Wednesday, 17 February 2016

Meizu and Canonical launch PRO 5 Ubuntu Edition smartphone

Meizu and Canonical have today announced the launch of the Meizu PRO 5 Ubuntu Edition. On paper, the PRO 5 looks like a powerful device, capable of competing with all high-end smartphones currently on the market.

Jane Silber, CEO, Canonical, said: “Our partnership with Meizu continues to result in the creation of beautifully designed hardware that perfectly complements the Ubuntu user experience. Users are always at the heart of our work together –something that brings an intuitive and rewarding experience to consumers everywhere.”

The PRO 5 Ubuntu Edition will be available across Europe and China, with pre-orders commencing during Mobile World Congress (22nd – 25th February).

Meizu PRO 5 Ubuntu Edition specifications

  • Samsung Exynos 7420 Octa-core processor
  • 5.7-inch 1920×1080 AMOLED display
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • LPDDR4 memory technology

We’ll have further details on the new PRO 5 Ubuntu Edition smartphone in due course.

from Linux User & Developer – the Linux and FOSS mag for a GNU generation

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