Meizu has announced the Pro 5 smartphone back in September and today the company has introduced the Ubuntu edition of the smartphone in partnership with Canonical; Canonical has introduced more than four devices in the past one year and the Meizu Pro 5 is highly specced and sophisticated smartphone among the rest says Canonical. The device features similar specifications of the Pro 5 original but the Ubuntu edition comes with only 3GB of Ram and 32GB internal storage variant. The device will be up for pre-order during the MWC event next week where it will also be showcased. Let’s quickly recap the specifications of the Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu edition.
Meizu PRO 5 Ubuntu Edition specifications:
The Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu edition is powered by Samsung-made Exynos 7420Soc clocked at (Quad 2.1GHz + Quad 1.5GHz) Octa-Core processor with Mali T720GPU for all graphical requirements and it sports a huge 5.7-inches Full HD(1080*1920) Super AMOLED display with 2.5D glass that comes protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. It packs in 3GB of LPDDR4 Ram and 32GB of internal memory that can be further expanded via a MicroSD card slot. Runs on Ubuntu OS right out of the box.
Talking about the cameras, the Meizu Pro 5 ubuntu edition features a big 21.2-megapixel Sony IX230 Exmor RS Rear camera sensor with dual-tone LED flash, Laser autofocus, PDAF and it can even record UHD 4K videos. Upfront, we have a 5-megapixel front facing OmniVision OV5670 sensor camera for selfies and video chats.
Connectivity features include 4G LTE(TD-LTE/FDD-LTE), 3G HSPA+, Hybrid Dual SIM where the second SIM slot can either be used either as a secondary SIM card slot or as a MicroSD card slot, WiFi 802.11ac/b/g/n(both the 2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, USB Type-C. A 3,050mAh battery is on board, we also have a fingerprint sensor on the home button.
Li Nan, VP at Meizu, said:
Having successfully launched our first device together in 2015, this new innovation demonstrates our close partnership, and continued desire to develop the most innovative and interesting mobile experiences for consumers all over the world. We have some interesting plans and so we’re looking forward to further deepening our partnership with Canonical in the future.