The latest high-end Ubuntu phone will be available globally

The Mezu PRO 5 will be the fifth Ubuntu smartphone launched in the last twelve months. Canonical claims, with reason, that it will be “the most sophisticated and feature-rich Ubuntu phone in the market.” … a quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 and quad-core 2.1.0 GHz Cortex-A57.


The new high-end Ubuntu smartphone will also sport a highly durable 5.7-inch 1920×1080 screen made with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The 5.7-inch active-matrix organic light-emitting diode, (AMOLED) display screen boasts 1080×1920 pixels (~386 ppi pixel density).

Meizu PRO 5 Ubuntu Edition

The phone also comes with 32 or 64 GBs of low-power, double-data-rate, random access memory (LPDDR4).
The Meizu PRO 5 Ubuntu Edition supports LTE for 4G data. For your other data networking needs it also supports 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi, WiFi Direct, and Bluetooth 4.1.
As for the operating system, this phone will be running the newest version of mobile Ubuntu: Ubuntu Touch OTA-9.

According to Jane Silber, Canonical ‘s CEO, the company remains committed to the vision of reinventing personal computing through a single, adaptive platform for all personal device form factors. For example, the long-awaited first Ubuntu tablet, the Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition tablet, can be used both as a tablet or, with an HDMI monitor and a Bluetooth mouse and keyboard, as a PC.