Meizu teases a “stunning new OS”, Ubuntu Touch immediately pops into mind

Meizu teases a “stunning new OS”, Ubuntu Touch immediately pops into mind

Almost half a year passed since we last heard about the collaboration between Meizu and Canonical, the developer of Ubuntu. Back then, it was said that Meizu will be among the first manufacturers to make use of the convergence-oriented operating system and put it on some of its upcoming smartphones. Said phones were said to come sometime in 2014 and judging by one of the company's latest teasers, this might happen pretty soon. Meizu has been posting quite a few of these on Facebook, but one in particular, which regards a “stunning new OS”, caught our attention.

There's always the possibility that Meizu is talking about the upcoming fourth iteration of its own take on Android, Flyme OS, but it is highly probable that it is teasing us about its upcoming Ubuntu-running devices. The company is due to release at least one Ubuntu device by the end of 2014. The rumor mill had it that one of the rumored two versions of the upcoming Meizu MX4 flagship, which might see the light of day this very August, will be running Ubuntu. Without a shadow of doubt, the other one would be running the aforementioned Flyme OS. So, is the first Ubuntu smartphone just around the corner? Meizu's got the answer to that question.

source: Meizu via IntoMobile

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6 Comments

1. uchihakurtz

Posts: 427; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

lolwut? Ubuntu Touch ain't even ready yet. It's most probably a new version of FlyMe OS.

2. windowsRocks

Posts: 155; Member since: Oct 28, 2011

Once Ubuntu Touch is launched there will be a launcher on Android which will provide the same interface as UT.

3. duartix

Posts: 311; Member since: Apr 01, 2014

One word: NEW. Thus, it can't be Flyme OS.

4. sip1995

Posts: 1771; Member since: Feb 07, 2014

It still exists....WOW

5. syncronyze

Posts: 103; Member since: Apr 26, 2014

Or maybe Tizen? :p

6. a_tumiwa

Posts: 393; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

they create a new OS for their device silently!!!

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