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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