Ubuntu Touch-powered Meizu MX4 Pro caught in the wild

Ubuntu Touch-powered Meizu MX4 Pro caught in the wild
Back in August, Meizu teased that it might release a “stunning new OS” in the indefinite future. Given that the manufacturer's latest device, the Meizu MX4, comes with its home-made take on Android, Flyme OS, it's rather clear that we are dealing with a completely new platform, most probably Ubuntu Touch.

It was also rumored that certain versions of the Meizu MX4, namely the MX4 Pro, might be powered by said platform. It seems that this might indeed be the case, as an alleged Meizu MX4 Pro has been caught in the wild, and guess what - it's running Ubuntu Touch.

There is no exact word on when the the MX4 Pro might make its debut, provided that the leaked images hold water and Meizu actually releases such device. Apart from being pretty compelling in the firmware department, the Meizu MX4 Pro is also rumored to come with a 5.4-inch Quad HD display, a Samsung-made 20nm Exynos 5430 SoC, а 20MP rear camera, and either 3 or 4GB of RAM, though the latter is quite unlikely. A trendy-of-late fingerprint sensor might also make it to the specs sheet of the rumored Ubuntu Touch bearer.


source: CNMO via GSMDome

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8 Comments

1. der_damo

Posts: 213; Member since: Sep 16, 2014

Can't wait to get my hands on one of those :o

2. Ziggy

Posts: 79; Member since: Oct 03, 2014

I'm not into meizu phones but I always wanted a nexus 4 just to test UT. Looks amazing.

3. realjjj

Posts: 375; Member since: Jan 28, 2014

The first picture is the one from Meixu Italy blog announcing Ubuntu for the MX4 in dechttp://blog.meizu.it/ubuntu-disponibile-meizu-mx4-partire-dicembre/ The second is most likely a render and all the others just screenshots so no MX4 Pro here.

4. bendgate unregistered

Good UI.

5. bored_guy147

Posts: 43; Member since: Jun 11, 2014

Me wont

6. thed00mshr00m

Posts: 4; Member since: Oct 03, 2014

Oh Ubuntu, such an awesome distribution of Linux

7. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

Just tried out Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Lubuntu 14.04. I felt Ubuntu is more to my liking maybe I am used to MacOS X.

8. saiki4116

Posts: 413; Member since: Mar 31, 2011

At last a phone will actually make good use of 3GB or 4GB RAM

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