Meizu PRO 5 Ubuntu Edition with 5.7 inch full HD display, fingerprint scanner unveiled

Months after launching the flagship Meizu PRO 5, Meizu has now launched a new variant of the flagship powered by Ubuntu – the Meizu PRO 5 Ubuntu Edition.


Meizu has announced the launch of the Meizu PRO 5 Ubuntu Edition, which is the company’s latest flagship smartphone powered by the Ubuntu OS with a full metal body, fingerprint scanner and the latest USB Type-C port. The device has a 5.7 inch Super AMOLED display with 2.5D glass, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Protection, 88-degree viewing angle and resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The smartphone is powered by a 2.1 GHz octa core Exynos 7420 processor along with 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage.

The Meizu PRO 5 Ubuntu Edition has a 21.6 MP rear facing laser auto focus camera with PDAF, Sony IMX230 Exmor RS BSI sensor, 6P lenses, f/2.2 aperture and dual tone LED flash. There is also a front facing 5 MP camera. The device runs on a massive 3050 mAh battery. The handset is will be displayed at the upcoming Mobile World Congress 2016 Expo in Barcelona. Pricing and availability will be revealed later.

Speaking about the Meizu PRO 5 Ubuntu Edition, Li Nan, VP, 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.”

Meizu PRO 5 Ubuntu Edition specs:

  • 5.7 inch display
  • 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution
  • 2.1 GHz octa core Samsung Exynos 7420 processor
  • Mali T760 GPU
  • 3 GB RAM
  • 32 GB internal memory
  • 21.6 MP primary camera
  • 5 MP front facing camera
  • Ubuntu OS
  • 3050 mAh battery