Meizu’s Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition To Have A $370 Starting Price Tag

News surrounding one of the most powerful devices to feature Ubuntu Touch OS suggests that the device is nearing its release date with pricing already disclosed by Meizu.

The Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition which is currently listed on the official website of the OEM is said to have a starting price of $370 debugging previous rumors which pointed to a $500 price tag.

With the actual release date in a just a few days time, potential buyers can register with their email address and receive instant notification as soon as the device hit the stores.

Meizu Pro 5


The highly anticipated device will launch with Samsung’s Exynos 7420 processor which features a dual quad-core system with the utilization of combined A53 and A57 reaching clock speeds of 2.1GHz.

The phone will feature an FHD display encased in a wonderfully build magnesium alloy body.

The handset is said to be available in two flavours with one featuring 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage while the other will have 4GB of RAM and 64GB of onboard storage, both variants support microSD cards of up 128GB.

Meizu Pro 5

Despite its top-notch features, the device does have a few drawbacks as those hoping to double it up as a desktop device — convergence — won’t be able to at the moment due to software limitations that should be fixed with an OTA update.

Unconfirmed reports have suggested the Canonical is exploring ways of using wireless display technologies like Miracast to solve the lack of convergence problem with the Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition.

Those residing in the United States should be aware that device does not support most network bands in the US and given the fact it has not been granted FCC certification, purchasing it might be difficult for US customers.

About The Author
Lamin Kanteh
Lamin loves smartphones and was introduced to the world of mobile devices with Android. Ubuntu is new to him, but he is enjoying writing about it so far.
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