It has been over two months since pre-orders for the Meizu PRO 5 Ubuntu Edition went live so naturally customers were anxious to know when Canonical will provide more information about this handset, and it has come out with some new information today. The “most powerful Ubuntu phone” is now available for purchase, it can be ordered online by anyone and everyone who didn’t place a pre-order for the device back when they were open.
The Meizu PRO 5 Ubuntu Edition is marketed as the first flagship smartphone powered by Canonical’s operating system. Since it offers a single platform across devices, the handset will appeal largely to Ubuntu users and not so much to those who don’t even know what it is.
The Meizu PRO 5 Ubuntu Edition features an octacore Samsung Exynos 7420 processor with 3GB RAM, ARM Mali-T760 graphics processor, 32GB expandable internal storage, 5.7 inch full HD AMOLED display, a 3,050mAh battery as well as a 21 megapixel rear and a 5 megapixel front camera. It ships with the latest Ubuntu OTA 10 OS which makes the content centric Scope experience on this handset smoother than ever.
You can purchase the Meizu PRO 5 Ubuntu Edition exclusively from en.jd.com, those who are based in Russia can order the smartphone by going here. It retails at $369.99.