Meizu to Launch Octa-Core Ubuntu Smartphone MX4  at MWC 2015
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Chinese smartphone manufacturer Meizu announced an Ubuntu edition of its existing mid-range smartphone MX4. According to a post by Meizu on a social networking site on Friday, the company will release MX4 Ubuntu edition at the upcoming Mobile World Congress 2015.

Meizu MX4 features decent specifications. Boasting a 5.36-inch JDI 1080P IPS OGS display, the MX4 packs an Octa Core Mediatek MT6595 SoC with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of in-built storage. The phone further features a 20.7MP rear camera with dual LED flash and a 2MP F/2.0 front camera.

The Ubuntu Edition will run on Flyme 4.0 OS and pack all the significant features of the OS. According to omgubuntu, the phone will be available at around $300 in the global market. The company further stated the device will be rolled out in China and Europe by April, this year. However, there is no announcement from Meizu about its availability in India.

Previously, following the launch of their Android ROM for selected smartphones, Ubuntu developer Canonical unveiled their first smartphone Aquaris E4.5 last week.

The Android smartphone boasts a 4.5-inch capacitive IPS qHD display with 540x960 pixels resolution. The budget smartphone further features Quad Core Cortex A7 CPU, Mali 400-MP2 GPU, 1GB RAM and 8GB ROM memory. Boasting an 8MP rear, 5MP front and all other necessary features, this fully unlocked Ubuntu smartphone is available at €169.90. It can be bought only through flash sale via bq website.