Following the tradition of the company to unveil Ubuntu edition variants of its flagship smartphones, Meizu has again decided to come up with an Ubuntu variant of its new flagship phone which is going to launch soon. So, after releasing Meizu MX4, and Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition, the company is now set to release the Meizu MX6 Ubuntu Edition model. Though we know only half of the story of this phone via leaks but we still have to wait for the official confirmation.
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So according to an invitation being sent out by the manufacturer, the Meizu MX6 will be unveiled on 19th of July. The device recently went through the AnTuTu benchmark test revealing that the phone specs. The latest rumors say that it will be a 5.5″ smartphone with a 1080p AMOLED screen, running on a deca-core Helio X20 (MTK6797) chipset, Mali-T880 GPU, metal unibody, and Ubuntu or Android Marshmallow with Flyme OS 5.2. Some reports suggested the MX6 will come with 4GB of RAM, but there will be a cheaper model with 3GB RAM and with 16GB storage.
The database entry confirms the screen resolution and Helio X20 chipset (Dual-core 2.3 GHz Cortex-A72 & quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU, Mali-T880MP4 GPU) with 4GB RAM. Though, the chip is a underclocked version of the Helio X25 behind the Meizu Pro 6.
It may feature a 12MP main camera and a 5MP selfie shooter. Pricing is also revealed in euros at 399 Euros, but we aren’t sure about the time when the phone will go on sale. Meizu co-founder Bai Yongxiang, who posted the information on his Weibo page. Mr. Bai also revealed that a lot of the technology on the handset is taken from the Pro 6. The phone will feature a fingerprint reader (like the PRO 5) and be available in a range of colors.
Likewise, the earlier releases it is expected that the Ubuntu editions have specs identical to the regular Android-powered versions. So, it is quite possible that the MX6 regular edition (Android one) also runs on Helio X20. We also expect both variants to feature 4GB of RAM. According to the latest information, Meizu is expected to unveil the brand new device on July.