Meizu boss Heng Zhang has hinted on his Weibo that an Ubuntu phone from the company could be unveiled at MWC this year.
Across China’s Weibo, there are leaks tagged with “UFO”, hinting at an Ubuntu Flyme OS device designed especially for the international phone market, and that it could be unveiled at MWC. It was already rumoured that Canonical would have a new Ubuntu Meizu to show at MWC, now Meizu boss Heng Zhang is teasing the same.
In a Weibo post Heng Zhang posted that “the key to the UFO” could be shown at MWC. He didn’t mention which Meizu phone would come with Ubuntu, but many insiders believe it will either be a variant of the Meizu MX4 or Meizu MX4 Pro.
The Meizu Ubuntu phone will be the second Ubuntu device to launch this year behind Spanish brand BQ.