The Meizu MX4 may have the looks to stand toe-to-toe with the flagships -- as long as you like its squarish shape -- but its buggy software and poor performance mean you should steer clear for now.
The unlocked Meizu MX3 offers a wild Android UI and eight computing cores.
The Ubuntu two are the first phones to ditch Android for Ubuntu. See what you think of the new software in our hands-on video.
Running Android Jelly Bean but with an interface that's closer to iOS, the Meizu MX3 could be a distant cousin of a classic iPhone.
The unlocked Meizu MX3 tweaks Android Jelly Bean with an eye for iOS style and unique controls.
Ubuntu is coming to phones and tablets, and the Meizu MX3 and BQ Aquaris offer a glimpse of what that could be like.
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Here's what a quad-core iPhone clone running Android Ice Cream Sandwich looks like.
We caught up with Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth to find out why he chose to partner with lesser-known manufacturers Meizu and BQ.
Android rival Ubuntu will be in "mid- to high-end" phones built by BQ and Meizu, the first manufacturers to commit to the British-made OS.
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