Meizu has announced a new flagship phone which you can consider if you’re missing the Note 7 a bit too much. Meizu does seem to have gone far-and-wide to make sure its Pro 6 Plus stands as a good Note 7 alternative.
Design-wise, it is no slouch. It has a 7.3mm waistline and weighs 157 grams. It will be available in Gold, Grey and Silver colours.
The display is of 5.7-inch with 2K resolution and 430 nits of brightness. It is said to be pressure-sensitive and supports the Always On functionality, too.
Under the hood, you get Samsung’s own Exynos 8890 chip which is an octa-core clocked at either 2GHz (64 GB version) or 2.3GHz (128 GB version). The storage is of the faster UFS 2.0 standard.
At the back sits Sony’s latest IMX386 sensor with dual-tone ring flash consisting of 10 LEDs, f/2.0 aperture and 1.25nm pixels. It also sports OIS and has a much more advanced laser autofocus system which works at distances of up to 2 meter. The front camera is a 5 MP one with f/2.0.
The front also boasts a 0.15s fingerprint scanner from Samsung, which doubles as a heart-rate monitor. There is a class-leading ESS-made DAC audio chip for 32-bit audio too. Battery capacity is 3,400 mAh, which supports 24W fast-charging.
The software running is Android 6.0 Marshmallow, customized by Meizu and supporting what its maker calls an “AI Engine”. There are 400 new features from what Meizu tells us.
Pricing is set at $435 for the 64 GB variant, and goes up to $480 for 128 GB.
Meizu Pro 6 Plus Specifications:
- CPU: 2GHz octa-core
- Chipset: Samsung Exynos 8890
- OS: Android 6.0
- Supported Networks: 2G, 3G, 4G LTE; Dual-SIM
- 5.7-inch OLED with QHD (1440 x 2560) resolution
- RAM: 4 GB
- Internal: 64/128 GB; UFS 2.0
- Card Slot: no
- Primary: 12 MP, dual-tone LED, OIS, f/2.0, laser autofocus Sony IMX386
- Secondary: 5 MP
- Fingerprint scanner, heart-rate monitor
- Connectivity: Bluetooth, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C, LTE
- Battery: 3,400 mAh; 24W fast-charger
- Price: $435 (64 GB), $480 (128 GB)