Putting a stop to numerous rumors and leaks rounding up the cyberspace, Chinese handset Meizu finally unveiled its next-generation flagship simply called the MX5. It comes with a 5.5-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display with Gorilla Glass 3, the octa-core Mediatek Helio X10 processor, 3GB of RAM, and a 20-megapixel camera that can take videos at 4K resolution. It comes in three storage variants: 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB; and is enclosed in a metal unibody with two plastic inlays for signal reception.
Meizu MX5 specs
- 5.5-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3, 1920 x 1020, 401ppi
- 2.2GHz 64-bit Octa-Core Mediatek Helio X10 MT6795T
- PowerVR G6200 MP4
- 3GB RAM
- 16GB, 32GB, 64GB internal storage (non-expandable)
- 20.7 MP rear AF camera with Dual Tone LED Flash
- 5MP front camera
- Dual-SIM (nano), Dual Standby, Dual LTE
- 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+
- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v4.1 with A2DP and LE, GPS with A-GPS and GLONASS
- Fingerprint sensor, mCharge Fast battery charging: 60% in 40 minutes
- Android OS with Flyme 4.5
- 3150 mAh battery (non-removable)
Coming in deep gray, silver, and champagne gold colors, the Meizu MX5 will cost starting at CNY 1,800 (*Php 13,100) for the 16GB version. Higher-tier versions won’t come in cheap as well: the 32GB version will sell for CNY 1,999 (*Php 14,600) and the top-of-the-line 64GB will arrive in stores in China with a price tag of CNY 2,399 (*Php 17,500).