Meizu, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer is attempting to make a name for itself in an increasingly busy, crowded market. While the Meizu smartphone maker company not as big as giants as such, as Huawei – but it’s still got some recognition, and will hope to increase that with the announcement of the latest device in the M-series – the Meizu M5s Smartphone. The new smartphone was officially unveiled today, ahead of its launch in its home country China on Monday, February 20.
Meizu M5s Smartphone Features
The Meizu M5s is a well-specced phone, it features a 5.2 inch IPS HD display with the screen resolution of 1280 × 720 pixels, which is disappointing, but it does help keep the price low. The device is 8.4mm thick, which seems to be in the normal nowadays, and weighs at 143 grams. The phone will come with a metal anodized and sandblasted body plus there is also a 2.5D curved glass on the front to give it a premium finish.
The phone will run Flyme operating system, although the company has declined to state which version of Android the skin will be based on. The device is powered by an octa-core MediaTek processor and equipped with 3GB of RAM. The phone comes with two storage variants: a 16GB and 32GB of internal storage capacities. There is also a MicroSD card storage that boasts the internal storage space.
Regarding the camera, there is a 13 megapixel rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, dual color temperature flash, and a 5 element lens. On the front, there is a 5 megapixel front facing camera for selfies shooter.
Under the hood, the smartphone packs a 3,000mAh battery inside and also come with the support of fast charging technology. The company claims that the phone will charge to 56 percent in half an hour by using 18W of a peak power, which is apparently 60 percent faster than the industry average. The home button doubles the fingerprint sensor by using Meizu’s mTouch technology. The device will available in four color options: Rose gold, Silver, Champagne, and Gray.
Meizu M5s Smartphone Specs
- 2 inch IPS HD display
- 1280 × 720 pixels Resolution
- 5D curved glass
- Flyme OS
- Octa-core MediaTek processor
- 3GB of RAM
- 16GB and 32GB of internal storage
- 13 megapixel rear camera
- 5 megapixel front facing camera
- 3,000mAh battery
- With fast charging technology
- fingerprint sensor, using Meizu’s mTouch technology
Meizu M5s Smartphone Price
The device will go on sale in China on February 20, 2017 and priced at 799 CNY (around $116) for 16GB model and 999 CNY (roughly $145) for the 32GB model.
Meizu M5s Smartphone Availability