Chinese consumer electronics company Meizu have launched their latest offering in their smartphone repertoire lined up for the year and the Meizu M5s is expected to go on sale on Monday, February 20, 2017, at in retail stores as well as online e-commerce platforms although all of it is limited to China for now. The M5s will reportedly be featured in the market in two different variants – 16GB storage at CNY 799 (roughly Rs. 7,800) and 32GB storage at CNY 999 (roughly Rs. 9,700) – and will be available in Rose Gold, Moonlight Silver, Champagne Gold, and Star Grey colors.
Meizu M5s Smartphone Specifications
Display and Design
The M5s from Meizu is expected to sport a 5.2-inch full HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS display with a pixel density of 282ppi. The device is expected to house a metal unibody design with a fingerprint sensor on the Home Button and Mizu’s mTouch technology which the company claims will unlock the smartphone in under 0.2 seconds.
The smartphone sports dimensions of 148.2×72.5×8.4mm, and weighs in at 143 grams.
Hardware and Software
The smartphone will be powered by a 1.3GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6753 SoC that’s coupled with 3GB of LPDDR3 RAM. It will be available in 16GB and 32GB inbuilt storage variants, expandable via microSD card (up to 128GB) in a hybrid dual-SIM configuration along with sporting Flyme 6.0 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow on the software front.
On the camera front, the Meizu M5s will house a 13-megapixel rear camera with a f/2.2 aperture, PDAF, and two-tone flash, OIS apart from a 5-megapixel front camera with an f/2.0 aperture and ArcSoft beautification software.
Battery and Connectivity
Powered by a 3000mAh battery, the M5s comes bundled with a 18W fast charger and has connectivity options like 4G LTE, GPS/ A-GPS, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (with support for both 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands), Bluetooth v4.0, 3.5mm headphone jack, and Micro-USB.