Meizu has announced a new smartphone today in an official event called the Meizu m3 Note that comes with a bigger battery and upgraded specifications if we compare it with its predecessor Meizu M2 Note that was launched last year. It comes with Grey, Silver and Golden color options and is priced at 799 yuan (around $123) for 2GB RAM + 16GB inbuilt storage variant and 999 yuan (around $154) for the 3GB RAM + 32GB inbuilt storage variant. Pre-orders have been started in China and it will be available for shipping starting April 11 in the home country. The global availability details have not yet been disclosed by the company.
Meizu M3 Note comes with features like a 5.5-inch LTPS 2.5D curved glass display with 450 nits brightness and 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution and is powered by the 1.8 GHz Octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 processor with Mali T860 GPU. It comes with 16GB inbuilt storage + 2GB RAM and 3GB RAM + 32GB storage variants with expandable storage up to 128GB with microSD card. It runs on the Android 5.1 Lollipop babased Flyme OS 5.1 and supports Dial-SIM.
It features a 13-megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, PDAF, f/2.2 aperture and 5P lens and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture and 4P lens is also there. It is backed up by the 4100mAh battery and connectivity options includes 4G LTE with voLTE, dual-band WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS. It measures 153.6 × 75.5 × 8.3mm and weights 163 grams. It comes with a mTouch 2.1 fingerprint sensor available in the home button that can unlock the phone in just 0.2 seconds.
Last month, M3 Note was spotted on AnTuTu database with most of its key specs. The AnTuTu listing confirms that the Meizu M3 note will have a Full HD display with 1920×1080 pixel resolution will be a 5.5-inch in size. It runs on the Android 5.1 Lollipop OS out of the box and will have two variants. One will have 2GB of RAM and 16GB inbuilt storage capacity and the other one will have 4GB of RAM with 32GB inbuilt storage capacity.
Meizu M3 note will be powered by the MediaTek MT6755m processor also called as the Mediatek Helio P10 soc with Mali-T860 GPU. It will feature a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front facing camera as well. No other details are currently available in the AnTuTu listing. Other rumored specs includes a 3,200 mAh battery and standard connectivity options. But the actual specs are more promising than this AnTuTu listing of the device.
The global launch and pricing details are not shared by the company yet, but we are expecting that this phone will be launched in India next month.
Stay tuned for more news and updates.