Meizu has just launched a new smartphone in India called as the Meizu M5. The new handset will be made available exclusively on TataCliq at a price of Rs 10,499 in Champagne Gold and Blue colour options. The smartphone has a 13MP camera, an octa-core processor, and 4G VoLTE support.
To recall, the Meizu M5 was released in October 2016, in China. The device was offered in two variants- 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage model priced at CNY 699 (roughly Rs 6,880), whereas the another variant with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage is priced at CNY 899 (roughly Rs 8,900). In India, only the 3GB RAM variant is launched by the company.
The device features a fingerprint scanner embedded on the Home Button at the front and the company claims that it can recognise fingerprints under 0.2 seconds. Coming to the design, the latest mobile boasts a polycarbonate body. It has power and volume buttons positioned at the right edge. On the bottom, there are speakers, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a charging port.
Coming to the specifications, the Meizu M5 features a 5.2-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) display wrapped under a 2.5D curved glass. The device runs on Android Marshmallow OS powered by Flyme OS 5.5 skin. It is a dual-SIM mobile with hybrid card slot which let users use the second slot as a microSD card. The Meizu M5 come equipped with a MediaTek MT6750 octa-core processor paired with Mali T860 GPU and 3GB of RAM.
On the camera front, the Meizu M5 offers a 13MP primary rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, 5P lens, PDAF, and f/2.2 aperture. Up front, it has a 5MP selfie snapper with a 4P lens and f/2.0 aperture. The device is powered by a 3070mAh battery which is claimed to deliver music playback of up to 66 hours, talk time of up to 37 hours, gaming of up to 9 hours, and 5 hours of photography.
The connectivity options on Meizu M5 include 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth, GPS/A-GPS, and Wi-Fi. The sensors on board include magnetometer, accelerometer, infrared, proximity sensor, gyroscope, and ambient light sensor. The device measures dimensions at 147.28×72.8x8mm and weighs 138 grams.