As speculated for a long time, Chinese smartphone vendor, Meizu today announced that Meizu M5S smartphone in China and revealed that the phone would go on sale on February 20. The Meizu M5S will traditionally be the successor to last year’s Meizu M3S, and due to some Chinese number problems, the company did not release a Meizu M4S.
The phone has all the specifications that rumors suggested till date. The Meizu M5S comes with a 5.2-inch 720p display that has support for the 2.5D curved glass to make the smartphone look beautiful. At the heart of the phone, we are looking at the 1.3 GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6753 64-bit processor along with Mali-T760 GPU to take care of the graphics in the phone. There is 3GB of RAM to support the SoC, and the phone comes in two storage variants- 16GB and 32GB.
Meizu M5S Key Specifications
- 5.2-inc HD display with 2.5D curved glass
- 1.3 GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6753 64-bit processor
- Mali-T760 GPU
- 3GB RAM
- 16GB and 32GB storage, up to 128GB expandable memory with microSD
- Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with Flyme OS 6.0
- 13MP rear camera with support for PDAF, f/2.2 aperture, and LED flash
- 5MP front-facing camera
- 3000mAh battery with support for fast charging
Cameras in the phone are mediocre as well. It has a 13MP rear-facing camera with dual-tone LED Flash, PDAF, f/2.2 aperture, 5P lens, and the sensor used in this phone is manufactured by Sony. Up front, there is a 5MP front-facing camera that has support for in-built beautification mode. The phone has support for 4G LTE and VoLTE, which is going to be the next big thing in the smartphone industry.
The Meizu M5S comes in four color variants: Moonlight Silver, Rose Gold, Star Gray, and Champagne Gold. The phone boots Android Marshmallow based Flyme OS 6.0 and has a 3000mAh battery, which is way below the competition.
Regarding pricing, the Meizu M5S costs 799 Yuan (approx. Rs. 7800) for the 16GB storage variant and 999 Yuan (approx. Rs. 9800) for the 32GB storage version. Both the variants come with 3GB of RAM. Aforesaid, the phone will go on sale from February 20 in China, and there are no details regarding Indian launch of the Meizu M5S, as of now.