Meizu is expected to make some important announcements at a grand event in Beijing on 23 September, where it is expected to unveil 'Pro 5'. Rumours are flying high in the tech world about Pro 5, which is supposedly the name of the next flagship smartphone from Meizu.
There has been a lot of hype built around the new flagship, which is set to debut during the "GO PRO" product launch.
According to a new leak, Meizu Pro 5 is expected to set foot in the real world on 23 September and run the company's latest Flyme 5 based on Android 5.1.1, Android Headlines reports. The latest version of Meizu's home-grown Android skin, Flyme 5, was originally mentioned in AnTuTu listing for Pro 5 but the chief design architect of Flyme, Yan Yang, confirmed on Weibo that the new OS will be launched on 23 September.
In addition to feeding the fans about the Flyme 5 release date, Yang also shared some screenshots of the new OS. He also revealed that Flyme 5 will be available on MX5 smartphone followed by other devices in the company's portfolio. Take a look at the Flyme 5 images shared by Yang on Weibo below:
Besides the latest development, top company officials have confirmed specific details about the unreleased handset. For instance, Meizu VP Li Nan revealed the official name of the flagship as Meizu Pro 5, which scratched other possible names such as Meizu MX5 Pro or NIUX.
As for the specifications, there have been leaks suggesting the Meizu Pro 5 will be powered by either Samsung's Exynos 7420 or MediaTek's Helio X20 deca-core processor but not the Snapdragon 820 chipset as Meizu VP revealed.
In addition, a 3GB or 4GB RAM along with 32GB memory is expected to back the processor, GSM Arena reported.
Meizu Pro 5 will reportedly pack a 5.5-inch Full HD display and a 21-megapixel primary camera. The handset is expected to be priced around CNY 3,000 ($470, Rs 31,000).