Meizu is expanding its smartphone portfolio. Building on the success of its MX4, Meizu is all set to launch the MX5. Press invites for a special event on 30 June clearly point at the MX5 release.
Now, latest leaks have revealed the handset's design, price and specifications. Although Meizu hasn't confirmed the rumours, it is good to have a heads-up on what to expect in a new product ahead of its launch.
The latest set of leaked images reveals a full metal body for the MX5. The new images leaked by Gizmo China are in line with previous leaks and confirm Meizu's plans to build a premium flagship. In fact, the company's press invite for the 30 June event has a "Full Metal Jacket" tag, which hints at a metal body, according to GSM Arena.
According to Gizmo China, the leaked metal case also shows a large cutout for home button, suggesting at integrated fingerprint scanner for the MX5.
Besides, leaked reports have outlined other specifications of the smartphone.
The upcoming Meizu flagship is expected to be powered by a 2.3GHz octa-core Mediatek MT6795T processor, 3GB RAM and 16GB storage expandable up to 128GB. The handset is likely to feature a 5.5-inch Full HD display and a 20-megapixel rear-facing camera with flash along with 3MP front snapper. Serving as the powerhouse in the Meizu MX5 would be a massive 3,150mAh battery to keep the handset running for long hours.
On the software front, users can expect Android Lollipop with the company's own Flyme OS on top of it.
Pricing has been a crucial factor for Chinese smartphone vendors. To compete with its rivals, Meizu is expected to price its MX4 at around 121799 Yuan (about $290/ ₹18,410) in China.