Metal-Clad Meizu MX5 with 20.7MP Camera, MediaTek Helio X10 SoC Launched in China; Price, Specifications
Metal-Clad Meizu MX5 with 20.7MP Camera, MediaTek Helio X10 SoC Launched in China; Price, SpecificationsMeizu

Chinese smartphone maker Meizu launched its flagship phablet MX5 in Beijing on Tuesday.

The new Meizu MX5 sports uni-body metal (T6063 grade aluminum) based body and comes packed with feature-rich camera specifications.

It boasts of a 20.7mp Sony IMX220 camera with dual-tone LED flash, laser-aided auto-focus, six physical lens, f/2.2 aperture enabling users to record clear and crisp 4K video.

It also comes with a Gorilla Glass 3 protective gear.

On the front, it houses 5mp camera with f/2.0 aperture and to enhance photography experience, it comes preloaded with FotoNation 2.0 app and Face AE, a face light boost feature with editing tools to get a nice selfie. 

Another notable feature of Meizu MX5 is the mTouch 2.0 finger-print sensor with stainless-steel ring on the home screen with option for registering five different profiles. In its bid to improve the phablet's durability, the company has incorporated a layer of water-proof silicone gel behind the module to prevent water and stain erosion.

Other stipulated features include 5.5-inch full HD AMOLED display, Android 5.x.x Lollipop with Flyme 4.5 UI, 2.2GHz Mediatek Helio X10 Octa-core SoC (System on Chip), 3GB RAM, 16GB/32GB/64GB and 3150 mAh battery.

Meizu MX4 price and release details:

The company has reportedly confirmed that the new Meizu MX5 will come in three colour variants, deep grey, silver, and champagne gold, under thee storage models – 16GB, 32GB and 64GB.

They are said to cost ¥1799 (around $290/€258/₹18,446), ¥1999 (around $322/€287/₹20,515) and ¥2399 (around $387/€344/₹34,620) respectively.

Meizu MX5 will initially hit stores in home market China on 5 July and will be released later in other regions.

Key Specifications of Meizu MX5:

Model Meizu MX5
  • 5.5-inch full HD (1920x1080p) AMOLED screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 shield
  • Pixel density: 401 ppi (pixels per inch)
OS Android 5.x.x with Proprietary custom Flyme v4.5 UI
Processor 2.2GHz Helio X10 Turbo Octa-core (ARM Cortex-A53) processor
GPU PowerVR G6200
Storage capacity 16GB/32GB/64GB (expandable)
  • Main: 20.7-megapixel Sony IMX220 camera with f/2.2 aperture, 6-element lens, dual-tone LED flash, laser aided focus, Corning Glass 3 protective shield
  • Front: 5.0-megapixel camera with f/2.0 aperture, smart selfie enhancement app FotoNation 2.0, Face AE- a face light boost feature
Battery 3150 mAh
Network 4G-LTE
Add-ons Finger-print senor (mTouch v2.0), Dual SIM slots, Bluetooth v4.1 (BLE), dual-band Wi-Fi (802.11 ac/b/g/n; 2.4GHz/5GHZ),A-GPS, GLONASS/GPS,
Dimensions 149.9 x 74.7 x 7.6 mm
Weight 149g
Colours deep grey, silver, and champagne gold
  • 16GB: ¥1799 (around $290/€258/₹18,446)
  • 32GB: ¥1999 (around $322/€287/₹20,515)
  • 64GB: ¥2399 (around $387/€344/₹34,620)

Image credits:  Meizu