Meizu MX5e with 5.5-inch AMOLED display, 16MP camera, metal body goes official

Meizu MX5e, an affordable variant of the MX5 has been announced in China silently. It is also the latest phablet in the MX series. Lets go through the specifications of the device.


Meizu MX5e Specifications

The Meizu MX5e features a 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD Super AMOLED display, which is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. It has 100% increase in NTSC colour gamut, 10000:1 contrast ratio and a brightness of up to 500 nits. It is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio X10 (MT6795T) 64-bit processor along with PowerVR G6200 GPU. It has 3 GB of RAM and comes in 16 / 32 storage variants, which cannot be expanded via microSD card. The device runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop out of the box with Flyme OS 4.5 on top of it.

The MX5e comes with a 16 megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, Laser Auto Focus, 6P lenses. It records 4K videos as well. On the front, it has a 5 megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture for selfies and video calling. The phablet is 7.6 mm thick and weighs just 149 grams. It has a full metal body with magnesium alloy frame along with mBack touch-sensitive home button, which offers different functions based on press. Also, comes with mTouch 2.0 fingerprint recognition technology for payments using mPay.

The MX5e includes 4G LTE (TD-LTE / LTE-FDD), 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (Dual Band), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS as connectivity options. The phablet packs in a 3,150 mAh battery under the hood with mCharge support.

The Meizu MX5e is available in Gold and White/Silver color variants and has been priced at CNY 1499 (US $231 / INR Rs 15,397 approximately) for the 16GB storage variant whereas the 32GB ROM costs CNY 1699 (US $262 / INR Rs 17,451 approximately). It is now currently selling in China from the official online store.

The company has also launched the Meizu m3 note in China. It goes on sale starting from April 11, 2016.

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