Today, Meizu has officially launched its much rumoured smartphone Meizu M3 Max in China. In 2016 alone, the company had launched quite a few smartphones including the Meizu MX6, Pro 6, M3 Note, M3E and few others. Along with Max, the E & U series are newly launched in 2016. As we reported earlier, the M3 Max comes with a 6-inch display is directly competing with the 6.44″ Xiaomi Mi Max that was launched in the first half of 2016. Talking about the device itself, the device looks sturdy with the Aluminum build unibody design.
It sports a 6-inch IPS display and comes with Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) resolution. While the rumours suggested the M3 Max to be the first device to launch with Helio P20 processor. Under the hood, the M3 Max is powered by Helio P10 octa-core processor coupled with Mali T860 GPU. It has 3GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage along with a MicroSD card slot for storage expansion additionally upto 128GB. On the camera front, there is a 13MP IMX258 sensor on the rear with f/2.2 aperture and PDAF, and a 5MP selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture on the front.
The device is backed by a 4100mAh battery that is said to give 11 hours of usage. With the12V/2A power adapter provided within the package, the device can be charged to 45% in just 30 minutes. The mBack home button with fingerprint sensor also supports AliPay mobile payment. It measures 163. 4 x 81.6 x 7.94 mm and in comparison, the Mi Max with 6.44-inch display measures 173.1 x 88.3 x 7.5 mm. With the metal body and 4100mAh battery, the M3 Max weighs 189 grams.
Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 2.4GHz and 5GHz, Bluetooth 4.1 LE, GPS, GLONASS and MicroUSB 2.0 port. It is priced at 1699 Yuan (approx $255 / Rs. 16,900) and will be on sale starting on September 15th in China. The device will be available in Champagne Gold, Gray, Silver and Rose Gold. Just like many other Chinese smartphone launches, there is no information about the international availability of the Meizu M3 Max.