As announced earlier, Meizu has officially unveiled the flagship Meizu 16s smartphone today in China. However, there is no Meizu 16t which was recently leaked with the triple camera setup. Talking about the Meizu 16s, it comes with the 3D curved glossy finish body and aluminum frame. It will be available in Classic White, Phantom Blue, and Carbon Black color options. Unlike the other smartphones in the market, the Meizu 16s still comes with the notch-less display.
The Meizu 16s sports a 6.2-inch AMOLED display with Full HD+ (2232 × 1080 pixels) resolution and 18.6:9 aspect ratio. It also supports DC dimming technology and offers 91.53% screen-to-body ratio. Under the hood, the device comes powered by the 7nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform coupled with Kryo 485 CPU and Adreno 640 GPU. It comes with 6GB and 8GB of RAM and will be available in 128GB and 256GB storage options. The device also runs on the latest Android 9.0 Pie-based Flyme OS out of the box.
Coming to the camera department, the device comes with a 48MP Sony IMX586 sensor and a 20MP Sony IMX350 sensor on the rear. It supports 4-axis OIS, AI scene detection, and all-new Super Night mode. However, there is no telephoto or wide-angle sensor on the Meizu 16s. For selfies, the company is offering the new 20MP Samsung 3T2 sensor. Both the front and rear cameras offer portrait and AI beauty modes. The Super Night mode will be made available on the earlier launched devices through a software update in the coming months.
While there is an in-display fingerprint scanner, the company also added face unlock support. It is backed by a 3,600mAh non-removable battery and comes with 24W fast charging technology. It also supports NFC and the users can use Meizu Pay for making payments and using the local transit systems. Meizu 16s also features dual-band GPS for more accurate tracking and support dual SIM dual standby. It measures 151.9 x 73.4 x 7.6 mm and weighs 165 grams. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, and USB Type-C port.
Talking about the pricing and availability, the base variant of the Meizu 16s with 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage is priced at CNY 3198 (approx USD 475 / INR 33,000). The 8GB RAM variant with 128GB and 256GB of internal storage will be costing CNY 3498 and CNY 3998 respectively. While the pre-orders begin today, the shipping will begin next week. Stay tuned on PhoneRadar for more details!