Meizu has already launched four smartphones under the Meizu 16 series including the Meizu 16x and Meizu 16s. Today, the company launched the fifth smartphone called Meizu 16Xs. It is also the company’s first ever smartphone with triple camera setup. The Meizu 16Xs will be competing with the newly launched Redmi K20 and Realme X smartphones. Just like other smaller Chinese companies, Meizu smartphones also have a limited market reach. Apart from China, Meizu also has a little fan base in Russia.
The Meizu 16Xs comes with a 3D curved body and aluminum frame. It sports a 6.2-inch AMOLED display with Full HD+ (2232 x 1080 pixels) resolution and 18.6:9 aspect ratio. Meizu is calling this display as Extreme bezel-less display as it comes with no notch or bezels. The display is also VDE certified for blocking the harmful Blue light. Under the hood, the device comes powered by the 11nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 Mobile Platform coupled with Kryo 460 CPU and Adreno 612 GPU.
It comes with 6GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 64GB/128GB of UFS flash storage. There is no MicroSD card for further expansion of storage on this device. Talking about the cameras, the triple camera setup on the rear sports a 48MP Samsung GM1 sensor with f/1.7 aperture, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle sensor with f/2.2 aperture, and a 5MP monochrome sensor with f/1.9 aperture. For selfies, the Meizu 16Xs comes with a 16MP front-facing camera with f/2.2 aperture. Both the front and rear cameras support portrait mode and HDR+.
It is backed by a 4,000mAh non-removable battery and supports 18W mCharge fast charging. The Meizu 16Xs comes with an in-display fingerprint scanner which can also be used for authorizing payments on AliPay and WeChat. It also supports face unlock which uses the front camera to unlock. It runs on Android 9.0 Pie based Flyme 7 OS out of the box and includes the all-new Hyper Gaming mode. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, and USB Type-C port.
The device measures 152 x 74.4 x 8.3 mm and weighs 165 grams. It will be available in Coral Orange and Atlantis Blue color options. Talking about the pricing, the Meizu 16Xs with 64GB and 128GB of internal storage is priced at CNY 1698 (approx USD 245 / INR 17,000) and CNY 1998 (approx USD 290 / INR 20,000) respectively. It will be available for pre-orders starting today and will go on sale from June 10th. Stay tuned on Phone Radar for more details!