Meizu has launched a new smartphone, i.e., the M3 Note priced at 799 Yuan. The device comes with 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB as its internal storage and can be expanded to 128 GB using an external Mirco SD card. It is powered by MediaTek MT6755(Helio P10) Octa-Core processor clocked at 2.0 GHz. The design of the device is simple and almost similar to the previous device, i.e., the M2 Note and runs on the Flyme 5.1. The device packs a 4100 mAh Li-Poly Battery and runs on Android Lollipop 5.1. If you are planning to purchase the device then here are the Tips and Tricks of the same which can help you in a better understanding of your smartphone.
Insertion of the SIM card is the very first thing that any user does when they purchase a device. To insert the SIM card on the M3 Note, power off your device if you have booted it and remove the SIM card try using the SIM Ejector Pin. Now place the SIM cards on the tray as per marked direction and push the tray back and boot your device. You have successfully inserted SIM card on your device and will be ready for use in some time.
The SIM card supported by the device is Nano SIM Card. The device comes with a Hybrid SIM card slot where you can either insert a Nano SIM card or expand the storage on the device by 128 GB using an external Micro SD Card Slot.
Sharing of the Data network can be done using the tethering mode on your device. To share the Data network on your device, open the Settings and tap on More in Wireless and Connectivity. In the new window, tap on Tethering & portable hotspot and toggle the off button to enable that on your device.
Screenshot can be captured just by pressing the power button along with the volume down button on your device. The captured screenshot is then saved to the gallery window on your device.
There are two ways in which you can check for updates on your device.
Method 1: You can open the System Updates application directly from the home screen to check for updates.
Method 2: In this you need to open the settings and tap on About Phone in the System Section. In the new window, tap on system Updates. The device checks for Updates and if there is no new updates “Your system is upto date is displayed on the screen.
External apps can be installed by enabling the Unkown sources option on your device. To use this on your device, open the Settings and tap on fingerprint and security. In the new window tap on the Unknown sources and toggle the off button and click on the OK button to enable that on your device. Now you can install any number of external apps without an apk on your device.
The quick settings in the notification panel cannot be customized on the device.
Powe saving mode is used to enhance the battery life on your device. To enable that on your device, open the Settings and tap on battery in the device section. In the new window you will find the Power modes under the optimization section. Now tap on mode modes and toggle the button adjacent to the power saving mode to enable that on your device.
Acceleration and Proximity are the sensors avaialble on the device and helps in automating the device.
No, there are no led notification lights available on the device.
Screen Pinning feature is available on the device with Android Lollipop on it. Though the device comes with Android Lollipop on it there is no such option available on the device using which you can enable the Unknown Sources option on your device.
The device comes with EBook, Map, Clock, Calender, Email, Calculator, Music, Videos, Life, Weather, File Explorer, Upgrade, Settings, Recorder, App Store and Themes Apps pre-installed on it
Yes, there is an option available on the device using which you can move the apps from internal to external storage on your device.
The device comes with bloatware applications like Game Cneter, News, Scanner and Touchpal pre-installed on it.
The bloatware applications cannot be removed from your device, they can be uninstalled if you don’t want to use them on your device.
The device comes with 16 GB as its internal storage and around 8.4 GB of free space is available for the end user rest of the space is occupied by pre installed apps and OS.
The device comes with 2 GB of RAM and around 1.2 GB of free RAM is available when no apps are running on the device.
Yes the device does support the USB OTG and helps in transferring of the data from device to drive and vice-versa.
The radio wave exposure guidelines employ a unit of measurement known as Specific Absorption Rate(SAR). The SAR limit recommended by the international commission on non-ionizing radiation protection is 2 W/Kg averaged over the 10g tissue. The SAR value for the device is yet to be known for the Indian Variant, we will update the information later.
The device comes with Android Lollipop 5.1 out of the box and runs on customized Flyme OS 5.1. There is no information about the device getting the Android M Update but the brand have already started working on the latest update and device may get it soon.
The device comes with a fingerprint scanner on the home button. To add a fingerprint on your device, open the Settings and tap on Fingerprint and security. In the new window, tap on fingerprint management and click on add fingerprint. Now place the finger on sensors to record your impression. Once you are done with adding a fingerprint, you need to add an additional security code which may be a pattern or pin or complex password.
The device comes with various camera filter which can be used before you capture the images. The different filters on the device include Marron, Black& White, Film, Oxidation, Absinthe Green, Lilac, Azure, Virid, Wood, Olive Yellow and Pale Black.
The picture size of the camera on the device include the following Resolution and Aspect Ratio.
To change the Theme on your device, open the Theme App from the App Drawer and check for the themes. Once you are one with the selection, tap on the Apply button to use the theme on your device. You have successfully changed the theme on your device.
To change the wallpaper on your device, open the Settings and tap on Personalization in the System section. In the new window, tap on System Wallpaper and click on the wallpaper to apply that on your device.
These are the general questions that any user search for when they purchase a new device. If you still have any question related to the device then pass your message on PhoneRadar Forum or you can tweet us @PhoneRadarBlog.