Late last year China-based smartphone manufacturer Meizu has unveiled its flagship device – the 16. The Meizu 16 had come with top-of-the-line specifications that include – Snapdragon 845 SoC, Adreno 630 GPU and for the storage, the 16 featured multiple variants include 4/6/8GB of RAM and 64 or 128GB of onboard storage variants. It featured a 6-inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1080×2160 pixels. It also featured dual rear cameras (12MP+20MP) alongside a 20MP front camera as well. After the launch, reports suggested that the company’s CEO has confirmed that there would be a successor to the Meizu 16 flagship this year.
Rumors suggested that the successor would be named the Meizu 17; however there’s been a new leak surfaced online indicating that the successor to the Meizu 16 would be named as – the Meizu 16s, instead of 17. The new report, which technically is a certification from China that had revealed some of the details of what to expect from this year’s upcoming flagship from Meizu – the 16s. The report reveals that the Chinese 3C authority has certified the upcoming flagship from Meizu. The certification also reveals the Meizu 16s model number bearing – M971Q.
Further, the 16s is said to be featuring UP0830S USB port fast charge adapter, and it is believed to be bundled in the box. This new adapter is expected to be featuring Meizu’s mCharge capabilities, and the company had also earlier demonstrated its new Super mCharge technology at MWC 2017 as well. This might be the first implementation of the technology in the company’s new flagship – the Meizu 16s.
Earlier leaks of the 16s have shed some information about the specifications of the flagship device that include – Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 855 SoC, a 48MP primary sensor, a 3600mAh battery and lastly similar to its predecessor the 16s might also be featuring Super AMOLED display as well. Since the date on the certification is mentioned as this month, we can expect the launch of the 16s by Meizu by May of this year. Stay tuned to PhoneRadar for more such interesting updates.
(The featured image is of Meizu 16)