Tag Archive: Meizu

Here’s your first look at the Meizu M5c

Meizu’s M5c is all set to make its debut shortly.

Meizu’s upcoming phone in the budget segment will be the M5c. An anonymous source shared a screenshot of the device’s official listing on Meizu’s website with us. The non-final version of the listing doesn’t list the specs, but it does give us a look at the design of the phone as well as the color options — black, blue, red, pink, and gold.

In terms of  [Read More…]

OnePlus and Meizu have been cheating benchmarks for some reason

Why are manufacturers still cheating on benchmarks?

An XDA Developers investigation in cooperation with our friends at Primate Labs, the company behind the excellent Geekbench test suite for Android, has uncovered a vast conspiracy of benchmarking infractions across thousands of Android devices.

OK, that’s not entirely true, but it sounds good, right? In reality, it was discovered that, as Samsung, HTC and others were found to be doing a number of years ago, OnePlus and Meizu have  [Read More…]

OnePlus and Meizu found to be inflating benchmark scores

The entire point of benchmark scores is comparing devices on an even playing field. If scores are being manipulated by CPU boosting and other methods that change the way the device behaves in specific apps, then the scores are no longer any use. Geekbench and XDA have found that both OnePlus and Meizu have been cheating benchmark scores by detecting benchmark apps and changing the way the device runs. Specifically, the OnePlus 3T and Meizu Pro 6. Here are the multi-core  [Read More…]

Meizu unveils affordable M5 Note and first wearable ever, the Meizu Band

Looking for an affordable smartphone this season? Chinese device maker Meizu has your back. The company has just pulled the veil off its new M5 Note handset, which despite the name doesn’t feature a pen companion. The Meizu M5 Note features decent specs, starting with a 5.5-inch with 1080 x 1920 pixel resolution complemented by

Meizu unveils the Pro 6 Plus with 5.7-inch QHD display, Exynos 8890 SoC

So. Many. Features.

At an event in Beijing, Meizu rolled out its latest flagship, the Pro 6 Plus. The phone is an upgrade to the Pro 6, offering a 5.7-inch QHD Super AMOLED display with 3D touch. It is powered by the 14nm Exynos 8890, the same SoC used in international models of the Galaxy S7.

Let’s dive into what’s on offer. The handset has an always-on mode for the display, and the panel is  [Read More…]

Chinese vendor Meizu is readying a Star Trek-themed handset

Samsung has launched limited edition models of its flagships with Batman and Iron Man branding, and it now looks like Chinese manufacturer Meizu is following suit with its upcoming Star Trek edition of the M3E. Leaked images of the phone reveal the Starfleet insignia on the back of the phone, as well as a custom launcher with backgrounds and icons from the franchise.

As for the phone itself, it looks like the Star Trek edition will  [Read More…]

Meizu EP51 review: Well-balanced, stylish wireless headphones

The quick take

Meizu’s EP51 earbuds are surprisingly well-built and well-balanced, and are priced just right. They may be difficult to find, but they’re worth tracking down.

The Good Design and build quality Balanced sound Fits nicely Impressive carrying case The Bad Middling microphone quality Average battery life

In the Box Meizu EP51 Carrying case MicroUSB charging cable Silicone tips Documentation

Meizu EP51 Technical Specifications Category Features Dimensions 16 x 23  [Read More…]

Meizu MX6 is now available with a deca-core processor, 4GB RAM for just $300

Meizu announced the release of the all new MX6 Android 6.0 Marshmallow smartphone. What makes this phone unique is it will be using the all new Sony Exmore RX IMX 386 camera which is supposed to be as good, if not better than Samsung’s cameras in its flagships smartphones. This would be a first for

Meizu m3 note: Could’ve been better

The quick take

After decent budget packages, the m1 note and m2 note, the m3 note from Meizu is quite an aberration from the predecessors, and aims to pack in solid internals in a stylish chassis. There are a few highlights like design and build quality with extended battery life, yet it fails to impress in overall performance.

The Good Design and build quality Flyme OS with mTouch Battery life The Bad Average camera performance No FM  [Read More…]

Meizu dips its toes into the U.S. market with a crowdfunded wireless speaker

Meizu, a name you most likely associate with its Chinese-market Android phones, is looking to dip its toes into the U.S. via an unexpected product: a wireless speaker. However, rather than going with a more traditional launch, Meizu has opted to introduce its “floating” wireless speaker via a crowdfunding effort on Indiegogo.

Called Gravity, the speaker features a design that make it look as if it’s floating mid-air. That’s due to its position atop a transparent acrylic block. What’s  [Read More…]