Tag Archive: Meizu


There isn’t going to be a Snapdragon 865+, according to Meizu

The Snapdragon 865 will remain top dog for a while.

What you need to know Qualcomm is probably not releasing a Snapdragon 865+ this year despite early rumors to the contrary. Meizu’s CMO, Wan Zhigiang, shared the information in a post on Weibo. Qualcomm had previously released an 855+ last year mid-cycle, fueling expectations that it would do so this year.

Qualcomm was expected to follow up its flagship Snapdragon 865 with a secondary 865+ SoC later  [Read More…]

Meizu Zero holeless phone lands on Indiegogo, can be yours for $1,300

Meizu Zero has zero ports and an exorbitant price tag.

Meizu made waves when it showed off the Zero earlier this month, with the phone lacking a speaker grille, charging port, physical buttons, or even a SIM card slot. All you get is a slab of glass up front with a unibody ceramic chassis. If you’re interested, the phone is now up for crowdsourcing on Indiegogo for $ 1,300.

The phone uses Meizu’s Super mCharge Wireless technology  [Read More…]

The Meizu Zero is the world’s first phone without a charging port

There’s also no speaker grill, SIM card slot, or physical buttons.

Chinese smartphone brand Meizu releases a lot of phones throughout the year that often go unnoticed by consumers in the West, but with the release of the new Meizu Zero, people all around the globe are taking note of the new device. Why? It’s the world’s first entirely holeless phone.

When Meizu calls the Zero “holeless”, it really means it. The Meizu Zero doesn’t have a  [Read More…]

Meizu M6s announced with Samsung’s new Exynos 7872 processor

The Meizu M6s is a showcase for Samsung’s latest mid-range chip.

The latest phone to come from Chinese OEM Meizu is the M6s, and while we understand it can be difficult to get excited about mid-range handsets in the Android space, the M6s has a couple tricks up its sleeve that helps it to stand out from the crowd.

First and foremost, the most notable aspect the M6s has going for it is that it’s the first  [Read More…]

Meizu Pro 7 and Pro 7 Plus are now official with dual screens and dual rear cameras

The Pro 7 Plus is first phone to be powered by MediaTek’s 10nm Helio X30.

After months of leaks and rumors, Meizu’s Pro 7 and Pro 7 Plus are now official. The standout feature on the phones is the secondary display at the back, which allows you to take selfies using the dual rear cameras. Meizu went with a similar configuration as Huawei for its dual camera configuration — the primary 12MP lens is an RGB sensor, and the  [Read More…]

Meizu Pro 7 with secondary display all set to launch on July 26

The Pro 7 will let you take selfies with the rear camera.

Meizu will unveil its next flagship, the Pro 7, on July 26. The highlight of the phone is a secondary at the back that will allow you to take selfies with the rear camera. The secondary screen is a full-color display, with a leak from earlier this month showing off a game running on the secondary display.

Meizu is one of the few manufacturers  [Read More…]

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 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…]