Chinese phone maker Meizu is all set to enter Indian markets with its M1 Note Smartphone. The handset will be available exclusively on Amazon.in and will go on sale on May 20, 2015 at 2PM.
The handset was announced back in December 2014 for the chinese markets and it highly resembles to iPhone 5C. The 16GB version was priced at 999 Yuan / US$160 / Rs. 10,200 and the 32GB storage variant had price-tag of 1199 Yuan / US$190 / Rs. 12,250. There is no official official word on the exact price in India however, we expect it to be almost same. Update: The Meizu M1 Note has been officially launched in India and the 16GB variant is priced at Rs. 11,999.
[wpsm_quote author=”Li Nan, the Vice president of Meizu” float=”left” width=”100%”] We see India as a huge opportunity and are very excited to bring the much awaited m1 note to the country. We are committed to bring high-quality technology at a very attractive price and deliver a great user experience. The Meizu m1 note will come at an incredibly affordable price point of INR 11999. The superior quality and performance at a very competitive price will ensure providing the best experience to mobile users. We are also thrilled to partner with Amazon India and leverage their breadth of expertise to give the best customer experience when ordering for a device.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Samir Kumar, Director, Category Management, Amazon India” float=”left” width=”100%”]We are excited to be the partner of choice for Meizu in India and offer our customers the opportunity to own Meizu m1 note smartphone. This aligns with our vision of offering customers in India the widest selection at low prices, fast and reliable delivery and a trustworthy shopping experience.[/wpsm_quote]
Meizu M1 Note Specifications
It is a dual sim handset (3G + 4G) with dual standby and has measurements of 150.7 x 75.2 x 8.9 mm. The weight is 145 Grams and sports a powerful 3140 mAh Li-Po battery inside. The battery is claimed to give 40 Hours of 2G talk time, 12 Horus 4G Web surfing, 15 Hours of video playback and up to 60 hours of music.
The 5.5-Inch GFF Full Lamination display is made up using the PSR technology for low power consumption. The screen has 1920 x 1080 pixels full HD resolution, 403 ppi pixel density, 450 nits brightness and 72% NTSC gamut.
Inside comes a 1.7GHz Octa Core Cortex-A53 64-Bit MediaTek MT6752 processor with Mali-T760 GPU. The chipset is claimed to be up to 50% powerful than the Snapdragon 615 Soc. It has 2GB of RAM and sports 16GB and 32GB internal storage options. Sadly, there is no MicroSD Card slot available.
The Meizu M1 Note Specs also include a powerful 13 Mega Pixel main camera on the back with 1/3.06-Inch CMOS Sensor, F/2.2 Aperture, 5-Element Lens, BlueGlass IR Filter, Auto Focus, HDR, Geo-Tagging etc. Further more, company has equipped this mobile phone with a 5 mega pixel secondary camera on the front with F/2.0 Aperture, 1.12 µm pixel size, uses Face AE Technology and Pure Cell Noise reduction technology for better selfie clicks.
Talking about connectivity, it has Cat4 (150 / 50 Mbps) LTE Speeds, HSPA (42.2 / 5.76 Mbps), Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Dual band, Bluetooth V4.0, MicroUSB V2.0, A-GPS, FM Radio, 3.5mm Audio Jack etc.