Meizu has put an end to the rumors and has announced the Meizu PRO 5 smartphone and a special launch event held at Beijing. It comes in Silver Black, Silver, Gray and Golden color options.
The Meizu Pro 5 32GB variant with 3GB RAM is priced at 2799 Yuan (Rs. 28,930 / US$ 440). The 4GB RAM with 64GB storage model carries price-tag of 3099 Yuan (Rs. 32,030 / US$ 440). The phone is up for order in China from today itself and will start shipping from October 12, 2015. The handset will reach Indian shores in October.
The Meizu Pro 5 Specifications
The phone has dimensions of 156.7 x 78 x 7.5 mm and weighs 166 Grams. It has Hybrid Dual SIM slots of which second SIM can be used for MicroSD Card. It runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop based Flyme OS 5.0. The mBack touch sensitive home button offers different functions on the basis of press sensitivity.
The Meizu Pro 5 Specs include 5.7-Inch Super AMOLED Display with 2.5D Glass. It has 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution, 10000:1 contrast ratio and 88-degree wide viewing angles. The screen also has Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection for scratch resistance.
The Cell phone gets the processing power from 2.1GHz Quad Core + 1.5GHz Quad Core (Octa Core) Samsung Exynos 7420 Processor and is backed by Mali-T760 GPU for graphic performance. It comes in 3GB LPDDR4 RAM with 32GB internal storage space and 4GB LPDDR4 RAM with 64GB in-built memory.
The Meizu Pro 5 Features a powerful 21.6MP camera on the back that has Sony IMX230 Exmor RS BSI Sensor, F/2.2 Aperture, 6P Lenses, Dual Tone LED Flash, Laser Auto Focus, Phased Detection Auto Focus (PDAF), Panorama, HDR and 4K video recording capabilities. It has a 5MP selfie snapper on the front as well that makes up of OV5670 Sensor, F/2.0 Aperture, thus assuring quality selfie clicks.
The mobile phone sports a mTouch 2.1 finger print sensor for added security. It has a powerful 3050 mAh battery with mCharge 2.0 that charges the battery up to 65% in just 30 minutes. For enhanced sound output, the phone is bundled with ES9018 Audio DAC, OPA1612 Operational amplifiers by Texas Instruments and Passive filter.
The phone is 4G-LTE capable (FDD-LTE: Band 1/3/7 – TD-LTE: Band 38/39/40/41) with VoLTE support. It can reach Cat6 speeds of up to 300 mbps download / 50 Mbps upload. Other connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Dual Band (2.4GHz / 5GHz), Bluetooth V4.1, USB 3.0 Type-C, GPS, 3.5mm Audio jack etc.