Meizu M6s is the company's first smartphone to be launched in 2018, and made its splash on Wednesday. The major USPs of the Meizu M6s are an 18:9 display, an Exynos processor, and a side-mounted fingerprint scanner. Meizo M6s also introduces the Super mBack feature, integrated onto the new Halo pressure sensitive button built into the display. In China, the smartphone has been introduced as Meizu S6 (aka Charm Blue S6).
The Meizu M6s has been announced in two variants in China. The Meizu M6S price starts at CNY 999 (roughly Rs. 9,900 ) for the 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage model and goes up to CNY 1,199 (roughly Rs. 11,900) for the 3GB RAM/ 64GB storage model. The two storage variants launched in China will be made available in Champagne Gold, Matte Black, Moon Silver, and Cobalt Blue colour variants. The smartphone is already up for registrations, and goes on sale from 10am on Friday, January 19 via Lynx, Suning, and Jingdong, before being made available via the Meizu Store on Saturday, January 20, and offline retailers soon after.
The dual-SIM Meizu M6s runs Android 7.1.2 Nougat with Flyme OS 6.2 on top. The smartphone sports a 5.7-inch (1440 ~CHECK~ 720 pixels) HD+ 2.5D curved glass in-cell display. The screen boasts of 450 nits brightness, wide viewing angles and 1000:1 contrast ratio. The smartphone is powered by a hexa-core (two Cortex-A73 cores clocked at 2.0GHz and four Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.6GHz) Samsung Exynos 7872 SoC with Mali-G71 GPU coupled with 3GB RAM. Meizu claims it is the first-ever device to come with the 14nm Samsung Exynos 7872 SoC.
The Meizu M6s features the Super mBack or Halo button to navigate the phone. The button includes the features of the older-generation mBack button with the help of a small halo on the screen. The company is touting the use of a pressure sensor display to enable all the gesture support. The mTouch fingerprint scanner on the Meizu M6s is positioned on the right side of the handset, on the power button.
In the camera department, the Meizu M6s features a rear camera with 16-megapixel Samsung CMOS lens with f/2.0 aperture and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture and 'adaptive beauty technology, also called as ArcSoft Beauty Algorithm Adaptive Skinning Technology. The rear camera also comes with a dual-tone LED flash, 5P lens, and CMOS sensor.
As we mentioned, there are two inbuilt storage variants available for the Meizu M6s - 32GB and 64GB. Connectivity options on the Meizu M6s include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, and Bluetooth 4.2. Sensors on board include accelerometer, gyroscope, ambient light sensor, digital compass, and proximity (infrared) sensor. The Meizu bears a 3000mAh battery. It measures 152x72.5x8mm (height x width x thickness) and weigh 160 grams.