Chinese handset manufacturer Meizu has unveiled its new MX6 smartphone at an event in China. Priced at CNY 1,999 (approximately Rs. 20,000), the new Meizu MX6 will go on sale from July 30 via physical retailers. The smartphone is now up for sale via online partners starting Tuesday.
Apart from the smartphone, the company has unveiled the Loop Jacket, which is a protective case for the smartphone priced at CNY 79 (approximately Rs. 800). Unfortunately, the Chinese company as of now has not revealed global rollout details for the smartphone. The company also launched the Lifeme Bluetooth speakers for CNY 399 (approximately Rs. 4,000).
The Meizu MX6 features a 5.5-inch (1080x1920 pixels) LCD display and the company claimed that it sports a colour gamut (NTSC) of 85 percent. It is powered by a 2.3GHz deca-core MediaTek Helio X20 processor paired with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of inbuilt storage. The smartphone runs Flyme OS 5.5 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
The smartphone also sports fingerprint scanner on the home button which the Chinese company claimed can unlock the smartphone in just 0.2 seconds and can also be used for biometric payments carried over via Alipay.
It supports dual-SIM cards and sports a 12-megapixel rear camera with an f/2.0 aperture, dual tone LED flash, PDAF (phase detection autofocus), and also supports 4K video recording. The Meizu MX6 also sports a 5-megapixel front camera with f/2.0 aperture.
The handset supports 4G LTE with VoLTE compatibility. Other connectivity options are Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, and also come with USB Type-C port. The Meizu MX6 is backed by a 3060mAh battery with fast charging support. The Chinese company at the launch claimed that MX6 with its fast charging (mCharge) can get up to 65 percent charge in just 30 minutes of charging. It measures 153.6x75.2x7.2mm and weighs 155 grams.
Disclosure: Meizu paid for the correspondent's flights and accommodation for its event in Beijing, China.