A few weeks after its announcement of the M2 Note, Meizu has made their newest flagship, the MX5, official in China. The MX5 sports pretty impressive specs for the price (that we’ll get into later): MediaTek’s newest SoC, the Helio X10 Turbo that has eight cores (so it’s an octa-core processor) PowerVR G6200 GPU and 3GB of RAM. As far as storage goes the MX5 is available in several storage options, starting from 16GB moving to 32GB all the way to 64GB.
Meizu MX5 specs
- 2.2GHz MediaTek Helio X10 64-bit octa-core processor
- PowerVR G6200 GPU
- 3GB of RAM
- 5.5-inch full HD Super AMOLED display, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, 1920 x 1080 resolution
- 16GB/32GB/64GB capacities
- 20.7-megapixel rear camera with laser AF, dual-tone flash
- 5-megapixel front camera
- Dual SIM, dual LTE
- 3G, LTE
- WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS, Fingerprint sensor
- Android 5.0 Lollipop, Flyme OS 4.5
- 3,150mAh battery
The rest of the specs isn’t too shabby either – 5.5-inch full HD Super AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, 20.7-megapixel rear camera, fingerprint scanner embedded on the home button and dual SIM, dual LTE capabilities. Meizu’s opted to go with a full metal body with the MX5, and is rolling with Android 5.0 Lollipop with Flyme 4.5 laid on top.
As far as pricing goes Meizu’s undercutting the prices of other global flagship models – the MX5 is priced at RMB 1799 or Php 13086 for the base, 16GB model, whole the 32GB version is priced at RMB 1999 or Php 14,533 while the top-end 64GB version comes in at RMB 2399 or Php 17,442.