Meizu has officially announced its first mobile phone for 2017. As was formerly reported on a leak that lists Meizu’s schedule for 2017, the first phone to roll out is the Meizu M5s. Meizu firstly launched the M5s in China, and it is a low-end phone with extended memory and a 3,000 mAh battery that aims to take a favorable place on budget-friendly phone market thanks to its fingerprint support, metal body design, and an affordable price tag of around $115.
Meizu M5s sports a metal body design topped by a 5.2-inch HD display sporting a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and features a 13MP 5-element-lens phase detection autofocus primary camera, f/2.2 aperture lens and dual color temperate flash for Full-HD video recording. The featured selfie camera on the Meizu M5s is a 5MP 4-element-lens camera with a large f/2.0 aperture. The selfie camera also supports 1080p video recording.
Meizu’s latest M5s budget phone runs the octa-core MediaTek MT6753 processor with 3GB of RAM that will have versions with 16GB and 32GB of storage. The internal memory can be expanded via a microSD card. Meizu’s Flyme 5 is what the phone has to offer to its users in the term of an interface.
Meizu’s M5s connectivity features are made-up of the support of two SIM cards, 4G LTE network, dual-band WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, and the mTouch fingerprint sensor. Meizu states that its finger recognition sensor on the Meizu M5s requires just 0.2 seconds of time to unlock the phone. Quite fast.
Power is what makes the budget-oriented M5s stand for. The device gets powered by a 3,000 mAh battery with fast charging technology support.
While Meizu M5s phone is low-end and made for a budget, company’s powerhouse Meizu Pro 7 flagship is yet to come. Meizu confirmed that its 2017 flagship will be sporting an impressive 4K display and by luck, it may be one of the amazing surprises we might see at the Mobile World Congress 2017 show.