Meizu, the Chinese smartphone manufacturing company based in Zhuhai, Guangdong today launched the “Meizu M5” smartphone in India. the smartphone is available exclusively on TataCliq in Blue and Champagne Gold color option. the smartphone is priced at Rs. 10,499 in the country.
At the launch event Mr. Leon Zhang, Meizu Marketing Head, South Asia stated, “We had launched M5 in China market a few months ago and within a short span of time, this particular model bought various accolades for Meizu’s M series. This overwhelming response further inspired us to introduce this device in Indian market which evidently is one of the key markets for Meizu.”
The Meizu M5 smartphone was first announced in China last year in the month October with two variants differ by RAM size and Internal Storage – The economical variant featured 2GB of RAM and 16GB internal storage which was priced at ¥ 699 (around ₹6500) whereas, the standard variant featured 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage which was priced at ¥ 899 (around ₹8500) – the company has launched only the 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage variant in India.
The Meizu M5 smartphone bears an 5.2-inch HD (1280 x 720p) display with a pixel density of 282PPI and the integrated blue light filter which automatically adjusts blue light emission to reduce eye strain. under-the-hood the smartphone is powered by a octa-core Mediatek MT6750 processor (Cortex A53 – 4 cores clocked at 1.5GHz and Cortex A53 – 4 cores clocked at 1.0GHz) with 3GB of RAM and Mali T860 GPU.
The smartphone runs on Android 6.0 marshmallow update with the company’s customized UI Flyme OS 5.5 on top. it is packed with 32GB of internal storage which is further expandable upto 128GB via MicroSD card support and also sports the company’s mTouch Fingerprint sensor which is embedded on the home button and claims to unlock the device in 0.2 seconds. the smartphone is backed by 3070mAh battery with battery optimization feature and claims to give 5 hours of photography, 9 hours of gaming, 37 hours of talk time and 66 hours of music playback.
Coming to the camera front, the smartphone sports 13-megapixel CMOS rear sensor with F/2.2 aperture, 5P lens, Dual Flash, phase-detection autofocus (PDAF) and beautification features. it also promise to give great quality even in low-light conditions. there’s also a 5-megapixel front facing camera for the selfie lovers with F/2.0 aperture and 4P lens. it can also captures HD video recording at 1080 pixels with 30 frames per second.
On the connectivity front, the option includes 3G/4G VoLTE, GPS/A-GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4GHz/5GHz), MicroUSB, 3.5mm audio jack and Hybrid Dual-SIM ((Nano+Nano) support. it also on-boards infrared sensor, accelerometer sensor, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, gyroscope and magnetometer sensors.
The Meizu M5 smartphone measures at 147.28 x 72.8 x 8mm and weighs at 138 grams.
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