Meizu M5 With 5.2-inch Display, Fingerprint Scanner Launched: Price, Specifications & Features

Meizu has launched its Meizu M5 smartphone in China. The phone is essentially a larger variant of the M3S which was launched in India in October 2016. The M5 packs similar specifications as the M3S except a larger display and more battery capacity.

Meizu M5

Under the hood, the Meizu M5 packs an octa-core MediaTek MT6750 processor paired with Mali-T860 GPU. Based on RAM and storage, the smartphone comes in two variants- one with 2GB RAM+16GB storage while other variant packs 3GB of RAM+32GB storage. Both variants support expandable storage up to 128GB via microSD card.

On the camera front, the device sports a 13 mega pixel primary camera with dual tone LED flash, PDAF and f/2.2 aperture. There is also a 5 mega pixel front facing camera onboard with f/2.0 aperture. Backed up by a 3070mAh battery, the smartphone offers 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS as connectivity options. It runs Yun OS 5.1 with FlyMe UI 5.5 over its top. The phone also features a fingerprint sensor embedded into the home button for additional security. The mTouch 2.1 fingerprint scanner is said to unlock the phone in just 0.2 seconds.

Meizu M5

Meizu M5: Specifications & Features

  • Processor: Octa-core MediaTek MT6750
  • GPU: Mali T860
  • Operating System: Yun OS 5.1 with FlyMe UI 5.5
  • Display: 5.2-inch HD (1280×720 pixels resolution with 2.5D curved glass)
  • RAM+Storage: 2GB RAM+16GB storage / 3GB RAM+32GB storage (expandable up to 128GB via microSD card)
  • Rear Camera: 13 mega pixel with dual tone LED flash, f/2.2 aperture, PDAF
  • Front Camera: 5 mega pixel with f/2.0 aperture
  • Battery: 3070mAh
  • Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS
  • Dimensions: 147.2×72.8×8 mm
  • Weight: 138 grams
  • Hybrid Dual SIM
  • Fingerprint sensor

Price & Availability

The Meizu M5 carries a price tag of CNY 700 (approximately Rs. 6,900) for 2GB RAM+16GB storage variant while the 3GB RAM+32GB storage variant costs CNY 900 (approximately Rs. 8,900). It is available to buy in China. There is no word on global roll out of the phone as of now.

Also Read: Meizu m3 Note Launched In India At Rs. 9,999: Specifications & Features

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