Whereas Xiaomi was holding its release today, Meizu was Additionally announcing a slate of fresh products. First, it took the wraps off the Meizu 16X what boasts an in-display fingerprint digital camera and a Sd 710 processor. It has currently unveiled the Meizu V8 and Meizu V8 Pro which fall into the lower mid-range to mid-range categories.
The Meizu V8 is a lower price range smartphone and the specs and material confirm that. It has a 2.5D glass covering the entire length of the front however there is with no mention of any protection, while the back is polycarbonate.
The screen is 5.7-inches with a 1440 x 720 resolution. Meizu says the panel offers up to 450 nits of brightness and has great outside visibility. The 18:9 aspect ratio of the screen means this need to have a smaller footprint. Based on the dimensions (148 x 73 x 8.4mm) the Meizu V8 is smaller than the Xiaomi Mi Note 3 what has a 5.5-inch 16:9 present.
The Meizu V8 is powered by a MediaTek MT6739 cpu clocked at 1.5GHz and has a PowerVR GE8100 GPU. It has 3GB of RAM and 32GB of memory what could be expanded by up to an additional 128GB via a MicroSD card tray.
There is a single 13MP f/2.2 scanner on the back of the gadget with a 5P lens and dual LED flash. Straight beneath the rear digital camera option sits a fingerprint digital camera that supports Alipay and WeChat payments. The front scanner is a 5MP f/1.9 camera sensor with AI beauty mode which takes good pics based on the sample pictures provided.
The Meizu V8 packs a 3200mAh battery, has a MicroUSB port, Bluetooth 4.2, 2.4GHz Wi-Fi, and a 3.5mm audio jack. Meizu has introduced the phone in just one color version – black.
Meizu V8 Pro
The Meizu V8 Pro has the exact same display and resolution as the Meizu V8 however a much more sophisticated body. It ditches the polycarbonate body for full-metal with nano-injection molded antennas at the top and bottom of the phone.
It In addition arrives with the more powerful Helio P22 cpu with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of expandable memory. Unlike the V8, the Pro model has dual cameras on the back – a 12MP f/2.2 camera sensor paired with a 5MP f/2.2 secondary sensor for capturing depth of field details. The front sensor is a 5MP f/1.9 scanner with AI beauty mode and support for AI face unlock. A fingerprint scanner is moreover positioned Here the dual rear cameras.
It has a 3200mAh battery, a MicroUSB port, Bluetooth 5.0, an audio jack and dual-band Wi-Fi. It also arrives in Black and Gold.
Value and Availability
The Meizu V8 is valued at ?799 (~$117) although the Meizu V8 Pro has a ?1098 (~$160) price tag. It will go on sale on JD.com, Suning, Tmall, the official Meizu website, and physical Meizu stores on September 20 at 10 AM. But, registration begins today on online platforms.