Meizu M5s or Infinix S2 Pro or Redmi Note 4X?

Tristan Clyde Lastimosa asks, “Which is the best: Meizu M5s or Infinix S2 Pro or Redmi Note 4X?

In this triple threat match, we will see which China-manufactured smartphone will have the upper hand. Let’s go!

The Meizu M5s has been announced earlier this year. It has a 5.2” IPS LCD display with 1280 x 720 resolution, a MediaTek MT6753 chipset, 32GB internal storage, 3GB RAM, a 13MP rear camera with Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF) and dual LED flash, 5MP front camera, and a 3,000mAh battery to power up the device.

The Infinix S2 Pro has also been available in Lazada since March. It has a 5.5” IPS display with 1280 x 720 resolution, a MediaTek 6753 chipset, 32GB internal storage, 3GB RAM, 13MP rear camera with LED flash, 13MP + 8MP (135-degree wide-angle) front camera, and a 3,000mAh battery to power up the smartphone.

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X is the community-favorite smartphone. It has a 5.5 Full HD display with 1920 x 1080 resolution, Snapdragon 625 chipset, a 32GB internal storage, 3GB RAM, a 13MP rear camera with PDAF and dual LED flash, a 5MP front camera, and a 4,100mAh battery to fuel the device.

Meizu M5s Infinix S2 Pro Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X
Display 5.2-inch IPS LCD @ 1280 x 720 pixels 5.5-inch HD IPS display @1280 x 720 pixels 5.5-inch Full HD display @ 1920 x 1080
CPU 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6753 octa-core 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6753 octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core
GPU Mali T720 Mali T720 Adreno 506
Memory – 32GB internal storage
– 3GB RAM
– 32GB internal storage
– 3GB RAM
– 32GB internal storage
– 3GB RAM
Camera – 13MP rear PDAF camera with Dual LED flash
– 5MP front camera
– 13MP rear camera w/ LED flash
– 13MP front camera + 8MP 135-degree wide-angle front camera
– 13MP rear camera PDAF, dual-LED flash
– 5MP front camera
Battery 3000mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery with mCharge 2.1 3,000mAh battery 4100mAh battery with fast-charging
OS Flyme 5.2 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow XOS (Android 6.0 Marshmallow) Android 6.0 Marshmallow w/ MIUI 8 (Global)

Here are the advantages of each smartphone from each other:

Meizu M5s

= same screen resolution with Infinix S2 Pro

= same CPU with Infinix S2 Pro

= same memory with the other two

= same rear camera resolution with the other two

= same front camera with Redmi Note 4X

= same battery capacity with Infinix S2 Pro

= same Android OS with the other two

Infinix S2 Pro

= Same screen size with the Redmi Note 4X

+ Highest front camera resolution

+ Wide-angle lens

+ Dual front camera

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X

+ Highest screen resolution

+ Best performing CPU

+ Best performing GPU

+ Largest battery capacity

In terms of display, the Meizu M5s has the smallest screen size among the three. Infinix S2 Pro and Redmi Note 4X, on the other hand, has the same screen size. The highest screen resolution would go to the Redmi Note 4X which provides a good watching experience for users.

For their chipsets and GPUs, Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X gives the best performance in terms of CPU and GPU since it carries the Snapdragon 625 equipped with Adreno 506 GPU. Based on previous comparisons, it gives better performance compared with the MT6753 with Mali T720 GPU of the Meizu M5s and Infinix S2 Pro since its GPU belongs to low-tier smartphones.

All of these devices have the same rear camera resolution. For the front camera, Infinix S2 Pro offers more front camera features since it has a dual camera setup with a wide-angle lens. We have yet to know the camera quality of the Meizu M5s and Infinix S2 Pro since we do not have any reviews for it. You can check out our sample photos and video for the Redmi Note 4X here.

The Meizu M5s and the Infinix S2 Pro both have the same battery capacity, however, the Redmi Note 4X beats them both with a relatively larger battery capacity.

If we look at the overall performance of the smartphones, Redmi Note 4X gives the upper hand among the 3 since it has the highest screen resolution, the best performing CPU, GPU, and largest battery capacity. For the remaining two, they are both on the same level except for Meizu M5s’ screen size.

The Meizu M5s, Infinix S2 Pro, and Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X are priced at Php7,145 (see price listing here), Php6,399 (see price listing here), and Php8,128 (see price listing here), respectively.

Which of these smartphones would you prefer buying? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

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