Meizu m3 launched with minor updates from predecessor
Meizu has announced its update to the m2 entry-level smartphone and it’s called as the m3. While the jump on number tells us an upgrade was done, actual changes are just minor.
The Meizu m3 now has a MediaTek MT6750 chipset sporting an octa-core CPU running at a max of 1.5GHz. The screen is still a 5-inch IPS LCD with a 720p resolution but it’s now topped with a 2.5D glass. There’s also an upgrade in battery size to 2870mAh and LTE connectivity. Cameras remain the same at 13-megapixels with f/2.2 and phase detection autofocus for the main shooter and a 5-megapixels unit for selfies.
Memory capacity depends on the variant you’re getting, it’s either 2GB of RAM with 16GB internal storage or 3GB with a bigger 32GB storage. There’s also an option to expands storage via a microSD card.
Meizu m3 specifications:
5-inch IPS LCD @ 1280 x 720 pixels, 294ppi
1.5GHz MediaTek MT6750 octa-core processor
16GB/32GB internal storage
Expandable via microSD, up to 128GB (uses SIM 2)
13-megapixel f/2.2 PDAF rear camera w/ dual-tone LED flash
5-megapixel f/2.0 front-facing camera
Dual SIM (Nano-SIM) / Dual Standby
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
GPS w/ A-GPS, GLONASS
2870mAh non-removable battery
Android 5.1 Lollipop w/ Flyme OS 5.1
The m3 is on sale for just CNY 599 or more than Php 4,300 for the 2GB/16GB version while the more spacious 3GB/32GB is slightly higher at CNY 799 or around Php 5,700. There are multicolor options including Gray, White, Blue, Pink, and Gold.