Meizu M5 announced with bigger display and fingerprint scanner

Meizu M5 announced with bigger display and fingerprint scanner

Meizu has just unveiled its latest budget-oriented handset that still has the looks and features you’ll want.


The Meizu M5 comes with a 5.2-inch HD display and is powered by an octa-core MediaTek MT6750 processor clocked at 1.5GHz. It’s got up to 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. The body of the phone has a 2.5D glass on top of the display and an mTouch 2.1 fingerprint reader that’s equipped to unlock in 0.2 seconds.



Camera-wise, it’s got a 13MP main shooter with PDAF (phase detection autofocus) with dual-tone LED flash and a 5MP selfie camera. Inside is a 3,070mAh battery and it runs Flyme UI on top of Yun OS, which is based on the Android Open Source Project.

Meizu M5 specs:
5.2-inch IPS LCD @ 1280 x 720 pixels, 282ppi
1.5GHz MediaTek MT6750 octa-core 64-bit CPU
Mali-T860MP2 GPU
16GB / 32GB internal storage
Expandable via microSD, up to 256GB (user SIM2)
13MP PDAF rear camera w/ dual-tone LED flash
5MP front-facing camera
Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.0
Fingerprint scanner
3,070mAh battery
Yun OS 5.1 with FlyMe 5.5
147.28 × 72.8 × 8.15 mm
138 g

The Meizu M5 comes in Mint Green, Glacier White, Champanage Gold, Sapphire Blue and Matte Black colors and is priced at 699 yuan (~Php5k) for the 2GB RAM with 16GB storage version and 899 yuan (~Php6.5k) for the 3GB RAM with 32GB storage variant. Orders start immediately in China with sale coming this month. Global availability is yet to be announced.


This article was contributed by Daniel Morial, a film school graduate and technology enthusiast. He's the geeky encyclopedia and salesman among his friends for anything tech.

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5 Responses

  1. Archie says:

    Sino kaya ang magdadala niyan dito sa pinas? Unless magset-up na rin ang meizu ng philippine branch tulad ng oppo at vivo.

  2. atalia says:

    May additional fees pa po b pag nag order ng phone sa gearbest like tax? May tips po kayo para maka avail ng discount, what time is it good to buy?

  3. jimm staff says:

    This is just a little better m3s.

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