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
2GB / 3GB RAM
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
GPS w/ A-GPS, GLONASS
Yun OS 5.1 with FlyMe 5.5
147.28 × 72.8 × 8.15 mm
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.