Meizu 16 and Meizu 16 Plus Launched in China

Meizu 16

Meizu has launched two new flagship smartphones in China, the Meizu 16 and Meizu 16 Plus. Both handsets are equipped with the most powerful hardware components available in the market.

Meizu 16 and Meizu 16 Plus are equipped with  Both variants are powered by a Snapdragon 845 processor, supported by 8GB LPDDR4X RAM and 256GB of internal memory UFS 2.1 (in the most powerful configuration).

Another highlight of the Meizu 16 series is the in-display fingerprint sensor as we’ve seen in Oppo Find X and Vivo NEX. Meizu claims that the fingerprint recognition can unlock the device in 0.25 seconds.

Specifications of Meizu 16

The Meizu features a 6-inch FullHD + (2160 x 1080 px) display translating to a pixel density of 402 PPI. As mentioned above, it is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset and comes in 6GB/8GB RAM options.

For graphics, Adreno 630 has been given. Pairing with the RAM options, the handset is available in 64GB/128 GB UFS 2.1 storage options. At the back, there is a dual camera setup of 12-megapixel + 20-megapixel Sony IMX 380 / IMX 350 sensors with f / 1.8 aperture.

The selfie camera is a 20-megapixel Sony IMX 376 sensor with f / 2.0 aperture. Its dimension is 150.5 x 73.2 x 7.3 mm and weighs 156 g. In terms of connectivity, the Meizu 16 comes with 4G LTE (B20), WiFi 802.11a / b / g / n / ac, Bluetooth 5.0, BLE, GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BDS, USB-C and a 3.5mm jack.

Specifications of Meizu 16 Plus

It is a bigger variant of Meizu 16 and powered by the same processor, camera and connectivity options. Other specifications include a 3640 mAh with fast mCharge 4.0 technology and comes with a bigger 6.5-inch display.

It will be available in 128GB/256GB storage options paired with 6GB/8GB LPDDR4X-1866 RAM. The smartphone runs Android 8.0 Oreo with Flyme OS 7 skin on top. The smartphone is equipped with an in-display fingerprint sensor and stereo speakers

Price and Availability of Meizu 16 and Meizu 16 Plus

Below you will find the prices of Meizu 16 and Meizu 16 Plus for the Chinese market. 

Meizu 16

  • 6/64 GB – CNY 2698 (approx. INR 27,000)
  • 6/128 GB – CNY 2998 (approx. INR 30,000)
  • 8/128 GB – CNY 3298 (approx. INR 33,000)

Meizu 16 Plus

  • 6/128 GB – CNY 3198 (approx. INR 32,000)
  • 8/128 GB – CNY 3498 (approx. INR 35,000)
  • 8/256 GB – CNY 3998 (approx. INR 40,000)

Both models will be sold in China from August 20, but pre-orders have already started today. The handset will be available in two colour options, White and Black. Right now, there is no word regarding the global as well as India launch and price of Meizu 16.


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