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Meizu 16, 16 Plus With Bezel-less display, 20MP Selfie Camera, 8GB RAM, Snapdragon 845 Launched in China

By The Mobile 360 on August 8, 2018
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Chinese smartphone manufacturer, Meizu has announced the company’s latest premium offering Meizu 16 and 16 Plus in China. the USP of both device includes feature such as a 6-inch and 6.5-inch Full HD+ 18:9 displays respectively, 3D glass back with ceramic texture, and a screen-to-body ratio of 91.18-percent. the company has worked hard on its design elements and has successfully managed to refine it, with 1.43mm side bezels and 5.74mm chin for notch-less display.

Meizu 16 and 16 Plus highlight features

  • The Meizu 16 and 16 Plus features an in-display fingerprint sensor which has a success rate of 99.12%, and can recognize the impression in less than 0.25 seconds.
  • Meizu has collaborated with top gaming publishers in China to ensure their gaming title are optimized well with its own hardware.
  • both, the device sports a AI-Powered 20MP selfie shooter with face unlock technology.

Meizu 16 specifications

The Meizu 16 sports a 6-inch ( 1080 × 2160 pixels) Full HD+ Super AMOLED 18:9 display with 10000:1 contrast ratio, 430 cd/m2 brightness, 402 PPI Pixel Density. it is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor paired with Adreno 630 GPU. it comes in three storage configurations, 6GB RAM with 64GB (UFS 2.1) onboard storage, 6GB RAM with 128GB (UFS 2.1) onboard storage. and 6GB RAM with 128GB (UFS 2.1) onboard storage. the device runs on Flyme operating system 7.0 based on Android 8.1 Oreo update. the software is also optimized using OneMind AI which improves app start-up speed by 36-percent, and the company’s SuperSwipe technology which it claims improves overall UI fluency by up to 67-percent by optimizing the CPU’s multi-core algorithms. is optimized using OneMind AI which improves app start-up speed by 36-percent, and the company’s SuperSwipe technology which claims to improve UI fluency by up to 67-percent by optimizing the CPU’s multi-core algorithms. as mentioned earlier, It is packed with a new liquid cooled copper tube cooling system inside which ensures the device stays cool for heavy gaming.

In the camera department, the device sports a dual rear camera setup stacked vertically with a 12-megapixel Sony IMX380 primary sensor with wide-angle lens, 1.55μm pixel size, f/1.8 aperture, Four-axis OIS, PDAF, and Laser auto-focus, paired along with 20-megapixel (Sony IMX350) secondary (telephoto) lens with f/2.6 aperture, and 6 ring LED flash module. the camera is backed by Artificial Intelligence and include feature such as AI Scene recognition, Portrait mode, Panorama mode, and HDR mode.

On the front, as mentioned earlier housed a 20-megapixel front-facing camera with 5P Lens, f/2.0 aperture, AI face recognition unlock, ArcSoft’s beauty algorithm with adaptive skin technology, and Bokeh mode.

The device is backed by a 3,010 mAh battery with mCharge fast charging. it comes with dual speakers, immersive surround sound field. Connectivity option includes 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.0 LE, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C, 3.5mm audio jack. it onboards gravity sensor, infrared sensor, gyroscope, pressure sensor, ambient light sensor, and e-compass. the device measures at 150.5 x 73.2 x 7.3mm, and weighs at 152 grams.

Meizu 16 price

The Meizu 16 is priced at CNY 2698 (approx $395 | ₹27,100) for 6GB RAM + 64GB storage variant, CNY 2998 (approx $439 | ₹30,115) for 6GB RAM + 128GB storage variant, and CNY 3298 (approx $483 | ₹33,125) for 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant .

Meizu 16 availability

The Meizu 16 is already available for pre-booking and will go on sale starting from August 20 online via Meizu mall, JD.com, Suning tesco and other offline channels in Midnight Black and Mountain White color options.


Meizu 16 Plus specifications

The Meizu 16 Plus sports a 6.5-inch ( 1080 × 2160 pixels) Full HD+ Super AMOLED 18:9 display with 10000:1 contrast ratio, 430 cd/m2 brightness, 374 PPI Pixel Density. just like its smaller sibling, the device is also powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor paired with Adreno 630 GPU. it comes in 6GB RAM with 128GB (UFS 2.1) onboard storage, 8GB RAM with 128GB (UFS 2.1) onboard storage, and 8GB RAM with 256GB (UFS 2.1) onboard storage configurations. the device runs on Flyme operating system 7.0 based on Android 8.1 Oreo update. the software is well optimized using OneMind AI which improves app start-up speed by 36-percent, and the company’s SuperSwipe technology which it claims improves overall UI fluency by up to 67-percent by optimizing the CPU’s multi-core algorithms. as mentioned earlier, It is also packed with a new liquid cooled copper tube cooling system inside which ensures the device stays cool for heavy gaming.

In the camera department, the device sports a dual rear camera setup stacked vertically with a 12-megapixel Sony IMX380 primary sensor with wide-angle lens, 1.55μm pixel size, f/1.8 aperture, Four-axis OIS, PDAF, and Laser auto-focus, paired along with 20-megapixel (Sony IMX350) secondary (telephoto) lens with f/2.6 aperture, and 6 ring LED flash module. the camera is backed by Artificial Intelligence and include feature such as AI Scene recognition, Portrait mode, Panorama mode, and HDR mode.

On the front, it also housed the same 20-megapixel selfie shooter with 5P Lens, f/2.0 aperture, AI face recognition unlock, ArcSoft’s beauty algorithm with adaptive skin technology, and Bokeh mode.

Unlike its smaller sibling which is packed with 3,010 mAh battery, The Meizu 16 Plus is fueled by a 3,640 mAh battery with mCharge fast charging support & comes with the same dual speakers, and immersive surround sound experience. Connectivity option includes 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.0 LE, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C, 3.5mm audio jack. it onboards gravity sensor, infrared sensor, gyroscope, pressure sensor, ambient light sensor, and e-compass. the device measures at 160.4 x 78.2 x 7.3mm, and weighs at 182 grams.

Meizu 16 Plus price, availability

The Meizu 16 Plus is priced at CNY 3198 (approx $468 | ₹32,000) for 6GB RAM + 128GB storage variant, CNY 3498 (approx $512 | ₹35,000) for 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant, and CNY 3998 (approx $585 | ₹40,000) for 8GB RAM + 256GB storage variant. it is also available for pre-booking with its smaller sibling and will go on sale starting from August 20 online via Meizu mall, JD.com, Suning tesco and other offline channels in Midnight Black and Mountain White color options.

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