Meizu has launched M8 Note smartphone . The smartphone has a full-screen design thanks to the 18:9 aspect ratio and is durable enough to survive drops from a height. The smartphone is aimed at budget buyers and comes with a rear fingerprint sensor.
The Meizu M8 Note has a 6-inch full-HD+ LCD display with 1,080 x 2,160 pixels resolution, with the company claiming buyers can easily use it even if their hands are wet.
The phone has a metal body available in four colors. It houses a 6” notch-free screen with an 18:9 aspect ratio and 1,080 x 2,160px resolution. It should deliver 450 nits of brightness and 1,500:1 contrast ratio.
A Snapdragon 632 provides the computing power. It has an octa-core Kryo processor with four Cortex-A73 based cores and four A53 ones, plus an Adreno 506 GPU. Long story short, it’s a down-clocked processor from the SD660 with the GPU from the SD450.
The chipset is hooked up to 4GB of RAM and 64GB storage. Out of the box it will run Flyme OS based on Android Oreo.
Battery capacity of the smartphone is 3,600mAh, lower than the 4,000mAh of its predecessor M6 Note. However, the company claims it lasts an hour longer than the previous model and comes with 18W fast-charging support. As for the imaging, the Meizu M8 Note has a 12MP primary camera with the Sony IMX62 sensor, backed by a 5MP secondary sensor; the setup has been optimised to do well under lowlight situations. On the front is an 8MP camera with f/2.0 aperture and ArcSoft algorithm for face beautification in selfie shots. Connectivity options on the smartphone include dual-SIM, Bluetooth, microUSB, 3.5mm earphone jack, and GPS.
The MeizuM8 Note price is RMB 1,298 (~$ 189), and the smartphone will be up for grabs in Black, Blue, Purple, and Red colour options.
Meizu Note8 Specifications
- CPU: 1.8 GHz Snapdragon 632 octa-core processor
- RAM: 4 GB
- GPU: Adreno 506
- Operating System: Flyme 7 based on Android 8.1 Oreo
- Display: 6-inch Full-HD+ (2160 x 1080 pixels) 18:9 In-Cell display, 1500:1 contrast ratio, 403 ppi pixel density
- Rear Camera: 12 MP (f/1.9 aperture, 6P custom lens, dual PDAF) + 5 MP (4P custom lens) with Portrait Mode and dual LED flash
- Front Camera: 8 MP with f/2.0 aperture, 4P custom lens and ArcSoft® Beauty Algorithm
- Internal Storage: 64 GB
- External Storage: Expandable via microSD card
- SIM: Dual
- Connectivity: 4G LTE, GPS, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, 3.5 mm headphone jack, micro USB
- Other: Fingerprint Scanner, AI Face Unlock
- Colors: Black, Blue, Purple, Red
- Battery: 3600 mAh with mCharge Fast Charging