Meizu has announced its latest mid-range smartphone in the ‘Note series’, the M5 Note at an event in China. It packs a 5.5-inch Full HD (1080p) 2.5D curved glass display, is powered by a MediaTek Helio P10 (64-bit) Octa-Core processor, has 3GB/4GB of RAM, 16GB/32GB/64GB of expandable internal storage and runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with Flyme OS 6.0 on top.

"Meizu M5 Note"

It has a 13-megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, PDAF (phase-detection auto-focus) for fast focus in just 0.2 seconds and a 5-megapixel camera on the front. It also has a unibody metal design, Meizu’s signature mBack fingerprint sensor embedded into the home button that can unlock the phone in just 0.2 seconds and can also be used for payments such as Alipay and packs a huge 4000mAh battery with support for 18W mCharge fast charging that can charge the phone fully in just 90 minutes.

"Meizu M5 Note colors"

Meizu M5 Note specifications:

  • 5.5-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) IPS LCD 2.5D curved glass display
  • MediaTek Helio P10 (64-bit) SoC with 1.8GHz Octa-core CPU
  • Mali-T860 GPU
  • 3GB / 4GB RAM
  • 16GB / 32GB / 64GB internal storage, expandable up to 128GB via microSD card (uses SIM 2 slot)
  • Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with Flyme OS 6.0
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano+nano/microSD)
  • 4G LTE with VoLTE, 3G HSPA+, 2G GPRS/EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n dual band (2.4GHz & 5GHz) , Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, micro USB 2.0, USB OTG
  • 3.5mm audio jack, bottom facing loud-speaker
  • 13MP rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture, PDAF, 1080p video recording
  • 5MP front camera, f/2.0 aperture, 4P lens, 1080p
  • Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Proximity, Ambient light, E-Compass sensor
  • Non-removable 4000mAh battery
  • Dimensions: 153.6 × 75.8 × 8.15 mm
  • Weight: 175 grams
  • Colors: Silver, Grey, Champagne Gold, Blue
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The Meizu M5 Note is priced at CNY 899 (US$ 130 / Rs. 8,880 approx) for the 3GB RAM with 16GB storage version, CNY 999 (US$ 145 / Rs. 9,800 approx) for the 3GB RAM with 32GB storage version and the 4GB RAM with 64GB storage version costs CNY 1499 (US$ 217 / Rs. 14,650 approx). It is now available for order in China and goes on sale from 8th December.