Meizu M5 with fingerprint sensor launch in China for $103

Meizu M5 is One of the latest budget friendly smartphone from the Chinese phone maker Meizu, despite the device comes with a relatively affordable price it still manage to pack some very interesting features such as the fingerprint sensor

The Meizu M5 features a 5.2-inch ips display on a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixel with ARM Mali-T860MP2 graphics. the device is however powered by a 64-bit Octa-core 1.5 GHz MediaTek MT6750 processor

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That being said, the M5 sports an enticing 13MP rear camera, as well as 5MP front facing camera, surprisingly the device comes in two model, one with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of stoage while the other features 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage

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Meizu M5 Specifications and Price

TECHNOLOGY

  • NETWORK: GSM / HSPA / LTE
  • 2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 3G bands HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G bands LTE
  • Speed HSPA, LTE
  • GPRS Yes
  • EDGE Yes

BODY DESIGN

  • Dimensions 147.3 x 72.8 x 8.2 mm (5.80 x 2.87 x 0.32 in)
  • Weight 138 g (4.87 oz)
  • SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Colors Mint Green, Glacier White, Champanage Gold, Sapphire Blue, Matte Black

DISPLAY

  • Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size 5.2 inches (~69.5% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (~282 ppi pixel density)
  • Multitouch Yes
  • Flyme 5.5

PLATFORM

  • OS Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop)
  • Chipset Mediatek MT6750
  • CPU Octa-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53
  • GPU Mali-T860MP2

MEMORY CAPACITY

  • Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
  • Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM

CAMERA

  • Primary 13 MP, f/2.2, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
  • Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection
  • Video 1080p@30fps
  • Secondary 5 MP, f/2.0
  • SOUND
  • Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
  • Loudspeaker Yes
  • 3.5mm jack Yes

CONNECTIVITY

  • WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot
  • Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, LE
  • GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • Radio No
  • USB microUSB v2.0

SENSORS

  • Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

OTHER FEATURES

  • Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
  • Browser HTML5
  • Java No
  • MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
  • MP4/H.264 player
  • Document editor
  • Photo/video editor

BATTERY & LAUNCH DATE

  • Non-removable 3070 mAh battery
  • Announced 2016, October
  • Release Date: 2016, November

Price of Meizu M5

As you have known that the device would be available in two version each however comes with different price tag, the 2gb of ram variant would retail for 699 yuan ( $103 ) while the other version with 3gb of ram would be up for purchase at $133

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Although the M5 will be exclusively launch in China it is however not sure if the device will be available for purchase in other country as the manufacturer are yet to release any official statement regarding that but no doubt the device will be available for purchase on any of the Chines Online store

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