Meizu has quietly launched a new smartphone in Russia, dubbed M8c. It is essentially the successor to the Meizu M5c, which was launched exactly an year back. At the time of launch, the M5c was Meizu s first global smartphone to run Flyme 6 OS. Also Read - OnePlus, Realme, Black Shark, Xiaomi, Meizu, Oppo, Vivo to get unified P2P sharing platformAlso Read - Meizu 17 Series launched with 6.6 AMOLED display; Snapdragon 865 SoC and more
Meizu s new smartphone is in line with the current trends. It comes with features like a tall display boasting 18:9 aspect ratio, and face unlock security feature. In fact, the Meizu M8c lacks a fingerprint sensor. Also Read - Meizu 17 series to launch on May 8 with Snapdragon 865, horizontal camera module
The M8c has been launched in Russia with a price tag of RUB 9,990 (Rs 11,000 approximately). Buyers will be able to choose from red, gold, blue, and black colors. There is however no word on when Meizu plans on launching the smartphone in other markets, including India.
Meizu M8c specifications, features
As far as specifications are concerned, the M8c sports a 5.45-inch HD+ (1440×720 pixels) display with 18:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 SoC paired with 2GB of RAM, and 16GB storage. The onboard storage can be expanded using a microSD card.
For photography, Meizu s smartphone features a 13-megapixel snapper at the back with f/2.2 aperture, and LED flash. Up front, there is an 8-megapixel snapper with f/2.0 aperture. Making sure everything ticks is a 3,070mAh battery. Connectivity options include 4G LTE support, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, and GPS.
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The Meizu M8c is clearly a big upgrade over its predecessor, the M5c. It was launched with features like 5-inch HD display, 64-bit quad-core SoC, 2GB RAM, and 16GB of expandable storage. The rest of the features included an 8-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel front-facing camera, and a 3,000mAh battery.