After series of leaks and rumour, Meizu has announced the company’s latest mid-range smartphone in China. Known as Meizu 16Xs, the phone featured a 6.2-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED On-Cell display, with an aspect ratio of 18.6:9. Powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 675 processor, clocked at 2GHz, the device comes paired with a 6GB of RAM. It sports an Adreno 612 graphic processing units, and runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) with Flyme OS 7.
The Meizu is available in two storage variants and colour options. The storage version includes 64GB and 128GB internal storages. For security, the phone supports an In-display fingerprint sensor. Connectivity support for the phone includes 4G, VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS, and USB Type-C. The device comes with a triple rear camera setup and a single front shooter. For the battery, the 16Xs packs a 4000mAh non removable battery with 18w fast charging.
Meizu 16Xs Key Specifications
6.2-inch (1080 × 2232 pixels) Full HD+ 18.6:9 Super AMOLED On-Cell display with 430nit brightness
2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 675 Mobile Platform with Adreno 612 GPU
6GB LPDDR4x RAM with 64GB / 128GB internal storage
Android 9.0 (Pie) with Flyme OS 7
48MP rear camera with LED flash, 1/2.25″ Samsung ISOCELL Bright GM1 sensor, 0.8um pixel size, f/1.7 aperture with PDAF, ring LED flash, 8MP 118.8° ultra-wide camera with f/2.2 aperture, 5MP camera with f/1.9 aperture
16MP front-facing camera with f/2.2 aperture
In-display fingerprint sensor
4G, VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS, USB Type-C
4000mAh battery with 18w fast charging
Meizu 16Xs Design And Display
The Meizu 16Xs comes with a body dimensio measuring 152×74.4×8.35mm, with a weight of 165 grams. It has a plexiglass back and an in-display fingerprint scanner that can unlock the phone in 0.2 seconds. The phone is avaialble in colour options which includes, Midnight Black, Blue, Coral Orange and Silk White.
At the front is a 6.2-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display with ultra narrow bezel. It features a 90.29% screen-to-body ratio, with 18.6:9 aspect ratio. The front sport a single camera, while the back features a three cameras with an LED flash.
Meizu 16Xs Storage And Performance
It is available in two storage versions including 64GB and 128GB internal storage options. Both storage versions can be expanded using a microSD card. The phone is powered by a Octa-Core Snapdragon 675 which is clocked at 2GHz. This is paired by a 6GB of RAM, supported by an Adreno 612 graphic processing units.
The phone runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) with Flyme OS 7, backed by a 4000mAh battery with 18w fast charging. It supports dual SIM connect, 4G, VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS and USB Type-C. The Meizu 16Xs doesn’t have a 3.5mm audio jack, but it has introduced a new EP2C Type-C headset with built-in DAC.
Meizu 16Xs Camera Review
For the camera option the Meizu 16Xs sports a triple rear camera setup and a single shooter at the front. The back of the phone 48-megapixel rear camera with Samsung ISOCELL Bright GM1 sensor, night mode along with an 8-megapixel 118.8° ultra-wide and a 5-megapixel camera. The front on the other hand packs a 16-megapixel camera on the front with AI beauty features and 0.2-second fast face unlock.
Meizu 16Xs Price
For the price, the 6GB RAM with 64GB storage version cost $245 and the 6GB RAM with 128GB storage version costs $289.
Meizu 16Xs Full Specifications
SIM Card Dual SIM
2G Yes, GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 850
3G Yes, HSDPA 2100 / 900 / 850
4G Yes, LTE band 2100 / 1900 / 2300
Weight 165 grams
Colours Midnight Black, Blue, Coral Orange and Silk White
External Up to 256GB, MicroSD
Size 6.2-inch Full HD+ 18.6:9 Super AMOLED On-Cell display
Type IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
RESOLUTION 1080 × 2232 pixels
PROCESSOR & OS
CPU 2GHz Octa-Core
GPU Adreno 612
CHIPSET Snapdragon 675 processor
Wi-Fi Yes, WiFi 802.11
Sensor Fingerprint sensor
Rear 48MP + 8MP + 5MP Camera
Camera Flash Yes, LED flash
Video Recording Yes,
Camera Features Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Touch focus, Face detection
SOUND & VIDEO
Video 3GP, MP4, WMV, AVI, MKV, FLV, H.264, H.263
Jack Size mm
Battery Model 4000mAh battery with 18W fast charging