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Meizu 21


Meizu 21
Meizu 21 (20 Series)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 8 x 2.3 - 3.3 GHz, Cortex-X4 / A720 / A720 / A520 (Kryo)
Graphics adapter
8 GB 
, or 12GB
6.55 inch 19.5:9, 2340 x 1080 pixel 393 PPI, Capacitive, AMOLED, glossy: yes, 120 Hz
256GB / 512GB
USB-C Power Delivery (PD), 1 Infrared, 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Wi-Fi 7 (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6/ Wi-Fi 6E 6 GHz be = Wi-Fi 7), Bluetooth 5.4, GSM, UMTS, LTE, 5G, Dual SIM, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.9 x 156.7 x 75.3 ( = 0.31 x 6.17 x 2.96 in)
4800 mAh
Operating System
Android 13
Primary Camera: 200 MPix (f/1.7, 22mm) + 13MP (f/2.4, 15mm) + 5MP (f/2.4, 27mm)
Secondary Camera: 32 MPix f/2.4
Additional features
Keyboard: OnScreen
198 g ( = 6.98 oz / 0.44 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)



Reviews for the Meizu 21

Meizu 21 Smartphone Review
Source: OI Spice Tech News English
Meizu 21 isn’t your average mid-range phone, it provides a premium experience to its users. The Meizu 21 is an excellent choice if you are looking for impressive performance, stunning display, and long-lasting battery life. Plus, the phone offers an aesthetic yet elegant design, which is something fresh to see after a long time. All of those factors enhance the overall value of this phone. Yet, there are a handful of factors that this phone lacks, whether we talk about the average camera software or outdated Android interface. Even regular mid-range phones are getting Android 14 OS out of the box. But here, the company isn’t thinking about it. It’s just the tip of the iceberg as you might find it difficult to purchase this phone outside China.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/22/2024
Meizu 21 Review: A Dream Phone or a Beautiful Waste of Money?
Source: Igeekphone English
Finally, there is the same line of ultrasonic fingerprint recognition , which is not dazzling to unlock at night and can be easily unlocked with wet hands. So far, no mobile phone manufacturer has used ultrasonic fingerprint recognition in its standard version of flagship mobile phones, but Meizu has used it. The 2004 and fourth-generation products have truly brought mobile phones to a new level that is hard to come back from once used. To sum up, this generation of Meizu 21 inherits the classic design and functions of the past. It not only makes breakthroughs in performance and imaging, but also brings us novel interaction methods, and has the world’s narrowest 1.74mm. Bian’s innovative aesthetic design has created this new generation of dream machines in Keyou’s mind, which also corresponds to Meizu’s saying: “Pursuit comes from love.” If you are a fan of small-screen mobile phones and have relatively high requirements for details, performance, screen, and quality, then Meizu 21 can be included in your purchase range.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/05/2023

Foreign Reviews

Meizu 21 - recenzja, test, opinia i dane techniczne
Source: Unite4buy Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Simple design; big screen; nice display; decent hardware; good cameras.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/01/2023
Полный и объективный обзор Meizu 21
Source: RU→EN
Positive: Attractive price; white front panel; Home indicator with 3D Touch and Flyme OS.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/28/2023
Đánh giá điện thoại Meizu 21: Lại một “viên kẹo bắt mắt” mới nữa từ nhà Meizu
Source: Nghenhin Vietnam VN→EN
Positive: Powerful processor; 8GB RAM; 256GB ROM; high performance; good price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/27/2023


Qualcomm Adreno 750: Graphics chip for smartphones and tablets that is integrated within the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC. Qualcomm claims that it is 25% faster than the Adreno 7340 in the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 and first benchmarks show that the GPU can beat the Apple A17 Pro iGPU. 

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

SD 8 Gen 3: High-end SoC for smartphones that was introduced in late 2022 with a fast prime core based on a ARM Cortex-X3 architecture clocked at up to 3.2 GHz. Two more performance cores are based on the A715 and also support only 64 bit applications. The two additional A710 cores support also 32 bit applications as do the power saving Cortex-A510 cores. In addition to the processor cores, the SoC integrates a WiFi 7 modem, a Hexagon DSP (for AI acceleration) and a Spectra ISP. The integrated memory controller supports fast LPDDR5x memory with up to 4,200 MHz. 5G is included in the chip with the Snapdragon X70 modem.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


It is a small display format for smartphones. You shouldn't be severely defective in vision, and you won't see much detail on the screen and only have a small resolution available. For that, the device should be small and handy, easy to transport.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


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