Meizu Metal smartphone offers FHD display and aluminum body for 150 Euros
While the recently revealed HTC One A9 offers a chic design with full-metal housing for 600 Euros, Meizu is looking to do the same for just 150 Euros instead. The Meizu Metal may just carry the ultimate performance-price ratio if the claims from the Chinese manufacturer hold true.
The Metal holds the following specifications according to the official announcement earlier today:
- 5.5-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) display
- 2.0 GHz Octa-core MediaTek MT6795 Helio X10 SoC
- PowerVR G6200 GPU
- 2 GB LPDDR3 RAM
- Cat. 4 Rel. 9 LTE modem (50/150 mbps)
- 13 MP f/2.2 rear + 5 MP f/2.0 front cameras
- 150.7 x 75.3 x 8.2 mm
- 162 grams
Other features include the same 2.5D glass as used on many Doogee smartphones and a fingerprint sensor that Meizu claims will take only 0.48 seconds for detection. Contrast is advertised as 1000:1 and with backlight brightness of up to 450 nits. The underlying Android software will have the Yun UI based on the Flyme 5 OS.
The 16 GB and 32 GB versions will be available this coming November 2nd for 1100 Yuan (150 Euros) and 1300 Yuan (180 Euros), respectively. Available colors are Blue, Gold, Gray, Pink, and White. An international launch is currently unknown.