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Meizu X8


Meizu X8
Meizu X8
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 8 x 2.2 GHz, Kryo 360
Graphics adapter
4 GB 
, LPDDR4X; 6 GB optional
6.15 inch 18.5:9, 2220 x 1080 pixel 401 PPI, Capacitive, IPS, glossy: yes
64 GB eMMC Flash, 64 GB 
, 128 GB optional, 52 GB free
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm headphone jack, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: Accelerometer, compass, gyroscope, gravitational sensor, hall sensor, proximity sensor
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/), Bluetooth 5.0, GSM: B2, B3, B5, B8. 3G WCDMA/TD-SCDMA/CDMA: B1: B2: B4: B5: B8: B34: B39: BC0. 4G LTE/TD-FDD: B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B7, B8, B20, B40., Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.8 x 151.2 x 74.6 ( = 0.31 x 5.95 x 2.94 in)
3210 mAh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Android 8.1 Oreo
Primary Camera: 12 MPix + 5 MPix, ƒ/1.9
Secondary Camera: 20 MPix , ƒ/2.0
Additional features
Speakers: Mono speaker, Keyboard: Virtual, Keyboard Light: yes, USB power adapter, USB-Type to Type-C cable, Flyme, 12 Months Warranty, fanless
160 g ( = 5.64 oz / 0.35 pounds), Power Supply: 82 g ( = 2.89 oz / 0.18 pounds)
280 Euro



Average Score: 80.76% - good
Average of 5 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: 50%, performance: 75%, features: 39%, display: 81% mobility: 83%, workmanship: 85%, ergonomy: 70%, emissions: 97%

Reviews for the Meizu X8

82.8% Meizu X8 Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
The Chinese company Meizu has sent the X8 to the races packed with powerful hardware at an affordable price. Its Snapdragon 710 SoC and Adreno 616 GPU perform well in synthetic benchmarks, while its 4 GB RAM should ensure smooth system performance. Read on to find out what else the Meizu X8 has to offer and whether it can challenge its more established Chinese counterparts.
90% Meizu X8
Source: German DE→EN version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/06/2019
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 90% display: 90% mobility: 80% workmanship: 100%
70% Recensione MEIZU X8
Source: Andrea Galeazzi Italian IT→EN version
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/23/2019
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 50% display: 69% mobility: 75% workmanship: 75%
76% Meizu X8 incelemesi
Source: Chip Online TR TR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 12/27/2021
Rating: Total score: 76%
85% Meizu X8
Source: NO→EN version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/07/2019
Rating: Total score: 85%


Model: The Meizu X8 is an affordable but luxury smartphone. It comes with promising hardware for the price it offers. The Meizu X8 benefits from the superb internal structure stacking, as well as innovative bright porcelain stacking process. The provision of Magic Blue makes the Meizu X8 more dazzling under lighting. The Meizu X8 comes with a 6.15" custom screen at 18.5:9. The smooth notch brings up to 89.6% screen-to-body ratio. The COF assembly process, rarely found in other phones at the same price level, brings the Meizu X8 with 1.7 mm left and right bezels and an ultra-narrow bottom bezel. The Meizu X8 is 7.8 mm thick and weighs 160 g. It runs on Android 8.0 (Oreo). The Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 integrates a multi-core artificial intelligence engine, equipping the Meizu X8 with neuron network processing capabilities. With main frequency of 2.2 GHz, users can always enjoy pure performance. The Hexagon 685 AI chip works seamlessly with the CPU and GPU to achieve an efficient balance between battery life and performance. The Meizu X8 offers up to 6 GB RAM and an option of 128 GB flash memory. The Snapdragon 710 processor and Flyme software optimization ensure a better experience.

The Meizu X8 uses the Sony IMX362/Samsung 2L7 as the main camera, which features a f/1.9 enlarged aperture, 1.4 μm large photosensitive area, and 6-element custom lens. Meizu X8 adopts ArcSoft optimization algorithm and dual PD full-pixel dual-core focus, allowing users to shoot rapidly. The 20 MP undoubtedly shows the selfie strength of the Meizu X8. The intelligent Bokeh algorithm and ArcSoft AI beautification algorithm bring out beauty. The bottom layer of Android O intelligently regulates the Meizu X8 for accelerating apps, gaming performance, and slide optimization. The Flyme game mode 3.0 is provided with the "Full attack" feature, which not only automatically allocates memory resource strategies, but also provides high-priority network transmission for a better experience. The 3210 mAh (typical value) battery, under the support of Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 power-saving core and Flyme intelligent battery power allocation mechanism, ensures long battery life. The Meizu X8 comes with a fingerprint recognition sensor at the rear and is also enabled for payment by fingerprint. The front 20 MP camera also supports face unlock 2.0. As a conclusion, the Meizu X8 is a solid mid-range smartphone suitable for many users who look for a decent looking smartphone at a budget. The excellent craftsmanship with glass and metal construction helps make the device feel premium.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Qualcomm Adreno 616: Integrated (in the Snapdragon 710) graphics card based on the Adreno 600 architecture. According to Qualcomm up to 30% faster than the previous generation (Adreno 512 in the Snapdragon 660). Supports DirectX11_1, Vulkan 1.0, OpenCL 2.0, OpenGL ES 3.2.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

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

SD 710: Fast mid-range ARM SoC with 8 CPU Kryo 260 cores (four fast 2.2 GHz cores in a cluster and two power saving cores) and a rather slow Adreno 616 GPU. Manufactured in a modern 10 nm process.» 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.

80.76%: This rating is slightly above average, there are somewhat more devices with worse ratings. However, clear purchase recommendations look different.

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


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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2019-03-31)