Meizu 16, now released in India as Meizu 16th in India on December 5, 2018, is an affordable mid-range smartphone that arrives in two variants as the storage capacity shows. The selfie camera too is powerful enough to receive attention. With a Super AMOLED screen that is as large as 6 inches, Meizu can’t go wrong.

The smartphone is made to be very fast as it comes with Snapdragon 845, although Snapdragon 855 is the goal towards which new devices press.

The price when compared the features of the smartphone are not just at par but deserves anyone’s accolade. Here is this review, we will be taking a look at the price, camera, design, network, performance and other features of Meizu 16.

Meizu 16 Design and Display

Primary design in the smartphone is metal body and glass at the front. The dimensions are 150.5 x 73.2 x 7.3 mm and it weighs 152 grams. It comes with black and white colors. The device is not a water resistant smartphone but has face recognition and fingerprint sensor in-built.

Display type is Super AMOLED capacitive multi-touch screen of 16 million colors. The screen size is 6 inches. Further, pixel density is 402 ppi, pixel resolution is 2160 x 1080, and aspect ratio is 18:9. Other display features are 2.5D curved glass, 84.3 screen to body ratio, and 430nits brightness.

Camera Features

There are two cameras to the rear and they consist of 12 MP plus 20 MP, both arriving with f/1.8 and f/2.6 aperture. The cameras are equipped with six LED dual tone flash. To the front, there is another single secondary selfie lens of 20 MP f/2.0 aperture which comes with 5P lens ARcsoft Beauty Algorithm. The video performance the device is 2160p@30fps.

Furthermore, the camera features available in the Meizu 16 are geotagging, slow motion videos, touch focus, face detection, auto HDR, panorama, auto focus, and more.

Hardware and Software

Android OS v8.0 Oreo runs the Meizu 16. It operates on Flyme UI user interface. In addition to that, Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 reigns supreme in the device. Accordingly, the CPU is Octa-core 2.8 GHz Kryo 385, while the GPU is Adreno 630.

Storage Capacity and Sensors

Internal memory inside the Meizu 16 is in two variants of 6GB/8GB and both cannot be expanded. This is followed by a combination of 64GB/128GB internal storage that cannot be increased because there is simply no provision for that.

Sensors in the device are accelerometer, proximity, compass, ambient light, fingerprint, pressure, fingerprint, and face recognition.

Network and Connectivity

Meizu 16 is able to handle 2G, 3G, and 4G and that means that it is GSM, CDMA, HSPA, and LTE enabled. There are two nano SIM card slots provided to make things work on the device.

Other connectivity options include Bluetooth v5.0, Wi-Fi, mobile hotspot, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, SBAS, QZSS, headphone jack, and micro USB 2.0.

Battery Life in Meizu 16

Powering the device is a Li-Ion 3010 mAh non-removable battery which has fast charging technology. However, the smartphone doesn’t have wireless charging technology.

Price and Availability

Price of this device is said to start from $394 USD upward considering the variants. The smartphone is now available in stores in India, having been released formerly elsewhere in August and now in India.

Meizu 16 (Meizu 16th) – Technical Specification

General

  • Device Type

Smartphone

  • Model

Meizu 16 (Also Known as Meizu 16th in India)

  • Announced

Aug-2018 (05-Dec-2018 in India)

  • Released

Aug-2018

  • Status

Available

  • Price

6GB+64GB: CNY 2,698 (Approx. $394, Rs. 27, 450); 8GB+128GB: CNY 2,998 (Approx. $437, Rs 30, 500); 6 GB RAM + 128 GB ROM: Rs. 39,999

Design

  • Type

Bar

  • Dimensions

150.5 mm x 73.2 mm x 7.3 mm (5.93 x 2.88 x 0.29 inches)

  • Weight

152 g (5.36 oz)

  • Colors

Black
White

  • Waterproof No
  • Fingerprint Yes
  • Face Recognition

Yes

  • Dedicated Keys

Fingerprint, Volume, Power

  • Device Security

Fingerprint, Password, Pin, Slide, Pattern, Face

  • Features

-Front glass
-Metal body
-Fingerprint scanner (In display)

Display

  • Display Type

Super AMOLED, Capacitive touch screen

  • Size

6-inch

  • Secondary Display

No

  • Touch Screen

Yes, Multi touch

  • Pixel Density

~402 PPI

  • Resolution

2160 x 1080 Pixels

  • Display Colors

16 M

  • Display Protection Yes
  • Features

-2.5D curved glass
-18:9 aspect ratio
-~84.3% screen-to-body ratio
-430nits brightness

Network

  • Supported Network

GSM/ CDMA/ HSPA/ LTE

  • 2G Network

GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
CDMA 800 MHz

  • 3G Network

GSM 850/ 900/ 1900 / 2100 MHz
TD-SCDMA

  • 4G Network

LTE Band 1, 3, 4, 5, 8, 34, 38, 39. 40, 41
VoLTE support
Supported Indian Network

  • SIM

Nano SIM

  • Hybrid Sim No
  • Dual SIM

Yes, Dual stand by

Hardware

  • Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845

  • CPU

2.8 GHz Octa core Kryo 385

  • GPU

Adreno 630

  • RAM (Memory)

6 GB/ 8 GB

  • Internal Storage

64 GB/ 128 GB

  • Card Slot

No

  • Dedicated slot

N/A

  • Sensors

Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient light
Fingerprint
Face Recognition
Pressure

Software

  • Operating System

Android OS v8.0 Oreo, Flyme UI

  • Java Support    No
  • Youtube Yes
  • Facebook Yes

Messaging

  • SMS

Yes (threaded view)

  • MMS Yes
  • Email

Yes

  • IM Yes

Camera

  • Primary

12 MP + 20 MP, f/1.8 + f/2.6, 4-axis OIS, dual pixel PADF, Laser AF

  • Flash

Six LED (dual tone flash)

  • Front

20 MP, f/2.0, 1080p, 5P lens, ARcsoft Beauty Algorithm

  • Front Flash

Yes

  • Video

2160p@30fps

  • Camera Features

Geotagging
Slow motion videos
Autofocus
Auto HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
Panorama

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth

Yes, v5.0, A2DP, LE

  • Infrared No
  • Wi-fi

Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, WiFi direct, dual band

  • Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
  • GPS

Yes, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, SBAS, QZSS

  • NFC No
  • Wireless Charging

No

  • Headphone Jack Yes
  • HDMI No
  • USB

v2.0, Type C 1.0 reversible connector

Data

  • GPRS Yes
  • EDGE Yes
  • Speed

42.2 Mbps (HSDPA), 5.76 Mbps;(HSUPA), LTE 1024/ 150 Mbps

  • Web Browser

HTML 5

Media

  • Video Format

3GP, M4V, H.263, H.264, MOV, AVI, xVID, WMV, FLV, MP4, H.265

  • Audio Format

MP3, eAAC+, WAV, Flac player

  • FM Radio

No

  • Alert Types

Vibration, MP3

  • Ring Tones

Wav ring tones

  • Loudspeaker

Yes

Battery

  • Battery Type

Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)

  • Capacity

3010mAH

  • Placement

Non-removable

MISC

  • Features
  1. Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
    2. Document viewer
    3. Photo and video editor
    4. Fast battery charging support (mCharge 4.0)

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