The Meizu 16X is reputed to be the cheapest screen fingerprint sensor smartphone in the market. It is also called the quasi-flagship model, and it arrives with a reasonable price on the 26th September 2018.

That’s when Meizu will take orders on its own website. Other smartphone stores should have it selling on their platform as from October 10, 2018.

Meizu 16X Design and Display Features

The device looks like a bar, just as we see in some other smartphones. It has a dimension of 73.6 x 151.2 x 7.5 mm. It weighs 154 grams. The display type is Super AMOLED, no waterproofing properties are found on the Meizu 16X.

It has a screen size of 6 inches with 1080 x 2160 pixels. The display colors are 16 million. Accordingly, the pixel density is 402 ppi. The glass screen is made up of 2.5D curved features of multi-touch, and it is scratch resistant. It comes in white, black, and gold colors.

Camera features

Features of Meizu 16X camera include dual 12 MP + 20 MP. The initial 12 MP is f/1.8 with PDAF and laser AF, while the second 20 MP is f/2.6 compliant. Other features of the rear cameras are six-LED dual-tone flash, auto-HDR, panorama video, 2160p@30fps, and 1080p@30fps respectively.

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The front-facing camera is a single 20 MP f/2.0 shooter, having the capacity to record 1080p@30fps videos.

Meizu 16X Hardware, Software and Storage

Manufacturer of Meizu 16X adopted the Snapdragon 710 chip to make the device run fast and make the user find it easy to move within one task to another seamlessly.

There’s also a newer 10nm processor technology and Octa-core processor clocking at 2.2 GHz. The Adreno 616 processor makes things work smoothly. Meizu 16X also runs on Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box with FlyMe.

The storage space also helps Meizu 16X run faster and makes sure tasks get done easily. There’s a 6GB RAM and 64GB internal storage, and there is the variant of 6GB RAM and 128GB. They arrive in different prices. However, users should know that there’s no microSD slot available in the Meizu 16X.

Network and Connectivity

Network technology found Meizu 16X are GSM, CDMA, HSPA, and LTE. That means this device is capable of 2G, 3G, and 4G. The speed on 4G could be as high as 42.2 Mbps. Both GPRS and EDGE are available for this device.

Added to the connectivity is Bluetooth 5.0, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, but there’s no FM radio receiver. The USB type is Type-c 1.0 reversible connector. There’s also provision for dual SIM slots, and both slots can work with 4G networks.

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Battery Life

There’s a non-removable 3100 mAh battery inside the device. We are unable to tell how far the battery can carry, especially when the device is under intense usage, nor are we able to define the talk time or standby period.

Price and Special Features

We can talk about a suspected price tag now before the Meizu 16X berths fully. For the price of the 6GB RAM and 64GB internal storage it is CNY 2,098 or $305 in the United States, which is about Rs 22,000; while the 6GB RAM and 64GB internal storage is CNY 2,398 or $350 in the USA, which is Rs 25,400.


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