Meizu C9 Pro is an upgrade of Meizu C9. Among other things it means that buyers will have to spend more money on the device than they did if they bought the previous C9 edition. Also, it means that some specifications will receive a boost in the C9 Pro. Ordinarily, smartphone makers who come up with pro editions heap more on the camera side or the storage sense.

In the Meizu C9 Pro, the manufacturer slammed more on the storage than anywhere else. So, buyers should be hoping to pay for more RAM and ROM. In this review, we take a look at different aspects of the device such as design, display, camera, hardware, and others.

Design and Display of Meizu C9 Pro

The design type for the device is polycarbonate and metal. Dimensions are 71.2 x 146.2 x 9.7 mm. Furthermore, it weighs 150 grams but it is not water resistant. However, it comes in black and blue colors.

Display type is HD+ IGZO capacitive touch screen of 16 million colors. Pixels resolution is 720 x 1440. Pixel  density is 295 ppi, screen to body ratio is 73.87 percent, and aspect ratio is 18:9. Protection features are multi-touch up to 10 fingers, scratch resistant, Sharp 2.5D curved glass screen. There is no secondary display in this device.

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Camera Features

At the camera depart there is a single 13 MP main camera with dual LED flash and f/2.2 aperture. Video performance is at 1080p@30fps FHD recording. Other features include auto focus, face detection, digital zoom, geotagging, HDR, ISO settings, and more. However, advanced feature is Phase detection.

On the front side there is 8 MP with no front flash feature. Nevertheless, the front camera comes with 4-element lens, f/2.2 aperture, and few other features.

Hardware and Software of Meizu C9 Pro

Android 8.1 Oreo is the driving software that acts as the operating system in the Meizu C9 Pro. It comes with FlyMe 7.0 user interface. The hardware is Spreadtrum SC9832E SoC chipset of process technology 28nm. In addition, CPU is Quad-core 1.3 GHz 4-Cores, while the GPU is ARM Mali-400 MP2 2-Cores.

Storage Capacity and Sensors in Meizu C9 Pro

Internal memory is 3GB RAM which is not expandable but the internal storage of 32GB can be boosted up to 128GB with the use of a microSD card. There is no fingerprint sensor in the Meizu C9 Pro but there is accelerometer, proximity, ambient light, and compass sensors in the device.

Network and Connectivity

There are 2G, 3G, and 4G internet network available on the device, which means that Meizu C9 Pro is able to operate GSM, WCDMA, HSDPA, and LTE. To make these work, two Nano SIM card slots have been provided.

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Other connectivity components include Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, hotspot, 3.5mm audio jack, USB Type-C, HDMI, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, and others. There is no infrared or NFC in the Meizu C9 Pro.

Battery Life

Powering Meizu C9 Pro is a non-removable 3000 mAh Li-ion battery that has no wireless charging, and no fast charging attributes. However, the user can be guaranteed of complete backup throughout the day.

Price and Availability

Price of Meizu C9 Pro is around $100 though we can’t assure you’ll get it at that price. The device has been announced and released in the month of October 2018 and is declared by manufacturer to be available after release.


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