Meizu C9 comes alive with a new array of features that makes it special on its own level. It comes with full display and machine learning technology. The Meizu C9 was recently announced and released in the month of October 2018. It comes with a new chipset that enables the machine to work so smoothly.
In this review, we will take a good look at the nice aspects of the Meizu C9; its design, price, display, camera, hardware and other features.
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Meizu C9 Design and Display
Design type is a mixture of polycarbonate and metal. Furthermore, dimensions are 71.2 x 146.2 x 9.7 mm and it weighs 150 grams. However, this device is not water resistant and it has no secondary display. It comes in black and blue colors.
Display type is HD+ IGZO capacitive touch screen of 16 million colors. The pixel resolution 720 x 1440. Furthermore, the pixel density is 295 ppi, screen to body ratio is 73.87 percent, and aspect ratio is 18:9. The screen size is 5.45 inches. Protection features include multi-touch with up to 10 fingers. Others are scratch resistance, display manufacturer, sharp 2.5D curved glass screen.
There is a single main rear camera of 13 MP with dual-LED flash and f/2.2 aperture. The video performance is 1080p@30fps with FHD recording. Furthermore, other features include auto focus, continuous shooting, digital zoom, exposure compensation, face detection, geo-tagging, HDR, ISO settings, HDR, and more. The advanced feature in the rear camera is phase detection.
At the front there is a single selfie camera of 8 MP without front flash. However, it comes with 4-element lens and f/2.2 aperture.
Hardware and Software
Android 8.1 Oreo is the software that acts as operating system in the Meizu C9. It should effortlessly upgrade to the latest Android OS. For now, this OS is based on the FlyMe 7.0 user interface. In the hardware department, there is Spreadtrum SC9832E SoC chipset with process technology 28nm. In like manner, there is also Quad-core 1.3 GHz 4-Cores CPU, while the GPU is ARM Mali-400 MP2. These operate on 64-bit architecture.
Storage Capacity and Sensors
Internal memory is standing at 2GB which is not expandable but the 16GB internal storage can be expanded up to 128GB with a microSD card. Sensors in Meizu C9 include accelerometer, proximity, ambient light, and compass. There is no fingerprint sensor in Meizu C9 smartphone.
Network and Connectivity of Meizu C9
There are 2G, 3G, and 4G internet networks available in the Meizu C9. It means that the device is able to operate bon GSM, WCDMA, HSDPA, and LTE. To make these work, there is dual Nano SIM Card slot provided for it.
Other connectivity components include Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, mobile hotspot, USB Type-C, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, 3.5mm audio jack, and more. There no infrared or NFC in this device.
Powering the Meizu C9 smartphone is the 3000 mAh Li-Ion non-removable battery. Unfortunately, this battery comes without wireless charging and fast charging technology. This means charging the battery will be quite an effort.
Price and Availability
Price of Meizu C9 starts from $89 USD. You may find it higher but hardly lower than this price. The smartphone has been released in the month of October and according to the manufacturer, it is available for purchase.