Meizu M3X is the next-generation mid-range smartphone that was announced in November 2016 by the Chinese smartphone maker company, Meizu Technology Co. Ltd. The target market for this phone is the Android mid-range budget segment. The phone is likely to go on sale starting from December 8, 2016. The Meizu M3X phone is available in two variants. The first variant features 3GB RAM and 32GB inbuilt storage, while the second variant has 4GB RAM and 64GB internal memory. Meizu Technology Co., Ltd. is a consumer electronics company that manufactures smartphones and MP3 players. The company was founded in 2003 and started its smartphones division in 2008 by launching their first smartphone Meizu M8. Their current and most premium flagship device is Meizu PRO 6 that features a 21-megapixel Sony camera. Meizu was founded by Jack Wong, who also happens to be the current chairman of the company. Meizu M3X is the latest smartphone launched by the firm.
The Meizu M3X smartphone has a glossy body with a metal frame around it. It also features a 2.5D glass both on the front and back. The phone structure looks attractive, and it fits well in hand. M3X measures 153.8 x 76 x 7.4 mm and weighs 165 gm. It offers dual-SIM support with dual standby. The phone is available in 4 different colours, blue, silver, black, and gold.
About phone display, it has 5.5 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen that supports 16M colours. The phone screen is protected with the latest Gorilla Glass technology. It bears a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels with 401 pixels per inch (PPI) density. Meizu M3X phone screen also supports multitouch and has a fingerprint touch sensor for added security. The new Meizu smartphone design is attractive enough to be able to lure customers to the stores. The display and screen features are good enough for a phone in this price range.
The Meizu M3X smartphone features a powerful 64-bit Octa-core processor with 4 of its cores coupled at 2.3GHz and other 4 cores coupled at 1.6GHz Cortex-A53 CPU. It is powered by the Mediatek MT6757 Helio P20 chipset and Mali-T880MP2 GPU. The phone runs on a new Flyme OS that is designed for the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS.
Meizu M3X is available in two variants where one variant has 3GB of RAM with 32GB internal memory, and the second variant has 4GB of RAM with 64GB internal memory. The phone also has an external microSD card slot that supports up to 256GB memory expansion. 2.3GHz is a pretty powerful processor that makes this phone capable of playing high-end video games, and suitable for long hours usage.
The Meizu M3X has a 12-megapixel Sony IMX386 primary camera with dual tone LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, autofocus, face detection, phase detection, geo-tagging, 1/2.9" sensor size, touch focus, panorama, HDR, 6P lens, and other advanced camera features. The primary camera is capable of recording HD videos at 1080pixels and 30 FPS. This phone also features a 5-megapixel secondary camera that can be used for video calling and self-photography. The camera comes with standard features like f/2.0 aperture, 5P lens, 1080pixels video recording, etc.
Both the cameras work fine in bright and low light scenes and capture good quality photos. The primary one is, of course, better and more useful than the front-facing camera. The front camera is also capable of recording high-definition videos at 1080pixels quality standard.
Meizu M3X comes with a 3200 mAh non-removable battery that can perform well for long hours. The stand-by time and talk time of the phone battery are not revealed by the company officially, but the battery is expected to last at least one day of use. The device is supposed to consume 17 percent less power in battery saving mode. It also supports fast charging with mCharge that can charge the phone from 0 to 40% in just 30 minutes.
Various connectivity options available in this smartphone are Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, 4G VoLTE, GSM, HSPA, GPRS, GPS, Bluetooth, USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, WiFi hotspot, WiFi dual-band, GLONASS, 3.5mm headphone jack, etc. The phone has no inbuilt radio. It offers dual-SIM support.