Chinese smartphone maker Meizu has launched its new smartphone with triple-rear camera and a notchless display in China. Dubbed Meizu 16Xs, the smartphone comes with an in-screen fingerprint scanner along with a Snapdragon CPU. It packs good specifications considering the price it sells for. Other than the smartphone, the company has also launched a headset named Meizu EP2C Type C, and as its name suggests, it supports Type-C connections rather than the regular 3.5mm jack. The new Meizu 16Xs’s launch comes a month after the company revealed its flagship device Meizu 16s which is powered by the Snapdragon 855 SoC, has a 48MP main camera sensor, packs a 3,600mAh battery and comes with a 6.2-inch display. Here’s a look at the price details and specifications of the smartphone:
Meizu 16Xs price and availability
The Meizu 16Xs with the 6GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant is priced at CNY 1,698 (approximately Rs 17,100) while its other variant with the 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage sells for CNY 1,998 (approximately Rs 20,100). It comes in three colour options – Midnight Black, Silk White and Coral Orange.
The Meizu 16Xs will go on sale in China from June 10 onwards. But the company hasn’t revealed anything about the global availability of the device till now.
Meizu EP2C Type-C headset was also launched alongside the smartphone and it is priced at CNY 129 (approximately Rs 1,300).
Meizu 16Xs specifications and features
The Meizu 16Xs sports a 6.2-inch Full-HD+ (1080 x 2232 pixels) display with an aspect ratio of 18.6:9. It is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 675 SoC paired with Adreno 612 GPU. There is 6GB of RAM present on the Meizu 16Xs and it comes with up to 128GB. Meizu 16Xs runs Android 9 Pie skinned with Flyme OS 7 and it supports dual-SIM cards. The Meizu 16Xs has a slight bezels on the top and the bottom and the back of the handset has a gradient finish. The device packs a 4,000mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging.
The Meizu 16Xs features a triple -rear camera setup which comprises of a 48MP Samsung ISOCELL main camera with an f/1.7 aperture paired with an 8MP 118-degree ultra-wide camera with an f/2.2 aperture. The third camera on the device is a 5MP sensor with an f/1.9 aperture. On the front, there is a 16MP selfie camera with an f/2.2 aperture.
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Other features of the Meizu 16Xs includes USB Type-C port, Dual 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth v5 etc.