Meizu MX5 launched in India for Rs. 19999

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Meizu has launched its flagship MX5 smartphone in India at its brand launch event, as expected. This is Meizu’s third smartphone to launch in India after the m1 note and the m2 note smartphones. The MX5 was announced in China back in June and packs a 5.5-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display, 2.2 GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio X10 processor, Flyme OS 4.5 based on Android 5.0 (Lollipop), 20.7-megapixel rear camera with dual tone LED flash, laser auto focus that promises 0.2 seconds focus, 4K video recording and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera.

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It has mBack touch-sensitive home button that offers different functions based on press, similar to the m2 note and mTouch 2.0 fingerprint sensor on the home button, comes with dual SIM support and 4G connectivity with support for LTE bands for India. Meizu is launching the 16GB variant of the smartphone in India today, but 32GB and 64GB variants will be available in future, said the company.

Meizu MX5 specifications

  • 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Super AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Protection
  • 2.2 GHz MediaTek Helio X10 (MT6795T) Octa-Core 64-bit processor with PowerVR G6200 GPU
  • 3GB RAM, 16GB/ 32GB/ 64GB internal memory variants
  • Flyme OS 4.5 based on Android 5.0 (Lollipop)
  • Dual SIM
  • 20.7 MP rear camera with dual tone LED Flash, Laser Auto focus, Sony IMX220 Exmor RS BSI sensor, 6P lenses f/2.0 aperture, 4K video recording
  • 5MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • Dimensions: 149.9x 74.7x 7.6mm; Weight: 149g
  • 4G LTE (TD-LTE / LTE-FDD) / 3G HSPA+ , WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4/5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS
  • 3150mAh battery

The Meizu MX5 is priced at Rs. 19,999 in India for the 16GB variant. It will be available exclusively from Snapdeal starting from today. Check out our Meizu MX5 review, if you are planning to get the smartphone. Meizu plans to open more than 40 customer service centers across 20 cities in India.


Commenting on the launch, Li Nan, Vice President – Marketing, Meizu Technology, said:

We are happy to announce our entry into India and look forward to playing a leading role in shaping the smartphone market here. Based on the business philosophy and commitment to pursue perfection, MEIZU remains focused on developing innovative and user-friendly smartphones, which are characterized by their state-of-the-art design, powerful specifications and attractive prices. We look forward to introducing our complete product range in India very soon.

Our focus in India will be to provide future-ready products, which are ahead of competition in both design and performance. The MX5 launch is the first step towards that goal.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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