Earlier this month, a Meizu phone with model number M851Q was spotted at TENAA. It could be the Meizu E3 smartphone that is slated to debut on March 6. Today, Meizu VP Li Nan has said that the Meizu E series will be as powerful as Smartisan Nuts Pro series. Recent leaks have suggested that it will be powerful enough to support high-end gaming.
Now that Meizu VP has given out some more information on the Meizu E3, it appears that the smartphone will be featuring high-end specs like the Smartisan Nuts Pro 2. The TENAA listing of Meizu E3 has revealed that it would be featuring a 5.99-inch FHD+ display. It will be fueled by an octa-core processor that works at 1.8 GHz.
The Smartisan Nuts Pro 2 is powered by Snapdragon 660 which is the next best chipset after the Snapdragon 835. The SD660 chipset will be succeeded by Snapdragon 670, but Qualcomm has not officially announced it yet. Recent reports have revealed that the MediaTek Helio P70 will be announced at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018. The Helio P70 was recently spotted on AnTuTu with performance that could easily rival with the upcoming SD 670. Hence, the Meizu E3 may feature the Helio P70 chipset.
The Meizu E3 is expected to arrive in RAM variants like 4 GB and 6 GB and it will be also available in storage choices like 32 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB. The dual camera setup residing on the back phone features a 12-megpaiel sensor and a 20-megapixel sensor. It has a selfie camera of 8-megapixel and it is powered by 3,330mAh battery.
The images of the Meizu E3 that were revealed through its TENAA listing show that it has a design that is quite similar to the Meizu 6S that was officially launched recently as its first full screen design smartphone. The Meizu E3 features an 18:9 aspect ratio supporting display. It is packed in a metallic body and the placement of the antenna bands on it rear side is similar to that of Meizu PRO 6.
It features a vertically arranged dual rear cameras and the “mblu by Meizu” branding can be seen on the bottom-right corner of the back panel. It features a side-mounted fingerprint reader. The Super mBack function will be also available on the Meizu E3. The handset is expected to cost around 1,799 Yuan (~$283) and 1,999 Yuan (~$314).