Recent reports had claimed that Meizu would be launching the Meizu E3 smartphone today. However, instead of making it official, the company has confirmed that the Meizu E3 will be unveiled on March 21.
The Weibo post that confirms the March 21 launch states that the unveil event will be held at National Convention Center in Beijing at 21:30 PM local time. The post carries an image of the aircraft and a link to the documentary filmed called “The Rocking Sky” from 2015. Meizu has bought the copyright of the movie and it is allowing user to watch it for free starting from today until March 8.
Yesterday, the Meizu E3 was spotted in colors like Black, Blue and Gold in new renders. The M851M and M851Q variants of the handset had received certification from TENAA authority in China in February. Through the TENAA listing, it has been revealed that the Meizu E3 will be arriving with a 5.99-inch display that produces FHD+ resolution and aspect ratio of 18:9.
The Meizu E3 is powered by an octa-core processor that works at 1.8 GHz. Rumors have it that the unannounced MediaTek Helio P70 chipset may power the handset. The handset may arrive in RAM options of 4 GB and 6 GB. Also, it is pegged to come in multiple storage choices like 32 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB. It is expected to receive power from a 3,300mAh battery.
The E3 may feature a selfie camera of 8-megapixel whereas the back panel of the phone may house a dual camera setup featuring a 12-megapixel sensor and a 20-megapixel sensor. It will continue to sport side-mounted fingerprint reader and Super mBack pressure-sensitive button like the Meizu 6S that was unveiled recently.
Recent leaks have also shown that the handset will have “mblu by Meizu” branding. Some rumors have claimed that there could be gaming focused and photography-centric editions of Meizu E3. The handset could be priced between around 1,799 (~$284) and 1,999 Yuan (~$315).