Meizu will be launching the Meizu E3 mid-range phone on March 21. The company is also expected to launch Meizu 15 series soon after the launch of Meizu E3. The Meizu 15 lineup that includes Meizu 15, Meizu 15 Plus and Meizu 15 Lite will be unveiled in celebration of the 15th anniversary of the company. All the family members of the Meizu 15 have received 3C certification and their key specs have also surfaced.
The three family members of the Meizu 15 series with model numbers M891, M881 and M712 has received certification from China Compulsory Certification (3C) in China. The 3C certification is a mandatory product approval system in China that supervises over charger rates for smartphones.
The 3C certification of Meizu M881 and M891 reveals that they carry support for 24W fast charging and a new UP1220S charger. It is speculated that the Meizu M891 and M881 model numbers respectively belong to Meizu 15 and Meizu 15 Plus. The M712 that is enabled with 18W fast charging could be arriving in the market as Meizu 15 Lite.
The Chinese manufacturer has officially confirmed that the Meizu 15 will be powered by Snapdragon 660 and the Meizu 15 Plus will be arriving with Samsung’s Exynos 8895 chipset. The Samsung SoC can be found under the hood of flagship phones like the Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S8+ and Galaxy S8. It is speculated that the Snapdragon 636 chipset will be powering the Meizu 15 Lite.
The Meizu 15 series will be arriving with 18:9 aspect ratio supporting display. Like the Meizu M6s and the upcoming Meizu E3, the Meizu 15 family members will be equipped with side-mounted fingerprint reader.
According to a Japanese publication, the Meizu 15, 15 Plus and 15 Lite phones have appeared on official Android site. It has revealed that the Meizu 15 will be coming with 5.5-inch display (probably AMOLED), 4 GB of RAM, 64 GB and 128 GB internal storage options and Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS.
The Meizu 15 Plus will be featuring 6-inch AMOLED display, 6 GB of RAM, 64 GB and 128 GB storage options and Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS. The Meizu 15 Lite will be arriving with a 5.5-inch display, 4 GB of RAM, 32 GB and 64 GB storage and Android 7.1.2 Nougat. The source claims that none of the Meizu 15 series support NFC. Previous reports have suggested speculated that the Meizu 15 series will be unveiled in China in April.