Besides the standard version which is actually available to purchase in Chinese stores, Meizu has also released a special and Limited edition of the E3. It is known as Meizu E3 J-20 Collectors Edition and it is dedicated to the J-20 fighter jet. It is a version which distinguishes from the original E3 for its zinc alloy chassis and a special customization dedicated to J-20 on the whole backplate. The box is customized as well, and in the software, you can find a customized Flyme user interface.
Besides the customized design and box, Meizu E3 J-20 Collectors Edition comes with a memorial card, a customized protective case and a J-20-reminiscent SIM-eject pin. The special edition has been officially launched in the market on April 9 and the company will be selling only 2,000 units of it. Today, we can show the first hands-on photos of the E3 J-20 and its official accessories. You can see everything we described above, from the box to all its content, in the images below. The specs sheet of Meizu E3 J-20 Collectors Edition is exactly the same as the standard version. It features a 5.99-inch display with the LTPS IPS technology, an 18:9 aspect ratio and a Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels. The panel supports up to 85 percent NTSC color gamut.
Under the hood, there is an octa-core Snapdragon 636 chipset by Qualcomm, that is exactly the same as Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro. Indeed, the E3 can be considered in China as one of the main competitors of the latest Xiaomi midranger. The Collectors Edition is available in two configurations: one with 6 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage and another with 6 GB RAM and 128 GB ROM. The first configuration has a price tag of 1,999 Yuan in China, which roughly translates into $315, while the most powerful variant costs 2,499 Yuan, that is equivalent to about $395. The rear side houses a 12 + 20 MP dual camera with 2.5x lossless zoom, while the battery is of 3360 mAh capacity.