Meizu founder Jack Wong (Huang Chang) had previously claimed that the Meizu 15 series is just a test product and the upcoming Meizu 16 series will be more powerful and futuristic. Wong has also revealed in the recent past that the Meizu 16 will be made official in August. Through a recent conversation with Meizu fans, he has again confirmed that the Meizu 16 series will be launching in August.
Apart from talking on the launch of the phone, Wong also affirmed that the Meizu 16 series will be fueled by Snapdragon 845. Rumors have it that the Meizu 16 series includes Meizu 16 and Meizu 16 PRO/Plus phones. So, both of them are fueled by Snapdragon 845.
Plenty of details on the Meizu 16 series have been leaked. Following is a leaked photo of the Meizu 16 smartphone has also surfaced on Weibo. It is speculated that the Meizu 16 and 16 PRO will respectively feature notch-less OLED screens of 5.6 and 6.1 inches with 3D Press and mEngine. The Meizu 16 series is expected to arrive with a premium glass body with ceramic finish.
The Meizu 16 is likely to house a 3,080mAh battery with 24W charging (8V/3A). On the other side, the Meizu 16 PRO is expected to not only house a bigger battery of 3,600mAh capacity along with faster 32W charging (8V/4A), but also it is expected arrive with 10W wireless charging. Both phones will come preloaded with Flyme 7.5 and OneMind 2.5, but the exact version of Android is not known.
Based on the leaked information from multiple leaksters, ITHome had yesterday reported that both phones will be equipped with 12-megapixel + 20-megapixel dual camera setup. However, a contradictory leak reveals that this dual camera setup will be available only on the Meizu 16. As far as Meizu 16 PRO is concerned, it may come equipped with 12-megapixel + 12-megapixel + 20-megapixel triple camera system. Both the phones are rumored to be arrive with 20-megapixel front-facing camera.
The Meizu 16 variants such as 64 GB storage + 6 GB RAM and 128 GB storage + 6 GB RAM are rumored to hit the market with respective pricing of 2,999 Yuan (~467) and 3,299 Yuan (~$514). The Meizu 16 PRO models like 128 GB storage + 6 GB RAM and 256 GB storage + 8 GB RAM are pegged to carry respective price tags of 3,699 Yuan (~$576) and 3,999 Yuan (~$623).