Meizu is preparing to launch its next flagship smartphone series — Meizu 16 in August. The company will be launching Meizu 16 and Meizu 16 Plus, and ahead of the phone’s launch next month, most of the details related to the smartphone have leaked online.
While we already know that the upcoming flagship smartphone will have a dual camera setup, the latest information reveals that the primary camera on the back side will feature a 12-megapixel sensor with f/1.8 apreture.
Further, it is said that the company’s mBack button will have a new evolutionary version and will ditch the dot design. There’s a possibility that the company could introduce a new gesture recognition feature.
Recently, Meizu CEO Jack Wong shared camera samples of the upcoming flagship smartphone Meizu 16. The indoor sample photo looks impressive with a high level of accuracy in colour reproduction and the clarity is vivid.
Meizu is expected to launch two smartphone in its Meizu 16 series — Meizu 16 and Meizu 16 Plus and even though both device will have narrow bezels and high screen-to-body ratio, the smartphones will not feature a notched display.
Under the hood, both smartphones will be powered by Qualcomm‘s Snapdragon 845 octa-core processor, clocked at a maximum frequency of 2.8GHz. This is the same chipset that powers most of the flagship smartphone launched this year.
The company’s CEO has already revealed that there’ll be an 8GB RAM + 128GB internal storage model, which is likely to be the high-end variant of the Meizu 16. The smartphone is also confirmed to come with an under-display fingerprint sensor.
It will also come with dual rear camera setup and support for wireless charing. However, there’ll be another model named Meizu X8, a mid-range offering from the company, which will be powered by Snapdragon 710 processor and won’t feature the in-display fingerprint sensor.
Recently, Meizu CEO Jack Wong had said that the most powerful version of the upcoming flagship smartphones will not cost more than 4000 Yuan, which roughly translates to $514 while the Meizu X8 is said to cost between 1,500-2,000 Yuan ($226-300).
The Meizu 16-series as well as the Meizu X8 are slated to launch next month. While Jack Wong has revealed that the Meizu 16 will be launched on 26th August, the company has not yet made the launch date official.