Today, Meizu‘s flagship smartphone of the year — Meizu 16 went on sale in China. However, within seconds, all the units of the smartphone went out of stock.
Now, the company has announced that it’ll keep the bookings open for the smartphone and expects to ship them in 4-8 weeks. On its forum, the company also said that it’s actively working to prepare stock for the Meizu 16.
The phone was also available for purchase in offline stores where users lined-up to purchase this flagship device from Meizu. Interestingly, just after the phone went out of stock, Xiaomi announced a price cut of 100 Yuan on its Mi 8 6GB + 64GB model, making it the cheaper than the Meizu 16.
The Meizu 16 comes with a 6-inch Full HD+ display with an impressive 91.18 percent screen-to-body ratio, 2160 x 1080 pixels screen resolution. For the first time in its flagship devices lineup, the company has opted to use Qualcomm‘s chipset.
The device is powered by Snapdragon 845 SoC, similar to most of the flagship phones launched this year. It comes with 6GB/8GB RAM with up to 256GB internal storage in the top-end variant. It comes with a 12MP Sony IMX380 sensor paired with a 20MP IMX350 sensor.
On the front side, there’s a 20MP snapper for taking selfies and video calling. Connectivity options on the device include dual-band Wi-Fi 2×2 MIMO and LTE 4×4 MIMO, Bluetooth 5.0, Qualcomm aptX support and Sony LDAC for immersive wireless music experience.
The phone comes with the latest Flyme 7 UI based on Android Oreo operating system out-of-the-box. As for the iconic mBack, it comes with the improved Super mBack 2.0 The device is powered by a 3,010mAh battery, which should last for a day on moderate usage.