As expected, Meizu has today made a re-entry in the Indian market with the launch its Meizu 16th, Meizu M6T, and Meizu C9 smartphones. The Meizu 16th carries a price tag of Rs. 39,999 which roughly converts to $567. It will be available for purchase in India exclusive through Amazon from today in two color options — Midnight Black and Moonlight White.
The Meizu 16th was originally launched in China back in August. The phone features a 6-inch Full HD+ display offering 1080 × 2160 pixels screen resolution, 18:9 aspect ratio and 91.18 percent screen-to-body ratio. Under the hood, the device is powered by Qualcomm‘s Snapdragon 845 processor along with 8GB of RAM.
It also comes with a custom copper cooling tube. The phone features an in-display fingerprint sensor, which the company claims has a 99.12 percent high recognition rate that can unlock the phone in 0.25 seconds. The phone comes with 128GB of internal storage, without support for storage expansion.
Coming to the camera department, the smartphone comes with a 12-megapixel primary camera with Sony IMX380 sensor, 1.55μm pixel size, f/1.8 aperture along with a 20-megapixel secondary telephoto lens with Sony IMX350 sensor for portrait shots and lossless zoom. There’s even a 6-LED ring flash and four-axis Optical Image Stabilization. On the front side, there’s a 20-megapixel front facing camera with AI beauty recognition and Face unlock feature.
The Meizu 16th runs Android 8.1 Oreo operating system out-of-the-box with the company’s own Flyme OS on top. Connectivity options on the device include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz) 2 x 2 MIMO, Bluetooth v5, GPS + GLONASS, and USB Type-C port. The phone is powered by a 3,010mAh battery with 24W mCharge flash charge that is claimed to charge the phone from 0 to 67 percent in 30 minutes.