The powerful Meizu Pro 5 with top-of-the-shelf configurations, killer design and a mid-range price tag has become official in China. This handset is considered to be Meizu’s most advanced smartphone.
As far as the key Meizu Pro 5 specifications go, the handset comes with a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED display, aided by 1,080 x 1,920 pixels screen resolution. Under the hood, Samsung’s Exynos 7420 chipset powers the device. It is worth noting that the same chip powers the flagship Samsung Galaxy S6 and the phablet Galaxy Note 5. On the software front, Android 5.1 Lollipop with Flyme 5 UI runs the show.
Speaking of exterior design, Phone Arena said that the Meizu Pro 5 resembles the Apple iPhones marginally. The company has apparently utilized “sturdy metal” chassis with placeholders for the antennas.
In addition, the Meizu Pro 5 comes backed with a choice of 3 GB or 4 GB of RAM. When it comes to camera specification, the handset sports a 21-megapixel rear-facing camera unit with 4G video recording capability on board and a generous 5-megapixel front-facing snapper for selfies.
The phone comes equipped with 32 GB of internal storage capacity. Apart from the standard connectivity options, the handset also supports the new “4G+” network with 300 Mbps speed and Voice over LTE (VoLTE). Also noteworthy is the USB Type C connector bundled with rapid charge support. The battery unit will reportedly be able to charge from 0 percent to 65 percent in 30 minutes. Meanwhile, this new handset apparently scored a whopping 75,000+ in AnTuTu benchmark testing, Phone Arena reported.
Coming to Meizu Pro 5 price, the device will cost 2,800 yuan (about $439) specific to the 32 GB version with 3 GB of RAM. The 64 GB model with 4 GB of RAM can be purchased for 3,100 yuan (about $486).
Lastly, the official Meizu Pro 5 release date has reportedly been set for Oct. 12. However, there is currently no official information available to ascertain the release date outside China.