Chinese company Meizu has launched the successor of its budget phone M2 Note, aka the M3 Note. The Meizu M3 Note has been launched in China at a starting price of CNY 799 (about Rs 8,200) for the 2GB RAM and 16GB memory variant. The 3GB RAM and 32GB memory variant of the phone meanwhile has been priced at CNY 999 (about Rs 10,300).
The M3 Note is now available for registration in China and will be available for buy from April 11. There is however no word yet regarding its global availability and pricing.
In terms of specification set, the M3 Note has a 5.5-inch FullHD display with a 1080×1920 pixels resolution and is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 processor coupled with 2GB/3GB RAM and 16GB/32GB memory. The phone supports expandable storage using microSD card.
The dualSIM phone runs Android 5.1 Lollipop-based Flyme OS and comes with a physical home button housing mTouch 2.1 fingerprint reader. The M3 Note boasts of 6000 series aluminum unibody. Connectivity options include: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 with BLE, and GPS/ A-GPS.
On the camera front, it has a 13-megapixel rear camera with f/2.2 aperture and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. The phone is backed by a 4,100mAh battery.
The Meizu M3 Note will be available in the colours: Grey, Gold, and Silver.
Meizu is also expected to unveil a second phone, come January 13, again in China. The phone in question could be the Pro 6, successor to the Pro 5. The flagship phone from Meizu will be powered by MediaTek’s next-generation Helio X25 processor. The USP of the phone however is said to be 6 gigs of onboard RAM.
Rumoured specs of the Pro 6 include: a FullHD display, Meizu’s MBack 3.0 fingerprint technology, Flyme 6.0 OS, Hi-Fi 3.0, and fast charging support. It is also said to include a 3D touch-like display feature.