It’s understandable that Xiaomi and Huawei get most of the attention when talking about Chinese smartphones. But there are quite a few other notable manufacturers from the country. Meizu is one of these firms, producing some rather slick handsets — although the Meizu M2 Note is the only one available in South Africa.
Now, the company has revealed its latest flagship, dubbed the Meizu MX6.
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The new handset is powered by a deca-core MediaTek Helio X20 processor (two A72 cores and eight A53 cores) and 4GB of RAM. Otherwise, a 5.5-inch 1080p display, 32GB of expandable storage, a front-mounted fingerprint scanner and 3060mAh rounds out the device.
In the camera department, the MX6 has a 12MP f/2.0 main shooter (Sony IMX386) with 1.25-micron pixels and a 5MP f/2.0 selfie shooter.
As for a price tag, the Meizu MX6 has a suggested price of US$300. In other words, it seems like plenty of bang for your buck.
Not impressed with the specs? Then the slightly pricier Meizu MX6 Pro might be up your alley, offering a slightly upgraded X25 deca-core processor, 3D Touch, a smaller 2560mAh battery and a 21MP f/2.0 main camera for about US$380.