The Meizu MX2, one of the new flagship phone releases from China, has hit the market in China, Hong Kong, and Russia.
In China, the phone retails for RMB 2,499, or roughly US $400 for the 16GB version, and RMB 2,999 or $480 for the 32GB version. Meanwhile, in Hong Kong, it is selling for HK$2999 or US $386 for the 16GB model, and HK$3299 or US $425 for the 32GB model. In Russia, the 16GB smartphone is up for grabs for the price of 17997 rubles or $587, and the 32GB smartphone is available for 19997 rubles or US $650, which means the device is more expensive in Russia than in the first two areas mentioned. There is still no word on the 64GB model of the smartphone in any of said markets.
This device was formally introduced during the end of November, when the company revealed its list of key specifications. The Meizu MX2 boasts of a Quad core, 1600 MHz, MX5S processor, that is based on ARM Cortex A9 architecture. It also packs 2GB of LPDDR2 RAM, and a choice among 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB of user storage. There is, however, no support for expansion via a microSD card. As for its operating system, it comes with Flyme 2.0 OS, which is based on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.
The Meizu MX2’s “gapless” display measures 4.4 inches, and sports a resolution of 800 x 1280 pixels a pixel density of 343 pixels per inch, and 16 million colors. This display features a light sensor and a proximity sensor, as well.
It draws its power from a non-removable 1800 mAh battery, which has enough battery life to offer around 13 hours of talk time and 380 hours of standby time.
On its front is a 2-megapixel camera whereas on its rear is a an 8-megapixel camera with LED flash, face detection, panorama, back-illuminated sensor, and the capability to record videos in Full HD.
Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, 3G, and GPS.
Lastly, the handset has dimensions of 4.92 x 2.56 x 0.40 inches and weighs 142 grams.