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Meizu has announced a pair of new smartphones at an event in China. The M3X (above right) is the latest in Meizu’s midrange lineup while the Pro 6 Plus (above left) is the Chinese company’s new flagship. Find out all the details below.

Beginning with the Meizu M3X, this handset features a metal unibody with a 5.5-inch 1080p display and Helio P20 16 nm processor. It comes in 3 GB or 4 GB RAM variants running Flyme OS software, based on Android Marshmallow, and packs a 3,200 mAh battery with fast charging.

The Meizu M3X will cost CNY 1,699 (~$247) for the 3 GB/32 GB model and CNY 1,999 (~290) for the 4 GB/64 GB version. Check out the rest of the specs below:

  • 5.5-inch Full-HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) LCD display
  • 2.3 GHz MediaTek Helio P20 octa-core processor with Mali T880 GPU
  • 3 GB RAM with 32 GB internal storage / 4 GB RAM with 64 GB internal storage
  • Flyme OS based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Dual SIM support
  • 12 MP rear camera with dual tone LED flash, Sony IMX386 sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 4K video recording
  • 5 MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • Dimensions: 153.8 x 76 x 7.4 mm;
  • Weight: 165 g
  • 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4/5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.1 LE, GPS, USB Type-C
  • 3,200 mAh battery with fast charging

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The Pro 6 Plus is an upgraded version of Meizu’s Pro 6 phablet, featuring a 5.7-inch QHD display, 3D touch display and Exynos 8890 processor (the same found in the Galaxy S7). It features a Sony IMX386 sensor like the M3X but also provides a few additional camera features such as a dual-tone 10-LED ring flash, laser autofocus and 4-axis optical image stabilisation.

The 64 GB version comes in at CNY 2,999 (~$435) while the 128 GB variant – which also has higher processing power – arrives at CNY 3,299 (~$479). The vital specs include:

  • 5.7-inch QHD (2560 x 1440 pixels) Super AMOLED display with 3D Touch, Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection
  • 2 GHz (64 GB variant) / 2.3 GHz (128 GB variant) Exynos 8890 octa-core processor with Mali-T880 MP10 GPU
  • 4 GB LPDDR4 RAM, 64 GB / 128 GB (UFS 2.0) internal storage
  • Flyme OS based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Dual SIM support
  • 12 MP rear camera with dual-tone 10-LED ring flash, laser autofocus, 4-axis OIS, f/2.0 aperture, 4K video recording
  • 5 MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • Fingerprint scanner, heart rate monitor
  • Dimensions: 155.6 × 77.3 x 7.3 mm
  • Weight: 158 g
  • 4G VoLTE , WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4/5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, USB 3.1 Type-C, NFC
  • 3400 mAh battery with fast charging

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Both devices are up for pre-order right now at Meizu.com and will be released in China soon but there’s no word on an international release just yet.

Are you interested in either of these handsets? Let us know in the comments.

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  • Derek

    I did not know Samsung was letting other phone makers use their CPU chips.

    • Another Skywalker

      There were earlier Meizu phones with Samsung Hardware ….

    • Meizu

      Only meizu

    • paxmos

      Money

  • yoemeyer

    wow that thing’s a beast! Good looking too as a plus. Any ideas of availability here in US?

  • Juan S. Camargo Visbal

    The M3X is a sad and unnecessary copy of the Honor 8. WHY do they have to rip-off another company’s design like that?