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Meizu has announced the Meizu Pro 6s at an event in China. Sequel to the Meizu Pro 6, the Meizu Pro 6s is identical to its predecessor, which itself possessed an undeniable similarity to the iPhone, and even features a 3D Touch display.

Arriving with an aluminum unibody design, the Pro 6s possesses a 5.2-inch 1080p screen, a deca-core Helio X25 processor with Mali-T880MP4 GPU and 4 GB of RAM.

It features the same 5 MP front facing camera as the Pro 6, but its rear camera has been upgraded, now utilizing a 12 MP IMX386 sensor with ƒ / 2.0 aperture.

The inclusion of a smaller aperture (compared to f/2.2 aperture on the Pro 6) and 4-axis OIS should help the new device achieve brighter and less blurry photos, but it retains the 10-LED dual-tone ring flash, phase detection and laser-autofocus features of its predecessor.

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Rounding off the core specs is 64 GB of non-expandable storage and a 3060 mAh battery – a capacity increase of almost 20% compared to the previous model.

When we reviewed the Meizu Pro 6 in June, we praised many aspects of it, but both its camera and battery life left us disappointed. Seeing these specific areas addressed in this more refined version should help establish the device as more than the ‘iPhone knock-off’ it may be perceived as.

The Meizu Pro 6s runs Android Marshmallow out of the box and Meizu’s Flyme OS on top. It’s launching in China tomorrow for CNY 2,699 (around $399) but, sadly, it won’t be arriving in the US.

Let us know what you think of the Meizu Pro 6S in the comments below.

Scott Adam Gordon
Scott Adam Gordon is a European correspondent for Android Authority. Originally from the UK, Scott has been tinkering with Android phones since 2011 and writing about them full-time since 2014. He now lives in Berlin with three roommates he never sees. Befriend him on Twitter and Google+ at the links.
  • Andy Roid

    Using the x25 rather than the upcoming x30 processor

    Non-expandable storage capped at 64GB

    Running Marshmallow instead of Nougat which was released months ago (and given Meizu’s history, probably no software updates ever)

    Into the trash it goes.

    • tpberserk

      Pro 6sh*t

      • Abhyuday Krishna

        your mom is shit for creating someone like you.

        • tpberserk

          Think about your country first where 93 women are raped every day. You could easily be a son of a b*tch

        • Michele Fruguglietti

          why do u have to reply with such blasphemies to an unknown guy on the internet instead to talk like a normal human being?

          • Kitty K

            its disgusting isnt it… :/

          • Andy Roid

            What did he say?

      • s2weden2000

        aaaw a aijphoney user…

        *how cute

        • tpberserk

          Me? Nexus

    • gg

      This guy :D.

    • Abhyuday Krishna

      companies like meizu always do better in the budget segment.

    • balcobomber25

      The X30 isn’t out yet and won’t be for some time. Nougat isnt a big a deal on phones like this because it runs a UI that is heavily modified, it;s more important to have the latest version of Flyme than Android. Meizu constantly updates their software.

    • scoupdogg

      no software update? — no i have a m1 note (this is 2 year old phone.)
      yesterday i broke my phone so decided to use it, and boom software update, and flyme 5.1 is really GOOD, and i dont appreciate android skins a lot.
      but yeah still on android lollipop.

      x30– has a long time to come 4-5 months it will be based on the 10nm and will directly compete with SD830 and Top exynos so that will take time for now.

    • The Focus

      Well not bad for $399

  • Marius Tomas

    these days everything is pro……

  • rc1138

    Let’s reminisce the good old times when meizu used exynos in their phones

    • scoupdogg

      ahh… Imember!

  • dicky tummy

    I usually associate “iphone lookeylikey” comments with the kind if rag that invariably gives preferential treatment to apple products when doing “comparisons”. I don’t really expect to see that kind of baseless finger pointing here of all places.

    Is it the rear antenna lines that HTC *pioneered* on their android phones, which apple later “invented”, that earns it this designation? It shouldn’t be.
    Is it the non round home button that’s more familiar on Samsungs? It shouldn’t be.
    Is it the centrally located camera that’s almost standard on chinese budget phones? It shouldn’t be.
    Is it the rounded rectangular shape that we all know apple hold the patent for? It shouldn’t be.
    Or is it simply the “6S” designation, at the end of a distinctly different name? Perhaps that one is vaguely allowable, but it’s still reaching.

    Sorry if I’m coming over all pedantish but I grow tired of the endless suggestions that new phones are trying hard to look like iPhones. I actually think I hate this more than the car salesmens go to comment “the car owes us more than that”. Can we please, pretty please, try to avoid bombastic comments like this. They make me feel sick to the stomach.

    • Abhyuday Krishna

      exactly. they only compare the phones to iPhones because apple is famous.

  • Chad Paulsen

    if it had an sd slot and nougat it’d be a definite buy

  • mark

    No one is perceiving this as an apple feature phone knock off.

  • steadymobb

    Who cares especially since none these somewhat interesting phones the last few weeks are never coming to the US or are trash

  • Karly Johnston

    Just get Zuk Z2 Pro.

    • scoupdogg

      heard it sucks…
      nothing bad, its good, but just boring, has nothing going on for it.

      • Karly Johnston

        Its like a half priced S7 with no bloatware, should be enough going for it.

        • scoupdogg

          well take a look at LeEco le Max2 , awesome hardware and Design, better than z2 and cheaper too (about 10-20$)
          why wouldn’t someone buy that instead of zuk z2

          • Karly Johnston

            You can get the Z2 for $189. The Z2 Pro is far more expensive but it gets Euro bands, Super AMOLED and much better camera.

          • scoupdogg

            huh… in india we get z2 for 20,000rs and Le Max2 for 18,000.
            with full metal build, ultrasonic fingerprint, MIMO antenna , SD 820 , quad HD… 4gb+64gb

  • The Focus

    It looks more beautiful than an iPhone.

  • Naldi

    Jo

  • Raghavendra Kopalle

    I’m not sure how this is an iPhone knock off? It has an amoled display, headphone jack, runs Android and you are left with both your kidneys after buying one. Jokes apart, Meizu makes some fantastic hardware which run a bloat free version of Android, has a limited range of devices unlike Samsung which rolls out handsets just for the sake of it and gives decent s/w upgrades all at a budget. Been using one for more than an year and can safely vouch for Meizu. Sad it’s not available globally.

  • scoupdogg

    and read the comments below, just a spam, sounds too good to be true , it probably is.