After the device was the subject of a long string of rumors and leaks, Meizu finally officially launched the much awaited m3 Note phablet, the new member in the “m” line of devices that aims to offer great value for the price that it sells for.
Meizu revealed the device and officially launched it in a company event in Beijing. The device marks a milestone in the “m” series of devices from the company, as it came in as the first “m” device to have a unibody build made out of a 6000 series aluminum.
The device will go on sale currently in China alone, starting April 11, and will be available in two different variants, each differing in the amount of RAM and built-in storage. The one with 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage will sell for a price of 799 Yuan, or at least $125 in equivalent in current exchange rates. The 3GB RAM and 32GB eMMC 5.1 built-in internal storage will be available for purchase for a price of 999 Yuan or at least $155 in equivalent.
As for the specs, the new Meizu m3 Note sports a 5.5-inch display with a 1080p Full HD resolution and made out of a 2.D curved glass display, and with a Dinorex T2X-1 glass for scratch and shock protection. The device runs under a MediaTek Helio P10 chipset, with an octa-core CPU clocking in at a speed of 1.8 GHz. The graphics for gaming and playback is handled by a Mali T860 GPU.
The new Meizu m3 Note features a Dual SIM functionality support, with the option to use the SIM2 slot as a slot for an external microSD card expansion of up to 128GB. The device also features a built-in fingerprint scanner on the home button, with the mTouch 2.1 technology running it.
As for the camera, it has a combo of a 13megapixel on the main rear and a 5-megapixel one for the front. The device is powered by a 4,000 mAh battery and boots on Android Lollipop 5.1 with Flyme OS on top of it.