Meizu NIUX specs, rumors: iPhone look-a-like with Samsung's Exynos chip shown in new image

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Meizu is up and preparing their newest line of flagship series. Repeatedly rumored as the Meizu NIUX, the said upcoming flagship device had been previously the talks of various rumors and reports. As with all “leaks” and rumors, everything comes from unofficial sources. But as for the case of the Meizu NIUX, the “leak” came from someone official.

According to a report by Gizmo China, image renders of the upcoming Meizu NIUX was released by the company’s very own Vice President, Li Nan. Nan posted the said images via his Weibo account, and it surprisingly looks very similar to the long-rumored iPhone 6s and the 6s Plus. However, no hardware specification and release date was mentioned in the executive’s Weibo post,

The company VP said that he intentionally released the early renders of the new device they are working because they are aware that it is similar to the design of the latest models of Apple’s iPhone series. To avoid any further claim of copying, Nan released the images ahead of the expected unveiling of the long rumored iPhone 6s and the 6s Plus.

The renders give a look at the back of the NIUX and the new Meizu logo design on it. It features a large and slightly protruding rear camera, with a LED flash below it.

As for the rumored specs, the Meizu NIUX may sport a Sharp 5.5-inch wide display with 1080p Full HD resolution, and equipped with 2.5D glass protection. And according to an AnTuTu benchmark results for the device, the NIUX will run under Samsung’s very own Exynos 7420 chip, with a 2.1GHZ CPU, and a Mali T760 GPU. It comes with a massive 4 GB worth of RAM, along with 32 GB worth of built-in internal storage capacity. As for the camera, the benchmark results indicate that the Meizu NIUX will be having a 21 megapixels rear camera, coupled with a 5 megapixels front snapper for selfies and video calling.