Meizu’s New Phones Will Come Without Notches

Chinese company Meizu has unleashed its new range of smartphones, the 15 series, and it seems to go against the current trend of the phone design. There are no notches or tall screens in its design. Just large and intact rectangles with its design. So, its kinda refreshing. It has unveiled three phones: the 5.46-inch 1080p LCD Meizu 15 Lite, the 5.46-inch 1080p OLED Meizu 15, and the 5.95-inch 1440p OLED Meizu 15 Plus. Meizu 15 Lite has a Snapdragon 626 and Meizu 15 has Snapdragon 660. The Plus one uses a Samsung Exynos 8895 processor. It is the same chip which is usually found in international models of the Galaxy S8.


The body of the 15 Plus is made of stainless steel aluminum composite material. It has the feel of steel but is very lightweight. Considering design, it looks similar to iPhone 7 Plus with thinner bezels on all four sides of it. The company has managed to fit a circular fingerprint reader-equipped home button below the screens in phones which unlocks in just 0.08s, less than a blink of an eye. It comes with a linear vibration motor for the functioning of this button and other features with the Flyme 7 software. This Flyme software claims 100 innovations and improvements. Most of the android smartphones lack this!


Both the OLED models have a dual 20-megapixel and 12-megapixel rear camera setup, while all three comes with 20-megapixel selfie cameras. The 15 Lite and the 15 comes with 3,000 mAh battery and 4GB of RAM, while the Plus one comes with 3,500 mAh battery and 6GB of RAM. All the three comes with headphone jack. Sensetime has offered a facial recognition in the phone, which is a Chinese AI setup with a huge $3 billion valuation. Meizu has done well with its new mEngine. It is a feedback system which provides the quality similar to as Apple’s Taptic Engine.

Overall, the Meizu 15 series seems to be pretty stunning lineup if you have been liking the refreshing phone design. Meizu 15 Plus will be available in Gray, Gold, and Black. The 15 Lite will cost you 1,700 yuan (about $275), the 15 will cost you 2,500 yuan ($400), and the 15 Plus will sell from 3,000 yuan ($475) in China.


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