Meizu has just launched its latest flagship smartphone series, the Meizu 17 lineup. The company shared the specifications, pricing, design, and other details at an event in China. As part of the series, the company has launched the regular Meizu 17 and the top-of-the-line Meizu 17 Pro. Both the devices feature somewhat similar specifications with slight differences. The company also clarified that the lineup is the first to feature 5G connectivity. It is also interesting to note that both the devices feature an “almost” identical design.
Meizu has priced the regular version with 8+128GB at 3,699 RMB, and 8+256GB at 3,999 RMB. 17 Pro with 8+128GB is priced at 4,299 RMB, and 12+256GB at 4,700 RMB. The Meizu 17 will be available in Green, White, and Gray color options and the Pro will be available in Mint Green, Black, and White options. Both the devices will go on sale in China from today, May 11.
The phone comes with a 6.60-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080×2340 pixels at a pixel density of 390 pixels per inch (PPI) and an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. Meizu 17 is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor. It comes with 8GB of RAM. The Meizu 17 runs Android 10 and is powered by a 4500mAh non-removable battery. The Meizu 17 supports Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging.
As far as the cameras are concerned, the Meizu 17 on the rear packs a 64-megapixel primary camera with an f/1.8 aperture and a pixel size of 0.8-micron; a second 12-megapixel camera with an f/1.9 aperture and a pixel size of 1.4-micron; a third 8-megapixel camera with an f/2.2 aperture and a pixel size of 1.12-micron and a fourth 5-megapixel camera with an f/1.9 aperture and a pixel size of 1.12-micron. The rear camera setup has autofocus. It sports a 20-megapixel camera on the front for selfies, with an f/2.2 aperture and a pixel size of 0.8-micron.
Meizu 17 based on Android 10 and packs 128GB of inbuilt storage. The Meizu 17 is a dual-SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM cards. The Meizu 17 measures 160.00 x 77.20 x 8.50mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 199.00 grams. It was launched in Green, Grey, and White colors.
Connectivity options on the Meizu 17 include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/Yes, GPS, Bluetooth v5.10, NFC, USB Type-C, 3G, and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India). Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass/ magnetometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and in-display fingerprint sensor. The Meizu 17 supports face unlock.