Meizu 16s Pro, with Snapdragon 855 Plus processor, goes official
As an upgrade to the already available Meizu 16s, the Chinese tech giant Meizu has launched the 16s Pro smartphone in its home country. The key highlights of the handset include its triple rear cameras, AMOLED display, in-screen fingerprint scanner, and top-tier internals. The pre-orders for the handset are live while it will go on sale in China starting August 31. Here's our roundup.
At a glance
The Meizu 16s Pro features a rectangular conventional display with an ultra-slim yet noticeable bezels on top and bottom. On the rear side, it houses triple cameras and dual-tone LED flash. Further, the handset sports a 6.2-inch AMOLED display with a full-HD+ (1080x2232 pixels) resolution, 160Hz touch sampling rate, and an in-screen fingerprint scanner.
For the shutterbugs and selfie lovers
The Meizu 16s Pro houses a triple rear camera setup comprising a 48MP (f/1.7) main sensor, 20MP (f/2.6), ultra-wide-angle sensor, and another 16MP (f/2.2) sensor surrounded by an LED ring flash. Up front, the handset sports a 20MP (f/2.2) selfie shooter. Moreover, the main camera is capable of recording 4K videos at upto 60fps, while the selfie camera can record 1080p videos at 30fps.
Under the hood
Powering the Meizu 16s Pro is a Snapdragon 855 Plus chipset, upto 8GB RAM and upto 256GB of UFS 3.0 storage. Under the hood, it runs Android Pie-based Flyme 8 OS and packs a 3,600mAh battery with 24W fast-charging support via USB Type-C port. Lastly, the handset gets all standard sensors and latest connectivity options including dual-SIMs (Nano), VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS.
Finally, here's a look at the pricing
The Meizu 16s Pro costs CNY 2,699 (approximately Rs. 27,000) for the entry-level 6GB/128GB variant, CNY 2,999 (approximately Rs. 30,000) for the mid-level 8GB/128GB model, and CNY 3,299 (approximately Rs. 33,000) for the top-end variant with 8GB/256GB configuration. At this price point, the handset goes up against rivals such as Redmi K20 Pro and OnePlus 7.