Meizu 16s: Specifications, features, price and launch

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25 Apr 2019

Meizu launches flagship smartphone 16s with 48MP rear-camera in China

Taking on upcoming OnePlus 7 in the top-end segment, Meizu has launched its flagship smartphone, the 16s, in China.

The key highlights of the phone include Super AMOLED display, a 48MP rear camera, an in-screen fingerprint scanner as well as a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor.

Meizu 16s comes at a starting price of 3,398 Yuan which is around Rs. 35,300 in India.

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Design and display

At a glance

At a glance

The Meizu 16s comes with a full-view display with slim bezels and an in-screen fingerprint sensor. On the back, it houses a dual camera setup.

The flagship phone has a 6.2-inch full-HD+(1080x2320 pixels) super AMOLED display with 18.6:9 aspect ratio.

Also, the screen supports DC Dimming and VDE Blue-light certified protection that blocks up to 33% of harmful blue light.

Cameras

Meizu 16s gets 20MP Samsung 3T2 selfie camera

The Meizu 16s packs dual-rear lenses comprising a 48MP (f/1.7) Sony IMX586 primary camera with OIS and a 20MP (f/2.6) Sony IMX350 secondary camera.

Up front, the phone has a 20MP (f/2.2) Samsung 3T2 snapper.

Further, the device offers features like Portrait Bokeh Mode, Dual Super Night Scene, AI scene recognition, AI face recognition, HDR+, portrait blur, and ArcSoft beauty algorithm support.

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Internals

Meizu 16s is powered by Snapdragon 855 chipset

Meizu 16s is powered by Snapdragon 855 chipset

The Meizu 16s is powered by a Snapdragon 855 processor, paired with Adreno 640 GPU, 6GB/8GB of RAM and 128GB/256GB of internal storage.

Under the hood, it packs a 3,600mAh battery which supports 24W fast charging and runs Android Pie based Flyme 7.3.

Moreover, the phone features the Hyper Gaming technology and mEngine 3.0 which enables smooth and lag-free mobile gaming.

Connectivity options and sensor details

In terms of connectivity features, the Meizu 16s supports dual VoLTE with dual-SIM (nano), LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/A-GPS, and a USB Type-C port. Sensors onboard the phone include an accelerometer, light sensor, proximity, infrared sensor, and gravity sensor.

How much?

Here's a look at the pricing

Meizu 16s has been launched at a starting price of 3,398 Yuan (roughly Rs. 35,300) for its base-end 6GB/128GB variant, 3,698 Yuan (roughly Rs. 38,400) for mid-level 8GB/128GB variant and 4,198 Yuan (roughly Rs. 43,600) for its top-end 8GB/256GB model.

The phone comes in Carbon Black, Condensed White, and Phantom Blue color options.

Meizu 16s to go on sale starting April 28

The Meizu 16s is already available for pre-order on the company's official website and a bunch of online as well as offline stores in China. It will be up for grabs starting April 26.

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What is the price of Meizu 16s?

Asked 2019-04-25 00:15:29 by Devansh Gupta

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Meizu 16s has been launched at a starting price of 3,398 Yuan (roughly Rs. 35,300) for its base-end 6GB/128GB variant, 3,698 Yuan (roughly Rs. 38,400) for mid-level 8GB/128GB variant and 4,198 Yuan (roughly Rs. 43,600) for its top-end 8GB/256GB model.

When will Meizu 16s launch in India?

Asked 2019-04-25 00:15:29 by Ayaan Gavde

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As for now, there are no reports on the availability of Meizu 16s in India.

What are the internal features of Meizu 16s?

Asked 2019-04-25 00:15:29 by Angel Rangan

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The Meizu 16s is powered by a Snapdragon 855 processor, paired with Adreno 640 GPU, 6GB/8GB of RAM and 128GB/256GB of internal storage. Under the hood, it packs a 3,600mAh battery which supports 24W fast charging and runs Android Pie based Flyme 7.3. Moreover, the phone features the Hyper Gaming technology and mEngine 3.0 which enables smooth and lag-free mobile gaming.

What are the camera specifications of Meizu 16s?

Asked 2019-04-25 00:15:29 by Reyansh Rathore

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The Meizu 16s packs dual-rear lenses comprising a 48MP (f/1.7) Sony IMX586 primary camera with OIS and a 20MP (f/2.6) Sony IMX350 secondary camera. Up front, the phone has a 20MP (f/2.2) Samsung 3T2 snapper. The optics department offers features like Portrait Bokeh Mode, Dual Super Night Scene, AI scene recognition, AI face recognition, HDR+, portrait blur, and ArcSoft beauty algorithm support.

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