Meizu 17 launch set for May 8th in China, up for pre-orders on JD.com

Meizu 17 specifications could include Snapdragon 865, UFS 3.0 storage, LDDR5 RAM, and 4,500mAh battery.

Highlights
  • Meizu 17 specs list includes 5G, in-display fingerprint sensor, and punch-hole design
  • It will have support for the mSmart 5G technology that is promised to offer 8-hour 5G battery life along with power savings of up to 64 percent

The Meizu 17 5G launch is set for May 8th in China and the smartphone is currently listed on JD.com for pre-orders. The flagship phone will arrive with ultra-thin bezels and a punch-hole design at the top-right corner to house the selfie camera and an in-display fingerprint sensor for security. Since it’s a flagship, the phone may ship with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC, Android OS, and have 5G connectivity. Unfortunately, not many details of the Meizu 17 have been revealed by the company at the moment, but we hope to come across more teasers leading up to the launch.

Meizu 17 specifications

Earlier reports have suggested the Meizu 17 would come with a 6.5-inch AMOLED display, 90Hz refresh rate, and over 90 percent screen-to-body ratio. The phone could have quad cameras at the back including a high-resolution primary sensor. It is tipped to pack UFS 3.0 storage and LPDDR5 RAM. Lastly, a 4500 mAh battery with fast-charging support is said to fuel the phone. The Meizu 17 will have support for the mSmart 5G technology that promises 8-hours 5G battery life test offering power saving of up to 64 percent. 

The Meizu 17 will take over from the 16T as the company’s current flagship. The Meizu 16T was launched back in October 2019 and sports a 6.5-inch full-HD+ Super AMOLED display with 18.6:9 aspect ratio and 2,232 X 1080 pixels resolutions. It ships with an octa-core Snapdragon 855 SoC, Adreno 640 GPU, up to 12GB RAM, and 256GB internal storage. In terms of optics, the Meizu 16T rocks triple camera setup at the back consisting of a 12MP primary Sony IMX362 sensor, a 5MP Samsung 5E9 sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide lens with 118-degree field of view. On the front, there is a 16MP sensor for selfies and video chats. There is an in-display sensor for security. A 4,500mAh battery with 18W mCharge fast charging support fuels the handset.

Key Specs

Meizu 17
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 | 8 GBProcessor
6.6 inches Display
64 MP + 8 MP + 12 MP + 5 MPRear camera
20 MPSelfie camera
4500 mAh Battery
Meizu 17 Price, Launch Date
Expected Price: Rs. 39,590
Release Date: 31-Jul-2020 (Expected)
Variant: 8 GB RAM / 128 GB internal storage
Phone Status: Upcoming Phone