“The MEIZU Note 9 comes as a successor to the MEIZU Note 8 smartphone that was launched last year”
After a series of leaks and rumours, MEIZU has officially introduced its mid-range smartphone called the MEIZU Note 9 in China. The handset from the Chinese OEM comes as a successor to the last year’s MEIZU Note 8, and ships with some interesting features. Prime among them is the impressive 48-megapixel sensor the dual camera setup has at the back. Moreover, the phone is powered by the latest Qualcomm mid-range chipset and a beefy battery with fast charging support.
MEIZU Note 9 price, availability
The MEIZU Note 9 has been priced in China at RMB 1,398 (~Rs 14,700) for the 4GB + 64GB option, while the 6GB + 64GB variant at RMB 1,598 (~Rs 16,800). The third variant with 4GB + 128GB configuration will set you back to RMB 1,598 (~Rs 16,800). The handset comes in three shades — Black, White, and Sparkling Blue with gradient finish, and goes for sale in the country starting March 11th onwards. The India launch of the MEIZU Note 9 wasn’t announced at the event.
MEIZU Note 9 specifications
As for the specifications, the MEIZU Note 9 boots the latest Android 9 Pie-based custom Flyme 7.2 UI out of the box. The phone ships with a 6.3-inch display with 89.23 percent screen-to-body ratio and full-HD+ resolution. The display also has a small cut-out up top, which is home to the front camera. The handset is powered by a 10nm octa-core Snapdragon 675 chipset, accompanied by 4GB/ 6GB of RAM and 64GB storage, which is user expandable using a microSD card. The SOC is also mated with Hyper Gaming to further boost the performance of the phone.
In the camera department, the primary 48-megapixel sensor (which is Samsung ISOCELL GM1) on MEIZU Note 9 is mated with a 5-megapixel secondary sensor for depth effect and LED flash for low-light photography. The front camera gets a 20-megapixel shooter for selfies and video calling. The cameras are backed by AI and features such as dual night scene mode to further enhance the results.
The phone houses a beefy 4,000mAh battery with 18W mCharge for fast charging. Other features include a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, face unlock, and connectivity options such as 4G LTE, dual SIM, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS/ GLONASS, 3.5mm headphone jack, and USB Type-C port.
|Octa core (2 GHz, Dual Core + 1.7 GHz, Hexa Core)|
|4 GB RAM|
|6.2 inches (15.75 cm)|
|1080x2244 px, 402 PPI|
|48 MP + 5 MP Dual Primary Cameras|
|Dual LED Flash|
|20 MP Front Camera|
|USB Type-C port|
|Expected Price:||Rs. 14,790|
|Release Date:||18-Aug-2019 (Expected)|
|Variant:||4 GB RAM / 64 GB internal storage|
|Phone Status:||Upcoming Phone|