The smartphone, Meizu M5 is now retailing at a price tag of Rs 9,490, which is little lesser than its earlier price. Photo Courtesy:- Meizu

The Meizu’s mid-range smartphone, Meizu M5 was announced in India earlier in this week (on Monday, May 15) with a price tag of Rs. 10,499 for its 32GB internal storage variant. Just two days after launching the Meizu M5 smartphone in India, the company has now declared a price cut for its Meizu M5 by Rs. 1000. The smartphone, Meizu M5 is now retailing at a price tag of Rs 9,490, which is little lesser than its earlier price. The Meizu M5 is now available for purchase exclusively on TATA’s e-commerce website in Blue and Champagne Gold colour variants.

Meizu M5 features and specifications: –

At this new price tag, the Meizu M5 offers a fingerprint scanner, that is housed underneath the Home Button and is claimed to unlock the phone just within 0.2 seconds. The device also offers 4G VoLTE support, a hybrid dual-SIM slot, an octa-core processor, and a 13-megapixel camera. Design wise, the Meizu M5 sports a polycarbonate body. The volume rockers as well as the power/lock buttons are housed on the right-hand edge of the device and a 3.5mm audio jack, speaker’s grilles, and the charging port are all placed at the bottom of the smartphone.

In terms of specifications, the Meizu M5 features a 5.2-inch HD IPS (720×1280 pixels) 2.5D glass display with a pixel density of 282 PPI. This is a fully-laminated LCD IPS display, the company claims the M5 phone’s display has an integrated blue light filter to adjust blue light emission to reduce eye strain. The smartphone is powered by a 1.5GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6750 processor (4 x 1.5GHz Cortex-A53 + 4 x 1.0GHz Cortex-A53), paired with Mali T860 GPU to handle the graphics. The device is backed by 3GB of LPDDR3 RAM and 32GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 128GB via micro SD card slot. On the software front, Meizu M5 runs on Google’s Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system with a custom Flyme OS 5.5 skin on top. Meizu M5 also sports a mTouch fingerprint scanner for biometric security.

Meizu M5 sports a 5.2-inch HD display (1280 x 720 pixels) with 2.5D glass on top, and pixel density of 282 PPI. Photo Courtesy:- Meizu

In terms of photography, Meizu M5 sports a 13-megapixel camera with dual-tone LED flash f/2.2 aperture, PDAF, and 5P Lens. On the front, there is a 5-megapixel front-facing shooter with f/2.0 aperture, 4P Lens for video calling and capturing selfies.

Connectivity options include dual-SIM with dual-standby, 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4GHz/5GHz), Wi-Fi Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS/A-GPS, FM radio and a microUSB port for charging and data transfer. Sensors on the device include ambient light sensor, accelerometer, infrared, gyroscope, magnetometer and proximity sensor. The Meizu M5 is fuelled by a 3070mAh battery, that is rated to deliver up to 37 hours of talk time, 66 hours of music playback, 9 hours of gaming, and 5 hours of photography. The smartphone measures at 147.28 x 72.8 x 8mm and weighs 138 grams.