probably Meizu does not have the same notoriety of Huawei, Xiaomi and OnePlus, but as its direct competitors realizes smartphone with excellent characteristics. The Chinese manufacturer can count on the cooperation of Samsung as evidenced by the new Pro 6 Plus announced this morning. The device, which is at the apex of the offer, integrates several high-end components, including the processor Exynos 8890, the same of Galaxy S7 and S7 edge . The Meizu smartphone can also be purchased in Italy so the new model is expected to arrive in our country.

Meizu Pro 6 Plus: Samsung inside

The Pro Plus 6 inherits the previous design Pro 6 but the hardware equipment is considerably higher. The smartphone has a very thin aluminum unibody chassis (7.3 mm) and one screen Super AMOLED 5.7 inch with Quad HD resolution (2560 × 1440 pixels), protected by Gorilla Glass 4. The screen is pressure sensitive (technology 3D Press ), then you can perform various functions according to the force exerted by the fingers. There is also the feature Always On Display which allows the display of information even with the screen off.

The processor core octa Exynos 8890 is combined with a Mali T-880 GPU with 12 cores, 4 GB of RAM LPDDR4 and 64/128 GB UFS 2.0 flash memory. The rear camera has a resolution of 12 megapixel (Sony IMX386) with f / 2.0 aperture, dual tone flash, laser auto focus, phase detection (PDAF), optical image stabilization to 4 axes and ISP manufactured by Samsung. For a 5-megapixel front camera sensor has been chosen with f / 2.0 aperture.

Connectivity is provided by 802.11ac WiFi modules, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, NFC and LTE. There are also the USB 3.1 Type-C an infrared sensor and a sector Hi-Fi Audio (ESS chip ES9018K2M and ADI AD45275). The Home button hides the fingerprint reader mTouch 2.1 and Heart Rate Monitor . The 3,400 mAh battery can be charged up to 60% in 30 minutes, thanks to mCharge 4.0 technology.

Flyme OS 6

The operating system is Android 6.0 marshmallows, personalized with the new interface Flyme OS 6 . Meizu has made several cosmetic changes to the UI, adding more than 400 features, one of which is named One Mind . It is an artificial intelligence that optimizes the use of resources based on user preferences and performance.

Availability and prices

The Meizu Pro 6 Plus will be offered in three colors: Champagne Gold, Grey Sky and Moonlight Silver. The phablet will be available in China from 8 December. At the moment it is not known if and when it will begin international distribution. The prices are 2,999 yuan (64 GB) and 3,299 yuan (128 GB).