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Meizu 15 and Meizu 15 Plus – A combination of beauty and solid performer

    First look at the Meizu 15 and Meizu 15 plus, you will understand the true love of design for the newly announced Smartphones. I was intensely delighted to notice that company did an absolute work of wonder for the Meizu 15 Plus!

    The Meizu 15 and Meizu 15 plus was also unveiled with Meizu 15 lite, alongside with other amazing gadgets that allows you to feel the true worth of your money, with less than $500, you could go home with the Meizu 15 plus.

    On the design outfit, the both phones arrives with an identical display but the Meizu 15 plus software’s is likely the same with Galaxy S8 phone. You could probably call it, knock-off version or a cloned device but testifying to the beauty, it definitely looks impressive and wonderful for such pricing; although, not forgetting the other competitive phones within that price.

    Meizu 15 Specifications

    *. Screen display: 5.46-inch (1080 × 1920 pixels) Full HD Super AMOLED display, 10000 : 1 contrast ratio
    *. Processor: Octa Core Snapdragon 660 14nm Mobile Platform (Quad 2.2GHz Kryo 260 + Quad 1.8GHz Kryo 260 CPUs) with Adreno 512 GPU
    *. RAM: 4GB RAM with 64GB expandable via Micro SD card
    *. OS: Android 7.1.2 (Nougat) with Flyme OS 7
    *. Camera:
    – Rear camera: 12MP rear camera with wide-angle lens, 1/2.3″ Sony IMX380 sensor, 1.55μm pixel size, f/1.8 aperture, Four-axis OIS, PDAF, Laser auto-focus, secondary 20MP telephoto lens, Sony IMX350 sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 6-LED ring LED flash
    – Front camera: 20MP front-facing camera
    *. Fingerprint sensor: YES
    *. Others: 3.5mm audio jack, Dual SIM, Stereo speakers
    *. Dimensions: 143 × 72.7 × 7.25 mm
    *. Weight: 152g
    *. Network and connectivity: 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C
    *. Battery capacity: 3000mAh battery with mCharge fast charging

    Meizu 15 plus
    Meizu 15 plus

    Design and Display

    You wouldn’t ask for more when you are with the Meizu 15 and Meizu 15 Plus. Notably, there is a huge difference and similarities with other of its line; 15 Lite but the 15 and 15 Plus variants packs a noticeable, appealing specs and features.

    The new Meizu 15 plus packs a 5.95-inch 1440p OLED display while the Meizu 15 comes with 5.46-inch 1080p OLED while both of them ditch the popular 18:9 for the traditional 16:9 aspect ratio with screen-to-body ratio of 83.4 percent.

    The screen is wider, making the bezels more slimmer around the screen. The new phones still comes with a circular physical home button on the screen, think of the Touch ID in iPhones which features the Fingerprint sensor scanner.

    The notch display design isn’t trending on the new Meizu phones and yes, that is a thumb up for those with this title; no-notch-for-me. Spectacularly, the 15 and 15 plus features a selfie camera, that stands alone at the front with the receiver.

    At the back, there is a dual-lens, centrally and vertically mounted camera setup for both phones. They are available in White, Black, Gold and Blue color. The Meizu 15 plus features a 153.8 x 78.25 x 7.25mm dimension and weighs 177g while the 15 with a 143 x 72 x 7.25mm with 152g.

    Camera and Connectivity

    The Meizu 15 and Meizu 15 Plus arrives with dual camera set-up of 20mega-pixels + 12mega-pixels 3x telephoto with f/1.9 aperture with Sony IMX380 sensor. Features a 12-megapixel sensor with wide-angle lens, whereas the second is a 20-megapixel sensor with telephoto lens for up to 3X lossless zoom.

    On the other hand, the Meizu 15 Plus comes with OIS and EIS while the Meizu 15 support only OIS on main camera. They both arrives with multi-frame noise reduction and HDR algorithms. They packs a 20-megapixel front-facing selfie shooter f/2.0 with AI beauty recognition and Face unlock.

    Both smartphones comes with 4G LTE, 3G, 2G, WCDMA, GSM, GPS, WiFi, 3.5mm headphone jack, USB Type-C port, Bluetooth network connectivity.

    Performance and Battery

    The Plus is powered by a Samsung Exynos 8895 processor, 6GB of RAM with ARM Mali G71 MP20 while the 15 with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor, 4GB of RAM with Adreno 512 GPU. Both phones comes with Android plus the company’s new Flyme 7 software, rarely seen on phones.

    The plus version is available in two variants, 6GB + 64GB of storage and 6GB + 128GB of internal storage, unfortunately, they are non-expandable while the 15 features just 4GB and 64GB which is expandable via Micro SD card.

    The plus features a 3500mAh battery capacity while the 15 comes with 3000mAh capacity with Meizu’s mCharge flash technology. That allows for a more faster charge time.

    The front home button is embedded with fingerprint sensor scanner that unlocks within 0.08 seconds with Face Unlock also. There is an in-built mEngine that offers more real and delicate vibration effect. The small home button has pressure sensor chip, which combined with mEngine can simulate the feel of the physical buttons, says the company.

    Meizu 15 Plus – Specifications

    *. Screen display: 5.95-inch OLED Quad HD Super AMOLED display
    *. Screen resolution: 1440 × 2560 pixels
    *. Processor: 2.5GHz Octa-Core Samsung Exynos 9 Series 8895 processor with Mali-G71 MP20 GPU
    *. RAM: 6GB with 64GB / 128GB internal memory
    *. OS: Android 7.1.2 (Nougat) with Flyme OS 7
    *. Camera:
    – 12MP rear camera with wide-angle lens, 1/2.3″ Sony IMX380 sensor, 1.55μm pixel size, f/1.8 aperture, Four-axis OIS, PDAF, Laser auto-focus, secondary 20MP telephoto lens, Sony IMX350 sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 6-LED ring LED flash
    – 20MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
    *. Fingerprint sensor: YES
    *. Dimensions: 153.8×78.25×7.25mm
    *. Weight: 178g
    *. Network and connectivity: Dual SIM 3.5mm audio jack, Stereo speakers, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C
    * Battery: 3500mAh capacity with mCharge fast charging

    Meizu 15
    Meizu 15

    How Much is the Meizu 15 and Meizu 15 Plus (Price)

    There are different factors that might affect the price of Android Smartphone, which includes;

    *. Stores differentiation: Few Stores tends to sell more costly than another because they have more fame and popularity than others and they most times claims that their products is the best and original of them all. And they includes;

    a. Offline Stores and
    b. Online stores

    *. Locations: One of the major factor that affect price. The price of a products tends to varies from one location to another.

    The Meizu 15 and Meizu 15 Plus are one of the best Smartphones to be priced at $475 that is N170k and $400 that is N144k respectively. Meanwhile, you can also get it at the best price at Gearbest!

    The Plus will sell for 3,000 yuan around $475 in China while the 15 will sell for 2,500 yuan around $400. And the availability of the phone has been scheduled to go on sale from April 29th in China.