Meizu announced exciting flagships starting from 520$

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This year brought some killer value smartphones on the table with iPhone SE 2020, Xiaomi Mi Note 10, and Upcoming Google Pixel 4a. As a result, the bar for amazing value smartphones has been set. Therefore, Brands like ZTE, TCL, and Meizu are bringing some exciting new devices to compete with those devices. Today, Meizu launched two exciting devices Meizu 17 and 17 Pro at really affordable prices. By following the current trend, we’re seeing a lot of upcoming devices in this range with midrange Snapdragon 765G SoCs like LG Velvet, Mi Note 10. It isn’t a bad SoC by any stretch of the imagination but it doesn’t bring quite the flagship-level performance we’ve come to expect in this price range. But these devices bring the cutting edge Snapdragon 865 SoCs at an impressive price point.


The designs of both devices are identical with choice for multiple storage variants and colors. It is a beautiful glass and metal sandwich design along with a really thin bezel display and a punch-hole selfie camera. Considering the cost of these phones, they look really modern in terms of designs along with multiple camera lenses.


These are the overview specifications of both devices:

Specifications Meizu 17 Meizu 17 Pro
Display 6.6 FHD+ Super AMOLED display (19.5:9) ,
90Hz (180Hz Touch Sampling) , HDR+ certified
6.6 FHD+ Super AMOLED display (19.5:9) ,
90Hz (180Hz Touch Sampling) , HDR+ certified
Chipset Snapdragon 865 (7nm+) Snapdragon 865 (7nm+)
Cameras 64MP F1.8 OIS(Sony IMX686 CMOS)+12MP(IMX362)
+8MP(S5K4H7 118 degrees Ultrawide)+5MP TOF(S5K5E9)
64MP F1.8 OIS(Sony IMX686 CMOS)+32MP(IMX616 Ultrawide) +
8MP(OV 08A10 Telephoto )+ 3D TOF quad camera setup
Front Camera 20MP f2.0 punch-hole selfie camera 20MP f2.0 punch-hole selfie camera
Battery 4500mah battery (30W fast charging, 56% in 30mins) 4500mah battery (30W fast charging, 56% in 30mins)
Storage Configs128/256GB (UFS 3.1) 128/256GB (UFS 3.1)
Additional Highlights5G, Wifi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, Dual Stereo Speakers, In-Display Fingerprint 5G, Wifi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, Dual Stereo Speakers, 27W Wireless Fast Charging, In-Display Fingerprint


The phone should have no doubt the bleeding edge performance that flagship Snapdragon 800 series chipsets offers. Geekbench scores of these devices are no slouch either with performance comparable to the phones costing almost double of its price.


The phone will be available in three color choices:

  • Aurora White
  • Gray
  • Green

Pricing and availability:

These are the variants of the launched devices:

  • Meizu 17 8GB/128GB – $522
  • Meizu 17 8GB/256GB – $565
  • Meizu 17Pro 8GB/128GB – $606
  • Meizu 17Pro 12GB/256GB – $663

The Meizu 17 series will be available on May 11 in China. The phone is expected to launch in other markets like Europe in a few months as usual.

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