Meizu M6 Note Review – metal 4G Phablet with double camera
The company Meizu introduced a new generation of its popular, medium-budget smartphone – Meizu M6 Note. This time the manufacturer managed to surprise everyone. Instead of the familiar Meizu chips from MediaTek, we finally saw a new processor from Qualcomm – Snapdragon 625. A moderately productive and energy-efficient chip can please many mobile gamers. In addition to this, the Meizu M6 Note boasts two camera modules with a resolution of 13 and 5 megapixels.
Meizu M6 Note: Specifications
- 5.5-inch display, IPS, Full HD resolution, 2.5D, 403 ppi, GFF full lamination, brightness 450 Nits;
- 64-bit, 8-core cores, Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor, 2 GHz clock speed;
- Adreno 506 is responsible for the schedule;
- 3 GB RAM + 32 GB drive
- Slot for memory cards up to 128 GB;
- 12 megapixels (Sony IMX362, the same sensor in HTC U11, aperture F/1.9, pixel size 1.4 micron and 5P camera Samsung 2L7) dual main camera, Dual Phase Detection, full-pixel dual-core focus 0.03 sec. Full HD video shooting, 30 fps;
- 16-megapixel front camera, diaphragm F/2.0;
- Fingerprint scanner is fast – unlocking in 0.2 seconds, supports AliPay payments;
- Two SIM-cards, 4G LTE;
- Dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou;
- Battery capacity 4000 mAh (promise up to 10 hours of games), fast charging mCharge 18W (9V/2A);
Meizu M6 Note: Design
The traditional appearance of Meizu smartphones has also been transferred to this model. The metal case is now even thinner, the smoothed sides of the body together with the curved screen harmoniously complement the overall sense of superiority. Studying the design of the phone, we note a small bright detail: now the button under the screen has a fringing in the color of the metal case. The capabilities of the mTouch sensor-mechanical key remain the same. A single touch sends one step back, and a click brings to the main screen, simulating the work of the “Home” key. The fingerprint scanner is entered into the button. On the rear panel is a dual camera and four flash LEDs that are integrated into the top antenna line. The edges of the smartphone are curved to ensure reliable retention of the M6 Note in your hand.
The smartphone has a height of 154.6 mm, a width of 75.2 mm, a thickness of 8.35 mm, a weight of 173 grams (the dimensions are comparable to the Redmi Note 4X)
The bottom face still does not have a USB Type-C, which is very strange, but on the left of the micro USB there is a headphone jack, and on the right is a speaker.
Color solutions are four: lunisolar, Champagne gold, Blue Peacock, Black.
Meizu M6 Note: Screen
Meizu M6 Note comes with a large 5.5-inch screen. The screen under the protective glass with curved edges, the display with a large margin of brightness and quality picture. The resolution of the IPS-display is high: 1 920 x 1,080 points, another smartphone understands gesture control. For example, you launch the browser or player right away, even you will not need to unlock the device, everything is thoughtful and convenient.
Meizu M6 Note: Camera
The main feature of Meizu M6 Note was the main dual camera, consisting of two CMOS sensors: 12-megapixel Sony IMX362 f/1.9, with a pixel size of 1.4 microns and optics of 6 lenses. Complements the work of the main module the second sensor Samsung 2L7 – f/2.0 and 5 lenses. The camera also boasts a phase autofocus and so-called Dual-core-autofocus, which can focus on the object in 0.03 seconds.
For high-quality illumination of the subject of photography, a two-tone flash made of 4 LED diodes responds. Pictures are bright and natural. Also, the proprietary operating system Flyme 6 provides 5 special flash effects, which is optimal for each individual shooting scenario.
The front camera is equipped with a powerful 16 Mp CMOS sensor with aperture f/2.0. The lens has 5 independent lenses. In combination with the Arcsoft image enhancement algorithm, clarification of deep textures is achieved and a natural skin color is given.
Meizu M6 Note: Performance
Meizu M6 Note comes with an eight-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor with a clock speed of up to 2.0 GHz, performed on a 14-nm process. The graphics performance of Meizu M6 Note increased by 71% compared to the previous generation. This is due to the graphics processor Adreno 506.
On sale there will be two versions of the device: with 3 GB of RAM and 16 or 32 GB of internal memory. If necessary, you can also install a microSD memory card if you need extra space. But then you have to sacrifice the tray for the second SIM-card. 4G / LTE in place, as well as GPS support with GLONASS.
The mTouch button with a built-in fingerprint scanner extends the security functionality of the device based on the Flyme 6. The angle of fingerprint recognition is 360 °, memory is up to 5 prints. Ability to configure up to 3 desktops for each of the prints (main, hidden and guest).
Meizu M6 Note: Battery
The operating time will pleasantly surprise, the new filling in pair with the capacious accumulator on 4 000 mAh shows excellent results. The smartphone can withstand a couple of days of active use, and paired with energy-saving mode will last longer, if you turn off unnecessary features. Meizu M6 Note supports mCharge fast charging via micro USB port, so the battery is fully charged in just 2 hours.
Meizu M6 Note: Conclusion
Meizu M6 Note is a beautiful, convenient and powerful smartphone with excellent features. In addition to the pleasant design, he offers a quality camera with interesting additional features, he has excellent autonomy and a competitive price in this segment.
Meizu M6 Note: Price
Meizu M6 Note is announced on presale at Gearbest, from September 20 to October 18 it can be ordered at a price of $ 378.12.