The event in China in one day with Lenovo Z6 Pro was presented Meizu 16s. This camera may seem like a small update from the design point of view compared to the Meizu 16th, but do not be deceived: the new smartphone is bigger, better and more powerful.
Heart Meizu 16s is the Qualcomm Snapdragon processor 855, which is added with 6 or 8 GB of RAM standard LPDDR4x as well as 128 – or 256-GB drive UFS. A Hyper Gaming (coming soon, together Flyme OS 8), automatically overclocking graphics Adreno 640 in complex scenes to maximize the quality of the game environment.
Design 16s was designed by the founder of Meizu Jack Wong (Jack Wong). The phone fits tightly to the palm of your hand thanks to the curved back side curved at an angle of 0.5°. Small thickness also facilitates retention. As Meizu 16th, the new model has a built-in screen fingerprint scanner. According to the manufacturer, the fingerprint sensor is now working with wet hands, became 100% faster and much more reliable.
6.2-inch Super AMOLED display (2232 × 1080, ratio of 18.6:9) is 91,53 % of the area of the front side of the apparatus. He glued with protective glass according to the method of COF to minimize thickness and has curved corners. At the edges remain small frame and the size of the chin is reduced to 4.2 mm. it is also Worth mentioning certified Rheinland VDE protection against ultraviolet radiation, which blocks up to 33 % of harmful blue light. The display also supports smooth adjustment of the backlight (max brightness – 430 nits), on the basis of change of the DC current for PWM.
Another key improvement Meizu 16s – more capacious battery 3600 mAh vs 3010 mAh from Meizu 16th. Supported fast 24-watt charging mCharge 3.0 (heals 60 % capacity in half an hour). The manufacturer, however, to increase the battery had to be reined in thickness, which has grown from 7.3 mm to 7.6 mm (and still Meizu 16s thinner than the Galaxy S10 and Xiaomi Mi 9 with less capacious batteries). In addition, the weight of the device in the case of glass and metal is only 165 grams – modest by modern standards, when the flagships of the weight pocket of 200 grams and even more.
The device is quite modest by modern standards dual rear camera. The primary sensor acts popular now a 48 megapixel Sony IMX586 with a wide aperture of f/1.7 and a 4-axis system with optical image stabilization. The Bayer matrix Quad, so we are talking, essentially, about a 12-MP sensor (with reservations concerning dynamic range). Secondary camera is equipped with sensor Sony IMX 350 with a resolution of 20 megapixels and aperture f/2,6. This lens provides a three times optical zoom. Supports video recording in 4K/30p. A 6-cell duchonova flash and phase detection autofocus.
In front of the camera for self-portraits applied 20-Megapixel Samsung Isocell sensor 3T2 1/3″ aperture of f/2,2 is the first on the market camera with the same sensor. In addition, it is reported, thanks to the world’s smallest front-facing lens, the camera is located in the upper symmetric chin frame and did not require themselves under the cutout in the display. Supported HDR+ mode, the algorithm Meizu ArcSoft for high-quality self-portraits and, finally, unlock the device’s face is just 0.2 s.
An important innovation of the Meizu 16s can be considered the NFC to make payments. There is an updated engine tactile feedback Engine 3.0, stereo speakers for surround sound, although the manufacturer has abandoned the traditional 3.5-mm audio Jack. Meizu 16s comes in three color versions: black Carbon Black with the carbon fiber texture under the nano, white Pearl White with plasma polishing and blue Phantom Blue, which is inspired by the Mozambique channel. The device runs on Android 9 Pie interface Flyme OS 7.3 and improve the performance of One Mind 3.0. The promised yield Flyme OS 8, which is already being tested on Meizu 16s.
The initial cost is 3198 yuan (~$475) for iPhone 6/128 GB. For option 8/128 GB will have to pay for 3498 yuan (~$520), and for the 8/256 – 3998 yuan (~$595). Pre-orders are already being taken, while sales in China will start on April 26. It is expected that the Russian market the device will be available at a price from 33 990 rubles for the base model. Unfortunately, Meizu has not yet announced the option Plus 16s or 16T version of the game.