A roadmap of Meizu was leaked a long time ago, which said that along with Meizu 15, Meizu 16 series will also be introduced this year with two phones Meizu 16 and Meizu 16 Plus. After that, the founder of Meizu, J. Wong also announced himself that Meizu 16 series will be launched in August this year, which will be specially designed by himself.
Now, we’ve got you the specifications of the Meizu 16 and Meizu 16 Plus, that are most probably true as they match some old leaked specifications, and come from a trusted source.
Meizu 16 will be the base variant of the 16 series. The phone will be just 7.2mm thick, and will be powered by the Snapdragon 845 Soc. It will have a 5.6 inch full-view OLED display without a notch. It will also have an under display fingerprint sensor. The phone will be made of glass, and will be polished to give a ceramic like feel. On the camera department, it will have dual 12+20 MP cameras with a ring flash similar to that present on old Meizu phones. A 20 MP selfie camera will be present on the front with beautification algorithms from ArcSoft.
A 3080 mAh battery will fuel the phone. Super Cold mCharge 24W (8V 3A) technology will fully charge the phone at a super fast speed, keeping the temperature of the phone cool. NFC will also be added to the phone, and 3D Touch will be present on the screen to give pressure sensitive feedback, just like on Pro 6 series. The phone will run on Flyme 7.5 on top of Android Oreo. It will also support the upgraded One Mind 2.5 AI engine.
- The 6+64 GB variant of the phone will be priced at 2999 Yuan ($470 / ₹31,600 approximately).
- The 6+128 GB variant will be priced at 3299 Yuan ($515 / 34,800 approximately).
Meizu 16 Plus
Meizu 16 Plus will be the high-end variant among the 16 series. It will also be powered by the Snapdragon 845 Soc, but will have better specifications in other departments. The phone might look like the Meizu 16 only, with 7.2 mm thickness and will be made up of polished glass to give a ceramic like finish. But, it will have a larger 6.1 inch full-view OLED display without a notch. It will have an under display fingerprint sensor, with 3D touch screen for pressure sensitive feedback. The phone will have a bigger 3600 mAh battery. Super Cold mCharge 32W (8V 4A) will allow the phone to charge very quickly, and will keep the temperature of the phone cool. For the first time ever on a Meizu phone, it will also support 10W wireless charging.
One more major upgrade in the phone will be in its cameras. It will have a triple 12+12+20 MP camera setup made of sapphire glass lenses, with 4-axis OIS. On the front, it will have a 20 MP camera with beautification algorithms from ArcSoft. The phone will also have NFC and a IR Blaster. It will run on Flyme 7.5 on the top of Android Oreo with One Mind 2.5 AI engine.
- The 6+128 GB variant will be priced at 3699 Yuan ($580 / ₹39,000 approximately).
- The 8+256 GB variant will be priced at 3999 Yuan ($625 / ₹42,000 approximately).