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Meizu E3 With 5.99-Inch Display, 6GB RAM, Snapdragon 636 SoC Launched

Meizu-E3

Meizu E3 is the company’s latest handset that it has launched in China. While the smartphone packs some top-of-the-line specifications, the price is relatively low. The major USPs of the new Meizu phone are an 18:9 display, Snapdragon 636 processor, 6GB of RAM, and a dual-camera setup. The Meizu E3 will be open for pre-orders on March 26 in China, and shipping will start on March 31. The handset will come in three colour options — Champagne Gold, Black, and Blue.

In terms of pricing, the 64GB variant of the Meizu E3 is priced at CNY 1,799 (roughly Rs. 18,500), while the 128GB one costs CNY 1,999 (roughly Rs. 20,600). Interestingly, the company also launched a limited edition Meizu E3 J-20. This variant costs CNY 2,499 (roughly Rs. 25,700). Meizu E3 J-20 Collector’s Edition is a customised limited edition model named after the Chengdu J-20 fighter aircraft that is developed by China. This variant comes in a Black Stone colour model and only the 6GB RAM/ 64GB internal storage model is available. Other specifications are the same as that of the standard variant of the handset.

Meizu E3 specifications
The Meizu E3 sports a 5.99-inch full-HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) display with 402ppi pixel density, and 18:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone runs Android 7.1.2 Nougat based Flyme OS 7. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor with AdrenoTM 509 GPU and paired with 6GB of RAM.

The Meizu E3 sports a dual-camera setup on its back. The primary camera has a 12-megapixel Sony IMX362 sensor behind a f/1.9 lens with Dual PD Full Pixel Duo Focus, while the secondary camera has a 20-megapixel Sony IMX350 sensor behind a f.2/6 lens with PDAF. The dual rear camera is capable of portrait mode claims up to 2.5x lossless zoom. On the front, there is an 8-megapixel f/2.0 camera.

The phone comes in two options in terms of inbuilt storage – 64GB and 128GB – expandable via microSD card (up to 128GB). The Meizu E3 is powered by a 3360mAh battery. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, AGPS, and GLONASS. Sensors onboard are an accelerometer, compass, ambient light sensor, pressure sensor, gravity sensor, and proximity sensor. The Super mBack fingerprint sensor is placed on the side panel. In terms of dimensions, the Meizu E3 measures 156.8x75x7.6mm and weight is 160 grams.

Meizu E3


General

Release date March 2018
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 156.80 x 75.00 x 7.60
Weight (g) 160.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 3360
Colours Champagne Gold, Black, and Blue

Display

Screen size (inches) 5.99
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1080×2160 pixels
Pixels per inch (PPI) 402

Hardware

Processor 1.8GHz octa-core
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
RAM 6GB
Internal storage 64GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 128

Camera

Rear camera 20-megapixel
Rear Flash LED
Front camera 8-megapixel

Software

Operating System Android 7.1.2 Nougat
Skin Flyme OS 7

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/b/g/n
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 5.00

Sensors

Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes