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Meizu Note 8 With 6-Inch Display, Dual Cameras, Snapdragon 632 SoC Launched

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Meizu Note 8 has launched in China as the company’s latest smartphone in its home country. The Meizu Note 8 is an affordable smartphone that sports a 6-inch display, runs Android Oreo, is powered by the Snapdragon 632 SoC coupled with 4GB of RAM, bears dual cameras at the back, and packs a 3,600mAh battery. Meizu has also revealed the Note 8 price, release date, and specifications. The Flyme OS-based smartphone is currently available for pre-order and will start shipping next month. There is no clarity on a global launch of the handset as of now.

Meizu Note 8 price
The Meizu Note 8 has been priced at CNY 1,298 (roughly Rs. 13,700) in China. The pre-orders for the smartphone has already started on the company’s website, and the sales will start on November 1. Notably, the handset comes in four colour options – Dark, Gray Blue, Smoke Purple, and Flame Red.

Meizu Note 8 specifications
The Meizu Note 8 runs Android Oreo with Flyme OS on top. The smartphone sports a 6-inch (1080×2160 pixels) full-HD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio, 450-nit peak brightness, and a pixel density of 403 pixels per inch. It is powered by the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 SoC clocked at 1.8GHz, paired with Adreno 506 GPU and 4GB of RAM.

In terms of optics, the Meizu Note 8 bears a dual camera setup with 12-megapixel primary sensor with dual PDAF and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor, with f/1.9 aperture. At the front, there is an 8-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture. The smartphone is also equipped with facial recognition technology.

The Meizu Note 8 comes with 64GB of inbuilt storage, expandable via microSD card (up to 128GB). Connectivity options in the smartphone include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, and GPS/ GLONASS. Sensors on board the handset are accelerometer, ambient light sensor, electronic compass, gyroscope, hall sensor, and proximity sensor.

The smartphone is fuelled by a 3,600mAh battery. In terms of dimensions, the Meizu Note 8 measures 153.6×75.5×7.9mm and weighs 168 grams.

Meizu Note 8


General

Release date October 2018
Launched in India No
Form factor Touchscreen
Body type Metal
Dimensions (mm) 153.60 x 75.50 x 7.90
Weight (g) 168.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 3600
Colours Dark, Flame Red, Gray Blue, Smoke Purple

Display

Screen size (inches) 6.00
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1080×2160 pixels
Aspect ratio 18:9
Pixels per inch (PPI) 403

Hardware

Processor 1.8GHz octa-core
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon 632
RAM 4GB
Internal storage 64GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 128

Camera

Rear camera 12-megapixel (f/1.9) + 5-megapixel (f/1.9)
Rear autofocus Phase detection autofocus
Front camera 8-megapixel (f/2.0)

Software

Operating system Android Oreo
Skin Flyme OS

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/b/g/n
GPS Yes
Bluetooth 4.20
USB Type-C Yes

Sensors

Face unlock Yes
Fingerprint sensor Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes