We've seen Meizu release quite a few solid offerings last year, and they continued in that regard this year as well. This Chinese smartphone OEM has released the Meizu M1 and M2 Note this year, both of which are solid mid-range phones which are also very affordable. The M2 Note has launched quite recently actually, and unlike its predecessor it sports a physical home button. Meizu has announced that they'll hold an event in China on June 30th, and judging by the teaser, we can expect the company to unveil the Meizu MX5.
That being said, we've seen plenty of rumors / leaks when it comes to this device, and the phone has even been certified in China. Well, it seems like the Meizu MX5 visited Geekbench as well. Meizu's upcoming flagship has managed to score 965 on a single-core test, and 5352 on a multi-core test. This listing has also confirmed the specs of this device which have leaked earlier. According to Geekbench, the Meizu MX5 will feature a 5.5-inch display along with 3GB of RAM and will be powered by MediaTek's MT6795T octa-core processor. Android 5.0.1 Lollipop has also been listed on Geekbench, and Meizu's Flyme UI will be installed on top of Google's OS.
Previous leaks and certification have also revealed that the aforementioned 5.5-inch (AMOLED) display will sport a 1080p (1920 x 1080) resolution, and a 3,150mAh battery will also be a part of the package. The 20-megapixel camera will be located on the back of this thing, and a 5-megapixel snapper will be available up front. Previous info also mentioned that the phone will offer 4G LTE connectivity, and that it will measure 146 x 74.6 x 7.9mm and weight 147 grams. The physical home button will be located below the display, and according to the available info, that home button will also double as a fingerprint scanner. The Meizu MX5 will be made out of metal, just like its predecessor was.
There you have it folks, Meizu MX5 is right around the corner. Mark June 30th in your calendars, and let's see what Meizu has to offer. We'll be at the event in Beijing and will report what's going on as it happens, stay tuned.