The Meizu PRO 5 was the last phablet this China-based company had released. This device was introduced back in September last year, and was actually Meizu's flagship at the time. Well, the Meizu PRO 5 might still be the flagship phablet of this company, though the Meizu PRO 6 is now considered to be the company's most powerful smartphone. In any case, the company has been teasing the arrival of a new phablet, the Meizu M3 Max, for quite some time now. We knew that the M3 Max will sport mid-range specifications, and that it will be announced today, and that's exactly what just happened, read on.
Meizu has just introduced the Meizu M3 Max during their press conference in China. The Meizu M3 Max features a 6-inch fullHD (1920 x 1080) IPS display, 3GB of RAM and 64GB of expandable native storage. The device is fueled by the Helio P10 64-bit octa-core processor, and a 4,100mAh battery (24W mCharge fast charging) is included on the inside, and is expected to keep the lights on for quite some time, as it is quite a beefy battery pack, despite the fact we're looking at a 6-inch display here. The 13-megapixel shooter (Sony's IMX258 sensor, f/2.2 aperture, PDAF) is available on the back of the Meizu M3 Max, while you'll be able to find a 5-megapixel snapper (f/2.0 aperture, 4P lens) on the phone's front side. The Type-C USB port is available on the bottom of this phone, while the company's mBack multifunctional physical home key is once again placed below the display, and it doubles as a fingerprint scanner. The Meizu M3 Max offers support for VoLTE, and the device's speaker is placed on the bottom of this phone. Android 6.0 Marshmallow comes pre-installed on the Meizu M3 Max, and the company's Flyme OS 5.2 is available on top of Google's offering. This is a dual-SIM (2 x Nano SIM) smartphone, and you can use the second SIM card slot in order to expand the phone's internal storage.
The Meizu M3 Max will be available in Gray, Silver, Rose Gold and Champagne Gold color variants, while the phone measures 163.4 x 81.6 x 7.94mm, and weighs 189 grams. This smartphone is, just like a number of other Meizu-branded smartphones, made out of metal, and its battery is not removable, The antenna bands are visible on the back of the device, and the general design resembles most other Meizu-branded smartphones released in the last couple of years. The Meizu M3 Max is priced at 1,699 Yuan ($254), and will go on sale starting from September 15th, while reservations kick off today.