Meizu MX5 now on pre-order with worldwide shipping for USD 398

Meizu just announced the their latest flagship device – the MX5 couple of days back and you can currently pre-order it only in China. It officially goes on sale from July 5. However, if you’re not from China and still want to try out the Meizu MX5, we have you covered.

The unlocked Meizu MX5 (16GB) can now be pre-ordered globally on Gearbest and has been priced at USD 398. It surely comes at a premium as the official price for the 16GB variant is 1799 CNY (US $290 / INR Rs 18,400 approximately) but Meizu has not announced any plans to launch it worldwide yet. Thus, its worth the extra $100, if you want the MX5. The phablet starts shipping from August 1, 2015.

The e-commerce giant from China delivers in most countries with free shipping. However, you could also expedite the shipping by paying nominal charges and get it within 3-7 business days. Lets have a look at the specifications and features of Meizu MX5.

Meizu MX5 Specifications

The Meizu MX5 features a 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD Super AMOLED display which is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. It has 100% increase in NTSC colour gamut, 10000:1 contrast ratio and a brightness of up to 500 nits. It is powered by a 2.2 GHz Octa-core MediaTek Helio X10 (MT6795T) 64-bit processor along with PowerVR G6200 GPU. It has 3 GB of RAM and comes in 16, 32 and 64 GB storage variants. The device runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop out of the box with Flyme OS 4.5 on top of it.

The MX5 comes with a 20.7 megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, f/2.0 aperture and 6P lens, Laser Auto Focus, Sony IMX220 Exmor RS BSI sensor. It records 4K videos. On the front, it has a 5 megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture for selfies and video calling. The phablet is 7.6 mm thick and weighs just 149 grams. It has a full metal body with magnesium alloy frame along with mBack touch-sensitive home button, which offers different functions based on press. Also, comes with mTouch 2.0 fingerprint recognition technology for payments using mPay.

The MX5 includes 4G LTE (TD-LTE/ LTE-FDD), 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (dual band), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS as connectivity options. The phablet packs in a 3,150 mAh battery under the hood.

The package contains Cell Phone (1), Power Adapter (1), USB Cable (1).

The Meizu MX5 is now on pre-order in Silver, Champagne and Gray colour variants on It starts shipping from August 1, 2015. It is an unlocked device for worldwide use.

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