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Meizu officially announced the new m3 note with metallic unibody design and fingerprint sensor

cjmagowan  —  3 years ago ( Apr 07, 2016 )    |    Mobile


When budget constraints hit but you wanted a device that this packs a punch then getting a Meizu “m” device should solve the problem. Even more convenient now that Meizu just announced the much-anticipated m3 note from Meizu has just been made official at a special event held in Beijing today. The new Meizu m3 note is one of the budget friendly device from the Chinese firm that is given an advantage of features yet in a very affordable price.

Both Meizu m1 note and m2 note user are familiar with a device having a polycarbonate shell. For the new Meizu m3 note, the company is making a little slimmer handset with the use of 6000 series aluminum unibody which have been a regular with high-end devices. Having a more premium build keeps Meizu’s quality craftsmanship more affordable.


Feature-wise starting on the front, the new handset comes with a large 5.5-inch full-HD display with a 2.5D glass lamination. Above is a standard 5 Megapixel Selfie camera, a speaker and the sensors. Below the large display is a typical home button that houses a fingerprint-scanner.


Moving to the back is a familiar looking backplate of a Meizu device and its minimalistic approach blends well with the overall design. apart from the big Meizu logo, the back holds the 13 Megapixel main camera that is supported by dual LED flash.


The new Meizu m3 note is affordable and is targeted to users within the mid-range market, but inside this machine is a behemoth of performance and power. It house a MediaTek Helio P10 SoC which comes with an octa-core Cortex-A53 CPU running at 1.8 GHz and a built-in Mali-T860 GPU. These processing power is supported by either two memory package options with 2 GB RAM and 16 GB storage and a 3 GB RAM and 32 GB storage combos.

Connectivity as standard include LTE and VoLTE compatible and bares a label “Full Netcom” that basically means it supports every network and cellular frequencies available in China. Apart from the carrier wireless connection, the Meizu m3 note also comes with a standard connectivity features for a smartphone including WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS with A-GPS and GLONASS support.

Finally, the Meizu m3 note runs on a latest proprietary Flyme OS based on Android and comes with a large capacity 4000 mAh battery which should allow users to maximize the device usefulness throughout the day.


The new Meizu m3 note will be available in China this coming April 11 with pre-orders starting today. The new handsets will be available in a variety of color combinations with white or black front panel and either gold or dark gray frame and back. Prices starts at CNY 799 ($125) for the 2 GB RAM variant and CNY 999 ($155) for the 3 GB RAM version. There were no words for worldwide availability but it should somehow become available in selected parts of the world where Meizu have already established a market.