Rumours today suggest that the Meizu MX6 will be the companies first phone to support all Chinese networks and may be priced at 200 Yuan less than the up coming Xiaomi Mi5.
After details of a mastery Meizu phone showed up in official documents recently, the Meizu community are now concerning themselves with the possible launch of get another top of the range Flyme machine.
According to reports this morning, the MX6 will support all current Chinese 3G and 4G LTE networks making it the first Meizu to be offered in one model compatible with all networks. This is good news for Chinese buyers but what about the rest of the hardware?
Apparently the Meizu MX6 will continue with a similar thin bezel design to the MX5, but will see an upgrade to the Mediatek Helio X20, 4GB RAM and a larger 4000mAh battery. The phone is also said to have an 8 mega-pixel front camera and 20.7 mega-pixel rear.
The use of a Mediatek chip in the MX6 could also suggest that the MX and Pro lines will continue to run separately from one another. MX phones could continue picking up the latest Mediatek hardware while the Pro 6 could retain a Samsung Exynos chip (or even move to Qualcomm).
Reports go on to suggest a retail price of 1799 Yuan ($276) for the phone. In comparison the it s expected that Xiaomi might retain the 1999 Yuan price point of the Xiaomi Mi5, but it’s phone will sport a Snapdragon 820 chipset. 200 Yuan price difference in China might seem like a lot, but for international buyers there isn’t going to be much difference between to the retail price of either once resellers have added their cut.