Meizu don’t have quite the global following they deserve but Russian phone fans can’t get enough of them and are willing to pay a premium for the latest Meizu handset!
Tomorrow is the first day of Meizu MX3 sales here in China, and instead of having to sit in front of a computer monitor to try and bag your phone before thousands of other customers, Meizu fans have the option to buy the phone in 500 physical stores across China!
Russian Meizu fans are also in luck too as the MX3 will go on sale there too, at a a price!
In China the MX3 represents quite a bargain. At 2499 Yuan ($408) the 16GB version packs a Samsung Exynos Octa core processor, 2GB RAM, 5.1-inch FHD display and 8 mega-pixel rear camera with f2.0 aperture. In Russian though the same model will cost 17,990 Rubles ($556)!
The 32GB and 64GB version of the phone hold a similar premium! Meizu have tried to sweeten the deal by offing a free pair of Meizu EP-21 earphones for early buyers. Even with these high prices, the MX3 is still likely to be as popular in Russia as the MX2 before it.