Breaking, Meizu MX4 pricing includes import tax and shipping!


meizu mx4 price

Meizu have updated details of the Meizu MX4 pricing which makes the price a little easier to swallow for international customers in certain parts of the world.

In China the Meizu MX4 costs from just 1799 Yuan, where as for international customers the cost is from $449 or 2700 Yuan. Obviously fans around the world were a little put off but the new high price has been explained making it easier to understand.

In a Facebook post this morning Meizu reconfirmed that the Meizu MX4 pricing includes international shipping, but as a surprise they have also announced that import tax is also included to customers in certain parts of the world.

The whole of Europe, North America, Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand are the main markets where customers will only have to pay the price of the phone to Meizu, and shipping and tax will be included in the price. Meizu are also asking fans who are not sure if their country is included to contact them ASAP for confirmation.

Other benefits include the peace of mind that you have bought your phone from the manufacturer, and that you will have a full and valid warranty.

What do you think of the Meizu MX4 price now? Acceptable or still too high?

[ Meizu Facebook, Meizumart ]
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45 Comments

  1. mf1gt3r
    September 12, 2014

    That’s better.

  2. Krenton
    September 12, 2014

    I don’t know, almost 1000 yuan more expensive for shipping and taxes, while most of the chinese resellers have free shipping?

    • Barry
      September 12, 2014

      Free shipping is deceptive. It is included in the price of the phone

    • Jason45
      September 12, 2014

      I think Meizu offering fast shipping is a good choice in their situation. You don’t know for certain when your package will arrive in the free shipping option, could be 2 weeks or 4 weeks and longer. Customers will most likely will complain about that

      • iMat2.9
        September 12, 2014

        If you know when you buy a phone that free shipping will take 2 -4 weeks, whats to complain about, you usually have to option to updade to an express service, some people are happy to wait a few weeks to save on shipping costs. They should give people the option. Taxes is a grey area also, why should I pay taxes on a purchase when there are no import taxes from my country. Every country it seams has different taxes, so why are all customers being charged a flat rate tax?

  3. Chico Migraña
    September 12, 2014

    When i buyed Nibiru H1 Mars I paid USD $100 for taxes to DHL, so I think the price is good. Don’t know if they consider South America.

    • Barry
      September 12, 2014

      It all depends on where you live That $100 DHL fee might not look so good if you had an itemized list of the costs.

  4. Karl
    September 12, 2014

    Ok, but still no NFC. 🙁

  5. Squizzy911
    September 12, 2014

    Still to high for mtk. When Chinese People send me the device i Would pay including taxes much less than 449$

  6. Bruce Bolden
    September 12, 2014

    Not relevant to Australia at there is no tax and duty on a phone at this price. Ripped off.

    • Barry
      September 12, 2014

      Doesn’t Australia have 10% sales tax?

      • john gully
        September 15, 2014

        Only taxes on imported stuff is if it’s over, 1000,so as the guy earlier said, nice try at ripping ppl of.

  7. desponent
    September 12, 2014

    Yeah right. BS price.

  8. Danial
    September 12, 2014

    449$ for the 16GB version .. STILL EXPENSIVE! The price isn’t competitive at all!
    aside from that , people may prefer normal shipment method that costs way cheaper.. not everyone is willing to pay +100$ for a DHL shipment….
    I’ve been holding my fingers crossed for this phone for a long time but it seems like we have to wait for other flagships…

    I really don’t like to say this , aside from all the troubles that Oneplus made me go through to buy my OPO , I think they have provided a better device for the price..
    let’s hope IUNI provides a better international price ..

    • Majkiel
      September 12, 2014

      64 GB is 380 Euro so 80 Euro more than 1+1. And thats final. No idea if 1+1 offers free shipping. It’s up to people to decide if 80 Euro more is worth the hassle with the invite.

      Also don’t forget that 1799 Yuan is price for the home market. Resellers will definietly bump it. Add to it tax and price will be sudenly not that much different.

      • Hershi
        September 12, 2014

        Did you read this blog?

      • Danial
        September 12, 2014

        If international customers have to pay for it that much, Then what’s the whole point of it when they can buy a LG G3 for almost 500$ off contract from a local store??

      • September 13, 2014

        OnePlus charged 20 € for shipping when I bought the One.

    • Βαγγώνης Σαμαρέλος
      September 12, 2014

      Meizu MX4 price is 1799 yuan with NO shipping and taxes

      • Danial
        September 12, 2014

        where can i get for that price?hah that’s the point

        • Βαγγώνης Σαμαρέλος
          September 13, 2014

          xD you can’t buy it because actually the 1st pieces has not shipped to the resselers yet and the prices for pre orders are too high. Try in early october from aliexpress or something.

      • iMat2.9
        September 12, 2014

        Did you read the article? 1799 yuan in China, 99% of the people here would live outside of china, thus having to pay the international price.

  9. SMartines
    September 12, 2014

    How the gonna return the import tax?? You cant sell a phone and say including import tax. If you want to tdo so you hahe to return the import tax to customer or lower the price for the import tax (in Germany this ist 19%)

    • Curt
      September 12, 2014

      Valid objection!

    • Barry
      September 12, 2014

      It is not a level playing field. Sweden has 25% tax, Switzerland 8% and some countries 0% yet everyone has to pay $449 for the phone. Really bad idea.

    • Dick Justice
      September 12, 2014

      i think that this extra price will be like US ebay solution, for example for europe, they will send all phones to one country ( UK, or else ), pay there taxes and ship item to customer.. very easy solution 😉

      • han yuksel
        September 12, 2014

        this is the solution but no one takes step for this except opo. they re realy deserve their hype…

  10. helvetta
    September 12, 2014

    So I think international buyers will take MX4 at chinese stores, which will buy it for 1799 yuan and resell for 1200-1400 yuan. IMO

    • hellvetta
      September 12, 2014

      Sorry, for 2200-2400.

  11. techy
    September 12, 2014

    I want to order a Meizu MX4 with 128GB and NFC.
    But where’s the link?!

  12. fangbanger
    September 12, 2014

    in your face apple phone crap

  13. Michael Towers
    September 12, 2014

    Hi, I work for DHL. In this cost there must be: 1) Transport as itself + 2) Custom clearance service fee + 3) Taxes of every country (f.e. Germany 19%, Spain 21%,..etc).
    Normal “free shipping” public post companies skip the point 2 and the point 3 (specially if the shipment is declare as low value f.e. < 100 € and the point 1 is very cheap as instead of few days can be 20-45 days . Nevertheless the Express Courier companies are obliged to go to custom, so that why in our international shipments in most of the cases we have to pay extra charges.
    It seems that taking into consideration all these costs Meizu have calculated an extra cost for the international.
    In any case is frustrating that in the 2014 century we have this differences in the international trade. We would like to be in Chine to buy one!

  14. Pedro Miguel
    September 12, 2014

    Very expensive.

  15. Francis
    September 12, 2014

    Hi! Do you know if we can buy a smartphone at Beijing International Airport?

  16. Emin Tolga Ozdemir
    September 12, 2014

    It’s still too high and still no NFC 🙁

  17. BotondKisKovacs
    September 12, 2014

    What’s with this trend? Apple finally includes NFC and now suddenly all the affordable good phones drop it?

    • Jason45
      September 12, 2014

      All the Chinese phones are normally intented for the Chinese market, I guess NFC usage is not popular yet in China.

  18. Lottikarotti
    September 12, 2014

    Does this phone has nfc?

    • Jason45
      September 12, 2014

      No it has not

  19. Mo
    September 12, 2014

    is import tax and customs duty the same thing ??

    • Barry
      September 12, 2014

      Customs charges a duty or tariff on certain items, then you have a sales tax or VAT. If Meizu is using “import tax” to mean customs duty, then the price of the phone is even more outrageous because most countries have 0% duty on cell phones

  20. iMat2.9
    September 12, 2014

    Importing a phone into Australia is tax free, it is an unfair marketing exercise to overcharge certain markets, the choice of MTK was enough to put me off this phone, the cost of this phone after currency conversion puts it at the same price for importing an LG G3.

  21. Pfft nice try
    September 12, 2014

    Lol Australia doesn’t have any import taxes for under $1000 so nice try!

  22. September 13, 2014

    Still waiting for detailed reviews from Andi on Meizu MX4 and IUNI U3. Then I will decide…

  23. john
    November 29, 2014

    Hi to all. If you buy Meizu Mx4 from china will be compatible in Europe networks? Also the sim card slot is the same as in European devices? And finally will i face any problem with the language in the google play store?