Meizu m1 to get smaller battery than announced

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The 5-inch Meizu m1 has had a slight downgrade in specifications since it was launched last week with the battery size being cut to 2500mAh.

When Meizu launched the m1 last week the hot features included the 5-inch display, 64bit processor, 13 mega-pixel rear and 5 mega-pixel front cameras, SD card slot and 2610mAh battery. Those are good specifications for a phone which costs $110, but one of those details now needs to be amended.

Meizu have now updated the specifications of their 699 Yuan m1 to show a 2500mAh battery rather than 2610, a drop in 110mAh. The reason is apparently due quality issues with the larger battery meaning a switch to a new unit was required.

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At 2500mAh the battery in the m1 is still larger than in rival phones such as the Xiaomi Redmi 2, but the decrease is surely going to affect the longevity of the battery throughout the day.

Currently the Meizu m1 is only available in China with support for TD-LTE and TDSCDMA frequencies. The fact that the m1 does not show up on the English Meizu product page suggests the device won’t be launching internationally anytime soon.

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  1. February 2, 2015

    its a FHD or QHD screen ?

  2. Marco Lancaster
    February 2, 2015

    For a 110$ phone is quite nice, and 2500mAh is nice for HD screen, BTW this is only for china now, and OF COURSE Meizu will launch the international version with a different price, a.k.a not so attractive price, making Redmi a better option.