Meizu MX5 launched in India, costs 20k INR


Meizu has announced its current flagship in the MX5 for the Indian market as expected. The Helio X10 powered phone was initially announced for the Chinese market back in June.

In India, the MX5 will cost 19,999 INR or US$302 for the 16GB version, which is the only model you can buy right now with 32 and 64GB versions scheduled for a later release. The MX5 is a decent phone with a lovely camera, which is something you can read about in the full review of the MX5.

If you aren’t aware of the specifications, lets take a quick recap: the MX5 has a 5.5-inch 1920 x 1080p display, a 2.2GHz MT6795T Helio X10 processor, 3GB RAM, a 20.7 mega-pixel rear camera, a 5 mega-pixel front-facing camera, a 3150mAh battery and dual SIM support.

Buyers in India will have to make their MX5 purchase via Snapdeal.com, which is Meizu’s exclusive retail partner for the phone. Orders can be placed starting today.

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6 Comments

  1. Andrawid
    August 26, 2015

    Yash, what about the M2 (mini)? Does Meizu plan to launch that in India?

  2. yalok
    August 26, 2015

    So it’s only prohibited for Xiaomi to sell MTK powered smartphones in India?

    • balcobomber25
      August 26, 2015

      Anyone can sell MTK phones in India as long as they obtain the patents from Ericsson. Xiaomi never did. If Xiaomi would pay Ericsson for those patents they could sell phones there too.

      • yalok
        August 26, 2015

        Thanks, now you’ve made things clear to me.

        • balcobomber25
          August 26, 2015

          Every phone is made up of thousands of patents from everything from how a touchscreen works to the shape of certain buttons. In order to build a phone you have to acquire those patents. Qualcomm acquires them for companies in relation to their Snap Dragon chips which is why Xiaomi can sell those there.

  3. balcobomber25
    August 26, 2015

    Yash you almost finish the S7 review?