Barely 24 hours after news broke that Meizu X8 will go on sale on October 15th, Meizu Technology announced that the Meizu X8, which was originally scheduled to be officially released for sale on Meizu official website and Meizu store on October 15th, was postponed until October 25 due to insufficient stocking. Now, Meizu’s CEO, Huang Zhang, has succinctly given a reason for the insufficient stocking.
According to Huang Zhang, the X8 was postponed because of some petite issues associated with the COF packaging process of the LCD screen customized by BOE, which can be solved gradually. Huang Zhang was a bit conservative with the details and he did not explain it further.
The Meizu X8 adopts the same COF ultra-narrow bezel technology as the iPhone XR. The left and right borders are only 1.7 mm, the forehead is 2.84 mm, the chin is only 4.8 mm, and the whole screen is 89.6%. It is equipped with a 6.2-inch 18.5:9 LCD screen with a resolution of 2220 × 1080. It boasts of an in-cell full-fit process, 1500:1 contrast ratio, 83% NTSC color gamut and more. This smartphone is equipped with a 6.2-inch notch display. It is powered by a Snapdragon 710 SoC coupled with 4GB/6GB of RAM and 64GB/128GB of internal storage. We have a solid 20MP camera for selfies and it has Andriod Oreo for its operations. Its lights are kept on by a 3210 mAh battery.
In terms of price, the 4GB+64GB version is priced at 1598 yuan ($231), the 6GB+64GB version is priced at 1798 yuan ($260), while the 6GB+128GB version is priced at 1998 yuan ($289). It is will be available in three colours – bright black, jade white and magic blue. However, the Meizu 16th, Meizu 16th Plus, Meizu 16X, Meizu 15 kiln white will be on sale at 10 am on October 15th.