Today, Chinese manufacturing giant, Meizu, announced the results of its Meizu Spring Festival lucky dray which saw a whopping 270 units of Meizu 16th given out. The company announced this giveaway on February first and it got over 820,000 applicants. Looking forward to 2019, Mei Zhang, founder, chairman, and CEO of Meizu Technology said in his New Year message: “The overall economic environment is still grim in 2019, and we must prepare for the winter”.
He added “In the future, the prospects of the mobile phone industry will remain broad. We will continue to maintain our product advantages, complement the shortcomings of marketing. We will also layout 5G and IOHT strategies, strengthen the connection with the Ali Eco-chain, and introduce mixed equity such as the SASAC to further enrich the company’s resources. In the future, we need to work together to play the spirit of optimism, unity, and love, so as to achieve our common goal.”
The Meizu 16 has a 6.0-inch AMOLED display and the 16 Plus sports a bigger 6.5-inch panel with a bigger 3640mAh battery powering it. The Meizu 16, on the other hand, has a 3,010mAh battery. Both handsets feature the Snapdragon 845 SoC, so you’re not short on firepower. Also, we have mCharge that tops up the phone to 67% in 30 minutes on both devices and the camera department of the Meizu 16 & 16 Plus is also the same. We have a 12MP + 20MP dual rear camera setup and the 20MP selfie shooter. Meizu focused on the rear camera a lot saying the IMX380 CMOS (12MP) used is the best in the range, even compared to the IMX519 & IMX363. The Meizu 16 starts with a game-changing price tag of 2698 Yuan ($395).