At 0:00 on April 28, the Meizu flagship smartphone, namely the Meizu 16s will be officially launched online and offline. The first version of Meizu 16s is available in two colors: condensed white and carbon black. The 6GB+128GB version is priced at 3,198 yuan ($475), the 8GB+128GB version is priced at 3,498 yuan ($520), and the 8GB+256GB version is priced at 3,998 yuan ($594).
At the same time, in order to promote the sales of the current Meizu phones, the company will launch a special campaign, allowing the customers to get their hands on the Meizu 16th/16th Plus, the Meizu 16X, and the Meizu 8X at discounted price tags.
As for the key features of the Meizu 16s, it is equipped with a 6.2-inch screen with a resolution of 2232×1080. It has a 4.2mm ultra-narrow chin and a 91.53% ultra-high screen ratio. The weight of the fuselage is 165g and the thickness is 7.6mm.
Meizu said that it has cooperated with Samsung to adopt the Super AMOLED screen and has undergone three major optimizations: retina-level color reproduction, harmful blue-light filtering, and DC dimming.
The Meizu 16s is equipped with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 mobile platform, which uses a 7nm low-power process technology, Adreno 640 GPU, and 3x AI performance enhancement. In addition, the phone is packed with a UFS 2.1 storage as well as a 6GB/8GB memory.
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One of the biggest highlights of the Meizu 16s is considered to be One Mind 3.0 technology based on Android P + Flyme 7.3. It includes Cut-off Wake 3.0, Smart Freeze 3.0, Resource Hosting 2.0, Memory Scavenger 2.0, Memory Compression 2.0, Process Reaper 3.0, and Abnormal Auto Repair 2.0. One Mind 3.0 can control the background applications and allocate system resources effectively. It is officially called a set of system tools for drying the Snapdragon 855. Meizu also said that One Mind 3.0 will be released on other models as well.
On the back, the phone carries a 48MP AI dual_camera (IMX586 + IMX350), which supports four-axis OIS, dual super night mode, the ultimate 48MP mode, etc. On the front, there is the world premiere Samsung 3T2 CMOS with a 20MP sensor, which supports 0.2s face unlock, portrait blur, AI beauty, front HDR+, etc.
The company has said that the Meizu 16s adopts Huiding’s second-generation optical fingerprinting recognition, and the unlocking speed and wet hand unlocking success rate have been greatly improved.
Meizu’s classic mTouch has also been upgraded to the new Super mTouch, which has greatly improved recognition speed and recognition rate, and supports Alipay and WeChat fingerprint payment.