Chinese manufacturer, Meizu, is getting set to unveil the Meizu 17. Recently, a smartphone suspected to be Meizu 17 appeared on AnTuTu. The AnTuTu result shows that this device will come with an LPDDR4X memory with up to 8GB. Considering that LPDDR5 memory has been mass-produced and commercialized, there are speculations that Meizu 17 will have both LPDDR4X and LPDDR5 options.
Looking at the latest flagship smartphones, the LPDDR4X and LPDDR5 memory seems to divide between high and low models. Meizu 17 may use this strategy. The standard version may come with LPDDR4X memory while the high-end version will use LPDDR5 memory.
Considering the performance, LPDDR5 memory performance is stronger. However, the actual difference between the two is not big. Nevertheless, LPDDR4X memory is quite good and many top-notch smartphones use it. The likes of Huawei P40 series, Black Shark 3 Standard Edition, Redmi K30 Pro Standard Edition, Oppo Find X2 Standard Edition, etc. are all LPDDR4X memory. It is worth noting that other parameters and even the price of Meizu 17 have also been exposed. Compared with the previous generation Meizu 16s Pro, Meizu 17 abandons the symmetrical full-screen solution and adopts a punch-hole display. This smartphone uses a 6.5 inches AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate.
The Meizu 17 comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 flagship SoC with a maximum of 12GB memory + 256GB storage. It will use a 64MP AI main camera in a quad-rear camera setup. The battery capacity is 4500 mAh and it supports 30W flash charging. In terms of price, the 8GB + 128GB version costs 3999 yuan ($567) (LPDDR4X), the 8GB + 256GB version costs 4299 yuan ($609), while the 12GB + 256GB version costs 4699 yuan ($666). At present, there is no confirmation on the price leak. Nevertheless, looking at the current pricing of Snapdragon 865 flagships, these devices are usually above 3500 yuan. Thus, the starting price of this smartphone may be between 3500 ($496) – 4000 yuan ($567). This smartphone will arrive later this month