Meizu Technology will hold a press conference on May 8th where it will release its latest smartphone. Although we already know much of the specs of this device via speculations, the company is now officially confirming some of these specs. Today, Meizu took to its official Weibo handle to announce that the Meizu 17 will come with a Snapdragon 865 flagship processor as well as a UFS 3.1 flash memory. According to the company, Meizu 17 is very strong, fast, and focuses on power saving.
The Snapdragon 865 SoC is Qualcomm’s main 5G high-end chip for this year. It uses the 7nm manufacturing process as well as the new Kryo 585 architecture. This chip also comes with a Spectra 480 ISP, Hexagon 698 processor, and a sensing hub. The CPU can run up to 2.84GHz. In terms of graphics processing, the Snapdragon 865 integrates the Adreno 650. This graphic chip improves the overall performance by 25% relative to the previous generation.
In addition to having flagship-level performance, Meizu 17 developed Meizu mSmart 5G. This is a power-saving technology that enables the 5G phone to save over 60% power. The company has shown that Meizu 17’s battery lasts for is 11.77 hours (with active 5G network). Furthermore, Meizu 17 can identify and connect to the 5G network faster.
The Meizu 17 will be Meizu’s first 5G mobile phone. According to previous information, this phone should use a 6.5-inch 90Hz AMOLED screen with a Snapdragon 865 processor. It also supports LPDDR5, UFS 3.0, 4500 mAh battery, an on-screen fingerprint sensor as well as a horizontal linear motor.
In terms of design, it uses a single punch-hole screen design. It has a relatively high front screen ration and the ultra-thin bezels give it a strong visual impact. It is worth mentioning that this smartphone also retains the white panel design. In this regard, Meizu said, “Meizu 17 may be the only 5G flagship phone with a white panel that you will find this year…”