Meizu Technology Co., Ltd. is a Chinese electronics company that manufactured MP3 players and later MP4 players. It was in 2008 that MEIZU shifted its focus on the smartphones. It is the 11th largest smartphone manufacturer in the world and it sells millions of units per year. On April 2007, the first smartphone Meizu M8 was officially released. It was praised for its high sound quality. On January 1st, 2011, Meizu M9 was released, their first smartphone based on the Android operating system. It was a large commercial success in China and later a branch was opened in Russia as well. In April 22, 2018. Meizu 15 series was released by the company not only as a product but to mark and celebrate their 15th anniversary. And they have added another new Android smartphone to their series list, the Meizu X8.
The handset is equipped with a 6.2 inch display that features a FHD+ resolution of 2220 x 1080 pixels. The Meizu X8 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor and it comes with a choice of 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage or 6GB of RAM and 64GB or 128GB of storage.
The handset is equipped with front and rear cameras, on the front of the device there is a 20 megapixel camera for selfies and on the back there is a dual camera setup. The dual cameras on the back of the handset are made up of two 12 megapixel cameras. The device comes with Android Oreo and Flyme OS, the handset features a 3210 mAh battery. Prices for the new Meizu X8 start at $230 for the 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage model.
The Meizu X8 brings a decent Li-Po battery which will power this smartphone throughout the day. This is a 4G VoLTE supported devices with two slots for nano sim, so all networks should work without issue. Additional connectivity features include WiFi, NFC and A-GPS, Bluetooth 5, assisted location support. Now if we go Port-wise, then this device has a USB Type-C for charging and mass storage, and 3.5 mm jack for audio and music. Moreover, there is face recognition feature that is part of the AI-infused Flyme OS, based on Android Oreo. Adding color to all this, The Meizu X8 comes in Blue, Black, and White colors. The phone is already available for pre-order on Meizu’s website, so no need to wait, order it and give it a try.
The Meizu X8 is a feature-packed device brushing the flagship segment with its a bit above-budget price tag. But it is one compact device with top-notch features for the price. From that large display with impressive aspect ratio, delivering ideal visual experience to consumers and to the cameras which take great shots and selfies. The configuration underneath also assures a smooth performance for various tasks. Overall, this is truly a value for money device that will offer you a near-flagship (as the price is hiked) level experience for a much lesser cost.