Meizu has officially announced its E3 smartphone today. The Meizu E3 is currently exclusive to China and packs impressive hardware. The smartphone will go on pre-order on March 26, while the shipping will begin from March 31.
The Meizu E3 will be available in color choices of Champagne Gold, Black, and Blue. As for the pricing, the Meizu E3 will be available in two variants, one with 64GB internal storage, priced at 1,799 CNY (approximately Rs 18,500), and the second model with 128GB internal storage, which is priced at 1,999 CNY (approximately Rs 20,600).
There’s also a limited Meizu E3 J-20 Edition which is named after the J-20 fighter jet. It is priced at 2,499 CNY (approximately Rs 25,800). The key difference between the regular models and the J-20 Limited Edition is the rear panel which features the fighter jet graphics, and comes with a memorial card and a custom J-20 SIM-eject tool.
Meizu E3 Specifications:
The Meizu E3 sports a 5.99-inch full-HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) display with 402ppi pixel density, and 18:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone runs Android 7.1.2 Nougat based Flyme OS 7. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor with AdrenoTM 509 GPU and paired with 6GB of RAM.
The Meizu E3 sports a dual-camera setup on its back. The primary camera has a 12-megapixel Sony IMX362 sensor behind a f/1.9 lens with Dual PD Full Pixel Duo Focus, while the secondary camera has a 20-megapixel Sony IMX350 sensor behind a f.2/6 lens with PDAF. The dual rear camera is capable of portrait mode claims up to 2.5x lossless zoom. On the front, there is an 8-megapixel f/2.0 camera.
The phone comes in two options in terms of inbuilt storage – 64GB and 128GB – expandable via microSD card (up to 128GB). The Meizu E3 is powered by a 3360mAh battery. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, AGPS, and GLONASS. Sensors onboard are an accelerometer, compass, ambient light sensor, pressure sensor, gravity sensor, and proximity sensor. The Super mBack fingerprint sensor is placed on the side panel. In terms of dimensions, the Meizu E3 measures 156.8x75x7.6mm and weight is 160 grams.