After M1, M2 Note and MX5, Chinese smartphone manufacturer Meizu has made quite a reputation in the Indian smartphone market. The company has been launching a prolific range of budget phones, and now, with its latest M2, it is going straight against the likes of Yu Yuphoria, Lenovo A7000, and Redmi 2 Prime.
The new Meizu M2 sits perfectly as one of the most affordable 4G phones and offers an ideal combination of top-tier specs and stunning build quality. It was announced back in July several color options, and will go on sale from 12th October via Snapdeal.com.If you’re wondering what actually comes with this beauty then, you might want to have a look on the following key elements-
Stunning Design Language
The new Meizu M2 flaunts a crafty design language inspired from its elder sibling M2 Note. The device features a unibody design with a sophisticated dual-SIM tray and boasts a polycarbonate back with similar elements from M2 Note. Its look and feel is really impressive, and weight is also pretty decent at just 131 grams.Meizu M2 has been crafted with high-precision CNC engraving in all holes and openings, and gives a great grip while holding or carrying around. Whether you’re gaming or working, the polycarbonate body of this phone will give best user-experience.
Best viewing experience
If you’re in love with movies, Meizu M2 will cater all your needs with prolific visual experience. The device features a vibrant HD IPS display with a contrast ratio of 1000:1 and an excellent screen-to-body ratio of 75.6%. It looks extremely dense with 294 pixels per inch and comes protected with AGC Dragontrail glass offering profound strength against scratches and smudges. It provides clear and ultra-fine display effects and delivers the best output in broad daylight. Considering the budget segment, the viewing experience packed with this phone is simply terrific.
Top of the line performance
Meizu always gave prime attention to the hardware of its devices, and even this time, the company has taken some serious steps to retain the performance of its Meizu M2. The latest budget beauty from the company has been equipped with an advanced 64-bit quad-core processor from MediaTek. The blazing fast MediaTek MT6735 chip clocks at 1.3GHz, and has been paired with 2GB of RAM and MediaTek’sCorePilot technology offering top-of-the-line performance with effective optimization of CPU and GPU. It offers glitch-free performance and takes gaming and multi-tasking to a whole new level.
The latest iteration of Android
The 64-bit processor of Meizu M2 powers up by the latest iteration of Android with company’s own custom skin.It runs Android 5.1 Lollipop based Flyme OS 4.5 and features a very clean, smooth, and easy-to-use interface with a small amount of bloatware. With very less pre-installed apps, it gives a nice user-experience and runs as fluently as a premium high-end smartphone. The upgradedFlyme OS 4.5 is faster and less power-consuming as well.
Photography at 13-megapixels
For photo freaks, Meizu M2 boasts a prolific 13-megapixel rear and 5-megapixel front-facing shooter. The main camera of device offers an ideal ecosystem for photography and packs several features such as Samsung CMOS sensor, f/2.2 ultra-large aperture, 5-element lens, and an LED flash. It delivers crisp and color-rich images at 13-megapixels and captures 1080p at 30 frames per second even low light environments.Its front-facing snapper, on the other side, features an extremely impressive 5-megapixel sensor with the all new FotoNation 2.0 smart selfie enhancement system. It adjusts white balance ideally and produces superior group selfies in all environments.
Sufficient storage space
Along with 2GB RAM, Meizu M2 packsSamsung’s advanced 16GB eMMC 5.0 high-speed flash memory. It performs far beyond anything in this price bracket and offers sufficient room for keeping a mammoth selection of apps and files. The dual-SIM based handset uses primary SIM card slot as a Hybrid, which offers support for expanding memory up to 128 gigs via micro-SD card.So, for those who prefer keeping a huge selection of apps, storage is not likely to be an issue with the new Meizu M2.
Get the best of 4G in India
The new Meizu M2 is now one of the most affordable 4G phones in India. The device offers standard connectivity options and packs 4G support on both SIM card slots. From 2G voice-calling to high-speed internet access, it creates a perfect ecosystem to handle everything with minimal issues. It LTE bands currently deployed in India and also includes 3G HSPA, Bluetooth 4.0, +, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4GHz/5GHz), A-GPS / GLONASS.
Humongous power support
The final element of Meizu m2 comes with its humongous non-removable battery. The typical 2500mAh battery of this handset offers sufficient charge for work and play, and when combined with effective power optimization from Fyme OS 4.5, it adds another level of backup for standard as well as heavy users. Even when Wi-Fi and 4G access is enabled, this device promises 23 hours of talk time and 45 hours of music-play. Whether at home, at work, or on the move, you can always stay connected with the powerful battery-life of Meizu M2.
So, this was all about the new Meizu M2. From top-notch design to high-end specs, this device offers everything at an enticing price tag of Rs. 6,999. It’s surely one of the most alluring 4G phones under 10k and has a lot of potential to take on devices like Yu Yuphoria, Redmi 2 Prime, and Lenovo A7000.But as of now, it still remains to be seen, how far it goes when it comes to performance under extremely heavy usage- a place where all budget phones fall apart in just a blink!
Further, being a new Chinese brand, Meizu might initially face some problems in settling in the highly competitive-yet-lucrative budget smartphone market. But, once it’s done, the company will thrive just like way Xiaomi and Lenovo did.The new Meizu m2 will go on sale on October 12 via Snapdeal, and interested buyers can get themselves registered before 11th October, 4PM.Color options will be same- White, Blue, Grey, and Pink.