This afternoon, Meizu released the Meizu 18 / Pro series of smartphones. Meizu Technology stated that it will abandon the Internet advertising revenue of new products, with zero ads, zero notifications, and zero pre-installation. Meizu stated that starting from the Meizu 18 series, there will be no ads in the system’s own apps, and the 18 series will not be pre-installed with any third parties.
Meizu also announced the price and listing information of the Meizu 18 and the Meizu 18 Pro.
The Meizu 18 8GB+128GB is priced at 4399 yuan ($680), 8GB+256GB is priced at 4699 yuan ($727), and 12GB+256GB is priced at 4999 yuan ($773).
The Meizu 18 Pro 8GB+128GB comes at 4999 yuan, 8GB+256GB is 5499 yuan ($851), and 12GB+256GB is 5999 yuan ($928).
The Meizu 18 Pro comes with a Snapdragon 888 chip, a LPDDR5 memory, a UFS3.1 storage, WiFi 6E, Meizu Pay, a built-in 4500mAh battery supporting PD, QC4 + protocol, VC liquid cooling, and OneMind 5.0.
The Meizu 18 Pro uses a 6.7-inch 3200 x 1400 resolution 120Hz refresh rate Samsung E4 AMOLED hyperboloid screen, with a 240Hz touch sampling rate, 526ppi, 1300nit local peak brightness, support 4096 brightness adjustment. It is also the first to come with Qualcomm’s latest generation of ultrasound under-screen fingerprint technology – Qualcomm 3D Sonic Sensor. It supports 3D press pressure sensitivity.
The Meizu 18 Pro sports a Samsung GN1 sensor (50MP main camera) and a 32MP ultra-wide-angle lens. It also features an 8MP telephoto, which supports 3x optical zoom, 30x digital zoom and OIS+EIS hybrid image stabilization. There is a 3D depth sensor. The front uses the Samsung GH1 (44MP with 1.4μm four-in-one).
In other aspects, the Meizu 18 Pro weighs only 189g. It is only 8.1mm thick and supports IP68 dustproof and waterproof performance.
The Meizu 18 Pro adopts an octa-curved micro-arc design, which is gentle and light in hand. This phone builds a new order of lines and surfaces. The phone features an anti-incorrect touch algorithm as well as curved surface anti-inadvertent touch algorithm, eliminating the worry of accidental touch on the curved screen. Its 5° micro-arc design has an extended arc. The Meizu 18 Pro supports screen suspension dispensing 3.0. The middle frame of the screen is seamlessly connected.