On September 22, i.e., today, Meizu held a press conference where the brand officially launched two new flagships, i.e., the Meizu 18x and Meizu 18x Pro. These two devices equip the latest Snapdragon 888 + chipset. It runs on the latest Flyme 9.2 system that is based on Android 11. These two devices are the upgrades for the Meizu 18 and Meizu 18 Pro. The brand also launched a new device named Meizu 18x with the Snapdragon 870 SoC.
Pricing of the new Meizu 18s series!
We will talk about the prices first that everyone cares about most. Both the devices will go on sale starting from 10 o’clock on September 23rd. These are the exact prices of the newly launched Meizu smartphones
- 3699 Yuan for the 8+128GB version of Meizu 18s
- The pricing of the 8+256GB version of Meizu 18s starts at 3999 yuan
- And the 12+256GB version of Meizu 18s is priced at 4299 yuan.
- While the 8+128GB version of Meizu 18s Pro starts at 4599 yuan.
- The 8+256GB version of Meizu 18s Pro starts at 4999 yuan.
- 12+256GB version of Meizu 18s Pro starts at 5399 yuan
A few details about the design of the Meizu 18s series!
Meizu announced that the Meizu 18 series flagship phones have attracted 41% of new users since its release. And interestingly, it includes 20% of female users and 46% of Apple users. In terms of appearance, the Meizu 18s series has 18 series of color schemes such as snowfall, sea crossing, and other winds. It also brings back the unicorn color scheme that Meizu loves. It introduces the flash sand etching process, passes through three generations of glass craftsmanship and machine-engraved coating.
Meizu 18s and 18s Pro specifications!
The Meizu 18s features a 6.2 inches OLED panel with a 2.2K resolution and a refresh rate of 120Hz. It has a PPI of 563, a resolution of 3200 x 1440 pixels, and a contrast ratio of 5000000:1. While the 18s Pro gets a 6.7 inches panel with the exact resolution and 120Hz refresh rate. Both have a peak brightness of 1300 nits, a 360Hz touch sampling rate, and support 10-bit colors and HDR 10+ certification. Underneath both the Meizu 18s and 18s Pro gets the same Snapdragon 888+ chipset. Since we have already explained the variants, we are not talking about RAM and storage variants again. The chipset pairs with LPDDR5, UFS 3.1, a 1217 super linear speaker, and a WiFi-6 enhanced version for a better user experience.
The dimensions of the Meizu 18s are 152.4 x 69.2 x 8.18mm and weigh around 162 grams. While the 18s Pro has a size of 162.5 x 73 x 8.1mm and weighs about 189 grams. Compared with the Meizu 18 series, the new series has a more robust performance and longer battery life. While it also has the lowest heat dissipation out there.
The vanilla Meizu 18s packs a 4000 mah battery that supports 36W Super mCharge fast charging tech. It can be charged up to 80% in 33 minutes and 100% in 55 minutes. While the Meizu 18s Pro packs a 4500 mah battery that supports 40W Super mCharge fast charging tech. It can charge up to 100% in 55 minutes. Further, the Pro model also gets support for 40W Super Wireless mCharge. Both the devices support PD 3.0, QC 3.0, and QC 3+.
The vanilla model is available in the following color options: Unicorn EVO, snow treading, waiting for the wind, and crossing the sea. While the Pro model is available in white, silver, and blue. In addition, the Meizu 18s series also has a game mode 5.0, which supports real-time dynamic temperature control technology.
The new 18s series of models comes with an ultrasonic screen fingerprint sensor to unlock the device in 0.1 seconds. It also supports original features of the Meizu 18 series, such as the mEngine 4.0 haptic engine. Apart from the smartphones, Meizu also launched a brand new Flyme 9.2 in the event. It brings a variety of new features, including security system upgrades, appearance upgrades, minor window mode 3.5, screen playback, recent use, direct access to functions, and so on. Both the smartphone varies when it comes to optics.
Meizu 18s and 18s Pro camera specs!
The Meizu 18s has a triple-rear camera setup with a primary 64MP Sony IMX 682 sensor with an aperture value of f/1.6. While the sensor is paired with a secondary 16MP ultra-wide-angle sensor with an aperture value of f/2.4. It also gets a tertiary 8MP telephoto sensor with an aperture value of f/2.4. To the front, the device gets a 20MP sensor that sits inside the punch-hole.
While the Meizu 18s Pro gets a quad-rear camera setup with a primary 50MP Samsung GN1 sensor with an aperture value of f/1.9. It is followed by a secondary 32MP Sony IMX 616 ultra-wide-angle sensor with an aperture value of f/2.2. It gets a tertiary 8MP Omnivision telephoto sensor with an aperture value of f/2.4. Finally, it gets a ToF sensor that will help in portrait shots. To the front, it gets a 44MP sensor with an aperture value of f/2.4. Both the devices get support for EIS and OIS for the rear cameras. As said, Meizu also launched the Meizu 18x. Let us look into the specification of the device.
Meizu 18x specifications
It features a 6.67 inches FHD+ AMOLED display with a peak brightness of 700 nits. The Meizu 18x is the first device from the brand to sport the Snapdragon 870 SoC. The chipset pairs with 8/12GB of RAM and 128/256GB of storage. It also gets 7GB of extended VRAM. It has a dimension of 165.1 x 76.35 x 7.99mm and weighs 189 grams.
Pricing of Meizu 18x
- 2,599 Yuan for 8+128 GB variant.
- The pricing of 8+256GB storage starts at 2,799 Yuan.
- And 2,999 Yuan for the 12+256GB storage variant.
The device features a tripe-rear camera setup. It gets a primary 64MP Samsung GW3 sensor that pairs with an 8MP ultra-wide-angle sensor and a 2MP depth sensor. To the front, it gets a 13MP sensor and sits inside the punch hole. The Meizu 18x packs a 4300 mAh battery that supports 30W fast charging tech. It is available in these color options, namely black, white, and gradient blue.