Meizu is gearing up for the release of its 2020 flagship device, the Meizu 17. While various rumors and leaks have already surfaced, the company has finally revealed some of its specs officially on Weibo, the Chinese microblogging website.
In the series of Weibo posts, the Chinese company revealed certain specs regarding the upcoming flagship alongside an image that showcased the smartphone’s entire front side. Looking at the image, the Meizu 17 has a full screen body on the front, but with a punch hole selfie camera on the top right of the device. Its display curved around the edges and overall the design follows a typical Meizu form factor. The bezels of the device are thin as well, with its chin being and notch also being only slightly noticeable.
Under the hood, the Meizu 17 sports Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 865 SoC. It is a 5G processor that is capable of the faster bandwidth thanks to the X55 5G modem that arrives with it. This modem allows for download speeds up to 2,457Mbps and supports SA/NSA dual mode 5G network. The device is powered by a large 4,500mAh battery, which should help the phone get through an entire day even with 5G enabled.
The Meizu 17 will also support mSmart technology, which will basically allow the device to smartly switch between connections to find the most optimized network speed and battery life performance. In other words, it could help improve battery life over extended use or allow for faster download speeds when needed. The device will also support Wi-Fi 6 with download speeds up to 4,151 Mbps. This standard brings more stability, lower latency and more to the table.
Meizu is also emphasizing on secure 5G payments and other intelligent app distribution on the device. This will be included alongside all of the quality of life improvement each new generation arrives with. The Meizu 17 is slated to be announced on 22nd April 2020. So stay tuned as we will be covering its launch.