Meizu will be launching its Meizu E3 smartphone on March 21 in China at a launch event to be held at National Convention Center in Beijing at 21:30 PM local time. Now some reports have surfaced online which reveals that the Meizu E3 will be competing with Redmi Note 5.
As per a report of GizmoChina, Meizu E3 is said to take on the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 in terms of performance as it is speculated to feature Snapdragon 636 chipset, 6GB of RAM and Sony IMX363 sensor.
Xiaomi’s CEO Lei Jun recently announced on Weibo that the company will launch Redmi Note 5 with Snapdragon 636 processor and 6GB of RAM in China on March 20. So, it is quite evident that the upcoming Meizu E3 will be a major rival of the Redmi Note 5. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro that was launched in India will be launched in China as the Redmi Note 5 phone.
In a post on Weibo, Meizu President, Li Nan has also revealed that the camera of the Meizu E3 will be better than Meizu Note 6. With the post, he has also shared the same image of the photo that was taken with the Meizu E3’s dual rear cameras.
As per rumours, Meizu E3 is likely to be priced 2,299 Yuan (Rs 23,616 approx.). Meizu E3 was earlier spotted on Chinese certification site, TENAA, with model numbers M851M and 851Q revealing some key specs.
Meizu E3 features a 5.99-inch Full HD+ display with a screen resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18:9. The smartphone will be powered by a 1.8GHz octa-core processor, though there is no mention of the chipset name. The phone will be backed by a 4GB/ 6GB of RAM and it will be available in 32GB/64GB/128GB of storage options. The memory can be further expanded up to 128 GB via micro SD card slot.
On the camera front, the Meizu E3 features dual rear cameras with a combination of a 12-megapixel rear camera along with a secondary 2-megapixel shooter. For the front, there will be an 8-megapixel front-facing camera. The smartphone is backed by a 3300mAh battery with fast charging support and it runs on Flyme OS 6.2 based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat. On the connectivity front, the Meizu E3 supports 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, GLONASS, dual SIM, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n and micro USB port.