The Meizu M5s which has been earlier spotted on the website of Chinese certification agency, TENAA is likely to be launched on January 27. The Chinese company has sent out the invites for a media event which is scheduled for 27th January and as per reports, Meizu is most likely to unveil the M5s. The press invite has been shared on Chinese microblogging website, Weibo.
Recently, Meizu’s 2017 roadmap was also leaked online in December which revealed that the company is set to launch the Meizu M5s sometime in February, however today’s report points to a possible launch this month which would then mean that the handset will be available in stores across China around the Chinese New Year (28th January).
Interestingly, the device was spotted on TENAA with two different model numbers – M612Q and M612M, both showing the similar set of specifications. Along with the TENAA certification, the Meizu M5S has also passed China Compulsory Certification (3C) with the same model numbers.
As per TENAA listing, both M612Q and M612M feature a 5.2-inch HD IPS display with a resolution of 720Ã—1280 pixel and are powered by a 1.3GHz Octa-Core processor. Both the phones come in three variants – 2GB of RAM with 16GB of internal storage, 3GB of RAM with 32GB of internal storage and 4GB of RAM with 64GB of internal storage. The internal storage in all the variants can be further expanded up-to 128GB via microSD card. The smartphones runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow operating system and are backed up by a 2930mAh battery. Both the smartphones sport a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. Besides, the smartphones offer 4G LTE with VoLTE, Bluetooth, a microUSB port, WiFi, GPS. The handsets measure 148.2 Ã— 72.53 Ã— 8.4 mm and weigh 138 grams. Further, as per listing, the smartphones will come in Silver, gray, gold and Rose Gold colour options.
Further, the Meizu M5s was also spotted on a GeekBench benchmarking website where the device got 572 points in single-core test and 2481 in the multi-core test. As per the listing on Geekbench, the Meizu M5S has 2GB RAM and MediaTek MT6753 1.30 GHz octa-core processor and runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system. One should note that the specs revealed by the Geekbench listing were inline with the specs revealed earlier in TENAA listing.