The Meizu M2 is an affordable smartphone offering decent specs and targeted at young, entry-level users. It sports an HD display while also offering powerful cameras, decent memory and a quad-core processor.
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Design and Display
Featuring a unibody design, the Meizu M2 is attractive for a phone at this price point, even though the body is made of polycarbonate. It is built for comfortable one-handed use with its ‘polished R-angle curves.’ The device is designed to be smooth to touch and the weight is respectable at 131 grams.
It features a 5-inch fully-laminated display with an HD resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels for a decent pixel density of 296 ppi. The screen, which is based on IPS technology, is covered by AGC Dragontrail protective glass.
The Meizu M2, like most phones from its Chinese manufacturer, delivers impressive value in the camera department as well. It features a robust 13-megapixel primary camera with f/2.2 aperture, 5-element lens, single flash and Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
Turn the phone around and you are presented with a 5-megapixel snapper featuring 4-element lens, an f/2.0 aperture size and a Face AE face light boost for superior selfies. You will be able to enhance selfie quality further with a FotoNation 2.0 feature.
Hardware and Software
Under the hood, the Meizu M2 packs a quad-core MediaTek MT6735 processor with Cortex-A53 cores and a Mali T720 GPU. Its manufacturer says the CorePilot feature in the SoC ensures both the CPU and GPU work in synergy for seamless multitasking. The CPU moves along at speeds of up to 1.3 GHz and is supported by 2 GB of RAM.
The M2 features advanced 16GB eMMC 5.0 storage from Samsung said to perform beyond anything that can be expected in its price range. It boots Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system.
The Meizu M2 has a microSD card slot for extending the decent internal storage capacity by another 128 GB. Power is provided to the device by a 2500mAh battery. The phone supports lightning-fast 4G LTE connectivity.
It has dual SIM slots, both of which are LTE-enabled. Bluetooth 4.0 with BLE support and dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n are also available for wireless connectivity.
Pricing and Availability
Meizu M2 is not yet available in Nigeria. When available, you can buy it at leading online stores in the country. Meizu M2 Price in Nigeria is expected to range from N39,000 to N50,000 depending on your location in Nigeria.
Meizu m2 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Meizu m2 Smartphone:
- Platform: Android 5.1 (Lollipop), Flyme 4.5
- Processor: 1.3 quad-core Processor (Mediatek MT6735)
- GPU: Mali-T720MP2
- Memory: 2GB RAM
- Colours: Gray, White, Blue, Pink
- Dimension: 140.1 x 68.9 x 8.7 mm
- Weight: 131 g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM
- SIM Count: Dual SIM, Dual-Standby
- Display: 5.0-inch IPS Display, 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi)
- Display Protection: Asahi Dragontrail Glass
- Rear Camera: 13MP Camera, 1080p HD Video
- Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection
- Front Camera: 5MP Camera
- Built-in Storage: 16GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 128GB (uses SIM2 slot)
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: Yes
- 2G CDMA 1X: No
- 3G WCDMA: Yes
- 3G CDMA EVDO: No
- 4G LTE: Yes
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes, up to 42.2 Mbps
- CDMA EVDO: No
- 4G LTE: Yes
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, LE
- NFC: No
- Infrared Blaster: No
- USB Port: Yes, microUSB 2.0
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: –
- Music Player: MP3/eAAC+/WAV/Flac player
- Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
- FM Radio: –
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
- Maps: –
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: No
- SpO2: No
- Pedometer: No
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: No
- Fingerprint Scanner: No
- Iris Scanner: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: –
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: No
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: 2500 mAh Battery (Non-removable)
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –