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Meizu 16 Specs and Price

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The Meizu 16 has been in the pipe for a while now with leaks and rumours flying around. The smartphone is here and guess what? It will be Meizu”s first high-end flagship to be made. It follows the recent smartphone trends when it has to do with the design unlike the Meizu 15 which was somewhat a classica piece. Meizu’s new flagship is one that has most of the boxes ticked when it has anything to do with flagship features.

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Meizu 16 Key Specs and Features

  • 6.0-inch, Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 1080 X 2160 pixels (402 ppi)
  • Android 8.0 Oreo (Flyme UI)
  • Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 CPU with 6GB/8GB RAM
  • Dual 12MP + 20MP rear camera and 20MP front camera
  • 64GB/128GB built-in storage space, no support for expansion
  • 4G LTE
  • Fingerprint scanner (under screen)
  • 3, 010mAh non removable Li–Ion battery

Meizu 16

Design and Display

The Meuzu 16 comes with what most of these flagships bring to the table which is an appealing glass and an 18:9 aspect ratio or something close. It has more rounded edges which makes it look a bit different. Also, it comes with a 3.5mm audio jack, USB Type-C port, and a speaker at the bottom while the side as the volume rocker as well as the power button. There is the much reduced bezels around the screen especially at the side to bring the display coverage to 91.18%.

Meizu retajns the mBack button that is on screen and adds an underscreen fingerprint scanner for your own use. Made with an aluminium frame that blends with the glass covering, thus the smartphone appears uniform. The dual camera is placed vertically at the upper center with the ring flash below it.

Coming to the screen, you have to give Meizu some accolades for the Super AMOLED display used in the Meizu 16. Same as the other recent flagships, the smartphone comes with a fairly large display of 6.0-inch. Regarding resolution, the display is a Full HD+ 1080 X 2160 pixels resolution with a 402 ppi pixel density.

Battery and Camera

As for the battery, there is about the same average capacity most of these smartphones have. The Meizu 16 for example ships with a 3, 010mAh battery. As it should, there is mCharge 4.0 which is Meizu’s fast charge feature for filling your battery quickly. However, you will not be enjoying wireless charge on this one.

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Now for those of you interested in the optics on the smartphone, you have a capable dual camera on the back of the smartphone. It possesses a  12MP camera with f/1.8 aperture and a 20MP camera having a f/2.8 aperture. The selfie camera is a 20MP sensor which according to Meizu is nothing short of impressive.

Hardware and Software

Interestingly, the Meizu 16 comes with the kind of chipset only seen in top of the line premium smartphones  Under the hood,  there is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 CPU which is paired with Adreno 630 GPU  On this, you should enjoy no lags and a smooth experience even on the most graphic intensive mobile games.

Furthermore, it packs a large 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage , although, a less speced variant has 6GB RAM working with 64GB built-in storage. It also carries a copper tube heat dessipation tube to distribute heat away from the chipset. It is however, not with the latest Android Oreo version (Android 8.0 Oreo) and a customary Flyme UI.

Meizu 16 Pricing and Availability

Considering this is the first time Meizu is featuring the high-end Qualcomm chipset it sells for just about 142, 000 Naira depending on the deal and your location.

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Meizu 16 Specs

Here are a few specs of the Meizu 16:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 8.0 Oreo (Flyme UI)
  • Processor: Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
  • GPU: Adreno 630
  • Memory: 6GB/8GB RAM
  • Colours: Black, White
  • Dimension: 150.5 x 73.2 x 7.3 mm
  • Weight: 152g
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM


  • Display: 6.0-inch, Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 1080 X 2160 pixels (564 ppi)
  • Screen Protection:


  • Rear Camera: Dual 12MP + 20MP camera, 2160p Video@30fps 1080p Video@30fps
  • Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama
  • Front Camera: 20MP camera, 1080p Video@30fps


  • Built-in Storage: 64GB/128GB
  • Memory Card Support:
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X:
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 4G LTE: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: 42.2/5.76Mbps
  • 4G LTE: LTE-A (4CA) Cat 16 1024/150Mbps
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v5.0 with A2DP, LE, aptX HD
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster:
  • USB Port: USB Type-C 2.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:


  • Music Player: MP4/DviX/XviD/H.265 player
  • Video Player: MP4/DviX/XviD/H.265 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, SBAS, QZSS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer:
  • SpO2:
  • Pedometer:
  • Heart Rate Monitor:
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (under screen)
  • Iris Scanner:
  • Face Unlock: Yes
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control:

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: Yes
  • Built-in Mobile Payment:
  • Water Resistant:
  • Dust Resistant:
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 3, 010mAh non removable Li-Ion battery
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
  • Fast Charging: Yes
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Odunayo Ezekiel
Odunayo Ezekiel
Odunayo Ezekiel is a prolific Tech Writer, Gadget Enthusiast, and Electronic Device geek. He has written over 500 articles on NaijaTechGuide covering Mobile Phones. He has an absolute love for writing about devices ranging from Mobile Phones, Smartwatches, VR and AR Devices, Drones, Fitness Trackers to other Wearables in general.

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