Meizu has started sending out invitations for the launch of its new smartphone. The company is set to launch the Meizu m5 Note device on December 6 at an event in China. In its teaser, Meizu also announced that it has managed to produce 20 million units in its Note smartphone series so far.
The invite also notes that the predecessor Meizu m3 Note smartphone, with over 20 million units produced thus far, will have its production halted as the m5 Note is launched – notes GizmoChina. As for the specifications, the Meizu m5 Note was recently spotted on Chinese telecommunications certification site TENAA revealing key specifications. The Meizu m5 Note is expected to feature a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) display. It is rumoured to be powered by a MediaTek Helio P10 (MT6755) octa-core processor paired with Mali-T860 MP2 GPU. The Meizu m5 Note is tipped to be running on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow out of the box.
The Meizu m5 Note is expected to come in three RAM/ storage bundles – 2GB of RAM/16GB of storage, 3GB of RAM/ 32GB of storage and 4GB of RAM/64GB of storage. Additionally, Meizu m5 Note will have a microSD slot for further expansion of memory (up to 128GB). The three m5 Note variants will also have a difference in battery life, with the 64GB model packing the largest 4000mAh battery. The 16GB and 32GB variants both are rumoured to pack a 3920mAh battery.
As for the camera, the Meizu m5 Note smartphone is rumoured to have a 13-megapixel rear camera, and a 5-megapixel front camera for video chats and selfies. It is expected to be 8.5mm thick, and weigh 175 grams. The Meizu m5 Note is expected to be available in Black and While colour variants. Design wise, the Meizu m5 Note sports a metal unibody with round edges, and the fingerprint scanner presumably embedded in the Home Button.