Meizu has officially announced its latest Meizu 18 and Meizu 18 Pro smartphones in China. These come with 3D ultra-sonic fingerprint sensor which unlocks in 0.1 seconds.
The Meizu 18 / 18 Pro both feature in octa-core Snapdragon 888 mobile platform with Adreno 660 GPU, Hexagon 780 DSP AIE engine and Spectra 580 ISP. The run Flyme 11 OS which is based on Android 11.
Both cellphones have dual Nano slots with 5G (SA/NSA) and Dual 4G VoLTE support. They have dual stereo speakers but lacks a 3.5mm headphone jack (supports USB Type-C audio).
The Meizu 18 and 18 Pro come in several RAM and storage options. They are offered in variations of 8GB RAM with 128GB/256GB storage or 12GB RAM with 256GB ROM.
Now, coming to the differences, the Meizu 18 features in 4000mAh battery with 36W fast charging support. It has 20MP front camera coupled with Triple rear cameras. These include 64MP (main) + 16MP (ultra-wide) + 8MP (telephoto) lenses.
On the other hand, Meizu 18 Pro specs include a larger 4500mAh battery with 40W Super mCharge fast charging. It supports both wired and wireless charging and handles 10W reverse charging as well. The Pro model houses 44MP selfie camera while the back side includes 50MP (main) + 32MP (ultra-wide, macro) + 8MP (telephoto) + 0.3MP (tof) sensors.
Meizu 18 and Meizu 18 Pro – Full Phone Specifications, comparison
- Meizu 18:
- Colors: White, Blue, Pink with Violet
- Dimensions: 152.4 x 69.2 x 8.18 mm
- Weight: 162 grams
- Front camera: 20MP with F/2.2 Aperture
- Rear cameras: Triple cameras with LED Flash
- 64MP main with Sony IMX682 sensor, F/1.6 Aperture, 0.8um pixel size, 7P lens, SMA OIS
- 16MP ultra-wide angle Samsung S5K3P9SX sensor, F/2.2 Aperture
- 8MP telephoto lens with OmniVision OV08A10 sensor, F/2.4 Aperture, 3X Zoom
- Battery: 4000mAh (typ) with 36W Super mCharge fast charging
- Meizu 18 Pro:
- Colors: Gray, White, Blue
- Dimensions: 162.5 x 73 x 8.1 mm
- Weight: 189 grams
- Front camera: 44MP with Samsung GH1 sensor, F/2.4 Aperture, 5-element lens
- Rear cameras: quad-cameras with ring-LED flash
- 50MP main with Samsung S5KGN1 sensor, F/1.9 Aperture, 1.4um pixel size, 7P lens
- 32MP 130° ultra-wide angle with Sony IMX616 sensor, F/2.2 Aperture, 2cm macro shots
- 8MP telephoto with OmniVision OV08A10 sensor, F/2.4 Aperture, 3x Zoom
- 0.3MP ToF Samsung 33D sensor, F/1.4 Aperture
- Battery: 4500mAh (typ) with 40W Super mCharge fast charging (both wired and wireless), 10W reverse wireless charging
- SIM: Dual Nano Slots
- Operating System: Android 11 based Flyme 9 OS
- Display: 6.2-inch (Meizu 18) / 6.7-inch (Meizu 18 Pro) E4 AMOLED display with HDR10+, 3200 x 1440 pixels resolution, 20:9 Aspect ratio, 120Hz refresh rate, 240Hz touch sampling rate, 563ppi pixel density, 420nits (typ) / 1300nits (peak) brightness, 5000000:1 contrast ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection, multi-touch support
- Chipset: Octa-Core Snapdragon 888 mobile platform with Adreno 660 GPU
- RAM with Storage:
- 8GB LPDDR5 RAM with 128GB / 256GB UFS 3.1 storage
- 12GB LPDDR5 RAM with 256GB UFS 3.1 storage
- Biometrics: 3D ultra-sonic fingerprint sensor (0.1 seconds, Supports hands/underwater unlock
- Audio: Dual speakers (1216 linear and 1012), USB Type-C Audio
- Connectivity: 5G (SA/NSA) / Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Dual Band (2.4/5GHz) 2×2 MIMO, Bluetooth V5.2, USB Type-C, NFC, GPS (l1+l5)/A-GPS/GLONASS/Beidou/Galileo/QZSS/IRNSS
- Sensors: Pressure, Gravity, Acceleration, Gyroscope, Distance, Light, E-Compass
The Meizu 18 and Meizu 18 Pro are already up for order today and will go on sale in China from March 8th.
Meizu 18 / Meizu 18 Pro price
- Meizu 18 8GB/128GB model: 4399 Yuan ($680 / Rs. 49,570 approx.)
- Meizu 18 8GB/256GB model: 4699 Yuan ($727 / Rs. 52,950 approx.)
- Meizu 18 12GB/256GB model: 4999 Yuan ($773 / Rs. 56,230 approx.)
- Meizu 18 Pro 8GB/128GB model: 4999 Yuan (773 / Rs. 56,230 approx.)
- Meizu 18 Pro 8GB/256GB model: 5499 Yuan ($850 / Rs. 61,920 approx.)
- Meizu 18 Pro 12GB/256GB model: 5999 Yuan ($928 / Rs. 57,590 approx.)