Leading Chinese smartphone manufacturer Meizu has finally launched the Meizu M5 in India and has partnered with Tata Cliq to sell it to the Indian consumers. The phone comes in a 32GB variant only and will be priced at Rs. 10,4999.
The Meizu M5 was first launched in China last year in October, with two variants- 2GB RAM/16GB ROM and 3GB RAM/32GB ROM. But, only the higher variant i.e. the one with 3GB RAM and 32GB of storage has been launched in India.
The Meizu M5 comes with a fingerprint scanner, embedded onto the home button which is said to be one of the fastest in the market as it scans within 0.2 seconds. The Meizu M5 runs Flyme OS 5.5. The phone sports a 5.2-inch HD 720p 2.5D curved glass display having a pixel density of 282ppi. It is powered by a MediaTek MT6750 octa-core processor (4 Cortex-A53 at 1.5GHz and 4 Cortex-A53 at 1.0GHz ), coupled with Mali T860 GP and 3GB of LPDDR3 RAM.
The Meizu M5 has a 13-megapixel rear camera with f/2.2 with dual-tone LED flash and PDAF. There is a 5MP selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture. There is a 3070mAh battery under the hood, which is said to deliver 66 hours of music playback, 37 hours of talk time, 9 hours of gaming, and 5 hours of photography.
The connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n (both 2.4GHz/5GHz bands), Bluetooth 4.0, and GPS/ A-GPS support. The Meizu M5 doesn’t seem to compromise in terms of sensors as well as it comes with infrared, accelerometer, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, gyroscope, and a magnetometer.
Commenting on the launch of Meizu M5 Mr. Leon Zhang, Meizu Marketing Head, South Asia said, “We had launched M5 in China market a few months ago and within a short span of time, this particular model bought various accolades for Meizu’s M series. This overwhelming response further inspired us to introduce this device in Indian market which evidently is one of the key markets for Meizu.
He further added “With this launch, we have added another channel partner that you can buy Meizu m5 from – Tataclique.com. This association is a significant effort of Meizu to reach out more consumers through partnering with India’s one of most trustworthy online sales platforms. Besides, the unprecedented growth of Tata Cliq of tapping almost every section of the target audience has motivated us a lot and this partnership would definitely empower us to break in grounds in terms of gaining market share and generating revenues. It will also be a seamless shopping experience for Meizu fans.”
The Meizu M5 is available in two exciting colors- Blue and Gold. Both color variants are available at Rs. 9,499 on Tata Cliq.