MEIZU M5

price Rs. 7,999 onwards | launch May, 2017
magic score ?
77.0
very good value for money
our verdict: buy
ranked
#13
of 497 phones in Rs. 5,000 - 10,000

PhoneCurry Editor's Note

summarizing opinion across 4 expert reviews

What We Liked

  • Decent build quality, and design
  • Fingerprint scanner is reasonably quick
  • Good all-day battery life

What We Didn't

  • Slightly washed out display
  • Meizu's custom UI is not the most refined
  • Performance is ok but falls behind competing phones from the likes of Xiaomi
  • Average camera, again falling behind competing phones like those of Xiaomi
  • Battery is slow to recharge

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Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 6.0
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5.2 inches
Screen Resolution720x1280 pixels (~ 282 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • 2.5D Curved Glass
  • Full Lamination
  • Blue Light Filter
Sensors
  • IR Blaster
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Gyroscope
  • Magnetometer
Fingerprint sensorYes
Processor/RAM
Processor1.5 GHz, Octa Core, MediaTek MT6750
GPUMali-T860
RAM3 GB
Memory
Internal Memory32 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 128 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity3070 mAh
Battery Talktime37.00 hrs
Other Battery Parameters
  • Audio Playback Time: 66 hrs
Dimensions
Weight138 gm
Thickness8 mm
Camera
Camera13.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features
  • F/2.2 Aperture
  • 5P Lens
  • Burst mode
  • Panorama mode
  • Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF)
Secondary Camera5.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • F/2.0 Aperture
  • 4P Lens
  • Beautification features
  • Face AE
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
4GYes
VoLTEYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS
CompassYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Dual SIMGSM+GSM (Hybrid SIM slot)
More
  • Dual-band WiFi
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the magic score for a phone!
average brand rating
3.25/5
(Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for all phones launched by this brand in recent times
brand perception
Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Average
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys