MEIZU MX5 16GB

price Rs. 18,000 onwards | launch Aug, 2015
magic score ?
<50
average value for money
our verdict: avoid
ranked
#47
of 82 phones in Rs. 15,000 - 20,000

PhoneCurry Editor's Note

summarizing opinion across 7 expert reviews

What We Liked

  • Great build quality, solid metal construction
  • Premium, high-end metal design, comparable to the best of flagship phones
  • Good ergonomics - very comfortable to hold in one hand
  • Good display - good contrast levels, good viewing angles, and good color reproduction
  • Excellent speed/performance and seamless multitasking backed by high-end hardware
  • Flyme OS over Android is fluid and responsive
  • Fingerprint scanner not just scans fingerprints, it also accepts presses, and taps in flawless manner
  • Good camera
  • Great audio quality
  • Decent call quality
  • Decent loudspeaker
  • Good battery life

What We Didn't

  • No major negatives

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Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 5.0
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5.5 inches
Screen Resolution1080x1920 pixels (~ 401 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • AMOLED
  • Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 3)
Sensors
  • Hall Effect sensor
  • Gravity Sensor
  • IR Proximity Sensor
  • Gyroscope
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • Touch Sensor
Fingerprint sensorYes
Processor/RAM
Processor2.2 GHz, Octa Core, Helio X10
GPUPowerVR G6200 MP4
RAM3 GB
Memory
Internal Memory16 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity3150 mAh
Dimensions
Weight149 gm
Thickness7.6 mm
Camera
Camera20.7 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (4K)
Other Camera Features
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3 lens-protective glass
  • F/2.2 Aperture
  • 6-element lens
  • Burst mode
  • Panoramic lens
  • Laser-aided focusing
  • Dual-color flashlight
Secondary Camera5.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • F/2.0 Aperture
  • FotoNation 2.0 smart selfie enhancement
  • Face AE face light boost
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
4GYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS
CompassYes
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Dual SIMGSM+GSM
Noise FiltrationYes
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  • Fast battery charging: 60% in 40 min (mCharge)
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