Our Opinion

The MEIZU C9 Pro is a slightly better phone than the Billion Capture Plus (3GB RAM, 32GB), and is also much better value for money. What should you buy? Go for the MEIZU C9 Pro!

Billion Capture Plus (3GB RAM, 32GB)  MEIZU C9 Pro 
Billion Capture Plus MEIZU C9
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Price ₹ 10,999 onwards ₹ 6,800 onwards
Launch Date (India) Nov, 2017 May, 2019
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Android 7.1 Nougat, Upgradeable to 8.1 OreoNo more updates expected Android 8.1 OreoLow likelihood of getting updated to next Android version
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 5.5 inches 5.45 inches
Screen Resolution 1080x1920 pixels (~ 401 pixels per inch) 720x1440 pixels (~ 295 pixels per inch)
Tall Aspect Ratio / Minimal Bezels Yes
Scratch Resistant Display Yes, Dragontrail Glass
Display Type IPS LCD IPS LCD
Screen Refresh Rate 60 HzStandard 60 HzStandard
Display Features 2.5D Curved Display LCD
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 2 GHz 1.3 GHz
Processor Type Octa Core Quad Core
Processor Name Qualcomm Snapdragon 625Ranked #77 in Mobile Processor Benchmarks Spreadtrum SC9832Ranked #134 in Mobile Processor Benchmarks
GPU Adreno 506 Mali-T820 MP1
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes Yes
VoLTE Yes Yes
WiFi Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Connecting Port USB-C microUSB
Primary Camera 13MP + 13MP 13MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (Full HD) Yes (HD)
Other Camera Features Samsung Sensor, F/2.0 Aperture, 1.12um Pixel Size, Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF) 1.12um Pixel Size, 5P Lens, F/2.2 Aperture
Secondary Camera 8.0MP 8MP
Secondary Camera Features F/2.0 Aperture, 1.12um Pixel Size 1.12um Pixel Size, 4P lens, F/2.2 Aperture
Internal Memory 32 GB 32 GB
Expandable Memory Slot Yes, up to 128 GB Yes, up to 128 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes
Dual SIM GSM+GSM (Hybrid SIM slot) GSM+GSM
Thickness 8.5 mmMedium 9.7 mmThick
Weight 176 gmMedium 150 gmLight
Width N/A 71.2 mmComfortable for one-handed use
Audio Output 3.5mm jack 3.5mm jack
Water Resistant
Battery Capacity 3500 mAh 3000 mAh
Battery Standby N/A N/A
Battery Standby (3G) N/A N/A
Battery Talktime N/A N/A
Battery Talktime (3G) N/A N/A
Fast Charging Support Yes
Included Fast Charger Yes
Other Battery Parameters N/A N/A
Fingerprint sensor Yes
Other Features Fast Battery Charging; Noise Filtration N/A
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Decent looking design, and good build quality, with a milled aluminium back
  • The edges of the device are curved, and accompanied by the aluminum borders provide a nice grip
  • The fingerprint sensor on the device works well and is pretty snappy
  • Very good, bright 5.5inch Full HD display
  • Also comes with the Ambient display feature, that allows the device to wake up whenever a new notification comes - its pretty handy
  • Comes with stock Android experience, keeping things nice and simple
  • Strong, reliable performance based on the Snapdragon 625 - things are snappy all over - benchmark scores are good too, and if fact slightly above the Redmi Note 4 & Lenovo K8 Plus, and comparable to the higher priced Mi A1
  • Decent set of rear dual cameras - both normal shots and bokeh shots comes out reasonably well
  • Front camera is decent too - the images are generally quite clear and bright
  • Very good battery life too - easily lasts over a day and a half on medium usage
  • Supports fast charging - goes from 0 to 100% in about 100 minutes
  • Supports tronX IoT platform, which allows you to easily manage and control all the smart devices around you
  • Uses the modern USB Type-C port, which is not very common in the mid-range
  • On the whole, the phone proves to be a very good all-rounder - it doesn’t really bring anything new to the table of the current crop of mid-ranger - but it implements everything well, and coupled with the stock Android UI, makes for a good all-round device, that will give tough competition in this price segment
  • Decent plastic build
  • Removable-battery design - something that's hard to find now-days
  • Pretty accurate face unlock
  • Decent 5.45-inch HD+ 18:9 screen - which is about as good as you can expect on a budget device in terms of color, sharpness and general quality
  • Near-stock Android UI keeps things nice and simple - and there is also very little bloatware
  • Reasonable camera setup for the price bracket - you get a 13-megapixel rear camera and 8-megapixel front camera - while they of course struggle in low-light conditions, regular light will give you images that are usable and entirely shareable on social media
  • Battery life is good, largely because of the energy-efficient hardware on the device - the low-resolution screen, frugal chipset and 3000mAh battery size contribute to giving you well over a day’s use on a single charge
  • As a first smartphone (if you are upgrading from a feature phone), and with a strict budget of Rs. 5, 000 - the Meizu C9 is a pretty decent choice
2-minute Review [Negatives]
  • Somewhat clunky design - not as stylish as it's main competitor, the Xiaomi Mi A1
  • The back is a bit of a finger-print magnet
  • Rear camera performance in low light could have been better
  • On the whole the camera quality is decent but a notch below it's top competitor - the Xiaomi Mi A1
  • Average performance, as you would expect with this price bracket - uses a Unisoc (earlier called Spreadtrum) SC9832E quad-core 1.3GHz chipset to power the device - it's a very basic chipset - you can only expect basic performance - loading apps takes a couple of seconds - but as long as you don't use the phone to run multiple apps and graphically-intensive games, you will be ok
  • If you can spend a bit more though, you want to look at the Redmi 6A or Honor 7S - which will give you a better bang for the buck
Expert Reviews
  1. The Flipkart Billion Capture+ is exactly what it claims to be. It’s a value-driven offering that promises a lot for an amount that isn’t huge.
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  2. Decent first attempt but not a winner
    indiatoday.intoday.in in-depth Read Review »
  3. Even with the likes of Xiaomi Mi A1 around, Flipkart’s new smartphone makes its presence felt in the affordable segment
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  1. A worthwhile upgrade from a feature phone and an interesting option to consider for someone that needs just the basics
    bgr.in in-depth Read Review »
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