Meizu X8 is a mid-range device that boasts of a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset and the first smartphone from Meizu that is featuring a large notch display.
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Design and Display
Speaking of being the first smartphone from Meizu to feature a large notch display, you can spot a 6.2-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, backed up by a 1080 X 2280 pixels resolution. For the notch, you have an iPhone X-esque type of notch. Meizu X8 seems to have adopted Xiaomi’s style of body display with the all metallic body with a uniform design.
Camera and Battery
All photography enthusiasts can as well settle with this device, since it features three great cameras with two at the rear and one at the front. The back camera has a pair with a main 12MP camera and an assisting 5MP depth sensor. Over to the notch, there is a 20MP camera tasked with taking selfies and also for face ID. For power, you have a 3210mAh battery that should power the device all day. In addition to its power, there is fast charging support and a USB Type-C port so you don’t have to worry about long hours of charging.
Hardware and Software
Meizu X8 is a device that features the Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor with eight cores and an Adreno 616 GPU for crunching graphics. In addition, you can choose between 4GB and 6GB RAM with the former having 64GB internal storage while in the latter there is 128GB storage space. No MicroSD card slot on it so you’ve got to choose wisely. There is the Flyme UI modified Android 8.1 Oreo on the smartphone like you have in the rest.
Price and Availability
The price of Meizu X8 in Nigeria is within the range of N65,000 – N100,000 depending on your location and deal.
Meizu X8 specs
|NETWORK||Technology||GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE|
|Status||Available. Released 2018, October|
|BODY||Dimensions||151.2 x 74.6 x 7.8 mm (5.95 x 2.94 x 0.31 in)|
|Weight||160 g (5.64 oz)|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|DISPLAY||Type||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||6.2 inches, 97.6 cm2 (~86.5% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2220 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~398 ppi density)|
|PLATFORM||OS||Android 8.0 (Oreo); Flyme UI|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710 (10 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz 360 Gold & 6×1.7 GHz Kryo 360 Silver)|
|Internal||128 GB, 6 GB RAM or 64 GB, 4/6 GB RAM|
|MAIN CAMERA||Dual||12 MP, f/1.9, 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF|
|Features||Dual-LED dual-tone flash, panorama|
|SELFIE CAMERA||Single||20 MP|
|– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic|
|COMMS||WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS|
|USB||2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector|
|FEATURES||Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass|
|BATTERY||Non-removable Li-Ion 3210 mAh battery|
|MISC||Colors||Black, Blue, White|
|Price||About 200 EUR|