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Meizu 16 (2018) review

Android OS v8.1 (Oreo)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Adreno 630
6 GB / 128 GB
6 inches (1080 x 2160 px)
12 + 20 MP, 4032 x 3024 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization

Meizu announced the launch of the 16 smartphone in 2018. The manufacturer is offering the Meizu 16 phone with 6 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset, 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage.

The Meizu 16 comes with Android OS v8.1 (Oreo) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 2950 mAh, non-removable battery. The 6 inches phone comes with AMOLED display (1080 x 2160 px). The AMOLED is a display technology and stands for Active Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diodes, it is a type of OLED display and is used in smartphones.

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Meizu 16 specifications

BrandMeizu
Name16
ModelM882Q
Release date2018

Body

The weight of Meizu 16 is about 5.5 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Meizu phone are average (5.93 x 2.88 x 0.29 inches).

Weight5.5 oz
Dimensions5.93 x 2.88 x 0.29 inches
Colorsblack, blue, silver
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Meizu 16 comes with Android OS v8.1 (Oreo) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v8.1 (Oreo)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 845
CPUOcta-core, Quad-core 2.8 GHz Kryo, Quad-core 1.8 GHz Kryo
GPUAdreno 630

Display

The size of 16 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 6 inches Super AMOLED display of Meizu 16 with 1080 x 2160 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeSuper AMOLED
Screen size6 inches
Resolution1080 x 2160 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Meizu 16 (6 GB) cannot be expanded.

RAM6 GB
Internal storage128 GB
Memory card slotno

Camera

The camera of the 16 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus. The main camera of 16 has optical image stabilization (OIS) to counteract camera shake. Optical image stabilization is a must for anyone shooting without a tripod with a long lens or in low light conditions.

Selfie camera20 MP
Main camera12 + 20 MP, 4032 x 3024 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Meizu 16 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The 16 phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCno
FM radiono
USBUSB Type-C
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 2950 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of 16 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Ion 2950 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The 16 phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This Meizu phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of Meizu 16 phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone supports fast charging technology, which comes in handy when you need quick juice on your device.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM, Fast charging
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Meizu 16, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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