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Meizu Metal (2015) review

Flyme OS v5.1 (based on Android Lollipop)
Mediatek Helio X10 MT6795
PowerVR G6200
2 GB / 16 GB
5.5 inches (1080 x 1920 px)
13 MP, 4208 x 3120 px, autofocus

Meizu announced the launch of the Metal smartphone in 2015. The manufacturer is offering the Meizu Metal phone with 5.5 inches display, Mediatek Helio X10 MT6795 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The Meizu Metal comes with Flyme OS v5.1 (based on Android Lollipop) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 3140 mAh, non-removable battery.

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Meizu Metal specifications

BrandMeizu
NameMetal
ModelMETAL
Release date2015

Body

The weight of Meizu Metal is about 5.71 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 2.96 x 0.32 inches).

Weight5.71 oz
Dimensions5.93 x 2.96 x 0.32 inches
Colorsblue, gold, gray, pink, white
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Meizu Metal comes with Flyme OS v5.1 (based on Android Lollipop) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionFlyme OS v5.1 (based on Android Lollipop)
SoCMediatek Helio X10 MT6795
CPUOcta-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUPowerVR G6200

Display

The size of Metal screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.5 inches LTPS display of Meizu Metal with 1080 x 1920 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeLTPS
Screen size5.5 inches
Resolution1080 x 1920 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Meizu Metal (2 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM2 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Metal 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.

Selfie camera5 MP
Main camera13 MP, 4208 x 3120 px, autofocus
FlashDual LED

Connectivity

The Meizu Metal 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 Metal 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/ac
Bluetoothv4.1, A2DP, LE
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
NFCno
FM radiono
USBmicroUSB 2.0, USB host
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 3140 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 Metal isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Ion 3140 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 Metal 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 Metal 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 doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM
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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 Metal, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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