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Meizu MX4 (2014) review

Android OS v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Mediatek MT6595
PowerVR G6200
2 GB / 16 GB
5.36 inch (1152 x 1920 px)
20.7 MP, 5248 х 3936 px, autofocus

Meizu announced the launch of the MX4 smartphone in 2014. The manufacturer is offering the Meizu MX4 phone with 5.36 inch display, Mediatek MT6595 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The Meizu MX4 series was launched with Android OS v4.4.4 (KitKat) pre-installed, but it is upgradable to newer versions of OS as they become available. The IPS panel of MX4 has good color accuracy and can display a wide color gamut, resulting in more lifelike and vivid visuals. This smartphone has a single camera on the back (20.7 MP, 5248 х 3936 px, autofocus). The single camera setup can be sufficient for many smartphone users, depending on their photography needs and preferences. The selfie camera of MX4 allows you to capture self-portraits or group photos without needing someone else to take the picture for you.

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Meizu MX4 specifications

BrandMeizu
NameMX4
ModelMX4
Release date2014

Body

Weight5.19 oz
Dimensions5.67 x 2.96 x 0.35 inch
Colorsgold, gray, white
SIM typeMicro SIM

The weight of Meizu MX4 is about 5.19 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Meizu smartphone are average (5.67 x 2.96 x 0.35 inch). Smaller smartphones are more compact and easier to carry around, but they may have smaller displays that can be harder to read and interact with. A micro SIM is a smaller (15 x 12 x 0.76 mm) version of the standard SIM card used in mobile devices. The micro SIM card provides the same functionality as the standard SIM card, allowing the user to connect to a cellular network and use mobile data, voice, and messaging services.

System

OS versionAndroid OS v4.4.4 (KitKat)
SoCMediatek MT6595
CPUOcta-core, Quad-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A17, Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUPowerVR G6200

The Meizu MX4 comes with Android OS v4.4.4 (KitKat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS. Android is closely integrated with various Google services, such as Google Maps, Gmail, and Google Drive, which makes it easy for users to access and manage their data across multiple devices. The MX4 utilizes Mediatek MT6595 chipset. This octa-core CPU is managed by an advanced scheduler that allocates tasks to the CPU for speed and power efficiency in real time.

The MX4 utilizes PowerVR G6200 GPU. A GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a specialized chip that is primarily designed to handle and accelerate the processing of graphics and visual data. It is responsible for rendering images, videos, and animations on a smartphone screen. PowerVR GPUs are a popular choice for mobile device manufacturers, and are known for their power efficiency and strong performance.

Display

Display typeIPS
Screen size5.36 inch
Resolution1152 x 1920 px
Multitouch supportyes

The 5.36 inch phone comes with IPS display. The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption. The 5.36 inch display make this smartphone pocket-friendly. The size of the screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. A larger screen typically requires more power to illuminate, which can impact battery life. The display of Meizu MX4 is multitouch capable. Multitouch technology enables the device's touchscreen to detect and interpret multiple touch points on the screen simultaneously.

Memory

RAM2 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotno

With 2 GB of RAM, a smartphone can run multiple apps simultaneously without experiencing any significant lag or slow performance. Having more RAM alone does not necessarily guarantee better performance, and other factors such as the processor and storage speed can also impact overall performance. 32 GB of internal storage is generally considered to be the minimum amount of storage you would want in a smartphone. The MX4 has only 16 GB of internal storage. The memory and the internal storage of the Meizu MX4 (2 GB) cannot be expanded.

Camera

Main camera20.7 MP, 5248 х 3936 px, autofocus
FlashDual LED
Selfie camera2 MP

The MX4 offers only a single-camera setup. The single camera can still be sufficient for many smartphone users, depending on their photography needs and preferences. The main camera of the MX4 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 MX4 does not have optical image stabilization (OIS). OIS technology is more commonly found in higher-end smartphones and is designed to reduce camera shake and blur, resulting in sharper and clearer images and videos.

Connectivity

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
NFCno
FM radiono
USBmicroUSB 2.0, USB host
Headphone3.5 mm jack

The Meizu MX4 supports 4G/LTE networks. 4G stands for fourth-generation mobile networks, which are wireless networks that provide faster data transfer speeds and greater network capacity than previous 3G networks. The Meizu MX4 can connect to Wi-Fi networks at home, at work, or in public places such as coffee shops or airports. It operates within specific frequency bands, typically 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz, allowing devices to communicate wirelessly within a certain range.

With Bluetooth connectivity, you can connect your MX4 smartphone to a wide range of Bluetooth-enabled devices, such as headphones, speakers, smartwatches, fitness trackers, and more. The MX4 has a GPS receiver. GPS allows smartphones to determine their precise location and provide accurate navigation and mapping services. This includes turn-by-turn directions, real-time traffic updates, points of interest, and alternative routes.

The MX4 isn't NFC (Near Field Communication) capable. NFC is not essential for basic phone functionality, but it can be useful for a variety of tasks and features. The MX4 phone doesn't have built-in FM radio receiver. The MX4 has a microUSB port. MicroUSB is a type of USB connector that was commonly used on older smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. The MX4 smartphone has a 3.5 mm headphone jack. A 3.5 mm headphone jack is a small round port, that allows you to connect wired headphones or earphones to the device.

Battery

TypeLi-Ion 3100 mAh, non-removable

The Li-Ion 3100 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 MX4 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

Features

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, gyroscope, proximity
SpecialsCorning Gorilla Glass 3

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer provides information about the smartphone's movement in three axes: X (horizontal), Y (vertical), and Z (depth). This Meizu phones come with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The MX4 phone comes with a compass sensor. A compass sensor is a device that provides accurate directions in relation to the earth's North and South magnetic poles. Gorilla Glass has a high level of scratch resistance, reducing the likelihood of everyday scratches and abrasions.

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 MX4, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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