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Meizu MX6 (2016)

Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Mediatek Helio X20 MT6797
Mali-T880 MP4
4 GB / 32 GB
5.5 inch (1080 x 1920 px)
12 MP, 3968 x 2976 px, autofocus

The manufacturer offers this phone with a 5.5 inch TDDI display, a Mediatek Helio X20 MT6797 SoC, and 4 GB of RAM.

Is the cost justified by its features? I'll strive to answer that by the end of my review.

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This article shares our personal experiences and thoughts about using the Meizu MX6 smartphone. We hope to offer helpful insights to others interested in this device.

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Meizu MX6 specifications

BrandMeizu
NameMX6
ModelMX6
Release date2016

Weight, dimensions, colors

Weight5.47 oz
Dimensions6.05 x 2.96 x 0.29 inch
Colorsgold, gray, rose-gold, silver
SIM typeNano SIM

The weight of Meizu MX6 is about 5.47 oz with battery. This is average for smartphones of the same size. Smartphones use a Nano SIM as a small chipcard for a subscriber identity module (SIM).

System, chipset, performance

OS versionAndroid OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
SoCMediatek Helio X20 MT6797
CPUDeca-core, Dual-core 2.3 GHz Cortex-A72, Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A53, Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-T880 MP4

The Meizu MX6 comes with Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box. The Android operating system uses the Linux kernel as its foundation. It includes a user interface, middleware, and many pre-installed applications. This Mediatek Helio X20 MT6797 is a fast CPU. It can handle complex tasks and run many apps at once. Many mobile devices use ARM Mali GPUs. They are well known for their good performance and power efficiency.

Display type, size, resolution

Display typeTDDI
Screen size5.5 inch
Resolution1080 x 1920 px
Multitouch supportyes

The 5.5 inch display make this smartphone pocket-friendly. The size of the screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner.

Memory, storage

RAM4 GB
Internal storage32 GB
Memory card slotno

The Meizu MX6 comes with 4 GB of RAM, which is considered to be sufficient for most users' needs. The needed RAM amount for good performance depends on factors. These include the OS, the apps, and the services we use. Generally, a smartphone should have a minimum of 32 GB of internal storage. The MX6 has 32 GB. The internal storage of the Meizu MX6 (4 GB) cannot be expanded.

Cameras, flash

Main camera12 MP, 3968 x 2976 px, autofocus
FlashDual LED
Selfie camera5 MP

This single camera can be enough for many smartphone users, it depends on their photography needs and preferences. The MX6 comes with a basic camera setup and lacks any advanced features.

Connectivity, network, wireless

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.1, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCno
FM radiono
USBUSB Type-C
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Worldwide, people use 4G networks. They have become the standard for mobile networks in many countries. This phone like all modern smartphones, is capable of connecting to Wi-Fi networks. The MX6 smartphone is capable of connecting to Bluetooth devices. This phone has a built-in GPS. The phone isn't NFC (Near Field Communication) capable. NFC is not essential for basic phone functionality, but it can be useful. The 3.5 mm headphone jack allows us to connect wired headphones or earphones to the device.

Battery type, capacity, charger

TypeLi-Po 3060 mAh, non-removable

The Li-Po 3060 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a light-weight, rechargeable battery. The battery of MX6 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

Features, sensors, specials

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, hall, light, proximity
SpecialsCorning Gorilla Glass 3, Dual SIM, Flyme 5.2

Today, smartphones come with many sensors. They help make the user experience better. The MX6 smartphone has an accelerometer. The MX6 phone has a fingerprint scanner. The light sensor detects the level of light in the environment. Dual SIM is great for businesses. They want to give staff a device with separate numbers and bills for personal and business use. Corning Gorilla Glass is a type of chemically strengthened super-glass.

Verdict, pros and cons

Every phone has its strengths and weaknesses, and this Meizu phone is no exception. As with any device, there are aspects that shine and others that fall short. By examining both sides, we can paint a complete picture of what this phone has to offer. Let's explore its standout features and areas for improvement. Remember, this is just my opinion, and yours might be different.

Pros

  • adequate memory
  • Dual SIM support
  • Corning Gorilla Glass shield

Cons

  • limited-size screen
  • non-expandable storage
  • single camera setup
  • no OIS function
  • no 5G support
  • no NFC feature
  • low-capacity battery
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Lucas Bradley I'm Lucas Bradley, the founder of the Phone42.com site. I love technology, especially smartphones, and I've been working with tech stuff for more than 20 years. This means I've seen a lot of changes and have learned a bunch about what makes a good phone. On Phone42.com, I look at all kinds of phones. They can be from big, well-known companies or new ones trying to make their mark. I want to help people understand what's new and cool in the world of smartphones, in a way that's easy to get.
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