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Meizu Pro 6 (2016)

Flyme OS v5.2 (based on Android Lollipop)
Mediatek Helio X25 MT6797T
Mali-T880 MP4
4 GB / 64 GB
5.2 inch (1080 x 1920 px)
12 MP, 4000 x 3008 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization

This phone boasts a 5.2 inch Super AMOLED display, a Mediatek Helio X25 MT6797T chipset, and 4 GB of RAM.

Will it prove its worth? I aim to reveal that by the end of my review.

Table of Contents

This article shares our personal experiences and thoughts about using the Meizu Pro 6 smartphone. We hope to offer helpful insights to others interested in this device.

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Meizu Pro 6 specifications

BrandMeizu
NamePro 6
ModelPRO6
Release date2016

Weight, dimensions, colors

Weight5.75 oz
Dimensions5.81 x 2.79 x 0.29 inch
Colorsgold, gray, rose-gold, silver
SIM typeNano SIM

The weight of the Meizu Pro 6 is still considered to be lightweight and portable. Smartphones use a Nano SIM as a subscriber identity module (SIM), which is a chip card.

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System, chipset, performance

OS versionFlyme OS v5.2 (based on Android Lollipop)
SoCMediatek Helio X25 MT6797T
CPUDeca-core, Dual-core 2.5 GHz Cortex-A72, Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A53, Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-T880 MP4

The Meizu Pro 6 comes with Flyme OS v5.2 (based on Android Lollipop) out of the box. Google regularly releases new versions of Android. They have new features, improvements, and security updates. The Pro 6 utilizes Mediatek Helio X25 MT6797T SoC (System on a Chip). Many people consider ARM Mali GPUs a good option for mobile devices.

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Display type, size, resolution

Display typeSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.2 inch
Resolution1080 x 1920 px
Multitouch supportyes

AMOLED displays are famous for their vibrant colors. They also have high contrast and are energy efficient. The 5.2 inch display make this smartphone pocket-friendly. The display size is the diagonal distance from one corner of the screen to the opposite corner.

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Memory, storage

RAM4 GB
Internal storage64 GB
Memory card slotno

The Meizu Pro 6 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. 64 GB of storage is usually seen as good for a smartphone. It should be enough for most users. The internal storage of the Meizu Pro 6 (4 GB) cannot be expanded.

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Cameras, flash

Main camera12 MP, 4000 x 3008 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization
FlashLED
Selfie camera5 MP

This single camera can be enough for many smartphone users, it depends on their photography needs and preferences. The Pro 6 offers optical image stabilization (OIS) for their rear camera systems.

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Connectivity, network, wireless

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
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 Meizu phone can connect to Wi-Fi networks at home, at work, or in public places. We can use Bluetooth to connect our Pro 6 smartphone to many Bluetooth devices. This phone has a built-in GPS receiver. 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.

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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 Pro 6 does not have a removable battery, it integrates the battery into the phone's design.

Features, sensors, specials

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

Today, smartphones come with many sensors. They help make the user experience better. The Pro 6 smartphone has an accelerometer. The fingerprint reader is a biometric security feature found in Pro 6 smartphones. The light sensor is a type of sensor in a smartphone. It lets the phone measure light intensity around the device. 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

  • Super AMOLED display
  • adequate memory
  • optical image stabilization (OIS)
  • Dual SIM support
  • Corning Gorilla Glass shield

Cons

  • limited-size screen
  • non-expandable storage
  • single camera setup
  • 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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