After a long long wait and too many rumors and leaks, Chinese handset manufacturer Meizu has officially declared the 5.5” Meizu MX4 Pro. The design of the device is quite similar to the original flagship Meizu MX4 with a slightly redesigned capacitive buttons. The device offers an very good screen-to-body ratio of 76.5% with slimmed down 2.8mm bezels, 9mm thickness and weighs 158 grams. Talking about the screen, the device hosts a 5.5inch JDI display having a resolution of 1536×2560 pixels and is covered with the toughened Gorilla Glass 3 at the top. This extremely high resolution boosts the pixel density to 546ppi and the company claims that the handset can offer a maximum brightness of 450 nits.
The device is powered with the quad-core Samsung Exynos 5430 SoC the recently launched 20nm which arrived along with the Samsung Galaxy Alpha. The chipset comprises of four Cortex A15 cores clocked at 2.0GHz and other four Cortex A7 clocked at 1.5GHz. Additionally for graphics support, the device has the powerful Mali T628 MP6/600MHz GPU graphics. The memory for the device includes a 3GB of LPDDR3 RAM and would be available in three storage options of 16, 32 and 64 GB.
To its back, the Meizu MX4 Pro has a 20.7MP camera with Sony IMX220 Exmor RS camera sensor with a sapphire glass shield. This sensor offers 5 element, 300 degree panoramic lens with an aperture of F/2.2 and a fast 0.3 seconds autofocus, dual-tone flash, 4K video recording and a 100fps burst shooting mode. The front hosts a 5MP camera shooter with 4 element, 84.4 degree wide-angle sensor. The handset runs the company’s own Flyme OS skin topped over the Android 4.4.4 KitKat.
The handset comes with dual-band Wi-Fi of 2.4GHz and 5GHz, LTE band connectivity, NFC, GPS, A-GPS, Glonass and Bluetooth 4.0. The device bakes a powerful 3500mAh of battery life to support all its powerful specs.
The company has introduced mTouch its own work on fingerprint sensor. This new sensor is placed under the sapphire glass covered home button that could register and process user’s fingerprints in just 0.5 seconds. The sensor offers a sensitivity of 508ppi meaning you could get the job done even in your finger is dirty or wet. For its audio enhancements, the company has introduced a new TI OPA1612 amplification chip that comes with an advanced DAC master clock architecture with ceramic film capacitors and high-precision-low-temperature-drift resistors to clip the background noise.
During release, the handset would be available in three different color variants of yellow, grey and white. The handset would be priced with a $410 tag.