Alleged Meizu MX5 pictures leak, fingerprint sensor may be in tow

Alleged Meizu MX5 pictures leak, fingerprint sensor may be in tow
Meizu's current flagship duo – the MX4 and MX4 Pro – are doing quite well, selling in heaps and bundles in their homeland, while gaining worldwide popularity. Unique for their 5:3 display aspect ratio and super-thin bezels (~75% screen-to-body), which make the handsets comfy to hold, despite the fact that they still have 5.4” and 5.5” displays equipped at the front.

Now, seeing as both the aforementioned handsets were released around the end of 2014, we don't expect Meizu to launch any successors to their flagship line well until September, yet Chinese tech site cnBeta has managed to get its hands on pictures, which should depict the Meizu MX5 (non-Pro).

What we can see from the two photos is that the alleged MX5 will sport a physical home button, akin to the one found on the MX4 Pro, albeit a bit rounder, and we'd say it's safe to assume that it'll have a biometric sensor embedded in there – much like the Pro before it had it, while the regular MX4 and MX3 all had capacitive touch buttons.

Otherwise, we see no sway from the design language that we've come to know from Meizu – thin, thin bezels and chamfered metal frame can be seen around the device, rounded off at the corners in ways much similar to what we see on the MX4 and MX4 Pro. This is not necessarily a bad thing, as we quite like Meizu's design for its current flagships, though, the company may wish to shake it up a bit in order to stay fresh in the consumers' eyes.

source: cnBeta via Android Headlines



1. redmd

Posts: 1943; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

I see where the inspiration came from.

7. waddup121 unregistered

Inspiration from all.

2. Pinocchio

Posts: 141; Member since: Apr 14, 2015


3. tango_charlie

Posts: 347; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

They should keep the design of the MX4 especially the circular front button.

4. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Better if they would keep a proper oval.

5. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

i bet theyll release MX5 edge after this.. (and i hope chinese manufacturer can create screen with curved edge)

6. Chuck007

Posts: 1411; Member since: Mar 02, 2014

Sigh at this rate I'd never buy a Chinese flagship. And I was keeping my hopes up they'd come up with something original this year.

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