Check out Meizu Pro 7's auxiliary AMOLED rear display in action


Just yesterday, a rather peculiar phone became official - the Meizu Pro 7. It's a device that's likely never ever jettisoning outside of mainland China and doesn't have particularly high aspirations to be Meizu's proper flagship and battle the Galaxies and iPhones of the world, but still has a somewhat intriguing feature on board that's unlike anything we've seen thus far.

See, the Meizu Pro 7 has a tiny display at the back. It's a proper display, with none of that e-ink non-sense that certain exotic devices boast. Being a touchscreen AMOLED one, it allows for interaction with your phone to a certain extent: you can check your notifications, control music playback, and even take a selfie with the rear camera if you're into such decade-old antics.

We stumbled upon a short video that demonstrates the secondary display of a red Meizu Pro 7 in action. Feel free to check it right below:

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13 Comments

1. ph00ny

Posts: 2052; Member since: May 26, 2011

More i look at the rear screen, more i'm starting to like it

2. medtxa

Posts: 1655; Member since: Jun 02, 2014

That's interesting design, but i only need bezel less phone right now.

3. rsiders

Posts: 1971; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

This is genius for real camera selfies sense its the better, higher resolution camera anyway. Good job.

4. avinash22i

Posts: 72; Member since: Nov 07, 2013

They could get rid of the front facing camera all together if this catches up...

7. Zylam

Posts: 1817; Member since: Oct 20, 2010

You need the front camera for video chats. Why would anyone want to trade the large front screen for a smaller secondary screen for video calls.

8. baibhav93

Posts: 24; Member since: May 09, 2014

SIr, technology it is...sooner you will find the entire back to be a large screen and you can use the rear cameras for anythn u would like to do....

9. hurrycanger

Posts: 1765; Member since: Dec 01, 2013

or they can just add a damn good "rear camera" on the front and we won't need another screen on the back, lol.

10. ajwillingham

Posts: 38; Member since: Jan 17, 2015

Only if the owner doesn't use video calling apps like Duo.

5. syam7863

Posts: 73; Member since: Sep 15, 2016

I dont think e-ink second screen was nonsense though.

6. Neoberry99

Posts: 72; Member since: Jun 30, 2015

Me either but I do like this better

11. ajwillingham

Posts: 38; Member since: Jan 17, 2015

Great feature. It seems useful and less gimmicky than some other things that have been tried. I wish they went bezel-less though... Too bad this will never come stateside and doesn't use the SD835.

12. shihte

Posts: 61; Member since: Sep 02, 2013

Now we can cancel front screen and start produce phones with display on rear side

13. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

Make the rear screen bigger, and move earpiece and front button to back as well..

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