Meizu M2 Note goes on preorder: $169 price gets you 5.5" 1080p screen and 4G dual-standby

If you are looking for an affordable phone with the latest Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, and specs that could be considered flagship just a year ago, it can't get much better than Meizu's newest darling, the M2 Note. The 5.5" phablet comes in a number of jolly pastel colors for its polycarbonate unibody with magnesium alloy frame. It also sports a 1080p screen with 450 nits of brightness and a 1000:1 contrast ratio, the latest 64-bit octa-core MediaTek MT6753 processor, 2 GB of RAM, a 13 MP rear camera with dual LED flash, and a 5 MP front-facing shooter. 

The phone is also equipped with 4G dual SIM dual-standby connectivity, and the cherry on the top is that Meizu has placed a hearty 3100 mAh battery inside - something we don't see very often at this price point. What exactly price point is that, one might ask? Well, the M2 Note just went up for preorder at reputable Chinese e-tailers for $173.99, with a M2NOTE coupon knocking it down a bit to $169 at GearBest. The preoders are ongoing as we speak from the source link below, while shipments will commence on July 5th. For now, you can only offer the gray color version, though. Any takers?

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m2 note
  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13.1 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor MediaTek, Octa-core, 1300 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3100 mAh



1. PhenomFaz

Posts: 1236; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

the so-called flagship manufacturers have to learn from their Chinese and Asian counterparts. If they don't lower their ridiculous prices, they will keep losing market-share

7. waddup121 unregistered

This is really worth. Wow Amazing price.

8. Djz89

Posts: 447; Member since: Aug 25, 2014

You know Japan and south Korea is in Asia. But I see your point.

10. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

The price is the result of not paying for some patents like other oems do. But I rather have a 5in LTE for about 100 vs this. Imo that is.

2. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

I want this phone...32GB with gray or white, Meizu, release in India... However older chipset was good than this.

3. samsboy unregistered

It is just a matter of time and they will understand the tune and the dance steps. If not, at the end small manufactures will be buying bigger ones.

4. shahrooz

Posts: 792; Member since: Sep 17, 2013

169$ will get you apple/samsung iNapkin/napkinS or this, choose!

5. Cheezwiz

Posts: 500; Member since: Dec 29, 2014

now we'll see the galaxy A8 release with largely the same specs, but be thinner and have a metal body. Samsung will then ask $549 for it, because Samsung.

6. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

Pretty neat package, I only wish they could just release stock Android for these price. Seem like Google Nexus phone is getting more expensive to own.

9. Gsmalltheway

Posts: 277; Member since: Aug 15, 2009

So many more people would buy if they added 4g/lte for USA support

11. yoosufmuneer

Posts: 1518; Member since: Feb 14, 2015

Xaomi rocks!

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