Meizu Pro 5 reportedly delayed until November

Meizu Pro 5 reportedly delayed until November
Last month, when Meizu announced the Pro 5, its most expensive smartphone to date, the company said that the handset would be available starting October 12. However, it looks like Meizu has been forced to delay the launch of the new phone.

According to Chinese website Mobile-dad, a typhoon that recently hit southern China caused floods that affected one of Meizu's production facilities. In consequence, the Pro 5 is now expected to be released sometime in November. More exactly, that's when the handset should be available in China - it's not clear if it's going to be launched anywhere else sometime soon.

Running Android Lollipop customized with Meizu's Flyme 5 interface, the Meizu Pro 5 is a pretty large metal-made smartphone that sports a 5.7-inch display with 1080 x 1920 pixels. The device also features LTE connectivity, Hi-Fi sound, a 5 MP front-facing camera, a 21 MP rear camera, and - interestingly - an octa-core Samsung Exynos 7420 processor (the same that's powering the Galaxy S6 family and the Galaxy Note5).

The Meizu Pro 5 will be sold in two variants: one with 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of storage space (costing around $439), and one with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage space (priced at around $486). Any takers?

source: Mobile-dad (translated) via GizChina

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  • Display 5.7" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 21 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 7 Octa, Octa-core, 2100 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3050 mAh



1. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Might Get This Cause I Love That Price For What It Offers. Hopeful PA Doesn't Screw It Over In The Review. Since It Has E7420 I Doubt They Will And They Usually Like The Pro Version Of Meizu Flag Ships.

2. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

3. promise7

Posts: 894; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

Looks like the HTC Aero renders.

4. redmd

Posts: 1947; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

It's the most ios-like android device. I want one.

5. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015


6. yoosufmuneer

Posts: 1518; Member since: Feb 14, 2015


7. Carl3000

Posts: 240; Member since: Oct 11, 2014

This is why companies like Sony can't compete in today's market. They're offering virtually same hardware (if not better) for less than half the price of their phones. Sadly I have to stick with Nexus lines to stay with Project Fi. The phone choice is crap, but you can't beat their plan prices.

8. ryq24

Posts: 875; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Don't buy the first batch. It might still be wet. :-)

9. CreeDiddy

Posts: 2270; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

I don't applaud the efforts of companies of taking their design ideas and try to release a product that is similar. All the characteristics I see in HTC, Samsung, and Apple. I will leave it at that!

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