Meizu's octa-core M1 Note will be available globally, possibly for around $200

Meizu's octa-core M1 Note will be available globally, possibly for around $200
Released in December in China, the Meizu M1 Note (also known as Blue Charm Note) will soon be available globally via Meizu's own international web store: MeizuMart. Right now, Meizu doesn't provide too many details about this, just saying that the M1 Note is "coming soon."

It will be interesting to see how much Meizu asks for the M1 Note. In China, prices for the smartphone (16 GB version) start at about $160, so maybe the handset will be sold globally for around $200.

Despite the fact that it's affordable, the M1 Note offers a pretty impressive list of features, starting with a 5.5-inch 1080p display, a 5 MP front-facing camera, and a 13 MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash. The handset also comes with LTE connectivity, dual SIM support, 2 GB of RAM, 32 GB of internal memory, and a 3140 mAh battery. As for the processor that's powering the M1 Note, this can be either an octa-core MediaTek MT6752, or an octa-core Snapdragon 615 (it's not clear which one will be included on the international version of the device).

Design-wise, the Meizu M1 Note looks like a larger Apple iPhone 5c. The smartphone runs FlymeOS (based on Android KitKat). Would you buy it for around $200?


source: MeizuMart via MeizuNews

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17 Comments

1. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

pretty good phone for 200$

8. mafiaprinc3

Posts: 585; Member since: May 07, 2012

Asus zenfone 2 is the best phone at this price

9. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

but that phone cost 300$ so i dont see how it is

11. jalebi2000

Posts: 181; Member since: Mar 01, 2015

actually, the zenfone 2 is 220 dollars for 32gb, 2gb ram and a atom z3560. The 285 dollar model features a z3580 and 4gb of ram. But it could be that asus never plans to sell it here anyways, making the m1 note a much better choice, because it can support lte bands here

13. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

yeah and the note has the 615 which is probably better than that Intel chip in the zenfone.

16. dimas

Posts: 3363; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

Asus Zenfone Intel chip overheats easily. One hour of internet browsing and you'll be afraid holding it.

2. fireblade

Posts: 717; Member since: Dec 27, 2013

I'll buy it if the gps works well. I've tried all mediatek's cpu from single core to four cores, all of them have bad gps.

14. seven7dust unregistered

the've really improved since 2014 , now they are equal to SD

3. Youraveragejoe

Posts: 134; Member since: Oct 31, 2014

awesome deal...hope the global version comes with SD 615

4. Furbal unregistered

if it had lte on metro and att i'd buy 4 for family members.

5. Cyberchum

Posts: 1065; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

With OC SD615,it'll be irresistible.

6. Cyberchum

Posts: 1065; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

With OC SD615,it'll be irresistible.

7. XiphiasGladius

Posts: 813; Member since: Aug 21, 2011

Kinda off topic, which is the overall better mid range SoC? The MediaTek MT6752 or the Snapdragon 615 ?

10. TechNerd

Posts: 66; Member since: May 03, 2014

MT6752 seems to be performing much better at least in benchmarks. It is also much cheaper. http://www.gizchina.com/2015/02/09/mediatek-mt6752-vs-snapdragon-615/

15. XiphiasGladius

Posts: 813; Member since: Aug 21, 2011

Thank you for the info. This phone is currently on sale in my country (Philippines) through a 3rd party store at bargain price of roughly 186 USD. The MTK6752 variant that is, its always sold out. Might be a good buy.

12. TechNerd

Posts: 66; Member since: May 03, 2014

Lets just hope meizu does'nt screw this great phone with the inefficient sd615.

17. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Oh, Nice! Come with MTK MT6752, it's better than SD615. Performs good and no overheating issues. Release it already, I'm waiting.

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