Monsters from Asia: the Meitu V4s is an edge in a round world

Monsters from Asia: the Meitu V4s is an edge in a round world
With smartphones in danger of becoming commoditized, it seems it's increasingly hard for manufacturers to stand out with their products. But that hasn't stopped phone makers from trying. Some bet on price, others on unique software features. Meitu—an obscure maker outside of China—is putting its money on distinctive design.

The Meitu V4s, the company's latest high-end, is unlike any other smartphone on the market right now. Alike to a rhombus in form, the V4s' most distinctive quality are its unique looks. But it's not just about the shape, as the materials in use here impress also: a mix between aluminum and calfskin leather lend a premium look (and feel, we'd wager) to the device.

On the inside, the Meitu V4s is none too shabby, either. We start off with a relatively compact, 5-inch AMOLED display with a pixel resolution of 1080 x 1920. Powering the screen is an octa-core, 2GHz MediaTek Helio X10 processor (the 64-bit MT6795), coupled with a PowerVR G6200 GPU and 3GB of LPDDR3 RAM. A whopping 128GB of internal storage comes standard, which is welcome seeing as how there's no microSD slot available with this one. Keeping the lights on is a 2,650 mAh Li-Po cell.

On the imaging front, we've got a 21-megapixel Sony Exmor RS IMX230 sensor helped by a Fujitsu imaging processor, along with dual-color LED flash and f/2.2 aperture lens. The large camera hump on the back is covered by a sapphire lens to prevent damage. The best part? This same camera is available up front for all your selfie needs, complete with a powerful flash.

So how much? This being a fashion-conscious, premium smartphone—and one endorsed by none other than the stunning Angelababy—it doesn't come cheap. The 'Standard' version with a non-leather back costs the equivalent of $530 in China, while the 'Elite' model carries a $668 price tag locally. Originality has a price, it seems.

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11 Comments

1. Barney_stinson

Posts: 672; Member since: May 30, 2016

That angelababy is ....you know!! ;)

3. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

I know her from chinese version "running man" (just watch some of it because of limited translation, lol) she looks better on TVshow/movies than that pict, lol

5. catze86

Posts: 731; Member since: Dec 07, 2015

I know this is not xHamster. But,Her name, please!

7. dimas

Posts: 3324; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

Your dick is controlling your brain. The name's stated, couldn't read properly can you?

8. Borrie69

Posts: 32; Member since: Jan 14, 2012

Angela Wing Yeung is her name.

9. catze86

Posts: 731; Member since: Dec 07, 2015

Oh, Thank You. I thought Angelababy is not her name. Pan chun chun more pretier, IMO.

6. dimas

Posts: 3324; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

This is not a pornsite buddy. Moving on.

10. catze86

Posts: 731; Member since: Dec 07, 2015

PA is a pornsite, buddy.

2. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

$530 for helio X10 on chinese phone? seriously? lol....

4. lpratas

Posts: 398; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

There they are with Meitu instead of Meizu. Meita.

11. WPX00

Posts: 511; Member since: Aug 15, 2015

Copying vertu with design it seems

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