Poll results: Motorola or Meizu, which one would you get?

Poll results: Motorola or Meizu, which one would you get?
Both Motorola and Meizu revealed a smashing trio of phones recently that, coincidentally, goes for affordable prices, and offers similar capabilities. The fresh phones from those two companies are shaping up to be probably the best value-for-money that the Android universe can currently offer, so we were curious to ask which brand would you pick. Granted, the Meizu devices are of a somewhat more dubious availability outside the vast prairies of China, compared to the established Motorola brand, but Meizu is constantly entering new markets, plus the point here is to choose a brand based on the looks and specs.

Let's take the Moto G 2015 for example - its 5" HD display and 13 MP/5 MP cameras are a perfect match for the Meizu M2 when it comes to specs, it's just that the M2 costs less than a Benjamin, while the Moto G 2015 hovers in the $200 realm. Moving on up, we pit the Meizu M2 Note against the Moto X Play - both sport 5.5" 1080p displays, but the camera on the back of Moto's phone is 20 MP, whereas M2 Note flaunts a 13 MP shooter. Granted, Meizu's phone is again a Benjamin cheaper - about $200 for the basic version, whereas the Moto X Play will start you off at about $300.

Here we arrive to the Moto X Style - if we don't count the 5.7" 1440p display, against the 5.5" 1080p one of the Meizu MX5, the rest of the specs are pretty comparable. The Meizu phone, however, is not much cheaper in comparison. Long story short, given the differences and similarities in the portfolio of those two companies in every category, we asked you which one would you pick - the more established Motorola brand that just rocked out some great and inexpensive additions to its lineup, or the even more affordable Meizu? As expected, the storied tradition of Motorola reaped nearly two thirds of the preferences, but the up-and-coming Meizu was appreciated by enough respondents to make its current stellar efforts in mobile worth it.

Motorola or Meizu, which one would you get?

Motorola
74.6%
Meizu
25.4%

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15 Comments

1. ZetZet

Posts: 22; Member since: Apr 21, 2015

Meizu m2 is 100-140$ phone. Moto g is 180 for 1gb version 220 for 2gb. Fair comparison.

2. legiloca

Posts: 1676; Member since: Nov 11, 2014

No surprises here, Motorola is more 'expensive' for a reason..

3. hmd74

Posts: 540; Member since: Jan 31, 2013

And what's that reason?

6. SaintMarks

Posts: 20; Member since: May 25, 2015

Legiloca never got the memo Motorola was acquired

7. legiloca

Posts: 1676; Member since: Nov 11, 2014

I did got the memo.. ain't living under a rock like you do

13. Martin_Cooper

Posts: 1774; Member since: Jul 30, 2013

LOCAL support and LOCAL warranty. Have fun emailing a company in China, sending a phone to China, waiting a phone repaired/new from China versus talking on the phone or even in person and getting your issues sorted out in just few days. If thats not worth paying 50-100$ more then thats fine but most people prefer local support and warranty.

16. legiloca

Posts: 1676; Member since: Nov 11, 2014

And Motorola always thinks of long term relationship, Motorola will always do their best to make the most out of your money by assuring u of quick updates, quality build and very friendly ecosystem

4. superkuiken

Posts: 168; Member since: Mar 24, 2013

Sorry, I enjoy my Android phone with an app tray.

5. ZetZet

Posts: 22; Member since: Apr 21, 2015

Nova launcher?

8. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

I'll get Meizu.

9. anleoflippy

Posts: 596; Member since: Jan 03, 2013

I'd go for the Meizu if I would like to try something new. Chinese manufacturers nowadays (not those crappy knock-offs) are starting to become big players.

10. jellmoo

Posts: 2599; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

At the end of the day, I really don't want to jump through hoops to get a device. I also want to know that I can get a device easily serviced if an issue does crop up. Right now Motorola offers the perfect combination of price, quality, and dependability that I'd be looking for.

12. tomn1ce

Posts: 247; Member since: Mar 12, 2012

The Moto G hands down. May cost a bit more but the device is backed up by a well known company if anything goes wrong they'll take care of it no questions asked and in a timely manner.

14. Martin_Cooper

Posts: 1774; Member since: Jul 30, 2013

Lenovo is brilliant. Keeps Moto doing what they like to and what they do best and just makes the phones cheaper even if that means less profit right now. Thats a winner decision that will pay off in few years.

15. zelase

Posts: 59; Member since: Apr 20, 2014

Moto x style and play both of them are too large!!

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