Meizu M5 Note Review

We have the Meizu M5 Note with us today, the company's latest 5.5-incher that pairs a not too shabby specs sheet with a rather aggressive pricing and seems like a great deal on paper. But how great of a device is it?
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13 Comments

1. xeroxchap

Posts: 68; Member since: Oct 11, 2016

Its a 130$ phone....Reviews are a joke on this site!

2. xeroxchap

Posts: 68; Member since: Oct 11, 2016

Also basing a review on just US based market is absurd... then y review it at all.. i dont get the point!

4. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

give it 5.5/10 and then recommending another phone with twice that price... nice logic :v pros&cons really short, and the whole article seems half-baked

3. deanylev

Posts: 234; Member since: Mar 11, 2014

What a f**king stupid review. You get all that for $130, yet it gets just over half of a perfect score because you don't like the interface, the display colours aren't great, and it's got limited LTE support in A MARKET IT WAS NEVER MADE FOR.

5. Todyo

Posts: 5; Member since: Jan 20, 2017

Nicely said deanylev! Its not made for US! The target of Meizu is China, Russia, Europe. Flyme OS is among the best interface for android out there. Meizu M back button is ages ahead of apple's home button. Stop making Meizu phone reviews! So inadequate!

6. zeppo

Posts: 200; Member since: Jul 21, 2015

every Meizu phone got an avg. score of 5 lol. They didn't bribe enough to iPhonearena

7. androidwindows

Posts: 216; Member since: Oct 04, 2014

I wish I could "like" this comment 100 times.

8. androidwindows

Posts: 216; Member since: Oct 04, 2014

It's a good phone. With its price tag, it deserves a 7.

9. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

yeah right... btw, this phone's big brother (Meizu M3 Max) get 7.6/10 on androidauthority which is more acceptable

10. Sidewinder

Posts: 515; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

"While its design is a bit mundane and fails to excite on any level".. You mean the iphones for the past 3 years right?

11. sleepypandaeyes

Posts: 407; Member since: Apr 12, 2015

I have always admired Meizu out of all the Chiense OEMs but am weary of issues such as lack of after sales care, potential spyware (BLU), quality control (my xiaomi note 2 was trash), new flagships refreshes every 6 months etc. Have noticed prices are gradually getting higher with each iteration (unless the phone is bought in/from china).

12. bvalde09

Posts: 191; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

I have test many Chinese phone coming from somebody who use the m3 note . The m5 note its an improvement over previous generation. Sure the UI takes time to get used to it but 5.5? Cmon the device should be at least an 8 in my standards.

13. salvo unregistered

Wow a really good review but have you seen the agm a2?
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