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Meizu 16Xs announced with Snapdragon 675, triple rear cameras and an in-display fingerprint sensor

Chinese Meizu has announced the new Meizu 16Xs smartphone for the Chinese market. This mid-range smartphone comes with top-end specifications like an in-display fingerprint scanner, a Super AMOLED display and the best is its triple rear cameras. It comes with a SAMOLED display with an ultra-narrow bezel and 90.29% screen-to-body ratio and comes with a 48-megapixel rear camera with a Samsung ISOCELL Bright GM1 sensor.

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Meizu 16Xs specs

It has a plexiglass back and an in-display fingerprint scanner that can unlock the phone in 0.2 seconds. It is priced at 1698 yuan (around $245) for the 6GB RAM with 64GB internal storage and 1998 yuan (around $289) for the 6GB RAM + 128GB internal storage variant. The device is available for pre-orders starting today and will go on sale from June 10th in China. No details are available about its global rollout yet.

Meizu 16Xs
Meizu 16Xs

The company has also launched an EP2C Type-C headset that is priced at 129 yuan (around $18) and can be purchased with this phone for a special price of 99 yuan (around $14). It comes with Midnight Black, Blue, Coral Orange and Silk White colour options. The Meizu 16Xs features a 6.2-inch Full HD+ 18.6:9 Super AMOLED On-Cell display with 430nit brightness and 1080 × 2232 pixels resolution. It is powered by a 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 675 Mobile Platform with Adreno 612 GPU. It comes with 6GB of LPDDR4x RAM with 64GB or 128GB internal storage variants with Dual SIM support It runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) with Flyme OS 7 on top out of the box.

It has a triple rear camera with a 48-megapixel primary camera with LED flash, 1/2.25″ Samsung ISOCELL Bright GM1 sensor, 0.8um pixel size, f/1.7 aperture with PDAF, ring LED flash, an 8-megapixel 118.8° ultra-wide camera with f/2.2 aperture and finally a 5-megapixel camera with f/1.9 aperture. It also has a 16-megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.2 aperture and supports an in-display fingerprint sensor that can unlock the phone in 0.2 seconds. It has a 4000mAh battery with 18w fast charging and comes with connectivity options such as Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS, USB Type-C and USB Type-C audio. It measures 152×74.4×8.35mm and weighs 165 grams.