Meizu 16 launch confirmed for August by company founder

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Meizu’s 15th Anniversary phone just launched in April and we already have confirmation of the Meizu 16 series today. A conversation of Meizu founder Jack Wong (Huang Chang) with a fan turned out to be very interesting when the founder confirmed an August launch of the cutting-edge device. That said, the Meizu founder has previously also said that the Meizu 16 should be expected in August. Do note that the Meizu 16 Pro wasn’t literally a part of the discussion but taking cues from the previous iteration, there should definitely be a Pro variant.

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The Meizu 16 will be nothing short of a flagship as it will feature a Snapdragon 845. Again, this much is assured to us from Wong himself. This particular confirmation comes just a day after a massive leak from ITHome revealed all about the upcoming flagship.

Now, coming to leaks, the Meizu 16 and 16 Pro will feature 5.6-inch and 6.1-inch displays respectively. Also, recent design patents hinted at a notch-less OLED display. Below is a live image of the alleged device sourced from Weibo sporting the patented design. The design will be loaded with 3D Press and mEngine.

Also read: Meizu 16 and Meizu 16 Pro specifications and prices leaked online ahead of August launch

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As for batteries, the smaller one will host a 3,080mAh battery with a 24W charger and the Meizu16 Pro will house a 3,600mAh battery with 32W charging speeds and fast (10W) wireless charging. meizu 16

A reputed Chinese publication yesterday also revealed the variants and their prices. Moreover, the gathered info revealed a 12MP + 20MP rear camera. While the front camera is equipped with a 20MP lens for both variants. What do you guys think of the upcoming Meizu 16 smartphone? Drop us a line in the comments section below. 


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