$161 unlocked/off contract for octa-core processor, 1080p 5.5" HD, 2GB RAM smartphone

Discussion in 'Alternatives to iOS and iOS Devices' started by EbookReader, Dec 30, 2014.

  1. EbookReader macrumors 65816

    Apr 3, 2012
    The M1 Note was pre-ordered over 4 million times via Jingdong Mall alone, which is truly commendable for Meizu, especially if we consider the pre-orders were open for only about a week. Meizu M1 Note features a 5.5-inch 1080p (1920 x 1080) display along with 2GB of RAM for all your multitasking needs and 16 or 32GB of non-expandable internal storage. MediaTek’s MT6752 SoC, a 64-bit octa-core processor clocked at 1.7GHz is powering on this handset along with Mali-T760 GPU for graphics processing. 13 and 5-megapixel cameras are available on this device on the back and front side of the phone, respectively. Android 4.4 KitKat ships with this device with Meizu’s very own Flyme 4 OS on top of it. 3,410mAh battery comes with the device and this handset offers dual-SIM, dual standby option for those of you who like to use two SIM cards in your devices. 4G LTE and dual-band Wi-Fi connectivity are also available in this handset for fast internet connectivity.


    5.5-inch 1080p IGZO display, 403 PPI
    MediaTek octo-core MT6752 (8x 1.7GHz Cortex-A53 and Mali T760 MP2 GPU)
    2GB of RAM
    16GB / 32GB internal memory
    13 megapixel f/2.2 rear camera, 5 megapixel f/2.0 front camera
    3,140 mAh battery
    Flyme 4.1 OS (Android 4.4.4 KitKat)
    FDD-LTE radio (TD-LTE also supported for the China versions)

  2. mojolicious macrumors 68000


    Mar 18, 2014
    Sarf London
  3. Dontazemebro macrumors 68020


    Jul 23, 2010
    I dunno, somewhere in West Texas
    Yep, Meizu really has no shame. It even comes intact with the ridiculous bezels as well.
  4. jamezr macrumors G4


    Aug 7, 2011

    Ha ha I was just about to write that!!
  5. MRU, Dec 31, 2014
    Last edited: Dec 31, 2014

    MRU Suspended


    Aug 23, 2005
    $161 unlocked/off contract for octa-core processor, 1080p 5.5" HD, 2GB RAM sm...

    Even the sim eject tool has Apple's iCloud logo ! Still if I could ever but one at the mythical price of $161 (they never end up costing anything like that for us to actually buy - it will be closer to $300-350 & possibly more after taxes / duties / shipping ) I would be tempted, but the chances are a fine thing. Add the lack of global bands in many of the Chinese handsets and even if this wasn't an issue, the software that still never fully translates to English (there are always lingering remnants) and lack of official PlayStore out of the box, it is a device that will have no real bearing on the western market or is intended to...

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