Meizu V8 and V8 Pro Specification, Features, Price and Availability

The Meizu V8 is an entry-level smartphone that will be hitting the market with a 5.7 inch screen. There is also a second flavour – The Meizu V8 Pro. Both phones are already available for pre-order, read on as you get to see their prices and availability as well as features and full specifications.

Meizu V8 and V8 Pro Specification, Features, Price and Availability

Both the Meizu V8 and V8 Pro came with a 720 x 1440 pixel screen that promises 1,000:1 contrast ratio and a brightness of 450 units. Both batteries are also almost the same – 3200mAh for the regular and 3100mAh for the pro version. The real difference can be seen in the build material, memory, chipset, and camera.

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The Meizu V8 Pro is made of metal, and it sports a MediaTek Helio P22 chipset (octa core A53 CPU) paired with a 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. At the rear, you will find a 12MP + 5Mp camera setup (with f/2.2 apertures and bokeh mode). The selfie camera is a 5MP f/1.9 shooter with Face Unlock.

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The Meizu V8 on the other hand, has a polycarbonate body, and a MediaTek MT6739 chipset (quad core A53 CPU) paired with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage. Its main camera is a 13MP sensor and f/2.2 lens, while the selfie camera is the same 5MP f/1.9 module. The selfie camera offers same face unlock functionality too. You can as well make use of the fingerprint reader that is on the back of both phones.

Meizu V8 Specification

NETWORK

Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA – China
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 – China
4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) – China
Speed HSPA 42.2/11.5 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes

 

LAUNCH

Announced 2018, September
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2018, September 26th

 

BODY

Dimensions 147.5 x 72.7 x 8.1 mm (5.81 x 2.86 x 0.32 in)
Weight 159 g (5.61 oz)
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

 

DISPLAY

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches, 83.8 cm2 (~78.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~282 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes
  – Flyme UI

 

PLATFORM

OS Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22
CPU Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU PowerVR GE8320

 

MEMORY

Card slot microSD, up to 128 GB
Internal 64 GB, 4 GB RAM

 

MAIN CAMERA

Dual 12 MP, f/2.2, AF
5 MP, f/2.2
Features Dual-LED dual-tone flash, panorama
Video 1080p@30fps

 

SELFIE CAMERA

Single 5 MP, f/1.9
Video

 

SOUND

Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
  – Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

 

COMMS

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Radio No
USB microUSB 2.0

 

FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5
  – MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
– MP4/H.264 player
– Document editor
– Photo/video editor

 

BATTERY

  Non-removable Li-Ion 3100 mAh battery

 

MISC

Colours Black, Gold
Price About 150 EUR

Meizu V8 and V8 Pro Prices and Availability

The Meizu V8 price goes for CNY800 in China, $115 in the United States of America, and €100 in Europe. The V8 Pro price goes for CNY1,100 in China, $160 in the United States of America, and €140 in Europe.

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Both phones will be shipped out on September 26, 2018 and made available on Meizu.com, as well as Tmall, Suning, and JD.

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