Meizu successfully launched its new Android flagship smartphone with the Meizu 21 at its launch event in China today. The device comes with the new Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset, 200MP main camera and 80W fast charging as the successor to last year’s Meizu 20.
The Meizu 21 features a 6.55-inch AMOLED display with FHD+ resolution and a 120Hz refresh rate. The panel has a symmetrical 1.74mm side and top bezels and puts out a maximum brightness of up to 1,100 nits in auto mode. Meizu is offering the phone in black, purple, green and white colors with the latter also getting color-matched white screen bezels, something you don’t see very often.
Meizu 21 display specifications
In the year Being a flagship phone launched in late 2023 means the Meizu 2023 will get the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chip and will be paired with up to 12GB of RAM and 512GB of storage. The back retains the metal camera rings design from the Meizu 20, but we now get a 200MP main camera from Samsung’s ISOCELL HP3 – a 1/1.4-inch large sensor with f/1.69 aperture and OIS.
Meizu 21 cameras and RGB lighting
The second notch is for a 13MP ultra-wide lens, while the third accommodates a 5MP portrait camera. You’ll also notice an RGB ring flash that switches to display a predetermined color or pattern for notifications. The Meizu 21 is also IP54 rated and packs a 4,800 mAh battery with 80W fast charging.
The Meizu 21 also launches FlymeOS 10.5 based on Android 13 and supports Flyme Auto – an in-car infotainment system compatible with Meizu’s parent company Geely’s Lynk & Co 08 Electric SUV, which will be the first vehicle to support FlymeAuto. Speaking of electric vehicles, Meizu has announced plans to launch the Meizu DreamCar MX vehicle in Q1 2024.
Meizu 21 price in China starts at CNY 3,399 ($480) For 8/256 GB trim and goes up CNY 3,999 ($565) For 12/512GB. Meizu has confirmed that it will offer an extended 36-month warranty on all Meizu 21 phones. Open sales begin on December 5.
source (In Chinese)