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Following the launch of its vanilla version back in April this year, the Chinese phone maker has finally unveil the Meizu 16s Pro today.

Meizu 16s Pro

Overall, the The Meizu 16s Pro is an incremental update to the Meizu 16s which was released back in April. The main differences come under the hood with the Snapdragon 855+ chipset and around the back with the new triple camera setup.

At the front, we have the same 6.2-inch FHD+ AMOLED panel which now features a 160Hz touch sampling rate and the same sleek symmetrical top and bottom bezels from the 16s. Meizu claims they improved the in-display fingerprint sensor which is now capable of unlocking the phone in 0.15 seconds. The selfie cam features a 20MP F/2.0 sensor just like the 16s.

Around the back we now have a third 16 MP F/2.2 ultrawide lens to go alongside the primary 48MP F/1.7 optically stabilized Sony IMX 586 and the 20MP F/2.6 telephoto shooter. The new 16MP sensor is surrounded by an LED ring flash. The phone is capable of recording 4K at 60fps and comes with smart night scene optimizations as well as portrait mode, HDR and scene recognition capabilities.

Meizu 16s Pro
Meizu 16s Pro

The Pro version is powered by the new Snapdragon 855+ SoC paired with 6 or 8 GB RAM and up to 256 GB UFS 3.0 storage. The battery features the same 3,600 mAh capacity as the 16s with support for 24W fast charging.

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New Flyme OS

On the software side we have Meizu’s new Flyme 8 OS based on Android 9 Pie. The latest iteration of Meizu’s custom skin is a more polished and simplified version of its previous offerings with a flatter design and more rounded icons. There’s new live wallpapers, ringtones, and system sounds.

Other additions include One Mind 3.5 system optimizer, Game Mode 4.0 and the new AR emojis and Aicy voice assistant.

Meizu 16s Pro Specifications

Network Properties

  • 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA
  • 3G bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G bands: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
  • Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat18 1200/150 Mbps

Launch

  • Announced: August, 2019
  • Status: Availability, August 31, 2019

Design

  • Dimensions: 151.9 x 73.4 x 7.7 mm (5.98 x 2.89 x 0.30 in)
  • Weight: 166 g (5.86 oz)
  • Colours: Twilight Forest, Dream Unicorn, Black Mirror, White story
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
meizu 16s pro in colours
Meizu 16s Pro in Colours

Display

  • Type: Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size: 6.2 inches, 95.8 cm2 (~85.9% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 1080 x 2232 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~403 ppi density)
  • 160 Hz
  • DCI-P3 96%

Operating System

  • Android 9.0 (Pie); Flyme 8

Hardware

  • Chipset: Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855+ (7 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (1×2.96 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4×1.78 GHz Kryo 485)
  • GPU: Adreno 640 (700 MHz)
  • Storage: 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM
  • Card slot: No

Cameras

  • Main Camera: Triple
    • 48 MP, f/1.7, (wide), 1/2″, 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS
    • 20MP, f/2.6, (telephoto), 1/2.8″, 1.0µm, PDAF
    • 16 MP, f/2.2, 16mm (ultrawide), 1/3.6″, 1.0µm
  • Features: Six-LED dual-tone flash, Auto-HDR, panorama
  • Video: [email protected]/60fps, [email protected] (gyro-EIS)
  • Selfie Camera: Single – 20MP, f/2.2
  • Features: HDR
  • Video: [email protected]
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meizu 16s pro rear camera

Multimedia

  • FM Radio: No
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Audio 3.5mm jack: No
  • Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Connectivity

  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 а/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE
  • GPS: Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
  • NFC: Yes
  • USB: 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector

Other Features

  • Sensors: Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Battery

  • Battery Type & Capacity: Non-removable Li-Po 3600 mAh battery
  • Charging: Fast battery charging 24W mCharge

Meizu 16s Pro Price and Availability

The Meizu 16s Pro price tag areas follows;

  • CNY 2,699 ($376) for the 6GB RAM and 128GB storage version
  • CNY 2,999 ($418) for the 8GB RAM and 128GB storage version
  • CNY 3,299 ($460) for the 8GB RAM and 256GB storage version

The device is already up for pre-order and will be available for purchase starting August 31.

Disclaimer: While we take the pains to ensure accuracy, we can not guarantee that the specs and information on this page about the Meizu 16s Pro are 100% correct. If you think that any information for the current phone is wrong or missing, please contact us.

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