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Meizu MX4 Pro Launched In The Philippines, We Go Hands On!

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Novo7 Tech, the exclusive distributor of Meizu and THL smartphones in the Philippines has formally introduced the Meizu MX4 Pro in the country. Launched in October, the Meizu MX4 Pro is the bigger brother of the flagship Meizu MX4.

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Novo7 Tech Executive Adrian Lim presents the Meizu MX4 Pro (right) along side the Meizu MX4 (left) to the media and bloggers.

Meizu MX4 Pro:

  • Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5430 processor (2GHz Quad Core Cortex A15 and 1.5GHz Quad Core Cortex A7)
  • Mali T268 graphics
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB internal memory
  • 5.5-inch Quad HD Sharp IPS LCD display (2530 x 1536 pixels) 546 ppi
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Retina Sound Hi-Fi (High Fidelity) audio
  • 20.7 megapixel rear facing Sony IMX 220 camera with autofocus and LED flash
  • 5 megapixel front facing OmniVision camera with wide angle lens
  • LTE, HSPA+, WiFi, WiFi hotspot, Bluetooth
  • GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, QZSS, Beidou
  • 3,350 mAh battery
  • Android 4.4 Kitkat with Flyme 4.0 UI
  • SRP: P20,990

The Meizu MX4 Pro has 16, 32 and 64GB variants but Novo7 Tech only brought only the 32GB variant. Novo7 Tech happily announced that they will also bring the colorful Meizu M1 Note hopefully by the end of the month.

MEIZU MX4 PRO HANDS ON

Of course we got some precious time with the Meizu MX4 Pro. Just its little brother, the MX4, it is one beautiful smartphone. It resembles a lot like the old Apple iPhone 3Gs by just simply looking at it front and back. Although made of aircraft grade aluminum body, to our surprise, it feels very light and enjoyable to hold.

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During the launch, Novo7 Tech Executive Adrian Lim gave a free demo on the phone’s key features. Both the 20.7 rear Sony camera and 5 megapixel front OmniVision camera worked very fine. Photos were very detailed, sharp and vivid. He also showed how strong the aircraft grade aluminum chassis of the MX4 Pro by trying to bend it with his strong grip.

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The display was jaw dropping gorgeous. It sports a 5.5-inch Quad HD IPS display with a resolution of 1536 x 2560. Viewing angles are great but since we were inside Gateway Mall, we were not able to see its  display under direct sunlight. Perfomance is also superb with no lags or stutter during our time with the unit. We were able to download the Antutu app and got a score of 45,784.

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As for the battery life, it has a big 3,350 mAh battery which Novo7 Tech claims it would last you a day and half if you use the phone for just calling and texting. But if you are a heavy user like LTE on all the time, play games, surf the internet, watch You Tube videos, Novo7 Tech said it lasted 10 hours which is not bad at all.

Overall, it is a smartphone that deserves to be on your watch list if ever you are looking for a large smartphone. Specs and performance is at par with the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 with almost half the price. If we’re not mistaken, the Note 4 costs around P37,000 if you are going to buy on a Samsung store. The MX4 Pro costs only P20,990 so for us, it is indeed a bang for the buck.

If you already own one, please do share your experience with us. Got questions? Tweet and follow @filipinotechie and @immarkmarcelo on Twitter and Instagram.