Первый обзор Meizu 16th 6/64GB

The last flagship of the Meizu company was a commercial failure. Remember at least the model Pro 7, after the failure of which there were personnel reshuffles in the company. Leaving the setbacks in the past, to its 15 anniversary Meizu prepared two new flagship smartphone Meizu 15 and Meizu 15 Plus, which were successful for the company. Developing its success, the Chinese company introduced a new generation of successful flagships - Meizu 16 and Meizu 16 Plus. Today we got to review Meizu 16 th, we'll talk more about it. If you are interested in the version of Plus, this review is also recommended for reading, because between each new items differ only in screen diagonal and battery capacity.

Характеристики Meizu 16 th

  • Size: 73.2 x 150.5 x 7.3 mm;
  • Weight: 152;
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 (4x 2.8 GHz Kryo 385, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 385);
  • Graphics processor: Qualcomm Adreno 630, 710 MHz;
  • RAM: 6 GB, 8 GB, 1866 MHz;
  • Built-in memory: 64 GB, 128 GB;
  • Screen: 6 inches, Super AMOLED, 1080 x 2160 pixels, 24 bits;
  • Battery: 3010 mAh, Li-Ion (Li-ion);
  • Operating system: FlyMe (Android 8.0 Oreo);
  • Camera: 4032 x 3024 pixels, 3840 x 2160 pixels, 30 frames / sec;
  • SIM-card: Nano-SIM;
  • WiFi: a, b, g, n, n 5GHz, ac, Dual band, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct;
  • USB: 2.0, USB Type-C;
  • Bluetooth: 5,0;
  • Navigation: GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou;

Design

Delivers Meizu 16 th in a black stylish cardboard box, on the front side of which flaunts a huge figure 16 and the name of the company.

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Taking the smartphone in your hands, you immediately feel a smooth body and light weight, which is 153 for a thickness of 7,3 mm.

It also attracts a larger screen with an aspect ratio of 18: 9, FHD + resolution, occupying almost 85% of the front panel area. Separate praise deserves the lack of a cutout at the top of the screen, which received an overwhelming majority of new products this year.

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So, the side frames are equal to 0,93 mm, and the top and bottom are almost identical and equal to 7 mm.

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The back panel is glass, curved around the edges, made with special technology and in appearance, and on the tactile sensations resembles ceramics.

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Again, praise deserves the location of a dual camera and flash, performed in the familiar Meizu style, and not copying Apple's decisions like some (deep sigh of disappointment).

Xiaomi, I'm ashamed of you, where is your personality ?!

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The side frame is made of aluminum, polished and has the same smoothness as glass.

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At the bottom there are two speakers (the second is hidden), a connector for charging USB Type-C, a talking microphone and an 3,5-mm headphone jack, as well as antennas for receiving / transmitting the signal.

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The second microphone for operation of noise cancellation is located at the top of the device.

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In general, the external appearance of the smartphone is very positive, it is nice to hold in your hand and it's not a shame to get among iPhones X owners, exclamations like "uuuuu again copied our design" will not be accurate.

Owner Xiaomi Mi8 again sighed bitterly

Thanks to the size of 150,5 × 73,2 × 7,3 mm and the light weight in 152 g in the hand, the smartphone is comfortable.

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The fingerprint reader is built into the display (more precisely, located below it). Meizu 16 th uses an optical fingerprint reader that senses the reflection of light from the surface of the finger. The scanner fires at a specific place on the screen.

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Entering a fingerprint is the same as on most other smartphones with a conventional scanner - nothing complicated.

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Unlocking is a pleasure.

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Performance

Meizu 16 th is equipped with the most powerful Snapdragon 845 processor with an additional cooling system. The younger version has 6 GB of RAM, the older version has 8 GB, which was tested.

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And did you know that during the last 15 years since the brand was created in Meizu, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 series processor was used.

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Test Meizu 16 in AnTuTu

According to the test results in the most popular "test", the gadget typed 290 050 points, ranking 2 in the rating of the most productive smartphones on the android, behind only Xiaomi Blask Shark.

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Test Meizu 16 in GeekBench

In this benchmarking, the smartphone types 2 413 balls in a single-core test, 8 balls in the multi-core test.

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Test Meizu 16th in GFXBench

Test results are available

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Test Meizu 16th in Androbench

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Camera test and sample photos Meizu 16th

The main camera of the novelty is equipped with sensors Sony IMX380 and IMX350, shooting with the resolution of 12 MP and 20 MP. So curious that the review's hero is equipped with the same sensor as the Huawei P20, located at the top of the list of smartphones with an excellent camera from DxOMark. The Meizu 16th camera has the following characteristics:

  • Summary:
  • Sensor model: Sony IMX380 Exmor RS;
  • Aperture: f / 1.8;
  • Flash Type: LED;
  • Image resolution: 12 MP (4032 x 3024 pixels);
  • Video resolution: 8 MP (3840 x 2160 pixels;
  • Sensor size: 1 / 2,3 in.;
  • Pixel size: 1,55 μm;
  • Image stabilization: yes, optical;
  • More:
  • Sensor model: Sony IMX350;
  • Aperture: f / 2.6 (telephoto lens);
  • Image resolution: 20 MP;
  • Sensor size: 1 / 2,8 in.;
  • The pixel size is: 1,0 μm.

On the convenience of shooting - you can shoot with one hand, but it's not very convenient and the risk that the smart will slip is very large

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The quality of the photo you can determine yourself. . .

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How do you like the photo? Write in the comments to the post.

I liked the right color rendering, high detail (you can enlarge the photo by clicking on it), realistic bokeh effect, high detail when using optical zoom.

Let's see how the gadget cope with the night shooting:

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How are you? I was very impressed that when you shoot the lights, the background is excellent, it's amazing! In general, the high detail and faithful BB remain.

The SELFI camera has a Sony IMX376 Exmor RS sensor, an 1 / 2,78 sensor size, an 1 micron pixel size, a f / 2.0 lens, and 20 5120 resolution (3840 x XNUMX pixels). And here are examples of Selfie:

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Autonomy of work

Meizu 16th is equipped with a battery on 3000 mAh (Meizu 16 Plus version has a battery capacity of 3600 mAh) with support for fast charging. Given the relatively low capacity and a powerful processor, you do not have to wait for a long battery life, but let's check it in practice.

View on-line video

The video was viewed on-line with 1080P resolution with 47% battery capacity. At the end of the hour, 29% of the battery remained (consumption was 18%).

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Accordingly, the smartphone is able to work when watching on-line video about 6 hours.

Игры

To test the battery consumption in games, the popular PUBG Mobile shooter was used. The game was started with 63% battery capacity, after 30 minutes of play the capacity was 49%.

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Accordingly, a fully charged smartphone will last about 4 hours.

Charging speed

Meizu 16 was connected to a network with a standard memory starting from 0%. To fully charge it took 99 minutes, which is fast enough and is a good result.

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Conclusion

Review Meizu 16th showed that the gadget has an excellent design, a huge quality screen with a high screen / casing ratio, a powerful iron, an excellent camera, a fingerprint scanner under the display and a competitive price.

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Thus, Meizu turned out an excellent flagship smartphone, not inferior to more famous brands. And no matter how bitter it was to realize, he surpassed Xiaomi Mi 8.

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