The MX3 is the latest flagship smartphone from Chinese manufacturer Meizu featuring an octa core processor and Android 4.2 OS. It is also the world’s first smartphone to sport a large 128GB internal storage. In size, it measures 139 x 71.9 x 9.1mm and weighs 143g. The Meizu MX3 features a 5.1-inch Full HD display with 16:9 aspect ratio (412ppi pixel density). It is powered by Samsung’s octa core Exynos 5410 chipset (with quad core 1.6GHz Cortex-A15 and quad core 1.2GHz Cortex A7 processor with a 3-core PowerVR SGX 544MP3 GPU) and 2GB RAM. For multimedia, the MX3 packs an 8 Mega Pixel rear camera with auto-focus and a 2 Mega Pixel front facing camera for video calls. For connectivity, it supports Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS/GPS-A, micro-USB, NFC technology and HSDPA mobile connections. The MX3 comes pre-installed with Flyme 3.0 OS which is based on Google’s Android 4.2. In addition to that it comes with a non-removable 2400mAh battery that gives talk time of up to 14 hours on 3G mobile connections. The MX3 is now available to purchase in China and comes in four different variants depending on the on board storage – 16GB or 32GB or 64GB or 128GB. The prices start from ¥3,999 ($656) for an unlocked version. The Meizu MX3 will get an official US launch at CES 2014 in few weeks time. According to Meizu’s press release, “As the first step in a long-term strategy to pursue the U.S. market, MEIZU will preview its line of smartphones at CES 2014 Booth LVH#51001. Combining the elegance and functionality of today’s smartphones with consumer-friendly pricing, MEIZU believes there’s room in the U.S. market for another player”. Stay tuned for more updates.
Update : Meizu MX3 Ubuntu Demo