Meizu 17 series with SD 865 is official, features top of the line specs!

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Smartphone manufacturer Meizu has made two of its latest flagships official recently. The Meizu 17 and 17 Pro are successors to the popular Meizu 16s. These phones are powered by the new Snapdragon 865 SoC and house Sony’s latest sensor, the IMX686. Spec-wise, these two phones are nearly identical. The only difference is that the Pro model has better auxiliary cameras, faster RAM, wireless charging, and the fact that the Meizu 17 Pro comes with a Ceramic back. Likewise, both the Meizu 17 Pro and 17 are also the first 5G entries in the company’s lineup. Let’s learn more about the Meizu 17 series along with its price and availability in Nepal right here.

Meizu 17 Pro Overview:

The Meizu 17 Pro has a 6.6- inch Super AMOLED display with a 90 Hz refresh rate, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, and HDR 10+ compliance. The display houses a punch-hole cutout for the 20MP selfie camera.

Talking of cameras, there is a 64MP primary SonyIMX686 sensor, an 8MP Telephoto module that supports 3x lossless zoom, a 32MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and a final Samsung S5K3 3D TOF camera useful to capture depth data and AR content.

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Under the hood, the phone is powered by the Snapdragon 865 chipset backed by 8 or 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM. For storage, you get two options, 128GB and 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage.

As for the battery, you get a 4,500 mAh unit that comes bearing support for 30- Watt fast wired charging and 27- watt wireless charging.

Meizu 17 Pro Specifications:

  • Body:  160.0 x 77.2 x 8.5 mm; 217 gm
  • Display: 6.67-inches AMOLED panel;  19.5:9 aspect ratio, 90Hz refresh rate, 100% DCI-P3 Wide Color Gamut
  • Resolution: FHD+ (2340 x 1080 pixels)
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
  • GPU: Adreno 640
  • RAM: 12GB LPDDR5
  • Storage: 128GB, 256GB UFS 3.1
  • Software & UI: Android 10.0 with FlymeOS
  • Rear Camera: Quad-camera;
    – 64MP, f/1.8 wide-angle Sony IMX 686
    – 8MP, f/2.4 Telephoto sensor with 3X optical zoom
    – 32MP, f/2.2 129° Sony IMX616 ultra-wide lens
    – 3D ToF
  • Front Camera: 20MP, f/2.0
  • Security: In-display fingerprint scanner
  • Speakers: Dual ultra-linear speakers
  • Connectivity: 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Nano-SIM slot, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ ax, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS/GLONASS/BDS/Galileo, NFC, USB Type-C
  • Battery: 4,500 mAh; 30W wired fast charging, 27 Watt wireless charging

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Meizu 17 Overview:

Meizu 17 is a slightly lower spec version of the Meizu 17 pro. As mentioned earlier, there are very fewer differences between the Meizu 17 pro and 17. This one too has a 6.6- inch AMOLED screen with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 90Hz refresh rate along with 180Hz Touch Sampling rate.

The selfie shooter is the same 20MP here but the rear cameras are different, slightly. There is the same 64MP IMX 686 sensor as the primary camera. Then there is a 12MP depth of field lens alongside an 8MP ultra-wide snapper and a 5MP macro lens.

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Battery- wise, it’s the same 4,500 capacity in the Meizu 17 as well. But you don’t get the 27- Watt wireless charging, there is only 30Watt Fast wired charging.

Under the hood, you get the same internals, the Snapdragon 865 and Adreno 640 GPU. However, you have only one 8GB LPDDR4X RAM variant here. Like its pro version, you can get either 128/256GB of internal storage.

Meizu 17 Pro Specifications:

  • Body:  160.0 x 77.2 x 8.5 mm; 199 gm
  • Display: 6.67-inches AMOLED panel;  19.5:9 aspect ratio, 90Hz refresh rate, 100% DCI-P3 Wide Color Gamut
  • Resolution: FHD+ (2340 x 1080 pixels)
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
  • GPU: Adreno 640
  • RAM: 8GB LPDDR4X
  • Storage: 128GB, 256GB UFS 3.1
  • Software & UI: Android 10.0 with FlymeOS
  • Rear Camera: Quad-camera;
    – 64MP, f/1.8 Sony IMX 686
    – 12MP, f/1.9 depth of field lens
    – 8MP, f/2.2 ultra-wide lens
    – 5MP f/1.9 Macro camera
  • Front Camera: 20MP, f/2.0
  • Security: In-display fingerprint scanner
  • Speakers: Dual ultra-linear speakers
  • Connectivity: 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Nano-SIM slot, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ ax, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS/GLONASS/BDS/Galileo, NFC, USB Type-C
  • Battery: 4,500 mAh; 30W wired fast charging

Meizu 17, Meizu 17 Pro Price and Availability

The Meizu 17 pro and Meizu 17 are up for pre-order in China. Both Meizu 17 and Meizu 17 Pro are comparable to Mi 10’s price and are expected to launch in Europe and other parts of the world including Nepal in a few month’s time.

Model Name Price in Nepal (converted)
Meizu 17 (8+128GB) $525 (~Rs. 62,500)
Meizu 17 (8+256GB) $565 (~Rs. 68,500)
Meizu 17 Pro (8+128GB) $605 (Rs. 73,000)
Meizu 17 Pro (12+256GB) $665 (Rs. 80,500)