Meizu has unveiled it’s next-generation’s Meizu 18s flagship series smartphones during a high profile launch event held in the Chinese market today. As expected, the new Meizu 18s and 18s Pro duo bring along some pretty neat upgrades over it’s predecessors, including an upgraded chipset and battery capacity – among others.
Right off the bat, both the Meizu 18s and 18s Pro sport a vibrant AMOLED display which measures 6.2” and 6.7” respectively. The front display offers an ultra-sharp QHD+ screen resolution, smooth 120Hz refresh rate, 5,000,000:1 contrast ratio, as well as an impressive 1,300 nits peak brightness.
In the camera department, the vanilla Meizu 18s features a triple-cam setup that comprises of a 64 megapixels main camera, 16 megapixels ultra-wide unit, as well as an 8 megapixels telephoto lens. This will be rounded out by a 20 megapixels selfie camera upfront.
As for the higher-end Meizu 18s Pro, it boasts a beefed up quad-camera system which is lead by a 50 megapixels Samsung GN1 main camera alongside a 32 megapixels ultra-wide lens, 8 megapixels telephoto lens, as well as a 0.3MP ToF sensor for depth information. On top of that, it also has a higher-res 44MP front-facing camera as well.
Under the hood, both devices are powered by the latest Snapdragon 888+ chipset which will be paired with up to 12GB LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB UFS 3.1 flash storage in the memory department.
To keep the phone running through the day, the Meizu 18s and 18s Pro are equipped with a 4,000mAh and 4,500mAh battery respectively. The vanilla model comes with 36W fast-charging support, while the ”Pro” model settles with a slightly faster 40W charging solution.
For those who’re interested, the Meizu 18s carries a starting price of 3,699 Yuan (US$571) for it’s 8GB+128GB base model, while the Meizu 18s Pro’s pricing starts from 4,599 Yuan (US$711) for the 8GB+128GB variant.