Originally posted on Gigaom:
Meizu announced its latest flagship phone on Tuesday. Called the MX4, it’s a mid-range phone with some decidedly high-end components targeted at Asian phone buyers, although interested Americans can import the device from Meizu’s website as well as resellers on eBay. It will go up against Xiaomi’s Mi4 in the increasingly competitive Chinese mid-range handset market.
The Meizu MX4 will cost 1,800 Yuan ($292) and buyers will get a lot of bang for their buck: The skinny aluminum-bodied phone will come with a 5.36-inch 1920 x 1152 screen, an LTE modem, and a Sony Exmor RS 20-megapixel camera on the back. The camera used on the MX4 is the same 1/2.3-size module also used in Sony’s Experia Z1. Similar devices, like the Mi4, use a smaller Sony sensor that’s limited to 13-megapixels and can’t pull off nifty tricks like 100fps shooting.
Meizu decided to use an eight-core MediaTek processor in the MX4…
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