Just a few months after launching a $92 smartphone with a 64-bit, octa-core processor and a 5 inch HD display, Chinese phone maker Meizu has unveiled a slightly better model with a slightly higher prices.

The new Meizu M3S looks a lot like the Meizu M3, but the updated model has a fingerprint scanner and a larger battery.


The phone features an all-metal chassis and comes in gold, silver, grey, or pink colors. Prices are expected to start at 699 Yuan ($106) for a model with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage. There’s also a model with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage which is expected to sell for 899 Yuan ($136).

Each model has a 5 inch, 1280 x 720 pixel display, a MediaTek MT6750 octa-core ARM Cortex-A53 processor with Mali-T860 graphics, a 13MP rear camera, 5MP front camera, 802.11b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, and 4G LTE support.

The Meizu M3S runs Android 5.1 Lollipop software with Meizu’s Flyme OS user interface, and the phone features a 3,020 mAh battery.

There are two nano SIM card slots, although you can also use one as a microSD card reader.

Like most Meizu smartphones, the M3S will be available exclusively in China at launch, although it may make its way to other markets in the future.

via Phone Radar

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