Chinese phone maker Meizu’s latest budget model has a 5.2 inch, 720p display, an octa-core 64-bit processor, and a fingerprint reader that the company says can recognize a print in 1/5th of a second.

But the most noteworthy thing about the Meizu M5 is probably its price tag.

The phone has a starting price of 699 yuan, or roughly $103. Like most Meizu phones, though, it’ll be available exclusively in China at launch, although it could expand to other markets in the future.


The entry-level model has 2GB of RAM and 16GB of stoage. There’s also an 899 yuan ($133) model with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of stoage.

The phone has a 3,070 mAh battery, support for either dual SIM cards or a single SIM and a microSd card, a 13MP rear camera, and a 5MP front camera.

Meizu’s M5 has a 5.2 inch, 1280 x 720 pixel display and it’s powered by a 1.5 GHz MediaTek MT6750 processor, which is an 8-core, ARM Cortex-A53 chip with ARM Mali-T860MP2 graphics.

via GizmoChina and GSM Arena

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