Update: Meizu Pro 6 release on April 13 with a price of RMB 2499, around $400.
Just two weeks ago, MediaTek announced and confirmed the release of Helio X20 MT6797 chip and the variant of Helio X25 MT6797T chip. On the release event, Meizu company also confirmed that their upcoming 2016 flagship Meizu Pro 6 will sport the deca-core processor and become the first MT6797T smartphone. The release event of Meizu Pro 6 has went away for a long time and now more and more images show this MT6797T phone’s specifications and features and even the news of Meizu Pro 6 price is rumored as RMB 2499, about $400 in US dollar.
From the Meizu Pro 6’ s price range, Meizu has positioned this MT6797T Helio X25 smartphone as a high-mid range smartphone. See the top deca-core smartphones with MT6797 chip. Besides the MT6797 Helio X25 deca-core specifications, what does Meizu Pro 6 offer to us?
Meizu Pro 6, which was mistaken by a Foxconn employee for the new Apple iPhone 7, has just gone through the GFXBench benchmark site. And the benchmarks image of Meizu Pro 6 on GFXBench indicates most of the specifications of Meizu Pro 6.
Meizu Pro 6 OS Specifications
Meizu Pro 6 is going to run Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS, just like most of the new released phones in the first quarter of 2016. And we believe that more and more upcoming 2016 new phones will run this version of Android OS.
Meizu Pro 6 Display Specifications
From the GFXBench benchmarks, The Meizu Pro 6 will feature a 4.6 inch FHD touch screen of 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution display supporting 5-points multi-touch. But the display and size specifications from GFXBench are not always accurate as real phone, so the Meizu Pro 6 size benchmark is not confirmed until its official launch.
Meizu Pro 6 CPU and GPU Specifications
Just as the CEO of Meizu leaked on Weibo, Meizu Pro 6 is going to sport the MediaTek MT6797T Helio X25 SoC, which is the first deca-core processor with up to 2.5GHz of clock speed, along with the ARM Mali-T880 GPU. According to the Helio X20 MT6797 and Helio X25 MT6797T benchmarks, the Helio X25 MT6797T has a slightly faster high performance cluster than the Helio X20 MT6797. Instead of a 2.3GHz clock speed on the Cortex-A72 cluster found on the Helio X20, the Helio X25 runs at 2.5GHz. In addition, the clock speed on the Mali-T880 MP4 GPU on the Helio X25 is 850MHz. That compares to 780MHz for the same GPU used on the Helio X20. And from the GFXBench image, we know that the GPU benchmark performance of Helio X25 is much better than old MediaTek SoCs.
Meizu Pro 6 performs well on Geekbench 3 for the CPU benchmark performance, the Single Core score of Meizu Pro 6 CPU benchmark is more than 2000 and the Multi Core score of Meizu Pro 6 CPU benchmark is more than 5300.
Meizu Pro 6 Storage Specifications
According to the GFXBench benchmarks image of Meizu Pro 6, the first MT6797T smartphone will have two editions based on the storage, one edition is 3GB of RAM and the other version is 4GB of RAM, but it is rumored that Meizu Pro 6 will pack a 6GB of RAM as Vivo Xplay 5 Elite. And an image from Geekbench shows that a model named “alps PRO 6” has a 3GB memory.
Meizu Pro 6 Camera Specifications
The rear-facing camera of Meizu Pro 6 weighs in at 20MP with LED flash, autofocus, touch focus, face detection and HDR function. Meizu Pro 6 has a 5MP front camera for selfies and video chats up to FHD.
Expected Full Specifications of Meizu Pro 6 from GSMArena
- Mediatek Helio X25 2.5 GHz dual-core Cortex-A72 & 2 GHz quad-core Cortex-A53 & 1.4 GHz quad-core Cortex-A53 with Mali-T880 MP4 GPU
- 5.7 inches Super AMOLED capacitive 2K touchscreen of 16M colors and 1440 x 2560 pixels with 515 ppi pixel density and Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection
- Two variants: 4GB of RAM + 64GB of ROM, and 6GB of RAM + 128GB of internal storage
- 21 MP, f/2.0, phase detection & laser autofocus, OIS, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
- 8MP front camera for selfie
- Android 6.0 Marshmallow
- Dual SIM dual stand-by, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE, NFC, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector USB port
- Non-removable Li-Ion battery, the volume of battery is not confirmed yet
From the full specifications of Meizu Pro 6 above, we know that there are some differences between the GFXbench and GSMArena. But it won’t be a long time to wait for the confirmation of Meizu Pro 6 specifications, as the second MT6797T smartphone – LeEco Le 2 is also leaked out with GFXbench and images.