Meizu M1 Note Philippines Price Starts at Php 7,990, Release Date is March 10, 2015

Meizu M1 Note - the Chinese electronics company's 2015 entry-level powerhouse phablet - is already slated for release in the Philippines tomorrow, March 10, 2015, and will up for purchase at all Novo7Tech in Mega Manila (starting at 5PM on that day).

Meizu M1 Note Philippines

Novo7Tech is the official - and currently, exclusive - distributor of Meizu smartphones in the Philippines. The company also exclusively distributes THL and Zopo handsets nationwide.

Meizu M1 Note

As earlier featured on TechPinas, Meizu M1 Note represents the very best of what the Beijing-based company has to offer in the entry-level price echelon for the first half of 2015.

Meizu M1 Note

Quoting an ealier post, "Combining the youthful design identity and vibrant hues of the Apple iPhone 5C with the massive screen size of Apple iPhone 6 Plus, Meizu M1 Note is Dual SIM Dual Standby LTE-enabled phablet that's made for budget-conscious consumers who want nothing but the very best that their hard-earned money can possibly get."

Meizu M1 Note

Priced at only Php 7,990 (for the white variant and Php 8,699 for all other colors), the device is equipped with a 5.5 inch Full HD power-efficient IGZO display (quality should be more or less similar to regular IPS) underneath scratch-resistant Gorilla Glass 3 touchscreen, a 13 MegaPixel autofocus camera with Dual Tone LED flash, 5 MegaPixel wide-angle front cam for selfies, a Full HD video recorder, and a sizable 3,140 mAh battery pack.

Meizu M1 Note

Meizu M1 Note looks great on the outside but it's just as amazing inside. The device runs Android 4.4.4 KitKat based Flyme OS 4.1 with its Octa Core 1.7 GHz MediaTek MT6752 chipset that incorporates eight ARM Cortex A53 CPUs and a Mali-T760 GPU, handles multitasking with 2 GB of RAM, and has 16GB of internal storage.

Meizu M1 Note

Mark of TP: "Meizu MX4 is a 2014 TechPinas Badge of Excellence Awardee so it's hard for me not to be excited about this amazing phablet as it dons features reminiscent of best-selling flagship release. But what I'm most thrilled about is Meizu M1 Note's very affordable price tag -- making it more accessible to a lot of consumers, including students and yuppies who aren't quite ready yet to spend more than Php 10,000 on a great smartphone."

TechPinas Smartphone Technical Specs Table (TSTST)
Name Meizu M1 Note Philippines
Type Slate Form Factor (Full Touchscreen)
Price Category Entry Level
Dimensions150.7 x 75.2 x 8.9 mm
Weight 145 grams
Available Colors Blue, Yellow, Green, White, Pink
Operating System Android 4.4.4 KitKat with Flyme OS 4.1
Display 5.5 inches (~403 ppi pixel density), 1080 x 1920 pixels, IGZO (Sharp), capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, Gorilla Glass 3
Processor Octa Core 1.7 GHz ARM Cortex A53 CPU, Mali-T760 GPU, MediaTek MT6752 chipset
Internal Storage 16 GB (via Novo7Tech in the Philippines), non-expandable
Camera Main: 13 MegaPixels, 4208 x 3120 pixels, autofocus, Dual Tone LED flash, Samsung Lens, 4x digital zoom, 300° panoramic lens, Blue glass IR filter, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, 5-element lens, F/2.2, 30 photos per second
Front: 5 MegaPixels, OV5670 camera, 4-element lens, F/2.0, 69° wide angle lens, FotoNation smart selfie enhancement, Face AE light boost technology
Video Capture Full HD 1080p 30 frames per second for main camera, HD for front camera (TBC)
Audio and Video Playback MP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC, MP4, H.264
Ports microUSB v2.0, 3.5 mm audio jack
Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, 3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, HSPA+; LTE
GPS Yes, with GLONASS and A-GPS
FM Radio Yes
Sensors Accelerometer, Digital Compass, Gyroscope
SIM Card Type Dual microSIM
Battery Non-removable 3,140 mAh battery
Uptime 60 Hours of Music Play, 40 Hours of Talk Time
Value-Added Features Flyme OS, Top-notch design and specs for an affordable price
Announcement December 2014
Availability March 10, 2015
Price Official SRP: Php 7,990 (White Version),
Php 8,699 (Other Colors ~ coming soon)

TP Price Guesstimate (Philippines, last December 2014):
Php 8,000 to Php 9,000

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