Meizu will be announcing the Meizu 17 and Meizu 17 Pro flagship smartphones on May 8. Ahead of tomorrow’s launch, both smartphones have appeared on the Geekbench benchmarking platform. Probably, the Chinese firm could be internally testing the performance of the Meizu 17 series before unveiling them.
As can be seen in the Geekbench 5 screenshots of Meizu 17 and Meizu 17 Pro, both phones are driven by Snapdragon 865 mobile platform. The vanilla model has 8 GB of RAM whereas the Pro is equipped with 12 GB of RAM. Both phones are preinstalled with Android 10 OS. As Meizu confirmed, the Android OS on both phones will be overlaid with Flyme OS 8.1 custom skin.
In the single-core tests, both phones have scored similar scores. In the multi-core test, the Meizu 17 recorded 3095 points whereas the Pro achieved 2965 points. Hence, there is no significant difference between the multi-core performance of both devices.
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The pricing of the Meizu 17 and 17 Pro appeared on a third-party retailer site in China. It revealed that the Meizu 17 will have a starting price of 3,999 Yuan (~$563) whereas the Meizu 17 Pro will cost 4,999 Yuan (~$704) for its base model. The official pricing of both devices will be confirmed through tomorrow’s event.
Meizu 17 and Meizu 17 Pro specifications
The Meizu 17 Pro will have a 6.5-inch S-AMOLED punch-hole display with a 32-megapixel front camera. The display will support a 90Hz refresh rate and it will be integrated with a fingerprint reader. The Snapdragon 865 SoC will power the device LPDDR4X RAM and UFS 3.1 storage. It will house a 4,500mAh battery with 30W fast charging support. The handset will have a Sony IMX686 64-megapixel quad camera on its back.
The Meizu 17 Pro will be arriving with a ceramic chassis. It will support 27W Super wireless mCharge technology and it will be equipped with LPDDR5 RAM. The rest of its specs could be the same as the vanilla model.