Meizu Zero debuts with no bodily buttons, speaker or charging port
The Meizu Zero is right here – the world’s first telephone with out bodily buttons, speaker cutout and even with no USB port for typical wired charging.
The Meizu Zero makes use of contact capacitive panels on the facet as replacements for the standard energy and quantity buttons (much like what HTC did with the U12+, solely with out the buttons protruding the body). For a speaker the Meizu Zero makes use of a piezoelectric transducer beneath the show (akin to what Sharp and Xiaomi have completed with telephones just like the Aquos Crystal and Mi Combine).
Eradicating the USB port is trickier to compensate for. The Meizu Zero is a wi-fi charging-only telephone that gives Meizu-developed 18W charging, making it the fastest-charging telephone wirelessly. Information transfers will solely be performed over Wi-Fi and cellular networks.
There’s not even a SIM slot on the Meizu Zero – it makes use of eSIM, much like the brand new crop of Apple iPhones.
On the entrance the Meizu Zero packs a 5.99-inch AMOLED display screen with an in-display fingerprint scanner and a 20MP selfie digital camera.
On the rear there is a 12MP + 20MP twin digital camera (consisting of the Sony IMX 380 and IMX 350 AI sensors) whereas on the entrance there is a 20MP selfie digital camera. There is a Snapdragon 845 to energy the Zero.
RAM, storage and battery stay to be seen and there is nonetheless no official phrase on availability or worth. The Meizu Zero will are available Black or White.
Button-less telephones are an attention-grabbing area of interest. We all know vivo is bringing such a telephone tomorrow however Meizu rushed to beat them to the punch. 2018 was a very good 12 months for smartphone innovation with pop-up cameras and sliders and it seems like 2019 is shaping as much as be simply as thrilling.