Specs summary


The Meizu MX4's screen is 5.36 inches with 1152 x 1920 pixels resolution.


There is a MediaTek MT6595 Octa core 2.2 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 4.4.4 KitKat operating system (OS).

20+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 20+ megapixel camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 2+ megapixels resolution.

16/32/64 GB

Internal memory is 16/32/64 GB. No external card slot is available for expansion.


The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 3100 mAh battery. Meizu's performance ratings are 5 days standby time, 985 minutes (2G), 985 minutes (3G), 846 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

The OS is quirky, the hardware gorgeous, and the camera takes super pictures.

- Andy Boxall , Digital Trends 

The MX4, with its brilliant display and alluring design is one of the most beautiful devices Meizu has made yet, but is marred by an inconsistent experience.

- Brian Barbosa , Android Authority 

Reviews (7.1/10 Avg. rating)

Digital Trends

Rare, quirky, and fun

from Digital Trends

There’s one word that sums up the Ubuntu Mobile-powered Meizu MX4 — quirky. It’s a little like the first few versions of Android. Limited app support, less than perfect UI, and not very refined, but crucially, full of promise. The quirkiness makes it hard to recommend to anyone considering defecting from Android or iOS, or someone who wants to use the phone every day. Without some key apps, it may end up being frustrating, or worse, not realistically useable each day. I certainly found it that way, and couldn’t carry it as my sole device purely because it didn’... Full review

Digital Versus

Great screen, superb fluidity, a solid user interface and impressive multimedia credentials

from Digital Versus
In sum, the Meizu MX4 is pleasantly surprising, especially after the sluggish MX3. The device doesn't have any major flaws and even manages to challenge its far more costly high-end competitors across the board. Granted, it's not completely free from fault—the lack of memory card and removable battery could be a point of contention (as with the Nexus and iPhones)—but it redeems itself with a great screen, superb fluidity, a solid user interface and impressive multimedia credentials... Full review
Android Authority

Attractive, premium design without breaking the bank

from Android Authority
With the MX4, it seems like a tantalizing deal. A beautifully crafted device with a huge 1080p display, all for under $450? That sounds like a no-brainer. Unfortunately, the OS is filled with bugs, the battery life is a huge let down, and the camera struggles to take acceptable photos in anything but ideal lighting conditions. If you can get past those main compromises, though, you’ll have a phone with great screen, super powerful processor and awesome build quality. For around $400, you could do much worse than the MX4... Full review

Beautiful hardware is marred by buggy software

from Cnet
The Meizu MX4 may look like it has what it takes to be a great phone, or at least an interesting one, but it's plagued by a bug-ridden operating system that fails to deliver a positive experience. I would recommend staying away from it, until Meizu manages to get the OS in order. .. Full review

Snappy overall performance with very sturdy and ergonomic design

from PhoneArena

A worthy flagship device that can be had for the price of a much inferior upper-mid range phone from a brand like Sony, LG, or Samsung. That said, do keep in mind that the phone ships from Hong Kong, and all warranty-related repairs will have to be carried out there as well. So it follows that the MX4 has to deliver, and deliver in full.

Well, to a very large extent, it does. The design isn't anything jaw-dropping, but it's still fairly attractive and the phone is very sturdy and comfortable to use for its screen size. The display is pretty great, too, and performance is also top... Full review

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Full Specs

Release date September 2, 2014
Regions available Asia, Europe, North America, Australia, Africa, China
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
850/2100 MHz
1800/2600 MHz
SIM Card Micro-SIM
Dual SIM No
Operating System Android 4.4.4 KitKat

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Processor MediaTek MT6595 Octa core 2.2 GHz
Internal Flash Memory
16 GB or 32 GB or 64 GB
Digital compass Yes
FlightMode Yes
Hearing Aid Compatible Unknown
TTY/TDD Unknown
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Unknown
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & Battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 3100 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time 571 minutes
Wi-Fi Surfing Time 846 minutes
3G Surfing Time Unknown
4G Surfing Time Unknown
Talk Time Up to:
985 minutes (2G)
985 minutes (3G)
Standby Time Up to: 5 days
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Aluminium
Colors Gold, Gray, White
Dimensions [H x W x D] 14.4 x 7.5 x 0.9 cm
(5.7 x 3 x 0.4 in)
Weight 147 grams
(5.2 ounces)
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged Design No
IP Rating No
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1152 x 1920 pixels
Pixel Density 418 pixels
Size 5.36 inches
3D No
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Graphics Yes
Themes Unknown
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, One Glass Solution
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key Yes
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical Keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad / Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Unknown
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer Unknown
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browsing Type HTML, HTML 5
Browser Google Android
Javascript Yes
Flash No
Email Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features Gmail
Messaging Services SMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared Yes
Bluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HFP, HSP
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
WiFi Encryption No
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Expansion Slots No
Expansion Slots Info No
PC Synchronization Yes
TV-out No
DLNA Support No
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
PictBridge No
Main Camera  
Aperture Unknown
Resolution 20+ megapixels
Dual Lens No
Zoom 4x digital
Flash Yes (Dual LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info Auto focus, Effects, Geotagging, ISO, Image stabilization, Night mode, Panorama, Burst mode
Video Recording Formats 3GP / 3GPP
Video Recording Parameters Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera  
Resolution 2+ megapixels
Zoom Yes
Additional Front Camera Info No
Video Recording Parameters Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MP3, eAAC+, AAC, WAV, OGG
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, FLV, AVI
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer No
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
To-Do / Task List Unknown
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stopwatch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter Unknown
Document Viewer DOC, DOCX, PDF, PPT, PPTX, XLS
Weather Yes
Stocks Unknown
Maps Yes
Notepad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps No
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