Critic reviews

7.0
1 review
  • Reception and call quality
    8.0
  • Display
    10
  • Battery life
    6.0
  • Camera
    6.0
  • Ease of use
  • Design and form factor
    6.0
  • Portability (size / weight)
    8.0
  • Media support
  • Durability
  • Ecosystem (apps, accessories, etc.)
    8.0

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User reviews

9.0
1 review
  • Reception and call quality | 1 comment
    10
  • Display | 1 comment
    10
  • Battery life
    6.0
  • Camera | 1 comment
    8.0
  • Ease of use | 1 comment
    8.0
  • Design and form factor
    10
  • Portability (size / weight) | 1 comment
    10
  • Media support
    10
  • Durability
    8.0
  • Ecosystem (apps, accessories, etc.)
    8.0

First Looks

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Engadget Sep 2, 2013

While the MX3 has preserved the predecessor's metallic-rim design, Meizu has now managed to refine the manufacturing process to remove all the sharp edges, and boy does that new body feel good.

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PC Mag Jan 5, 2014

The MX3 is something to envy, considering it starts at $410 for the 16GB model, $140 less than an iPhone 5c.

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SlashGear Jan 7, 2014

Aside from the hardware, which is sleek looking, Meizu has made a point to focus on the user experience. This goes back to the FLYME overlay.

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Phone Scoop Jan 5, 2014

Meizu added a drag-and-hold gesture to help users reach UI elements near the top of the screen without repositioning their hand. For example, pull down on the home screen slightly, and it will stay so you can tap the search bar, which is now 1cm lower on the screen.

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IntoMobile Sep 2, 2013

Meizu is preparing to rollout not one version of its MX3 flagship but a whole series. The device will be available with different amounts of internal storage, ranging from 16 to 128 GB, with the cheapest model apparently lacking NFC capability.

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Techno Buffalo Jan 7, 2014

As far as design goes, Meizu’s flagship is very simple, with a rounded plastic rear shell, microUSB connection on the bottom, headphone jack and power button on top, and volume rocker on the left side. From the front the device looks beautiful.

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9.0
hankyleo hankyleo

The fuselage looks very thin and very joint palms. Screen frame is very narrow with the extremely delicated screen, that looks great! System to streamline works! But the battery should be bigger!

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