Here we will be comparing Meizu 16 Vs Meizu 16 Plus. Both devices are the latest flagship offerings from Meizu, a Chinese smartphone manufacturer. The Meizu 16 and 16 Plus has a lot in common in terms of design but internally there are lots of differences.
Both devices ship with Android 8.0 Oreo and the in-display fingerprint scanner which is the first time Meizu is integrating such feature on a smartphone. But these smartphones give value for money and which one doesn’t? Lets find out.
Meizu 16 Vs Meizu 16 Plus – Design
From afar, you won’t have a clue there’s any difference in terms of design. Well, until you come close enough to notice the Meizu 16 Plus has a taller body because of its bigger screen. They are both built the same way ergonomically with Aluminium alloy.
We can see two cameras at the top middle, with the six-LED ring flash underneath. They both measure just 7.3mm in thickness and available in Black and White colours. However, the Meizu 16 Plus weighs more at 182g compared to the 16 at 152g.
Meizu 16 Vs Meizu 16 Plus – Display
The first thing you’d notice when you turn them over to the front is the enormous display on the Meizu 16 Plus. The screen is so massive, it sports a 6.5-inch Super AMOLED display with 1080 x 2160 pixels and 374ppi.
However, the Meizu 16 has a more compact 6-inch Super AMOLED display with 1080 x 2160 pixels. Although it’s sharper thanks to the 402ppi. The screen stretches up to 84.3% on the Meizu 16 and 86% on the Plus variant.
Meizu 16 Vs Meizu 16 Plus – Camera
Meizu didn’t even try to change the camera configuration on both smartphones. They have the same camera set-up. The same dual 12MP + 20MP rear shooters are present on both.
The 12MP shooter has a f/1.8 aperture, 1/2.3″ sensor size, 1.55 µm pixel size, 4-axis OIS and laser AF. While the 20MP shooter acts as the depth sensor. They both shoot 4K videos @30fps, while the 20MP selfie camera has f/2.0 aperture as well.
Meizu 16 Vs Meizu 16 Plus – Hardware and Software
The Meizu 16 and 16 Plus are powered by the same Snapdragon 845 flagship chipset, it’s accompanied with an octa-core processor clocking at 2.8 GHz. The Adreno 630 GPU handles graphics.
Although the storage variants vary, the Plus version has 256GB/8GB, 128GB/8GB and 128GB/6GB storage variants. While the Meizu 16 has 128GB/8GB, 128GB/6GB and 64GB/4GB storage variants.
Meizu 16 Vs Meizu 16 Plus – Battery
The Meizu 16 is powered by a 3010mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery. While the Meizu 16 Plus has a better battery capacity of 3570mAh. They both support fast charging (mCharge 4.0).
Meizu 16 Vs Meizu 16 Plus – Price Comparison
The price depends on the storage and RAM configuration on the device. The Meizu 16 has a starting price of $395, while the Plus version has a starting price of about $470.
They are both competitive and quite similar no doubt. But it all boils down to if you like a bigger screen on your phone and a bigger battery capacity.