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Meizu MX5e FAQ, Pros, Cons, User Queries and Answers

There are a lot of news about Meizu M3 note, but the Chinese smartphone manufacturer, Meizu has also listed another smartphone called MX5e in China. It is a bit cheaper and refined variant of the previous year launched Meizu MX5. MX5e has a metal body just like MX5 and it is prized around 1699 yuan (Rs. 17,400 approx). It has a  flyme 4.5 operating system based on lollipop. It has a display of 5.5 inches with corning gorilla glass 3 protection. Below are its pros,cons and answers to the user queries.

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  • 5 inch Super Amoled display.
  • Corning gorilla glass 3 protection.
  • Fingerprint sensor.
  • Dual sim, 4g ready.
  • Cheaper alternative for MX5.
  • 3 GB RAM and 16GB storage.


  • 2.0 ghz processor, slower than MX5.
  • Metal body may cause heating like MX5.
  • No NFC.

Meizu MX5e speciafications

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Question- How is Design and Build Quality?

Answer – Meizu MX5e has a premium look due to its metallic finish just like MX5. It has a 5.5 inch Super Amoled display with nicely curved edges. Its dimensions are 149.9×74.7×7.6 mm and weighs around 149 grams.

Question- Does Meizu MX5e Have Dual SIM Slots?

Answer – Yes, it has dual sim slots.

Question- Does the Meizu MX5e Have microSD Expansion option?

Answer – Not specified till now.

Question- Does Meizu MX5e Have Display Glass Protection?

Answer – Yes, it comes with a corning gorilla glass 3 protection.

Question- How is the Display of the MX5e?

Answer – It comes with a 5.5 inch Super Amoled display and the screen resolution is 1080×1920 FHD OLED which is similar to the earlier launched MX5.

Question- Does Meizu MX5e Note Support Adaptive Brightness?

Answer – Yes, it does support adaptive brightness.

Question- Are navigation Buttons Backlit?

Answer – It has on-screen navigation buttons.

Question- Which OS Version, Type Runs on Phone?

Answer – Like MX5, it also has a Flyme 4.5 operating system based on Android Lollipop.

Question- Is there any Fingerprint Sensor, How Good or Bad It Is?

Answer – Yes, there is a fingerprint sensor built in the home button with mTouch 2.0 technology.

Question- Is Fast Charging Supported in Meizu MX5e?

Answer – Yes, it supports fast charging with mCharge technology.


Question- Can Apps be moved to SD card on Meizu Mx5e?

Answer – No.

Question- Does it have any Bloatware Apps are Pre-installed?

Answer – Yes, it comes with a few apps from the makers itself. Meizu has added their own package apps with the Android apps.


Question- Does it have LED notification light?

Answer – Yes, it has a notification light.

Question- Does it support USB OTG?

Answer – Yes, it supports USB OTG.

Question- Does Meizu MX5e offer theme options to choose from?

Answer- Yes, it offers a lot of theme option including online and pre-stored options.

Question- How Loud is The Loudspeaker?

Answer- We will test the loudspeaker when we’ll receive the review unit.

Question- How is the Call quality?

Answer- We were nmot able to test the call quality of this phone till now.

Question- How good is The Camera Quality of the Meizu MX5e?

Answer – It has a 16 MP primary camera unlike 20.7 in MX5 and the front camera is 5 MP.

Question- Can we Play Full HD 1080p Videos on Meizu MX5e?

Answer- Yes, it is capable of playing Full HD 1080p videos.

Question- How is Battery Backup on Meizu MX5e?

Answer- It has a 3150 mAh battery. We can easily expect this battery to last fora whole day after moderate usage.

Question- What Color Variants are Available for Meizu MX5e?

Answer– Silver and Gold variant of the MX5e are available for purchase.

Question- Can we set the display colour temperature on Meizu MX5e?

Answer- Yes, it allows you to change the display temperature according to your comfort.

Question- Is there any in-built power saver in the Meizu MX5e?

Answer- Yes, it comes with a couple of built-in power saving modes.

Question- Which Sensors are available on Meizu MX5e?

Answer- Onboard sensors include accelerometer, gyroscope, ambient light, and Proximity sensor.

Question- Does it have IR blaster?

Answer- No.

Question- What is the Weight of Meizu MX5e?

Answer- It weighs 149 grams.

Question- Does It Support Tap Wake up Commands?

Answer- Yes, it supports tap to wake up commands.

Question- Does MX5e support VoLTE?

Answer-  It will not support the VOLTE by Reliance Jio.

Question- What are the connectivity options in Meizu MX5e?

Answer – Connectivity options on the smartphone include 4G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, Glonass, and Micro-USB.

Question- What is the weight and dimensions of Meizu MX5e?

Answer- It weighs in at 149 grams, measures 149.9×74.7×7.6mm.

Question- Does Meizu MX5e Have Heating Issues?

Answer- As MX5e is a variant of MX5 with similar metallic body, it will probably have heating issues like MX5.

Question- Can Meizu MX5e be connected to a Bluetooth Headset?

Answer- Yes, it can be connected to a Bluetooth headset.

Question- Mobile Hotspot Internet Sharing Supported?

Answer-  Yes, you can create hotspot and share internet.


Meizu MX5e is a very good alternative for previously launched MX5. It is equally good looking and stylish ,have 3 GB RAM, corning gorilla glass 3 protection, 5.5 inch display, 3150 mAh power, fingerprint sensor among others. On the downside, if compared to MX5, its primary camera is downgraded to 16 MP and processor to 2.0 GHz. But all in all it is a good phone to look forward to.


Abhishek Bhatnagar

Abhishek Bhatnagar, a known technology blogger & YouTuber from India. A Software Engineer by qualification, now he works as the editor-In-Chief, Webmaster, & Managing Director at Gadgets To Use. He runs a number of other technology websites as well.