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Meizu C9: Dirt Cheap Smartphone With Decent Features

Meizu C9 was launched today with cool features and an affordable price tag. Know more about the phone in this article.

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Like a toss of a stone into the ocean, Meizu launched the new Meizu C9 smartphone today. Although it was a quiet launch, it wasn’t soft enough to get unnoticed under our radar.

Cooked up by Meizu, the smartphone delivers cool features at a relatively low-cost price. Since that’s the objective of most Chinese manufacturers, this doesn’t seem like a surprise.

Now, let’s leave the intro and focus on what the phone truly has to offer.

Meizu C9 Quick Review

Meizu C9 isn’t a bezel-less smartphone but that doesn’t hinder its attractiveness. The Blue-coloured edition especially is one that’s extremely easy on the eye. It is wrapped up in plastic while its edges are well cut out for adequate grip. Despite its bezels, the phone showcases 73.6% screen-to-body ratio. This is impressive because some of the bezel-less smartphones are barely 5% above this ratio.

The smartphone entertains its user with 5.45-inch IGZO IPS screen in its display unit. This IPS screen conforms to a resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels as well as 18:9 aspect ratio. Since the Full View Display and HD+ resolution is in the mix, it’s more than average standard.

The 8th version of the Android OS, that is, Android Oreo is what anchors the software arena. That’s not all, the Flyme UI also jumps in to grant a better feel. In the engine room, Unisoc SC9832E SoC with Quad-core 1.3GHz is well positioned. It gets its graphics support from the Mali-820 MP1 GPU.

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As for the memory compartment, 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage are the chief figures. The internal storage can be increased to 128GB using a MicroSD card. All the network standards are on the house – 2G, 3G and 4G LTE, so you can’t go short on swift internet access.

An 8MP camera handles frontal photography duties with f/2.2 aperture while a 13MP shooter with f/2.2 aperture captures rear images and videos. A reliable 3,000mAh battery provides the essential power to make the phone last longer.

Meizu C9 Key Specs

Here are the Meizu C9 key specifications…

Display 5.45-inch IGZO IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 720 x 1440 pixels
OS Android 8.0 Oreo OS (Flyme UI)
Processor Quad-core 1.3GHz Processor
Storage 16GB ROM + 2GB RAM
Camera 13MP Rear/ 8MP Front (With LED light)
Battery 3,000mAh
Price N25,000 – N30,000

Meizu C9 Photos

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Meizu C9 Price and Availability

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The Meizu C9 launched in December 2018; it is available in colours Black & Blue. You can order the phone from any of the online shopping markets using the links below.

Meizu C9 retails at $80 (₦25,000 – ₦30,000 in Nigeria). (CLICK TO BUY MEIZU C9 or VIEW OTHER PHONES UNDER ₦30,000).

Meizu C9 Full Specifications and Features

General Features

  • Platform: Android 8.0 Oreo (Flyme UI)
  • Processor: Quad-core 1.3GHz SC9832E Processor
  • GPU: Mali-820 MP1
  • Memory: 2GB RAM
  • Colours: Black, Blue
  • Dimension: 146.2 x 71.2 x 9.7 mm
  • Weight: 150g
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM


  • Display: 5.45-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1440 x 720 pixels (295 PPI)
  • Screen Protection: 


  • Rear Camera: 13MP camera, f/2.2 aperture
  • Rear Camera Features: Phase detection autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
  • Front Camera: 8MP camera, f/2.2 aperture


  • Built-in Storage: 16GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 128GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: –

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: –
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: 5.76/42.2Mbps
  • CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v4.1 with A2DP, LE
  • NFC: –
  • Infrared Blaster: –
  • USB Port: MicroUSB v2.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: –


  • Music Player: MP3/eAAC+/WAV/Flac player
  • Video Player: Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: –
  • SpO2: –
  • Pedometer: –
  • Heart Rate Monitor: –
  • Gyroscope: –
  • Fingerprint Scanner: –
  • Iris Scanner: –
  • Face Unlock: –
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: –
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: –
  • Water Resistant: –
  • Dust Resistant: –
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 3,000mAh non-removable Li-ion battery

Where to buy Meizu C9


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Adekunle Diamond
Content Writer. Smartphone Enthusiast. Music Lover. Avid Football Supporter. Marvel Cinematic Universe Fan!!!


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