5/18/2015

Leaked photo shows Meizu Note 2 running Android 5.1

Well that didn’t take long! Just moments after the announcement of next months launch a leaked photos of the Meizu Note 2 has surfaced.

The leak comes from reliable Weibo user @ubuntu, who in the past has successfully uncovered accurate details of Meizu phones plus LeTV details ahead of launch. The details that the tipster has for us today is a singe photo of a phone named the Meizu Note 2 along side the Meizu MX4 Pro.

Just a quick glimpse doesn’t give away much but taking a good look at the design of the new Meizu Note 2 and the OS the phone is running reveals a few interesting clues.

First of all the home button on the Note 2 has been redesigned to be more rounded and more visually appealing than the MX4 Pros rectangle button. Interestingly Meizu had said in the past the reason for the rectangle was to allow the internal fingerprint scanner to be more accurate as it has more surface area to work with. So either this means that the Meizu Note 2 has a new scanner or no fingerprint scanner at all!

Taking a look at the OS itself and it is clear that the fingerprint security menu is missing from the version of Flyme on the Meizu Note 2 while it is visible on the MX4 Pro. We can also see that the Meizu Note 2 is running Flyme based on Android 5.1 Lollipop which could simple mean that the development hasn’t finished and fingerprint recognition hasn’t been added at this time.

Whatever Meizu have planned we only have until the 2nd of June to wait. Keep posted for more Meizu news.