With the Meizu Pro 7 just over the horizon, we are getting a better idea of what the unreleased smartphone would look like. A couple of days ago, we saw a leak of a red back panel that confirmed the leaked renders of the Meizu Pro 7 with a secondary display on its back.
Today, a new live photo of the Meizu Pro 7 has leaked, showing what the e-ink display on the back looks like. The photo shows the back of a black unit (which makes it harder to see) with the backlit e-ink rear display showing the time, date, weather, and a couple of shortcuts for the camera and dialer. Right above this display is the rumored dual-camera setup.Source: @Fotoball via: Weibo
While we’ve seen other smartphones with either secondary displays or always-on displays, we’ve yet to see one with an e-ink display on the back that isn’t the Yota Phone (2). Though given the small size of the display, we can assume you probably won't want to use this screen to read books.
As for specs, the Pro 7 would have a 5.2-inch AMOLED screen with 3D touch capabilities. Powering the Meizu device is rumored to be the MediaTek Helio X30 paired with 6GB of RAM.
Which phone would you like to see with a secondary e-ink display on the back?
I would love to see this on a phone with Snapdragon in it.
Xiaomi is chinese yet many people buy it, this has nothing to do with the name. The issue with the Yotaphone was that their marketing was weak and their phones weren't as high spec'd as the price demanded.
YotaPhone 1 & 2 failed because their specs were not justifiable by their prices at the time of release and after. Let's hope that the YotaPhone 3 has top-of-the-line specs and a pleasing design (like the YotaPhone 2's design was...at that ti...