Compare The Meizu Pro 5 vs Meizu Pro 6

Our Meizu Pro 5 vs Meizu Pro 6 comparison has the makings of a fight between two professional martial artists. To kick things off, the Pro 6 certainly dominates in terms of size and weight, measuring 7.25 millimeters thick and weighing 160 grams, compared to the Pro 5 with its 7.5-millimeter thickness and 168-gram weight. Comparing their CPU specs, the Pro 6 also steals the show, bringing along a 10-core quad 1.4GHz + quad 2GHz + dual 2.5GHz processor, which overwhelms that of the Pro 5, (an octa-core 2.1GHz + 1.5GHz CPU). With regards to their display features, however, the Pro 5 takes the lead, being outfitted with a 5.7-inch screen that is a little bit larger compared to the Pro 6's 5.2-inch display. Find out how these "Pro" smartphones fare in our comparison right here:

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Camera Details
Camera Resolution21.16-megapixel21.16-megapixel
Camera flashDual-tone LEDCircular Two-tone
Camera Optics?6-element lens
Camera Aperturef/2.2f/2.2
SELFIE CAMERA Comparison Of The Meizu Pro 5 vs Meizu Pro 6
Selfie Cam Resolution5-megapixel5-megapixel
Selfie FeaturesFotoNation 2.0 smart selfie enhancement, Face AE face light boost, f/2.0 aperture5-element lens, FotoNation 2.0 Smart Beauty, Face AE face light boost, f/2.0 aperture

The Meizu Pro 5 and the Meizu Pro 5 have their fair share of similarities and differences, display-wise. Quite-surprisingly, the older Pro 5 beats the Pro 6 in terms of screen size, being armed with a 5.7-inch screen, which is slightly larger compared to that of the Pro 6 (5.2-inch screen). However, it seems that these two phones get along well when we talk about their display resolutions (their screens both feature a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels). With regards to their screen's DPI, though, the battle once again resumes, wherein the Pro 5's 387-DPI screen gets outmatched by the Pro 6 and its 423.6-DPI display. Find out more about the Pro 6 in our Meizu Pro 6 Specs page.

Here are more specs to check out:

Meizu PRO 5
Meizu Pro 6
Display size 5.7 in 5.2 in
Display dots per inch 387 DPI 423.6 DPI
Display TypeAMOLEDSuper AMOLED On-cell
Color Mode 16K colors?
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080 px 1920 x 1080 px
Display's superficy 13.87 sqr in 11.55 sqr in
Display finishCorning Gorilla Glass 3, 2.5D glassCorning Gorilla III
Display brightness 350 nits 350 nits
Display contrast? 10000:1 nits

Performance-wise, our Meizu Pro 5 vs Meizu Pro 6 match-up yields some noteworthy results. The newer Pro 6 gets a louder cheer from the crowd with its 10-core quad 1.4GHz + quad 2GHz + dual 2.5GHz Helio X25 processor, compared to the Pro 5 and its octa-core 2.1GHz + 1.5GHz Exynos 7420 processor. In terms of CPU performance, the Pro 6 can actually be a formidable contender for those phones included in our list of Best Global Smartphones as of 2016. Both phones rely on 4GB of RAM, but the Pro 5 also has a 3GB version available. Memory-wise, we do not see any significant differences, as both smartphones offer a 64GB and a 32GB variant.

Here are more Performance features to look at:

Meizu PRO 5
Meizu Pro 6
Operating SystemFlyme based on Android 5.1 Lollipop?
ProcessorExynos 7420Helio X25
CPU Cores810 (3 clusters)
CPU architecture64-bit 14nm (A53 + A57 chips)?
CPU clock speed2.1GHz + 1.5GHzQuad 1.4GHz + Quad 2GHz + Dual 2.5GHz
Graphic Processor (GPU)Mali-T760ARM Mali-T880
Physical Features

Comparing their physical dimensions, the Meizu Pro 6 triggers a winning streak over the Meizu Pro 5. With regards to their weight, the Pro 6 gets the nod of approval, weighing 160 grams, which is reasonably-lighter compared to the Pro 5, which weighs in at 168 grams. We also observed sizeable differences in their height and width. The Pro 5 stands 156.7 millimeters tall and measures 78 millimeters wide, while the Pro 5 gets a more-compact profile, as implied by its 147.7-millimeter height and 70.8-millimeter width. In terms of thickness, the Pro 6 seals the deal, measuring 7.25 millimeters thick, which is 0.25 millimeters less compared to the Pro 5 and its 7.5-millimeter thickness. We have to consider, however, that the Pro 6 gets a more pocket-friendly profile at the cost of having a smaller screen (5.2-inch screen versus the Pro 5's 5.7-inch display). But still, with their less-than-nine-millimeter thickness, both phones can still make it to our list of Thinnest Phones as of 2016.

Here are more specs to compare:

Meizu PRO 5
Meizu Pro 6
Weight grams168160
Thickness (metric) 7.5 mm 7.25 mm
Width (metric) 78 mm 70.8 mm
Height (metric) 156.7 mm 147.7 mm
Grams per cubic cm0.180.21
Ambient light detector
Meizu PRO 5
Meizu Pro 6
SIM card typeNano SIM (Dual)Dual Standby
Wi-Fi802.11 ac/b/g/n dual-band 2.4GHz/5GHz?
Bluetooth Technology4.1 BLE?
ConnectorsMicro USB, Headset jack?
Storage Memory
Storage Memory32GB/64GB UFS 2.064GB eMMC 5.1 (32GB version also available)
Memory ExpansionmicroSD?
Battery Life
Meizu PRO 5
Meizu Pro 6
Battery typeLithium-Ion (non-removable)?
Battery Power3050mAh2560mAh (with mCharge 3.0)
mAh per gram1816
mAh per mm thick407353
mAh per display square in.220222
Music Playback Time 2880 mins (48 hrs) ?
Browsing Time 420 (4G) mins (7 hrs) ?
Video Playback Time 1080 mins (18 hrs) ?
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SensorsHall effect, Gravity, IR proximity, Gyroscope, Ambient light, Touch, Digital compassHall magnetic, Gravity, IR proximity, Gyroscope, Ambient light, Touch, Digital compass, Barometer
Number of microphones1?
Finish?Metallic body

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Meizu Pro 5 vs Meizu Pro 6: Our Recommendation

After analyzing their differences, we see that the Meizu Pro 6 packs more punch in terms of CPU performance. The Pro 6 also gets the spotlight after we compared their physical dimensions with those of the Meizu Pro 5. The Pro 5, though being a bit more bulky, parades a 5.7-inch screen, which is larger compared to the Pro 6's 5.2-inch display. Here are our thoughts:

  • The Pro 5's octa-core 2.1GHz + 1.5GHz processor looks more-than-capable for day-to-day smartphone tasks, but if you are in dire need of more CPU power, the
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    Pro 6 and its 10-core CPU would be your best choice.
  • For those who want a phone that has a larger screen, the Pro 5 and its 5.7-inch display is your best bet.
  • If you prefer a more-compact smartphone, the Pro 6 is definitely your go-to phone, as it reels in better specs, compared to the
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    Pro 5, in terms of their physical dimensions.

- Comparison analysis by Patrick David Cruz, Phone Profiler


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