Using a phone as a ticket to another phone event
Meizu, the same company I mentioned the other day, is at it again, sending out invites to tech journalists and attendees for a (probable) device launch event on the 5th of September. And what’s the invite? A Nokia E71 – a phone that was truly fabulous in its day. A beckon from the Nokia of old with a full QWERTY keypad, directional navigation pad and more with a premium build before HTC made it commonplace with the One M7.
It isn’t very strange for a company, especially a Chinese one to send out quirky invites for their events. Meizu once sent out iPhone 5C covers in a past event invite ticket.
The tech grapevine is abuzz with say that Meizu will be launching a 6 inch budget-focused phablet, reportedly the Meizu M3 Max. Images of the purposed device leaked online, as usual, showing a phone similar in design to the Meizu M3E. Mark you this is merely days from their launch of the Meizu U10 and U20, two other sleek devices in their ever growing fold. They are in a toe-to-toe race with Xiaomi who also launched their budget-friendly Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 literally yesterday.
The M3 Max will apparently have a MediaTek processor with a metal build. Not much else is known at the moment.