The Meizu M8 for M9 trade-in program that begun on May 10th seems to be a success as a member of Meizu Me, the popular Meizu forum, has received their brand new M9. This is pretty exciting news, and a huge PR and reputation boost for Meizu which is quickly becoming one of the best and most trusted cell phone brands in China.
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Meizu recently released the latest firmware update for their flagship device, the Meizu M9. This latest update brought with it a long awaited upgrade from the Android 2.2 OS to Android 2.3 Gingerbread. It’s been a long time coming, considering Jack Wong pronounced that an update to Gingerbread was due out at the beginning of Februrary.
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Right on the heals of the photo release of the Meizu MX, Jack Wong has dropped another bombshell. He’s announced his plans to export Meizu products to the United States, and plans to open an official Meizu office in California.
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Jack Wong, CEO of Meizu, has released a teaser photo of the long anticipated Meizu M9II which has now been renamed to the Meizu MX. MX is apparently short for “Meng Xiang” (梦想) which means “Dream” in English. Mr. Wong also announced that the 16GB MX will have a price tag of RMB3580 (~US$ 550), a massive increase over the original M9′s RMB2,699 (~US$ 413) price tag. You can chalk that up to some pretty great specs, some of which have already been released.
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The date for Meizu’s planned update of the M9 to Android 2.3 Gingerbread has come, and gone. M9 owners everywhere were disappointed, and rightfully so, but it seems that there’s a light at the end of the tunnel. The guys over at GizChina found that a Meizu engineer has posted photos online showing off an M9 running the coveted Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS, and showing off the devices mind blowing benchmark speed.
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Meizu CEO Jack Wong has stated that he wants to cease the bundling of the UP0510 power adapter with their phones due to quality issues. He posted his comments on the official Meizu forums, and they’ve even made it in to the newspapers. Jack Wong had already said in the past that he doesn’t use the official Meizu charger due to it’s inconsistencies. Months back the company even decided to prolong the warranty on the charger due to complaints.
Someone on the Meizu forums has posted some photos and video of a Meizu Smartphone running on iOS. The validity of the porting has yet been confirmed, but the video may unveil some some clues as to whether it’s genuine. Personally I believe it’s genuine, but check it out and decide for yourself!
It’s only been about a month since the release of the Meizu M9, and the genious development team known as LBE have already rooted Meizu’s flagship device. This is the same group who hacked the Meizu M8 to run Android 2.2 a little while back. Although this is great news, it’s not really that important considering Meizu are planning to release an Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) update in the coming days.
Meizu’s latest firmware update for the M9 brings with it what is possibly the most important thing available to Android users, the Android Market. Along with Android Market, there are a few minor bug fixes that It’s somewhat disappointing and pathetic that it’s taken Meizu nearly a month to bring what is essentially a bare essential to it’s users. But considering the issues many brand-name manufacturers are having with updating their Android firmware, I guess I should be impressed.
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It looks like users of Meizu’s popular new flagship device, the M9 smartphone, will be getting a Chinese New Years present. Jack Wong has announced on the Meizu Forums that a Meizu version of Anroid 2.3 will be available to users on Chinese New Years. He’s of course added a disclaimer stating that “if its late don’t blame me I’m just telling you what my engineer told me.”