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Meizu M5 (16GB) vs Apple Watch (Sport 38mm)

Side by side comparison between Meizu M5 vs Apple Watch devices, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

Meizu M5 (16GB)





64bit Octa


(Non removable)

08PointsApple Watch (Sport 38mm)Compare Meizu M5 X
Apple Watch (Sport 38mm)




32bit Single


(Non removable)

What's the better device? Meizu M5 (16GB)

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M5 (16GB)22 Advantages Meizu M5 (16GB)vsWatch (Sport 38mm)8 Advantages Apple Watch (Sport 38mm)
+1.5Ghz 64bit Octa-Core4 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs520Mhz 32bit Single-Core
+2GB LPDDR33 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
+16GB (9GB available)50%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs8GB (6GB available)
+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)31%
vs10.5 millimeters (0.41 inches)
+720x1280 pixels9 times
Higher resolution screen
vs272x340 pixels
+5.2"3 times
Larger screen
+(back) 13MPAdvantage
With a camera you can take pictures anywhere
vsNot supported
+Full HD (1920x1080)Advantage
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsNot supported
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)79%
More apps available to download and use
vs1400000 apps (App Store)
+4G+ LTE-AAdvantage
The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster
vsNot supported
+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 MbpsAdvantage
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(Not supported)
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsNot supported
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3070 mAh14 times
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs205 mAh
+Video callingAdvantage
The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video
vsNot supported
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vsNot supported
+A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSAdvantage
It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device
vsNot supported
+MicroUSB 2.0Advantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsNot supported
+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet
vsNot supported
138 grams (4.83 ounces)vs+62 grams (2.17 ounces)123%
AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
282 PPIvs+325 PPI15%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
Not supportedvs+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+PedometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
Not supportedvs+Sapphire GlassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+IPX7 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

11 Common items in both devices
16 million
Ambient Light sensor
LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable) / Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
+4 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresMeizu M5 (16GB)Apple Watch (Sport 38mm)
ModelM5 (16GB)Watch (Sport 38mm)
Other model namesMeizu M5 16GB/2GB M611A, M611D, M611Y, Meizu Meilan M5Apple Watch 1st gen, Apple Watch A1553 Sport 7000 Series
Country or region available(Global, International)China(Europe)Hong Kong
(Global, International), China, (Europe), Hong Kong
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
Release dateNovember, 2016April, 2015
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)10.5 millimeters (0.41 inches)
Size (width x height)72.8 x 147.2 millimeters (2.87 x 5.8 in)33.3 x 38.6 millimeters (1.31 x 1.52 in)
Weight138 grams (4.83 ounces)62 grams (2.17 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaNot supported
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum body, glass front, plastic composite back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIPX7 certified: water resistant up to 1 meter and 30min
System (OS)Meizu M5 (16GB)Apple Watch (Sport 38mm)
Operating systemAndroid 6.0 MarshmallowWatchOS 1.0
Firmware updatefeature not registeredWatchOS 4.0
HardwareMeizu M5 (16GB)Apple Watch (Sport 38mm)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6750 (28nm)32bit - Apple S1 (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
520Mhz Single-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T860 MP2 520MhzPowerVR SGX543
Internal storage16GB (9GB available)8GB (6GB available)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported
DisplayMeizu M5 (16GB)Apple Watch (Sport 38mm)
Screen size5.2" inches1.34" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~69.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~44% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels272x340 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)282 PPI325 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedSapphire Glass
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksMeizu M5 (16GB)Apple Watch (Sport 38mm)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Not supported
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbpsfeature not registered
Network technology2G, 3G, 4Gfeature not registered
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Not supported
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 800/850/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,20)
TD-LTE 2300/2600 (Bands 38,40)
Not supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-ANot supported
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingMeizu M5 (16GB)Apple Watch (Sport 38mm)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS, E-mail
Video callingSupportedNot supported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderNot supported
CameraMeizu M5 (16GB)Apple Watch (Sport 38mm)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixelsNot supported
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixelsNot supported
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsNot supported
FlashDual-LED flashNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusNot supported
Touch focusSupportedNot supported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationNot supported
ZoomOnly digital zoomNot supported
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionNot supported
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraNot supported
2ª cameraMeizu M5 (16GB)Apple Watch (Sport 38mm)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixelsNot supported
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixelsNot supported
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Not supported
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaMeizu M5 (16GB)Apple Watch (Sport 38mm)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityMeizu M5 (16GB)Apple Watch (Sport 38mm)
USBMicroUSB 2.0Not supported
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jackNot supported
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMeizu M5 (16GB)Apple Watch (Sport 38mm)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedfeature not registered
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5Not supported
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Fingerprint sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Heart rate
Other features- Colors: Preto, Branco, Dourado, Verde, Azul
- Cuerpo de policarbonato
- Flyme 5.2 UI
- Pantalla 2.5D contorneado
- WiFi hotspot
- Watch colors: Silver, Space gray
- Watch bands: White, Blue, Green, Pink, Black
- Band material: Plastic
- iOS 8.2 or higher compatible
- Digital Crown
- MagSafe charging
Power supplyMeizu M5 (16GB)Apple Watch (Sport 38mm)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3070 mAh205 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Magnetic charging (dock)
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered180 minutes | 3 hours | 0.1 day
Standbyfeature not registered1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 day
Radiation rateMeizu M5 (16GB)Apple Watch (Sport 38mm)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered

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