Meizu 17 series get 120Hz refresh rate via OTA update

Michail, 20 May 2020

After their release earlier this month, Meizu’s 17 series is getting a big firmware update which among other things unlocks the two phones’ 120Hz display refresh rate. Until now the two Meizu flagships were capped at 90Hz.

The Samsung built panel is capable to run at 120Hz, but Meizu presumably had some tinkering to do with the software side before it could officially bring the higher refresh rate. The touch sampling rate on the other hand has remained capped at 180Hz.

Meizu 17 update posters Meizu 17 update posters
Meizu 17 update posters

In addition, the new update brings DC dimming options and enhancements to HDR video recording. Meizu is currently seeding the new firmware OTA but impatient 17 series users will also be able to download the firmware from the official Flyme website.

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  • LilPhone

But there have been a lot of bad comments as well. Faking up that TUV Rheinland certification on the 16T was very embarassing. I know you praise random phones. Please, keep going, Mr.Comedian. M**keys are great comedians.

  • Anonymous

My wife uses Meizu M8 My mom uses Meizu M6 Note Both are rock solid phones. I will recommend Meizu to anyone who is looking for a phone with a tight budget I knew Meizu since the iPod vs Zune vs MeiZu days - good brand

The hardware may be fantastic, not sure on the build quality, ( held a 16th and it was not good, it wasn't bad but not flagship grade, considering it was a 'flagship') but it all comes down to software, where this company is absolutely trash at, the...

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