Chinese Meizu has started accepting orders for its this-year’s flagship device, Meizu MX3, which also happens to be the world’s first phone with 128GB of internal storage. Unfortunately though this unit is not only unavailable outside of China but it also won’t work on “regular” 3G and 4G networks. It is rather limited to China Mobile’s TD-SCDMA standard that only works on that particular carrier, which also happens to be the world’s largest mobile operator by subscriber numbers.
Alas, a regular 3G model should follow shortly but yet again, it won’t be widely available all around the world. While Meizu (like any other OEM) would like to have its gear selling in as many places as possible, things are not that simple. The chances are, if you want the MX3, you’ll have to get it from some importer.
In addition to massive amount of storage, the Meizu MX3 also rocks a rather unusual 5.1-inch 1,800 x 1,080 pixels display and Samsung’s Exynos 5 Octa chip. Unlocked it costs CN¥3,999, the amount that translates into some $660…