Meizu M3 Note Teardown

By | May 11, 2016

Recently, Meizu has released its new phone M3 note, the cell phone with metal body, fingerprint recognition and 4100mAh battery, priced at 799 Yuan.

In order to explore the internal workmanship and materials, Zealer has disassembled the phone.

Tools Required: screwdriver, tweezers, crowbar, sucker and guitar pick.

Remove the SIM card tray from its body.

Meizu M3 Note support for SIM1: Nano-SIM, SIM2/TF: Nano-SIM/T-card.
The front-end of the card tray use “T” shaped design. To avoid card tray inserted backwards cannot be removed or damaged SIM / SD contact terminal.

Remove two screws on the bottom

Open the back cover a little bit with a suction cup, then, insert a guitar pick and sliding the pick along the edge.

Finally, you can remove the back cover from its body.

Here’s Meizu M3 Note back cover.

The back cover is made of aluminum-magnesium alloy, with stamping CNC process.

Remove fifteen screws.

Remove the motherboard cover.
Disconnect the battery cable, FPC cable, LCD cable and touch cable.

13MP rear camera, f/2.2 aperture, with dual color temperature flash and PDAF phase focusing.
5MP front camera, f/2.0 aperture.

The vibrator is soldering on the motherboard.

CPU: MTK MT6755V, 8-core, 64-bit, Cortex-A53, Main Frequency 2GHz
GPU: Mali-T860, Dual core 64-bit, 700MHz
RAM & ROM: SEC 552 B419 KMQ820013M
EMMC: 32GB LPDDR3 16GB with 1600Mbps of eMMC Based MCP
Power amplifier: Skyworks 77643-11, support WIFI/WCDMA/TD-SCDMA/FDD/TDD
Power Management: MTK MT6351V

RF IC: MTK MT6176V
Power amplifier: Skyworks 77916-11
GPS/Wi-Fi/FM IC: MTK MT6625LN GPS GLONASS / BLE Wi-Fi 802.11 / WLAN RF

Remove the screw securing the speaker module.

Here’s Meizu M3 Note speaker module.

Remove the bottom board.

Fingerprint recognition module

The battery fixed by double-sided adhesive.

Rated Capacity: 4000mAh

Main FPC

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