Meizu M3 Teardown

By | May 6, 2016

Meizu M3 has a 5.0-inch screen with a resolution of 1280×720, it is comes with a MediaTek MT6750 (8xA53) processors, Mali-T860 GPU, memory available in two versions: 2GB 16GB and 3GB 32GB, with a 13MP rear camera and 5MP front camera, support PDAF phase focusing.

Remove the SIM card tray.
Remove two screws next to the MicroUSB port of the phone with a screw driver.

Using a suction cup and a guitar pick to separate the back cover from its body.

The phone body is still a three-stage structure. Antenna’s radiation plate and metal contacts are attached to the back cover.

Meizu M3’s back cover has five kinds of color. There are white, pink, gray, blue and gold. It is made of polycarbonate.

Remove three screws securing the metal bracket

Under the metal bracket, you can see three cables and a battery power cord.
Before the next step, please unplug the power cord.

Remove four screws securing the motherboard cover.

Remove six torx screws securing the cover on the bottom.

When the cover is removed, you can access the mback key, microphone and vibrator.

Meizu M3 comes with a 2870mAh battery, according to Meizu official introduction, the battery life of two days in normal condition.

The main chips covered with a metal shield. With the development of technology, Taiwan suppliers have developed a coating process layer, this layer can also mask signal, so after the phone without using a metal shield (or grooves on the middle frame), the body can be thinner.

On the other side of the motherboard, you can access the Dual SIM card slot, handset contacts, light/distance sensors.

Meizu M3’s middle frame is made of magnesium alloy.

The signal line connection points and microUSB port on the little board.

Remove two screws securing the metal sheet.

Under the metal sheet, you can access the mback key.

1. Samsung 16GB eMMC 5.1 + 2GB LPDDR3
2. MTK MT6750 Soc 28nm HPM

4. SKY77643-11 3G/4G RF IC
5. SKY77916-11 TRx network switch IC
6. MTK MT6176V power management chip
7. MTK MT6353V power management chip

13MP rear camera and 5MP front camera


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