In connection with sharp change in the exchange rate, the company Meizu has decided to increase the price of the phablet M2 Note in Russia. About it it is spoken in the company message on the page in social network “Vkontakte”.
“In connection with sharp change in the exchange rate (since the calculation of RRPs grew by more than 15%), from August 5, increases the price of the smartphone Meizu M2 NOTE. New price: 14990 rubles”, – declare in the company. Meizu note that although the fall of the ruble was 15%, the company increased the price by only 7%.
5.5-inch phablet Meizu M2 Note was submitted in early July. The device uses a chipset MediaTek MT6753 with eight cores Cortex A53 (operate at a clock frequency up to 1.3 GHz), 2 GB of RAM, a display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, the main 13-megapixel camera with f/2.2 aperture and 5-element lens and a front-facing 5-megapixel camera with f/2.0 aperture. Declared global support 4G network (LTE).
The smartphone is equipped with a 3,100 mAh battery and it weighs 149 g is enclosed in a housing with dimensions 150,9 x 75,2 x 8.7 mm. In the phablet has a slot microSD. As the operating system is Android 5.0 Lollipop software shell Flyme OS.
Meizu said that the price increase will not only affect already paid pre-orders, the cost of smartphones by not paid will rise. The followers of a company page in “Vkontakte” wonder how to change the price if the ruble will rise or fall even more. However, such questions Meizu representatives do not respond.
On 3 August the dollar at the auction of the Moscow exchange exceeded 63 rubles, for the first time since March 11 against the background of continuing decline in world oil prices. According to experts, the decline in the exchange rate of the ruble is due to the continuing drop in world oil prices, and by the end of July the Bank of Russia’s decision to reduce the key rate by 0.5 percentage point to 11% per annum. Today, the ruble strengthened slightly.