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Meizu M5s Teardown

Meizu M5s comes with a 5.20-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720 pixels by 1280 pixels at a PPI of 282 pixels per inch. It is powered by 1.3GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6753 processor and it comes with 3GB of RAM. The phone packs 16GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Meizu M5s packs a 13-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 5-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

The Meizu M5s runs Android 6.0 and is powered by a 3000mAh non-removable battery. It measures 148.20 x 72.50 x 8.40 and weight 143.00 grams.

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Before start the disassembly process, follow the usual procedures to shut down and remove the SIM card tray. Meizu M5s support up to 128GB SD card expansion.

Remove two screws close to the Micro USB with a screwdriver.

Carefully insert a crowbar or blade between the back cover and the phone body.
Slide the blade along the edge of the back cover to take off the back cover.

Lift up the back cover with your fingers.

There is no cable connection between the back cover and the motherboard. The antenna radiator and metal contacts are attached to the back cover.
Meizu M5s uses a common three-stage design. The upper part is the motherboard, the middle is the battery, the lower part is the speaker and the bottom board.

Battery cable and screen cable using a metal plate fixed. For the next step, we first remove the eight screws on the motherboard.

Remove the metal plate.
The main function of the metal plate is fixed screen cable and battery cable, to enhance anti-drop performance.

Disconnect the battery cable from the motherboard.

Lift up the adhesive tape to remove the battery from the phone body.

Meizu M5s comes with a 3.85V, 3000mAh Li-polymer battery.

Disconnect the button cable and screen cable.

Disconnect the handset cable.
Meizu M5s motherboard layout and charm blue 5 is slightly different, the handset and the motherboard with a soft cable connection, use the glue fixed on the motherboard, you need to be careful to uncover the cable from the motherboard.

There is a 3.5mm headphone jack, a SIM card slot and a metal shield on the back of the motherboard.

Under the metal shield, we find an MTK MT6328V power management chip.

The other side of the motherboard, with MTK MT6753V processor, Samsung KMRX1000BM 32GB memory chip, MT6169V RF chip, SKY 77916-11, 77645-11 power amplifier chip.

Meizu M5s with a 13MP main camera, integrated PDAF phase focus function, the physical aperture for the F/2.2; a 5MP front camera, aperture F/2.0.

Remove four screws securing the loudspeaker module.

Remove one screw securing the bottom board and disconnect two cables from the board.

Remove the mTouch module.

There are a Micro USB port, vibrating motor and some metal contacts on the bottom board.

Meizu M5s loudspeaker module

Meizu M5s mTouch, fingerprint module


David Tian

David is the editor @ MyFixGuide. He loves technology, especially good at laptops and mobile phones. In his free time, he loves to take apart the latest mobile phones and laptops.

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