Two months ago, Chinese smartphone trailblazer and pioneer Meizu introduced another member of its budget smartphone line, the Blue Charm 2.

This 599 yuan Blue Charm 1 successor is claimed to be the “Nokia 1110 of the smartphone generation“, which is an alternative way of saying: cheap, sturdy, functional, and loyal to its master.

I really doubt this Blue Charm 2 could crack nuts or stop a bullet like those almighty old Nokia warriors, but the moment I picked it out of the box and felt it in my hand, it has exceeded my expectations. The unibody polycarbonate shell is sturdy and well crafted; the size of the phone is just right for single hand use.

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