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Meizu's MX 4-core, the quad-core iPhone lookalike (pictures)

Here's what a quad-core iPhone clone running Android Ice Cream Sandwich looks like.

Brian Bennett
Brian Bennett is a former senior writer for the home and outdoor section at CNET.
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Say hello to the Meizu MX 4-core

So you crave an iPhone-style handset that just happens to run a quad-core processor, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, all in a slick-looking package? If so, then the Meizu MX 4-core is for you.
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Thin and compact

Measuring 4.8 inches tall by 2.5 inches deep and just 0.4 inch thick, the MX 4-core is easy to slip into pockets.
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One tiny port

On the Meizu MX 4-core's bottom edge is a small Micro-USB port.
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Snap some pics

Placed on back of the Meizu MX 4-core is its 8-megapixel camera with LED flash.
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Screen trouble

While the Meizu MX 4-core's display offers the same pixel count as the iPhone Retina Display, it's dim and lacks much contrast.
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Do I spy iOS?

The lock screen for the MX 4-core looks almost iOS in nature.
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A glossy back

The Meizu MX 4-core's back is smooth and glossy to a fault. It's slippery and attracts fingerprints easily.
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Make a folder

Create folders on the home screen to complete the Meizu MX 4-core's iOS aesthetic.

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