Meizu Flyme 9 and Flyme For Watch official introduction
Meizu said that the system, as the medium of interaction between the user and the phone, is the soul of the user experience. Flyme has been a classic in every generation, with its simple and elegant design and innovative and practical functions, creating the ultimate experience for users. Flyme 9 focuses on lightness and orderliness, bringing simplified visual elements, unified design language, and a new design notification center.
Simplify the visual elements:
- Simplify the complex fingerprint icon to the most familiar small circle, Flyme 9’s lock screen interface is so pure.
- The application interface removes decorative elements and optimizes typography, presenting information to users in a prioritized manner through the interplay of text, colors, and controls.
- Only the most direct page logic and necessary elements are retained, simplifying the structure and maintaining clear information delivery.
- Pages streamline text and lists and use uniformly styled illustrations or video elements to display content simply and clearly, and a picture is worth a thousand words.
Unified design language:
- Unify desktop icon shapes, retain heritage elements, and enhance the overall unity and order of the screen.
- Adopt a self-researched algorithm to intelligently transform the icon shape and make the desktop orderly.
- Optimize desktop layout, optional 5×6 layout, and infinitely adjustable desktop icon display size.
- New desktop plug-ins, easy to match to enrich the desktop effect, small plug-ins can be added to the negative screen Aicy overview to make the use more efficient.
Newly designed notification center:
- Optimize the layout of partitions and add new resident control options to maximize the beauty, simplicity, and ease of use.
- Notification center drops down, get more quick control switches, you can hide the switch name.
- Long press the shortcut switch, you can set it further in the settings panel.
- Adjust the native media notifications for cleaner and fresher visuals; enlarge the control buttons for easier operation.
- Use light-colored hairy glass background and white cards to make the interface clean and elegant; switch to dark mode, all elements are re-colored.
- Notifications and quick switches are displayed side-by-side in the landscape, making full use of screen space.
- New half-screen interaction, so that the operation can come and go freely.
The rest screen display:
- Flyme 9 custom commemorative badge rest screen, customizable color; several styles of different themes of dynamic rest screen at your choice.
- Personalized screen signature, support to modify the text size, thickness, color, and typography, let the personality show.
- Support to import hologram pictures and motion pictures, make hologram screen more vivid and interesting.
- Breathing light on the rest screen notifications, replicating the classic breathing light effect on MX2.
- New Alive wallpaper, shape, color, light, and shadow change all the time; can go through different levels and change shape.
- Provide a variety of color options, each color scheme is compatible; support light and dark mode, light and dark colors look good.
- Create Alive wallpaper: customize the picture as Alive wallpaper, experience the feeling of rest screen, lock screen, and desktop layer by layer.
- Selection board: provide designer-selected wallpapers, various holiday illustration wallpapers, and excellent works of Meizu OMA image contest.
Flyme 9 intentional motion effects:
- The new facial recognition effect, fingerprint light effect, and screen turn animation are crisp and clean.
- Slide up to call out the search, slide down to call out the notification center, the interface real-time response, follow the hand feedback.
- Layered icons, inertial rebound, Bezier trajectory, and a series of other effects, to achieve a different animation for each slide.
- Create a sense of space visual performance, with the icon animation, the wallpaper regular meeting will also be scaled and blurred real-time changes, dynamic effects with a sense of breathing.
- After the animation is interrupted, the connection is still natural and there is not a single breakage.
- There is a slight bias when you enter a multitasking moment, and the gesture algorithm will judge your intention and stay in a different position intelligently.
- Layer self-layering algorithm converts third-party application icons into double layers, giving each application a natural stretching effect and perfect animation for cold applications.
- Provide Flyme 1-8 classic system themes, going back to the classic time.
Flyme 9 Privacy Protection
We often grant many permissions when we use our phones daily. Many information, even without authorization, can be accessed by apps. We don’t realize that apps may learn a lot about our privacy, such as gender, age, workplace, hobbies, etc., through this information. This kind of privacy violation is becoming more and more widespread and a social issue of great concern.
Flyme 9 has always attached great importance to the protection of user privacy and has introduced several privacy protection features, which are well received by users. But we know that can’t let up for a moment. Today, Flyme 9, has upgraded privacy protection capabilities significantly and brought users four privacy guarding treasures. This time, Flyme provides a “Privacy Risk Self-Test” app for all Android phones to help you understand privacy risks more easily.
- Notification authorization inquiry: when you open the app for the first time, the system notification authorization asks if the app is allowed to send notifications.
- Networking authorization inquiry: Before the application uses the networking permission, it needs to get the user’s consent.
- Local network authorization: All applications scanning local networks need to get the user’s consent beforehand.
- AI interception: Intelligent identification of application launch behavior, normal launch release, interception of malicious launch; if the user’s real intention cannot be accurately known, ask the user and let the user decide.
All-seeing Eagle Eye:
- Application behavior record: a complete record of all behavior. Camera, recording, location, contacts, etc., more than 30 kinds of behaviors under 14 categories in total.
- Sensitive behavior reminder: whether in the foreground or background, once sensitive permissions are invoked, a real-time eye-catching alert will be given, click to view detailed records.
- App management suggestions: Regularly summarize the behavior history of the app and compile relevant suggestions to help you manage the app more easily.
- App Explicit: Multi-interface display operation, displaying the app name.
Invisible wonderful boots:
- Location authorization: when the app applies for location permission, you can choose to reject/allow only when using, or allow only once.
- Fuzzy positioning: fuzzy positioning function based on differential privacy technology, which only allows the app to access the approximate location, greatly reducing the accuracy of location information is obtained
- Photo privacy management: When an app tries to read a picture, the system asks whether to allow reading private information in the photo. If you choose to reject it, the app can only read the photo and cannot get the privacy information inside the photo.
- Empty information authorization: optionally grant the application blank information reading permission.
- Clipboard privacy protection: deny apps to read or write to clipboard automatically, only copy and paste manually, apps are allowed to access the clipboard.
- Mobile storage: Activate a more comprehensive and strict sandbox mechanism, each app can only access files within a specified range.
- Limited access to the gallery: which one to send, which one to authorize; we will also give obvious hints when the app is reading photos.
- File limited access: when the app accesses the file directory, it also needs to ask your permission one by one, and there is a real-time reminder.
- File deletion protection: When a photo or file is deleted by the app, the system will immediately pop up a prompt to help you save it in time.
- Aicy is a new app that allows you to listen to songs and recognize them. When you hear your favorite music, long press to select your favorite music app for recognition, and then collect it with one click.
- Small size desktop plug-in, add to Aicy overview, customize your plug-in collection, let important information at a glance.
- Aicy Voice supports continuous conversations. After a conversation is completed, Aicy will continue to listen to your commands without being triggered again.
- Aicy notification broadcast: When wearing the headset, Aicy can broadcast notifications for you.
- Long press on the article page, click play, and Aicy will read the article to you. The control panel for voice reading is provided in the notification bar. In addition to play and pause, you can also control the speed of Aicy’s speech.
- Aicy supports smart home control, currently able to support platforms such as Lipro Smart Home, and more options will be added in the future.
Flyme 9 Supported devices
Tomorrow, Meizu 18 dual flagship phones will be released with Flyme 9 first. Meizu 17 and Meizu 17 Pro will be open for internal testing at 6 pm today, and the first internal testing version will be pushed on March 5, and the stable version will be pushed in May. The adaptation of more models is also in order, and we will announce the details one after another.
Flyme For Watch – A new design language for watches.
Meizu in addition to bringing a new version of Flyme 9 today, but also surprised to bring Flyme for Watch operating system, about this Meizu smartwatch, in fact, as early as last year Meizu has officially announced that will be released in the Q4 quarter of 2020, but until today there has been no hardware news, today the official position finally said, “this smartwatch product will be officially released in May this year.”
Regarding the system of the watch, Meizu also devoted a lot of space to introduce it, and its features are as follows.
- A new definition of the design language and interaction, to have a clear distinction with the phone ringing, and specifically tuned for the watch ringing and sound effects.
- DIY dials, with over 30 widgets for you to mix and match creatively and freely; Art dial, to appreciate different art styles and feel the diverse cultural trends; Album dial, no matter the photo is dynamic or static, it is suitable for all.
- Notification synchronization, two-way watch and phone search, music control, remote control photo, independent communication, many functions to bring light and wonderful experience.
OneMind, the performance optimization engine on Flyme, has also come to Flyme for Watch. The core capabilities are deeply customized for the hardware characteristics and usage scenarios of the watch, and there are as many as 300 special optimizations. In most scenarios, the system’s fluency has reached 60 frames per second, and the battery life has been improved by up to 70% from the original.