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Andi Sykes is the founder and editor of Gizchina.com. He is a huge technology and gadget fan with a soft spot for hacking devices to do what they were not intended for. Follow Me! Linkedin

Video hands on with the OnePlus One, plus Style Swap photos

Posted on in Launch, news, OnePlus, Phones, Reviews, Video | 14 comments
oneplus one video hands on

To round up our OnePlus One launch coverage today here is a hands on video of the OnePlus One “Flagship Killer” plus a look at the optional Sytle Swap covers.

Update: OnePlus One hands on and first impressions

Posted on in Launch, news, OnePlus, Phones, Reviews | 49 comments
oneplus one hands on

You may have noticed that GizChina was a little quiet yesterday, well that is because I headed to Beijing to meet the OnePlus team for an early hands on with the OnePlus One smartphone. Keep reading for my first hands on impressions of this highly anticipated device.

This is the $299 OnePlus One

Posted on in Launch, news, OnePlus, Phones | 31 comments
oneplus one specifications

Here it is, the phone launch we have been waiting for these past few months! The OnePlus One flagship has finally launched. Here are the full OnePlus One specifications and launch details.

We’re in Beijing at the OnePlus One launch

Posted on in Launch, news, OnePlus, Phones | 10 comments
oneplus cyanogenmod beijing

Will all the expectation live up to the huge amount of hype surround OnePlus as they launch their debut device at the OnePlus One launch.

OnePlus Smash the Past Video: is this why we will need tools?

Posted on in news, OnePlus, Phones | 12 comments
smash the past video

Even hours before their launch, OnePlus are still building hype by releasing the following “Smash the Past” video. Anyone who doesn’t like violence towards iPhones should look away.

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OnePlus Apologises for Countdown Madness, gives away more phones!

Posted on in news, OnePlus, Phones | 3 comments
countdown madness

Oneplus have made an official apology regarding the Countdown Madness giveaway and rewarded winners with OnePlus One phones and memoribliily.

Which quad-core? Mediatek MT6588 Vs MT6589T

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones, Specifications, Tech | 11 comments
mediatek hero

With the launch of the very first quad-core MT6588 smartphones readers have asked what is the difference between this new quad-core SoC and the MT6589T? Let’s take a look.

Oppo N1 price cut on Oppo Style

Posted on in news, Oppo, Phablets, Phones | 11 comments
Oppo Malaysia

The Oppo N1 has had it’s price slashed by as much as $100 USD on the Oppo Style website.

Oppo Find 7a Update – What are ghost touches?

Posted on in Android, How To, news, Oppo, Phones, Tech | 10 comments
oppo find 7 review

After reviewing the Oppo Find 7a and using the phone since the day after the official launch, I thought it was about time I posted an update. It isn’t good news though.

Rumour: Meizu plan to hit Xiaomi where it hurts with the Meizu MX4

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, Meizu, news, Phones, Xiaomi | 13 comments
meizu box

There is no love lost between Xiaomi and Meizu and it’s only going to escalate, well if these rumours are true, with the launch of the Meizu MX4.

TRI SIM GreenOrange N1S will cost from $240 in China

Posted on in Green Orange, Launch, news, Phones | 5 comments
greenorange n1s

Phone maker GreenOrange will launch their TRI SIM, octacore, GreenOrange N1S in China from just $240.

iFive Mini 3GS coming soon with Mediatek octacore and retina display

Posted on in Apple, Launch, news, Tablets, Tech | 11 comments
ifive mini 3 retina tablet

As the name would suggest, the iFive Mini 3GS is the 3G equipped version of the popular iPad Mini clone the iFive.

Waterproof No.1 S7, Galaxy S5 clone costs just $155

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, news, No.1, Phones, Tech | 7 comments
no 1 s7

GooPhone might be the most infamous of clone makers, but China’s No.1 aren’t too far behind. Their recently launched S7 phone continues the knock off theme but fails to deliver as promised.

Here is the official JiaYu G6 advertising material!

Posted on in JiaYu, Launch, news, Phablets, Phones | 16 comments
jiayu g6 renders

The race is on between JiaYu and iOcean as to who will launch their octacore phablet first, iOcean say it will be then and could be early as next week, JiaYu retaliate by releasing press renders!

Why we didn’t post the OnePlus leaks

Posted on in Launch, Leaks and Spy photos, news, OnePlus, Phones | 94 comments
OnePlus Logo

Today purported leaked images of the OnePlus One flagship phone have been posted on numerous sites. We haven’t posted them and here’s why.

OnePlus Trolls Xiaomi on Twitter

Posted on in Launch, news, OnePlus, Phones | 16 comments
OnePlus_logo

We have already mentioned that Xiaomi, along with ZTE and Huawei, are hoping to upset the OnePlus launch, but in true style the young phone start up is taking this as a marketing opportunity.

OnePlus One will be sold via invitations!

Posted on in Launch, news, OnePlus, Phones | 22 comments
oneplus invite system

If you want to get your hands on the OnePlus One Android phone you won’t be expected to preorder the device and wait, instead you will have to be invited!

Xiaomi, Huawei and Nubia want you to forget OnePlus as they plan launches at the same time

Posted on in Huawei, Launch, news, Nubia, OnePlus, Phones | 3 comments
oneplus launch

Oneplus might be a young start-up, but they have a lot of hype surrounding them and the big guns are obviously worried.

Are we finally going to see a Xiaomi tablet on 23rd April?

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones, Tablets, Tech, Xiaomi | 4 comments
mystery xiaomi april 23

For a company as large and famous as Xiaomi, they have been experts at keeping their new products under wraps! Today a new image appears of a mystery device, one we hope will be a Xiaomi tablet!

Top 10 Phones I would buy if money was no object!

Posted on in Meizu, news, OnePlus, Oppo, Phablets, Phones, Top 10, Vivo, Xiaomi | 16 comments
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If I had the money I would happily buy a new phone at every launch, but imagine that did happen! Which top 10 phones would you buy?