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Andi

Andi Sykes is the founder and editor of Gizchina.com. When he's not writing about Chinese tech you can find him over on his personal blog writing random things: Thingamjig.com.

Update: OnePlus releasing their own ROMs named H2 0S and Oxygen OS

Posted on in news, OnePlus, Phones, ROM | 14 comments
oneplus one review gizchina

After their element teaser, OnePlus today have announced the name of their ROM will be H2 0s. More details.

Xiaomi Redmi 2 Benchmarks

Posted on in Benchmarks, news, Phones, Tech, Xiaomi News | 11 comments
xiaomi redmi 2 review

Ahead of our full Xiaomi Redmi 2 review, here are all the popular benchmark scores for Xiaomi’s latest budget contender.

Hands on photos of the Meizu m1

Posted on in Meizu News, news, Phones | 15 comments
meizu m1 hands on photos

Meizu m1 hands on photos have been published. Take a look at the Meizu m1 photos in the gallery and let us know what you think of the little Meizu.

Exclusive: UMi in talks with Flipkart to bring UMi Zero to India

Posted on in Android, news, Phones, Tech, Umi | 0 comments
umi zero flipkart

UMi are in talks with E-commerce portal Flipkart to release the popular UMi Zero to India.

2GB RAM JiaYu F2 official release soon, specs and photos here

Posted on in JiaYu, Launch, news, Phones | 23 comments
jiayu f2

JiaYu have released spy photos, specs and even official documents stating that the entry-level JiaYu F2 will be launching very soon.

OnePlus One getting a new metal look?

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones | 8 comments
oneplus teaser

OnePlus China have posted a teaser which suggests something metal is coming very soon but what could it be?

Ulefone to launch the Ulefone Be X for less than $100

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones, Ulefone | 6 comments
ulefone be x

Ulefone have sent over news of another smartphone they plan to launch at the end of this month. The 8-core Ulefone Be X will cost less than $100.

Meizu team up with Qualcomm for China only m1 note

Posted on in Launch, Meizu News, news, Phones | 6 comments
meizu m1 note snapdragon 615

Quite a historical day today for Meizu, with a new phone, smart products and even a version of their Meizu m1 note powered by a Qualcomm chip!

Meizu m1 vs Xiaomi Redmi 2

Posted on in Launch, Meizu News, news, Phones, Xiaomi News | 17 comments
xiaomi redmi 2 vs meizu m1

With the launch of the Meizu m1 it was inevitable that we would put together a table comparing the new entry level Meizu to the popular Xiaomi Redmi 2.

ZTE launch ZTE Blade S6 with SD 615 for $260

Posted on in news, Phones, ZTE | 6 comments
zte blade s6

While Meizu were having fun in Beijing with the launch of the m1, ZTE were also busy releasing details of their ZTE Blade S6.

Update: Meizu m1 launched with 5-inch display, LTE and 128GB SD support!

Posted on in Launch, Meizu News, news, Phones | 54 comments
meizu m1 specificaions

The Meizu launch is still on going, but the news that we were waiting for has already been announced! Here are the specifications and a few details about the new Meizu m1!

Live: Meizu Connected launch live stream begins shortly

Posted on in Launch, Meizu News, news, Phones | 9 comments
meizu connected launch

It’s only 30 minutes now until Meizu take to the stage in Beijing and announce their new products and services. We will update this post with the latest launch news as and when we get it. Stay tuned!

JiaYu S3 MT6752 64bit Benchmarks

Posted on in Benchmarks, JiaYu, news, Phones | 45 comments
jiayu s3 hero

JiaYu S3 benchmarks. We run the full suite of benchmarks on the latest JiaYu S3 with 64bit MT6752 processor.

JiaYu S3 hands on and first impressions

Posted on in Android, JiaYu, news, Phones, Tech | 55 comments
jiayu s3 review

Finally the JiaYu S3 has arrived with us and already we have a hands on video and first impressions for you all to take a look at! Enjoy!

Ulefone Be Pro hands on and first impressions

Posted on in Android, news, Phones, Reviews, Tech, Ulefone | 32 comments
ulefone be pro review

Another hands on today, this time I get to grips with the Ulefone Be Pro and come away pleasantly surprised.

Xiaomi Redmi 2 vs Redmi 1s: hands on and first impressions

Posted on in news, Phones, Reviews, Tech, Xiaomi News | 9 comments
xiaomi redmi 2 review

I go hands on with the latest rendition of the Xiaomi Redmi 2 and compare the new phone to the original Xiaomi Redmi.

Elephone hope to undercut the Meizu m1 and Redmi 2 with the Lollipop running G2

Posted on in Elephone, Launch, news, Phones | 9 comments
elephone g2

Costing just $100 and available to markets in both Asia and Europe from February, Elephone have big hopes for the Elephone G2.

Meizu m1 shows off 64bit MT6732 processor in latest GFXbench scores

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, Meizu News, news, Phones | 15 comments
meizu m1 mini leaked

The upcoming Meizu m1 mini has been spotted at GFXBench, dropping the ‘mini’ part of it’s name and rocking a quad-core MT6732 processor.

Ulefone Be Pro MT6732 64bit benchmarks

Posted on in Benchmarks, news, Phones, Ulefone | 21 comments
ulefone be pro benchmarks

Our Ulefone Be Pro smartphone arrived for review this morning and we have wasted no time running a couple of benchmarks on the phone to see how the 64bit MT6732 performs with 2GB RAM.

THL 2015 leak confirms rear fingerprint scanner

Posted on in news, Phones, THL | 6 comments
thl 2015 leak

THL have confirmed that they plan to take part at MWC this year where they will launch their latest flagship phone. Here are the latest THL 2015 details.