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Andi

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

Purported Meizu MX4 Pro shows up in the flesh and on GFXbench

Posted on in Android, Leaks and Spy photos, Meizu, news, Phones, Tech | 5 comments
meizu mx4 pro

Meizu’s 2014 flagship will be on show in a few weeks at an official launch in China, but the powerhouse has already been strutting its stuff on GFXbench.

If a gold iPhone doesn’t cut it then why not the $32,000 Chinese Veb V2?

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones | 3 comments
veb v2

China has the worlds fastest growing phone market and the range of device sweep the spectrum from cheap and cheerful to downright ludicrous! Guess where we would place the $32,000 Veb V2.

Elephone P4000 photos leaked, show metal frame

Posted on in Elephone, news, Phones | 2 comments
elephone p4000

This morning we have received leaked photos that show the real engineering prototype model of the new Elephant P4000 smartphone.

Oppo could be ready to launch a 4mm thin smartphone

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, news, Oppo, Phones, Tech | 4 comments
oppo n3

Oppo and Gionee have been passing the world’s thinnest smartphone title between each other for years, now Oppo are ready to snatch it right back.

Zopo ZP980+ gets Android 4.4 Kitkat update

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones, Zopo | 7 comments
Zopo ZP980 Ultimate hands on

Got a Zopo ZP980+ as your daily driver? Well its about time you take a break and get some Kitkat on their with the recently release Android 4.4 update.

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Wico take up the “worlds cheapest” challenge with the octacore Wico S100

Posted on in news, Phones | 8 comments
wico s100

Nope that isn’t a spelling mistake, Chinese phone maker Wico (not to be confused with Wiko) are taking on Ecoo with an entry level octacore phone of their very own.

Oppo Olens reappears on the back of a Find 7

Posted on in Android, Leaks and Spy photos, news, Oppo, Phones, Tech | 4 comments
oppo olens leaked

Back when Oppo were hyping the Oppo N1 there were also leaks of the Olens, a detachable NFC lens that would connect to the back of a smartphone. It never launched, but perhaps it will this year.

Stores in China confirm Oppo N3 motorised camera, 1080 display and price

Posted on in Android, Launch, news, Oppo, Phones, Tech | 24 comments
oppo n3 price

Oppo’s physical stores in China have begun pre-orders for the Oppo N3 smartphone and are confirming some of the specs of the new camera centric handset.

Leaked: JiaYu S4 specs point at 4.7-inch, 64bit flagship

Posted on in Android, JiaYu, Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, Tech | 57 comments
jiayu s3 mediatek details

JiaYu’s range of ’S’ series flagships might be welcoming a small 4.7-inch 64bit device in the coming weeks named the JiaYu S4.

Oppo N3 rumoured to use ‘Smart ‘ motorised camera movement

Posted on in Launch, news, Oppo, Phones, Tech | 2 comments
oppo n3

As the original Oppo N1 was such an innovative phone it has had us wondering just what the Oppo N3 will bring to the table in the way of new features. One rumour suggests s ‘smart’ motorised camera.

Top 5 best cases for the Meizu MX4

Posted on in Gift Ideas, Meizu, news, Phones, Tech, Top 10 | 8 comments
meizu MX4 review

The Meizu MX4 might still be a little tricky to get your hands on, but cases for the Mediatek MT6595 powered phone are easily available and in a number of styles.

Oppo N3 fingerprint scanner looks confirmed in new teaser, or is it the volume rocker?

Posted on in Android, Leaks and Spy photos, news, Oppo, Phones, Tech | 6 comments
oppo n3 teaser

Leaked photos from China that show a fingerprint scanner on the Oppo N3 now look to be confirmed in a new official Oppo teaser.

The Philips i966 is an expensive flagship beast!

Posted on in news, Phones, Tech | 6 comments
Philips i966

With yesterday’s launch of the Philips i966 we were excited at the possibility of another amazing flagship at a lower price, but we were wrong.

Real photos of the DOOV V1 show off huge rotating camera

Posted on in Android, Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, Tech | 2 comments
doov v1

It’s safe to assume that the Oppo N3 won’t be cheap when it launches, but never fear as the DOOV V1 is here with rotating camera and likely more affordable price tag.

Discussion: Would you buy the $80 Catee CT550?

Posted on in Android, news, Phones, Tech | 43 comments
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We believe the $80 Catee CT550 is the exact opposite of what Android phone customers want. Are we wrong? Join the conversation!

Affordable Huawei Honor 4X 64Bit Snapdragon phone spotted

Posted on in Android, Huawei, Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, Tech, Tenaa | 5 comments
huawei honor 4x

The Huawei Honor range is expanding once again this time with the introduction of the new Huawei Honor 4X LTE phone.

Philips and Alibaba team up to launch flagship YunOS phone with 2K display

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones, Tech | 11 comments
Philips i966

Philips’ smartphones have generally been well designed up low-end products, but the new Philips i966 phone with YunOS shows that they can do flagship phones too.

Oppo send out VR Goggles as part of Oppo N3 launch invite

Posted on in Launch, news, Oppo, Phones | 3 comments
oppo n3 invite 5

As we speculated over the weekend, Oppo’s VR goggles have been sent out to Chinese media as part of the companies invitation to the Oppo N3 launch.

Mid-range Lenovo K30 T spotted at TENAA

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, Lenovo, news, Phones, Tenaa | 2 comments
lenovo k30 t rear

After news that Lenovo have planning to tackle Xiaomi with their own sub brand, the mystery Lenovo K30-T turns up at TENAA HQ.

Chinese Xiaomi customers could be in for Mi4, MiPad and MiTV price cuts

Posted on in news, Phones, Xiaomi | 5 comments
xiaomi mi4 price drop

Xiaomi’s official Tmall E-commerce page was updated today with images that point at price cuts for some of the Xiaomi range including the Xiaomi Mi4.