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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

Leak: 4G LTE version of the Xiaomi Redmi Note photos

Posted on in Android, Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, Tech, Xiaomi | 2 comments
redmi lte

Xiaomi didn’t release an LTE version of the Redmi series (despite receiving network licences for the phones), but that hasn’t stopped hands on photos and video of the updated device from hitting the web.

Spy: First real photos of the Wico C1 LG G3 wannabe

Posted on in Knock Off, news, Phones | 6 comments
wico c1 lg g3 clone

Our sources have sent us more details, including real photos of the Wico C1! Just how thin are those bezels!

Xiaomi Mi4 sheds NFC as only 1% of people used it! do you agree?

Posted on in news, Phones, Xiaomi | 12 comments
xiaomi mi4 rear removal

In a recent interview about the Xiaomi Mi4, Lei Jun explained that his company chose to remove NFC from the new phone as people didn’t use it!

Meizu MX4 screen panels caught on camera with 1.1mm bezels

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, Meizu, news, Phones | 5 comments
meizu mx4 display leak

You could hardly call the screen bezels of the Meizu MX3 wide, but compared to leaked Meizu MX4 display parts and designs the new phone has gone much thinner.

Eton P5, LTE and 4000mAh battery

Posted on in news, Phones | 4 comments
eton p5 lte

Chinese phone maker Eton, continue to concentrate on smartphones with larger battery capacity with the Eton P5.

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Xiaomi Mi4 sells out in 37 seconds in China

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones, Xiaomi | 4 comments
xiaomi mi4 sold out

There is always a lot of excitement surrounding a new Xiaomi phone launch, and the start of the Xiaomi Mi4 sales in China was no different!

Vivo Xshot Review – My top pick for 2014 so far!

Posted on in Android, Launch, news, Phones, Reviews, Tech, Video, Vivo | 25 comments
vivo xshot review hero

The Vivo Xshot is the newest phone in the current Vivo lineup. The handset is interesting as it isn’t designed to be a flagship model, it’s a camera centric device, but with the features it has on offer it is easily capable of mixing it up with the best of the best.

Xiaomi Mi4 pre-orders begin in Italy

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones, Xiaomi | 8 comments
xiaomi mi4 launch

In the past it took months before international resellers were able to get their hands on the latest Xiaomi but this, it seems, is no longer true as Italian resellers have already started pre-orders.

iPhone 6 knock off runs fake iOS in video

Posted on in Apple, Knock Off, Launch, news, Phones | 3 comments
fake iphone 6 wico 6

We have seen dummy units of the iPhone 6 online before now, and even caught a glimpse of a few of the internal components, but this a different beast all together. Chinese phone maker Wico (remember them from last week with the near bezeless phone?) have put together an iPhone 6 clone based on all the current leaks we have seen so far.

MIUI V6 leaked screenshots show us the new Xiaomi UI

Posted on in Android, Launch, news, Phones, ROM, Tech, Xiaomi | 6 comments
xiaomi miui v6

MIUI V6 leaked screenshots show us the new Xiaomi UI

First real photo of the bamboo Xiaomi Mi4

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones, Xiaomi | 2 comments
xiaomi mi4 bamboo rear

At the Xiaomi Mi4 launch, Lei Jun announced that the new flagship would be available with alternate style covers. Here is the first look at the bamboo model.

Wico about to launch 5.5mm phone with 5.5-inch display

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones | 8 comments
wico c1 thin android phone

Chinese phone makers have an obsession with building ultra thin Android smartphones, and it simply is not going away. Start-up Wico (not to be confused with Wiko) have announced their first phone will be the 5.5mm thick Wico C1.

KingSing take a crack at LG with their LG G3 clone

Posted on in Exclusive, KingSing, Knock Off, Launch, news, Phones | 8 comments
kingsing s2 lgg3 clone

KingSing, a manufacturer who started life as a low-cost phone maker, are fast becoming a clone maker that could rival even GooPhone!

Allwinner 64-bit processors coming to market this year

Posted on in Android, Launch, news, Tech | 1 comment
allwinner-a33

Chip maker Allwinner are planning to launch their 64-bit chips this year, based on new ARMv8 architecture.

OnePlus One receives stock Android 4.4.4 ROM

Posted on in Android, Launch, news, OnePlus, Phones, Tech | 1 comment
oneplus one android

If you are looking for a more natural Android experience from your OnePlus One, there is now an official stock ROM based on Android 4.4.4 available for the phone.

Lenovo K920 Flagship Killer launching 5th August

Posted on in Launch, Lenovo, news | 15 comments
lenovo k920 launch date

With all the flagship news recently we have totally overlooked Lenovo, but they have bounded back in to the headlines with news of the Lenovo K920 launch date.

The attractive Leagoo Lead 3 costs only $70

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones | 4 comments
leagoo lead 3

Is a cheap phone necessarily a bad-looking, poor performing device? This year we are learning more than ever that great phones can come at a low price, but not many cost as little as the Leagoo Lead 3.

LTE equipped TCL Memeda announced with Sony IMX214 sensor for only $145

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones, TCL | 7 comments
tcl memeda lte

TCL have added a new model to its Memeda range of smartphones. The New Memeda 4G boasts LTE and an octacore processor.

Rumour: Meizu MX4 to launch on 2nd September

Posted on in Launch, Meizu, news, Phones | 1 comment
fluorescent Meizu MX3

Even if Meizu aren’t leaking details of their new phones, news is getting out and spreading quickly. Could the new MX phone launch on 2nd September?

Lenovo smart glass spotted, will cost $1300

Posted on in Android, Launch, Lenovo, news, Phones, Tech, Wearable | 0 comments
lenovo smart glasses

The patents and rumours have been confirmed as true as China’s Lenovo have shown off their very own Smart Glasses in Beijing.