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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

IUNI U3 Review – high resolution and power at a great price

Posted on in Android, IUNI, news, Phones, Reviews, Tech | 19 comments
iuni u3 review

In this IUNI U3 review we take a look at the latest high tech Android smartphone from China, powered by a Snapdragon 801 and with a 2K display for $320!

Xiaomi rumoured to launch flagship Redmi range based on MT6595

Posted on in Meizu, news, Phones, Xiaocai | 20 comments
redmi-1s

Rumours point at a new flagship Redmi range of phones from Xiaomi based on the latest MT6595 Mediatek chipsets

Vivo Xplay 5 could be the first phones to use Snapdragon 810, others to follow

Posted on in IUNI, news, Oppo, Phones, Vivo | 8 comments
snapdragon 810

Self proclaimed Chinese tech analyst, Pan Jiutang, has taken to Weibo with his thoughts on which phones to use the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor. Here is what he came up with.

Meizu MX4 Review – Did Meizu make good?

Posted on in Android, Meizu, news, Phones, Reviews, ROM, Tech | 97 comments
meizu MX4 review

Read the full Meizu MX4 review, the worlds first Mediatek MT6595, LTE phone from China. Can it compete with Qualcomm phones from rivals?

Meizu fans in China will be able to buy the MX4 in store tomorrow!

Posted on in Launch, Meizu, news, Phones | 5 comments
quad core meizu mx launch day

From 10am tomorrow morning, Meizu fans across China will be able to walk in to their local electronics store and buy the Meizu MX4!

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Elephone P4000 wants to be your Mi4 wannabe

Posted on in Android, Elephone, Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, Tech | 5 comments
elephone p4000 leaked

Elephone don’t stop for breath! Earlier this week they released 3 new low-cost phones, and now a 4th, Mi4 influenced, Elephone P4000 is heading our way.

Was your wait for the OnePlus One worth it or did you buy something else?

Posted on in Android, news, OnePlus, Phones, Tech | 69 comments
oneplus one sandstone 64gb review

With OnePlus One invites flowing nicely now and most of us have had the phone for a few months now it is time to look back and ask “was the wait worth it?”.

Multilingual MIUI V6 spied, beta testers wanted

Posted on in Android, news, Phones, ROM, Tech, Xiaomi | 5 comments
miui v6 international

Xiaomi fans and lovers of MIUI will already be aware that MIUI only officially comes in English and Chinese, but that won’t be the case for much longer!

TCL Hero 2 announced with 8-core CPU, LTE and stylus

Posted on in Launch, news, Phablets, Phones, TCL | 14 comments
tcl hero 2

TCL, or Alactel OneTouch, depending on here you live, have announced the Hero 2 6-inch phablet with added LTE.

ZTE ZMax offers amazing specifications to US customers at only $230!

Posted on in Launch, news, Phablets, Phones, ZTE | 9 comments
zte zmax

ZTE launch the amazing $230 ZTE Zmax in New York with large HD display, LTE and Snapdragon 400 processor.

Another possible Oppo N3 render turns up

Posted on in Launch, news, Oppo, Phones | 1 comment
oppo n3 render

Oppo are throwing our curve balls to put people of the scent of the look of the Oppo N3, but could this latest render have an ounce of truth to it?

China’s BYD G5, first car to receive an Antutu benchmark?

Posted on in Android, Cars, news, Phones, Tech | 6 comments
byd g5

Car maker, BYD, shows of it’s cars performance figures with an Antutu benchmark!

Want Stock Kitkat on your Xiaomi Mi3 or Mi4? You got it!

Posted on in Android, news, Phones, ROM, Tech, Xiaomi | 14 comments
xiaomi-mi4-kitkat

A MIUI developer has released a stock Android 4.4 ROM for the Xiaomi Mi3 and Mi4 to download and install now.

SoPhone i6, another iPhone 6 clone make its debut

Posted on in Apple, Knock Off, Launch, news, Phones | 7 comments
sophone i6

Another of China’s infamous clone makers have clawed their way out of the woodwork with their own interpretation of an iPhone 6 clone.

Oppo N3 launch confirmed plus purported leaked images

Posted on in Launch, news, Oppo, Phones | 21 comments
oppo n3

The successor to the Oppo N1, the Oppo N3 is official and is coming in October! Launch details plus purported leaked images.

UMi Zero teases its Super AMOLED display

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, Tech, Umi | 12 comments
UMI ZERo

It’s no secret that UMi are preparing to launch a new smartphone named the UMi Zero, but what could have been yet another bland mid-ranger if quickly becoming a rather exciting prospect.

Breaking, Meizu MX4 pricing includes import tax and shipping!

Posted on in Launch, Meizu, news, Phones | 44 comments
meizu mx4 price

Meizu have updated details of the Meizu MX4 pricing which makes the price a little easier to swallow for international customers in certain parts of the world.

OnePlus and Meizu tease Apple over the iPhone 6

Posted on in Apple, Launch, Meizu, news, OnePlus, Phones | 19 comments
meizu mx4 apple iphone 6

Chinese upstarts OnePlus and Meizu are already pointing fun at the recently launched iPhone 6 range with a couple of images posted on their respective Facebook pages.

Flyme 4.0 vs MIUI V6 vs IUNI OS – A look at 3 of the top Chinese ROMS

Posted on in Android, IUNI, Meizu, news, Phones, ROM, Tech, Xiaomi | 31 comments
flyme miui iuni os

We take a look at three of the latest, most up to date ROMS from Chinese smartphone companies Flyme 4.0 from Meizu, MIUI V6 from Xiaomi and IUNI OS from IUNI.

Oppo N3 camera centric phone rumoured to launch in October

Posted on in Launch, news, Oppo, Phones | 0 comments
oppo n3 teaser

Oppo are rumoured to release the Oppo N3 camera centric smartphone this October. What can we expect from this new camera phone?