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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

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

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones | 5 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 | 7 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 | 0 comments
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.

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The attractive Leagoo Lead 3 costs only $70

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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 | 0 comments
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.

Xiaomi releases app which helps you discover if your phone is fake

Posted on in Knock Off, news, Phones, Xiaomi | 7 comments
xiaomi identification app

Apple, HTC and Samsung aren’t the only ones who have to contend with clone makers, Xiaomi have also been working to fight them for a long time and have released an app to help worried customers.

Benchmarks war! Xiaomi Mi4 vs Huawei Honor 6 vs OnePlus One

Posted on in Benchmarks, Huawei, news, OnePlus, Phones, Reviews, Xiaomi | 31 comments
xiaomi Mi4 vs Huawei Honor 5 vs OnePlus One Antutu V5 Benchmarks

3 of the best compete head to head in a benchmark war but who will win? The all new Xiaomi Mi4, the surpassing Huawei Honor 6 or the OnePlus One?

OnePlus Answers the the Xiaomi Mi4 launch with 5000 invites

Posted on in news, OnePlus, Phones | 5 comments
oneplus one blizzard of invites

To ward off the launch of the Xiaomi Mi4 and to keep in the minds of everyone (if that was needed), OnePlus has launched Blizzard of Invites!

Meizu receives huge financial boost

Posted on in Meizu, news, Phones | 4 comments
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Meizu are in the process of transforming from a smaller privately owned company to something much larger, with recent investments believed to be around 20 billion Yuan!

Exclusive! KingSing to launch $99 Windows Tablet!

Posted on in news, Phones | 1 comment
kingsing w8 tablet

We first met KingSing here on GizChina when they released a handful of low-end Android smartphone, however they are now reaching for a piece of the Windows Tablet market share with one of the first $99 Windows tablets!

Xiaomi Mi4 early benchmarks

Posted on in Android, Benchmarks, news, Phones, Tech, Xiaomi | 5 comments
xiaomi mi4 antutu leaked

If you were hoping for a 40,000 point beast with the Xiaomi Mi4, then you might be in for a little surprise as benchmarks show slightly lower scores.

Xiaomi Mi Band launched and it costs only $13

Posted on in Launch, news, Tech, Wearable, Xiaomi | 5 comments
xiaomi mi band hands on

As well as launching their first ever 4G LTE smartphone, Xiaomi also released their first ever wearable today, the Xiaomi Mi Band!

Xiaomi Mi4 launched! Specifications and details!

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones, Tech, Xiaomi | 46 comments
xiaomi mi4 launch

The Xiaomi launch is over and as predicted, and leaked the star of the show was the all new Xiaomi Mi4 flagship phone. So let’s take a look at what the Mi4 has to offer.

Official Xiaomi Mi4 press images

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones, Xiaomi | 24 comments
xiaomi mi4

It’s official those past few leaks were of the real Xiaomi Mi4. Here are official press renders live from the launch.

Bamboo OnePlus One Style Swap Covers launched at $49

Posted on in Launch, news, OnePlus, Phones | 9 comments
bamboo oneplus one

While Xioami are in the process of launching the Xiaomi Mi4, OnePlus China and OnePlus Global have together announced the release of the Bamboo Style Swap cover for the OnePlus One.

Leaked first hands on photos of the Xiaomi Mi4!

Posted on in Android, Launch, Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, Tech, Xiaomi | 11 comments
xiaomi mi4 hands on leaks

Someone in China has managed to get their hands on the Xiaomi Mi4 ahead of the official launch! Here are the first hands on photos of the all new Xiaomi flagship!