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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

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

Posted on in Android, Launch, news, Oppo, Phones, Tech | 10 comments
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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 | 31 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
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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 | 5 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 | 4 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.

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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
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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 | 41 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 | 4 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
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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.

Leaked Oppo N3 photo shows possible rear fingerprint reader

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, news, Oppo, Phones, Tech | 2 comments
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Are Oppo taking a few tips from big brother Vivo with the Oppo N3 design? This leaked photo certainly suggests so.

4K Xiaomi Mi Box Pro now on sale

Posted on in Android, Launch, news, Tech, Xiaomi | 10 comments
xiaomi mi box pro

Xiaomi have started sales of the Xiaomi Mi Box Pro with 4K video support and up to 2GB RAM in China.

Oppo Find 7 finally gets an official Android 4.4 Kitkat update

Posted on in Android, Launch, news, Oppo, Phones, ROM, Tech, Video | 7 comments
oppo find 7 kitkat

Oppo fans your long suffering with Android 4.3 has finally come to an end with the official release of Android 4.4. Kitkat based ColorOS for the Find 7.

Exclusive: Official specifications of the LTE JiaYu F2

Posted on in Android, JiaYu, news, Phones, Specifications, Tech | 14 comments
jiayu f2 specifications

JiaYu are marching in to the LTE phone market with the both the JiaYu S3 and mid-range JiaYu F2. The F2 is spotlighted this time around with the first official specs of this exciting phone.

Action cameras go ear mounted with the EHEAR E2

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ehear e2

The popularity of GoPro has had Chinese gadget makers scratching their heads wondering how they can also get a piece of the action without going for clone product. The EHEAR E2 is one camera with additional functions.

Lenovo building new brand to slay Xiaomi

Posted on in Lenovo, news, Phones, Xiaomi | 14 comments
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For the past 4 years Xiaomi have proven to be the thorn in the side of a great deal of Chinese and domestic phone makers. Some have tackled the problem by launching a new low-cost line (see Huawei Honor) and some are creating an entire new brand.

UMi release final specifications of their UMi Zero smartphone

Posted on in news, Phones, Specifications, Umi | 10 comments
umi zero final specs

Although we have seen most of the specs from leaks and our sources, today UMi have finally officially posted the specifications of their “Superbody” UMi Zero smartphone.