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Abbie is a self confessed Chinese phone addict! After cutting her teeth on the Meizu M9 she hasn't been able to keep away from Chinese phones keeping her ear to the ground especially for the latest Shanzhai and clone news!

Another OnePlus One allegedly explodes

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oneplus explosion

OnePlus have been in the spotlight for various reasons since they exploded on to the smartphone scene last year, it isn’t just the company combusting though! Their phones are allegedly doing the same too!

Doogee compare PDAF on the Doogee F3 to major rivals

Posted on in Doogee, news, Phones | 67 comments
doogee f3 pdaf

Doogee have been ensuring that we all know the Doogee F3 will sport a Samsung 3M2 sensor, with PDAF, but what are the benefits of such a camera?

Low-cost Bluboo Xfire approaches launch, gets a promo video

Posted on in Bluboo, Launch, news, Phones | 8 comments
bluboo xfire

If you are waiting for the next wave of budget phones to go on sale the Bluboo Xfire is obviously one to look out for. Here are more details along with a short promo video.

Elephone M1 promises to be Elephones first USB Type C phone

Posted on in Elephone, news, Phones | 23 comments
elephone m1

If you remember that recently we posted details of the Elephone M2, then the new “business” range will be no stranger to you. The M! will be the second in the line-up and the first Elephone with USB Type C.

Blackview release OTA for the Alife P1 Pro provide camera samples

Posted on in Blackview, Phones | 5 comments
blackview alife p1 pro

Blackview have released an OTA for their Blackview Alife P1 Pro that optimises a few of the key smartphone features.

Slim and business like, this is the Elephone M2

Posted on in Elephone, news, Phones | 26 comments
elephone m2 smartphone

Another upcoming release from Elephone. The Elephone M2 will be a designer phone aimed at business uses or those wanting a little more flash for their cash.

Doogee F3 Pro gets its starring role in scratch test video plus more

Posted on in Doogee, news, Phones | 18 comments
doogee f3 pro

Doogee have been hyping up the Doogee F3 Pro for weeks, now we finally see some video of the phone and the packaging the device will ship in.

More official details of Bluboo’s $60 Xfire smartphone

Posted on in Bluboo, news, Phones | 6 comments
bluboo xfire

We’ve already seen a few images of the Bluboo Xfire along with the 399 Yuan price tag, now we have official specifications for this amazing low-cost Android device.

Deal: Zeblaze Crystal smartwatch available for $54.99

Posted on in news, Wearable, Zeablaze | 16 comments

Smartwatch maker Zeblaze have teamed up with online resellers to offer their newest wearable at a cut down price for a limited time only.

Zopo working with ROM developer to bring custom ROMs to latest phones

Posted on in news, Phones, Zopo | 11 comments
zopo speed 7 plus specifications

Zopo are finally learning (the hard way) what customers want and deserve. After finally releasing a couple of new flagships, the company have now teased their plans to open source codes and have new ROMs developed.

Elephone P8000 shipping 25th July source code already available

Posted on in Elephone, news, Phones, ROM | 4 comments
elephone p8000 source code

Just as promised, Elephone have released the kernel source code for the Elephone P8000 publicly to devs to get their hands on.

Xiaomi look like they will release the Mi Band 2 tomorrow

Posted on in Android, news, Tech, Wearable, Xiaomi News | 7 comments
xiaomi mi band 2

Leaked photos this month showed a new version of the Xiaomi Mi Band with added heart rate monitor, now a post today suggests the new Xiaomi wearable could be released tomorrow.

Ulefone offering 10,000 Be Touch 2 in “Snap up deal”

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones, Ulefone | 51 comments
ulefone be touch 2

Ulefone are sticking to their “snap up” promotion for the release of the Ulefone Be Touch which will see 10,000 phones available at a low price.

Ulefone Be Touch 2 alongside Elephone P8000 for Antutu and gaming test

Posted on in Elephone, news, Phones, Ulefone | 33 comments
ulefone be touch 2 vs elephone p8000

This video has been recorded to show the difference in speed between the Ulefone Be Touch 2 and Elephone P8000, but it also gives us a good screen and size comparison too.

Budget JiaYu F2 to get a 64bit chip update

Posted on in JiaYu, news, Phones | 16 comments
jiayu f2

The budget priced JiaYu F2 is set to get a significant upgrade from 32bit MT6582 chipset to 64bit MT6735 processor.

Lenovo get in to the PC stick game with the Ideacenter Stick 300

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lenovo stick 300

For years now China has been home to small USB device that can turn your TV in to an Android smart TV, but with Intel’s help we are seeing more power mini PC versions hitting the market and not just from smaller companies either.

Ulefone working on Flyme, Cyanogenmod for Be Touch 2

Posted on in Android, news, Phones, Tech, Ulefone | 7 comments
ulefone be touch 2 custom roms

The Ulefone Be Touch 2 already ships with a stock installation of Android Lollipop, but the company will soon offer popular custom ROMs for the phone for users to try soon enough.

That Xiaomi mi band 2 is actually the latest wearable from Zeaplus

Posted on in news, Tech, Wearable, Zeaplus | 15 comments
zeaplus band

Yesterday we saw reports of a touch screen version of the Xiaomi mi band 2, but it seems it isn’t to be and those images were actually of the latest wearable from Zeaplus.

Are wearables really selling? Zeaplus think so with the launch of the DM360

Posted on in Zeaplus | 14 comments
zeaplus watch

With the price of Android Wear devices still quite high, Chinese tech makers are still trying to break in to the market with their own cheaper alternatives. Here is the latest from Zeaplus, the DM360.

Meizu m2 note, looks like a m1 note crossed with the MX4

Posted on in Launch, Leaks and Spy photos, Meizu News, news, Phones | 6 comments
meizu m2 note

In just a few weeks time the next Meizu smartphone will be unveiled China, but do we already have our first glimpse of the new mid range phone?