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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!

Cubot S200 packs a 3300mAh battery for $107 on sale now

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cubot s200

Cubot’s S200 is a low-cost phone for international smartphone buyers with a large battery inside.

Elephone G7, slim octacore phone presale begins

Posted on in Elephone, Launch, news, Phones | 9 comments
elephone g7

It didn’t take Elephone long to take their slim G7 phone from render to real product, and already presales have started.

Xiaomi ban lifted in India for Qualcomm devices

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xiaomi mi4 review

A few days ago Xiaomi was hit with a ban preventing the sale of its device in India, new reports say that the ban will be lifted for some products early next year.

Suspected full specifications of the Meizu Blue Charm aka Meilan

Posted on in Android, Launch, Leaks and Spy photos, Meizu, news, Phones, Tech | 10 comments
meizu blue charm

23rd December is the date that Meizu will release the Blue Charm smartphone, and as you would expect leaks of the phone are spilling out from all sources, including these purported full specifications.

999 Yuan Meizu Smart Router Pegged for 23rd December launch

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meizu router

Meizu’s Meilan (Blue Charm) range tipped to include two phones and smart devices included a Meilan router costing 999 Yuan. Earlier today we posted an image of a leaked slide from an internal Meizu meeting. The image clearly shows a Meilan phone, Meilan Note along with two other devices, one costing 299 Yuan and the […]


Cyanogen-powered YU phone will launch 18th December

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India’s Micromax will launch their new YU smartphone on the 18th December running Cyanogen ROM.

The Oppo R5 cracks nuts and smashes fruits in this video

Posted on in Android, news, Oppo, Phones, Tech, Video | 11 comments
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To put the minds on many at ease, Oppo have put together this short video of the slender Oppo R5 being smashed into and through various objects.

64bit, LTE Lenovo Note8 gets international price of $179.99

Posted on in Launch, Lenovo, news, Phablets, Phones | 10 comments
lenovo note 8

One of the first 64bit MT6752 phones to come out of China has now been listed on reseller sites at the low price of phone $179.99!

MXQ S85 wants a place under your TV this Christmas

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mxq android box

Android TV boxes are getting cheaper than ever and this $60 options is a very good example.

Huawei Honor 6 set to get Lollipop update early 2015

Posted on in Android, Huawei, Launch, news, Phones, Tech | 3 comments
emui 3

Huawei have gone on the record to confirm that the Honor 6 will receive an Android 5.0 Lollipop update early in 2015.

Xiaomi release alloy mouse mat for $10

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xiaomi mouse mat

Although they don’t make a PC (yet) Xiaomi have extended their range of PC accessories this week to include an alloy mouse mat.

Confirmed: Indian OnePlus One won’t get Cyanogen updates!

Posted on in Android, Launch, news, OnePlus, Phones, Tech | 7 comments
cyanogenmod find7

Finally Cyanogen have come clean after their ambiguous statement last week, and have confirmed that OnePlus phones bought in India will not be getting CM updates.

Lenovo Sisley Vs UMi Zero : which would you choose?

Posted on in Android, Lenovo, news, Phones, Specifications, Tech, Umi | 30 comments
umi zero vs lenovo sisley

Both have alloy bodies and SUPER AMOLED display, but which of these two stylish smartphones would you like in your pocket?

Holiday savings mean the 64bit Elephone P6000 is just $159.99

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Elephone P6000

In the spirit of the holidays, Elephone are offering $10 off some of their range, which slices the price of their first 64bit phone to only $159.99.

Otium Gear smartwatch now available on Amazon

Posted on in Android, news, Otium, Tech, Wearable | 7 comments
otium gear

Otium’s Gear smartwatch has not made its way on to Amazong at under $100 with nice features.

InkCase Plus brings an extra E-ink display to your Android Phone

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones | 3 comments
ink case plus

Inkcase Plus Kickstarter project heads in to pre-order stage after successful funding.

ZTE Q7 stops off at TENAA, another iPhone 6 wannabe

Posted on in Android, Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, Tech, ZTE | 4 comments
zte q7

iPhone 6 clones are cropping up from all over the place, even big name companies are getting in on the act. Here is ZTE’s offering the ZTE Q7.

Vivo officially entering Indian smartphone market

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones, Vivo | 13 comments
vivo xshot vs oneplus one camera shootout

Vivo, the makers of the very good Vivo Xshot and Xplay 3S are officially headed to India in the footsteps of Xiaomi and OnePlus.

Meizu say 6.7million MX4 Pro have been booked by Chinese fans

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meizu pre sales

It looks like Meizu are on to another winner with their Meizu MX4 Pro, which has already taken an astonishing 6.7million pre-orders!

DOOGEE DG280 cost just $80

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doogee dg280

DOOGEE are releasing a new entry-level phone at just $80 for young smartphone users.