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Abbie

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!

Xiaomi.com get renamed as Mi.com as global expansion continues

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mi com

Xaiomi’s push in to Asia has brought on a global rethink of the brand and simplisation of the company website to simply Mi.com.

Vivo Xshot takes the lead in latest Antutu scores

Posted on in Android, news, Phones, Vivo | 11 comments
vivo xshot antutu

Latest Antutu scores have the Vivo Xshot scoring over 40,000 points, currently one of the highest scores of any Android mobile!

New Gionee Elife E7 Mini model is the first quad-core MT6588 device

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Remember the Gionee Elife E7 mini with rotating camera? Well it is back but now with a quad-core MT6588 Mediatek option.

iOcean X8 photo samples

Posted on in iOcean, news, Phones | 8 comments
iocean x8 sample photo

Photo samples taken with the rear 14 mega-pixel camera of the iOcean X8 phablet. What do you make of these images?

Xiaomi Tablet leaked photos, looks a lot like the iPad mini

Posted on in Android, Leaks and Spy photos, news, Tablets, Tech, Xiaomi | 9 comments
xiaomi tablet leaked

Again with the Xiaomi tablet leaks, only this one actually looks more like a tablet and less of a Magic Trackpad.

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Octacore JiaYu G5S will arrive next week

Posted on in JiaYu, Launch, news | 16 comments
jiayu g5 review

The JiaYu G4S isn’t the only octacore update for this month, the JiaYu G5S has also recently gone on sale here in China and will be available elsewhere next week.

Green Orange N1S Gets TRI SIM support

Posted on in Green Orange, Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones | 6 comments
green orange n1s tri sim

One of the hottest reasons for the popularity of Chinese phones is dual-SIM support, well even that can get a little old and now tri SIM phones are hitting the market!

MIUI V5 based on Andorid 4.4 KitKat now in beta on the Xiaomi Mi3

Posted on in Android, Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, Tech, Xiaomi | 8 comments
miui kitkat xiaomi mi3

Xiaomi Mi3 owners will be happy to learn that MIUI V5 based on Android 4.4 KitKat is now undergoing beta tests!

JiaYu G4S goes on sale today! Discount code available!

Posted on in JiaYu, Launch, news, Phones | 28 comments
jiayu g4s

The octacore JiaYu G4S officially goes on sale today, the first model available being the 2GB RAM 16GB memory model.

First photos of the ZTE Star 1, possible MT6595 phone?

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phablets, Phones, ZTE | 0 comments
zte star 1

A few days after mysterious packaging and a filing for a stylish phablet from ZTE turned up, real photos finally emerge to show off the all new ZTE Star 1.

Octacore JiaYu G4S will cost $210 internationally

Posted on in JiaYu, Launch, news, Phones | 15 comments
jiayu g4 back

This coming Monday, 14th April, the octacore JiaYu G4S will officially go onsale in China, International customers will be able to preorder the phone starting this weekend with the price set at $210.

Gionee Elife E7 mini available in Europe as the Allview P7 Xtreme

Posted on in Android, Gionee, news, Phones, Tech, Video | 2 comments
p7 xtreme

German phone brand Allview have snatched up Gionee’s rotating camera Elife E7 Mini and launched it as the Allview P7 Xtreme.

Chinese phone maker Doogee sponsor Spanish football team Villarreal C.F.

Posted on in Android, Doogee, news, Phones, Tech | 11 comments
doogee villarreal fc

Doogee aim to build their brand reputation in Europe by sponsoring Spanish football team Villarreal C.F.

Xiaomi Mi3S rumoured to be better looking and better performing

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, Xiaomi | 16 comments
Xiaomi mi3 64GB

A mid-life Xiaomi Mi3S update could bring more than just a boost in hardware to the phone and may result in a better looking device.

WCDMA JiaYu F1 on sale from $75.99 to international customers

Posted on in JiaYu, Launch, news, Phones | 19 comments
jiayu f1

As promised the WCDMA version of the JiaYu F1 has gone on sale, and as expected it costs slightly more than it does here in China.

Rockchip RK3288 powered iSports Android game console costs less than $100

Posted on in Android, Launch, news, Tech | 2 comments
isports Android game console China

China releases an Android games system powered by the Rockchip RK3288 with Nintendo Wii and Xbox features!

North Korea’s Arirang Smartphone is a rebadged Uniscope smartphone

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Arirang

North Korea’s first Android smartphone turns out to be nothing more than a regarded Chinese Uniscope U1201.

Eton Raytheon has a 5000mAh battery capacity with a claimed 1100 hours of standby

Posted on in Eton, Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, Tech | 13 comments
eton Raytheon 5000mah

Another larger capacity phone to rival the Lenovo P780, the Eton Raytheon boasts a 5000mAh battery capacity which appears to be made up of dual batteries.

Huawei Ascend P7 will be released 7th May

Posted on in Huawei, Launch, news, Phones | 4 comments
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A launch has been set for the latest Huawei launch! May 7th is the date we will finally get to see the next flagship smartphone from the Chinese giant.

Vivo Xzoom is officially the Xshot, here are more details

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, Vivo | 3 comments
vivo xshot

Vivo steps up the teasers today, officially naming their new device the Vivo Xshot!