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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!

Xiaomi Mi4i wil be available again in India on 25th and 26th May

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xiaomi mi4i

The Xiaomi Mi4i has been offered in India and Hong Kong so far and now will go on sale in India again on the 25th and 26th May.

Android 5.0 for the JiaYu S3 is an unofficial build for now

Posted on in JiaYu, news, Phones, ROM | 15 comments
jiayu s3 lollipop

Yesterday we broke news that the JiaYu forums had posted photos of the JiaYu S3 running Android 5.0. New details today reveal it is a Spanish developer working on it and not an official JiaYu ROM.

UMi Hammer on just $129.99 with free shipping until 26th May

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umi hammer review

Remember the tough little UMi Hammer we reviewed a few weeks back? Well it is on special offer until the 26th May for only $129.99.

No.1 Sun S2 smartwatch gets a Moto 360 style round display

Posted on in Launch, news, Wearable | 6 comments
no1 s2 sun smartwatch

No.1 are back with another smartwatch. The Sun S2 comes in a more traditional metal watch body with a similar Moto 360 type display.

Xiaomi Mi4i arrives on reseller sites for $289.99

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones, Xiaomi News | 15 comments
xiaomi mi4i

For once it is the Chinese Xiaomi fans who are having trouble getting hold of the Xiaomi Mi4i which has already appeared in India, Hong Kong and now reseller sites.

16GB OnePlus One price cut in China to just 1499 Yuan

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oneplus one android

Since the OnePlus One has been on sale for over a year now and a replacement is in the wings the price of the current 16GB model has been slashed to just 1499 Yuan in China.

OnePlus to launch another device on 28th May?

Posted on in Launch, news, OnePlus, Phones | 10 comments
oneplus box

On 28th May OnePlus will release Hydrogen OS for the OnePlus One, and also a new product that could be a new device.

Nubia Z9 listing shows a $692 price tag

Posted on in Launch, news, Nubia, Phones | 18 comments
Nubia Z9

Nubia’s next device is promised to have some fancy tech, but it sounds like it will be coming at a very high price!

Ulefone cut the cost of the Be Pro to $149.99

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ulefone be pro price cut

Ulefone have cut the cost of their Ulefone Be Pro by $20, making the 64bit phone just $149.99 for international customers to buy now.

Mlais M52 price cut to $149.99

Posted on in Mlais, news, Phones | 10 comments
mlais m52

The Mlais M52 has been a bit of a stunner this year. At it’s original price of $159.99 it was a bargain, but now it is available at only $149.99 for the next 20 days.

Bezeless Nubia Z9 breaks cover again

Posted on in news, Nubia, Phones | 9 comments
nubia z9

Just as the standard Nubia Z9 mini broke cover long before its release, the flagship and bezel free Nubia Z9 has been uncovered once again in early hands on photos.

Xiaomi will be backing Ninebot in attempt to buy Segway

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xiaomi segway

Today it was announced that Xiaomi will be backing start-up Ninebot in a attempt to buy E-vehicle maker Segway.

Gionee Elife E8 rumours begin, what to expect from Gionee’s next flagship?

Posted on in Gionee, news, Phones | 13 comments
gionee elife e7 hero

Since the release of their Elife E7 Gionee have been quiet on the flagship front and mainly worked on slim devices like the newly released S7, but they haven’t packed in the flagship fight and a new Elife E8 is rumoured to release soon.

Oppo A31 all glass, LTE phone for $160 announced

Posted on in Launch, news, Oppo, Phones | 11 comments
oppo a31

Oppo’s phone’s are generally a little more expensive when compared to their competition, but even with the ‘Oppo tax’ the Oppo A31 looks like a nice buy for a style conscious user.

Dieter Rams designed Blackview Alife S1 goes on sale for $179.99

Posted on in Blackview, Launch, news, Phones | 23 comments
blackview alife s1

Blackview teamed up with German designer Dieter Rams on their Blackview Alife S1, which is now on sale at a surprisingly low price.

Xiaomi phones now available on Amazon and Snapdeal in India

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones, Xiaomi News | 0 comments
xiaomi india

Xiaomi phone fans in India now have more options when buying their phones online as the company revealed that Amazon and Snapdeal will both sell Mi devices.

ZTE Blade S6 Plus available around the world on Ebay

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones, ZTE | 3 comments
zte blade s6 plus ebay

ZTE have once again made an unexpected decision and have launched their Blade S6 Plus internationally through Ebay.

Huawei Honor 6 Plus heading to the UK for £299.99

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huawei honor 6 plus hands on

Huawei are taking another step in to the UK pone market this month with the release of the dual camera Huawei Honor 6 Plus.

Ulefone Be Pro Android 5.0 Beta in testing, Beta 2 next week

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ulefone be pro android 5

Ulefone have sent out Android 5.0 Lollipop development ROM’s to Beta testers, take a look at the following video.

HTC One E9+ launched in China with 2K display and Mediatek chipset

Posted on in HTC, Launch, news, Phones | 36 comments
htc one e9+

A plastic bodied version of the HTC M9 has been released exclusively in China with Mediatek chipset and 2K display.