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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!

Lenovo A7000 released, boasts Dolby Atmos Audio

Posted on in Launch, Lenovo, news, Phones | 17 comments
lenovo a7000

It’s becoming more comment for Chinese phone makers to concentrate on Audio, the latest Lenovo A7000 goes one step further by being the first to offer Dolby Atmos.

HTC M9 and Samsung Galaxy S6 cases show up on Alibaba in China

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, Tech | 2 comments
htc m9 cases

Alibaba is a great source of tips and leaks for upcoming phones, and once again the Ecommerce platform is helping to piece together both the HTC M9 and Samsung Galaxy S6 phones.

$88 Karbonn Titanium Dazzle launched in Inida

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones | 3 comments
Karbonn Titanium Dazzle

India based Karbonn have released their latest Android phone costing a remarkable $88.

20nm MT6796 chipset leaked on roadmap

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones | 6 comments

Mediatek won’t be slowing down this year and plan to launch the 20nm MT6796 64bit later in the year.

Oxygen OS and Cyanogen 12S both coming to the OPO in March

Posted on in Launch, news, OnePlus, Phones | 3 comments
oneplus oxygen rom ui

Owners of the OnePlus One can look forward to two new OS options this March.

Lenovo could launch 5 new Vibe branded phones at MWC

Posted on in Android, Launch, Leaks and Spy photos, Lenovo, news, Phones, Tech | 8 comments
lenovo vibe family

Lenovo look like they are planning to make waves at MWC this year with the launch of 5 new devices all under the Vibe sub brand.

UMi Zero update 3.06 released

Posted on in Android, news, Phones, ROM, Tech, Umi | 16 comments
umi zero update

UMi Zero owners are once again lucky to get another firmware update for their alloy bodied phones.

Qualcomm and Mediatek versions of the Zenfone 2 is a possibility

Posted on in Asus, news, Phones | 8 comments
asus zenfone 2

One of the more exciting phones launches at CES was the Asus Zenfone 2 with 4GB RAM, now reports are in that a Qualcomm and Mediatek variant could be in the works.

The Serendipity S7 shows up in the flesh and retains its super narrow bezels

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Serendipity S7

All to often renders of a new smartphone don’t quite live up to expectation once the device launches. Not true with the Serendipity S7 which retains ultra narrow belles even in the flesh.

Allwinner hoping to bring the cost of 4K video down with new 64bit tablet SoC

Posted on in Android, Launch, news, Tablets, Tech | 4 comments

Chinese chip maker Allwinner have unveiled the Allwinner A64 SoC for tablets which could bring 4K video support to devices in lower price brackets.

Dual Boot Wei Yan Sofia said to run Android 5.0 and Windows 10

Posted on in Android, Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, Tech | 16 comments

China could soon be home to a dual boot Windows 10, Android 5.0 smartphone named the Wei Yan Sofia.

Coolpad IVVI K1 mini announced, measures only 4.7mm thick

Posted on in CoolPad, Launch, news, Phones | 6 comments
coolpad ivvi k1 mini

A few weeks back Coolpad teased a phone that could have either had a 4.7-inch phone or be 4.7mm thick, and low and behold the IVVI K1 mini is both!

OnePlus post video teasing Lollipop based ROM

Posted on in Android, news, OnePlus, Phones, Tech | 1 comment
oneplus lollipop rom

After leaked images of the OnePlus Oxygen ROM, OnePlus have posted a teaser video of their own showing a Lollipop based ROM on their OPO flagship.

This is the first glimpse of the OnePlus ROM UI

Posted on in Android, OnePlus, Phones, Tech | 5 comments
oneplus oxygen rom ui

With a name chosen and development underway, OnePlus One users are desperate to see their phones new ROM, well here’s your chance with a first quick glimpse of the OnePlus Oxygen UI.

2015: Top 6 sub $150 Android smartphones you can buy this month

Posted on in news, Phones, Tech, Top 10 | 24 comments
ulefone be x

Smartphone specifications are up and pricing is way way down for 2015. Here are our top 6 sub $150 Android phone you can buy right now!

New Tenaa listings point at possible Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 specifications

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, Tech, Tenaa, Xiaomi News | 6 comments
xiaomi redmi note 2

Xiaomi fans looking forward to the next generation Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 might be left a little disappointed if the following specifications become true.

MT6752 Ecoo Aurora E04 real photos and pricing

Posted on in ECOO, news, Phones | 37 comments
Ecoo Aurora E04

Real photos of the Ecoo Aurora plus pricing of the new Ecoo phone are in. Could this fingerprint reading phone be a match for the JiaYu S3 and Meizu m1 note?

Xiaomi Mi Note sells out in just 3 minutes

Posted on in news, Phones, Xiaomi News | 25 comments
xiaomi mi note hands on photos

If you thought that Xiaomi might have problems shifting their high-end and high priced Xiaomi Mi Note then think again as the first rounds of sales has sold out in just 3 minutes.

Alleged Huawei P8 image posted on Twitter

Posted on in Huawei, Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, Tech | 9 comments
huawei p8 leaked

A leaked photo posted on Twitter today claims to be of a prototype Huawei P8 with 5.2-inch FHD display. Here are the full details.

Meizu m1 note gets the teardown treatment

Posted on in Meizu News, news, Phones | 0 comments
meizu m1 note teardown

Meizu’s budget friendly Meizu m1 note gets the teardown treatment revealing the inards of the sub 1000 Yuan phone plust sheading a little light on some of the design details.