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Onda v989 breaks Antutu record scores 55,527

Posted on in Android, Benchmarks, news, Tablets, Tech | 24 comments
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A few weeks ago we posted that the Onda V989 octacore tablet could achieve benchmarks of 48,000, well this has been proven untrue with an amazing new score of 55,527 points!

No more Star N9500 sales on Ebay as device is banned after spyware report

Posted on in Knock Off, news, Phones | 2 comments
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E-commerce giant Ebay have banned the sale of Star N9500 Android smartphones after it was revealed the device had factory installed spyware.

Xiaomi Hires Manu Kumar Jain to Head It’s Indian Operations

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones, Xiaomi | 9 comments

Xiaomi have made huge steps in to entering the Indian smartphone market by hiring Jabong co-founder Manu Jain.

KingSing K5 Available in the UK for £69.99

Posted on in KingSing, Launch, news, Phones | 2 comments
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K5, another popular entry-level smartphone of KingSing, is now available on Amazon UK for £69.99.

Cubot S208 listed at just $129.99

Posted on in Cubot, Launch, news, Phones | 4 comments
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Following on from the success of the Cubot X6 a new mid-range device from the phone maker has gone on sale for just $129.99. Keep reading for full details of the Cubot S208.

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OrientPhone A2800, 5-inch, octcore costs $173

Posted on in news, OrientPhone, Phones | 4 comments
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The OrientPhone A2800 is another example of every falling octacore phone prices.

Former Apple CEO’s John Sculley Launches Mobile Brand in India

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones | 0 comments

John Sculley, if you don’t remember him, you won’t forgot him from now on for a while. He is the former Apple CEO and also the man who fired Steve Jobs. Now he is planning to Enter Indian Mobile phone Market with a new Brand ” OBI “.

Windows Phone Set Get Cheaper In India – Courtesy License fee waiver by MS

Posted on in news, Oppo, Phones, Umi | 4 comments
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Mircosoft has signed a deal with Indian phone makers Lava and Karbonn, which will allow the companies to use Windows Mobile with no licensing fees!

$189.99 Octacore Vifocal W92 is a self proclaimed Lenovo Vibe X clone

Posted on in Elephone, Knock Off, Launch, Lenovo, news, Phones | 9 comments
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Vifocal have released their new smartphone, named the Vifocal W92, which they hope will be considered for the crown as worlds cheapest octacore Lenovo Vibe X clone.

Vifocal V8800, is the cheapest octacore, dual sim Note 3 clone!

Posted on in GooPhone, Knock Off, Launch, news, Phones | 12 comments
Vifocal V8800

It is true that good things are never lack of imitators, but it is also true that imitators will have his day. Clone phones maker, goophone has proved this, maybe, Vifocal can do it as well.

New U.S Reseller Features Leading Import Android tablets

Posted on in news, TCL, THL | 5 comments
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U.S. based reseller, TabletMaxx launched an online website in early February with several prominent import brands available directly within the United States.

Samsung S5 to come with bezle-free display

Posted on in news, Phones, Tech | 8 comments
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According to reports from Korean sources, the next flagship from samsung will have bezzle free display. Samsung has been trying to develop this technology since 2012 where the whole screen is bezle free.

Top 5 Android Gaming Handhelds

Posted on in Android, No.1, Tech | 9 comments
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Top 5 Android powered gaming handhelds you can buy now! Specifications, details and more of the best Android games systems on the market today!

Reader review: COOLPAD 8122 Review – $43 Android smarpthone

Posted on in Android, CoolPad, news, Phones, Reviews, Tech, THL | 6 comments
coolpad 8122 review

MTKForum member Milkboy has sent in his hands on review with the budget minded, Coolpad 8122 Android smartphone. Find out what he thinks in his indepth review here!

Zopo ZP990 Captain S Review

Posted on in Android, news, Phablets, Reviews, Tech, Zopo | 31 comments
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The ZP990 has proven to be one of the most sought after quad-core Chinese phablets on the market today, so just how good is it? How does it work as a Galaxy Note clone? Find out in our Zopo ZP990 Captain S review.

How to drive Mediatek closer to custom ROM developers

Posted on in Android, news, Phablets, Phones, ROM, Tech | 16 comments
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The question put up by Andi, whether Mediatek should embrace GPL (or at least offer more tools to custom ROM devs) can, in my opinon, be easily answered with “Yes”. If you buy a device, its always great to have the opportunity to fiddle around with it and change things. Theres already a lot possible, once you acquire root rights on your Android system, but if the hardware base is open too, the possibilities are even bigger.

Pomp W99 reader impressions

Posted on in Uncategorized | 40 comments
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Are you looking to buy the low-cost Pomp W99? Then before you do read GizChina readers, Jeff Nield’s impressions of the phone. Budget bargain or big let down?

Zopo ZP980 Ultimate Review: MT6589T, 1080, 2GBRAM

Posted on in news, Phones, Reviews, Tech, Video, Zopo | 178 comments
Zopo ZP980 ultimate review

GizChina reader review of the Zopo ZP980 Ultimate Edition featuring, 1080 display, 1.5Ghz MT6589T processor, 2GB RAM and 13 mega-pixel camera!

How to install ClockworkMod Recovery JiaYu G4

Posted on in How To, JiaYu, news, Phones | 108 comments
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Fancy installing a custom ROM on your JiaYu G4? Then GizChina Reader burnt_52 has put this excellent how to guide together showing how to do so using ClockworkMod!

Living with the Jiayu G4 Review: The First Week

Posted on in Elephone, JiaYu, news, Phones, Uncategorized | 100 comments
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GizChina reader Brian Jackson continues his tale of purchasing his JiaYu G4 from China with a write-up and impressions of the quad-core Chinese phone after living with it for a week.