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Ying Hua

I'm an avid gamer and a bit of a Ninja when it comes to gadgets and technology. When I'm not busy with the latest Android and iOS games and I can be found writing at

Meizu not only launching a new phone! Router, watch, power bank and more rumoured

Posted on in Launch, Meizu News, news, Phones | 3 comments
meizu meilan smartwatch leaked

Meizu have posted new teasers today which point at a up to 4 additional accessories that might be unveiled during the 2nd June launch.

Meizu MX4 and MX4 Pro prices dropped, still worth buying?

Posted on in Launch, Meizu News, news, Phones | 23 comments
meizu mx4

With rumours that Meizu are to launch the M2 Note and MX5 in June are customers still willing to buy current Meizu phones even at knock-down prices?

Cyanogen remove OnePlus screen fix due to major battery drain

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oneplus one cyanogen

Cyangoen have removed a fix created to solve OnePlus One touch screen issues have complaints of serious battery drain.

Nubia Z9 Mini launched in India for Rs 16,999

Posted on in Launch, news, Nubia, Phones | 42 comments
nubia z9

ZTE have entered the crowded Indian smartphone market and are going head to hear with Xiaomi, and OnePlus with the newly released Nubia Z9 Mini.

Meizu m1 note heads to India on 20th May

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meizu india

Meizu India are the first of the global Meizu markets to get their hands on the Meizu m1 note with an open sale heading to Amazon on the 20th May.

Xiaomi Beta Store will open for UK, France, Spain, Germany and U.S on the 18th May

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xiaomi store beta

Xiaomi’s beta accessory store will begin sales and shipping of products from China to customers in the UK, US, France and Germany starting on the 18th May.

We will choose the winner of our Ulefone Be Touch Giveaway on Friday

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ulefone betouch

Our Ulefone Be Touch giveaway is coming to a close on Friday when one lucky GizChina reader will be chosen at random to receive this next generation smartphone.

Vivo X5max S is just 7.29mm with a huge 4150mAh battery

Posted on in news, Phones, Vivo | 19 comments
vivo x5max s

A large battery Vivo has been spotted over at TENAA but it is not your usual bulky device but something much thinner!

UMi Hammer receives LEWA ROM

Posted on in Android, news, Phones, Tech, Umi | 1 comment
umi hammer review

UMi continue their devotion to bringing custom ROM options to their phone users with the release of LEWA ROM for the UMi Hammer.

5300mAh Bluboo X550 “Panda” goes in to production

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bluboo x550

If you are waiting for a large battery phone with fast charging then you have been probably waiting for news of the Bluboo X550 and here it is.

Huawei Honor 4C arriving in India Tomorrow

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huawei honor

Huawei are set to launch their Huawei Honor 4C and Honor Bee smartphones in India at a launch scheduled for tomorrow.

Mediatek MT6797 Helio 20 specs compared to the Snapdragon 810

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mediatek helio x20

Mediatek are currently promoting their next generation MT6797 Helio 20 SoC to manufacturers revealing more details of the chipset.

Oppo users finally getting Android 5.0 Lollipop update!

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coloros 2.1

While smaller brands such as Mlais, Elephone and Ulefone have been rolling out Lollipop for their devices for a while, Oppo still don’t have 5.0 on their phones yet. But this will change with the release of ColorOS 2.1.

Sony reporting huge shortage of IMX214 camera units

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sony imx 214

The current trend by Chinese phone makers to use the Sony IMX214 in their newest phones is putting huge pressure on Sony who are reporting demand is outstripping supply.

Ulefone Be Touch full specifications announced, HD for now FHD later (maybe)

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones, Ulefone | 32 comments
ulefone be touch

Ulefone have posted the official specifications of their Ulefone Be Touch on their website ahead of a presale which will begin early next month.

iOcean begins pre-sale of the iOcean X9

Posted on in iOcean, Launch, news, Phones | 40 comments
iocean x9 presale

iOcean have started the pre-sale of another of their high-end Android handsets, the iOcean X9.

Vivo confirms 32 mega-pixel X5Pro front camera, hint at Eye ID scanner

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones, Vivo | 14 comments
vivo front camera

Vivo’s social media networks keep adding more teasers for the new Vivo X5 Pro, the latest is confirmation of a 32mp front camera and hints at Eye ID security.

Vivo X5Pro partial specifications revealed, USB type C, finterprint, phase detection focus

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vivo x5pro render

Partial specifications of the Vivo X5Pro have been revealed today, but are they official or are they a hoax?

Purported Vivo Xshot3 photos and specification leaked

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, Tech, Vivo | 28 comments
vivo xshot 3

Vivo are focusing on teasing their Vivo X5Pro, but is that really the only phone the Chinese phone maker have? Leaks of the Vivo Xhot3 suggests no.

Latest OnePlus update brings “Hey OnePlus” to the phone

Posted on in news, OnePlus, Phones, ROM | 12 comments

The OnePlus One finally receives a feature it was promised way back at launch. “Hey OnePlus” is now activated in the latest CM12 update.