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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 Gizchina.com.

Micromax Canvas Selfie launched in India, looks like a rebranded Meitu 2

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micromax canvas selfie

Karbonn aren’t the only Indian phone maker to launch a phone today, Micromax have released their Canvas Selfie phone, a model that looks very familiar to us.

EMUI ROM ported to the UMi Zero

Posted on in Android, news, Phones, ROM, Tech, Umi, Video | 2 comments
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Huawei’s own EMUI has been ported to the UMi Zero by a developer on the XDA forums, see it in action below.

Ulefone promise to improve user experience of fingerprint technology

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones, Ulefone | 4 comments
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MWC is a few weeks away and Chinese phone maker Ulefone promise to be there with a new device boasting improved fingerprint technology.

Huawei’s new smart band has LTE

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Huawei have announced a new smart band with LTE, but what could the 4.5g connection be actually used for?

Huawei P8 spy photos give us more design and spec clues

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Photos of a heavily disguised Huawei P8 have been posted offering a few sneak hints at the new phone’s design.

Huawei Holly now priced at just £74.99

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huawei holly

Huawei have hacked the price of their Huawei Holly phone based on social media shares, bring the cost down to only £74.99 on Amazon.

Xiaomi use live crabs to test the Mi4, upset some international fans

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Xiaomi recently posted a video on their Facebook page showing the use of live crabs and lobster to test their Mi4, some fans are not impressed.

Ulefone Be X, Be Pro and Be One shipping with free gifts

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones, Ulefone | 4 comments
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Ulefone are celebrating the Chinese Spring Festival by offering free gifts with purchases of their phones.

Lenovo bringing Lollipop to a bunch of phones in Q2

Posted on in Launch, Lenovo, news, Phones, ROM | 3 comments
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Lenovo release update roadmap for a handful of their phones.

Exclusive: First look at UMi earphones

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, Tech, Umi | 5 comments
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UMi are making moves in to the Indian smartphone market place and could also be ready to launch a range of accessories starting with a pair of earphones.

UMi to release UMi Tool for firmware updates and customisations

Posted on in news, Phones, ROM, Umi | 7 comments
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UMi plan to release a UMi Tool to help with the installation of updates, and custom firmware.

Gionee confirms next thin phone is the Elife S7

Posted on in Gionee, Launch, news, Phones | 2 comments
gionee elife s7

Chinese phone makers are flocking to MWC this year, and the super thin Gionee Elife S7 will be among the crowd.

DaWay release two new mini PC’s with Intel processors

Posted on in Daway, news, Phones, Tech | 2 comments
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DaWay have teamed up with Intel to offer a couple of mini PC solutions for the home or office.

UMi Zero now available in Europe, India next?

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones, Umi | 9 comments
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The alloy, Super AMOLED equipped UMi Zero is now available through in Europe.

Purported iOcean X9 specs are in! Include 5-inch display and 3GB RAM

Posted on in Android, iOcean, Leaks and Spy photos, Phones, Tech | 14 comments
iocean mystery phone

A few days ago on the iOcean Facebook page, an alloy chassis from an upcoming model was revealed, not purported specifications for the new phone are in uncovering a smaller flagship.

OnePlus One available in India without invite

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If you are in India and have been looking for an invite to buy the OnePlus One then your luck has turned as the company have just announced an open sale for the 2014 flagship killer.

Aigo X86 is a cheap Intel tablet with Retina display and MIUI

Posted on in Android, Launch, news, Tech | 8 comments
aigo x86 tablet

Aigo are growing in popularity in China and have a range of phones, smartwatches, and tablets, the latest of which boasts an Intel chipset and MIUI ROM.

Wickedleak tease their new Titan model in promotional images

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Indian phone maker Wickedleak are teasing another new smartphone that they plan to unveil in the coming weeks.

Mediatek working on Cortex A72 16nm chipset

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Sources in China claim that Mediatek are working on a 16nm chipset for launch in early 2016.

2GB Meizu m1 spotted at TENAA

Posted on in Meizu News, news, Phones | 9 comments
meizu m1 specificaions

The launch of the Meizu m1 had a few good and bad surprises, the bad being just 1GB RAM (and no current international network support), but at least Meizu have addressed one of these issues.