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Robin Maxwell

Hi, Robin Maxwell here! Mobile technology is my passions, and while I've been known to dabble with iOS devices I'm a firm Android convert, currently waiting for the Oppo Find 5 to launch!!

iOcean X8 hopes to be the ultimate “Selfie” device with auto focus front camera

Posted on in iOcean, Launch, news, Phablets, Phones | 5 comments
iocean x8 photos

More news about the iOcean X8 has crossed our desk today. iOcean have confirmed that the flagship phablet will get an autofocus front camera and rumours are suggest a launch of next week!

Oppo R1S 4G LTE rear panel exposed, reported to use Qualcomm processor

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, news, Oppo, Phones | 0 comments
oppo r1s

Oppo made a big deal over the launch of the Mediatek powered Oppo R1, for the updated Oppo R1S though the phone will receive a Qualcomm chipset.

ZTE M1001 Carbon Fibre phablet exposed receiving network license

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phablets, Phones, Tenaa, ZTE | 2 comments
zte m1001 carbon

Tenaa again proves to be a hot bed for Chinese phone leaks, as we discover the carbon fibre ZTE M1001 phablet.

Neo M1 could also get a Windows Mobile option

Posted on in Neo, news, Phones | 4 comments
neo m1 windows

Neo are back in the game, or will be come 10th April, with their slender new Neo M1 rumoured to come with either Android or Windows mobile OS!

Antutu Benchmark show updated Huawei Honor 3X with 1080 display

Posted on in Huawei, Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, Tech | 4 comments
huawei honor 3X 1080

The Huawei Honor 3X has been tested with updated 1920 x 1080 FHD panel on Antutu.


Will the ZTE Red Bull be a mid range Redmi Rival or flagship Oppo Find 7a contender?

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, ZTE | 0 comments
zte red bull battery

With the Nubia X6 safety launched, you might think that ZTE would be happy to enjoy the buzz around their new device but instead they are preparing to launch the ZTE Red Bull on 9th April.

Gold Xiaomi Mi3 and Red Xiaomi TV spotted

Posted on in news, Phones, Xiaomi | 1 comment
gold xiaomi mi3

Xiaomi are preparing new colour options for their flagship Android smartphone and popular smart TV.

Veaka think they can charge $805 for their 128GB Android phone, what do you think?

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones | 27 comments
veaka android phone

A new smartphone maker, Veaka, have unveiled plans to launch their flagship 128GB smartphone in China for $805!

2nd Generation Xiaomi TV to measure 55-inch and cost $483

Posted on in news, Tech, Xiaomi | 6 comments
xiaomi tv

Reports out of Taiwan claim that the next generation Xiaomi TV could measure in as large as 55-inches!

First batch of octacore JiaYu S2 will hit Chinese stores 29th March

Posted on in JiaYu, Launch, news, Phones | 16 comments
jiayu s2 review

At 12 noon on the 29th of this month JiaYu will begin selling the WCDMA JiaYu F1 and the top of the range JiaYu S2 in China.

China to get all glass, octacore version of the ZTE Grand Memo 2?

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phablets, Phones, ZTE | 0 comments
zte grand memo

Purported leaks from a factory in China claim that Chinese customers will soon be able to choose an all glass version of the ZTE Grand Memo 2 with octacore MTK chipset.

JiaYu announce octacore JiaYu G4 specs and pricing

Posted on in JiaYu, news, Phones | 11 comments
jiayu g4 octacore

If you thought the Xiaomi Redmi Note was a good buy then just take a look at the pricing of the octacore JiaYu G4!

More photos of the Zopo ZP1000, launch soon?

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, Zopo | 11 comments
zopo zp1000

Love it or hate is but the ‘Vivo’ style of smartphone is very much in Vogue in China! Even a large brand name such as Zopo isn’t immune to making it’s own wannabe.

Discounts on top phones from CoolPad, Xiaomi, UMI TCL, Amoi and Star for GizChina readers

Posted on in Discounts, news, Phones | 4 comments
coolpad halo

The price war on Chinese smartphones is great news for international customers too as resellers continue to compete with low pricing and further discounts. Here are 7 great deals exclusively for GizChina readers covering some of the most sought after Chinese phones on sale.

Mid-range mystery phone spotted with rotating camera design

Posted on in news, Oppo, Phones | 4 comments
rotating camera phone

Render of a mystery Chinese smartphone shows off a bulging design and rotating camera arrangement.

Huawei Honor 3X Vs Xiaomi Redmi Note

Posted on in Huawei, news, Phablets, Phones, Xiaomi | 25 comments
huawei honor 3x vs xiaomi redmi note

If you were in the market for one for these budget, octacore phones which would you choose? Xiaomi Redmi Note or Huawei Honor 3X?

Meizu want to be first with a 4G LTE Mediatek phone

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, Meizu, news, Phones | 3 comments
meizu MX4 concept

We have heard rumour that LG might be first on the market with a Mediatek 4G LTE phone, but Meizu have said it will be them!

Gionee V185 has a 4350mAh battery!

Posted on in Gionee, news, Phones | 4 comments
gionee phone

If you have been looking at larger battery phones then Lenovo was the first brand to look at, but not any longer! Gionee’s latest V185 blows the competition away with a 4350mAh battery!

Confirmed! Nibiru Mars H1, aka the $165 octacore, 1080 smartphone will support WCDMA!

Posted on in news, Nibiru, Phones | 10 comments
nibiru mars h1

This week K-touch launched a new brand with a new flagship smartphone, which has now been confirmed to support both TD-SCDMA and WCDMA networks.

Second round of Newman K18 Ultimate phones sales due 17th March

Posted on in Newman, news, Phones | 4 comments
newman k18 ultimate

Newman will be starting the second round of sales for the Newman K18 Ultimate on 17th March in China, and will include a few accessories with the deal.