Author Archives: Robin Maxwell


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!!

Kingsing S1+ another OnePlus One wannabe

Posted on in Android, KingSing, Knock Off, Launch, news, OnePlus, Phones, Tech | 8 comments
kingsing s1 plus

Even with the year coming to an end we still haven’t managed to get to that point in time where Chinese phone makers realise that cloning is going the way of the dodo, so here is the Kingsing S1+.

Otium U5 near bezel less phone revealed by Chinese phone maker

Posted on in news, Otium, Phones | 13 comments
otium u5 near bezeless phone

If these press images can be believed then the Otium U5 has the narrowest bezels of any Android smartphone from a Chinese phone manufacturer

Glossy White Meizu MX4 spied

Posted on in Meizu, news, Phones | 24 comments
white gloss meizu mx4

The fact that there is a white version of the Meizu MX4 is hardly a secret but a new glossy white version is!

Zopo ZP999 Pro goes on sale for $400 with free smart bracelet and other accessories

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones, Zopo | 13 comments
zopo zp999

Smartphone resellers are flexing their buying muscle and already we are beginning to see some great deals on the latest Zopo ZP999, LTE smartphone.

ECOO Shining specifications, could be a better deal than the Focus

Posted on in ECOO, news, Phones, Specifications, Tech | 2 comments
ecoo shining

Specifications of the ECOO Shining smartphone have been released, this is the 2nd phone from the new ECOO brand and might actually be a better deal than their first model.

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The Cleaner Android App Review

Posted on in App reviews, news | 8 comments
the cleaner android app review

Keeping your Android phone or tablet clean and running like new is simple with the great looking Liquidium app The Cleaner. The Cleaner app review.

Huawei Play Smart Bracelet on sale from 21st October for $65

Posted on in Huawei, Launch, news | 6 comments
huawei play weable

The Huawei Play smart bracelet is the 2nd wearable from the brand, and their first budget wrist device.

After Jony Ive’s criticism of Xiaomi copying Apple, Mi bosses respond

Posted on in Apple, news, Phones, Xiaomi | 40 comments
Jonathan Ive

In a recent Q&A with design fans Apple designer Jony Ive criticised Xiaomi’s copying of Apple products! Xiaomi have responded.

ZTE join in on the 64Bit fun with the new ZTE Q802C

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, ZTE | 3 comments
ZTE Q802C

ZTE join in on the 64Bit fun with the new ZTE Q802C

MTK6595 phones: 5 phones with the latest Mediatek MT6595 processor

Posted on in CoolPad, Lenovo, Meizu, news, Phones, Top 10, Zopo | 54 comments
mediatek mt6595

We take a look at 5 of the first phones to get the all new Mediatek MT6595 processor. Which would you choose and why?

Meizu believed to be working on smart router

Posted on in Meizu, news, Phones | 2 comments
meizu box

It’s a big year for Meizu fans this year, with a scheduled 4 phone launches and now rumours that a smart router is on the cards!

MPIE G7 costs less than $150 with LTE, 2GB RAM and fingerprint scanner!

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones | 20 comments
mpie g7

This is what we like to see! A well thought out phone with a balanced hardware set up, security features and even a 4G LTE data connection!

80’s NES clone maker is back with a Xiaomi Mi4 clone!

Posted on in Android, Knock Off, Launch, news, Phones, Tech, Tenaa, Xiaomi | 2 comments
subor x3 xiaomi mi4 clone

One of the original 1980’s clone makers from China is back with a knock off Xiaomi Mi4 costing only $65!

More Mediatek on the way for Meizu with rumours stating 64 Bit processors to be used

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, Meizu, news, Phones, Tech | 15 comments
meizu mx4

Meizu have 4 phones for this year, we have seen the first with MT6595 processor and the Mediatek isn’t going to stop there as at least two other devices will get the Taiwanese chipsets!

Zopo ZP520, LTE, qHD and 1GB RAM for $190?!

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones, Reviews, Zopo | 9 comments
zopo zp520

We take a quick look around the LTE equipped Zopo ZP520, but we can’t help but think there must be something better to buy for almost $200!

Tronsmart home media box comes with 2Ghz processor and 2GB RAM

Posted on in Android, news, Tech | 4 comments
tronsmart vega

Tronsmart have released another model in their popular Android media box line up with powerful hardware and an affordable price.

3 new Elephone phones ranging from $80 announced! Full details

Posted on in Elephone, Launch, news, Phones | 8 comments
elephone g6

Elephone release 3 new Android phones with high resolution display, low cost and interesting features.

IUNI U3 finally goes on sale in China, 2k, 3GB, 801 for $320

Posted on in IUNI, Launch, news, Phones | 38 comments
iuni u3 launched in china

The IUNI U3 has finally been released to buy in China, and is already being snapped up by eager Chinese smartphone fans

No.1 S7T gets a finger print scanner added to it’s S5 clone body

Posted on in Knock Off, news, Phones | 0 comments
no 1 s7

Clone maker No.1 have announced an updated version of their controversial Galaxy S5 clone. The No.1 S7T keeps it’s fake looks but adds a useful finger print scanner to the equation.

How to tell if your Xiaomi power bank is fake

Posted on in Knock Off, news, Xiaomi | 13 comments
fake xiaomi powerbank

The popularity of the low-cost 10400mAh Xiaomi power bank in China has seen knock-off versions of the battery pack spring up from clone makers. So how do you find out if you have real battery or a clone?