Category Archives: Launch

5.5-inch Mpai 909t with fingerprint security costs $150

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Another smartphone maker making use of a useful fingerprint scanner unlock feature is Mpai, on their budget minded Mpai 909T.

Xiaomi Mi4 sells out in 37 seconds in China

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xiaomi mi4 sold out

There is always a lot of excitement surrounding a new Xiaomi phone launch, and the start of the Xiaomi Mi4 sales in China was no different!

Vivo Xshot Review – My top pick for 2014 so far!

Posted on in Android, Launch, news, Phones, Reviews, Tech, Video, Vivo | 25 comments
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The Vivo Xshot is the newest phone in the current Vivo lineup. The handset is interesting as it isn’t designed to be a flagship model, it’s a camera centric device, but with the features it has on offer it is easily capable of mixing it up with the best of the best.

Xiaomi Mi4 pre-orders begin in Italy

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In the past it took months before international resellers were able to get their hands on the latest Xiaomi but this, it seems, is no longer true as Italian resellers have already started pre-orders.

Lenovo Vibe Z2, aka K920, receives network license

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lenovo k920 network license

Lenovo’s K920 has been sighted at the Chinese Ministry of Communication, which can only mean one thing! The latest flagship Lenovo is ready for launch!

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Huawei P7 receives update to Emotion UI 2.3

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huawei ascend p7

Huawei’s flagship Huawei Ascend P7 has received a recent update that brings Emotion UI 2.3 to the phone.

iPhone 6 knock off runs fake iOS in video

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fake iphone 6 wico 6

We have seen dummy units of the iPhone 6 online before now, and even caught a glimpse of a few of the internal components, but this a different beast all together. Chinese phone maker Wico (remember them from last week with the near bezeless phone?) have put together an iPhone 6 clone based on all the current leaks we have seen so far.

MIUI V6 leaked screenshots show us the new Xiaomi UI

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xiaomi miui v6

MIUI V6 leaked screenshots show us the new Xiaomi UI

First real photo of the bamboo Xiaomi Mi4

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xiaomi mi4 bamboo rear

At the Xiaomi Mi4 launch, Lei Jun announced that the new flagship would be available with alternate style covers. Here is the first look at the bamboo model.

Coolpad 8675-HD receives Tenaa certification

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coolpad 8675 hd

What does the body and spec of a phone look like of a 44,785 point Antutu monster? Well here it is, and shockingly it is a another Mediatek phone.

Elephone P2000 fingerprint scanner can be used to lock apps

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elephone p2000

Elephone have post a tutorial on their forums showing how the fingerprint scanner on the latest Elephone P2000 can be used to lock individual apps.

BLU Dash, a Mediatek phone with FDD LTE

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blu dash lte

Affordable phone maker BLU, has announced details to launch the BLU Dash smartphone with a Mediatek chip and FDD LTE support.

Wico about to launch 5.5mm phone with 5.5-inch display

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wico c1 thin android phone

Chinese phone makers have an obsession with building ultra thin Android smartphones, and it simply is not going away. Start-up Wico (not to be confused with Wiko) have announced their first phone will be the 5.5mm thick Wico C1.

KingSing take a crack at LG with their LG G3 clone

Posted on in Exclusive, KingSing, Knock Off, Launch, news, Phones | 9 comments
kingsing s2 lgg3 clone

KingSing, a manufacturer who started life as a low-cost phone maker, are fast becoming a clone maker that could rival even GooPhone!

Cubot release their thinnest phone ever

Posted on in Cubot, Launch, news, Phones | 8 comments
cubot s208 thin

The Cubot S208, is now on sale. The phone, touted as the “thinnest Cubot ever” measures 7.99mm, but at what cost?

Allwinner 64-bit processors coming to market this year

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Chip maker Allwinner are planning to launch their 64-bit chips this year, based on new ARMv8 architecture.

OnePlus One receives stock Android 4.4.4 ROM

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oneplus one android

If you are looking for a more natural Android experience from your OnePlus One, there is now an official stock ROM based on Android 4.4.4 available for the phone.

Lenovo K920 Flagship Killer launching 5th August

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lenovo k920 launch date

With all the flagship news recently we have totally overlooked Lenovo, but they have bounded back in to the headlines with news of the Lenovo K920 launch date.

The attractive Leagoo Lead 3 costs only $70

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leagoo lead 3

Is a cheap phone necessarily a bad-looking, poor performing device? This year we are learning more than ever that great phones can come at a low price, but not many cost as little as the Leagoo Lead 3.

LTE equipped TCL Memeda announced with Sony IMX214 sensor for only $145

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tcl memeda lte

TCL have added a new model to its Memeda range of smartphones. The New Memeda 4G boasts LTE and an octacore processor.