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How do Chinese Phones cost so little? The reasons why availbility is an issue, demand is high and prices are low

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how do Chinese phone makers keep prices low

Xiaomi, and more recently ZTE and OnePlus have hit the mobile market with a slap in the face. Low prices and ludicrously high-specifications are what these brands are concentrating on, but how do Chinese phone makers keep their prices so low?

Xiaomi Adds Vietnam, Turkey And Russia To Expansion Plans

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones, Xiaomi | 1 comment
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Xiaomi has finally laid out all ten countries is plans to expand to. Vietnam, Turkey and Russia have all been added to the list.

Xiaomi’s 7.85-inch tablet to sport a 2048×1536 pixel ‘retina’ display and cost $160: Report

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, Tablets, Xiaomi | 1 comment
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According to reports coming in from Taiwan, Xiaomi is preparing for launch of their first tablet, which will have a iPad mini style 7.85 inch display.

10 inch, 3840 x 2160p display for tablets from Japan Display showcased

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Japan Display today unveiled a 10-inch display with a monstrous resolution of 3840 x 2160p. Meant for tablets, the display should be undergoing mass production soon.

Meizu MX3 gets a price cut in China; Now costs just $288

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One of the best looking phones out there, the Meizu MX3 is now available for just 1799 Yuan or $288 in China after a price cut.


Video hands on with the OnePlus One, plus Style Swap photos

Posted on in Launch, news, OnePlus, Phones, Reviews, Video | 17 comments
oneplus one video hands on

To round up our OnePlus One launch coverage today here is a hands on video of the OnePlus One “Flagship Killer” plus a look at the optional Sytle Swap covers.

Xiaomi Reveals Inexpensive 4K Set Top Box, Two Routers

Posted on in Android, Launch, news, Xiaomi | 11 comments
Xiaomi MiBox enhanced

Xiaomi met OnePlus’ flagship phone reveal with three devices of its own, including a new set top box and two new routers.

Update: OnePlus One hands on and first impressions

Posted on in Launch, news, OnePlus, Phones, Reviews | 49 comments
oneplus one hands on

You may have noticed that GizChina was a little quiet yesterday, well that is because I headed to Beijing to meet the OnePlus team for an early hands on with the OnePlus One smartphone. Keep reading for my first hands on impressions of this highly anticipated device.

This is the $299 OnePlus One

Posted on in Launch, news, OnePlus, Phones | 32 comments
oneplus one specifications

Here it is, the phone launch we have been waiting for these past few months! The OnePlus One flagship has finally launched. Here are the full OnePlus One specifications and launch details.

We’re in Beijing at the OnePlus One launch

Posted on in Launch, news, OnePlus, Phones | 10 comments
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Will all the expectation live up to the huge amount of hype surround OnePlus as they launch their debut device at the OnePlus One launch.

OnePlus Smash the Past Video: is this why we will need tools?

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smash the past video

Even hours before their launch, OnePlus are still building hype by releasing the following “Smash the Past” video. Anyone who doesn’t like violence towards iPhones should look away.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 ‘Three-Sided Screen’ Patent Leaks

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, Samsung | 3 comments
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Image

Patents have revealed Samsung’s planned three sided screen for the Galaxy Note 4.

LG G3 screenshots confirm QHD display, reveal revamped UI

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, LG, news, Phones | 6 comments

The LG G3′s Optimus UI just leaked via a set of screenshots, confirming a revamped UI and a QHD display while at it.

Meizu MX4 tipped for an August release, multiple variants and a $320 price tag

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, Meizu, news, Phones | 6 comments
meizu mx3

The next Meizu, i.e., the MX4 was earlier being tipped for a March release, but recent leaks point to one that might take place in August this year. get renamed as as global expansion continues

Posted on in news, Phones, Xiaomi | 6 comments
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Xaiomi’s push in to Asia has brought on a global rethink of the brand and simplisation of the company website to simply

Camera Comparison: OnePlus One vs. OPPO Find 5 vs. Nikon D3100

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OnePlus has been aggressive speaking about the One’s camera, but how good is it? Find out in this comparison feature where it gets pitted against two popular devices including an SLR.

Huawei Ascend P7 benchmarks surface 2 weeks ahead of launch

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The Huawei Ascend P7 suffers yet another leak, giving away crucial internals info and AnTuTu scores while at it.

OnePlus Apologises for Countdown Madness, gives away more phones!

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Oneplus have made an official apology regarding the Countdown Madness giveaway and rewarded winners with OnePlus One phones and memoribliily.

Vivo Xshot takes the lead in latest Antutu scores

Posted on in Android, news, Phones, Vivo | 11 comments
vivo xshot antutu

Latest Antutu scores have the Vivo Xshot scoring over 40,000 points, currently one of the highest scores of any Android mobile!

Which quad-core? Mediatek MT6588 Vs MT6589T

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones, Specifications, Tech | 11 comments
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With the launch of the very first quad-core MT6588 smartphones readers have asked what is the difference between this new quad-core SoC and the MT6589T? Let’s take a look.