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This week on GizChina: MX5 preorders, Taiwan quality phones and more

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This week           on  GizChina

All the good stuff from this week, brought together in one place: this week on GizChina!

Doogee F3 could feature custom engraved wood and bamboo rear shells

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Doogee have announced that the upcoming Doogee F3 could feature laser engraved personalized rear wooden back covers!

OPPO Find 7 & 7a are SUPER affordable for the next few days (US only)

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OPPO’s flagship Find 7 and its knocked-down version i.e., the Find 7a are being sold at a heavy discount in the US for the next few days.

Xolo Black launched: Snapdragon 615, 2GB RAM, dual rear cameras

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Xolo has announced the all new Xolo Black with dual rear cameras, Snapdragon 615 and more for 12,999 INR in India.

Oukitel U6 will have dual displays, e-ink panel included

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Oukitel just sent over details of the upcoming Oukitel U6, which will be a dual screen phone with an e-ink panel on one side.

What Xiaomi product is coming 16th July?

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Xiaomi just sent out a teaser via their Chinese social media. A new product is due for a launch on the 16th this month… what could it be? Think along!

Mlais M7 Review: Great spec and build, but needs optimisation

Posted on in Android, Mlais, news, Phones, Reviews, Tech | 26 comments
mlais m7 review

Mlais are back once again with another phone boasting top end specifications at lower pricing. Find out how the flagship Mlais M7 performs in our full review below.

Gizchina shop giveaway update!

Posted on in Launch, news, Online deails | 18 comments

As most of you know, the Gizchina online shop is slowly shaping up nicely, our giveaways have been very active and so far we’ve given away two phones already! You guys have been giving us great feedback and we appreciate that immensely. Now for some updates on the giveaways! The  giveaway currently going at is […]

The makers of Remix OS return with a brand new Mini PC

Posted on in Android, news, Startups | 6 comments

Most of you should be familiar with Remix OS by now, but here’s the rundown for those of you who don’t know what flavour of cake that is. Remix OS is a customized version of Android Lollipop built to look and function just like a normal desktop OS. It has a Windows-esque multitasking system, a […]

Breaking: Asus Zenfone 2 runs Windows 7 thanks to an XDA developer

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Breaking news emerged from web today with a video and the procedure made by a developer to run Windows 7 on his Asus Zenfone 2 now made public for everyone.

OnePlus 2 will have a 3300mAh battery

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OnePlus announced via their AMA on Reddit that the OnePlus 2 would have a 3300mAh battery, more than 10% increase from the OnePlus One.

OnePlus 2 will be smaller than the One

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During a round of questions on Reddit, OnePlus shared a curious picture of OnePlus 2, revealing a smaller device than the previous OnePlus One.

Mstar’s high-end S700 Pro to be unveiled in October

Posted on in Android, Launch, news, Phones | 19 comments

Mstar is a brand commonly associated with producing cheap knock-off devices that have decent but not great quality and specs. They’re now looking to change that view with their upcoming flagship, the Mstar S700 Pro that will be coming out this coming October. The Mstar S700’s CNC zinc alloy chassis clearly takes it’s inspiration from […]

The newly announced Oukitel U10 features a metal body and fingerprint sensor

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The newly announced Oukitel U10 features a metal body and fingerprint sensor

Cyanogen Inc nabs Amazon, Qualcomm execs

Posted on in Android, news, Phones | 4 comments

Huawei claims to have gathered 9 million Honor 7 pre-orders

Posted on in Huawei, news, Phones | 5 comments
huawei honor 7

China’s Huawei has posted more impressive figures for the Honor 7; the company claims to have gathered 9 million pre-orders for the phone already!

Alcatel OneTouch Watch now being sold in White color option!

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Alcatel OneTouch Watch was announced during the IFA 2015 hit the market few months after and now is available in the white color, continue reading for more!

Samsung’s new high-end flip phone makes an appearance on TENAA

Posted on in International phones, news, Phones | 4 comments

Although touchscreen smartphones are now considered the standard, many people still pine for the classic designs of the old, stylish flip phones that used to flood the market. Samsung apparently heard about this, as a brand new high-end Samsung flip phone was recently spotted passing through TENAA certification center under the moniker of the SM-G9198. […]

Snapdragon 820 powered high-end Xiaomi gets network certification. Is it the Mi 5 Plus?

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

Xiaomi is certainly working on a very high end phone (the Mi 5 Plus?), and the device just received network certification today.

Antutu reveals fake Xiaomi and Samsung devices dominate the Chinese knock-off market

Posted on in Android, Knock Off, news | 1 comment

Ever since the dawn of mobile devices, China has been the world capital of knock-off devices and clones. Nowadays, clones are slightly harder to come by, though they aren’t exactly a dying race if these reports from Antutu are anything to go off. Antutu’s report shows off the number of knock-off devices tested with their […]