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UMi Hammer Review: One tough cookie

Posted on in news, Phones, Reviews, Tech, Umi | 53 comments
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The UMi Hammer is on sale right now, but we have been lucky enough to have a sample on test for a few weeks. Keep reading for our hands on UMi Hammer review.

Official: Partial Ulefone Be Touch specifications are in

Posted on in news, Phones, Ulefone | 21 comments
ulefone be touch

Yesterday we posted rumoured specifications of the Ulefone Be Touch phone, although most of the details were accurate thera are a few updates to be made now that the official specifications are in.

Vivo X5Pro partially shown in latest teaser

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones, Vivo | 13 comments
vivo x5 pro

May is believed to be the month that we finally see the Vivo X5Pro, until then we will have to settle for teasers like the one above.

Mlais M52 price cut to $149.99

Posted on in Mlais, news, Phones | 10 comments
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The Mlais M52 has been a bit of a stunner this year. At it’s original price of $159.99 it was a bargain, but now it is available at only $149.99 for the next 20 days.

More details of the flagship 2K Elephone plus 3 other upcoming device

Posted on in Elephone, news, Phones, Tech | 32 comments
elephone 2k flagship

Following on from yesterday’s news that Elephone would release a flagship phone with 2K display and Windows/Android OS we have more details of that phone, plus 3 other upcoming Elephone devices.

Gionee Elife E8 GFXbench appearance shows MT6795 SoC and 2K display

Posted on in Gionee, Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones | 52 comments

Gionee’s long awaited successor to the flagship Elife E7 has been sighed in GFXBench. The Elife E8 boasts a 2K display, and high-end Mediatek processor.

OnePlus One lands in Malaysian stores in unlocked and contract flavors

Posted on in Launch, news, OnePlus, Phones | 5 comments

The OnePlus One is finally official in Malaysia, and the phone can be had via physical stores in contract and unlocked avatars.

Bluboo X550 with MT6735, 5300mAh battery can now be pre-ordered

Posted on in Bluboo, news, Phones | 30 comments

The Bluboo X550 can now be pre-ordered for an attractive price of just $150, but for a limited time.

Micromax Canvas Spark is a budget Android One alternative with Lollipop

Posted on in Launch, Micromax, news, Phones | 1 comment
Report: Micromax Canvas LapTab to get a sub-$500 (30,000 INR) price tag

Micromax has just announced the Canvas Spark Android smartphone for the Indian market, with a quad-core processor and Android Lollipop.

Ulefone Be Touch specifications found online!

Posted on in news, Phones, Ulefone | 18 comments

Recently, the news about the new Flagship of Ulefone, the Ulefone Be touch, are sprouting everywhere. And now we can have an idea of the specifications.

Crazy 70,000 point Antutu score from the 10 core Mediatek MT6797 posted

Posted on in Android, news, Phones, Tech | 15 comments
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Antutu isn’t everything, but a massive score of over 70,000 points is pretty phenomenal considering it comes from Taiwanese Mediatek.

Elephone port CyanogenMod 12.1 to Mediatek phone

Posted on in Android, Elephone, news, Phones, ROM, Tech | 17 comments

CyanogenMod 12.1 makes its way on to Mediatek powered phones in this video posted by phone maker elephone.

LeTV rival PPTV show off render of their own upcoming smartphone

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, LeTV, news, Phones, Tech | 17 comments
pptv phone render

LeTV aren’t the only video streaming company heading in to phone hardware, Chinese video site PPTV are also zeroing in on the booming industry.

Oppo R7 render shows metal body at a claimed 4.85mm thick

Posted on in Launch, news, Oppo, Phones | 4 comments
oppo r7

That bezel-free Oppo phone we have seen so often over the past weeks has appeared once again showing the back panel in a render.

Blackview should be expecting a call from GoPro’s lawyers with their new action camera range

Posted on in Blackview, news, Phones | 1 comment
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The success of GoPro has seen Chinese brands enter the action camera market, from SJCAM to Xiaomi and now Blackview.

Ulefone confirmed Be Touch will come with Sony IMX214 camera

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones, Ulefone | 19 comments
ulefone be touch

Ulefone have confirmed that their upcoming Ulefone Be Touch model will ship with a 13 mega-pixel Sony IMX 214 rear camera.

Details of Mediatek’s 10 core tri-cluster MT6797 processor revealed

Posted on in news, Tech | 62 comments
mediatek mt6797

Details of Mediatek’s tri-cluster, 10 core MT6797 are revealed showing a 8 x A53 and 2 x A72 cores.

Exclusive: Upcoming Elephone comes with 2K display, Intel SoC, IMX230 and Windows/Android OS!

Posted on in Android, Elephone, Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, Tech | 60 comments
elephone leak 2k phone

Elephone show a mystery phone with 2K display, Intel processor, 4GB RAM and an option to run either Windows 10 or Android 5.0.

Xiaomi will live stream “i Is Coming” event

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones, Xiaomi News | 6 comments
xiaomi i is coming

For those of us not heading to India on the 23rd of April we don’t have to miss out on the Xiaomi action as the event will be streamed live.

Part of the Xiaomi Mi4i’s low cost could be due to iPhone 5c style plastic body

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones, Xiaomi News | 14 comments
xiaomi mi4i

Xiaomi may have wrapped it’s downgraded Xiaomi Mi4i in plastic similar to the iPhone 5c to keep it’s retail cost down.