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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.

Update: The Strange Moves and Big Mistakes of Oneplus’ Debut

Posted on in Android, news, OnePlus, Phones | 24 comments
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OnePlus had managed to build up a large amount of hype for its debut flagship phone the OnePlus One. Now, it is struggling to match those expectations.

Oppo N1 price cut on Oppo Style

Posted on in news, Oppo, Phablets, Phones | 11 comments
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The Oppo N1 has had it’s price slashed by as much as $100 USD on the Oppo Style website.

Oppo Find 7a Update – What are ghost touches?

Posted on in Android, How To, news, Oppo, Phones, Tech | 10 comments
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After reviewing the Oppo Find 7a and using the phone since the day after the official launch, I thought it was about time I posted an update. It isn’t good news though.

Rumour: Meizu plan to hit Xiaomi where it hurts with the Meizu MX4

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, Meizu, news, Phones, Xiaomi | 13 comments
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There is no love lost between Xiaomi and Meizu and it’s only going to escalate, well if these rumours are true, with the launch of the Meizu MX4.

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Official: CyanogenMod 11S screenshots straight from the OnePlus One

Posted on in news, OnePlus, Phones | 6 comments
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OnePlus attempt to clear the air surrounding the customized CyanogenMod OS the OnePlus One will run, CyanogenMod 11S with a few screenshots from the device.

TRI SIM GreenOrange N1S will cost from $240 in China

Posted on in Green Orange, Launch, news, Phones | 5 comments
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Phone maker GreenOrange will launch their TRI SIM, octacore, GreenOrange N1S in China from just $240.

iFive Mini 3GS coming soon with Mediatek octacore and retina display

Posted on in Apple, Launch, news, Tablets, Tech | 11 comments
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As the name would suggest, the iFive Mini 3GS is the 3G equipped version of the popular iPad Mini clone the iFive.

Waterproof No.1 S7, Galaxy S5 clone costs just $155

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, news, No.1, Phones, Tech | 7 comments
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GooPhone might be the most infamous of clone makers, but China’s No.1 aren’t too far behind. Their recently launched S7 phone continues the knock off theme but fails to deliver as promised.

Here is the official JiaYu G6 advertising material!

Posted on in JiaYu, Launch, news, Phablets, Phones | 16 comments
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The race is on between JiaYu and iOcean as to who will launch their octacore phablet first, iOcean say it will be then and could be early as next week, JiaYu retaliate by releasing press renders!

New Gionee Elife E7 Mini model is the first quad-core MT6588 device

Posted on in Gionee, Launch, news, Phones | 3 comments
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Remember the Gionee Elife E7 mini with rotating camera? Well it is back but now with a quad-core MT6588 Mediatek option.

Why we didn’t post the OnePlus leaks

Posted on in Launch, Leaks and Spy photos, news, OnePlus, Phones | 94 comments
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Today purported leaked images of the OnePlus One flagship phone have been posted on numerous sites. We haven’t posted them and here’s why.

OnePlus Trolls Xiaomi on Twitter

Posted on in Launch, news, OnePlus, Phones | 16 comments
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We have already mentioned that Xiaomi, along with ZTE and Huawei, are hoping to upset the OnePlus launch, but in true style the young phone start up is taking this as a marketing opportunity.

Chuwi to launch an MT6595-powered Lenovo Yoga impostor

Posted on in Chuwi, news, Tablets | 6 comments
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Chinese tablet manufacturer Chuwi recently showcased a tablet, the design of which would ring a bell in minds of those who’ve seen the Lenovo Yoga before.

OnePlus One to cost under $400, here’s exactly how much

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, news, OnePlus, Phones | 20 comments
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We know that the OnePlus One will cost under $400, but how much exactly? This leaked picture seems to know.

OrientPhone Mega Pro 7 or iOcean G7?

Posted on in iOcean, news, OrientPhone, Phablets, Phones, Specifications | 3 comments
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Two fantastic monster phablets, both with similar specs but which would you choose?

Meizu Releases Concept Screens Of Flyme 4.0, Brings Android 4.4

Posted on in Android, Leaks and Spy photos, Meizu, news, Phones, ROM | 1 comment
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Meizu’s forked version of Android, Flyme 4.0, is still a ways off. However, concept images of the OS have been posted to its official Weibo account.

A brief history of Xiaomi – China’s tech success story!

Posted on in Editorial, news, Phones, Xiaomi | 17 comments
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A brief history of China’s Xiaomi. Where did they come from, what have they achieved and where are they heading!

iOcean X8 photo samples

Posted on in iOcean, news, Phones | 9 comments
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Photo samples taken with the rear 14 mega-pixel camera of the iOcean X8 phablet. What do you make of these images?

Google’s next Nexus to rock a MediaTek chipset?

Posted on in Android, news, Phones, Tech | 12 comments
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Could the latest Mediatek suitor be Google’s very own Nexus smartphone range?