Category Archives: news

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

Posted on in Android, news, Phones, Tech | 17 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
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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
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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

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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.

OnePlus bid adieu to invites, for good this time

Posted on in news, OnePlus, Phones | 10 comments
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The OnePlus One will no longer be an invite-only phone. Is this a part of a build up for the next OnePlus phone?

Aston Martin sign deal with LeTV for in car technology

Posted on in LeTV, news | 5 comments
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For a new hardware makers, LeTV are already making some exciting partnerships, the most interesting so far with British luxury car maker Aston Martin.

UMi Hammer on sale today from $139.99

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones, Umi | 14 comments
umi hammer review

UMi’s very strong 5-inch phone, the UMi Hammer, goes on sale today through numerous reseller stores from just $139.99.

Xiaomi Mi4i rumoured to cost as little as $161!

Posted on in news, Phones, Xiaomi News | 54 comments
xiaomi mi4 review

Xiaomi’s mystery Mi4i has been sighted on numerous occasions with today’s latest news suggestion that the Mi4 variant could cost as little as $161!

Hisense Small Octopus D1sighted at TENAA 360 WIFI reception

Posted on in news, Phones | 7 comments
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Hisense launch the D1 in China with average specs but powerful dual WIFI antenna.

Elephone working on their own “Ele Flash” tool for easy ROM installation

Posted on in Elephone, news, Phones | 8 comments
ele flash one key tool

Elephone are working on their own PC suite which will allow owners of Elephone phones quickly, and easily update their devices with updates or custom ROMS.

Ulefone Be Touch Teaser shows Touch ID style fingerprint scanner

Posted on in news, Phones, Ulefone | 9 comments
ulefone be touch

After switching names from the Dare N1 to the Ulefone Be Touch, a new teaser has been revealed showing a Touch ID style fingerprint scanner on the new device.

Is this the first look at a Cheaper OnePlus Model?

Posted on in news, OnePlus, Phones | 19 comments
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Weibo posters are reporting that the above image might be the first look at a new cheaper OnePlus model set for release sometime in the future.

Pipo X8 showcased, a mini PC with a built in touchscreen display. Why? Because they can!

Posted on in Computers, news, Tech | 6 comments
pipo-x8

The Pipo X8 is a rather unique device; it’s a mini PC with an actual touchscreen display mounted on top of it!

Codename H3Y, aka Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 could have USB Type-C, MT6795

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, Xiaomi News | 89 comments
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From what we’ve heard, the Redmi Note 2 is going to be a bomb of a phone with some exciting tech packed into a 5.5-inch device.