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MediaTek showcases the octa-core, LTE-flavoured MT6595

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The LTE-enabled MediaTek MT6595 octa-core SoC was finally showcased by the Taiwanese fabricator earlier today, after more than 2 months since announcement.

RK3288 powered tablets get super fast 8 second boot; To ship starting next month

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A semi-functional prototype powered by the Rockchip RK3288 just got showcased at the HK Electronics Fair 2014, one that boots up in a matter of 8 seconds!

Oneplus One invitations arrive with handmade soap

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In typical Oneplus style, invitations for the Oneplus One launch on the 23rd are being sent out with handmade luxury soap.

Oppo R1S 4G LTE rear panel exposed, reported to use Qualcomm processor

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Oppo made a big deal over the launch of the Mediatek powered Oppo R1, for the updated Oppo R1S though the phone will receive a Qualcomm chipset.

JiaYu G4S goes on sale today! Discount code available!

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The octacore JiaYu G4S officially goes on sale today, the first model available being the 2GB RAM 16GB memory model.

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First real photos of the Neo M1, plust $99.99 intro price details!

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The first real photos of the Neo M1 have emerged along with details of a introductury super low price for the first 500 customers.

Giveaway: Design your #dreamwatch and win a Tokyo Flash watch!

Posted on in Android, news, Tech, Wearable | 2 comments
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We have teamed up with Tokyo Flash to offer a competition to win the Tokyo Flash watch of your choice! Keep reading to learn how to enter!

Zopo ZP1000 unboxing photos

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International fans are once again in luck as the Zopo ZP1000 launches outside of China before a domestic launch! Here are the first unboxing photos.

Cubot S208 listed at just $129.99

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Following on from the success of the Cubot X6 a new mid-range device from the phone maker has gone on sale for just $129.99. Keep reading for full details of the Cubot S208.

NEO M1 dual-OS price and specs listed on official website

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The attractivley styled dual-OS Neo M1 has been given it an official international price tag along with full specifications and and more!

First photos of the ZTE Star 1, possible MT6595 phone?

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A few days after mysterious packaging and a filing for a stylish phablet from ZTE turned up, real photos finally emerge to show off the all new ZTE Star 1.

Eton Raytheon, the battery monster now has a rear touch panel!

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Eton Raytheon, the 5.7-inch phablet with a 5000mAh is now reported to feature a rear touch area, akin to the OPPO N1.

Cube Talk U69GT brings the octa-core MediaTek on a larger canvas

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A tablet with some octa-core power was due since long, and Cube seem to have just delivered in the form of the Cube Talk U69GT.

Is this what the OnePlus One homescreen will look like?

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With just 10 days left to go before Pete Lau and the rest of the OnePlus team launch the OnePlus One, a leaked screenshot of the OnePlus One’s homescreen does the social networking rounds!

First alleged render of the Vivo Xshot appears

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I personally am not convinced by the authenticity of this alleged Vivo Xshot render, but Chinese sites seem convinced. What do you think?

Quad-core Gionee Pioneer P4 makes a brief appearance on Gionee India website

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Going by what was spotted on the Gionee India website recently, the company is already planning a sequel to the popular Pioneer P3 with a more powerful specification set.

Gone in 60 seconds: ZTE pulls off a Xiaomi, sells 50,000 Grand S II units in under a minute!

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According to reports, China’s ZTE managed to sell 50K units of its Grand S II smartphone on Saturday in less than a minute!

IUNI U2 review – Snapdragon 800, and flagship features at a low price

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IUNI started life as the maker of custom ROM IUNI OS, but like Xiaomi before them, have branched out in to the hardware market with their own high specification flagship phone. Read the IUNI U2 review here.

Malaysia Is Next In Xiaomi’s World Domination Plans, More To Come

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Xiaomi’s Hugo Barra revealed in a Q&A session his company’s next plans for cell phone world domination. Malaysia is up next, when will your country fall?

Fan Outrage Causes Oppo To Continue Updating R819

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Oppo had to scrap plans to end support for its less than a year old mid-tier Oppo R819 phone after fan outrage forced it to reconsider.