Category Archives: news

Ulefone Be X, Be Pro and Be One shipping with free gifts

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones, Ulefone | 4 comments
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Ulefone are celebrating the Chinese Spring Festival by offering free gifts with purchases of their phones.

Lenovo bringing Lollipop to a bunch of phones in Q2

Posted on in Launch, Lenovo, news, Phones, ROM | 3 comments
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Lenovo release update roadmap for a handful of their phones.

Qualcomm and Mediatek versions of the Zenfone 2 is a possibility

Posted on in Asus, news, Phones | 8 comments
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One of the more exciting phones launches at CES was the Asus Zenfone 2 with 4GB RAM, now reports are in that a Qualcomm and Mediatek variant could be in the works.

Egreat’s Windows 8.1 Powered i6 and Android powered A9 TV boxes go on sale

Posted on in Android, Launch, news | 2 comments
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The Egreat A9 and i6 are two surprisingly distinct TV boxes with their own set of USPs.

ZTE Blade S6 now on pre-order in Malaysia

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones, ZTE | 3 comments
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The eye-pleasing ZTE Blade S6 is now on pre-order is Malaysia, but is it affordable enough?

First MT6795 phone makes an appearance on GFXBench database, and it runs Lollipop!

Posted on in news, Phones, Tech | 20 comments
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We might have come across the GFXBench listing of the world’s first MediaTek MT6795 phone. Keep reading for more details!

Exclusive: First look at UMi earphones

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, Tech, Umi | 5 comments
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UMi are making moves in to the Indian smartphone market place and could also be ready to launch a range of accessories starting with a pair of earphones.

Ulefone post video showing Android 5.0 running on the Ulefone Be Pro

Posted on in Android, Launch, news, Phones, Tech, Ulefone, Video | 5 comments
Video thumbnail for youtube video Ulefone post video showing Android 5.0 running on the Ulefone Be Pro - Gizchina.com

64bit processor in Chinese phones means Android Lollipop on Chinese phones, and development is moving fast with Uletone jumping on board with the Ulefone Be Pro.

Size Comparison: Mi Note vs MX4 Pro vs Honor 6 Plus vs Xshot vs Xplay 3S

Posted on in news, Phones, Xiaomi News | 13 comments
xiaomi mi note comparison

Check out our Xiaomi Mi Note size comparison with the MX4 Pro and Huawei Honor 6 Plus.

Xiaomi Mi Note hands on and first impressions

Posted on in news, Phones, Reviews, Tech, Xiaomi News | 40 comments
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Want to see what we think of the latest flagship from Xiaomi? Keep reading for our first impressions of the Xiaomi Mi Note plus hands on video.

Xiaomi claims to have amassed 100 million MIUI users

Posted on in news, Phones, Xiaomi News | 4 comments
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MIUI has been instrumental in Xiaomi’s success as a manufacturer, but you probably didn’t know how popular the forked Android ROM is.

Xiaomi will launch US e-commerce site for certain products

Posted on in Launch, news, Xiaomi News | 15 comments
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Xiaomi have confirmed that it will be entering the US market and plans to launch a US based E commerce store for certain accessories.

$99.99 Elephone G2 comes with choice of Cyanogen, MIUI and more!

Posted on in Elephone, news, Phones, ROM, Tech | 22 comments
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At $99.99 the Elephone G2 sounds like great value for money, and now with it’s official release and Cyanogen support it seems simply incredible!

Exclusive: Elephone P6000 running Android Lollipop video

Posted on in Elephone, news, Phones, ROM, Tech | 15 comments
Video thumbnail for youtube video Exclusive: Elephone P6000 running Android Lollipop video - Gizchina.com

Exclusive video shows the Chinese Elephone P6000 running Android Lollipop.

OPPO Mirror 3 now official in India, but does it have a market?

Posted on in Launch, news, Oppo, Phones | 6 comments
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OPPO’s Mirror 3 just went live in the Indian market, but is it priced beyond comfort for a mid-ranger?

OnePlus’ OxygenOS announced; Company brings on board veterans including Paranoid Android co-founder

Posted on in Android, news, OnePlus, Phones, ROM | 4 comments
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OnePlus has finally made a (somewhat more) comprehensive announcement about its OxygenOS ROM.

Where to buy your Chinese phone? Reseller or Distributor?

Posted on in Android, Editorial, news, Phones, Reviews, Tech | 118 comments
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There was once a time that you could only buy a Chinese phone through an online reseller, but with the popularity of Chinese phones more local distributors have set up, so which is better for the customer?

Beware! Xiaomi Mi Note clones already on sale

Posted on in Knock Off, news, Phones, Xiaomi News | 7 comments
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The speed of clone manufacturers is quite scary, how they can get a fake version of a newly launched phone like the Xiaomi Mi Note in the market is amazing and a troubling thought to international buyers.

Maxx Audio can now be installed on other Android phones

Posted on in Android, news, OnePlus, Oppo, Phones, ROM, Tech | 11 comments
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The chaps at over on the XDA forums have managed to remove the Maxx Audio application and libraries from the OPO meaning you can try it on your Android phone.

UMi to release UMi Tool for firmware updates and customisations

Posted on in news, Phones, ROM, Umi | 7 comments
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UMi plan to release a UMi Tool to help with the installation of updates, and custom firmware.