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Breaking: WCDMA Xiaomi Hongmi will launch November 5th!

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Remember remember the 5th of November, the day the WCDMA Xiaomi Hongmi will finally be listed!

$99 Gold Sunnycube M8 has almost borderless display!

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Gold and near borderless are not features you would expect from a sub $100 Android smartphone, but just take a look at the Sunnycube M8 and that’s exactly what you get!

Zopo ZP980 Gold Edition turns up on official Zopo Facebook page

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, Tech, Zopo | 1 comment
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The popular Zopo ZP980 flagship Android smartphone has been revealed in an all new ‘bling bling’ gold edition on the official Zopo Facebook fan page.

KooBee Halo H1 comes with 8 mega-pixel Sony IMX179 front camera

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The KooBee H1 has been officially announced with an F2.0 aperture front Sony camera, and premium price tag!

Cube working on an Intel-powered Notebook!

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According to reports, China’s Cube, a manufacturer who shot to fame with their RK3066 powered U30GT dual-core tablet PC last year, are now on their way to releasing their first Intel-powered laptop.

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Mlais PRO is an 8-core MT6592 Galaxy Note 3 Clone

Posted on in Knock Off, news, Phablets, Phones, Tech | 10 comments
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Last month a leaked photo of an 8-core equipped Mlais PCB hit the headlines, today we know what it will be living inside the Mlais Pro MT6589 Galaxy Note 3 clone!

Lei Jun confirms WCDMA Xiaomi Hongmi IS coming!

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, Tech, Xiaomi | 6 comments
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Even with 8-core phones, 2K equipped beasts and innovative camera designs, the low-cost Xiaomi Hongmi remains one of the most sought after handsets to date, and the good news is a WCDMA model is on the way!

Mystery JiaYu gets a name and sub $100 price!

Posted on in JiaYu, Launch, news, Phones | 8 comments
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For the past few weeks we have been reporting on a mystery JiaYu device, we can now confirm that the new phone is the JiaYu G2F and the Chinese retail price is just $82 (499 Yuan)!

Xiaomi Mi2 Kernel sources released on Github!

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Kernel source codes for the Xiaomi Mi2 turn up on GitHub, custom ROMs coming soon?

Umi Cross Full Review

Posted on in news, Phablets, Phones, Reviews, Tech, THL, Umi, Video | 33 comments
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After a few weeks of hands on use we have finally completed out evaluation! Keep reading for the complete UMi Cross review.

Unconfirmed: Vivo Xplay 3S will have a 5.7-inch display.

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, Tech, Vivo | 7 comments
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Unconfirmed reports claim the Vivo Xplay 3S will pack a 5.7-inch 560 x 1440 display with a pixel density of 515ppi!

Newman F9 tablet brings 3G and call capabilities to the big screen

Posted on in Newman, news, Tablets, Tech | 0 comments
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Rather than launching yet another iPad mini clone with 7.9-inch display, the latest Newman F9 tablet is a 9.7-inch (1024 x 768) device with built-in 3G.

Vivo Y15 joins the quad-core MT6582 TD-SCDMA pack

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The stylish Vivo Y15 is the latest smarpthone to launch exclusively on China Mobiles TD-SCDMA 3G network sporting the latest 1.3Ghz quad-core MT6582 processor.

Huawei Ascend Mate 2 breaches the 20k mark on AnTuTu

Posted on in Android, Huawei, news, Phablets, Phones, Tech | 2 comments
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We might get to see the second installment of the Huawei’s Ascend Mate sooner than expected, with the device making an appearance at the AnTuTu Benchmark database!

Mediatek MT6592 and MT6588 full specifications leaked ahead of November launch

Posted on in Launch, Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, Tech, Xiaocai | 16 comments
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No matter how careful a tech company is there is no guarantee that your latest product will remain a secret until launch. This is exactly what Mediatek learned this weekend when full specifications of the MT6592 and MT6588 processors were posted online.

Japan Display unveil 5.4″ and 6.2″ 2,560 x 1,440 displays

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Full HD smartphone screens will soon be a thing of the past, with more than one manufacturer working on higher-res displays. The latest to join the party is Japan Display, after unveiling displays with a 2,560 x 1,440 resolution.

Samsung Exynos 6 to feature 64-bit processing, Galaxy S5 might be the first to flaunt

Posted on in Android, news, Phones, Tech | 3 comments

According to sources, Samsung’s homegrown 64-bit Exynos processor is ‘almost complete’, and the Korean giant might well be on their way to a release in the first half of 2014.

ZTE’s entry-level Swtich X1 spotted at the WiFi certification database, runs Android v2.3

Posted on in Android, Leaks and Spy photos, news, Nubia, Phones, Tech, ZTE | 0 comments

While it’s been raining quad-core and full HD smartphones, here’s one which breaks the routine – the ZTE Switch X1. The device was spotted at the WiFi certification database, where we take a look at its specs sheet.

Bird Snapdragon HD just $150 with the new MTK6582 quad-core processor

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Alongside the Bird Snapdragon XL is a new affordable HD model powered by the latest quad-core MTK6582, with WCDMA support for just $150.

More photos of the Bird Snapdragon XL show a Xiaomi Mi3-like phone with 8-core processor

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phablets, Phones, Tech, Xiaomi | 2 comments
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Bird have 2 very attractive Android smartphones ready to arrive on the bustling Chinese phone market, one of them being the Snapdragon XL with Xiaomi Mi3 design and 8-core processor.