Category Archives: news

Warning: Beware 8-core, LTE phones with mega specs such as this iPhone 5S clone

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iphone 5s clone 8-core

8-core fever is gripping the Chinese phone world, manufacturers, customers and even stores can’t wait to get their hands on the latest 8-core MT6592 phones which has led to some very misleading review and descriptions such as this for for a knock off iPhone 5S.

Allwinner A31S powered trio, HP Compaq 7, Compaq 7+ and Compaq 8 launched in China

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HP has made available 3 Allwinner A31S powered tablets in China, namely the HP Compaq 7, Compaq 7+ and Compaq 8. The the devices form a trio of low-cost Android powered tablets, with screen sizes ranging from 7 to 8 inches.

Spy photos of the upcoming FAEA F3 emerge online

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Here are leaked pictures of the FAEA F3, which come not long after the company was reported to be working on 2 new smartphones!

Hi-Wave enters the smartwatch market with the Hi-Watch a

Posted on in Android, Launch, news, Tech, Wearable | 4 comments
hiwave smart a android smartwatch hero

With a saturated phone market and stagnant tablet market, China’s phone makers are plunging in to the emerging Android smartwatch market.

Hi-Wave releases details of its upcoming 8-core phones

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hiwave image

Even without an official MT6592 launch, Chinese phone makers can’t help but start the hype machine over their latest 8-core phones.


Mediatek announce plans for quad-core and 8-core LTE chips

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After announcing another record quarter Mediatek have also let slip plans for their affordable SoC range of next year.

MT6592-powered Newman K18 spy photos surface showing us an Xperia Z inspired design!

Posted on in Android, Leaks and Spy photos, Newman, news, Phones, Tech, THL | 3 comments

Another addition to the list of manufacturers working on MT6592 phones is Newman. Spy photos of the Newman K18 have emerged which depict a Sony Xperia Z inspired smartphone in stealth black!

$213 SmartQ Ten5 with Exynos processor and 9.7″ screen unveiled

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Popular manufacturer SmartQ have unveiled their latest offering in the SmartQ Ten5, a tablet with a 9.7 inch screen and a dual core Exynos processor!

2K Vivo XPlay 3S Screen goes under the microscope

Posted on in Android, Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phablets, Phones, Tech, Vivo | 7 comments
vivo xplay 3s ppi

There has been a lot of excitement around the Vivo Xplay 3S and it’s 2560 x 1440 resolution display, but just how much of a difference will all those extra pixels make?

iNew V3 engineer machine leaked with 8-core MT6592 processor

Posted on in iNew, Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, Tech | 0 comments
inew v3 8-core phone

Leaked photos from the recent Hong Kong Electronics fair show an engineering sample of the next generation 8-core iNew V3!

Gionee’s Elife E7 to overshadow Vivo Xplay 3S’s 2,560 x 1,440 display?

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While we try to get our eyes to get used to high pixel densities and full HD displays, manufacturers at this moment seem to be in no mood to waste time and are currently working on displays with even greater resolution and pixel density.

WCDMA compatible CoolPad AIR 9150W with 4.5″ screen announced

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Chinese manufacturer CoolPad seem to be on a launching spree. Right after unveiling the 5.5 inch CoolPad 7296, the manufacturer has now listed the new AIR 9150W smartphone.

GooPhone i5S goes on pre-sale for $149

Posted on in Android, GooPhone, Knock Off, news, Phones, Tech | 11 comments

One of the most popular cloned device manufacturers, GooPhone, have now put up the GooPhone i5S on pre-sale for $149 on their official site. The GooPhone i5S is a clone of the popular iPhone 5S which was launched by Apple back in September.

5.5-inch CooPad 7296 get’s priced at $140

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coolpad 7296

CoolPad have unleashed another 5.5-incher on to the Chinese market with WCDMA support and wallet pleasing $140 price tag!

Chinese phone reviewers get creative with Oppo N1 slow shutter option

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oppo n1 slow shutter hero

Chinese tech sites have been reviewing the Oppo N1 this week and have shown great excitement with the slow shutter options the phone offers.

Qualcomm’s quad core MSM8228 aims to battle out the Mediatek uprising!

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Qualcomm aims at Mediatek with new leaked quad-core MSM8228 chipset!

Lo and behold, the Nexus 5 is here! Priced $349.99 and $399.99 for 16/32GB variants!

Posted on in Android, news, Phones, Tech | 15 comments

Google finally took wraps off of the Nexus 5, a device which suffered numerous leaks right from inception to the final launch.

Render of Verizon’s self-branded, LTE-enabled, 7″ Android tablet leaked!

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Verizon Ellipsis 7

Notorious leakster evleaks today posted an image of what appears to be an official render of the Verizon Ellipsis 7, a self-branded Verizon tablet which seemingly is in the works!

8-core Zopo ZP1000 trick or treat hands on video!

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zopo zp1000 8-core colonel zap hands on

Is this really the 8-core Zopo ZP1000 in this hands on video, or is someone trick or treating us for Halloween?

Update: Ceros Motion review

Posted on in Android, news, Phones, Reviews, Tablets, Tech | 6 comments
ceros motion review

Where as the Chinese phone market has taken off, the tablet market has struggled due to low-cost contenders from Google, Samsung and others, but could the Ceros Motion turn this around? Let’s take a look.