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JiaYu announce octacore JiaYu G4 specs and pricing

Posted on in JiaYu, news, Phones | 11 comments
jiayu g4 octacore

If you thought the Xiaomi Redmi Note was a good buy then just take a look at the pricing of the octacore JiaYu G4!

China Unicom version of the Oppo Find 7 gains network approval, but lacks 4G!

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, news, Oppo, Phones | 7 comments
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The officially China Unicom version of the Oppo Find 7 receives it’s network license but lacks 4G LTE support!

More photos of the Zopo ZP1000, launch soon?

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, Zopo | 11 comments
zopo zp1000

Love it or hate is but the ‘Vivo’ style of smartphone is very much in Vogue in China! Even a large brand name such as Zopo isn’t immune to making it’s own wannabe.

Doogee DG-Phablet 6.85-inch, 3G phablet just $111

Posted on in Doogee, news, Phablets, Phones | 5 comments
doogee dg phablet

Doogee have moved in to the low-cost phablet manufacturing game with the Doogee DG-Phablet.

Xiaomi Redmi Note Hands on and first impressions

Posted on in news, Phablets, Phones, Reviews, Xiaomi | 8 comments
xiaomi redmi note review

Chinese websites haven’t wasted anytime getting their hands on and first impressions of the Xiaomi Redmi Note published, here is one of the first.

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iOcean G7 Photo Samples

Posted on in iOcean, news, Phablets, Phones | 8 comments
iocean g7 photo samples

Photos samples taken with the main 13 mega-pixel camera on the latest iOcean G7 phablet.

Early comparisons rate the Oppo Find 7a over the Find 7!

Posted on in news, Oppo, Phones | 6 comments
oppo find 7a vs oppo find 7

Last week Oppo launched the Oppo Find 7a and Find 7. Already the early comparisons are flooding in, but the results aren’t exactly what we had thought.

How to root Oppo Find 7a and install Google Services

Posted on in How To, news, Oppo, Phones, ROM, Tech | 10 comments
how to root oppo find 7a

Planning to buy an the latest Oppo phone from China? Then you will need to know how to root Oppo Find 7a to get Google services working, here’s how!

Spy photos of the iOcean X8 leaked ahead of launch

Posted on in iOcean, Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones | 13 comments
iocean x8 leaked photo 2

iOcean may have announced the all glass iOcean X8 months ago, but real photos have been hard to come by until today.

Octacore Mlais Note Pro listed in China for under 1000 Yuan with 14 mega-pixel camera and NFC

Posted on in Mlais, news, Phablets, Phones | 8 comments
mlais note pro

Xiaomi have set the trend again with their Redmi Note, now copycat devices are cropping up everywhere, but some of these models actually look better than the original.

Video: ColorOS 2.0 Beta on the Oppo Find 7

Posted on in news, Oppo, Phones, Reviews, ROM, Tech, Video | 17 comments
color os 2.0 hands on oppo find 7

Here in China, early adopters of the Oppo Find 7 were treated to a Beta version of Color OS 2.0 to try out on their new phones. Here is a hands on video with ColorOS 2.0 highlighting some of the new features.

Top 5 features of the iOcean G7

Posted on in iOcean, news, Phablets, Phones | 4 comments
iocean g7 review

iOcean officially launched their large screen Android phablet this month, here we take a look at the top 5 features of the iOcean G7!

Doogee Turbo DG2014 goes on sale for under $160

Posted on in Discounts, Doogee, news, Phones | 7 comments
doogee turbo

The Doogee Turbo DG201 goes on sale for under $160 to tackle the ever popular iNew V3!

JiaYu S2 and JiaYu G6 prices and launch details

Posted on in JiaYu, Launch, news, Phablets, Phones | 7 comments
jiayu g6

The next JiaYu phones are just weeks away! The company has confirmed that both the JiaYu S2 and JiaYu G6 will go on sale in April, more details here.

UMi X3 launched in China for 1399 Yuan

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones, Umi | 22 comments
umi x3 specifications

Months after first seeing the UMi flagship phone in spy photos the octacore UMi X3 finally goes on sale in China for just 1399 Yuan.

Discounts on top phones from CoolPad, Xiaomi, UMI TCL, Amoi and Star for GizChina readers

Posted on in Discounts, news, Phones | 4 comments
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The price war on Chinese smartphones is great news for international customers too as resellers continue to compete with low pricing and further discounts. Here are 7 great deals exclusively for GizChina readers covering some of the most sought after Chinese phones on sale.

Octacore Meizu Blue Charm Note teaser! Meizu to attack Xiaomi

Posted on in Meizu, news, Phablets, Phones, Xiaomi | 8 comments
meizu blue charm note

The Xiaomi Redmi Note is everywhere on the web, what better time for Meizu to attack than tease their own octacore Note model.

iOcean G7 Vs UMi Cross, quad-core or octacore phablet?

Posted on in iOcean, news, Phablets, Phones, Umi | 8 comments
iocean g7 vs umi cross

The iOcean G7 is now on sale in China and with an international launch approaching we take a look at the iOcean phablet against the nearest competition, the UMi Cross.

Which would you buy? Pomp C6S vs UMi X3

Posted on in news, Phones, Pomp, Umi | 19 comments
pomp c6s vs umi x3

The UMi X3 finally goes on sale this month but do you really need to try and fight the rush to buy the latest UMi flagship or would the Pomp C6S fit the bill?

$126 Lenovo S898T enters the Xiaomi Redmi battle ground, could be in for a win!

Posted on in Lenovo, news, Phones | 3 comments
lenovo s898t

Octacore Lenovo S898T launches in China at a lower price with higher specs than the Xiaomi Redmi!