Category Archives: Phones

More pictures of the Huawei Mate S leaks ahead of IFA 2015 launch

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huawei-mate-s

Today we got a early looking in the Huawei Ascend Mate S overall design. The phone that may be launched at IFA 2015 show up again in a couple of pictures.

Look out Xiaomi, LeTV getting in on the low-cost router action

Posted on in Launch, LeTV, news | 4 comments
letv router

Xiaomi aren’t the only ones with a low-cost dual antenna WIFI router available. LeTV have also shown off their small black offering with a few screen shots of the accompanying app.

Huawei Nexus 6 spied once again with 64GB memory and USB type C

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huawei nexus 6

If Huawei are the makers of the Google Nexus 6 then they aren’t doing the best job of keeping it a secret as the phone leaks once again spilling partial spec details.

Oppo R5S announced with updated specs but still on Kitkat!

Posted on in Launch, news, Oppo, Phones | 9 comments
oppo r5s

Oppo remain one of the leaders in thin smartphone design and have just updated their 4.85mm think R5 to become the R5S with higher specs.

Another chance to bag a $179.99 Ulefone BeTouch 2 coming September

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ulefone be touch 2

Ulefone are holding another round of flash sales for its flagship Ulefone Be touch 2 on September 1, with the price once again lowered to just $179.99.

Dual screen Oukitel U6 claims 120 hours of reading time

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oukitel u6

If you are the type of person who likes to pick up a book and not put it down until read then the dual screen Oukitel U6 with e-ink display should impress.

The winner of our Meizu m2 giveaway is…..

Posted on in Meizu News, news, Phones | 14 comments
meizu m2 review

Our Meizu m2 giveaway has come to an end and we have chosen the winner at random! Keep reading to see if you are the lucky person!

Here are the 7 winners of our $20 UMi Hammer S coupons

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umi hammer s

Our UMi Hammer S discount code giveaway has come to an end and we have chosen 7 GizChina readers to get discount codes for a $20 saving.

Super slim 6-inch Oppo R7 Plus phablet arrives in China

Posted on in Launch, news, Oppo, Phones | 10 comments
OPPO R7 Plus

Joining the smaller Oppo R7 smartphone, is the Oppo R7 Plus which launched on the 18th August in Southeastern Asia markets and on the 21st in China.

Huawei Honor 7 coming to the EU and UK for £200?

Posted on in Huawei, Launch, news, Phones | 4 comments
huawei honor 7

Direct to customer sales is the future of Chinese phone sales, and Huawei might finally be launching such a sales model outside of China to customer s in the UK and Europe.

Here is how to get MIUI 7 on your Xiaomi now!

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miui 7

Got a Xiaomi phone that is begging to be updated? Then you can go ahead and download the global beta rom of MIUI 7 right now.

Siswoo R9 Darkmoon hands on, beautifully made dual screen phone

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siswoo r9 darkmoon

Siswoo have been teasing us with their dual screen Siswoo R9 Darkmoon for months now, and while in Shenzhen I managed to get my hands on an early production sample to see what all the fuss is about.

Asus now offering the Asus Zenfone 2 with 256GB memory

Posted on in Asus, news, Phones | 20 comments
asus zenfone 2 deluxe

If you are struggling to find a phone with a large enough memory, then the special edition Asus Zenfone 2 with 256GB memory could be right up your storage alley.

UMi eMax getting Android 5.1 update

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android 5.1 ota umi emax

Android 5.1 is coming to the UMi eMax in just 2 weeks!

Hands on and first impressions of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2

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xiaomi redmi note 2 hands on

I met up with the shop.gizchina.com team today who gave me a rather exciting present, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2. Here is my first hands on and impressions of the latest Redmi device.

First real photos show rugged IP67 Blackview BV5000

Posted on in Blackview, news, Phones | 9 comments
blackview bv5000

Blackview are hoping to be your number one choice when venturing out in to the wilderness with a new rugged device called the Blackview BV5000.

OnePlus 2 OTA brings stagefirght patch and promises of better battery life

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oneplus 2 ota

The first OTA available for the OnePlus 2 is rolling out as we speak and brings with it an important Stagefright security patch plus other features.

Hands on and first impressions of the $299 Cyanogen packed ZUK Z1

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zuk z1 cyanogen

What an amazing different a ROM can make to a phone! After a few days of using the ZUK Z1 with ZUI I finally got to feel the full potential of the device with Cyanogen 12.1 installed.

Keep your eyes on ZUK, they aren’t the same as other start-ups

Posted on in news, Phones, ZUK | 48 comments
zuk

ZUK understand that being a spin off brand from Lenovo is going to attract comparisons with OnePlus and Oppo, but they more I spoke to the team behind the company the more I realised they are really rather different.

Elephone Vowney hands on and first impressions

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elephone vowney hands on

A quick trip to Elephone’s Shenzhen office allowed me to go hands on with the Elephone Vowney, 2K flagship phone. Here are my quick first impressions and hands on photos.