Category Archives: Phones

Video: OPPO N1 running CyanogenMod 10.2!

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OPPO devices are among the most developer-friendly. In fact, OPPO’s N1 is the world’s first phone to ship with CyanogenMod, and here’s how it looks!

Gionee Elife E7 mini launched alongside full-sized Elife E7 in India

Posted on in Android, Gionee, Launch, news, Phones, Tech | 8 comments
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Gionee surprised everyone by launching a mini version of their current flagship, Elife E7, alongside the Elife E7 itself in India, at an event held at the Buddh International Circuit earlier today. Snapdragon 800 powered Elife E7 priced ₹29,999 As expected, Gionee unveiled their flagship Elife E7 in India a few weeks after the initial […]

Xiaomi report revenues of $4.9m/month from MIUI-based services

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Xiaomi have been selling phones at near-production cost for a while now. However, the revenues the upcoming Chinese maker manages to rake in regardless might manage to stagger you.

Merry Christmas From GizChina! What did you unwrap?

Posted on in news, Phones | 29 comments
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Happy Christmas everyone! The GizChina team wishes all of you a great Christmas and hope you have an amazing time with your friends and family!

The Stunning iNew V3 now available for $181.99 for GizChina readers!

Posted on in Christmas 2013, Discounts, iNew, news, Phones | 39 comments
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The fantastically stylish iNew V3 is now in stores and GizChina readers can pick one up for a special low-price of just $181.99.


Exclusive: Elephone P7 first real photos

Posted on in Android, Elephone, news, Phones, Tech | 3 comments
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Elephone have just sent us the first official real photos of their 5.5-inch quad-core smartphone the Elephone P7.

‘Love Me X18’ Xiaomi Mi3 knock-off costs just $150!

Posted on in Knock Off, Launch, news, Phones, THL, Xiaomi | 1 comment
love me x18 xiaomi clone

With the delay in releasing the WCDMA Xiaomi Mi3, Chinese knock-off makers have already started to launch their own low-cost clones of the latest Xiaomi phone.

Exclusive THL T100S vs Zopo ZP998: Hands on comparison!

Posted on in Android, Exclusive, news, Phones, Reviews, Tech, THL, Zopo | 45 comments
zopo zp998 vs thl t100s hands on

Christmas comes a day earlier for GizChina as we have received both the 8-core THL T100S and the still unreleased Zopo ZP998 flagship phones for review!

$100 Orientphone W500 comes with quad-core MT6582 chipset!

Posted on in Launch, news, OrientPhone, Phones | 5 comments
orientphone w500

If you have been following news of Chinese phones running the quad-core MT6582 chipset you will have seen the impressive Antutu scores these phones are capable of, which makes the $100 OrientPhone W500 even more of a bargain!

Zopo confirms first batch of 8-core ZP998 won’t come with 32GB memory!

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones, Tech, Zopo | 17 comments
zopo zp998 cyber monday

Customers who are still patiently waiting to receive their 8-core MT6592 smartphones from Zopo received some unwelcome news today after the company announced the first phones won’t have 32GB of internal memory.

GooPhone to release another wearable, this time a sports wristband!

Posted on in Android, GooPhone, news, Phones, Tech, Wearable | 2 comments
goophone sports band

GooPhone are launching another wearable device to be used in conjunction with your Android smartphone, a wearable sports wristband with small display.

Meizu MX3 officially launched in the Ukraine!

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meizu mx3 ukraine

Meizu have pounced on another new smartphone market by offering their flagship Meizu MX3 to customers in the Ukraine!

Unistar U5 Wind launched with MT6582 and a sleek design

Posted on in Android, iNew, news, Phones, Tech | 5 comments

Sleek and stylish phones galore! Here’s another one that goes by the name of U5 Wind, launched by Chinese manufacturer Unistar!

Meizu to enter Italian market via distributor

Posted on in Android, Meizu, news, Phones | 4 comments

To add to the Christmas festivities going on in Italy, Chinese biggie Meizu have announced that the company would be officially distributing its devices in the country starting January! It is manufacturers like Meizu and OPPO who have managed to put Chinese smartphones on the world map. While at it, they’ve also managed to break […]

3D69 is a smartphone with a strange name, 2.0GHz octa-core processor and 3D display!

Posted on in Android, news, Phones, Tech | 20 comments

After the Zopo ZP600+ which was launched a few days back, China gets another 3D display phone, this time much more loaded under the hood, in the form of the 3D69!

Xiaomi celebrates 30million MIUI users!

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miui 30 million

Xiaomi are celebrating an amazing milestone today with 30 million active MIUI users!

Quad-core, 1080 FHD Saga Z1 is a $180 Xiaomi Mi2S Clone!

Posted on in Android, news, Phones, Tech, Xiaomi | 0 comments
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The Saga Z1 takes current generation hardware and gives it a Huawei Honor 3C rivalling price tag!

Blu Life Pure Smartphone Announced

Posted on in Android, news, Phones, Tech | 3 comments
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U.S phone company Blu, have announced the attractive Blu Life Pure smartphone focussing on “gorgeous design and beautiful software”, the specification isn’t bad either!

Oppo R831T, a budget phone for Oppo fans costing $180

Posted on in Launch, news, Oppo, Phones | 8 comments
oppo r831t

Oppo’s phones are usually priced much higher than similar devices in the market costs and the low-cost Oppo RB31T is no exception.

Teardown: What goes on inside the Gionee Elife E7!

Posted on in Android, Gionee, news, Phones, Tech | 2 comments

Have a look at what goes on inside the Snapdragon 800 powered Gionee Elife E7 as it gets treated to a teardown in this photo feature!