Category Archives: Reviews

Doogee Y100 Pro Review

Posted on in Doogee, Reviews | 89 comments
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Full review of the newest Doogee on the block, i.e., the Doogee Y100 Pro!

Ears on review: Xiaomi Piston 3 headphones

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Xiaomi’s version 3 of the piston range sees a complete redesign, higher weight and much comfier feel. Learn more in our ears on review.

Oukitel U8 Review: More rights than wrongs!

Posted on in Oukitel, Reviews | 10 comments
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Find out the ins and outs of the budget Oukitel phone, i.e., the ‘Universe Tap’ in the Oukitel U8 review!

Xiaomi Mi Note Review: get the standard not the Pro

Posted on in news, Phones, Reviews, Xiaomi News | 98 comments
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The Xiaomi Mi Note has been my daily driver for the past few months and I honestly see no reason to replace these beast of a phone. Here is my full Xiaomi Mi note review.

Elephone G2: 64-bit at $100, a bargain?

Posted on in Elephone, Phones, Reviews | 7 comments

The current 64-bit generation of Mediatek chipsets triggered a real change on the market. Suddenly we see phones that are far more powerful than anything we have seen back last year within the low-cost arena, yet didn’t become more expensive. Ever since then Chinese phone makers try to beat prices of the competition again and […]

Mlais M7 Review: Great spec and build, but needs optimisation

Posted on in Android, Mlais, news, Phones, Reviews, Tech | 26 comments
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Mlais are back once again with another phone boasting top end specifications at lower pricing. Find out how the flagship Mlais M7 performs in our full review below.

Lenovo K3 Note Review: The best MT6752 device to date?

Posted on in Lenovo, Phones, Reviews | 170 comments

To date we at GizChina tested a whole bunch of devices powered by the Mediatek MT6752 SoC. We have seen extremely cheap phones and more expensive phones, some of them have been very good, some mediocre, some crap. Anyway, we thought we’ve seen anything that can be done with this SoC by now – until […]

Cubot X11 Review: Good MT6592 devices are still possible, indeed!

Posted on in Cubot, Phones, Reviews | 35 comments

Everyone following GizChina for a while knows, that we are no fans oft he old MTK chipsets anymore. The new 64-bit chipsets offer a huge performance bump compared to the old 32-bit generation while leaving the price tags pretty much untouched. Another pro is that those chipset offer LTE support out of the box, which […]

UMi Iron hands on and first impressions

Posted on in news, Phones, Reviews, Tech, Umi | 41 comments
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The UMi Iron is a daring move for UMi. A device with good hardware and tons of added features, but have the phone maker managed to pull it off? Find our what we think in our UMi Iron hands on and first impressions.

Oukitel U8: Hands-on and first impressions

Posted on in news, Oukitel, Phones, Reviews | 12 comments
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Check out our initial impressions of the brand new Oukitel U8 aka ‘Universe Tap’ smartphone.

Chuwi Vi10 Review: Dual-boot tablet with a winning formula

Posted on in Android, Chuwi, Reviews, Tablets | 24 comments
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In this Chuwi Vi10 review, find out if the affordable dual-boot (Windows 8.1 + Android KitKat) will fit your needs!

Xiaomi Mi 4i Review: Mid-range flagship let down by performance

Posted on in news, Phones, Reviews, Xiaomi News | 46 comments
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The Mi 4i is Xiaomi’s newest phone and with a $200 price tag, its destined to generate interest. Is it any good though? Find out in the Xiaomi Mi 4i review!

Zeaplus Watch DM360 Review: finally a proper Chinese smartwatch?

Posted on in Other, Reviews, Wearable | 6 comments

We at GizChina have been following the Chinese wearables market for quite a while now but never have been blown away with the selection of interesting wearables. There have been some interesting tries, for example the WeLoop Tommy, but those devices never have been more than a nice try. We tested both the WeLoop Tommy […]

Mstar S700 Review: Another MT6752 + fingerprint sensor combo

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Between the Elephone and Ulefone madness, another MT6752 phone launched… how good is it? Find out in the Mstar S700 review!

Landvo S6: Mini review of Samsung S6 clone

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landvo s6 samsung s6 clone review

If you don’t have enough money for the real Samsung S6, and you are happy to live with a clone the $110 Landvo S6 could be the answer or could it?

Review: Is the Oppo R7 the better R5?

Posted on in Oppo, Phones, Reviews | 9 comments

Now Oppo are one oft he most popular phone makers from China today and actually sell their devices globally. Anyway, having achieved that doesn’t mean they don’t screw up a phone every once in a while. Remember back to the Oppo R5 and you know what we are talking about. This handset was insanely thin, […]

Siswoo C50 Longbow Review: Is this the Redmi 2 Killer for Europe?

Posted on in Phones, Reviews, Siswoo | 23 comments

We got our hands on the Siswoo C50 Longbow, which is a 64-bit budget phone competing with the Xiaomi Redmi 2.

ViewSonic V500 Review

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ViewSonic doesn’t just make nice looking monitors, but also phones, such as the V500. How good is the phone, however? Find out in the ViewSonic V500 Review!

Elephone P7000 Review : All the gear and no idea

Posted on in Elephone, news, Phones, Reviews | 68 comments
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“All the gear and no idea” is a term we use for someone who has the best of everything but isn’t sure how to use it. That sort of sums up our impression of the Elephone P7000. Find out more in our full review.

Le 1 (LeTV X600) review: a killer budget flagship that’s almost perfect

Posted on in LeTV, news, Phones, Reviews, Tech | 183 comments
letv x600 review

You may all know that I received a Le 1 (LeTV X600) a few weeks back and have been using the phone as my daily driver since then. See what I think of the phone after a few weeks running this budget flagship in thisLe 1 (LeTV X600) review.