Category Archives: Reviews

MeeGo Pad T01 Windows 8.1 Stick Review

Posted on in Reviews, Tech | 28 comments
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GizChina reviews the newest toy in town — the Windows-PC-on-a-stick MeeGo Pad T01, which is a direct rival to the Intel Compute Stick with its Atom Z3735F CPU and 2GB RAM.

Quadcopter review: The Bayang Toys X6 is an upgraded Cheerson CX-10

Posted on in Quadcopter, Reviews, Tech | 5 comments
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If you thought the tiny little Cheerson CX-10 quadcopter wasn’t robust enough for indoor use, the Bayan Toys X6 is what you need to look at!

Top 10 smartphones of 2014 as voted by GizChina readers

Posted on in Huawei, IUNI, Meizu News, news, OnePlus, Phones, Reviews, Tech, Top 10, Umi, Vivo, Xiaomi News | 46 comments
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Earlier this month we asked you to vote for your top smartphones of last year. The poll is now closed and the results are in. So which are the top 10 smartphones of 2014?

The Pipo W3 Review : Workhorse with minor flaws

Posted on in Reviews, Tablets | 6 comments
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The Pipo W3 is a powerful Windows 8.1 tablet from China, promising to be a real workhorse with its type cover. Hot or not? We’ve got our hands on it to figure out!

Lenovo Vibe X2 Review: Does a unique design and powerful SoC make for a great phone?

Posted on in Lenovo, news, Phones, Reviews | 11 comments
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Read the full Lenovo Vibe X2 review here to get the real details of this powerful, layered design smartphone.

Which were your favourite phone reviews of 2014?

Posted on in news, Phones, Reviews, Tech | 49 comments
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What a stellar year 2014 was! Great phones, amazing news and some of the best reviews we have published so far, but which GizChina phone review did you enjoy the most this past year?

No.1 Mi4 review: When clones play catch-up

Posted on in Knock Off, No.1, Phones, Reviews | 12 comments
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The No.1 Mi4 is a blatant clone of the very popular Xiaomi Mi 4. But is it any good? Lets find out in the No.1 Mi4 review!

Doogee DG850 Hitman Review – A clone we can condone?

Posted on in Doogee, Phones, Reviews | 11 comments
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Every single one of you reading GizChina for a while knows how we feel about clones: We don’t really like them! The main reasons are build quality and software, which obviously aren’t up to the standard of the original devices, nor similar priced unique devices. Even more, we don’t like to see great ideas and […]

Kingzone N3 Review: Feature-packed mid-range 4G LTE phone

Posted on in Kingzone, news, Phones, Reviews | 10 comments
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Chinese phone-makers often are the first to adopt new technologies into their products, but in case of 4G LTE, the not so new anymore standard for fast internet access on-the-go, this hasn’t happened as fast as most of us would’ve liked. Reason for the delay simply is the time Chinese network providers took in order […]

Cube T7 Review: Our first dive into the 64-bit ocean

Posted on in Cube, Phablets, Reviews, Tablets | 3 comments
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64-bit has become one of the most important selling points these days, especially now as Mediatek has thrown the first chipsets into the arena, capable of the new technology. The most interesting one for sure is the MT6752, featuring 8 Cortex A53 cores clocked at 1.7GHz and a Mali T760 dual-core GPU, thus promising well […]

Unboxing and Hands on with the DOOGEE DG850 Hitman

Posted on in Android, Doogee, Knock Off, news, Phones, Reviews, Tech | 18 comments
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Xiaomi Mi4 clones are sure to be popular this year, so we take the time to go hands on with one of the first to hit the market! The DOOGEE DG850 Hitman.

iNew V3 Plus Review: Popular Chinese phone gets a speed bump

Posted on in iNew, Reviews | 14 comments
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We’re sure that most of you will remember the iNew V3, which in late 2013. It was one of the very first MT6582 phones, and was quite a mid-range bargain. The phone quickly became popular thanks to a 720p 5-inch panel, NFC and OTG supportat an affordable $180. iNew understood that even with it’s sleek looks and […]

MIMI MI-W3 Smartwatch Review: A step into the world of wearables

Posted on in Reviews, Wearable | 7 comments
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Hands-on and full review with the IP67 certified MIMI MI-W3 smartwatch!

Hands on with the No.1 Mi4 (Xiaomi Mi 4 clone): It’s built like a tank!

Posted on in Knock Off, No.1, Phones, Reviews | 32 comments
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This US$150 phone is a surprising piece of kit. It looks and feels thrice its price, and pulls of some neat tricks while at it: Meet the No.1 Mi4!

Meizu MX4 Pro Review – A Pro level Meizu at a realistic price

Posted on in Android, Meizu News, news, Phones, Reviews, Tech | 47 comments
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We review the Meizu MX4 Pro, a flagship phone with all the bells and whistles at an unbelievable price.

Are MT6589T phones still relevant? Let’s find out in the THL W200 review!

Posted on in Phones, Reviews, THL | 24 comments
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MT6589T phones really started the budget war last year. Does it makes sense, though, to get one now? Find out in the THL W200 review!

Hands on with the 5.5-inch Ecoo Shining Pro

Posted on in ECOO, Phones, Reviews | 1 comment
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We go hands on with the latest from the Ecoo stable — the budget Shining Pro, which comes with a 5.5-inch screen, 2GB of RAM and an able octa-core processor!

UMI Zero Review: A whole new mid-range experience

Posted on in Android, news, Phones, Reviews, Tech, Umi | 33 comments
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We review the UMi Zero, a mid-range phone dressed as a flagship with a wallet friendly price tag!

DOOGEE DG900 Turbo 2 Unboxing and hands on with Video

Posted on in Android, Doogee, news, Phones, Reviews, Tech, Video | 8 comments
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We go hands on with DOOGEE’s latests, the DOOGEE DG900 Turbo 2 in this unboxing and hands on video and first impressions.

Review: The Cubot S168 is the $90 phone you had been waiting for

Posted on in Cubot, Phones, Reviews | 32 comments
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Finally, we get our hands on a phone that’s truly worthy of being the budget king — the Cubot S168!