Category Archives: Reviews

Exclusive: Octacore Cubot X6 hands on, 140€ dual SIM smartphone

Posted on in Cubot, Phones, Reviews | 5 comments
Cubot X6

Exclusive first hands on with the Cubot X6 octacore phone. Dual SIM smartphone at a great price!

Ultimate Meizu MX3 Review – A Meizu I can live with!

Posted on in Gionee, Meizu, news, Oppo, Phones, Reviews, Tech | 24 comments
meizu mx3 review

Meizu are set to take to the world stage later this year. We take an indepth look at their flagship phone in our ultimate Meizu MX3 review!

Octacore $146 Coolpad Halo F1 Review

Posted on in CoolPad, JiaYu, news, Phones, Reviews, THL | 34 comments
octacore coolpad f1 review

The current price wars in China are forcing smartphone makers to drop prices lower than ever while raising the bar on quality and performance. The Coolpad Halo F1 is one such phone which boasts an octacore processor at less than $150!

$115 Xiaolajiao Red Hot Chili phone preview – amazing value and great design

Posted on in news, Phones, Reviews, Tech, Umi | 7 comments
xiaolajiao red hot chili phone

Since the launch of the Xiaomi Hongmi, Chinese phone fans have been spoiled for choice when it comes to choosing an affordable phone with great specs. Now a new entrant attempts to topple the Hongmi from the top with higher level hardware and a lower price!

Nubia Z5S LTE Preview, full details and description of the latest flagship phone

Posted on in news, Nubia, Phones, Reviews, Tech, Xiaomi | 9 comments
nubia z5s review

The latest Nubia Z5S LTE is a true Xiaomi Mi3 killer! This attractive 5-inch phone packs a Snapdragon 800 processor, FHD display, OIS camera and more. Here are full details and first impressions of the latest flagship Nubia.


Gionee Elife E7 Mini hands on photos and detailed description

Posted on in Gionee, news, Phones, Reviews, Tech | 1 comment
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Gionee officially launched the Elife E7 mini with Oppo N1 style rotating main camera in India a few weeks back, since then nothing much about the phone has been said so we thought we would revisit the smart Mediatek powered device with some hands on photos and spec details.

Feature: Gionee Elife E7 Review

Posted on in Gionee, Lenovo, Meizu, news, Phones, Reviews, Vivo | 16 comments
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Review of the flagship Gionee Elife E7. Does the flagship Gionee have what it takes to become the flagship of choice for Android phone fans?

Feature: Vivo Xplay 3S review

Posted on in Gionee, Meizu, news, Phones, Reviews, Tech, THL, Vivo | 26 comments
Vivo xplay 3S review

The Vivo Xplay 3S is the phone to really usher in the next generation of premium smartphones. With a 2K display, LTE and powerful processor the Xplay 3S is the phone other manufacturers hope to beat!

iNew V3 Photo samples

Posted on in iNew, news, Phones, Reviews, Tech | 23 comments
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We have really been putting the iNew V3 through its paces during our hands on time, and this affordable phone just keeps bouncing back for more! The V3 has already proven it self to be a great performer and these sample photos taken with the main camera should please anyone hoping to buy one!

Video: White Meizu MX3 Unboxing and First Impressions

Posted on in Android, Meizu, news, Phones, Reviews, Tech, Video | 16 comments
meizu mx3 review

With Meizu’s commitment to launching their phones outside of China, we thought it would be prudent to put the current flagship Meizu MX3 through its paces. First things first though wo here’s a detailed unboxing, hands on and first impression of the MX3 and Flyme 3.0.

Video: iNew V3 Gaming and Benchmark Videos

Posted on in iNew, news, Phones, Reviews, Video | 23 comments
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Continuing on from our iNew V3 unboxing we posted a few days ago, here are a couple more videos this time of the phone in action with some gaming footage and benchmarks.

iNew V3 Unboxing video and hands on

Posted on in iNew, news, Phones, Reviews, Tech, Video | 56 comments
inew v3 review

iNew decided to buck the trend for the start of 2014 by launching a slender quad-core mid-ranger rather than a fire breathing octacore device. Keep reading for a our first impressions and unboxing video of the iNew V3 smartphone.

Top 10 tech stories on GizChina this week

Posted on in Android, iOcean, JiaYu, Launch, news, Phones, Reviews, Tech, Top 10, Umi | 3 comments
oneplus launch

It has been another whirlwind week of amazing tech news this week. Here are our top 10 tech stories of the week.

TokyoFlash Kisai Console Wood merges nature and technology!

Posted on in Reviews, Tech, Wearable | 3 comments
tokyoflash kisai wood console

TokyoFlash are the makers of some of the more distinctive watches on the market and their latest Kisai Console Wood is certainly no different.

Doogee Bigboy DG600 Review – Sub $150 6-inch Android phablet!

Posted on in news, Phablets, Reviews, Tech, Uncategorized | 10 comments
doogee bigboy dg600 review

One of the things we love about the Chinese phone industry is the variety of devices. You can go too $800+ super phones to bargain basement models. We take a look at the latter this morning with a quick review of the $148 Doogee Bigboy DG600.

Oppo N1 Review – The most fun you can have with a smartphone!

Posted on in Oppo, Phablets, Phones, Reviews, Tech | 28 comments
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After more than a month of daily use we put our thoughts to computer screen about the N1! Read our complete Oppo N1 review here!

Exclusive: GooPhone N3 Octacore hands on

Posted on in GooPhone, news, Phablets, Phones, Reviews | 38 comments
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It’s always nice to open up a new phone for the first time, even better when it is one of the first of the new octacore GooPhone N3 phones to be available!

Zopo ZP998 Video Reivew, plus your chance to win!

Posted on in Phones, Reviews, Video, Zopo | 18 comments
zopo zp998 review

Here is our video review of the octacore Zopo ZP998 Android smartphone, plus details on how you can enter a giveaway to win one of these octacore phones for yourself!

Watch the THL T100S Video Review

Posted on in Phones, Reviews, Tech, THL, Video | 4 comments
thl t100s hands on

A few days ago we posted our indepth review of the octacore THL T100S Android smartphone, in case you missed the full writtent review we have put toether this video review for you to enjoy!

Jiake P6 Review: is this cheap quad-core Android smartphone worth buying?

Posted on in Phones, Reviews, Umi | 16 comments
Jiake P6 Review: Cons outweigh pros

We used the Jiake P6 for almost a fortnight, put it through its paces and here’s what we think!