Category Archives: Reviews

Video: JiaYu F1 Unboxing and first hands on

Posted on in JiaYu, news, Phones, Reviews, Video | 12 comments
jiayu f1 review

The JiaYu F1 will soon be launched in Wcdma guise for international customers to enjoy. We unbox and have our first hands on with the $50 smartphone ahead of launch.

Video: Octacore iOcean G7 unboxing and first hands on

Posted on in iOcean, news, Phablets, Phones, Reviews, Tech, Video | 15 comments
iocean g7 review

Unboxing and first hands on with the iOcean G7 octacore pahblet! The largest iOcean device to date!

Video: First hands on with the JiaYu G2F dual sim phone

Posted on in iNew, JiaYu, news, Phones, Reviews, Video | 25 comments
jiayu g2f review

We have the fantastic little JiaYu G2F at the GizChina offices! Take a look at the first ever hands on with this amazing low-cost dual sim smartphone from China.

Octacore GooPhone N3 Review of a dual SIM Note 3 clone

Posted on in Android, GooPhone, news, Phablets, Phones, Reviews, Tech | 30 comments
goophone n3 octacore review

The octacore GooPhone N3 review is here! We have had our hands on the GooPhone N3 phablet for a few weeks now preparing this review. Find out what we think of this dual sim phone with the body of a Samsung Galaxy Note 3.

ZTE Grand S Lite dual sim phone hands on and unboxing

Posted on in Phones, Reviews, ZTE | 4 comments
ZTE Grand S Lite

Each day we post news of new dual sim phone which have the newer MT6582 and even octacore MT6592 proceesors, but now and then we come across a phone gem with the MT6589T which still makes us say wow! Take a look at our ZTE Grand S Lite hands on.


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 | 38 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
gionee elife e7 mini hero

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
gionee elife e7 hero

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
inew v3 sample photo hero

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.