Category Archives: Android

IFA 2015: Hisense Magic Mirror tablet gets Retina display and narrow bezels

Posted on in Android, Hisense, news, Tablets, Tech | 0 comments
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The latest tablet from Hisense is the Hisense Magic Mirror with 8.4-inch Retina display, Rockchips CPU and ultrathin bezels.

You can now install OnePlus’ HydrogenOS V4 launcher any Android, here’s now

Posted on in Android, How To, news, OnePlus, Phones | 9 comments

In this straightforward how-to guide, we’ll tell you where you can download the HydrogenOS V4 launcher and install it on any Android smartphone!

Exclusive: first photos of the 2K, MT6795 Blackview BV9000 with touch screen fingerprint scanner

Posted on in Android, Blackview, Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phablets, Phones, Tech | 28 comments
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When Blackview aren’t testing their latest rugged phone in a pot of paint they can be found working on the stunning Blackview BV9000 with 2K display and MT6795 chipset! Here are the first photos.

Huawei Mate S will launch 2nd September at IFA

Posted on in Android, Huawei, news, Phones, Tech | 5 comments
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Huawei have sent out invitations for their IFA launch at the same time naming their latest flagship the Huawei Mate S.

Update: How to install Oxygen OS on your Chinese OnePlus 2

Posted on in Android, news, OnePlus, Phones, Tech | 10 comments
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Although the international version of the OnePlus 2 hasn’t launched yet Oxygen OS is available and if you have a Chinese OnePlus 2 you can install it super easy to get all the benefit of the international ROM.

MIUI 7 coming to China 13th August and a week later globally

Posted on in Android, news, Tech, Xiaomi News | 7 comments

Newest iteration of Xiaomi’s own take on Android, i.e., MIUI 7 is coming this week in Chinese and global flavours.

How To: Fix Google Play services ‘Wrong Architecture’ error on Meizu MX5

Posted on in Android, How To, Meizu News, Tech | 21 comments
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If your Meizu MX5 came with the wrong version of Google Play Services installed, refer to this guide to find out how you can install the correct version.

Xiaomi look like they will release the Mi Band 2 tomorrow

Posted on in Android, news, Tech, Wearable, Xiaomi News | 7 comments
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Leaked photos this month showed a new version of the Xiaomi Mi Band with added heart rate monitor, now a post today suggests the new Xiaomi wearable could be released tomorrow.

Exclusive: First real photos of the Siswoo R9 Darkmoon

Posted on in Android, Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, Siswoo, Tech | 13 comments
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The dual screen Siswoo R9 Darkmoon has surfaced once again this time with photos showing the 2nd E-ink display in action.

HTC’s Desire 728 pops up on TENAA website

Posted on in Android, Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones | 7 comments

HTC hasn’t been having the best of years what with the HTC One M9’s overheating issues, their declining sales and competitors like Samsung, Asus and even Apple stepping up their game, the former mobile giant has been having a rough time so far. This hasn’t deterred them from releasing new devices however, as their latest […]

The Asus Zenfone Selfie makes a showing at TENAA

Posted on in Android, news, Phones | 5 comments

Asus’s Zenfone Selfie has remain an elusive smartphone that almost no one has seen or heard about since it’s unveiling in Taiwan. The device came with a Snapdragon 615 processor, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage, a 3000mAh battery and a colorful array of pastel-looking rear covers. The device’s main selling point was it’s […]

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.

The makers of Remix OS return with a brand new Mini PC

Posted on in Android, news, Startups | 6 comments

Most of you should be familiar with Remix OS by now, but here’s the rundown for those of you who don’t know what flavour of cake that is. Remix OS is a customized version of Android Lollipop built to look and function just like a normal desktop OS. It has a Windows-esque multitasking system, a […]

Mstar’s high-end S700 Pro to be unveiled in October

Posted on in Android, Launch, news, Phones | 19 comments

Mstar is a brand commonly associated with producing cheap knock-off devices that have decent but not great quality and specs. They’re now looking to change that view with their upcoming flagship, the Mstar S700 Pro that will be coming out this coming October. The Mstar S700’s CNC zinc alloy chassis clearly takes it’s inspiration from […]

Cyanogen Inc nabs Amazon, Qualcomm execs

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Antutu reveals fake Xiaomi and Samsung devices dominate the Chinese knock-off market

Posted on in Android, Knock Off, news | 1 comment

Ever since the dawn of mobile devices, China has been the world capital of knock-off devices and clones. Nowadays, clones are slightly harder to come by, though they aren’t exactly a dying race if these reports from Antutu are anything to go off. Antutu’s report shows off the number of knock-off devices tested with their […]

Elephone pit the Elephone P8000 against the Meizu MX5

Posted on in Android, Elephone, Meizu News, news, Phones, Tech, Video | 44 comments
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Elephone have gotten their hands on the latest Meizu MX5 and put it head to head with their own Elephone P8000, with both running Flyme 4.5. Let’s check out the video.

MIUI 6 for Xiaomi Redmi 1S FINALLY released!

Posted on in Android, news, Xiaomi News | 2 comments

Xiaomi has FINALLY released MIUI 6 for the Redmi 1S! Here are the details.

Open Thread: What Android version does your Chinese phone run?

Posted on in Android, Tech | 108 comments
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Join the GizChina community and discuss the Android version running on readers’ phones from around the world!

CyanogenMod teases Gello, a customisable browser based on Chromium

Posted on in Android, news, Phones | 10 comments

CyanogenMod’s Gello is a Chromium based open source browser with a lot of customization options.