Category Archives: Android

LG G Pro 2 Officially Announced

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LG couldn’t wait until The Mobile World Congress (MWC) to unveil its newest phone, the LG G Pro 2. The company made the announcement through an official press release Thursday and included the usual gamut of images. The LG G Pro 2 features a 5.9 inch 1920×1080 (1080p) screen with a slim side bezel of […]

UMi X3 and UMi X1 Pro will launch internationally mid March

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UMi have officially announced that their flagship UMi X3 octacore smartphone will go on sale mid-March along with the UMi X1 Pro smartphone.

Top 5 Android Gaming Handhelds

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Top 5 Android powered gaming handhelds you can buy now! Specifications, details and more of the best Android games systems on the market today!

RIP Flappy Bird! Game taken down from Play Store & iTunes App Store

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Following the statement he made yesterday, Dong Nguyen pulled the insanely popular game, Flappy Bird from the Google Play and the iTunes App stores.

Game Over Flappy Bird! Developer says he will remove the game from the app store

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In an astonishing development, it has been learnt that Dong Nguyen, developer of the addictive (?) Flappy Bird title will soon be taking the game off the Google Play Store.

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Money no object: Best Smartphone to buy!

Posted on in Android, Editorial, Gionee, Meizu, news, Phones, Tech, Vivo | 25 comments
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If money was no object which is the best smartphone to buy? We list 5 smartphones which would be a great to own!

12 Best Smartphone deals under $190 Available now

Posted on in Android, CoolPad, Editorial, iNew, iOcean, Lenovo, Phones, Tech, Umi, ZTE | 39 comments
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The day when low-cost or cheap meant poor specifications are well behind us, now it is easy to buy a cheap phone with excellent mid-range hardware. We list 10 best smartphone deals available now!

8 most iconic Chinese smartphones of all time!

Posted on in Android, Editorial, GooPhone, JiaYu, Meizu, Newman, news, Nubia, Phones, Tech, Vivo | 9 comments
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As China is the rising star of the smartphone world we look back and list 8 of the most iconic Chinese smartphones of all time!

Will HTC be the manufacturer of the next Nexus tablet

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Reports from Taiwan suggest that Google might have chosen HTC to be the manufacturer of the next Nexus tablet.

Alcatel Home V102, Chromecast rival heading to Europe in Q2

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Alcatel have announced that they will be launching their rival to Google’s Chormecast in Europe. The Alcatel Home V102 will cost just 49 Euro!

iNew V3 Review – Contender for the best mid-range Chinese phone of the year!

Posted on in Android, iNew, news, Phones, Tech, Video | 46 comments
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When I first read about the iNew V3 last year I, like many of you, was pretty blown away by the high standard of equipment for a phone at such a great price. Now after a few weeks of testing I am just as impressed.

GizRom gets ported to the octacore Zopo ZP998

Posted on in Android, How To, Lenovo, ROM, Tech, Zopo | 5 comments
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GizRom, developed exclusively for GizChina by Marsapa has been ported to the octacore Zopo ZP998. Download and install version 2.0 of the new ROM here.

Google to do away with the Nexus lineup by next year: Report

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Reports coming in from various outlets around the globe suggest that software giant Google is on the verge of discontinuing the almost-revered Nexus lineup of Android-powred smart devices.

iOcean lists the octacore iOcean X7S on it’s official website

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iOcean have made good use of their popular iOcean X7 by recycling the phone and refreshing it as the iOcean X7S with octacore processor for only 1399 Yuan!

Entry-level Acer Liquid Z5 launched for 1400 Yuan and it’s NOT WORTH BUYING!

Posted on in Android, news, Nubia, Phones, Tech, Xiaomi | 5 comments
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$230 isn’t all that much for an Android smartphone from a well known company, but in the case of the Liquid Z5 it really is fat too much money especially here in China where customers have the choice of something actually good!

Video: White Meizu MX3 Unboxing and First Impressions

Posted on in Android, Meizu, news, Phones, Reviews, Tech, Video | 16 comments
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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.

Octacore Hike X2 is the first phone to ship with Mediatek’s rival to NFC!

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The octacore Hike X2 has now been listed and available to try at Hike stores across China and come equipped with Mediatek’s NFC rival “Hotknot”.

Developers attempt to incorporate multi-window into OmniROM

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A lucky few might soon be able to have the ease of use that the ‘multi-window’ feature brings along. First introduced by Samsung TouchWiz, the feature has managed to catch the fancy of many.

Changhong expects Chinese customers to pay $1000 for the Changhong H1

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If you had $1000 to spend on an Android smartphone which would you buy? An Oppo N1? A couple of Xiaomi Mi3, Meizu MX3, Gionee Elife E7? Or this Mediatek equipped Changhong abomination?

Pulid HTC One knock off now available in a choice of colours including gold!

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The HTC One might be ripe for replacement but there is no denying that great design! Small Chinese phone makers agree to and keep rolling out clones of the HTC One including this new gold model from Pulid