Category Archives: Tech

THL joins the $130 smartphone wars with the THL T5, only TD-SDMA available for now though!

Posted on in Android, iOcean, JiaYu, news, Phones, Tech, THL, Voto | 2 comments

THL now of the THL T5 to take on the mighty Xiaomi Hongmi, and competitors from Huawei, iOcean and others, but before taking out your credit cards check the THL T5 specifications!

Galaxy Note 3 Lite Downgrades to 720p and LCD, May Show at MWC

Posted on in CES 2014, Leaks and Spy photos | 3 comments

Details of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Lite has been leaked thanks to a UAProf. The device’s screen sees a significant downgrade from the original Note 3

Pre-production Zopo ZP998 octacore review

Posted on in Phones, Reviews, Tech, THL, Zopo | 44 comments
zopo zp998 review

Zopo have been kind enough to send over a pre-production version of their octa-core Zopo ZP998. Keep reading for the pre-production Zopo ZP998 review.

Mediatek heading to CES with LTE, big.LITTLE, and more

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After virtually conquering the entry-level and mid-range segment, Taiwan’s Mediatek is now eyeing on powering the high-end smartphone segment.

iOcean X7HD specification, affordable unlocked quad-core phone

Posted on in Android, iOcean, JiaYu, news, Phones, Tech, THL, Umi, Voto | 6 comments
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iOcean have released more details of the affordable unlocked quad-core phone today just 3 days after initial rumours broke! Keep reading for the full iOcean X7 HD specifications.


Acer introduces 7″ & 7.9″ tablets; Pricing starts $130

Posted on in Android, CES 2014, news, Tablets, Tech | 1 comment

News about upcoming devices ahead of the CES is coming thick and fast from all corners, and Acer is the latest to join the party with the Iconia A1-830 and the Iconia B1-720 Android tablets.

Grand S II among list of devices to be showcased by ZTE at CES 2014

Posted on in news, Nubia, Phones, Tech, ZTE | 0 comments
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ZTE are all set for the upcoming mega event, CES 2014, and here’s what the company plans to showcase!

Alleged Xiaomi Mi4 metal frame spotted in production

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, Tech, Xiaomi | 15 comments
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If the tipster who snapped these production photos is to be believed, the Xiaomi Mi4 is already in production, and get an micro SIM and larger display.

THL T100S Review – Octacore smartphone for $309.00

Posted on in Android, GooPhone, news, Phones, Tech, THL | 57 comments
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With so many Chinese Android phones now available will THL’s flagship T100S offer enough to win over from its rivals? Keep reading for the full THL T100S review.

Oppo Find 7 5.5-inch display leaked, and more details

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, news, Oppo, Phones, Tech | 6 comments
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More photos have uncovered a purported leak of the Oppo Find 7 5.5-inch 2K display, plus details of the phone’s quad-core processor have been leaked too.

Preliminary HTC One 2 Specs Leaked by @evleaks

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The HTC One 2 specs may have been leaked on Twitter today by a popular and generally reliable leaker. The HTC One 2 is also known as the HTC M8, which is the device’s codename internally at HTC.

Updated – Purported UMi X3 specifications leaked

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, THL, Umi | 6 comments
umi x3 leaked

Purported leaked specifications for the 8-core UMi X3 have hit the web telling of a 2.0Ghz octa-core processor, 16 megapixel rear camera and 4G LTE support!

Lenovo announces S930 and S650 smartphones ahead of CES

Posted on in Android, CES 2014, Lenovo, news, Phones, Tech | 3 comments
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Off the back of the flagship Lenovo Vibe Z announcement, Lenovo have announced 2 more phones which will be on show at CES, the Lenovo S930 and S650 phones.

Intex Aqua Octa with 8 core processor launched in India

Posted on in Android, Gionee, news, Phones | 3 comments

India’s Intex have upped the ante with the launch of their first octa-core phone, the Intex Aqua Octa in India.

Top 5 unlocked LTE phones – January 2014

Posted on in Android, Gionee, Lenovo, news, Nubia, Phones, Tech, Vivo, Xiaomi | 20 comments
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As China has now started to switch on it’s 4G LTE networks the rest of the world can now benefit from unlocked LTE phones. Here are our top 5 for the start of 2014!

Lenovo Vibe Z unlocked Android smartphone boasts LTE

Posted on in Android, Lenovo, news, Phones, Tech | 8 comments
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Lenovo will be heading up their CES showcase this year with the unveiling of their Lenovo Vibe Z, an unlocked Android smartphone with LTE connectivity.

Xiaomi report sales of 18.7 million phones for 2013

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Xiaomi is full of beans after a highly successful year. The rising Chinese maker reported 18.7 million smartphone sales for 2013!

HTC One successor to have camera with switchable lenses

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HTC are reportedly readying an HTC One successor with a 10MP UltraPixel camera that is capable of being used with different lenses!

Top 5 octa-core unlocked phones from China – January 2014

Posted on in GooPhone, news, Phones, Tech, THL | 28 comments
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8-core phones are gradually becoming more available across China. Keep reading for our pick of the top 8-core unlocked phones from China for January 2014.

$130 iOcean X7HD shown off in video for the first time!

Posted on in Android, iOcean, news, Phones, Tech, Video | 2 comments
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Yesterday we reported that iOcean planned to launch the world’s best $130 smartphone, today we get a early peek at the new phone called the iOcean X7HD.