Category Archives: Phones

Bluboo X2 review, a very cheap octacore for only $150

Posted on in Android, Phones, Reviews, Tech | 7 comments

The old saying goes, “if it’s sounds too good to be true it probably is”, and usually this is correct for most things, but there are “exceptions to every rule” and the $150 octacore Bluboo X2 is certainly one of them!

Gionee Elife E7 mini gets Android v4.4.2 KitKat

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Following the hordes of MediaTek-based phone makers that have been announcing KitKat upgrades for their devices, China’s Gionee today outed Android KitKat for the swivel-camera E7 mini.

So how many Mi3 units did Flipkart actually sell before going out of stock?

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Mi3 Flipkart

So Xiaomi claimed to have had their Mi3 sold out on Flipkart on their first sale day in India, but how many units were actually up for sale?

Benchmarks war! Xiaomi Mi4 vs Huawei Honor 6 vs OnePlus One

Posted on in Benchmarks, Huawei, news, OnePlus, Phones, Reviews, Xiaomi | 39 comments
xiaomi Mi4 vs Huawei Honor 5 vs OnePlus One Antutu V5 Benchmarks

3 of the best compete head to head in a benchmark war but who will win? The all new Xiaomi Mi4, the surpassing Huawei Honor 6 or the OnePlus One?

OnePlus Answers the the Xiaomi Mi4 launch with 5000 invites

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oneplus one blizzard of invites

To ward off the launch of the Xiaomi Mi4 and to keep in the minds of everyone (if that was needed), OnePlus has launched Blizzard of Invites!


Meizu receives huge financial boost

Posted on in Meizu, news, Phones | 4 comments
Video thumbnail for youtube video Video: Meizu show Flyme 3.0 for the Nexus 5 -

Meizu are in the process of transforming from a smaller privately owned company to something much larger, with recent investments believed to be around 20 billion Yuan!

Exclusive! KingSing to launch $99 Windows Tablet!

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kingsing w8 tablet

We first met KingSing here on GizChina when they released a handful of low-end Android smartphone, however they are now reaching for a piece of the Windows Tablet market share with one of the first $99 Windows tablets!

Xiaomi Mi4 early benchmarks

Posted on in Android, Benchmarks, news, Phones, Tech, Xiaomi | 5 comments
xiaomi mi4 antutu leaked

If you were hoping for a 40,000 point beast with the Xiaomi Mi4, then you might be in for a little surprise as benchmarks show slightly lower scores.

OnePlus One coming to India, but how soon?

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oneplus one sandstone 64gb review

OnePlus have been finding it tough to ignore the massive Indian market. Going by a recent announcement by the company, it looks as the OnePlus One might soon see an Indian launch!

Lenovo S850 goes official in India for 15,499 INR

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones | 2 comments

Lenovo’s lovely-looking, KitKat powered S850 just went on sale in India for 15,499 INR or $257.

Open Thread: Was the Xiaomi Mi4 launch Amazing or Disappointing?

Posted on in Android, Launch, news, Phones, Tech, Xiaomi | 45 comments
xiaomi mi4

The smoke has settled the images are out, we have poured over specs, so what do we think of the Xiaomi Mi4, and in fact the launch as a whole?

Xiaomi India claim to have their Mi3 ‘sold out’ in under 40 minutes

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Mi3 Flipkart

Xiaomi are grabbing the headlines yet again after their first Mi3 sales round in India turned out to be a huge hit!

Xiaomi Mi Band launched and it costs only $13

Posted on in Launch, news, Tech, Wearable, Xiaomi | 5 comments
xiaomi mi band hands on

As well as launching their first ever 4G LTE smartphone, Xiaomi also released their first ever wearable today, the Xiaomi Mi Band!

Xiaomi Mi4 launched! Specifications and details!

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones, Tech, Xiaomi | 49 comments
xiaomi mi4 launch

The Xiaomi launch is over and as predicted, and leaked the star of the show was the all new Xiaomi Mi4 flagship phone. So let’s take a look at what the Mi4 has to offer.

Official Xiaomi Mi4 press images

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones, Xiaomi | 24 comments
xiaomi mi4

It’s official those past few leaks were of the real Xiaomi Mi4. Here are official press renders live from the launch.

Bamboo OnePlus One Style Swap Covers launched at $49

Posted on in Launch, news, OnePlus, Phones | 9 comments
bamboo oneplus one

While Xioami are in the process of launching the Xiaomi Mi4, OnePlus China and OnePlus Global have together announced the release of the Bamboo Style Swap cover for the OnePlus One.

Leaked first hands on photos of the Xiaomi Mi4!

Posted on in Android, Launch, Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, Tech, Xiaomi | 11 comments
xiaomi mi4 hands on leaks

Someone in China has managed to get their hands on the Xiaomi Mi4 ahead of the official launch! Here are the first hands on photos of the all new Xiaomi flagship!

Huawei Honor 6 (H60-L02) spotted with 4GB RAM

Posted on in Android, Huawei, Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, Tech | 9 comments
huawei honor 6 4gb ram

Huawei are set to have a big day today with a device launch, one that could be an updated version of the Huawei Honor 6 with 4GB RAM!

Meizu’s next phone won’t use stainless steel

Posted on in Launch, Meizu, news, Phones, Tech | 0 comments
meizu mx4 renders

With Xiaomi bigging up their use of 304 stainless steel in their next phone, it quite surprising to hear Meizu will stop using it in their next phone.

XOLO A700S launched for 7,299 INR

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India based XOLO have announced the A700S smartphone with a 4.5-inch screen and dual-core CPU for 7,299 INR ($120).