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Video: First 500 Xiaomi Routers are special edition self assembly

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Xiaomi have created a limited edition of 500 Xiaomi routers which ship in a fancy wooden case and require user assembly, watch the video here.

Top 8 Chinese Android phones for Christmas 2013!

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With so many Chinese Android phones to choose from we have put together 8 of the best phones for Christmas 2013 to suit all budgets, tastes and uses! From 8-core to budget quad-core and Snapdragon 800 phones!

Jiake V8, an octa-core MT6592 phone with 6-inch display for just $250!

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jiake v8 8-core

If you haven’t already heard the news the 8-core phone race is upon us with 4 launches this week, however there is one MT6592 phone already announced and priced! The Jiake V8.

The GalaPad S6 is an amalgam of Samsung’s Galaxy Mega and HTC’s One Max!

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Looking back at launches that have taken place in the past few weeks, it seems like Chinese manufacturers are going back to where they started from; manufacturing clones.

Gionee GN709W goes through network certification, expected to feature 8-core MT6592

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Gionee GN709W 8-core phone

We’ve seen an array of leaks and spy pictures of various upcoming 8-core smartphones from a handful of Chinese manufacturers, and the addition of popular manufacturer to this list Gionee doesn’t nearly come across as a surprise!

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Coming soon: 2.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon processor with Adreno 420!

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The test device, running Android v4.3, shows the upcoming chipset running at 2.5GHz along with the lastest-gen Adreno GPU – the Adreno 420. The GPU is expected to operate at 500MHz and have a 10% faster pixel fill rate than the current Adreno 330.

Koushik ‘Kuosh’ Dutta shows off AirPlay mirroring on Android!

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Koushik Dutta aka “Koush”, a part of the CyanogenMod team and the creator of various 3rd party tools and hacks like the ClockWork Mod recovery and ROM Manager, recently showcased his progress with AirPlay mirroring on Android.

OrientPhone N8 is a Mediatek powered 3G Galaxy Tab 3 alternative

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The OrientPhone N8 is a budget conscious quad-core, 8-inch tablet with built-in 3G and support of voice calls.

Pomp W99 reader impressions

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pomp w99 review

Are you looking to buy the low-cost Pomp W99? Then before you do read GizChina readers, Jeff Nield’s impressions of the phone. Budget bargain or big let down?

Xiaomi Mi3 HD intro video intro with English (Miphone 3)

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The Xiaomi Mi3 has captured the attention of smartphone users both at home and abroad, even to the extent that one international Xiaomi fan has taken the time to add English translation to the Mi3 intro video.

Clone wars: HTC One Vs. the Mlais MX59 HTC One clone!

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Mlais have released early hands on photos with the new Mlais MX59 Android phone, quite possibly the ultimate HTC One Knock-off!

16GB Meizu MX3 goes on sale in China from $407

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Meizu have teamed up with Chinese E-commerce site Jingdong mall to launch the entry level Meizu MX3 today.

8 versions of the Meizu MX3 listed, pricing from $308?

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Chinese Meizu forum Meizumi have found listings of 8 Meizu MX3 version ranging from a low-cost 16GB to a range topping 128GB!

Meizu plan to shut stores and close production line to reduce prices

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Meizu have been soldiering on for quite some time and are prepared to make drastic changes to the company to ensure they can compete.

Oppo R819 to launch in Australia, Hong Kong and Japan through Expansys

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Remember that mystery Oppo phone which popped up a few days ago? Well it looks like it is ready to launch in Australia, Hong Kong and Japan as the Oppo R819.

New ‘Discounts’ category, plus new offers for GizChina readers!

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Over the past few months we have worked closely with a number of online resellers to bring discount codes to GizChina readers, it has become so popular we have decided to make it a permanent feature of the site.

Video: Neo N003 takes an electric drill to the screen and survives!

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neo n003 drill test

The Neo N003 is still in limited supply across China, however customers must be happy with the build to the point they are testing the screen strength with an electric drill!

Leaked photo of 6-inch, 1080 Zopo phablet display

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zopo 6-inch 1080 phablet

Leaked photos of a 6-inch display are rumoured to be from a new Zopo phablet which will offer 1080 resolution.

Gionee Elife E6 renders show of slim design

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gionee elife e6 render

Gionee are looking to get some sex appeal injected in to their brand, and these leaked renders of the Gionee Elife E6 could certainly do it!

Living with the Jiayu G4 Review: The First Week

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GizChina reader Brian Jackson continues his tale of purchasing his JiaYu G4 from China with a write-up and impressions of the quad-core Chinese phone after living with it for a week.