Tag Archives: mediatek

No.1 in the news: Rugged X1 phone, upgraded Galaxy Note 4 clone, and more

Posted on in Knock Off, Launch, news, Phones | 10 comments
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No.1 is famous for its blatantly cloned phones, but that hasn’t stopped the company from launching another bunch!

Exclusive: Elephone P7000 all metal JiaYu S3 killer

Posted on in Android, Elephone, Launch, news, Phones, Tech | 11 comments
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Another phone promised from Elephone, but this one is a gem. The Elephone P7000 has killer hardware and is firmly targetting the JiaYu S3!

Kingzone N3 Review: Feature-packed mid-range 4G LTE phone

Posted on in Kingzone, news, Phones, Reviews | 3 comments
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Chinese phone-makers often are the first to adopt new technologies into their products, but in case of 4G LTE, the not so new anymore standard for fast internet access on-the-go, this hasn’t happened as fast as most of us would’ve liked. Reason for the delay simply is the time Chinese network providers took in order […]

Cube T7 Review: Our first dive into the 64-bit ocean

Posted on in Cube, Phablets, Reviews, Tablets | 3 comments
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64-bit has become one of the most important selling points these days, especially now as Mediatek has thrown the first chipsets into the arena, capable of the new technology. The most interesting one for sure is the MT6752, featuring 8 Cortex A53 cores clocked at 1.7GHz and a Mali T760 dual-core GPU, thus promising well […]

Xiaomi ban lifted in India for Qualcomm devices

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A few days ago Xiaomi was hit with a ban preventing the sale of its device in India, new reports say that the ban will be lifted for some products early next year.

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Malata S520, a Meizu MX4 clone with 1.5Ghz 64bit processor!

Posted on in Knock Off, news, Phones, Tech | 4 comments
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Mediatek’s 64bit processors are giving smaller phone makers a boost to help them tackle main phone makers, even if they are producing clones.

Low-cost Meizu casing show up thanks to Weibo tipster

Posted on in Android, Leaks and Spy photos, Meizu, news, Phones, Tech | 11 comments
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Rumour has it that Meizu have a low-cost Android phone up their sleeve which could launch this side of Christmas. Those rumours were partly confirmed today when these photos appeared on Weibo.

iNew V3 Plus Review: Popular Chinese phone gets a speed bump

Posted on in iNew, Reviews | 12 comments
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We’re sure that most of you will remember the iNew V3, which in late 2013. It was one of the very first MT6582 phones, and was quite a mid-range bargain. The phone quickly became popular thanks to a 720p 5-inch panel, NFC and OTG supportat an affordable $180. iNew understood that even with it’s sleek looks and […]

MIMI MI-W3 Smartwatch Review: A step into the world of wearables

Posted on in Reviews, Wearable | 7 comments
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Hands-on and full review with the IP67 certified MIMI MI-W3 smartwatch!

Hands on with the No.1 Mi4 (Xiaomi Mi 4 clone): It’s built like a tank!

Posted on in Knock Off, No.1, Phones, Reviews | 30 comments
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This US$150 phone is a surprising piece of kit. It looks and feels thrice its price, and pulls of some neat tricks while at it: Meet the No.1 Mi4!

Dakele 3 launch confirmed, specs include sapphire display and 64bit processor

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones | 41 comments
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Dakele have announced that they will launch the Dakele 3 on the 9th of December. Here are the specification details we know so far.

Mystery MT6752 phone hits Geekbench running Android 5.0, rumoured to be new Meizu

Posted on in Benchmarks, Meizu, news, Phones | 18 comments
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Rumour has it that Meizu are working on a new low-cost phone and that the device will be released this month. With that in mind, is this Geekbench report from the new Meizu?

iOcean have planning up to 3 new phones this month?

Posted on in iOcean, Launch, news, Phones | 5 comments
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It has been a fairly quiet year for iOcean, however they plan to go out with a bang and what looks like the launch of 3 new Android smartphones.

Manta X7 smartphone replaces buttons with “smart bezels”

Posted on in Android, news, Phones, Tech | 10 comments
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Low cost and high specs were once enough to win in the smartphone market, now it is originality and innovation, two features the new Manta X7 have loads of.

Meizu’s mystery low cost phone alive and kicking on GFXbench

Posted on in Meizu, news, Phones, Tech | 24 comments
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Meizu’s Jack Wong had promised us 4 Meizu devices and the 3rd appears to be about ready to go on sale after showing up on GFX Bench flexing its affordable muscles.

Are MT6589T phones still relevant? Let’s find out in the THL W200 review!

Posted on in Phones, Reviews, THL | 23 comments
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MT6589T phones really started the budget war last year. Does it makes sense, though, to get one now? Find out in the THL W200 review!

Hands on with the 5.5-inch Ecoo Shining Pro

Posted on in ECOO, Phones, Reviews | 1 comment
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We go hands on with the latest from the Ecoo stable — the budget Shining Pro, which comes with a 5.5-inch screen, 2GB of RAM and an able octa-core processor!

JiaYu testing JiaYu S3 to ensure quality GPS function

Posted on in JiaYu, news, Phones | 7 comments
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Fed up of poor performing GPS on your Mediatek phones? So are JiaYu who hope to solve it all with the JiaYu S3.

UMI Zero Review: A whole new mid-range experience

Posted on in Android, news, Phones, Reviews, Tech, Umi | 29 comments
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We review the UMi Zero, a mid-range phone dressed as a flagship with a wallet friendly price tag!

Lenovo expands its entry-level 4G offerings with the Golden Warrior Note 8

Posted on in Launch, Lenovo, news, Phones | 10 comments
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Lenovo’s Golden Warrior range of phones currently includes the popular S8 and A8, and now for fans of phablets there is the all new Lenovo Golden Warrior Note 8.