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  • lontong
  • yash.khatri3297

    http://android-sale.com/goopad-mini-s.html have a look at it it’s out of stock but looks kinda similar to what gopad mini will be have a look
    Yash khatri
    India

  • yash.khatri3297
    • http://www.gizchina.com Andi

      yep, but it will be pre-order only

      • Simon

        Is pre-order really a con ?

  • leonwangls

    How do i do a search in this site? I can’t find the search bar.

  • ayieda77

    i have buy iphone from china….but the problem…..internet problem
    can’t setting internet and wifi

  • Lefty
  • Eli

    I just found out about this amazing phone

    http://info.139shop.com/files/2013/02/23/21010.htm

  • djdelicioux
  • Whyzor
  • deepak george

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qDo7l0Iv4js

    hey andi check this video out please and let us know if its the real deal?
    Really waiting to buy this phone

  • Chrisistof

    Heard that delivery of the Jiayu G4 is delayed again.
    They now expect to ship out the G4 on the 10th of april.

  • a.ilkay.u

    A store @ aliexpress having iocean x7 youth in stock.
    http://www.aliexpress.com/store/product/STOCK-5-Iocean-X7-MTK6589-quad-core-cpu-phone-1920-1080-FHD-IPS-screen-1G-RAM/316768_783642645.html

    I chatted them 20 min ago and they say still have 2 in stock for white version.

    So, X7 offical shipments just began or maybe they are selling the engineering ones?

  • teja

    andi

    jiayu G4 demo videos .

    mtksj.com/html/MTKshoujipingce/2861.html

    • http://www.gizchina.com Andi

      Cheers just spotted them :)

  • salvatore
  • Wayne Goranson

    Hey Guys…I bought a phone from android-sales.com based on your recommendation and they have not come through with a replacement I returned on December 31, 2012. What am I to do???? It is now March 17…what am I to do???? Can you help????

  • Harsh Vardhan
  • jeffrey

    Andi, not a tip but a suggestion–how about an article on what phones you can buy in China will work on USA TMobile or ATT 4G networks? Maybe too soon for LTE, but how about HSPA+?

    i hope you can write this before Friday–when I leave for Shanghai!

  • Tibor

    Hey Andi, I have some great news about the Jiayu G4! Check the link below to see more, but translating the text gives some great information:

    1. 4.1 will be changed into 4.2
    2. Yamaha audio amplifier
    3. 1800 mah standard version will get an 1850 mah battery instead
    4. (Not sure about this one, I think they are saying that the front camera will be a 5MP (!) camera) with CMOS optical sensor
    5. Dual sim 3G Connection
    6. The white version gets a silver metal frame and the black version will get a black metal frame

    Following this were a few minor announcements, but this is some great news I think!

    http://www.mtksj.com/html/MTKshoujizixun/2908.html

    I hope you share this Andi, it seems reliable and it has some great news in it!

    PS, not shy about my name. Hehe

  • ivo001

    I’ve heard that on the Jiayu forum, new info has been released about the Jiayu G4

    1. Android 4.1 OS update to Android 4.2.
    2. Yamaha chip as “amp” sound.
    3. “Thin” version of the G4 will be equipped with 1850 mAh battery, not 1800 mAh.
    4. Improved camera lens F2.4 to 5P, an internationally renowned CMOS manufacturer. (captures more light?)
    5. Slot to support China Unicom 3G card, the card dual standby 3G support
    6. White version gets (white) silver metal frame and black a black metal frame …
    7. Capacitive buttons are illuminated only with activation / contact.
    8. Charger for battery upgraded to 1A (reduced load)
    9. New style and packaging materials … and other improvements …

    • Lola

      wow more 0.50 mAh for the battery that’s awesome -_-

  • Vk

    Found some good videos related to jiayu g4 and wanted to share it with u guys.

    jiayu g4 gorrila glass 2 test : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9dHkF3vFNII
    gaming : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SY87fiqcOEY

  • yash.khatri3297

    http://www.gogi.in/xolo-q800-quad-core.html looks just like the small cosmic 4.5″ 1GB ram just the screen resolution is less

  • Harsh Vardhan

    UMI X2 (Prototype) Video Review..

  • Jesus Fernandez Garcia

    Hi, Why don’t you have paypal to be able to pay through it? I am really sorry because is the only way I buy through internet as well as all my friends.
    Please, let me know if you are planning to add this option for shopping.
    Thanks, best regards,
    Jesus

    • http://www.gizchina.com Andi

      Because we don’t sell phones

  • Andre

    Just came back from Hong Kong with a brand new “iTouch” Infinity HD2+
    Its a Samsung Galaxy Note 2 look-a-like

    Quad-Core ARMv7 1.2MHz CPU
    1GB RAM
    12 MP rear camera / 5 MP front camera
    Dual SIM

    • maxine

      Hi we just got back also fro Hong Kong with the same phone the covers for the note don’t fit looked all over H K any one help Thanks

  • http://gravatar.com/tborvv Tibor

    Hey Andi, I saw some sources saying the jiayu G4 advanced will be released 15th of May…

  • Jaas

    In your story “20 Android apps download store alternatives!”, you talk about Opera as being a trusted place to download from. When I tried to install the Opera browser on my android phone, the app demanded the right to take pictures and video. This is not the mark of trustworthy software. This is the mark of totally untrustworthy spyware.

  • vince

    Hey Andi, can u confirme this information from Pandawill?
    ” I just got the news that the manufacturer delayed the release of Jiayu G4 to 15th.May.
    Sorry to keep you waiting!

    The reasons for the delay are:
    1. Software issue: 13 mega pixels camera failed debugging. The manufacturer only debugged 8 mega pixels camera so far.
    2. Hardware issue: 13 mega pixels camera is out of stock. “

  • Paarkhi Parekh

    Andi, The Video review is out for the UMI X2 Prototype, check it @ http://www.gogi.in/umi-x2-prototype-review.html#more-6149, 2GB RAM, 32GB Internal,

  • Peter
  • wallace
  • Rajeev

    Mogu s2 appears on the manufacturers website.Initial promotional price is 299 yuan as against regular price of 399.Specs do not appear to live up to the hype.

  • Benny

    I would die for a good repertoire of some interesting gorilla glass phone models between 100 and 250 usd. If i see an article on top 10 mtk6589 phones coming along, I think it lacks info on gorilla glass or not. Andy would you please help us with a gorilla glass only top 10 or 15 deals article? Would be greatly appreciated !!

  • Brian from Manchester

    Jiayu G4 Unboxing video:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ezAwzBet29Q
    and camera test video:

  • Brian from Manchester

    and game test video:

  • WimVD
  • Brian from Manchester
  • Grzesiek
  • Brian from Manchester

    Ive just ‘backed’ this …should work on my new Jiayu g4 when I finally get it and its a really nice elegant solution..no more dongle dangles:
    http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/andyfei/mini-microsd-reader-for-android-smartphones-and-ta

  • Brian from Manchester
  • Gina

    can someone PLEASE tell me where to buy a goophone where the site is in english or can be traslated. i want the i9 but I can’t read the page.

    • http://www.gizchina.com Andi

      android-sale.com

      • Gina

        Thank you Andi

  • Brian from Manchester

    Vivo Xplay review (more details emerge) including video

    http://www.engadget.com/2013/05/07/vivo-xplay-phone/

    • http://www.gizchina.com Andi

      Great thanks

  • BrianJackson

    Jiayu Mobile has just tweeted “At the beginning of next week begins shipping JIaYu G4 for members of our group who have applied for the purchase of this unit” in Russian presumably to their russian pre-orderers

  • BrianJackson
  • Ramunator

    hullo Andy,

    Is it possible to buy pantech vega iron somewhere, or it is not on sale still?

  • Harsh Vardhan

    UMI X2 1.5Ghz MT6589T 2GB RAM complete review..
    http://tieba.baidu.com/p/2316537915

  • BrianJackson

    Jiayu G4 fairly detailed video review but its in French….

    • BrianJackson

      Amd one from Antelife

  • Adi

    http://oppo.androidguruz.com/
    Oppo Find 5 to be launched in India soon.

  • http://labelk.nl koso
  • BrianJackson

    Fastcardtech say they have Jiayu G4 in bulk and they have posted this Antutu comparison video:

    Jiayu G4 vs iOcean X7 vs Galaxy S4 Comparision

    • BrianJackson

      When they say ‘in bulk’ they mean they had 100 and they have all gone to pre-orderers

  • Lola

    hey
    just to share

  • BrianJackson

    Jiayu.es (Spain) review of G4 including GPS demo including a drive round Valencia

    • http://www.gizchina.com Andi

      Thanks mate, they actually emailed me this this morning.

      • BrianJackson

        De Nada! I am driving to Spain next weekend ..Manchester – Alicante to our Spanish house for the summer. I will be about 60km from Valencia so I might pop into this shop and see the real thing before I order (from China! as its about 50$ cheaper but dont tell them that). Have decided that I want a thin black and white turbo premium one…as and when I can get one but may well change my mind and get the first one that comes along and then upgrade later (and sell the first on Ebay!)

        • http://www.gizchina.com Andi

          Just sent you an email :)

  • BrianJackson

    Abbie scooped it on Gizchina on the 7th of May but now Endgadget has caught up 9 days later but includes some more photos…just for the ladies though I dont think I will be buying one

    http://www.engadget.com/2013/05/16/meitukiss-phone-china/

  • wolf

    Could you make a review of VOWNEY V5 (www.v5zn.com)? It is interesting because it has the USB-OTG function and it is cheaper.
    http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XNTQwODYxMjMy.html

  • Simon

    A white version of the Google Nexus 4 smartphone could be released in the next month. A rumor suggests the white mobile device will become available through Google Play on the 10th of June, and will be accompanied by the release of the next iteration of the Android mobile operating system, version 4.3 (key lime pie)

  • Simon

    Hi Andi,

    Mlais MX58 has been upgraded to MT6589T Pro features

    A 5-inch OGS IPS Full HD with a resolution of 1920 x 1080, a quad-core MediaTek MT6589T based on a Cortex A7 clocked at 1.5GHz, a PowerVR SGX544 GPU, 1GB of RAM, 4GB of ROM CPU A Micro SD slot up to 32GB, Dual sim GSM GSM 850/900/1800/1900, 3G WCDMA 850/2100MHz, HSPA + 42Mbps, Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi IEEE 802 b / g / n, a 12MP camera a 2MP front-facing camera, a 2500mAh battery, MLais MX58 dimensions 142 x 71 x 9.7mm and Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.

    If you could do a review of this handset it would be very nice. Thankyou

  • saturn

    Hello,
    Please make it possible to search a device in your comparing database by parameters.

    Thanks

  • BrianJackson

    Hi

    Could you also do a ‘Compare Tablets’ tool ..sure it would be useful..Ive just bought a Aoson M33 as reviewed by Abbie (thanks) …a compare tool would have really helped. Might update my Tablet next year so you have time.
    Also on the comparison tables perhaps you could consider adding Review comments where performed..ie summary , pros cons, Benchmarks, battery life, etc…

    • Simon

      For sure the tablet market is just as big as the phone market from what I can see. More tablet info and android tv sticks/boxes too.

  • BrianJackson
    • http://www.gizchina.com Andi

      Thanks Brian awesome tip. I actually have a Hisense Android box for my telly and it’s great. The factory is actually only a 15 min drive from my home :)

  • BrianJackson

    May be we Europeans better get our cheap phones from China whilst we still can:

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-22550011

  • Norman Zakaria

    Andi! Jiayu just posted that they just got their network license!

    • http://www.gizchina.com Andi

      Awesome so all we need now is a REAL release date :)

      • Norman Zakaria

        Hope it’s soon :D

  • Norman Zakaria

    Andi, I dunno if u saw it yet but Jiayu finally has a release date. They will start selling Jiayu G4 Youth model TOMORROW AFTERNOON! They have prepared 6000 units and it is all without OTG functions i’m afraid. This is great news!!

    • http://www.gizchina.com Andi

      Wow, no I didn’t see it thanks for the news!

  • Simon

    Apparently Konka who manufacture tvs, fridges and air conditioning in China are unleashing the V981:

    With a Samsung Super AMOLED screen. A resolution of 1280 x 720, a MediaTek MT6589 Quad-core processor based on Cortex A7 clocked at 1.2GHz, 1GB Ram, 16GB Roma, a Micro SD slot can accommodate a Micro SD card up to 32GB, Dual sim GSM and 3G WCDMA 850/2100MHz, HSPA +, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, a back camera with a 13MP sensor, a camera 5MP front, a 2200mAh battery and Android version 4.2.1 Jelly Bean with overlay Muse 3.0.

  • ivo001

    Apparantly you can smash nuts with the Jiayu G4

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-q9C78VSZCY&feature=youtube_gdata_player

    P.s. that guy has ade loads of intersting g4 vids

  • Baylex

    Andi, just check this video testing the gorilla glass of Jiayu G4!! outstanding eheh

    • Simon

      Don’t try that at home

  • Norman Zakaria

    Andi, The quadcore Jiayu G3 just went up for sale on official jiayu website as stated in the forum. Looking good :)

    • http://www.gizchina.com Andi

      wow awesome :)

  • dubazar

    91umi.com has deleted the technical sheet of umi x2 maybe too many issues with MT6589T… so wait and see

    • http://www.gizchina.com Andi

      Yes, I just noticed that too…..

  • jennifer

    dose anyone no were i can buy ipad mini copy and iphone 5 copy paying with paypal please.

    • BrianJackson

      Merimobiles take paypal..you will probably find what you are looking for there

    • BrianJackson

      Also Fastcardtech

      • Simon

        Did you know Fastcardtech are apparently in Canada !!

    • Simon

      ChinaPadMall seems very reliable

  • dubazar

    there many review of umi x2 clocked at 1.5ghz on the official umi forum. Take a look at this box : http://bbs.91umi.com/data/attachment/forum/201305/26/124251y2ywwddewflfdw2d.jpg

  • Simon

    After the success of the Verne V5, Verne are preparing to launch their V8 (serious competitor to Huawei Ascend Mate, but with full HD)

    Verne V8 should come with a 6-inch IPS OGS Full HD 1080p Sharp (1920 x 1080), a Quad- core, as you know, the CPU found in the Xiaomi Mi-2S , Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 clocked at 1.7GHz, 2GB of RAM, 32GB ROM + a Micro SD slot can accommodate a Micro SD card up to 32GB, NFC, MHL, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS / A-GPS, a camera with a sensor Sony Exmor 13MP , a front camera wide angle (97 °) 5MP.

  • BrianJackson

    This lucky lady orders a Jiayu G4 and is happy to get a G3 delivered…at least she got a phone…
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BT9BDkx1Li4&feature=endscreen&NR=1

    my G4 is supposed to be delivered to my daughters this morning and I am 1500 miles away….at least she will be able to tell me if its any good..Interesting to see her reaction shes a big Iphone fan girl

    • BrianJackson

      Also note that I had to pay £10 import tax…..which isnt bad but brings it very close to buying one from Jiayu.es especially now the jiayumobile.com have increased the price to $270!

      • Simon

        Where did you buy yours from ?

        • BrianJackson

          Jaiyumobile.com but Ive had a few lies and problems on the way!

          • Simon

            I was looking at the Jiayu.es site, apparently if we buy from within the EU, then there is no import tax to pay !

            • BrianJackson

              That is correct Simon..I had to pay £10 import tax on my G4 but I read somewhere that you usually get done for import tax if you ship by DHL whereas perhaps you wouldnt with other routes…my daughter just bought a Aoson tablet from lightake which caame with free airmail tracking delivery and she didnt have to pay any tax and it arrived quite quickly.

            • Simon

              So she used free shipping instead of courier (DHL – there was no tax to pay and it didnt take that long either is that ?

              Additionally if you use DHL for example and you do end up paying import tax – do you have to pay courier fees to DHL as well. I don’t quite understand it – having never bought anyting before !

            • Simon

              Oh DOH….of course the courier fees is the extra you pay at the time of purchase for DHL etc…sily me

    • http://www.gizchina.com Andi

      I saw it a while back. Bloody terrible advert!

  • Norman Zakaria

    Andi! News from Jiayu!! They say they’ve finally finished debugging the Jiayu G4 Advanced version and their only problem is the delay in stocks for the MT6589T processors and 2GB RAM chips.

    THATS RIGHT! We’re getting an upgrade to the turbo mediatek processor!! I’m so happy I ordered the advanced version and not the 1gb version.

    They say that they will launch with 1.5ghz processor, 2gb ram, 32gb rom and they are optimistic for a June launch! Not only that, they’ve run antutu on it and got almost 16000 points!

    Can’t wait!!!!!~~

    • Simon

      So the advanced Jiayu G4 automatically becomes the Turbo version, is that right ?

      • Norman Zakaria

        Thats what I read. I hope I didn’t misread that.

        • Simon

          Excellent

    • http://www.gizchina.com Andi

      I was just looking at the Antutu scores while I was out. Looks amazing!

  • BrianJackson

    Seen this? another ladies phone hits the handbag market
    http://www.engadget.com/2013/05/29/lenovo-s820-china/

    • http://www.gizchina.com Andi

      Yep very nice looking phone cheers!

  • Cefe Martin

    Hello Andi from Spain. I have an HDC Galaxy S3 – 4.7 Inch Screen 3G GPS 5MP Camera Android Phone MTK6575 and i would like to root it to remove the chinese apps. Can you help me?

    Thanks a lot for your time.

    • BrianJackson

      Google Root HDC Galaxy S3 does sometimes help:

  • BrianJackson

    Could you think about adding the top 4 Non Chinese Phones (Samsung, HTC, Apple and Sony) to your comparison tool as I am fedup with people asking why I bought the G4 when I could have had a ‘good’ phone! and Im sure it may help other people make their choices by understanding the price/perfomance/comparison with these more expensive popular phones

    • http://www.gizchina.com Andi

      Great idea!

    • Simon

      Brian you should have simply told them: “because you’re in the know”

      • BrianJackson

        I did but as they know me they didnt believe me!

        • Simon

          Brian how long have you had the Jiayu G4, how long do you plan to keep, and how will you “dispose” of it when you decide to buy a new phone ?

  • BrianJackson

    Presume youve seen this already Oppo Ulike 2s

    http://www.engadget.com/2013/05/31/oppo-ulike-2s/

  • Norman Zakaria

    Hey Andi, I heard that Jiayu will be selling Jiayu G4 with OTG starting June 1st I think but I didn’t understand the whole post. Can you read on it on official jiayu forum and tell us whats going on?

  • BrianJackson

    This may take a bit of time and effort but perhaps you could put the G4 and the X2 in comparison to these other phones
    http://www.phonearena.com/news/How-did-the-battery-fare-on-the-BlackBerry-Q10_id43585

  • vlad andrici

    The Budget / Cheap iPhone Surfaces In Two New Photos (Real of Fake?)

    “Today two new photos allegedly depicting the upcoming budget / cheap iPhone have surfaced. If they are indeed real, the device will be made out of plastic (like previous rumors have suggested) and will have a rounded back panel (a la iPhone 3G, 3GS).”

    http://www.gforgames.com/gadgets/budget-cheap-iphone-surfaces-photos-real-fake-36110/

  • BrianJackson

    Nice looking non Chinese phone from Acer, a bit big for my taste, but runs MTK6589T(probably) and predicted price $480

    http://www.phonearena.com/news/Acer-Liquid-S1-is-announced-with-5.7-inch-screen-quad-core-processor_id43617

  • geo

    http://www.pandawillforum.com/showthread.php?20854-First-MT6589T-smart-phone-ZOPO-C3-Turbo-debuts-at-Pandawill&p=110430

    As the title says, the first MT6589T smart phone ZOPO C3 hits the market.
    Pandawill will be the first seller of this phone.
    It has the same LTPS screen screen with ZOPO C2, but different mould.
    C3 is more rounded than C2.
    I will update the sku number and other spec. tomorrow, please wait to have a good look of this wonderful device!!

  • Simon

    This might be a bit late but, Huawei Honor 3 coming to rival Samsung Galaxy S4:

    http://androidcommunity.com/huawei-honor-3-coming-next-month-to-rival-the-galaxy-s-4-in-china-20130502/

  • cvtren

    iocean x7 has been confirmed to have the mtk6589 turbo version on their official weibo

  • cvtren

    just in! iocean reported to have OGS glass! from their weibo http://ww2.sinaimg.cn/bmiddle/6232ced8gw1e5d3pswxgnj20c80iwgom.jpg

  • Simon

    Tawainese device maker and app developer BungBungame is showing off a new 10 inch Android tablet with a high resolution display and an NVIDIA Tegra 4 ARM Cortex-A15 quad-core processor.

    It’s called the Kalos tablet, and the folks at Mobile Geeks got a chance to check out a demo unit at Computex.

  • Simon

    Forgot to add:

    The tablet features a 10.1 inch, 2560 x 1600 pixel IPS display, 2GB of RAM, and 16GB of storage. It has a 13MP rear camera with auto-focus and two LED lights for flash.

    The Kalos tablet has a microSD card slot, SIM card slot, USB port, and a docking connector.

    It’s currently running Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean, but that could change to something newer by the time the tablet ships.

  • Rick

    Iocean x7 elite release date is 16th of june!
    http://www.mobilephonenews.org/iocean-x7-elite-releasing-16th-june/

  • Norman Zakaria

    Hey Andi, ever heard of No.1 S6? Apparently it’s the ultimate Samsung Galaxy S4 clone because not only does it look like the S4, it even has hover touch and smart pause features just like the S4 and it’s running on MTK6589T

    Looks like a bloody good phone so I thought you and other people should know about it =]

  • BrianJackson

    Jiayumobile seem to have begun delivering their second batch of g4 s they have just tweeted to theirRussian G4 pre-orderers:
    Началась рассылка инструкций на приобретение аппарата!!!
    which Google translate equates to
    Begun sending instructions to purchase the device!

    • BrianJackson

      \woops ignore that got my russian dates wrong that was the last batch I think..sorry

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000534058197 Vaas Rock

    http://www.canvas-4.com/

    Micromax Mobile have announced the prebooking & launch of New canvas 4 in India. And have also uploaded two teaser video’s

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yvF2FioFps

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GGGpGoH-5bE

    thanks
    share this tip if you find interesting.

    • http://www.gizchina.com Andi

      Already posted on GizIndia thanks

      • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000534058197 Vaas Rock

        sorry Andi, haven’t heard of GizIndia. anyway its ok. thanks

        • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000534058197 Vaas Rock

          checked out gizindia. its nice, specially dedicated to phone launch in India.
          thanks

  • samuel

    Hello andy,..got a personal interest on the NO 1 S6 phone so I’ve been following it up,..got some new information in this link where almost everything is compared with the original Samsung galaxy S4,..including the battery compartment ,…it seems they are so much like each other that you can actually use same accessories like battery and back cover on both…check it here…http://bbs.no-1phone.com/forum.php?mod=viewthread&tid=28155&extra=page%3D1

    • http://www.gizchina.com Andi

      thanks!

  • BrianJackson
    • http://www.gizchina.com Andi

      I think we might have posted something similar already cheers though

  • Kismarci

    I dont remember this phone with this color released in gizchina….
    But for girls…. ;) :D:D:D
    http://www.zopomobileshop.com/122-zopo-c3-smartphone-mtk6589t-15ghz-5-inch-fhd-screen-android-42-16g-pink.html

  • BrianJackson

    How about a tech futures and a defintions/glossary section (they could be the same) ..heres a starter description of wifi 802-11ac

    http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2013/06/802-11ac-apple-wwdc/?cid=co8941244

  • matrody
  • Alan

    Hey maybe u can get more infos on this smartwatch it seems to have tons ao features like heartrate detection… i would really like to have more infos about it since its launced in china first

    http://www.engadget.com/2013/06/17/geak-watch-android-china/

  • Simon

    Colorfly CT132 is a 13.3 inch, quad-core Android tablet, is one of the first models with a laptop-sized screen to sport an Allwinner A31 quad-core processor.

    More info: http://pad.zol.com.cn/377/3772074.html

  • sakthibruce
  • samuel

    hello andy,…videos for the NO 1S6 comparison with the original galaxy s4,…and game play on the No 1 S6…..http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XNTY2NDAyODEy.html

    http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XNTY2MjU5NTYw.htm

    • http://www.gizchina.com Andi

      Awesome thanks !

  • ivo001
    • http://www.gizchina.com Andi

      No this is a really old picture

  • Tjoe

    Hey Andi, was just wondering, I just got a umi x2 turbo and am already using it. should i do a review?

    • http://www.gizchina.com Andi

      Yes, it will be great to hear what you think of it.

  • BrianJackson

    Both european official Jiayu suppliers who have been saying G4 in stock next week every week are now saying ‘Not in stock’ and the Spanish distributors is saying July:

    JIAYU G4 QUADCORE

    230,00 €

    Nuevo Jiayu G4 Quadcore, con procesador MT6589 a 1.2GHz, cuatro núcleos

    Disponible el: 16.07.2013

    Producto sin stock !!.

    • BrianJackson

      But Ive got mine and I love it. living with it / review coming next week!

      • http://www.gizchina.com Andi

        Can’t wait!

  • ronnel

    he gizchina i wandering if fastcardtech is trusted site.. and releable… please answer my question and.. can you give me site that can i buy phone ..honest and trusted site.. thank more power!!!!!

  • Joosie200

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g2ZKHhCQrJM

    Faea F1 scores 10100 on Antutu versus 11800 for example iOcean X7! That shows the difference between the Mediatek MTK6589 SoC and Qualcomm MSM8225Q SoC. Of course it’s Cortex A7 versus Cortex A5 as well and different gpu. And then there’s different resolution and screen sizes, but still.. it’s nice to see how the Qualcomm Snapdragon holds up to the Mediatek MTK! :)

  • WimVD

    Uniscope XC2 will be powered by 1.5GHz frequency MTK MT6589T main quad-core processor, built-in 2G RAM +32 G ROM large memory, the body equipped with a 5-inch original Sharp screen, using OGS + IPS hard screen technology is currently the highest resolution 1920 * 1080 FHD level. Webcam part with former 5000000 + back 13,000,000 pixels dual HD camera, the main camera for Sony stack type, battery capacity of 2000 mA, supports common sensors.

    http://buymtkphones.com/?p=916

  • Samuel

    Hey Andy.. Check out this Samsung galaxy mega 6.3 (clone or look alike?)… It’s called HI6..its got 6.5 inch 1080 screen.. 1gb/16gb/2gb/32gb version, 5mp/13mp cameras…its also got mtk 6589T 1.5g processor… Think it’s gonna be released mid July… http://www.aatouch.com/china/news/4460.html

  • waris

    Hi andi,
    Can you please investigate into the OPPO find 5 China mobile edition?
    It packs android 4.2 and snapdragon 600 and is a China mobile exclusive.

    Thanks
    Waris

  • BrianJackson
  • Norman Zakaria

    Andi! I just saw a few videos that show Jiayu G4 capable of MHL and Wifi-Direct(Miracast)! Holy crap, on top of having OTG, that’s awesome for a Chinese phone!!

    • http://www.gizchina.com Andi

      Cool I’ll check it out!

  • BrianJackson

    Where are these videos awesome Norman?

    • Norman Zakaria

      It’s on their official forum. I can’t seem to find a link tot he videos but here is the link for the post!

      ht(REMOVE THIS)tp:(REMOVE THIS)//bbs(REMOVE THIS).ejiayu(REMOVE THIS).com(REMOVE THIS)/thread-675012-1-1.html

  • NecroW

    Hello Andi! Have you already seen the Thl w200? It’s on pre-sale on Tinydeal and they are promissing it to july 12! MTK6589T with 720p screen. Looks good

    • http://www.gizchina.com Andi

      No I haven’t. Checking now thanks

  • Espresso

    Silently it comes…July 15th….
    Hauwei mediapad vogue.
    Just in line with the few quadcore tablets with 3g
    Ramos X10 pro (July 10th), No.1 P7, Goopad Mini

    http://www.huawei.com/en/about-huawei/newsroom/press-release/hw-266976-vogue.htm

  • http://gizchai.com mohit

    the Xolo play is a Beidou Little Pepper rebranded Andi.. Check out the coverage at Gizchai..http://dlvr.it/3d8L0q

  • BrianJackson
  • baoquang

    I have found a CWM recovery in English for Jiayu G4/G3S (and practically for any MT6589 based phones). Described it at the gizchina’s forum, you can check it here

    http://www.gizchina.com/gizchina-forum/topic/tutorial-cwm-6-0-2-8-english-recover-for-jiayu-g4-and-any-mt6589-i-guess/

  • BrianJackson

    Merimobiles say the Jiayu G4 Advanced thin model available in 2 days (I know youve already covered this) but its an additional source:
    http://blog.merimobiles.com/thin-jiayu-g4-is-ready-to-rock-your-world

  • Espresso

    Rumor: Compact Sony Honami “Mini” flagship in the works, to take on the iPhone 5S

    http://www.androidauthority.com/rumor-compact-sony-honami-mini-iphone-5s-243370/

  • BrianJackson

    Jiayu G4 finally gets to Europe.

    The Dutch Jiayu shop says it has the 1.2 Ghz Basic G4 in stock for 260 euros and
    The Spanish Jiayu shop says it has 100 1.5Ghz Basic Turbo G4s going on sale tomorrow at 07:30 for 235 euros…make sense of that if you can!

  • phil

    Hi Andi, I know your team is pretty busy but I think it would be great if you could sort all the phones you talk about in frequencies (3g) order. Since in frequencies used by carriers around the world aren’t the same, it would be easier for your users to find the phones that suit their needs.

    Thanks for reading

  • Ja

    There is fix for zopo c2 touch screen ghosting.
    http://pan.baidu.com/share/link?shareid=2479719835&uk=4197399152
    thou need to be carefull, 2 types of touch screen controllers available.

    • http://www.gizchina.com Andi

      Thanks :)

  • Ja

    by the way, tested it yesterday with positive results, also loads of people in 4pda.ru forum are very happy with results too.

  • NecroW

    Hello Andi, any news about the Neo N003? It’s supposed to be on market yesterday…

  • Paul

    I would like to share my experience with Antelife. With the mentioning of Antelife,com on this site, I though Antelife would be a reputable company. Well, I have a different experience. I bought a Jiayu G4 2GB/32GB mtk6589t in black. On their website it was possible to order and it said in the description they had 15 of them in stock. Then a day later they wrote me it was not in stock and if I wanted a white one. (Why would I order a black one if I want a white one?). At that time the black one was still to order and had still the description of 15 in stock. So I declined for the white one. I wanted my money back or the black version. Then 3 days they did not reply (and I reminded them everyday if they could reply to my e-mail). Then a reply… If I wanted another Phone from another brand. Of course I did not. At that stage I really found them not co-operating and I only replied with the statement that I wanted my money back. Since I already had some bad experiences with other chinese sellers such as Pandawill (who charged me more money then what should have actually been paid), I went immediately to PayPal and started the process of a claim. While I did that, Antelife was busy giving me a reply. They wanted to refund me my money, but after the deduction of an ‘ADJUSTMENT FEE’. A what? Yes, an adjustment fee of over 10 usd. So they made a mistake, and they want me to pay for it? Luckilly I already started my claim through PayPal and I am confident that I will get the whole amount back through the work of the PayPal-people. But I still wanted to let you know about my experience with Antelife. The only store I have had good experiences with is DX.com, but they do not sell this Phone. I wonder if there are really good stores out there that can be trusted and treat their clients fair. I do not need to be treated like a king, but at least it should be fair. And that Antelife wants me to pay for their loss (PayPal fees I am guessing) is not fair. In the end I will already have the possible loss of losing money for the fact that in my case the usd needs to be transferred back into euro, and if the usd went lower… it is my loss. So Antelife should not make me pay for their mistake!

  • azlec

    http://forum.faeamobile.com/thread-816-1-1.html

    If this information is correct… FAEA F2 is now one of the few MTK FHD Phones using 3G 900Mhz band?

  • Espresso

    Mediatek launches new quadcore based on a mix of A15 and A7 cores

    http://www.mediatek.com/_en/03_news/01-2_newsDetail.php?sn=1115

    [quote]TAIWAN, Hsinchu – July 29, 2013 – MediaTek Inc., (2454: TT), a leading fabless semiconductor company for wireless communications and digital multimedia solutions, today announced its breakthrough MT8135 system-on-chip (SoC) for high-end tablets. The quad-core solution incorporates two high-performance ARM Cortex™-A15 and two ultra-efficient ARM Cortex™-A7 processors, and the latest GPU from Imagination Technologies, the PowerVR™ Series6. Complemented by a highly optimized ARM® big.LITTLE™ processing subsystem that allows for heterogeneous multi-processing, the resulting solution is primed to deliver premium user experiences. [/qoute]

  • akash
  • Ja

    Chip news:
    Rockchip working on ARM Cortex-A12 RK32xx (Mali T624GPU)
    http://liliputing.com/2013/07/rockchip-working-on-quad-core-arm-cortex-a12-rk32xx-chip.html

    MediaTek got more info about MT8135 big.LITTLE chip
    2x A15 and 2x A7 with Imagination PVR G6200 GPU!
    http://liliputing.com/2013/07/mediatek-introduces-its-first-arm-cortex-a15-chip-with-big-little-tech-mt8135.html

    Can’t wait for new phones!

  • ivo001

    Someone from the dutch forum has received his Faea F2. He made some unboxing photos and compared the size with a Samsung Galaxy Note

    http://gathering.tweakers.net/forum/view_message/40619327

  • bill

    hqsq.cn is a news and information site covering tablet pc in shenzhen。we do not sell products. we are the only website that focus on the cheap tablet pc. we wish that we can have more corperations.

  • MarcelGX

    Hi, I’ve read on the Facebook page of Xiaomi, why Red Rice doesn’t support 3G worldwide:

    User:
    “Doesn’t the MT6589T come with a on-board modem for WCDMA?”

    Xiaomi:
    “Hongmi’s MT6589T has another name: MT6589TT, the first T is for Turbo, the second one is for TD-SCDMA. So it changed the on-board modem from WCDMA to TD-SCDMA.”

    You always read about a MT6589T in Xiaomis Red Rice, but that’s false, it seems that Mediatek has a new kind of MT6589(T), which is worth a news/an update, I think.

  • Simon
  • Simon
  • BrianJackson

    Cant seem to get your phone comparison to work doesnt copy across the selected phone..tried a couple of times ..might be my PC?

  • Simon

    Xiaomi Beats Samsung To Top China’s Smartphone Charts:

    http://techcrunch.com/2013/08/12/xiaomi-beats-samsung-to-top-chinas-smartphone-charts/

  • Simon

    ActiveNotifications: Lets You Bring The Moto X’s Best Feature To Other Android Devices;

    http://techcrunch.com/2013/08/11/activenotifications-lets-you-bring-the-moto-xs-best-feature-to-other-android-devices/

  • Simon

    Sony to launch Lens-camera kit to upgrade your smartphone camera:

    http://liliputing.com/2013/08/sony-to-launch-lens-camera-kit-to-upgrade-your-smartphone-camera.html

  • Simon
  • Simon

    Xiaomi anounces yesterday that Red Rice goes WCDMA:

    http://www.anqu.com/wenda_560/48717/

  • Simon

    I forgot to add, for anyone in the UK that is good news, as I think we use WCDMA 2100 Mhz if i’m correct.

  • Espresso
  • Simon

    Hopefully this will never happen to use, but if it does, this article entitled

    “How to Fix an Android Phone or Tablet That Appears to be Bricked”

    http://www.guidingtech.com/23274/fix-bricked-android-phone-tablet/

    May prove useful

    • BrianJackson

      Thanks Simon …I hope I never need it but handy to have just in case..good article

  • Simon

    Welcome Brian. Have you bought any other smartphones recently ? I think I might get an Xiaomi Red Rice when the WCDMA version is available

  • BrianJackson

    No very happy with my G4 got everything exactly how I want it and got a GPS bluetooth receiver working great with it in the car for £9.99 on Ebay. Only problem I am having is with an audio docking station. Bought the one I wanted from Hong Kong but it never got through Spanish Customs (thought was smuggling a £10 docking station??). He gave me a refund, so I ordered another one on ebay which looked as though it would work, picked it up in the UK this week when I was back, but it wasnt like the picture (i.e. it was curved to fit a different phone but it didnt fit a G4) so I am asking for a refund! I am going back to the first one but having it delivered to the UK.

  • Simon

    Hopefully you will be able to get it delivered here no problem :)

  • Simon
  • S.F.Hasan

    Hello Andy,

    I really like your website. I request you to please do a review or inform us about the availability of Bluetooth 4.0/4.1 in any of the leading Chinese brand Android phones featured on your website.

    So far the only reviews I have read are for the latest phones still having bluetooth 2.0 or 2.1 specification.

    I want to know the possibility of bluetooth 4.0 in hardware and its profile for Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) in software ROM implementation. Since I want to use newer BLE devices with the phone (like blueooth proximity tags and smart workout gear and home automation appliances).

    Hope you would do a review soon and will feature my request.

    Keep up the great work

    Thanks.

  • Simon

    Omate smartwatch is a $199 standalone Android phone for your wrist :

    http://gigaom.com/2013/08/21/omate-smartwatch-is-a-199-standalone-android-phone-for-your-wrist/

  • Manos

    jiayu g4t doesn’t have Gorilla 2 glass!!!!!!
    http://www.chinasmartphonereview.com/jiayu-g3t-and-jiayu-g4t-t-for-turbo/

    please read at the commets!

    Andi please ask them to be sure because this is too bad
    This Gorilla Glass should had some mark to know if its real or not!
    Great work !
    Thanks

  • Simon

    To find out more about whether a phone works with a particular network & country:

    http://maps.mobileworldlive.com/

    • http://www.gizchina.com Andi

      nice one!

  • Simon
  • George
  • Simon

    Tablet Rocket – Compare tablets to see which is better:

    http://tabletrocket.com/

    Phone Rocket – Compares phones:

    http://phonerocket.com/

    Probably only works with the mainstream brands though.

  • AdLion
    • http://www.gizchina.com Andi

      Nice tip! Thanks

  • http://www.markoff.biz/pivot/entry.php?id=1656 Markoff

    Xiaomi Red Rice – cost of manufacture should be 85USD/520RMB
    http://press.trendforce.com/en/node/5959

  • Simon

    Microsoft is buying Nokia’s devices and services business, and getting access to the company’s patents, for a total of 5.44 billion euro (£4.64 billion) in an effort to expand its share of the smartphone market, the companies announced.

    http://news.uk.msn.com/world/microsoft-to-buy-nokia-devices-unit-1

  • Simon
  • Simon

    Sorry already mentioned above by George please delete thankyou.

  • Amit

    Oppo find 5 is out of stock everywhere. Is it going to replaced with n1 ?

  • login@login

    What happened to the login box? It dissapeared for me on all my devices?

    • http://www.gizchina.com Andi

      Thanks for letting me know, it was set to only show on the forum page. Fixed now

  • etienne

    check this

  • Simon

    SONY introduces “Bravia Smart Stick” powered by Android OS:

    http://androidadvices.com/sony-bravia-smart-stick-info/

  • Boyan

    Hi, Andi, do you have info on this HDC: http://www.fastcardtech.com/HDC-One-S6-MTK6589T Specs look cool, I wonder if any tests were made with it.

  • PeterP

    Hike X1, whats the deal with this phone. Is it any good? Not sure of screen – OGS.
    Seems a cute design and varied colour removable covers, good spec apart from battery and better than average price.
    Otherwise really need a phone and itching to buy a new core model… seems to be such a wait ATM for everything.

  • zedge13

    According to the No.1 website the new No.1 N3 is now on sale for the minimum price of ¥1398元.

    They have black and white options and 4 bundles choice.

    1-The official standard: host + Battery * 1 * 1 * 1 + data cable + earphone * 1 + certificate + manual * 1 * 1
      2-Package I: the official standard + film + Battery * 1 * 1 * 1 + earphone
     3- Package II: the official standard + film + Battery * 1 * 1 + earphone * 1 +8 G card
      4-Package III: official standard + film + Battery * 1 * 1 + earphone * 1 +16 G card

    It presents with awsome specs like nfc, otg, 32gb or rom 2gb of ram, mt6589t mediatek processor and a hd screen 1280×720 ips sceen.

  • samuel
    • http://www.gizchina.com Andi

      Hi thanks we spotted some of these a while back :)

  • Stewart

    Will you do a post of phones available to ship in the U.S? Maybe something like what phones work on what U.S networks? I really want to buy a phone but have not found good enough information to do so.
    THanks

  • Chindi Atseh

    http://207.210.192.178/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=83 sales have started of the Zopo zp998, 4991 still remaining

  • ansy

    can u give list wich brand and model and full spec include baterry capacities and price in table please ?

  • Yao Lisa

    where is the “login” in the forum page?

  • rene

    check onda website, should get android kit kat upgrade on tablets in December

  • rene

    check out YotaPhone

  • Ahmet

    Autofocus not working sometimes ? Shake your phone back and forth ! I think that the autofocussing motor that was out of range and got stuck or what ever, will me moving and focussing again as normal. This is known as “rattle”, even iPhone have this problem.

    Please would you like to write an article about the engineering part of this issue

    I searched alot about AF-problems, but could not find any software solution. I hope this will be helpful for future smartphone geeks.
    Ahmet !

  • D M F

    Andi, do you think the camera on the Xiaomi Mi3 is better than the Mi2s (32GB)?
    I heard they kept the same. Could you solve me this question?

  • Upperthird

    Andi, what zopo model would work best in Irish network. Does buying from European warehouse mean they all work in Europe?

  • Tjin

    you should talk about the Fiasco that Zopo has created with their ZP998 launch .First they said your buying a phone for 299 $ then they charged for shipping but said would be free then they said its pre-order .now its not 30 days release and also they changed from 32GB storage to 16GB storage .Zopo are doing their verry best to be dumped from their custumors .Bad situation Zopo.

    • Gizchina

      yep, I just saw this thanks

    • mannaoz

      Yes I have had a similar letter from them today. I have decided to cancel my order and wait to they get their act together. Pity I was so looking to have this phone. At least they came clean and offer a full refund. Bad to see they can not deliver good to see they are honest enough to admit their problems.

  • Tiah Oon Tjoe

    Hi Andi and the gizchina team! Just checked Xiaomi’s website. WCDMA version is releasing 31st dec!!!!!!!!!!

  • Gizchina

    Cheers !

  • Igor

    Dear GizChina, first of all You are Great! :-) i haw one question, i see on Your page one banner about Goophone N3, but on their site it is missing, it was at pre sale or smth ?

  • fabiomn1965

    would you make a review on the HTM M1 android 4.2 smartphone?

  • Balachandran Ramanathan

    Hi Andi,
    My IAITV m220 phoneTab 4.0.3 is not responding to any secret codes except IMEI code 06. Will u please infor codes for this phone Also sim network
    s are shown Forbidden and not connecting to network which was working for some time..pls help

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