This week on GizChina: Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 2, Zuk Z1 and more


Last week was quite a happening one. The launch of MIUI 7 and the Redmi Note 2 itself was probably enough to take tech enthusiasts through the seven days, but there was more.

Here you’ll find 5 of the best picks from the week in one place. There was of course other news as well, something you probably care more about than the news bits listed below. If that’s the case, let us know about your picks in the comments section, and if not, get a quick recap of the week and enjoy your weekend!

1. Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 launched

If you’ve missed this, you’ve missed the biggest bit of smartphone news that’ll come out of China for quite a while. Read NOW!

2. ZUK Z1 specifications revealed

Zuk had been teasing the Z1 for far too long, but the Lenovo-backed smartphone company finally found out its best to reveal the phone all at once.

3. Get OnePlus 2’s invite-free

We all know how tough it can get purchasing OnePlus products. Which is why, we’ve compiled a list of trustworthy stores in China where you can buy your OnePlus 2’s from. As an added bonus, you need no invites to buy these!

4. Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 hands-on and specifications

If the launch article wasn’t enough for you, here’s some more info about the Redmi Note 2, including some good-looking hands-on pictures and full specifications list. (Pro tip: the Redmi Note 2 DOES support microSD!)

5. GizChina’s tryst with OnePlus 2’s laser-autofocus camera

OnePlus may be getting flak for their (flawed) invite model, but the OnePlus 2 as a product seems like a very decent one. Here’s how the camera fares…

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