This Week On GizChina: Redmi Note 3, Helio X12, and more

This week may not have been the most eventful w.r.t. Chinese phone launches, but despite that the Chinese tech scene managed to keep us hooked.

Big news is that the Redmi Note 3 has finally landed at the GizChina offices, where Andi has managed to spend some time with it.

Keep reading for the list of the biggest tech bits (sorted by popularity) from the past one week.

This Week On GizChina — 12/05/2015

1. Another Elephone pops up with a Helio P10 SoC 

Elephone are known to have a knack for releasing devices every now and then. Will the Helio P10 powered $99 Elephone M3 end up being ‘just another’ smartphone or turn out to be something special?

2. MediaTek Helio X12 in the works?

MediaTek have had a fantastic 2015. Could the Taiwan-based fabricator be working on an upgraded Helio X10 in the form of the X12 to battle upcoming competition from Qualcomm and Samsung?

Gizchina News of the week

3. The Ultimate Tech Gift Guide — top 25 gifts to gift this season!

Stores all across the world are showing discounts on buyers. While this is a lovely place to find yourself in as a buyer, it can be a tad bit overwhelming. Find the best 25 tech gifts here!

4. Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 teardown

Xiaomi’s spanking new all-metal Redmi Note 3 looks like quite some phone for the money, but how’s it doing on the insides?

5. Vivo X6 FINALLY sees a launch

The Vivo X6 has been in the teasers for I don’t know how long. Vivo finally launched the phone this week, but was the choice of SoC a bit of an anti-climax?

BONUS: Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Unboxing and Hands on!

Just in case you’ve been living under a rock!

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1 Comment

    December 5, 2015

    I just recently heard that the Helio X12 is some sort of a hoax or something, i may not surpise for it, still we just wait for xiaomi or mediatek’s response….