Hello dear reader! How’s your week been? Here we are back again in our weekly rendezvous with the hottest news coming from China for the past 7 days. If you think you might have missed some, then keep reading to find out whether you did or not!
This Week on GizChina
After launching the cutting-edge Oppo Find X all-screen bezel-less phone, the Chinese company went ahead and released a pair of Oppo O-Free wireless earbuds to go along with it. At the same time, they also announced the Oppo Find X Lamborghini Edition which will be sold for 9999 Yuan ($1510) and will be shipped in August with a free pair of earbuds included in the package.
As we were expecting, Xiaomi finally launched the much awaited successor of their Mi Pad lineup, the Mi Pad 4. The tablet features an 8.0-inch display, a Snapdragon 660, various memory configuration and a very appealing price tag. Together with the Mi Pad 4, Xiaomi also released the Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro, yet another budget-friendly device powered by a Snapdragon 625, this is getting old! Meanwhile, rumors of the upcoming Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 are already surfacing online, suggesting a soon approaching launch only 3 months after the Mi MIX 2S was unveiled.
After launching the VIVO NEX with its state-of-the-art sliding front camera, the tech giant is now talking about their next big breakthrough, a face recognition technology that utilizes 300,000 sensor points, that’s 10 times the ones of the iPhone X’s Face ID system – insane. At around the same time we also found two new mid-rangers hitting TEENA with code names V1803BA and V1730DT. If you want to learn more about them click here.
If you’re a fan of Huawei, then you’ll be overwhelmed by the amount of news coming from the Chinese phone maker. They did indeed just revealed their willingness to launch both a gaming phone and a foldable one in 2019. The handsets already on the market, such as the Mate 10 series, are instead getting GPU Turbo, which should greatly increase gaming performance. If you’re waiting for the next Mate 20 flagship phone, here’s a possible early look at the device.
We’re slowly getting a full picture of what the upcoming flagship Meizu 16 series will be about. We already know the smartphones will pack a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 CPU, an UD fingerprint scanner and a 6.5-inch display. Here you can check out its design as well, assuming it’s not another fake. Along with the Meizu 16 lineup, we also expect to see the Meizu X8. A mid-ranger coming with a Snapdragon 710, 6GB of RAM and a really interesting price tag. Stay tuned!
GizPoll of The Week
From our last week poll, we learned that our readers 64% are in love with the periscope design of the Oppo Find X, whether because they hate the notch or just because they want something new. Meanwhile, 22% of you does not trust the durability of the periscope in the long run. This week we are instead interested in your daily driver OS: Has Your Phone Received Android Oreo Update? Click here to vote and leave a comment!
This Week on GizChina
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