This Week on GizChina – Xiaomi New Products, Huawei Exciting Rumors & More

This Week on GizChina

Hello readers! How’s your summer going? We sure hope you’re having a good one. If you’ve been busy dodging the heat and couldn’t keep up with news, then you’re in the right place. This is indeed where we roundup all the most interesting headlines of the week coming from the Asian world; keep reading!

This Week on GizChina


New week, new Xiaomi handset hitting the market. This time we’re talking about the market killing Xiaomi Mi A2 and Mi A2 Lite which are set to dominate Europe and other parts of the world when available. The two handset do indeed with really interesting specs for the price as well as a much requested stock Android OS.

For those who already have a smartphone and are looking to buy something else from Xiaomi, here’s their new tea drink, followed by their most expensive product ever, and finally a massage chair with AI features.

In other news, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and Mi 8 SE are now available in 6GB/128GB memory configurations.


Oppo has also been in the news this week with a very unique prototype of their that leaked online. In it, we find a very neat secondary display placed on the back of the phone, along with the two cameras.

As far as actual news go, the upcoming Oppo R17 has been seen on the Chinese certification site TENAA with a 6.3-inch display, a 3415mAh battery and more.



Chinese tech giant just launched a product that is part of the new wave of smart home assistant. Similarly to Amazon’s Echo Show, the Lenovo Smart Display is basically a Google Assistant with a screen. It does everything Google Assistant does, from setting an alarm to showing you a video on Youtube and it’s available in two variants of 8-inch and 10-inch displays; click here to learn more.



Exciting news coming from Huawei this week. The Chinese phone & chip maker is apparently going to launch the next Kirin 980 flagship CPU in a month, at the IFA taking place in Berlin. The new SoC is said to sports cutting-edge technology and bring an incredible performance boost.

Also from Huawei, we hear rumors that suggest they might be working on a foldable phone. Some say they could manage to launch it before Samsung, which would be quite impressive.


Meizu M6T

The much awaited Meizu 16 series is really close to getting unveiled. Tomorrow, July 30th is indeed the day when both the Meizu 16 and Meizu 16 Plus are expected to be unveiled. Albeit, there’re very few things we still aren’t aware of, after this leaked specs sheet and the latest visit on TENAA and Geekbench.

GizPoll of The Week

From our last week poll, the Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 came out to be the winner as the preferred tablet with a 74% against the Huawei MediaPad M5 (8.4-inch) which only got the 26% of the votes. This week, we put another two devices against each other: Xiaomi Mi Max 3 Vs Honor Note 10? Click here to vote and leave a comment!

This Week on GizChina

This Week on GizChina

So, did you find any news you had missed throughout the week? If that’s so, let us know by dropping a comment below.

Now go ahead and click away to any of those delicious stories linked above. See you next week!

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