This Week on GizChina – Meizu 16 Series Launched, Xiaomi Pocophone Coming Soon & 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


This has been the week of the Pocophone F1 for Chinese tech giant Xiaomi. The new sub-brand is indeed soon going to launch their new high-range phone coming with some sweet flagship hardware such as a Snapdragon 845 CPU, 6GB of RAM and more.

Xiaomi also launched an Emerald Green version of the beautiful Mi MIX 2S, meanwhile the Mi Band 3 is apparently coming soon with an NFC module.


Oppo wore Xiaomi’s shoes this week as they us talking about three new possible handset coming soon, we’re talking about the Oppo F9, the Oppo R15 Neo (AX5) and the Oppo R17. Click on each link to learn more about them, or browse trough Oppo news here.


samsung china

Let’s take a short detour over in South Korea to talk about Samsung’s latest flagship – the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. The smartphones comes with pretty much all the feature you’d want on a $1000 phone, going from the Snapdragon 845GB, up to 8GB of RAM and a whopping 512GB, all of that powered by a massive (for Samsung phones anyway) 4000mAh battery. If you somehow missed the news, then click here to learn all the details!


Gizchina News of the week


While we wait for more rumors about the upcoming Huawei Mate 20 lineup, the Chinese company is apparently planning to launch the mid-range Huawei Nova 3i in Europe under the name of Huawei P Smart+. The handset is going to pack a 6.3-inch Full HD+ display, a Kirin 710 AI chip, 4GB of RAM and either 128/256GB of storage.

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In other news, the older Huawei Honor V10 will be available in an 8GB RAM version starting on August 14th.


Meizu M6T

After months of end-less rumors the much awaited Meizu 16 flagship lineup is finally here and it did not disappoint! Both handset feature Snapdragon 845 CPUs, 6GB or 8GB of RAM and an in-display fingerprint scanner. Screen size, battery and memory configurations will change depending on the variant. Click here to learn more.

GizPoll of The Week

From our last week poll, 63% of voters prefer fast charge while 9% settled for wireless charging. However, 23% of voters want a combination of both. This week, we instead want to know what you think about the recently announced Android Pie and its features: Whats Your Favorite Android 9 Pie Feature? 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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