Chinese phones are notorious for their high specifications and low-pricing, but also their difficulty to obtain and odd network compatibility! So we ask GizChina readers “Which Chinese phone do you use in your country?”
Lenovo, the well-known consumer electronics biggie from China, has more than a reason to rejoice. The manufacturing giant, operating in more than a handful of countries, has reported record sales of 4 devices per second for its second fiscal quarter, which ended September 30, 2013, with every figure from market share to revenue headed north!
We’ve seen an array of leaks and spy pictures of various upcoming 8-core smartphones from a handful of Chinese manufacturers, and the addition of popular manufacturer to this list Gionee doesn’t nearly come across as a surprise!
In a unique strategy of sorts, China’s ZTE have unveiled the Blade Q lineup of 3 Android-powered smartphones, namely the Blade Q Mini, Blade Q and Blade Q Maxi, all of which offer exactly the same specifications save for varying screen sizes!
We’ve witnessed a flurry of phablet launches in the past few weeks, ranging from OPPO’s N1, TCL’s N3 to UMi’s Cross. If this didn’t satisfy your appetite for large screen smartphones, here’s another one from a more recognizable brand – Lenovo’s S930!
Full HD smartphone screens will soon be a thing of the past, with more than one manufacturer working on higher-res displays. The latest to join the party is Japan Display, after unveiling displays with a 2,560 x 1,440 resolution.
While most manufacturers seem to be focusing on smartphones and phablets (Apple being the exception) of late, Chinese biggie Lenovo put their latest offering — the 7″ tablet, IdeaTab S5000 — on sale yesterday.
Gold is the new black. Well, this is what seems to be going on in minds of smartphone manufacturers these days! HTC is the latest to join this league of gold-clad smartphones with their HTC One. This comes after we saw an array of flagships making an appearance in gold in the recent weeks.
After making waves with their smartphones, Xiaomi now seem to be concentrating on add-ons and accessories for their phones. This includes the much in-demand Xiaomi Piston earphones and of course, the higher capacity batteries they have on offer for the Mi2 and the Mi2S.
Although ZTE is somewhat a known brand in the US market thanks to low cost dongles and entry-level smartphones, the country hasn’t yet witnessed any of ZTE’s high-end smartphones. However, this is all set to change this month.