LeEco Le Pro 3 Unveiled in China; Features a Snapdragon 821 SoC and 6GB of RAM

LeEco Le Pro 3 Unveiled in China; Features a Snapdragon 821 SoC and 6GB of RAM

LeEco has made the much-rumored Le Pro 3 smartphone official at an event in China today. After Asus’ Zenfone 3 Deluxe, Le Pro 3 is the second handset to feature Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 821 Quad-Core processor. Besides that, it comes with the all the right ingredients for a premium flagship, an affordable price tag and ditches the headphone jack in […]

     
 
 

Xiaomi Announces Amazfit Smartwatch in China for 799 Yuan

Xiaomi Announces Amazfit Smartwatch in China for 799 Yuan

After months of speculations and renders, Xiaomi has finally unveiled its first ever smartwatch – Amazfit in collaboration with Huami, the same startup responsible for manufacturing the Mi Band. The Mi smartwatch features a custom software and can track various activities, mirror a bunch of limited notifications like calls, messages and more. The Xiaomi Amazfit smartwatch slightly resembles Motorola’s Moto 360 […]

     
 
 

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 with Helio X20 Unveiled in China for $135

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 with Helio X20 Unveiled in China for $135

Xiaomi’s Redmi Note series is one of the most successful budget smartphone lineups to date. While some buyers are still trying to purchase the Note 3, Xiaomi has already unveiled the Redmi Note 4 at an event in China today. There are no visual or any standout features it brings, however, it does include a deca-core processor at the same […]

     
 
 

Xiaomi Smart Washing Machine Launched in China for $226

Xiaomi Smart Washing Machine Launched in China for $226

Xiaomi has been constantly backing emerging startups and launching products in numerous sectors like LED strips, electric bike and a whole lot more. Today, the Chinese giant has extended the lineup with yet another device and this time it’s a washing machine through their collaboration with Minij – smart Mi Washing Machine. The washing machine looks like a standard everyday […]

     
 
 

LeEco & Coolpad Unveil Cool1 Dual with 4060mAh Battery and a $166 Price Tag

LeEco & Coolpad Unveil Cool1 Dual with 4060mAh Battery and a $166 Price Tag

As expected, LeEco and Coolpad have launched their first product under the joint partnership which we had exclusively reported – Cool1 Dual, the “dual” referring to the dual-camera setup. The budget handset checks all the factors for succeeding in the smartphone industry in 2016 with an adequate hardware combination and a cheap price tag to lure in customers. To begin […]

     
 
 

Why 3G Networks Ended up as Fad in Emerging Countries?

Why 3G Networks Ended up as Fad in Emerging Countries?

3G networks have played a vital role in helping us make the most out of our smartphones. 3G standards such as HSPA and HSPA+ helped deliver speeds around 1-10 Mbps which finally made a 24×7 broadband like connection available for smartphones. While 3G networks gained adoption to quite some extent in western markets, their adoption in Asian countries hasn’t been […]

 
     
 
 

“Chinese Brand….” – the Casual Racism in Parts of the Tech Media

“Chinese Brand….” – the Casual Racism in Parts of the Tech Media

“It’s unfair. It’s difficult. And honestly, we don’t know exactly what we can do about it…” Xiaomi’s vice president Hugo Barra, put down his cup of coffee to ponder the question I had asked him: why did some people treat the word “Chinese” as something negative rather than as a reflection of the nationality of a company? It is interesting […]

 
     
 
 

Huawei Honor Unveils Honor Note 8 and Honor 5 Smartphones

Huawei Honor Unveils Honor Note 8 and Honor 5 Smartphones

Huawei has refreshed their sub-brand Honor’s principal smartphone flagship lineup for 2016 with the new Honor Note 8 and a yet another budget handset, Honor 5 at an event in China. While the former dominates the specification sheet, latter is an entry-level product. They both inherit design languages from earlier generations flaunting minimal aesthetics alternation overall from the Chinese brand. […]

     
 
 

Xiaomi Unveils the Mi Notebook Air

Xiaomi Unveils the Mi Notebook Air

Xiaomi has been known for experimenting with various gadget categories like a toothbrush, rice cooker and more. However, today, the Chinese OEM has revealed the much-rumored ultrabook titled “Mi Notebook Air”. Targeted directly at Apple’s lineup, Xiaomi’s offering claims to feature better hardware in a comparatively compact body yet maintaining a cheaper price tag. For starters, Mi Notebook Air flaunts […]

     
 
 

Gionee’s Sub-Brand, IUNI has Filed for Bankruptcy [Exclusive]

Gionee’s Sub-Brand, IUNI has Filed for Bankruptcy [Exclusive]

The crazy and cruel world of smartphone biz has taken yet another toll. IUNI, the sub-brand of Gionee, is officially shutting down and has filed for bankruptcy in China. The company sprung up around the same time as OnePlus, and aimed to take on internet exclusive brands like Xiaomi and Honor, with their high performance to price ratio smartphones. In […]