Vivo X7 and X7 Plus Selfie-Centric Smartphones Announced in China

Vivo X7 and X7 Plus Selfie-Centric Smartphones Announced in China

Vivo has extended their smartphone lineup with two new products, X7 and X7 Plus, latter being a much larger handset given the “Plus” tag. Both of the handsets are aimed at users who adore taking selfies as the Chinese manufacturer has fitted 16MP lenses up front accompanied by the MoonLight flash (Yes, we also think hardware nomenclature has taken a […]

     
 
 

Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro With Snapdragon 410, Metallic Finish Goes Official in China

Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro With Snapdragon 410, Metallic Finish Goes Official in China

Samsung has been pushing its ‘J’ series quite a lot recently with newer and improved models launching in every price segment. They recently unveiled the updated variants of J5 and J7 that have been received well overall. However, today the Korean company has announced a much powerful and capable upgrade for the entry-level J3 handset, the Galaxy J3 Pro. The […]

     
 
 

Xiaomi’s New Mi Max Packs a 6.4″ Display and a Massive 4850mAh Battery

Xiaomi’s New Mi Max Packs a 6.4″ Display and a Massive 4850mAh Battery

While some manufacturers were seen compacting their smartphones overall with design refreshments this year, Xiaomi seems to be rethinking how huge phones the market requires. As a result, their latest entrant, the Mi Max which the company has been teasing for quite some time packs a colossal 6.4-inch display and a long-lasting 4850mAh battery. Despite the hefty numbers, Hugo Barra […]

     
 
 

Zuk Z2 Pro Offers Snapdragon 820 and 6GB of RAM for $420

Zuk Z2 Pro Offers Snapdragon 820 and 6GB of RAM for $420

ZUK, Lenovo’s online exclusive brand has unveiled its latest flagship, the Z2 Pro. The company has majorly shifted its focus to fitness enthusiasts and has included some fancy hardware along with top-of-the-line specifications. To begin with, the Z2 Pro features a 5.2-inch Full HD AMOLED panel, Snapdragon 820 chipset along with a whopping 6GB of RAM (I guess that’s a […]

     
 
 

Meizu Pro 6 with 3D Press Display, Helio X25 Deca-Core SoC, 4GB RAM Launched in China

Meizu Pro 6 with 3D Press Display, Helio X25 Deca-Core SoC, 4GB RAM Launched in China

Meizu has finally unveiled their new flagship phone, the Meizu Pro 6 in China today. Flaunting an iPhone-inspired aluminum unibody, the new handset packs all the necessary specifications in a mid-budget price bracket. The major attraction it carries, however, is the pressure sensitive display, something which companies have started to mimic from Apple phones. The Pro 6 comes with a […]

     
 
 

Meizu M3 Note with Helio P10 Processor and 4100mAh Battery Launched in China

Meizu M3 Note with Helio P10 Processor and 4100mAh Battery Launched in China

After making multiple appearances in leaked reports, Meizu has finally unveiled the M3 Note in China. Aimed at emerging markets, the new entrant packs all the necessary specifications for a budget price and will be competing directly with some of the recent fantastic launches we’ve seen including Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 3. Specifications wise, the new Note 3 flaunts a 5.5-inch […]

     
 
 

Did the Chinese Brands Make Apple Blink?

Did the Chinese Brands Make Apple Blink?

So, there were no real surprises when the curtain came down perhaps for the last time on a product presentation at the Cupertino Campus – no, we are not being morbid, they will move to a snazzier new venue next time, Apple CEO Tim Cook hinted. There was a smaller iPhone, a less expensive Apple Watch and a smaller iPad […]

 
     
 
 

Singles Day : a Brief Insight into the Chinese E-Commerce Sector

Singles Day : a Brief Insight into the Chinese E-Commerce Sector

Guest Post by Nivedit. The e-commerce sector has boomed massively in the last few years. Owing to increased digitization, smartphones and data plans becoming cheaper, consumers are now more inclined towards shopping online, rather than visiting brick and mortar stores. And this is actually turning out to be quite a nifty solution to the increasing fast paced lives of most […]

 
     
 
 

Google and China: 5 Reasons Why it’s Tough to Bring Back the Play Store

Google and China: 5 Reasons Why it’s Tough to Bring Back the Play Store

China has always been a mysterious market of sorts. The way in which the Chinese tech market works is very difficult to predict. Just three years back, Apple was a laggard in the Chinese smartphone market and Samsung was at the top. Look how the positions have flipped now. Just two years back or so, Xiaomi was also the rage […]

 
     
 
 

Huawei Dethrones Xiaomi as Smartphone Leader in China: Canalys

Huawei Dethrones Xiaomi as Smartphone Leader in China: Canalys

The super competitive Chinese smartphone market is seeing some action in recent times with Huawei nudging ahead of Xiaomi to the top, as per the latest report by market research firm, Canalys. This is the first time ever Huawei has managed to be No.1 in China, thanks to 81% year-on-year shipment growth. Xiaomi, which had managed to dethrone Samsung to […]