According to Reuters, the store would be separate from other versions of the Play Store in order to comply with China’s strict filtering rules. Citing sources familiar with the matter, Reuters said the app store ... Read More »
HTC has introduced the One M9+, an improvement to its flagship phone, the One M9. After multiple rumors and leaks, the One M9+ has become official, bearing some boosted specs and a tag of exclusivity to China. What does the One M9+ bring to the table over the standard One M9? ... Read More »
While many around the world were likely hoping for more out of the HTC One M9, it seems that there may be an improved model on the way. New leaks are pointing to a One M9+ that’s bound for China, specifically China Mobile. The device features a Duo Camera setup like the One ... Read More »
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Samsung is considered the big dog in most large markets, especially here in the US. The company dominates all others around it, meaning firms like HTC and LG are just picking up the crumbs. However, China is a very different smartphone market. It’s very price-focused and it looks like Samsung can’t stay on top there.
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We’re no strangers to large phones. My main device is a 5.7-inch Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and I recently reviewed the massive 6.1-inch Huawei Ascend Mate2, a phone with a huge display that’s hard to handle but dang nice to have. That said, I’m not sure that I could possibly ... Read More »
Xiaomi has launched its 2014 flagship, the Mi 4, for a bargain price of just $320. The Xiaomi Mi 4 features all the specs expected from a high-end Android phone, puts them in a well-designed package and sells it for the ridiculously low price of $320. The only real question is, where do we sign up ... Read More »
The tech world’s reaction to the Nokia X in the tech world was mostly negative. A very low-end Nokia device running an old version of Android isn’t exactly appealing to those who love high-end hardware, but the expectations made it so much worse. We wanted a bleeding edge Nokia phone running Android for a long ... Read More »
The Huawei MediaPad X1 is an interesting device. It’s considered a “phablet” by many because it’s the size of a tablet but made to be a phone. It features a 7-inch display with a 1920×1200 resolution paired with a 5,000 mAh battery to run the giant. And yes, it’s an actual phone.
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Xiaomi has shown great success this year. It has sold 18.7 million smartphones in 2013, up 160% from last year. This brought the company way over its goal of 15 million devices, which is damn impressive for such a young company. And with only four devices released that year, it makes it even more impressive.
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It looks like Samsung has had some quality control issues in the Chinese market, and China’s population was left to deal with it. Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II smartphones were suffering from sub-par components and people had to pay out of pocket to fix their devices. But the Chinese government won’t take such ... Read More »