Tuesday, 12 July 2011

This Shanzhai tablet doubles up as a phone

There’s a new tablet in Shenzhen that has caught my eye. It’s called the Shining 7008 and the tablet is true to its name because it shines in terms of its looks … not literally though (even Shanzhai makers know that bling is not in anymore!). Read More>>

Ctone T01 (a bit like the HTC Desire) makes its way out of Shenzhen

This little gem looks a bit like a HTC Desire but instead it’s the Ctone T01 and you don’t need to take a trip to Shenzhen to get one because the online Chinese wholesaler, Bluelines.com, has announced that they’ll be stocking it. Read More>>

Tuesday, 28 June 2011

7-inch GT70 tablet or an oversized smartphone

If you dive into the ocean of smartphone form factors then you’ll realize that smartphones are getting bigger and bigger and consumers are cool about this ‘bigger the better’ change. There is hardly an inch difference left between the biggest smartphone and the smallest tablet, but it’s been a long time since we have seen any extra large smartphones. Here’s one, the GT70 3G smartphone...or wait, it also fits perfectly into the category of a 7-inch tablet. Read More>>

Huawei looks to expand its empire in India

Google and HTC first came together to pump life into Android; now the Shanzhai are bringing them back together in an outstanding looking knockoff, the HTC G12 Desire clone with a Google signature on the back. Besides the Google and HTC connection, it has a fantastic body, 600MHz Qualcomm 7227 processor and dual SIM functionality. Read More>>

Friday, 24 June 2011

Digitalk brings Spark Naissance Android smartphone to China

Digitalk has gathered a decent fan following around the world with to its fixed, mobile and Internet services, but in China, it is more known for its philanthropic activities. Digitalk donates 5 Yuan to the China Children and Teenagers Foundation on each phone sold and also runs programs aimed at lowering the rate of girls dropping out of school in poor areas. Now Digitalk is bringing its first Android smartphone to China with exclusive specs and a premium price. Read More>>

The new Dayun tablet comes to town

A new 7” tablet has surfaced in Shenzhen. It looks compact and cleanly built, so here’s the lowdown on the tablet. Read More>>

Cheapest ZTE X850 look-a-like

In June last year ZTE unveiled its first Android phone, the ZTE X850. It was a pretty cheap phone at USD 175, and therefore failed to create a buzz among Shanzhai players. A year later Shanzhai players have unveiled a clone with similar specs, but with a cheaper price of only USD 77. Read More>>