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The OnePlus 2 is off to a great start. Photo: OnePlus

The OnePlus 2 is off to a great start. Photo: OnePlus

OnePlus fans living in China are lucky; unlike the rest of the world, they got the opportunity to buy the new OnePlus 2 without an invite this week, and boy, did they take advantage of that.

In just 64 seconds, the initial batch of 30,000 OnePlus 2 handsets were sold out.

Xiaomi is number one! Photo: Xiaomi

Xiaomi is number one! Photo: Xiaomi

Xiaomi is once again China’s top smartphone maker, pushing Apple down to third place despite its immensely strong quarter, and Samsung to either fourth or fifth position.

Huawei and Vivo rounded out the top five, in second and fourth/fifth place respectively.

Google's next Nexus will carry a Huawei logo. Image: Google

Google’s next Nexus will carry a Huawei logo. Image: Google

We’ve heard countless times from various sources that Google is working with Huawei to produce a new Nexus smartphone, and those claims have been corroborated yet again by another reliable source.

Doesn't it look beautiful? Photo: Samsung

Isn’t it beautiful? Photo: Samsung

The Galaxy S6 edge’s curved display makes it one of the fanciest phones on the market, but it gets even better when you make it look like Iron Man by giving it red glass and painting its sides gold.

Unfortunately, Samsung only produced so many of these Iron Man Edition devices, and so those that are available have been fetching silly money at auction. In fact, one of them just sold in China for a whopping 118.6 million won ($91,635).

HTC One ME

HTC today unveiled a new handset under its ‘One’ brand for the Chinese market — the One ME. The handset is a cheaper variant of the company’s flagship One M9+ handset sold in the region.

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