Here’s a riddle to start Thanksgiving in style: what looks like an iPad mini, costs only $177, ships anywhere in the world, and runs… Android?
It’s none other than the Chuwi V88, and it’s a Chinese tablet designed to appeal to the would-be iPad owner on a budget — or at least a would-be Android owner, who wants people to think that they’re really an iPad owner.
Oppo’s latest Android-powered smartphone, the N1, was announced back in September, and now the handset is on the market to purchase from several retailers in China. However, there’s only 10,000 units at our disposal, so stock is destined to be a tad sparse.
Samsung has apologized to Chinese customers following a report from China’s state TV that alleged the South Korean company had sold devices with malfunctioning memory chips. The problem, which affects seven Samsung smartphones in total, causes the devices to crash randomly when they’re being used.
The One max, HTC’s answer to the Galaxy Note 3, is expected to get its official unveiling on October 15. The device has already been pictured a number of times in a whole host of leaks, and from what we know about it so far, it’s well worth getting excited about.
Two days ago, Huawei officially unveiled its latest affordable mid-range Android smartphone, the Honor 3, which is one of the company’s most unique devices on the market. It features IP57 dust and waterproofing, with a touchscreen that is capable of recognizing wet fingertips. This handset is now available to purchase in China for ¥1,888 ($309).
We’ve seen the HTC One Max, HTC’s upcoming phablet, a number of times in recent months, and the last leaked images suggested it may come equipped with a fingerprint scanner on its back. Now that’s been all but confirmed in the latest snaps, which clearly show where the sensor will be situated and other exciting features.
Google hasn’t begun selling the new 4G LTE Nexus 7 yet — it hasn’t even confirmed when it will be selling it — but it appears Asus may have shipped some units accidentally in China. One man was delighted to find that the 32GB Wi-Fi only model he ordered was actually a 32GB 4G LTE model when he pulled it out of the box.
A Chinese variant of the upcoming HTC One Max has been snapped, showing the device looking very similar to the current HTC One. However, the Max does have some clear differences; one of which being the 5.9-inch display.
“Life’s Good,” or at least it used to be for LG. But not so much anymore, it seems. The company has today announced that it’s old slogan has been replaced by “It’s All Possible” — but it already sounds awfully familiar.
The long-awaited Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update for the HTC One has already been rolled out in Taiwan and China, and now just a few days later, its started to touch down in parts of Europe. The 465MB update is being rolled out in stages to 4G LTE versions of the phone, with the 3G update following some time in the near future.