$100 Ice Cream Sandwich tablet when a no-name manufacturer sprang out of China marketing the Novo7... and immediately became less excited at a $60 shipping fee that seemed more than a little fishy. Now the same low-powered tablet is sitting pretty with a pre-order status on import sites PandaWill and Merimobiles, both of which seem legitimate enough as far as Internet storefronts go. The latter is claiming an $80 discount off of the "retail" price of $200.
10 Billion Apps promotion. But it's still pretty hard to find an Android device with a quality gaming-focused form factor, with the notable exception of the XPERIA Play. If you're comfortable with handing over money to a fly-by-night Chinese company with... "inspired" design choices, you may be able to get your hands on this here PlayStation Portable look-alike, filled to the brim with gaming goodies.
MX. Headed to mainland China January 1st, expect an initial cost of ¥2,999 ($470). It will pack some serious power from the included 1.4GHz Samsung Exynos 4210 dual-core processor and 1GB RAM. It will also sport a 4” ASV display with a 960x640 pixel ratio. Initially, the device will only be available with 16GB of internal storage, but expect a 32GB version later on.
Ice Cream Sandwich tablet", and has priced it at a staggering $99 USD. The specs aren't amazing and the hardware won't turn heads, but if you've got to have ICS right now (and can't bring yourself to try out a custom ROM) this would seem to be the cheapest way to do so.
source code for Ice Cream Sandwich has been made available to one and all, cheap tablets running Android 4.0 will be coming in a torrent out of the east. GizChina has a look at the very first one.
Lenovo. Engadget spotted the latest entry in latest entry in le smartphone line, the LePhone S760, a mid-range Gingerbread device with at least one distinguishing feature. The 3.7-inch screen uses an AMOLED panel, still relatively novel in the Chinese market.
a couple of RAZR look-alikes bound for the Chinese market before, but now they're both official. The extremely similar devices both feature a 720p display and 13 megapixel rear cameras, beating the DROID RAZR and the identical international version soundly. Otherwise they're essentially the same, including the 1.2Ghz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM and 16GB of storage.
keeping certain carriers from merging and creating an anti-consumer megagiant, your subtle influence on the mobile industry is much appreciated by those of us in the tech blogging world. Case in point: the Motorola XT615.
MIUI custom Android ROM. According to MicGadget, China Telecom has ordered a staggering 2 million units of the new phone after an extremely promising pre-order period racked up 300,000 sales. The $315-equivelent phone is already on sale in China.
DROID RAZR was revealed I was feeling bad for all those Bionic buyers, but now I feel the same way about RAZR owners because we are now seeing what appears to either be a new model, or just China's version packing a 720p HD display and a huge 13 megapixel camera and more. You never know, maybe its actually the DROID X3.