China, considered one of the worldwide markets ready for massive growth, might have more mobile users than imagined. According to research from Baidu, 270 million Chinese use Android daily. That’s up from around 50 million two years ago.
Coolpad is a Chinese company that has been, like its kin, churning out smartphones like crazy. Last September, it unveiled a somewhat unique Tegra 4-powered Magview smartphone and a companion cWatch C1 waterproof smartwatch. Now it wants to venture into the US market with its Coolpad Flo, a rather nondescript budget phone and the company's first 3G smartphone for its new target market.
Chinese device manufacturers might not have a reputation for originality, justified or not, but there is no denying that their crazy ideas sometimes hit the mark. Like the Meizu MX3, for example, which is possibly the world's first smartphone to sport a large 128 GB internal storage.
Lenovo recently attracted some attention when they unveiled the Yoga Tablet. But while that announcement was focused on tablets, not to mention, the US market, Lenovo still has their smartphones available only in limited markets and this latest unveil is no exception to that rule.
It seems that ZTE won't be waiting for the end of the year to to finally take off the veils from its upcoming high-end smartphone as previously speculated. The Chinese company will, instead, be announcing the ZTE nubia 5S at a press event scheduled next week, on November 19 to be precise.
If you want a budget friendly smartphone, there isn’t much out there for you. The Nexus 5 is a good deal, but is currently requires a bit of a wait. The Elephone P7, though, might be just what you've been looking for. A quad-core, 5.5-inch device running Android 4.2.2 for $100? Now we’re talking!
Popular Chinese electronics manufacturer BBK might be on the verge of outing yet another unique smartphone soon. If all goes well and according to the specs boasted by the company last month, we might soon be setting our eyes on the Vivo Xplay3S, the world's first 2K smartphone.
Samsung and China's love affair with flip phones seems to know no bounds. The manufacturer is once again releasing to the Chinese market a new smartphone that not only holds the distinction of being the first flip phone to be powered by Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon, but is probably also the most expensive non-luxury flip phone in the world to date.
For some unknown reason or puprose, HP is reviving the use of the Compaq brand for some new devices. However, don't expect to see these soon as these low-end tablets are heading for the Chinese market.
ZTE has announced the latest Blade branded handsets. Or in this case, the ZTE Blade Q lineup, which include three different models. There is the Blade Q Mini, Blade Q and Blade Q Maxi which will be arriving with a 4-inch, 4.5-inch and 5.0-inch display respectively. For now, it looks like these will be heading to Europe, however the release details remain on the lighter side.