The promise of OnePlus is to provide users with a flagship option that isn’t going to cost them $700-1000. You can have the top-tier Snapdragon, OLED, big RAM and storage, and sleek, slim flagship style for hundreds less with OnePlus 6. OnePlus 6 vs Lenovo P2 I’ve been using the OnePlus 6 for a while now and I’m almost ready to make the switch from Lenovo P2. If you’re thin...[Read More]
Zenfone 5 ZE620KL and Zenfone 5Z ZS620KL are Asus’ latest flagship phones. Asus has a long history of releasing high spec phones at value prices. In this review we will look closely at ZE620KL so you can make an informed buying decision. Wait, did you know you can get an additional 5% cashback from GizBeat on all GearBest purchases? (Click for details, opens in new tab) The main difference b...[Read More]
U18 is Oukitel’s latest phone to hit the shops. What makes it special is its 21:9 notched display, similar to the iPhone X. 21:9 makes it narrower than typical 16:9 5.5″ phones while giving you a significantly longer display.
Regardless of any redeeming qualities the Meiigoo Note 8 may have, this is a phone to cross of your list unless you see it available for $130 or less. Even at $130 it would be tough to recommend.
The promise of Elephone U is to finally bridge the gap between their top models and the flagship mainbrand phones. Elephone U represents the culmination of these efforts but ultimately falls short due to the main issue separating mainbrand flagships from China brand flagships — camera.
Vernee X review specifications SoC: Helio P23 MT6763 CPU: 4+4 Cortex-A53 GPU: Mali-G71 MP2 Battery: 6200mAh Display: 5.99″ | 2160*1080 | OGS | 2.5D | 18:9 ROM: 128GB RAM: 6GB Gyro: Yes Compass: Yes OTG: Yes Rear camera: 13MP 2G: 2/3/5/8 3G: 1/8 4G: 1/3/7/8/20 Dual-SIM: Yes (1 TF-SD+1 SIM *or* Dual-SIM) What I find most interesting here is the new SoC, which like its predecessor, MT6757, is b...[Read More]
Oukitel K6 review What’s most interesting about this phone to me is the new MT6763 Helio P23 SoC, and with it, a fresh kernel from MediaTek — Android 7.1. This makes it one of the first China brand models to have Android 7.1.
Koolnee K1 review One more enters the massive cluster of China phone brands — Koolnee. What’s in a name? Apparently not much, based on China phone branding. But, let’s not hold it against them. According to Zijin_Cheng. He likes the phone quite a bit and feels it’s one of the best looking (“beautiful” he says) China phones out there. Lookswise, it’s a comb...[Read More]
Vernee Mix 2 review summary Camera not IMX258 as originally touted (Vernee has since changed their marketing), weakish external speaker Despite this, the Mix 2 still offers some interesting features: a great 18:9 display, decent camera, decent battery life, and the moderately powerful MT6757 SoC The current <$160 pricing makes the Vernee Mix 2 an 18:9 bargain compared to the new wave of $200+ C...[Read More]
Ulefone T1 review summary In addition to sharp Samsung S5K3P3 camera sensor, the Ulefone T1 has 6GB RAM, 64GB storage, very bright front and rear flash, a regularly updated ROM, and a modern style but
Xiaomi Mi A1 highlights The A1 is Google and Xiaomi’s Android One collaboration mobile phone. It’s a massive milestone for Xiaomi to be the first chosen for Google’s revived Android One program and this marks the first of Xiaomi’s phones to carry AOSP/Pure Android Very good battery life and slim style Effective dual-camera bokeh and optical 2x zoom Official Global 8.0 alrea...[Read More]
Xiaomi Mi Max 2 review summary Xiaomi continues to put out winners. The Max 2 gives us Snapdragon 625, incredible battery life, solid charging, a great display, a very good camera, and all around solid to excellent performance from its components Max 2 is an easy choice for those looking for a mid-budget priced big display phone Xiaomi Mi Max 2 review standout features 6.44″ display FM radio...[Read More]