Tag Archive: Chinese


Best Chinese phones you can buy right now (May 2018)

On the market for a new smartphone to buy? Have you considered getting a Chinese one? You definitely should, as some of them are really worth taking a look at.

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Why don’t more Chinese smartphones work on US networks?

There are many great smartphones out there hailing from China, but the majority don’t work in the US. But why is that exactly?

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Best Chinese phones you can buy right now (April 2018)

On the market for a new smartphone to buy? Have you considered getting a Chinese one? You definitely should, as some of them are really worth taking a look at.

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Gboard now supports Chinese, Korean, and 20 other new languages

74% of the world’s population is now supported by Gboard.

Gboard has been my go-to Android keyboard of choice for well over a year now, and a lot more people will now be able to take advantage of its many features thanks to new language support.

Version 7.0 of Gboard is rolling out to the Play Store now for all users, and with it comes official support for Korean, simplified and traditional Chinese, and 20 other languages  [Read More…]

Razer Phone Gold Edition arrives to celebrate the Chinese New Year

The Chinese New Year is the first day of the New Year in the Chinese calendar, which differs from the Gregorian calendar that most of the world abides by. It’s also known as the Spring Festival or the Lunar New Year. Anyway, in order to celebrate the Spring Festival, Razer has unveiled a limited edition […]

The Samsung Galaxy S9 is not even out and Chinese clones have already appeared

One of the most anticipated flagship smartphones expected to make a debut in early 2018 is the Samsung Galaxy S9. Information about the phone has been steadily leaking online for the past few months including renders based on CAD-designs, so we have a pretty good idea of how the Galaxy S9 will look like. And […]

Chinese government blocks WhatsApp ahead of Communist Party meeting

WhatsApp falls to the Great Firewall.

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and most Google services are blocked in China, and WhatsApp is now joining that list. As reported by The New York Times, the Chinese government is cracking down on the Facebook-owned messaging service, with users all over the country facing disruptions.

It remains to be seen if the ban on WhatsApp is temporary. The government blocked WhatsApp’s photo, video, and document transfer options back in July, but  [Read More…]

Huawei could be developing its own voice assistant for the Chinese market

Huawei is working on a voice assistant for Chinese customers.

Huawei already develops its own application processors through its HiSilicon subsidiary, and it looks like the manufacturer is now working on a voice assistant to further differentiate its products in its home market. According to Bloomberg, work on developing a voice-based assistant that will rival Siri, Alexa, and Google Assistant is underway:

A team of more than a hundred engineers is in the early stages of  [Read More…]

Chinese manufacturers dominate in India as local handset makers retreat

Chinese manufacturers have all the momentum in the world’s fastest-growing smartphone market.

Chinese brands now account for over 46% of the smartphone market in India, with the likes of Xiaomi, OPPO, Vivo, and Lenovo pushing out local handset makers. According to data compiled by Canalys, 28.1 million smartphones were shipped in Q4 2016, with Samsung taking the number one spot. Samsung has the lion’s share of the market at 22%, followed by Xiaomi at 11%, and OPPO  [Read More…]

GeekBuying’s Chinese New Year’s sale has me throwing money at my screen

Are you looking to save a ton of money on a phone right now? Well, you may not realize it, but this is the perfect time of year to do just that. Most of the phones produced in the world are made in China and the Chinese New Year is about to hit (January 25)