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Teclast F7 Plus Copper Heatsink Mod. A Must If You Want to Tweak Power Limits

The Teclast F7 Plus review has been out for a while now, it’s one of the best if not the best Gemini Lake laptop. And one with 8GB of RAM  unlike the Lapbook SE which has only 4GB. Thermals under the stock TDP (Power Limit) are perfectly fine, but if you’re like me you always want to push the absolute maximum out of your tech. Then this mod here which I’ve been doing for years is...[Read More]

Chuwi Lapbook SE 64GB eMMC Model Now $270

One of my favorite Gemini Lake laptops along with the Teclast F7 Plus is the Lapbook SE. The 32GB eMMC + 128GB SSD models seem to have been phased out and now Chuwi sells only a new 64GB eMMC 5.1 model which means no 128GB SSD. But the slot is still there for upgrades. No other changes to the laptop, so still no sign of the 8GB DDR4 version. You can find the new model listed here on Gearbest for $...[Read More]

Chuwi Hi9 Plus Gets Much Needed OTA

Chuwi’s Hi9 Plus Android tablet recently received a huge 1GB ROM update, it’s basically a completely new ROM. This addresses the performance issues which affected the first release ROM & batch. With this new update, the performance has improved greatly (within the limits of the Helio X27 chipset) everything feels a bit smoother and responsive. However, the touch and stylus issues r...[Read More]

Deals: Teclast X6 Pro $469 & Mi Notebook Air 13 $789

The new Teclast tablet the X6 Pro with a 12.6″ fully laminated 2880 x 1920 screen is on flash sale for $469.99. This 2-in-1 tablet has a kickstand, stylus support, 8GB of RAM with a 256GB SSD and is powered by a 7th Gen Core-M3-7Y30. I’m hopeful that I’ll have mine early next year to review as this one does look good. The flash sale is here limited to only 50 units. The keyboard ...[Read More]

Coolpad M3 Launched in China with a Tiny 2800mAh Battery

Coolpad is a Chinese phone maker mainly focused on bringing entry-level mobiles into the market, the latest of which is the Coolpad M3 launched today. The Coolpad M3 comes with a 5.85-inch LCD display of 720 x 1512 resolution with a notch at the top and it’s powered by an ancient MediaTek MT6750 CPU, which makes us ask: why did they even bother? They also probably thought that throwing lots ...[Read More]

Meizu 16S Coming in May with a Snapdragon 8150 SoC

Albeit not too incredibly successful, Meizu’s 16th anniversary edition series packed some pretty amazing hardware for a relatively low price tag. The handsets did indeed boast the latest Snapdragon 845 chipset, a minimum of 6GB of RAM, Super AMOLED panels and under display fingerprint scanners for a starting price of about $400. Today, the company’s CEO – Jack Wong – sugges...[Read More]

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 Coming with 5000mAh Battery

After a good series of rumors and leaks in the past days, Taiwan based tech giant ASUS decided to release an official teaser for the upcoming ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M2. The handset was indeed showed off in an hands-on video review, before getting taken down later on. In the video the Max Pro M2 appeared with its dual rear camera setup and no sign of a third camera which was previously rumored to hav...[Read More]

Honor 10 Lite with Kirin 710, 6GB RAM and Android Pie Launched

The Honor 10 Lite is finally official and as we expected the handset packs mid-range hardware along with a very interesting price tag of around $200 (in China) for the basic variant. Honor’s 10 series more affordable device comes with a large 6.21-inch display of Full HD+ resolution and 19.5:9 aspect ratio and a screen-to-body ratio of over 90%. The handset is then powered by a Huawei Kirin ...[Read More]

ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M2 with Triple Cameras to Launch on December 11th

Albeit not always as affordable as the Xiaomi competitor, ASUS is another company that usually brings great bang for the bucks phones to the market, such as the last ASUS ZenFone Max Pro, which for a while challenged Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 5 Pro. The successor of the ZenFone Max Pro – the ZenFone Max Pro M2 – did already surface the web around a week back, thanks to a tweet from ren...[Read More]

Oppo A7 with HyperBoost Tech & Large 4230mAh Battery Launched

Oppo phones don’t always come with great specs-to-price ratio but they do usually feature a nice design along with a better than average build quality, and that is why they’re so successful in Asian countries. The latest Oppo A7 announced today is yet again another device that follows the same spirit, it doesn’t pack impressive hardware, with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 powering it...[Read More]

Deals: More Flash Sales: Pocophone F1 Only $289!

The 11.11 sales are over however some retailers are still pushing out some great deals (And will be for some time). Take for example this one, it’s really good. A Snapdragon 845 flagship mobile that’s normally $309 (already a great price) is now $289 for a limited time at Gearbest. And it’s seriously the best phone for the price you’ll find anywhere. Not only do you get a t...[Read More]

11.11 Sales, Coupons & Where to Shop For Deals 2018

11.11 is here with big sales across Chinese retailers. It’s just a matter of finding the best coupons, and discounts. Below are some of the deal pages worth checking from major Chinese retailers. Once I spot the best deals of the day I’ll be updating and posting them here in this post like I’ve done in the past. If you find a great deal please let us know in the comments. Gearbes...[Read More]

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