OnePlus will be holding the world's first virtual reality launch for its new flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 2 by July as part of its hype campaign.
Smartphone users can experience Chinese electronics manufacturer OnePlus' next gen flagship, the OnePlus 2, via a virtual reality launch on July 27 – the first of its kind in the world.
Touted to be the first ever product to be launch in VR, OnePlus is making available VR cardboard headsets specially tailored for the OnePlus 2 experience. more >>
There is definitely no shortage of new and upcoming Android phones in China this year. Aside from the perennial favorites like Xiaomi, Lenovo and Huawei, other local brands like ZTE, Meizu and Oppo are also making a statement in the crowded Asian market.
And in a new report by GSM Arena, it seems a new Chinese smartphone maker is making waves with its unique features and impressive specs. Dubbed as the Doogee DG700 Pro, the handset in question has not even been announced, yet there are already leaked specs about it.
In the report, the Doogee-made handset is rumored to boast a 5-inch display with Full HD (1920 x 1080) resolution, MediaTek's latest Helio X10 chipset, and even an option for either 3GB or 4GB of RAM. Other alleged specs include an octa-core CPU running at 2.2GHz, and 4G LTE connectivity. more >>
Chinese certification website TENAA has just seen the latest smartphone from Lenovo.
In the last few months, the website has been the source of leaks for most Chinese-based mobile makers, and this time it's the Lenovo Vibe S1 which made the appearance.
According to a report by GSM Arena, the Android-powered device is an upper midrange device with its 5-inch display, Full HD (1920 x 1080) resolution, 2GB of RAM, and an octa-core CPU clocked at 1.7GHz. more >>
The Meizu MX5 has not even been announced, yet there are already a ton of features and details that we already know about the device. Whether that is intentional or not on the part of the Chinese company is not important.
The important thing is this unannounced smartphone is definitely getting the attention of the Android-loving market.
According to a recent report by Phone Arena, the device has appeared in another benchmarking app, this time Geekbench. In the report, the device reportedly outperforms the Samsung Galaxy S6 with its own MediaTek MT6795T SoC, also known as Helio X10. more >>
The OnePlus One may already be outdated in terms of specs, but that does not mean it isn't selling well in some Asian markets where it is available. But for people who are holding out for the upcoming successor, a new report suggests that the device would follow the leading trend in the industry.
According to a recent report by GSM Arena, the OnePlus Two will boast the famed USB Type-C port that has been trending in the market nowadays. First popularized by Apple earlier this year, the Type-C port will reportedly enable the device to connect easier to other devices that have the same port.
In fact, after Apple made the USB Type-C port available in its latest 12-inch MacBook 2015, Google has used the same technology for its Chromebook Pixel which was announced just a few weeks later. more >>
As Christian mother of five Asia Bibi marks her sixth year in prison in Pakistan, placed on death row for blasphemy charges, a U.K. Christian group reports that some attempts are being made to reform sections of the country's controversial blasphemy laws that punish religious minorities. The group also believes that Britain and the U.S. must rethink the way they provide financial aid to Pakistan if they want to see reforms in the country.
"The proposed changes will ostensibly make it more difficult for blasphemy charges to be laid, focusing on proving that any blasphemy was intentional under a legal concept termed Mens Rea translated as 'guilty mind,'" Wilson Chowdhry, president of the British Pakistani Christian Association, told The Christian Post on Wednesday.
"However the large number of extra-judicial killings and insouciance from local police to get involved in blasphemy charges or a pattern of local police authorities cowing under pressure from mobs led by local imams, suggest this law change will have little effect." more >>