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It seems that the guys at Chinese site 163.com (translation) still have more to show us from China Mobile’s upcoming stable of Android powered smartphones.  This time it is the Philips V900 in view. This smartphone runs the OMS version of Android, like the Dell mini 3i, yet supports the…

China Mobile unveiled the Dell Mini 3i at an event showing off its new application platform.  The Dell Mini 3i sports a 360 x 640 pixel capacitive touchscreen display and a 3 megapixel camera, but features only GSM/EDGE connectivity and has no WiFi at all. Chinese site 163.com was on…

It appears that some poor quality photos of the new Dell mini3i for China have surfaced.  The photo at the right comes from CNBeta.com (via Cloned in China), which also has a photo of the back of the device that shows the Dell logo.  The quality of that pic, however,…

Lenovo OPhone due next month

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by on August 9, 2009 11:24 am
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The Lenovo OPhone has been announced to be released sometime next month through China Mobile.  The device runs a customized skin over top of Android that appears to take some of its look and feel from the iPhone. The device will sport the Chinese TD-SCDMA 3G standard that has grown…

HTC to Release Hero and Click in China

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by on August 4, 2009 7:57 am
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According to IDG News, HTC has announced that they have plans to release two new Android phones in China this year marketed under their Chinese subsidiary brand, Dopod.  They hope to be the first to release Android devices in China. The two devices to be released are named the Hero…

According to Peter Chou, Chief Executive of HTC, China is soon to experience Android; big news for Google’s operating system. Allegedly, China Mobile will offer a customised version of the HTC Magic, called the OPhone. Stepping all over Lenovo, HTC’s OPhone is aptly named due to its association with the…

Chinese site IT168.com has posted a series of live photos of the new HTC Sapphire based smartphone that is heading to China Mobile, the world’s largest mobile network. The interesting part of the device is how the user interface has been tweaked.  It has a very different look to it,…

China Mobile were once in negotiations with Apple over the possibility of an iPhone launch using their mobile network. However, China Mobile were unwilling to share any of the profit and negotiations fell apart because, let’s face it, both companies are pretty stubborn regarding profit sharing issues. However, there appears…

According to a story on the JLM Pacific Epoch website, a Lenovo Mobile brand general manager was quoted as saying that his company will be producing an Android powered cell phone for China mobile. The device is supposedly slated for release in the February/March 2009 time frame. The Lenovo manager…