The LG GW880 smartphone is due for release on China Mobile very soon, and is packing the OPhone OS. China Mobile’s OPhone OS offers the company’s mobile software store, called Mobile Market, and... is based on Android, but looks fairly similar to the iPhone’s operating system.

The good news for developers is that the software development kit for the OPhone is also compatible with the An...

Philips V900 for China Mobile

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 Chinese WAPI WiFi/WLAN variant preferred b...

Dell Mini 3i

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 hand to snap a few photos of the device in the flesh.  Gallery after th...

Dell mini3i?

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, is even worse…  The story appears to claim that the phone will go on sale on August 31...

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 slowly as a result of slow adoption.

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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 (at 5,600 Yuan or $820) and the Click (at 3,400 Yuan or $500).  The Dopod Hero is nearly identical to the HTC...

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 Open Handset Alliance.

This device will give Android access to nearly 500 million subscri...

Dopod G2 for China Mobile

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, and you can even see a few icons that ap...

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 to be a slither of light at the end of the tunnel for China Mobile...

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 supposedly made the statement at the P&T/Expo Comm China 2008 event that is taking pla...