KFC Has A Smartphone Now Courtesy Of Huawei

Whether you like their offerings or otherwise, Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) is a name that well-known throughout the world. In China, the fast food restaurant even has its own smartphone through a recent collaboration with Huawei.

Made to celebrate KFC’s 30th anniversary in China, the collaboration seems rather apt as Huawei was also established in 1987. The chosen smartphone for this collaboration is the latest iteration of Enjoy 7 which is essentially a mid-range device. Continue reading

Comparing SIM Cards From Major Mobile Companies

When I decided to get a new SIM card, I honestly wasn’t sure which one to get because I had heard some good things about some of them and I had also heard some bad things about some of them. I decided to search online to see if I could find a site that would help me to compare Payg SIM cards. It was actually easier to find than I thought because the first site that I came across had a comprehensive list of the top deals from major mobile networks throughout the country. Continue reading

Xiaomi Adds Another Former Google Executive To Its Team

Chinese hardware manufacturer Xiaomi has added another former Google executive to its team. Jai Mani was a strategy and analytics associate for Google Play during his days at the search giant. The new hire will lead Xiaomi’s product team in India.

According to Hugo Barra, who has worked with Mr. Mani in Google, he will be the connection between Xiaomi’s rapidly expanding user base in the country and the company’s engineering team in Beijing. Xiaomi will soon set up an engineering team in India as well. Continue reading

Meet The Gionee ELIFE 5.1 The World’s Thinnest Smartphone Makes Its Debut

The Gionee ELIFE 5.1 has set a new Guinness World Record for its diminutive dimensions — it’s just 5.1mm thick.

Although it is currently officially the world’s thinnest phone, don’t think that the handset is merely a gimmick. Ok, it isn’t packed full of the latest hardware components — just 1GB of RAM, 16GB of non-expandable memory and a choice of TRU Octa-core 1.7GHz or Quad core 1.2GHz CPU — but those components are packaged together elegantly, surrounded by a magnesium alloy external frame and topped with a 4.8-inch 720P AMOLED screen. Continue reading

Meizu MX4 Is Officially Launched

Meizu MX4

At long last, Meizu has unveiled its new model which has been named the MX4 in Beijing and it is exactly what we would have expected to see thus far. The Meizu MX4 sports a handy 5.36 inch full HD 1080p (1920X1152, and a whopping 418 ppi) of display. While that may be an odd sized at a 15:9 ratio, it is a powerful little device that is powered by MediaTeka MT6895 octa core processing system that utilizes the big LITTLE architect features that have 4 ARM Cortex of A17 processors and 4 Cortex of A7 processors. It boats 2 GB of RAM included in the device that covers all of your basic multi tasking requirements as well as 16, or a 32 or a 64GB of internal storage dependent upon the version that you buy. There is a 3100mAH non removable battery as well as a PowerVR Series 6 GPU which per Meizu and it’s said to be 88 percent more powerful than a GPU in the earlier model. Continue reading