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Mario Tomás Serrafero · Jan 4, 2015

Xiaomi Unveils Game Changing Budget Phone

Fast-growing Chinese OEM Xiaomi has revealed its next iteration of the Redmi lineup with a successor appropriately named Redmi 2. This phone will feature mid-range specifications that are considerably higher than those of most mid-range offerings and for a surprisingly low price, in a package that also seemingly beats most handsets the in the middle gamut when it comes to aesthetics and build quality. The new smartphone will feature leading specifications in its segment, featuring a rich 4.7" 720p IPS display with...

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Mario Tomás Serrafero · Jan 3, 2015

Alcatel Introduces Undercutting Budget Smartwatch

Alcatel, the chinese OEM known for its budget phones and lower priced flagship phones such as the One Touch Idol, has announced their entry into the smartwatch game by introducing us to their affordable wearable, a round-faced competitor to Google’s Android Wear platform, and the highly anticipated Apple Watch. Alcatel has contributed to the proliferation of cheap entry level smartphones in markets such as South America and third/world demographics, while also having a strong presence in Europe. Their authority in the low-end segment has led them to a...

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