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ELEPHONE U/U Pro Reservations Now Open

On February 8, in Madrid Spain, Elephone plans to launch their newest phones which include the Elephone U and U Pro. Right now you can reserve one of these phones for yourself, and even claim a free gift to go along with your purchase.Specs Elephone U Elephone U ProCPU Helio P23 Snapdragon 660RAM 4/6GB 4/6GBStorage 64/128GB 64/128GBCamera 13MP+13MP dual camera 13MP+13MP dual cameraDisplay FHD+ AMOLED display FHD+...

Elephone S3 Quick Review — A Phone Bigger than its Price, Once Quality Assurance Issues Are Squashed

Elephone's latest device has arrived at a very reasonable $200, trying its hand at a premium design for the price bracket. But packing a 2014 SoC and just a 2100 mAh battery, can it hold up to today's alternate budget phones? I aimed to find out.Device Elephone S3CPU MediaTek 6753Display 5.2" IPS  1080 *1920 pixels (PPI=424)RAM 3GBStorage 16GBBattery 2100 mAhFront Camera 5MPRear Camera 13MPWeight 145g*Colours Iron...

Deceitful Black Borders Around Screens Need to Go

Let me set the scene for you. You’ve just gotten home after purchasing a new phone. The static electricity makes the plastic bag cling, with an almost supernatural will, to the box. You run your fingers over the embossed letters as you open it. The plastic is carefully peeled back as you reveal the phone...

Elephone W2 Review: It’s Time For The Mi Band To Step Down

The Elephone W2 smartwatch was launched last month in a format that we haven't really seen much of. The device packs in all the features of the original Xiaomi Mi Band with the added bonus of having a sleek analogue watch as well. Of course being simply as good as a previous product, isn't enough...

Elephone Launch P9000 Available From $99.99

Elephone have launched the P9000 and P9000 Lite with a different approach than their previous phones. The company is currently holding a campaign whereby they are selling discount codes, for $5 you can purchase a $50 discount and for $3 you can purchase a $30 discount code. This is added to by them stating that...

Elephone Launch The Vowney – Amazing Specs, Odd Name

When I first got my hands on an Elephone Vowney at their headquarters in Shenzhen I was over-joyed and yet ambivalent, the phone was incredibly responsive, the specs were impressive, what let it down was a small niggle, the design feels premium with a sturdy body but the gold finish on the unit I handled...

An Affordable ELE Watch Could Change the Android Wear Market

Unfortunately at this point, smartwatches are a premium product. Their general demographic is limited to enthusiasts, developers, and those with disposable income, and the reasons behind this currently are their limited uses combined with their price-tag But all that could change, now that their initial path to the market has been carved. Earlier today, online retailer...

The Phones Still To Come From Elephone This Year

Elephone are looking to tackle every level of the Smartphone industry this year with the launch of many new devices at a variety of price points. So let's take a few moments to look at these versatile and disparate devices still to come this year and we may even have a few discount codes for you...

Hands-On with an Unnamed Elephone Device

During a recent visit to Elephone's HQ in Shenzhen, I was lucky enough to get a hands-on with an as of yet unnamed phone that will retail at around $80. Aimed at children or as an accessory, the smartphone is the smallest I have seen, featuring a tiny 2.45" (240x432) LCD display. It seems like...

Walking The Great Firewall Of China

Frequent readers will be aware that as well as being a news writer for XDA, I am also the manager of our social media. Because of this when I was invited to attend a press conference in Shenzhen, China I had some concerns. Many of the websites and services we take for granted are inaccessible...