With its powerful octa-core chip and unusual display, Meizu MX4 is great – but can it “handle” Ubuntu Touch?

Meizu MX4

Yesterday Meizu announced its latest flagship device, the MX4, and we love it. This bad boy comes with a 5.36-inch IPS display with unusual resolution of 1920 x 1152 pixels; that’s 418 PPI for those who count these sort of things. MediaTek’s brand-new MT6595 octa-core chip is providing the processing power needed to run things…

This is the world’s slimmest phone: Gionee Elife S5.1

Gionee Elife S5.1

The earlier teased world’s slimmest phone has been officially announced. It’s the Gionee Elife S5.1 which has an incredibly thin 5.1mm shell. That, actually, sounds hard to hold in hand, though I would have to try it out before coming to a conclusion. Specs wise, this is a mid-range product with specs that include a…

Xiaomi phone with sapphire glass in works?

Xiaomi

Guess who’s looking to make a smartphone with sapphire glass? Yup, that would be Xiaomi, which is often referred to as “Apple of China.” If “regular Apple” can do it — cause we expect the next iPhone to boast a sapphire glass screen — so can its Chinese “counterpart,” if I can say so. According…

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