Best ultra-low-cost Chinese smartphones readily available stateside

Contracts are so 2010. Nowadays, it’s all about the unlocked and prepaid gear. It’s just far more convenient that way, not to mention oftentimes cheaper, at least over the long haul. T-Mobile is climbing the US carrier (or rather “Uncarrier”) ranks thanks to its lauded no-contract Value Plans, Motorola has reclaimed a lot of its

Meizu MX4 Pro

Meizu MX4 Pro up for grabs globally at $379

The Meizu MX4 Pro smartphone was announced back in October by the Chinese manufacturer. While most of us figured that the smartphone would be limited to the Asian markets, the company made it available to the world through online portal Oppomart. Today, the smartphone has received a price cut for the global customers. The 16GB model of

Meizu MX4 Ubuntu

Meizu to show off Ubuntu version of the MX4 smartphone at the MWC

Ubuntu Touch has been available for quite some time now. Canonical, the developers behind Ubuntu, have partnered with a number of manufacturers to show off the software on their devices. It seems like Chinese manufacturer Meizu will be the latest to join the list of companies to support Ubuntu. The company will reportedly show off

Meizu MX4 Launch

Meizu MX4 to be formally unveiled on the 4th of September

We have heard rumors about the Meizu MX4 for quite some time now, although the device never really got announced. The company has now started issuing invites for an event scheduled for the 4th of September with the specific purpose of launching this oft rumored handset. Originally, the MX4 was one of the early 2K

Meizu MX4

Front panel of the Meizu MX4 reveals super slim front bezels

The Meizu MX4 could have the slimmest front bezels of any smartphone we’ve seen so far, if a leaked front panel of the handset is anything to go by. Meizu is a relatively unknown OEM outside China, but widely popular in its home country. The front panel here is compared with a Sony Xperia device