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Chinese Xiaomi Red Rice smartphone has $85 BOM

Chinese Xiaomi Red Rice smartphone has $85 BOM

China is definitely one of the biggest growth markets in all of the mobile phone and smartphone world. While Europe and the US are very developed when it comes to the smartphone market, China is still growing rapidly. A low-cost smartphone from a Chinese company called Xiaomi has taken China by storm and has an impressively low bill of materials.

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MediaTek dual-core processor MT6572 aims for new world market

MediaTek dual-core processor MT6572 aims for new world market

This week the hardware manufacturer MediaTek has shown the MT6572, a system-on-chip they suggest will be the first to bring both a dual-core CPU and "4-in-1" technology. What that means is that this particular dual-core processor will be working with integrated Wifi, FM radio, GPS, and Bluetooth, the final product aimed not at the top-tier smartphones as previous multi-core mobile processors have been, but at the entry segment of the market. This means that inexpensive smart devices - not just subsidized models - will have multi-core power for users everyday lives.

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Blu Products unveils three new Android smartphones

Blu Products unveils three new Android smartphones

Blu Products may not be a company you're familiar with, but it has announced three new smartphones that all run the Android operating system. The new smartphones all fall into the Blu Life series and promise premium build quality with flagship performance. The three smartphones share a lot of the same hardware in common.

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Neo N003 is the world’s cheapest 1080p smartphone at $145

Neo N003 is the world’s cheapest 1080p smartphone at $145

The Neo N003 smartphone first popped up last month, and has now officially been unveiled, earning the title of world's cheapest 1080p smartphone. While the price is budget-friendly, the specs are decidedly mid-range, but still much higher than what we'd expect from such a low-cost device. Unfortunately, it looks like the handset is only destined for China. At 899 yuan, it translates to about $145.

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Lenovo straight up steals HTC One aesthetics for two leaked phones

Lenovo straight up steals HTC One aesthetics for two leaked phones

The devices you're about to see are being tipped as coming from Lenovo some time inside the 2013 Summer season, and if you'll look closely, you'll see how they've essentially lifted the styles of the HTC One X and the HTC One S top to bottom. Though HTC has moved past those devices with the more simply titled HTC One, you'll see first and fore most that the HTC One X has had its styling looked after on both the front and back of this code-named Lenovo S920. This device is also tipped as coming with many of the same specifications as the Lenovo K900, this time with a bit more affordability attached.

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Alcatel One Touch Idol Ultra hands-on: new world’s slimmest smartphone

Alcatel One Touch Idol Ultra hands-on: new world’s slimmest smartphone

This week the folks at Alcatel have revealed several devices, the thinnest of the bunch - and the thinnest in the world - being the One Touch Idol Ultra. This device works with an 8 megapixel camera on the back, a 1.2Ghz dual-core processor, and a 4.7-inch display. The biggest detail lies in the size of the device as a whole though, with a record-breaking 6.45mm thinness.

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