Posted inNews

Oppo Watch is a $215 Apple Watch clone (powered by Android)

Remember when Chinese phone makers had a habit of cloning iPhones and slapping their own Android-based software on them? That doesn’t happen quite as much as it used to. But Oppo is reviving the practice… for watches. The company’s first smartwatch looks like a very nice device for a reasonable price. But the Oppo Watch also […]

Posted inNews

Unihertz Titan will be a crowdfunded BlackBerry clone (for $199 and up)

Smartphones with physical keyboards may be an endangered species, but you can still pick up a BlackBerry-branded phone if you really want one. Soon there may be another option. Unihertz plans to launch a crowfunding phone for a BlackBerry clone called the Unihertz Titan. There’s no word on the release date or retail price, but […]

Posted inNews

Chatreey AC1-Z is a $160 fanless mini PC with Intel Gemini Lake

Looking for a cheap, quiet, low-power computer and don’t mind buying from a company you’ve probably never heard of before? A computer called the Chatreey AC1-Z probably hits the bill on all fronts. According to a listing at AliExpress, the AC1-Z is a compact computer with a choice of Intel Apollo Lake or Gemini Lake […]

Posted inNews

Chuwi AeroBook is a budget Huawei MateBook clone

Chinese device makers have a long and proud(?) track record of releasing cheap knockoffs of high-end devices like iPhones and Surface devices. But the Chuwi Aerobook is a little more surprising — it looks like a straight-up Huawei MateBook knockoff. The Chuwi AeroBook is a thin and light laptop with a compact design, slim bezels, a backlit […]

Posted inNews

Chuwi unveils Surface-inspired SurBook and SurBook mini tablets

Chinese device maker Chuwi recently launched a 13.5 inch tablet with a Microsoft with a Microsoft Surface Book-like display and a 12.3 inch laptop with a Surface Pro 4-like screen. So what’s next? How about two new tablets with distinctly Surface Pro-like designs. Spotted by Notebook Italia at the Hong Kong Global Sources Fair, the […]

Posted inNews

M9S Z8 TV box is an NVIDA Shield clone (in looks only)

The NVIDIA Shield game console/media streamer may have launched over a year ago, but it’s still one of the most powerful Android TV boxes on the market. It’s also one of the most expensive, with prices starting at $200 for the Shield console and a game controller. Now a Chinese company has produced a cheap […]

Posted inNews

Onda’s oBook 11 Pro looks like a Surface Book (with cheaper hardware)

Chinese device makers have been producing lookalikes of Apple laptops, tablets, and smartphones for ages. But Onda’s latest familiar-looking laptop isn’t a MacBook Air clone… it looks like a Microsoft Surface Book. But while Microsoft’s laptop with a detachable screen and an unusual hinge sells for $1499 and up, it’s likely that the Ondo oBook 11 […]

Posted inNews

Firstview S1162 notebook is an Android-powered Lenovo Yoga clone

Firstview’s new S1162 is a convertible notebook with an 11.6 inch display, a Rockchip RK3188 quad-core processor, and Google Android software. It also looks an awful lot like a Lenovo Yoga tablet. Firstview is currently looking for distributors, but a representative tells ARM Devices that the S1162 should have a retail price of about $199. The Firstview […]

Posted inNews

Zebble is a Pebble smartwatch clone for half the price (and none of the ecosystem)

Pebble beat big name companies including Samsung, LG, Motorola and Apple to the smartwatch market with the launch of a wristwatch with an ePaper display, long battery life, the ability to sync with Android and iOS and display notifications on your wrist, and support for many third party apps. The Pebble Smartwatch currently sells for […]

Posted inNews

Chuwi launches Lenovo Yoga Android tablet clone for some reason

Chinese device maker Chuwi’s latest Android tablet has a familiar-looking design. It’s basically a clone of Lenovo’s Yoga line of Android tablets, complete with a built-in kickstand that lets you prop up the tablet on a table. But while Lenovo’s tablets are powered by quad-core MediaTek processors, the new Chuwi model has a more powerful MediaTek […]