The Meizu M8 for M9 trade-in program that begun on May 10th seems to be a success as a member of Meizu Me, the popular Meizu forum, has received their brand new M9. This is pretty exciting news, and a huge PR and reputation boost for Meizu which is quickly becoming one of the best and most trusted cell phone brands in China.
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The development of Android as a mobile gaming OS has been on the up and up, which I’m happy about. Until now though, I’d never seen a supposedly dedicated gaming Android phone that actually had an potential. Well it seems that developers just needed a bit of assistance from our good buddy alcohol to come up with a brilliant design.
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Meizu recently released the latest firmware update for their flagship device, the Meizu M9. This latest update brought with it a long awaited upgrade from the Android 2.2 OS to Android 2.3 Gingerbread. It’s been a long time coming, considering Jack Wong pronounced that an update to Gingerbread was due out at the beginning of Februrary.
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Right on the heals of the photo release of the Meizu MX, Jack Wong has dropped another bombshell. He’s announced his plans to export Meizu products to the United States, and plans to open an official Meizu office in California.
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Jack Wong, CEO of Meizu, has released a teaser photo of the long anticipated Meizu M9II which has now been renamed to the Meizu MX. MX is apparently short for “Meng Xiang” (梦想) which means “Dream” in English. Mr. Wong also announced that the 16GB MX will have a price tag of RMB3580 (~US$ 550), a massive increase over the original M9′s RMB2,699 (~US$ 413) price tag. You can chalk that up to some pretty great specs, some of which have already been released.
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The date for Meizu’s planned update of the M9 to Android 2.3 Gingerbread has come, and gone. M9 owners everywhere were disappointed, and rightfully so, but it seems that there’s a light at the end of the tunnel. The guys over at GizChina found that a Meizu engineer has posted photos online showing off an M9 running the coveted Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS, and showing off the devices mind blowing benchmark speed.
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The Chinese Company Raynova has burst on to the scene with it’s latest 7-inch tablet the RAY 1. One of the coolest things about the RAY 1 is that Raynova has designed it’s own “Chinese friendly” UI to rival that of the Meizu M9. With a 1Ghz Freescale processor, 512 MB of RAM, and a capacitive touchscreen, the RAY 1 is more than worth it’s ridiculously low price tag.
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Meizu CEO Jack Wong has stated that he wants to cease the bundling of the UP0510 power adapter with their phones due to quality issues. He posted his comments on the official Meizu forums, and they’ve even made it in to the newspapers. Jack Wong had already said in the past that he doesn’t use the official Meizu charger due to it’s inconsistencies. Months back the company even decided to prolong the warranty on the charger due to complaints.
Someone on the Meizu forums has posted some photos and video of a Meizu Smartphone running on iOS. The validity of the porting has yet been confirmed, but the video may unveil some some clues as to whether it’s genuine. Personally I believe it’s genuine, but check it out and decide for yourself!
One of the latest worthwhile smartphones on it’s way out of Shenzhen is the Apanda A100. Like Meizu did with the M9, Apanda has decided to design a quality phone that can actually compete with popular Android phones like the Samsung Galaxy S. With a 4.3″ capacitive touch-screen and Android 2.3 installed, the A100 is bound to draw some attention as long as the price is right.
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