Hero H2000 Hands-On Review!

Last week we mentioned we’d gotten our hands on the Hero H200, a sweet capacitive touchscreen smartphone made right here in china. Well we’ve had quite a few days to put it through it’s paces, and we’re surprised at just how impressive the device really is.

See the full hands-on review after the jump!

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Got Our Hands On The Hero H2000, A Capacitive Touchscreen Android 2.2 Smartphone

During our weekly trips to the grey market this weekend, we got our hands on the Hero H2000 (or Othello), a capacitive touchscreen smartphone with a price just as smart. It only took us a few minutes to decide that this was a phone worth having a look at, and we’ll have the full hands-on review for you in the next few days!

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Introducing the F10, Bares an Uncanny Resemblance to the Sony Ericsson X10

The F10 smartphone is even more proof that Chinese Shanzhai phone manufacturers aren’t scared of anyone. In this case, it’s Sony Ericsson who’s getting shown the middle-finger by the boys and girls in Shenzhen.

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BlackBerry Tour 9630 vs. its Shanzhai Cousin

We’ve discovered that there are tons of fun and interesting Shanzhai products in the treasure trove that is the Chinese Grey Market that deserve to go head to head with their genuine counter-parts. Many of these products are also available through Chinese companies looking to share their redesigns with you.

This week we pit the popular BlackBerry Tour 9630 against its Shanzhai cousin. If you were to only take a quick glance at the two phones you would barely be able to notice the differences between the two. Both have sleek contoured designs that would fit easily in to any pocket, and both come equipped with full QWERTY keyboards for quick and easy emailing and texting. But which one of these two will come out on top?