China Telecom Starts Selling iPhone 4S, Receives Over 200,000 Pre-orders

Major Chinese carrier China Telecom starts selling Apple’s iPhone 4S in China today, and the phone is available for sale at 2,850 retail outlets of China Telecom, and from local electronics retailers. Guess what, the carrier has taken more than 200,000 pre-orders, and still counting.

Gallery: HTC’s First Chinese Flagship Store in Beijing

Taiwanese smartphone vendor HTC has recently opened its first Chinese flagship store in Beijing.

Chinese Manufacturers Want to Make 900,000 Tablets for Thai School Kids

Thailand has teamed up with China to provide tablet computers to the kids in Thai schools. Thailand is buying up to 900,000 tablets from China via a government-to-government contract for a One Tablet per Child scheme.

Facebook Wants to Avoid Trademark Dispute in China

Apple’s recent iPad trademark dispute has caused concerns among international companies over the legitimacy of their own trademarks in China market. Social network giant Facebook has reportedly started registering relevant trademarks in China, yet found that some of these names, such as the Chinese translation of “Facebook”, have already been registered by domestic users …

CDMA-based Xiaomi Phone Now Available For China Telecom’s 3G Subscribers

Since the first model of Xiaomi phone was launched last September, Xiaomi Technology has sold 1 million units through the Internet and gotten 1 million orders from China Unicom. Today, Xiaomi announced they will begin selling the phone which compatible with the network of China Telecom (CDMA) in March. In the meanwhile, Lei Jun has expressed his interest of making a MiPad!

Explore Proview’s Abandoned Facilities in Shenzhen

Many years ago, Proview was the world’s fourth-largest flat-panel monitor manufacturer, and the company was making old-skool CRT and LCD monitors mostly for sale in developing markets. Today, Proview is on the verge of bankruptcy and needs a big settlement from Apple. Looking at the following pictures of Proview’s abandoned plant in Shenzhen Yantian district, …read more →

China Telecom May Launch CDMA Version of Xiaomi Phone

In December last year, Xiaomi sold out all of its inventory of 100,000 Xiaomi phones three hours after it was launched on its online store. Then, the company linked to a deal with China Unicom to sell subsidized Xiaomi Phone. And now, China Telecom will become the third sale channel for Xiaomi phone. So what will the CDMA version …read more →

The Most Incredible Apple Counterfeits of 2011

If you are a reader of M.I.C. Gadget, you probably love to see the counterfeit iPods, iPhones, and iPads we have introduced to you.

Meizu Hong Kong Store Is Getting Ready For Opening

That’s the Meizu flagship store in Hong Kong! And it is going to open very soon. What’s more? The photos will explain after the break.

Meizu MX Unboxing and Hands-on!

Here’s the Meizu MX, the successor to one of the most popular Android handsets in China, the M9. So, here’s our complete unboxing and hands-on impressions on this “Designed in China, Made in China” Android smartphone. Read on to see how it takes on the iPhone 4S, Galaxy Nexus and Xiaomi!