If you are looking for the best quality-price on a mobile you will surely end up buying a smartphone from brands such as Xiaomi, Huawei or Lenovo. For those who are interested in the best Chinese smartphones here we bring you a summary with everything you need to know before deciding which are the most competitive models.
A guide for those looking for a good, nice and cheap smartphone but also a selection of devices for those who want to know what are some of the most complete flagships of the moment. Chinese manufacturers offer the same security as any other.
Chinese phones offer better value than other phones, but should you buy one?
Almost all of Chinese smartphones we’ve reviewed have been dual-SIM dual-standby and an increasing number of phones will support 4G on both SIM slots, but dual-standby phones will ask you to select one or the other for the internet data connection. 4GB – 8GB of RAM is common, while storage is usually 64GB as standard and 128GB or 256GB available as an option. You will find a fingerprint scanner, plus an often dual-lens camera at the rear and single-lens at the front.
Here we leave you with our selection of 5 Android phones, the best smartphones at the best prices. We will find from very popular and easy to buy, mobile super sales with a very tight price and other devices less known but equally interesting.
1) Xiaomi Mi 9
Xiaomi is probably the first manufacturer that comes to mind when we talk about Chinese smartphones. The list of Xiaomi’s smartphones is quite extensive and the Xiaomi Mi 9 is the first in our list because of all a high-end and a price below five hundred pounds.
Inside we find the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 885 processor, a chipset that we will see repeated several times in this listing. Accompanied by 6GB of RAM and a 32, 64 or128 GB ROM, an in-display fingerprint sensor as a standard, 20W wireless charging, a 6.9 screen and a triple lens camera that includes a massive 48 MP.
- Xiaomi Mi 9
- SCREEN : 6.9 INCH
- ROM : 32GB – 64GB -128GB
- RAM: 6GB
- PROCESSOR: Snapdragon 885
- CAMERA: 16MP + 12MP + 48 MP
- BATTERY: 3200 mAh
2) Huawei P30
The Huawei P30 looks stunning, with a big display (and small notch), some lovely colourful finishes, and a seriously slim body. And there’s even a headphone jack. Hold it comfortably with one hand, while a more advanced in-screen fingerprint sensor swiftly unlocks it. Easily charge up your phone with the TÜV Safety Certified Huawei SuperCharge.
The Leica Triple Camera System accommodates your photography to help see the world in its entirety. This super camera system with a 40 MP Super Sensing Camera, a 16 MP Ultra Wide Angle Lens, and an 8 MP telephoto lens, gives you the freedom to capture the treasure and beauty of the world. Huawei P30 offers 5x hybrid zoom to let you capture the never-before-seen with great resolution and rich detail.
The Kirin 980 is the world’s first 7nm mobile process chipset with stronger performance and lower power consumption. This innovative chipset plus up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of memory storage, reveal a performance powerhouse in the Huawei P30.
3) Xiaomi Mi A2
The first Xiaomi model surprised us all, but this Xiaomi Mi A2 has the right and necessary to become one of the mid-range phones easier to recommend.
A smartphone committed with Android One, so we have a clean experience with all Google services. We have models that range from 32GB to 128GB, but our recommendation is 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. A medium term that fits very well with the other features. The battery is somewhat right with 3,000 mAh. And it has no 3.5mm jack or NFC. But they are details that we soon forget when we see their screen, the powerful Snapdragon 660 processor and its sensational double camera of 12 and 20 megapixels. A balanced mobile, reliable software and a price below two hundred pounds.
- Xiaomi Mi A2
- SCREEN: 5.99 Inch
- INTERNAL MEMORY: 4GB RAM 4GB ROM
- PROCESSOR: Snapdragon 660
- CAMERA: 12MP + 20 MP
- BATTERY 3000 mAh
4) Xiaomi Mi Max 3
One of the best phablets on the market is the Xiaomi Mi Max 3, a giant with a 6.99-inch screen in 18: 9 format.
Almost seven inches but in an acceptable enough body to carry it in large pockets or small bags. The screen is not the protagonist of the Mi Max 3, but its battery. We have 5,500 mAh. Snapdragon 636 processor and a double 12 megapixel rear camera.
- Xiaomi Mi Max 3
- DISPLAY: 6.9 Inch
- INTERNAL MEMORY: 4GB RAM 64GB ROM
- PROCESSOR: Snapdragon 636
- CAMERA: 12MP + 5 MP
- BATTERY 5500 mAh
The processor is one of the key elements to ensure a good user experience: Snapdragon 632, an eight-core processor and Adreno 506 GPU. It is a similar version to the popular Snapdragon 625 but where they add artificial intelligence possibilities, which has an effect on the improvement of the camera.
The new Redmi 7 comes with a screen of 6.26 inches (a considerable increase over the last generation where the standard model had 5.45 inches), HD resolution in 19: 9 format, which gives us 1520 x 720 pixels and a small ‘notch’. and a baterry of 4.000 mAh.
In the photographic section, we have a camera whit a main lens of 12 megapixels with an aperture f / 2.2 , accompanied by a secondary lens of two megapixels to be able to take photos with portrait mode. For the front, we have 8 megapixels accompanied by the traditional beauty mode and artificial intelligence.
Android 9 Pie with MIUI 10 is the software version with which this new Redmi 7 arrives. A terminal that offers LTE, radioFM, headphone jack, rear fingerprint reader, Bluetooth 5.0 and WiFi 4 at the connectivity and connection level.
It is up to you to choose a model or another, but almost all of them add the latest technology in screens, memories and cameras for smartphones.