Chinese Smartphones give us excellent value for money, with very great specs to rival flagship phones such as the Galaxy S7 and iPhone 7 and most often at less than half the price. So if you want a great deal on a smartphone, look no further than this round-up of the best Chinese phones in 2017.
5. ZTE Axon 7
The ZTE Axon 7 is a new Android phone with a sleek design, powerful specs and a reasonable unlocked price, which challenges most other flagship phones. The Chinese phone-maker is ambitiously trying to compete with the top phone manufacturers from the US and South Korea, so much so that it designed the phone outside of China, in the US. It performs like a top-tier Android Marshmallow handset, with front-facing speakers, 64GB of storage and only a few sacrifices.
4. Lenovo Zuk Z2 Pro
The Zuk Z2 Pro smartphone was launched in April 2016 and owned by the Chineese dominants Lenovo. The phone comes with a 5.20-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels.
The Zuk Z2 Pro is powered by quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor and it comes with 4GB of RAM. The phone packs 64GB of internal storage cannot be expanded. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Zuk Z2 Pro packs a 13-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 8-megapixel front shooter for selfies. It runs Android 6.0 and is powered by a 3100mAh non removable battery.
3. Huawei Mate 9
Huawei brought out its new Phablet of the year the Mate 9 following-up to last year’s well-received Mate 8.It has a massive 5.9-inch screen, a strong processor, and a new version of the superb Leica camera we adored on the Huawei P9.Huawei has always had trouble reaching the U.S., despite considerable success in China and Europe. It houses an Incredible battery life and a Powerful processor with Solid build quality.
2. Xiaomi Mi Mix
Xiaomi made quite a blast with what many call it a ‘concept phone” which was the Xiaomi Mi Mix. This concept phone is only available in China and this means certain parts of the phone will only work in that market and were not applicable to our review process as a whole. It is a bezeless phablet working with a great battery despite its screen size. It also houses a Snapdragon 821 which works great and its high storage capacity is an advantage too. It comes packed with the Android 6.0 Marshmallow with the Xiaomi MIUI.
1. OnePlus 3T
The OnePlus 3T killed off the OnePlus 3 after half a year since it was released, and it’s now the only handset you can purchase from the firm.It’s a phone we didn’t expect the Chinese startup to launch when unveiled its 2016 flagship, the OnePlus 3, just six months prior to the 3T’s arrival. It spots a Speedy processor and all the memory you need and comes with Dash Charge that gives you a day’s power in half an hour. Also comes with 16MP front and rear cameras running Oxygen Os.