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Top 10 Best Android Chinese Smartphones: October 2015

October 7, 2015 - Written By Kristijan Lucic

10. Huawei Honor 7

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Huawei has released Honor 7 handset in a number of regions all over the world thus far. This smartphone is available in China, Europe and India at the moment, and it’s a really compelling device considering its build, specs and price point. The Honor 7 is made out of metal, and it ships with 3GB of RAM, while a fingerprint scanner is also a part of this package. This smartphone definitely deserves a place on this list.

Huawei Honor 7 (16GB) -> $502

9. Xiaomi Mi 4c

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Xiaomi has announced the Mi 4c handset back in September. This handset is extremely affordable, and yet it packs Snapdragon 808 and 2/3GB of RAM on the inside. The device’s pricing starts at $204, and goes up to $235 in China. The Mi 4c is a higher-end variant of the Mi 4i smartphone which was announced in India earlier this year. The Mi 4c can even be considered a high-end device, especially its more expensive variant, but it’s definitely a mid to high-end phone.

Xiaomi Mi 4c (32GB) -> $276

8. Xiaomi Mi Note Pro

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The Mi Note Pro phablet was unveiled back in January alongside its sibling, the Mi Note. The Mi Note Pro sports a 5.7-inch QHD display, 4GB of RAM and a 13-megapixel camera on the back, while it also ships with a metallic frame. This phablet is still the highest-end device Xiaomi has to offer, while both the Mi 5 and Mi Note Pro’s successor are expected to launch in the coming months.

7. ZTE Axon Lux

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The Axon Lux is the latest and greatest device from ZTE, well, one of such devices at the very least. This handset sports a unique design, fingerprint scanner, 4GB of RAM, and is powered by the Snapdragon 810 64-bit octa-core SoC. The Axon Lux is definitely not one of the cheaper offerings you’ll find in China, but if you want a premium smartphone which sports a unique look, this might be the phone for you.

6. Huawei Mate S

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Huawei has unveiled their long-rumored Mate S handset during IFA in Berlin last month. This smartphone is a successor to the company’s Mate7 phablet which was announced back in 2014, well, at least until they announce the Mate 8. Anyhow, the Mate S is made out of metal, and sports a 5.5-inch FullHD AMOLED display, 3GB of RAM and a fingerprint scanner. The Mate S is a sleek-looking device all around, and definitely something to consider if you’re in a market for such type of a device.

5. Letv Le Max

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Letv has managed to surprise a lot of people when they announced their first three devices back in April. The Letv Le Max is the biggest one out of the bunch, and it packs premiums specs as well. This phablet sports a 6.3-inch QHD display, 4GB of RAM and a 21-megapixel rear-facing camera on the back. It sports a metallic trim around the device, and a fingerprint scanner on the back. This phablet also has rather thin bezels, which is always a plus when we’re talking about such a big device.

4. ZTE Nubia Z9

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The Nubia Z9 is one of ZTE’s flagships for 2015. This smartphone was announced back in June, and it’s surely an interesting device. This phone has no bezels on the sides, and its display is slightly curved. The phone sports some interesting software features, and a very sleek design. The metal trim goes around the phone, and you get high-end specs as well, especially in the 4GB RAM variant of the device. The Nubia Z9 is not cheap though, not by any stretch of the imagination.

ZTE Nubia Z9 (32GB) -> $640

3. OnePlus 2

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OnePlus 2 is OnePlus’ newest handset. This is OnePlus One’s successor, and it surely has a lot to offer, especially for the price point. The downside here is the fact that you need an invite to buy a copy, but if that’s not an issue, OnePlus 2 is definitely one of the better phones out there. The device is currently available in 4GB RAM variant and it’s fueled by the Snapdragon 810 64-bit octa-core SoC, the 13-megapixel camera is on the inside, and you also get a fingerprint scanner here.

OnePlus 2 (64GB) -> $416

2. Motorola Moto X Style

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Motorola Moto X Style is one of three ‘Moto’ devices Motorola has released a couple of months ago. This is also the highest-end device the company has showcased. The Moto X Style features a 5.7-inch QHD display, 3GB of RAM and is powered by the Snapdragon 808 64-bit hexa-core SoC. The device sports a 21-megapixel camera on its back, and ships with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop out of the box. This is also one of the more cheaper flagships around, at least as far as well-known brands go.

1. Meizu PRO 5

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Meizu has announced two flagships in the last couple of months, and the PRO 5 is the more current, and the more powerful one. This smartphone sports a 5.7-inch AMOLED display, 3/4GB of RAM and is powered by Samsung’s Exynos 7420 64-bit octa-core processor. The 21-megapixel camera is available on the back of the PRO 5, and a 5-megapixel snapper can be found up front. This phone packs in a 3,050, a fingerprint scanner, and fast charging capabilities as well, while its pricing starts at $439 in China.