Best Chinese Smartphones – Mar 2017

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10. LeEco Le Pro3

The LeEco Le Pro3 is still LeEco's flagship smartphone. This device was announced back in September last year, and it's quite affordable considering what it has to offer. The LeEco Le Pro3 is fueled by the Snapdragon 821 64-bit quad-core SoC, while it sports a 5.5-inch fullHD (1920 x 1080) display. The phone also comes with 4GB / 6GB of RAM and 32GB / 64GB / 128GB of non-expandable internal storage. This phone is quite affordable, especially if you live in China or the US, the phone now costs $340 on Amazon, while you can also get it from GearBest.

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9. Xiaomi Mi MIX

The Xiaomi Mi MIX is Xiaomi's concept smartphone, essentially, this phone was introduced back in October last year, along with the Xiaomi Mi Note 2, and it comes with a captivating design, and a 91.3% screen-to-body ratio. The device is fueled by the Snapdragon 821 64-bit quad-core processor, 4GB / 6GB of RAM and 128GB / 256GB of non-expandable storage. This phablet also sports a 6.4-inch display, and it is made out of ceramic. The Xiaomi Mi MIX is quite pricey, its price varies from market to market, but you can get one for around $900 from the link down below, no matter where you live. The phone is currently out of stock, but it should be available once again soon enough.

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8. Honor Magic

The Honor Magic is one of the most powerful Honor-branded smartphones this company had released to date. This smartphone is fueled by the Kirin 950 64-bit octa-core processor, while it sports a 5.09-inch QHD display. The device also packs in 4GB of RAM and 64GB of non-expandable internal storage, while you'll find two 12-megapixel cameras on its back. Android 6.0 Marshmallow comes pre-installed on this phone, and on top of it, you'll get Huawei's Magic Live UI. If you don't live in China, you'll be able to get this smartphone for around $800 from the link down below soon.

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7. ZTE Axon 7

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The Axon 7 is ZTE's current flagship smartphone, and one of the more affordable flagship handsets out in the market at the moment. The Axon 7 sports a 5.5-inch fullHD (1920 x 1080) AMOLED display, along with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of expandable storage. This phone is made out of metal, and it is fueled by the Snapdragon 820 64-bit quad-core processor. The ZTE Axon 7 can be purchased from GearBest for $490, while it costs $391 for US consumers who can get it from Amazon.

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6. Xiaomi Mi 5s & Mi 5s Plus

The Xiaomi Mi 5s and Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus belong amongst the most powerful smartphones Xiaomi introduced to date. These two smartphones are made out of metal, and they're both fueled by the Snapdragon 821 SoC. The Xiaomi Mi 5s sports a 5.15-inch fullHD (1920 x 1080) display, while the Mi 5s Plus comes with a 5.7-inch fullHD panel. The Mi 5s is available in 3GB and 4GB RAM variants, while the Mi 5s Plus packs in either 4GB or 6GB of RAM. The Xiaomi Mi 5s can be purchased for $299 (base model), while the base model of the Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus costs $435.

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5. Honor 8

The Honor 8 is made out of metal and glass, and it's quite a compact smartphone. This device sports a 5.2-inch fullHD panel, 4GB of RAM and 32GB / 64GB of native storage. The device is fueled by the Kirin 950 64-bit octa-core SoC, and it comes with Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box, though it is upgradeable to Android 7.0 Nougat. You can purchase this smartphone (its 32GB storage variant) for $394 from GearBest, while it costs $349.99 on Amazon.

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4. Meizu PRO 6 Plus

The Meizu PRO 6 Plus is the most powerful Meizu-branded handset out there at the moment. This smartphone comes with the Exynos 8890 64-bit octa-core processor, while it packs in 4GB of RAM and 32GB / 128GB of non-expandable storage. The Meizu PRO 6 Plus is made out of metal, and comes with a 12-megapixel OIS main camera. The phone is currently out of stock over at GearBest, but it should become available soon.

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3. Xiaomi Mi Note 2

The Xiaomi Mi Note 2 is Xiaomi's current flagship, and one of the most powerful Chinese smartphones out there. This device packs in a 5.7-inch QHD (2560 x 1440) AMOLED display, 4GB / 6GB of RAM and 64GB / 128GB of non-expandable native storage. The phone is fueled by the Snapdragon 821 64-bit quad-core SoC, and comes with a 4,070mAh non-removable battery. The base model of the Xiaomi Mi Note 2 is currently out of stock, but it should become available soon enough. The Global Variant of this phablet is available, however, and you can get it for $640, check out the links down below.

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2. OnePlus 3T

The OnePlus 3T is one of the best smartphones around at the moment. This metal-clad smartphone packs in a whopping 6GB of RAM, while it is fueled by the Snapdragon 821 SoC. The phone also sports a 5.5-inch fullHD Optic AMOLED display, and a fingerprint scanner which is placed below its display. A 16-megapixel snapper can be found on the back of the OnePlus 3T, and the phone costs $450 over at GearBest, just in case it's not available in your region directly from OnePlus. A more expensive 128GB storage model is also available, and it costs $540. Those of you who live in the US, can get the phone from Amazon as well, all the links are listed down below.

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1. Huawei P10 & Huawei P10 Plus

The Huawei P10 and Huawei P10 Plus were introduced during this year's Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona. These two smartphones are made out of metal, and sports a front-facing fingerprint scanner. The two devices are identical in terms of the design, though the Huawei P10 Plus is a larger phone. Both devices are fueled by the Kirin 960 64-bit octa-core SoC, and they ship with two rear-facing cameras (20-megapixel and 12-megapixel ones). The Huawei P10 and Huawei P10 Plus are not yet available from GearBest, but the Huawei P10 is available for pre-order at the moment.

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