It’s time to talk about the best Chinese smartphones for the month of October, 2017. There is one rather significant change in this month’s list, compared to last month’s, the inclusion of the Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 which was announced last month. The first-gen Mi MIX was removed from the list, in favor of its successor, and the Mi MIX 2 actually managed to climb to the second place in our list, it’s listed right after the OnePlus 5, which is still leading the pack, read on if you’d like to know more.
5. Xiaomi Mi 6
The Xiaomi Mi 6 is the company’s flagship smartphone which is made out of metal and glass. This handset is fueled by the Snapdragon 835 64-bit octa-core SoC, and it comes with 6GB of RAM on the inside. The Mi 6 also comes with a 5.15-inch fullHD (1920 x 1080) display, while there are two 12-megapixel shooters included on the back of this smartphone. The Mi 6 can be purchased from GearBest in several variants, and its pricing starts at $419.99.
4. Honor 9
The Honor 9 is, much like the Xiaomi Mi 6, made out of metal and glass. This smartphone is fueled by the Kirin 960 64-bit octa-core SoC, and it comes with a 5.15-inch fullHD (1920 x 1080) display. The Honor 9 is available in both 4GB and 6GB RAM variants, and its 4GB RAM variant can be purchased from GearBest. The 4GB RAM model of this handset is currently priced at $369.99, in case you’re interested in getting it.
3. Huawei P10 & Huawei P10 Plus
The Huawei P10 and P10 Plus are Huawei’s current flagship smartphones. These two phones are made out of metal, and they’re both fueled by the Kirin 960, while they also share the same design, though the Huawei P10 Plus comes with a larger display. Both of these phones ship with Android 7.0 Nougat, with Huawei’s Emotion UI on top of it. The Huawei P10 is currently out of stock at GearBest, but both the Huawei P10 and P10 Plus can be purchased from Amazon for around $670.
2. Xiaomi Mi MIX 2
The Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 is Xiaomi’s ‘bezel-less’ handset, which comes in two variants, the regular model is made out of ceramic and metal, while the special edition variant comes with a ceramic unibody build. This phone is fueled by the Snapdragon 835 SoC, while it sports a single camera on its back. This handset sports a 5.99-inch fullHD+ (2160 x 1080) display, and it can be pre-ordered from GearBest in several variants, its pricing starts at $569.99.
1. OnePlus 5
The OnePlus 5 is OnePlus’ metal-clad flagship, which is fueled by the Snapdragon 835, just like most other smartphones that we’ve listed here. This phone packs in 6GB or 8GB of RAM, and it sports a 5.5-inch fullHD (1920 x 1080) Optic AMOLED display. The OnePlus 5 sports two cameras on its back, while it packs in a 3,300mAh non-removable battery, which comes with OnePlus’ proprietary Dash Charge fast charging. The 6GB RAM model of the OnePlus 5 currently costs $473.99 over at GearBest, while its 8GB RAM variants can be purchased for $549.99.