Top Best Android Phones from Chinese OEMs

Top Best Android Phones from Chinese OEMs




In some part of the world – Africa and Asia precisely, Chinese mobile devices have already taken over most part of the mobile market. This is as a result of the affordable price-tag attached to all their devices.

In today’s article, I’ll be pointing out the Top Best Anroid Smartphones from top Chinese mobile OEMs. They are the top best Chinese Android phones to buy in 2018 as they pack mouth-watering features and configurations. Also, they all come with the latest mobile tech or trending features.

The China OEMs included in this post today are; Xiaomi, Gionee, Meizu, CoolPad, OnePlus, Huawei, Oppo, and CNoems.

Xiaomi

Xiaomi is a leading mobile tech brand in China. The company produces high-end devices that could compete with the top mobile giants (Samsung and apple).

Below are their latest stunning devices for advanced and average smartphone users.

Xiaomi Mi A1 (NGN97, 000, EUR 220)

Xiaomi Mi A1 is a stunning awesome device from the company. It flaunts a dual flagship camera(s). Mi A1 is an ultra slim device measuring just 7.3mm and fits into the palm smoothly.

XIAOMI Mi A1With a full metal body build and a corning gorilla glass screen, Xiaomi Mi A1 will stand and survive any force that acts on it.

Full Specifications

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 1900/1800/900/850
3G bands HSDPA 2100/1900/900/850
4G bands Yes, LTE
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes
Launch Announced 2017, September
Status Available. Released 2017, September
Body Dimensions 6.12 x 2.98 x 0.29 in
Weight 165 g
SIM Hybrid Dual SIM – Nano-SIM, dual standby
Display Type FHD
Size 5.5 inches (16:9 aspect ratio)
Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels (403 PPI)
Multitouch Yes
  Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Platform OS MIUI 9.0 based on Android OS, v7.1.2 (Nougat) Further upgradable to 8.0 (Oreo); Android One
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625
CPU Octa-core 2.0 GHz
GPU Adreno 506
Memory Card slot Yes, up to 128GB via MicroSD
Capacity 64GB ROM + 4GB RAM
Camera Primary Dual 12MP, Dual LED, dual tone flash
Secondary 5MP
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR
Video [email protected], [email protected]
Sound Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Comms WLAN Yes, Wi-Fi
Bluetooth V4.2, A2DP
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Radio Yes
USB microUSB Type-C
Features Sensors Barometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, IM, Push Mail, Email.
Browser HTML5
Java No
Battery  Non-Removable Li-ion 3080mAh battery
Technology Fast battery charging 5V/2A

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 (NGN 190, 000, EUR 420)

This is the latest smartphone so far from the Chinese company. It was released after the Mi A1 was flagged off.

Mix 2 is a jaw-dropping smartphone with lots of sweet features. It flaunts true immersive full-screen display design with 18:9 aspect ratio.

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2The device went further to feature a 5.99″ screen size coupled with an ultrasonic proximity sensor which enables it to detect nearby objects accurately.

Full Specifications

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 1900/1800/900/850
3G bands HSDPA 2100/1900/900/850
4G bands Yes, LTE
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes
Launch Announced 2017, September
Status Available. Released 2017, September
Body Dimensions 5.98 x 2.97 x 0.30 in
Weight 185 g
SIM Dual SIM – Nano-SIM, dual standby
Display Type FHD, Full-screen display with Ceramic body build.
Size 5.99 inches (18:9 aspect ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels (403 PPI)
Multitouch Yes
  Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Platform OS MIUI 9.0 based on Android OS, v7.1.2 (Nougat)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
CPU Octa-core (4×2.45 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo)
GPU Adreno 540
Memory Card slot No
Capacity 64/128/256 GB ROM + 6GB RAM or 128GB ROM + 8GB RAM
Camera Primary 12MP, Dual LED, dual tone flash
Secondary 5MP
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, HDR, face detection, phase detection autofocus, 4-axis OIS
Video [email protected], [email protected]
Sound Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack
Comms WLAN Dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth V5.0, A2DP
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Radio
USB microUSB Type-C
Features Sensors Proximity sensor, Barometer, Accelerometer, Compass, Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Messaging MMS, SMS(threaded view), IM, Email, Push Mail
Browser HTML5
Java No
Battery  Non-Removable Li-ion 3400mAh battery
Technology Fast battery charging 9V/2A (Quick Charge 3.0)

Huawei

Huawei is said to be the largest telecommunications equipment manufacturer in the world. From July to September 2017, the company bypassed Apple to become the second largest smartphone manufacturer in the world after Samsung.

Huawei Mate 10 (NGN323, 000, EUR 730)

This is latest flagship smartphone from Huawei, it comes with a 5.9/6.0″ full-screen display, 18:9 aspect ratio.

Inside the hood; Mate 10 Pro packs a whopping 4/6GB RAM coupled with 64/128GB ROM and a strong 4000mAh battery for all-day uninterruptible usage.Huawei Mate 10 Pro

Huawei Mate 10 is available in three variants – Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro and Mate 10 Porshe edition.

Full specifications

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 1900/1800/900/850
3G bands HSDPA 2100/1900/900/850
4G bands Yes, LTE
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes
Launch Announced 2017, October
Status Available. Released 2017, November
Body Dimensions 5.93 x 3.06 x 0.32 in or 6.07 x 2.93 x 0.31 in
Weight 186 g / 178 g
SIM Single SIM or Dual SIM – Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
Display Type AMOLED
Size 5.9” / 6.0 inches (18:9 aspect ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels (402 PPI)
Multitouch Yes
  Protection Corning Gorilla Glass
Platform OS EMUI 8.0 based on Android OS, v8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset Hisilicon Kirin 970
CPU Octa-core (2.4 GHz, Cortex-A53)
GPU Mali-G72 MP12
Memory Card slot No
Capacity 6GB / 4GB RAM, 128GB / 64 GB ROM
Camera Primary Dual Cameras (20 +12 MP), Dual LED, Dual tone flash
Secondary 8MP
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, phase detection autofocus
Video [email protected], [email protected]
Sound Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Comms WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual band
Bluetooth V4.2, A2DP
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Radio no
USB microUSB Type-C
Features Sensors Proximity sensor, Barometer, Accelerometer, Compass, Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Messaging MMS, SMS(threaded view), IM, Email, Push Mail
Browser HTML5
Java No
Battery  Non-Removable Li-po 4000mAh battery
Technology Fast battery charging 4.5V/5A

CoolPad

Obviously, in the mobile tech world, the name CoolPad is not recognized. The company is a young, innovative smartphone brand with lots of positive perspectives.

It came into existence since 2013 and has been producing smartphones with cool elegant designs, solid hardwares and good chipsets.

CoolPad CoolPlay 6 (NGN 85, 000, INR 15, 000)

CoolPlay 6 is the latest smartphone from the company. It comes with lots of interesting cool features and is powered by a solid 4060mAh Li-ion battery.

CoolPad Cool Play 6The device went further to pack 6GB of RAM + 64GB ROM expandable via MicroSD. CoolPlay 6 runs on Android Nougat coupled with Qualcomm Snapdragon 653 chipset.

Full Specifications

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 1900/1800/900/850
3G bands HSDPA 2100/1900/900/850
4G bands Yes, LTE
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes
Launch Announced 2017, September
Status Available. Released 2017, September
Body Dimensions 5.98 x 2.96 x 0.33 in
Weight 175 g
SIM Dual SIM – Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
Display Type FHD
Size 5.5” inches (73% screen to body ratio)
Resolution 1980 x 1080 pixels (403 PPI)
Multitouch Yes
  Protection
Platform OS Journey UI based on Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8976 Pro Snapdragon 653
CPU Octa-core (4×1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A72)
GPU Adreno 510
Memory Card slot No
Capacity 6GB RAM, 64 GB ROM
Camera Primary Dual 13MP Cameras, Dual LED, Dual tone flash
Secondary 8MP
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, phase detection autofocus
Video [email protected], [email protected]
Sound Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Comms WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual band
Bluetooth V4.1, A2DP
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Radio no
USB microUSB Type-C
Features Sensors Proximity sensor, Barometer, Accelerometer, Compass, Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Messaging MMS, SMS(threaded view), IM, Email, Push Mail
Browser HTML5
Java No
Battery  Non-Removable Li-ion 4060mAh battery
Technology

Gionee

Gionee is a popular mobile brand headquartered in China, the company is known to produce high-end mobile devices.

Gionee A1 (NGN124, 500, EUR 280)

A1 is a good Android smartphone, it comes with 5.5″ screen size and a full aluminum body aesthesis.

Gionee A1

Right inside the hood of Gionee A1 lies an MTK Chipset with 4GB of RAM and 64GB ROM.

Full Specifications

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 1900/1800/900/850
3G bands HSDPA 2100/1900/900/850
4G bands Yes, LTE
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes
Launch Announced 2017, February
Status Available. Released 2017, April
Body Dimensions 6.08 x 3.01 x 0.33
Weight 182 g
SIM Hybrid Dual SIM – Nano-SIM / Micro SIM, dual stand-by
Display Type
Size 5.5” inches (16:9 aspect ratio)
Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels (403 PPI)
Multitouch Yes
  Protection Corning Gorilla Glass
Platform OS Amigos OS based on Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
Chipset Mediatek MT6755 Helio P10
CPU Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Mali-T860MP2
Memory Card slot MicroSD, up to 256 GB
Capacity 4GB RAM, 64 GB ROM
Camera Primary 13MP Camera, LED flash
Secondary 16MP
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, phase detection autofocus
Video [email protected], [email protected]
Sound Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Comms WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual band
Bluetooth V4.0, A2DP
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Radio Yes
USB microUSB Type-C, OTG
Features Sensors Proximity sensor, Barometer, Accelerometer, Compass, Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Messaging MMS, SMS(threaded view), IM, Email, Push Mail
Browser HTML5
Java No
Battery  Non-Removable Li-ion 4010mAh battery
Technology Quick Charge

OnePlus

OnePlus is a top mobile giant based in China. The company produces High-End smartphones that could compete with any Apple or Samsung product.

Oneplus has produced few smartphones but all are extremely perfect.

OnePlus 5T (NGN 222, 000, EUR 500)

OnePlus 5t is a superb smartphone with seamless software and hardware combination. It flaunts dual rear cameras (16 + 20 MP) which lets you take crystal-clear images.

OnePlus 5TThe device also packed Qualcomm latest chipset – Snapdragon 835 with a whopping 8 GB RAM; with such chipset and memory, one can imagine how fast this device operates

Full Specifications

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 1900/1800/900/850
3G bands HSDPA 2100/1900/900/850
4G bands Yes, LTE
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes
Launch Announced 2017, November
Status Available. Released 2017, November
Body Dimensions 6.15 x 2.95 x 0.29
Weight 162 g
SIM Dual SIM – Nano-SIM / Micro SIM, dual stand-by
Display Type Full optic AMOLED
Size 6.01” inches (18:9 aspect ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels (401 PPI)
Multitouch Yes
  Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Platform OS Oxygen OS 4.7 based on Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat) upgradable to 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
CPU Octa-core (4×2.45 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo)
GPU Adreno 540
Memory Card slot No
Capacity 6GB/8GB RAM, 64GB/128GB ROM
Camera Primary Dual rear cameras (16MP + 20MP), dual LED flash
Secondary 16MP
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, phase detection autofocus
Video [email protected], [email protected]
Sound Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Comms WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual band
Bluetooth V5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Radio Yes
USB microUSB Type-C, reversible connector.
Features Sensors Proximity sensor, Barometer, Accelerometer, Compass, Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Messaging MMS, SMS(threaded view), IM, Email, Push Mail
Browser HTML5
Java No
Battery  Non-Removable Li-Po 3300mAh battery
Technology 5V 4A 20W (Dash Charge)

Meizu

Meizu is not so much a popular smartphone brand but the company manufactures classic devices. Between the last quarter of 2017 and this January 2018, Meizu has come up with three flagship smartphones; (Meizu Pro 7, Meizu M6 and Meizu M6s.

It might not be as popular as Tecno and Infinix is in Nigeria, but it does compete favorably in global markets.

Meizu Pro 7 (NGN178, 000, EUR 400)

Pro 7 is a classic Android smartphone with stunning AMOLED screen display technology. It comes with a different design concept and looks great in its sleek designed body.

Meizu Pro 7The device went further to house MTK Helio P25 chip with 4GB of Ram. Meizu Pro 7 runs on Android Nougat and is powered by a non-removable 3000mAh battery.

Full Specifications

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 1900/1800/900/850
3G bands HSDPA 2100/1900/900/850
4G bands Yes, LTE
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes
Launch Announced 2017, July
Status Available. Released 2017, August
Body Dimensions 5.81 x 2.78 x 0.29 in
Weight 163 g or 170 g
SIM Dual SIM – Nano-SIM dual stand-by
Display Type Super AMOLED
Size 5.2” or 5.7 inches (16:9 Aspect ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (423 PPI) or 2560 x 1440 (518 PPI)
Multitouch Yes
  Protection Corning Gorilla Glass
Platform OS Flyme OS 6.0 based on Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
Chipset Mediatek MT6757T Helio P25 – standard edition
MediaTek MT6799 Helio X30 – high edition
CPU Octa-core (4×1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.6 GHz Cortex-A35)
Deca-core (2×2.6 GHz Cortex-A73, 4×1.9 GHz Cortex-A35, 4×2.2 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU Mali-T880MP2
PowerVR 7XTP
Memory Card slot No
Capacity 4GB RAM, 64GB/128GB ROM
Camera Primary Dual rear cameras (12MP), dual LED flash
Secondary 16MP
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, phase detection autofocus
Video [email protected], [email protected]
Sound Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Comms WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual band
Bluetooth V4.2, A2DP
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Radio
USB microUSB Type-C, reversible connector.
Features Sensors Proximity sensor, Barometer, Accelerometer, Compass, Fingerprint (front-mounted)
Messaging MMS, SMS(threaded view), IM, Email, Push Mail
Browser HTML5
Java No
Battery  Non-Removable Li-ion 3000mAh battery
Technology mCharge 3.0

Wrap Up:

There are so many other smartphones manufactured by these OEMs but the ones listed in this article are the best atop the many options.

They are great smartphones with the latest mobile tech and innovative features. You can buy them from both online/offline stores, we recommend you buy from trusted stores such as Konga, Jumia, Aliexpress, Gearbest, and etc.




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