Ranking of Chinese smartphones: top 29 best price and quality popular phones 2022

Among the wide list of smartphone brands on the global market, models from Chinese manufacturers began to stand out. Until recently, it was thought that from mobile products from China you can not expect anything good. But the modern Chinese equipment differs from the former functionality and quality. In the top 10 best manufacturers of mobile equipment are companies Xiaomi, Huawei, Vivo, OPPO, the rating of Chinese smartphones includes their products.

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Tecno Spark 5.

The smartphone, which entered the market in the summer of 2020, features a capacious 5000 mAh battery, allowing video playback and Internet surfing up to 15-16 hours, and talk up to 30-35 hours. The IPS screen size is 6.6″. The 4-camera unit is made up of a 13MP camera lens with an aperture size of 1.8, a 2MP macro camera, a blur bokeh module and a smart module. The selfie camera produces 8 megapixels and has an aperture of 2.0.

Pros:

  • Battery life in inactive mode up to 13-14 days;
  • The use of flash-card with a capacity of 128 GB;
  • fingerprint identification.

Cons:

  • No NFC function;
  • The memory is only 32 GB, and the RAM is 2 GB.

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Realme C3 32/3GB.

Launched in the spring of 2020, budget Chinese smartphones are equipped with a battery of 5000 mAh. You can talk for 40-45 hours, watch video for 20 hours. Built a workable gaming chip Mediatek Helio G70. The 6.5″ IPS display is complemented by a drop-shaped 5 megapixel selfie camera. The rear unit includes a 12 MP lens with an aperture of 1.8, a portrait and macro camera.

Pros:

  • Standby battery life of up to 30 days;
  • 256GB flash card;
  • face and finger identification;
  • NFC.

Cons:

  • memory is only 32 GB, the RAM is 3 GB.

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Xiaomi Redmi 9 NFC 64GB

The high-performance smartphone has a 6.5″ screen with excellent expansion. The front camera produces 8 megapixels, the main camera, complete with a macro camera – 13 megapixels. The battery holds 5020 mAh. The Helio G80 processor is quite productive.

Pros:

  • Clear and natural color reproduction;
  • the sound quality of the speakers;
  • long battery life;
  • extensive functionality.

Cons:

  • weak cameras;
  • the presence of fixed applications;
  • smartphone heating during prolonged use.

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Honor 9X 128/4GB

The smartphone features a 6.6″ bezel-less IPS display with an extendable 16MP selfie camera, which slides back in a moment after shooting. The 4000 mAh battery allows you to talk for 22-24 hours without interruption. There is a high-performance HiSilicon Kirin 710 chipset with 8 cores. The main photoblock consists of a 48MP lens with an aperture size of 1.8 and a 2MP auxiliary module for portrait depth correction.

Pros:

  • A beautiful back body made with 3D pattern technology;
  • The ability to use a flash card 512 GB;
  • fingerprint ID;
  • NFC-calculation;
  • Google service support.

Cons:

  • poor photo quality;
  • no fast charging.

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Huawei P40 Lite.

The smartphone is equipped with a 6.4-inch IPS screen with minimal bezels. The gaming 8-core Kirin 810 chip is complemented by a graphics gas pedal. The 4200 mAh battery provides a minimum battery life of 11-12 hours. On the back of the smartphone is a 48 MP lens with an aperture of 1.8, complemented by an 8 MP wide-angle camera, a macro camera and a bokeh module. The front camera is 16 MP with an aperture of 2.0.

Pros:

  • The ability to use a flash card of 256 GB;
  • installation of applications from the storage AppGallery;
  • NFC.

Cons:

  • absence of Google services;
  • fingerprint ID on the side of the body.

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 64GB

Functional Chinese smartphone with a strong Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G processor allows you to open “heavy” applications and graphically complex games. The display size is 6.7″. The battery holds 5000 mAh. The cameras allow you to create high-quality photos, the rear lens has a resolution of 64 megapixels, the front – 16 megapixels.

Pros:

  • fast charging;
  • fingerprint identification;
  • long battery life;
  • impeccable color rendering in photos.

Cons:

  • weak speakers;
  • uncomfortable brightness of the screen.

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Realme 7 128GB

The smartphone has a 6.5″ IPS display with a low-key 16MP selfie camera. The rear photo unit includes a 48 MP lens with an aperture of 1.8, a wide-angle 8 MP lens with a 119° view, a portrait module and a macro camera. The battery is capacious – 5000 mAh, it provides 45-48 hours of uninterrupted communication, 12-15 hours of watching video, 8-10 hours of games.

Pros:

  • 8 GB of RAM;
  • The ability to use a flash camera of 256 GB;
  • NFC service.

Cons:

  • Fingerprint ID on the side edge of the smartphone.

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Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC 128GB.

Inexpensive smartphone impresses with the autonomy that is possible, thanks to the battery 5160 mAh. The 6.7″ IPS display includes a little-noticed 20MP selfie camera. The rear 4-camera unit includes a 64 megapixel lens, a 13 megapixel wide-angle lens, a macro camera and a depth control module. The smartphone’s performance is provided by an 8-core Snapdragon 732G chip.

Pros:

  • long operation without recharging;
  • 256GB of flash memory;
  • NFC.

Cons:

  • Fingerprint ID on the side of the case.

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OPPO Reno 3 128GB

Launched in the spring of 2020, the smartphone features a 6.4″ AMOLED display with a 44MP front lens protruding in the form of a drop. The performance of the smartphone is provided by the Helio P90 chipset with 8 cores. The battery is quite capacious – 4000 mAh. The rear photo unit consists of a 48 MP camera with an aperture size of 1.8, a 13 MP telephoto camera, an 8 MP wide-angle lens and a 2 MP macro camera.

Pros:

  • 8GB of RAM;
  • The ability to use flash memory of 256 GB;
  • fingerprint identification;
  • NFC-payment.

Cons:

  • ill-conceived organization of settings.

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Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 256/8GB

The smartphone has an AMOLED 6.6″ display with a built-in 16 megapixel selfie camera. The processor is productive – Snapdragon 765 with 8 cores. The 4160 mAh battery provides 14-15 hours of battery life in heavy use. The 4-camera unit includes a 48MP lens, an 8MP wide-angle camera with a 2.2 aperture, a 2MP macro camera and a depth finder.

Pros:

  • Enough memory for complex operations;
  • finger identification;
  • NFC payment;
  • 5G network support.

Cons:

  • Can’t use a flash card.

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OnePlus 7T 128GB.

The updated version of the 7 has a 6.5″ AMOLED display with a 16MP selfie camera that protrudes in the shape of a drop. The 3800 mAh battery provides a battery life of no more than 10 hours of heavy use. The smartphone shoots decently, thanks to a 48 MP camera, complemented by a 12 MP telephoto camera with 2x zoom and aperture 2.2, a 16 MP wide-angle lens with a view of 117 °.

Pros:

  • high performance;
  • 8GB RAM;
  • fingerprint ID;
  • NFC payment.

Cons:

  • low-powered battery.

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Honor 30 256GB

The smartphone has a 6.5″ OLED display with minimal bezels with a built-in 32MP front lens with 2.0 aperture and fixed focus. The 4,000 mAh battery is the most powerful among all Honor products. It allows you to talk for 30 hours, to work at maximum speed 16-18 hours, and in the inactive mode, the autonomy reaches 18 days.

4-camera unit includes a 40 megapixel lens with increased sensitivity, 8 megapixel wide-angle camera, 8 megapixel telephoto camera with optical stabilizer and 2 megapixel macro camera with artificial intelligence. The camera offers 5x zoom, 10x hybrid zoom and 50x digital zoom.

Pros:

  • High performance and autonomy;
  • Face and finger identification;
  • availability of NFC;
  • AppGallery app storage;
  • 5G support.

Cons:

  • No flash memory support;
  • no service assistance from Google.

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Realme X3 Superzoom 256GB

The model, released on the market in the summer of 2020, refers to the camera phones. It has an 8-core Snapdragon 855+ chipset, a capacious 4200 mAh battery, which provides 13-14 hours of battery life under heavy load, a large 6.6″ IPS display with a dual selfie camera. The rear 4-camera unit consists of a 64MP lens with a 1.8 aperture, an 8MP wide-angle lens with 119° visibility, a 2MP macro camera and an 8MP periscope with 5x optical and 60x digital zoom.

Pros:

  • Excellent memory and performance;
  • NFC payment;
  • Impressive 12GB RAM;
  • front-facing camera with optional wide-angle lens.

Cons:

  • No flash card option;
  • side fingerprint scanner.

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Huawei P30 Pro 256GB.

Performance flagship smartphone with a remarkable camera system is the latest Chinese model of Huawei with Google service assistance. The smartphone is equipped with a 6.5″ OLED display with minimal bezels. The battery holds 4,200 mAh. This amount of power is enough to watch videos for 18 hours. The high-performance Kirin 980 chip is complemented by a graphics gas pedal. The photoblock consists of a 40MP lens, a 20MP wide-angle lens with a 120° field of view, a telephoto camera and a module for artistic background blur. The selfie camera is 32 megapixels.

Pros:

  • Good memory and performance;
  • 5x optical zoom telephoto camera with the ability to convert to 50x;
  • 256GB flash memory;
  • NFC;
  • fingerprint identification;
  • Google service.

Cons:

  • Markiness of the smartphone’s body.

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OnePlus 8 Pro 128GB

The model belongs to the flagships, that is, it is a smartphone of high quality. It is also considered one of the best Chinese camera phones. AMOLED-display 6.8″ is complemented by a little-noticeable 16 megapixel selfie camera. The battery holds 4,510 mAh, the autonomy is maintained for 8-10 hours of intensive use. The photo unit includes a 48MP camera, a 48MP wide-angle lens, an 8MP telephoto camera with 3x hybrid zoom and a 5MP color filter.

Pros:

  • High performance;
  • 5G network support;
  • fingerprint scanner;
  • wireless charging;
  • NFC payment.

Cons:

  • low quality of video shooting;
  • the rapid discharge of the battery.

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Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro 256GB

Performance Chinese smartphone is equipped with an 8-core chip Snapdragon 865. The 6.7″ IPS display is complemented by a 20 MP front camera with an aperture of 2.2. The battery is capacious – 5000 mAh, the battery life lasts up to 16-17 hours of active use. The rear photoblock consists of a 108MP lens, a 13MP wide-angle, a 5MP macro camera.

Pros:

  • Optical stabilization when shooting;
  • 8 GB of RAM;
  • 5G support;
  • NFC payment.

Cons:

  • Fingerprint ID on the side of the smartphone;
  • not possible to use a flash card.

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Honor 30 Pro Plus 256/8GB

The flagship smartphone, which hits the market in the summer of 2020, features a 6.6-inch OLED display with a 32MP and 8MP dual front-facing fixed-focus lens. The battery holds 4,000 mAh, providing up to 17 hours of battery life when watching video. A high-performance Kirin 990 processor with 8 cores is installed. The photoblock includes a 50MP lens with autofocus and 1.9 aperture, a 16MP wide-angle with artificial intelligence and an 8MP module with 5x optical zoom.

Pros:

  • 8GB of RAM and 256GB of flash storage;
  • AppGallery app storage;
  • fast charging;
  • 5G network support;
  • finger and face identification;
  • NFC payment.

Cons:

  • No Google service support.

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Huawei Mate 40 Pro.

The smartphone has a 90Hz OLED display that delivers bright and natural images, and a high-performance Kirin 9000 chipset. The battery holds 4,400 mAh. There’s 8GB of RAM and 256GB of main memory. The 50MP rear smart photo lens is complemented by a 20MP wide-angle lens and a 12MP module with a 5x zoom. The front camera delivers 13MP.

Pros:

  • excellent display;
  • the quality of photos and selfies in any light;
  • night shooting mode;
  • fast and wireless charging;
  • 4K video shooting at 60 fps;
  • NFC charging;
  • powerful stereo sound;
  • 5G support.

Cons:

  • No 3.5mm jack;
  • no service help from Google.
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Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra 256/12GB

Launched in 2022, the gaming flagships feature a strong Snapdragon 888 processor with a video gas pedal. These are the most popular phones in China, especially for gamers who are used to playing on high graphics settings. The battery holds 5,000 mAh. The photoblock is decent, includes a 50 MP lens with 61° visibility and laser focusing, a 48 MP wide-angle camera with a 128° view, a 48 MP module with 5x optical and 120x digital zoom. 4K and 8K video recording is possible.

Pros:

  • large RAM;
  • 480 Hz sampling provides ultra-fast response to touch on the screen;
  • fingerprint identification;
  • fast, wireless and reverse charging;
  • 5G network orientation;
  • NFC payment;
  • IR port;
  • stereo phone.

Cons:

  • No flash card provided;
  • fast battery discharge due to the display 120 Hz;
  • smartphone heats up during prolonged heavy use.

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Xiaomi POCO X3 Pro 8/256GB Global

Chinese smartphone with the best combination of price and quality. Has a number of flagship elements: gaming processor Snapdragon 860 with cooling system, IPS screen with 120 Hz and 240 Hz sampling. The rear photoblock includes a 48MP camera, a wide-angle camera and a macro camera.

Pros:

  • Brightness and juiciness of photos from the main camera;
  • sharpness and smoothness of the image;
  • digital Hi-Res Audio;
  • availability of NFC;
  • fast charging 33W;
  • IR port.

Cons:

  • fuzzy and poorly detailed photos from auxiliary cameras;
  • hybrid slot for SIM and flash.

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Realme 8 6/128GB RU.

Derived from the 8 Pro, these Chinese smartphones have a more stylish design, top-notch iridescent colors. The display has a frequency of 60 Hz, and the front camera is neatly moved to the top corner of the smartphone. Not the most powerful, but decent chip Helio G95 allows you to open “heavy” applications, play. The photographic lens gives 64 megapixels. The battery holds 5000 mAh, so the smartphone in non-intensive use works up to 2 days.

Pros:

  • photo quality with sufficient light;
  • long battery life;
  • Full HD+ resolution;
  • fast charging 30W;
  • NFC function.

Cons:

  • Appearance of noise in photos when there is a lack of light;
  • primitive speakers;
  • slippery case.

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Realme C21 64GB

Despite its budget status, these Chinese smartphones are reliable, equipped with a 6.5″ IPS screen with HD+ resolution. The Helio G35 processor allows you to play only on a low graphics setting.

Pros:

  • The clarity and naturalness of photos when there’s plenty of light;
  • the ability to insert the SD-card of 256 GB;
  • NFC.

Cons:

  • Losing relevance of the Micro USB connector;
  • pixelation is noticeable when you look closely;
  • loss of color and poor photo detail in low light.

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Xiaomi Redmi 9T 4/64GB

Functional and standalone, yet inexpensive smartphone is equipped with a bright and comfortable for the eyes IPS-display with a selfie camera, protruding in the form of a drop. Not bad performance is provided by the Snapdragon 662 chip.

The battery capacity is 6000 mAh, so the battery life in inactive mode reaches 3 days, and with uninterrupted video playback – 22 hours. The rear 4-camera unit with a main lens of 48 MP is not impressive, but with the right lighting, the photos turn out pretty good.

Pros:

  • Nice rear body texture and lack of marking;
  • screen resolution close to Full HD+;
  • impressive battery life;
  • stereo phone;
  • NFC function.

Cons:

  • long charging time – more than 2 hours;
  • excessive applications.

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro 8/128GB (NFC)

The flagship smartphone is part of the most popular and technically advanced line of the Chinese brand Xiaomi. With its power and quality, the model is relatively inexpensive. The high-performance Snapdragon 732G chipset provides smooth operation and the ability to open games of any “severity”.

AMOLED display has a maximum brightness of 1200 nits, 240 Hz sampling and 120 Hz. The 5000 mAh battery allows you to watch videos for 16-18 hours and play for 6-8 hours. The 108MP rear camera is complemented by an 8MP wide-angle lens, macro camera and depth finder.

Pros:

  • High resolution of the main camera;
  • photo quality;
  • attractive smartphone design;
  • fast charging;
  • NFC.

Cons:

  • body marking.

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Vivo Y31

Inexpensive Chinese smartphone with a flagship design. IPS screen produces bright and saturated colors, maximum visibility, equipped with a selfie camera, acting in the form of a drop. The Snapdragon 662 chipset is not the most powerful, but it allows you to play at low settings. The rear 3-camera unit includes a 48 megapixel lens, a 2 megapixel macro camera and a depth finder. The 5,000 mAh battery lets you watch 12-13 hours of video, play 6-7 hours.

Pros:

  • Non-sticky, easy-to-hold case;
  • NFC-calculation;
  • Full HD+ resolution.

Cons:

  • Long charging time – more than 2 hours;
  • noises in the photos when there is a lack of light.

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HUAWEI P40 Lite 6/128GB

A lightweight version of the flagship smartphones of the line. IPS display gives sufficient brightness and color saturation. The power of the Kirin 810 processor is enough to comfortably play even some “heavy” games. The 3-camera unit consists of a 48MP photo lens, 8MP wide-angle and a 2MP macro camera. The battery holds 4200 mAh, enough power to watch videos for 12-14 hours, play 6-7 hours.

Pros:

  • Photo quality with plenty of light;
  • Full HD+ resolution;
  • easy viewing of content in intense sunlight;
  • sufficient speaker volume;
  • NFC-enabled;
  • fast charging.

Cons:

  • Decreased photo quality when light is scarce;
  • too rounded display;
  • No Google service help.

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HUAWEI P Smart 2021.

The smartphone is not equipped with the new, but quite productive processor Kirin 710A, which allows you to play “not heavy” games. IPS-display has impeccable color reproduction, equipped with a little-noticeable selfies camera. The rear unit includes 4 cameras, the resolution of the main – 48 megapixels. The 5000 mAh battery allows you to watch videos for 20 hours, and in inactive mode, the smartphone lasts more than 2 days.

Pros:

  • interesting design;
  • Full HD+ resolution;
  • The presence of a blue filter to reduce strain on the vision;
  • night shooting mode;
  • NFC function.

Cons:

  • No Google services.

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OPPO A54 4/64GB

Among the Chinese inexpensive smartphones, this model is distinguished by the ideal ratio of price and quality characteristics. The IPS screen has HD+ resolution and brightness of 480 nits. The Helio P35 chipset is not designed for “heavy” games, but it provides smooth operation and opening of complex applications. The resolution of the main photo lens is 13 megapixels. The 5000 mAh battery allows you to watch videos continuously for 16-18 hours.

Pros:

  • non-marking smartphone body;
  • visibility of the content in intense sunlight;
  • fast charging;
  • long autonomy;
  • NFC.

Cons:

  • weak speakers;
  • poor photo quality;
  • no support for Google.

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ZTE Blade A71.

Inexpensive, but distinguished by the quality “stuffing” smartphone. IPS-display with a drop-shaped selfie lens and a frequency of 60 Hz gives a brightness of 400 nits, has a resolution of HD +. The 4,000 mAh battery supports 2 days of battery life in inactive mode and 10-12 hours of battery life when watching videos uninterrupted.

The Unisoc SC9863A chipset with 8 cores is not the most powerful, but it allows you to work with “not heavy” applications. The main lens of the 3-camera unit produces 16 megapixels, while the wide-angle lens produces 8 megapixels.

Pros:

  • The non-marking body of the smartphone;
  • the quality of wide-angle photos;
  • NFC payment.

Cons:

  • Decreased photo quality when there is a lack of light;
  • inability to use the smartphone for gaming;
  • long charge.

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