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

TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bandsGSM 1900/1800/900/850
3G bandsHSDPA 2100/1900/900/850
4G bandsYes, LTE
GPRSYes
EDGEYes
LaunchAnnounced2017, September
StatusAvailable. Released 2017, September
BodyDimensions6.12 x 2.98 x 0.29 in
Weight165 g
SIMHybrid Dual SIM – Nano-SIM, dual standby
DisplayTypeFHD
Size5.5 inches (16:9 aspect ratio)
Resolution1920 x 1080 pixels (403 PPI)
MultitouchYes
 ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 3
PlatformOSMIUI 9.0 based on Android OS, v7.1.2 (Nougat) Further upgradable to 8.0 (Oreo); Android One
ChipsetQualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625
CPUOcta-core 2.0 GHz
GPUAdreno 506
MemoryCard slotYes, up to 128GB via MicroSD
Capacity64GB ROM + 4GB RAM
CameraPrimaryDual 12MP, Dual LED, dual tone flash
Secondary5MP
FeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR
Video2160p@30fps, 720p@120fps
SoundAlert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
LoudspeakerYes
3.5mm jackYes
CommsWLANYes, Wi-Fi
BluetoothV4.2, A2DP
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
RadioYes
USBmicroUSB Type-C
FeaturesSensorsBarometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, IM, Push Mail, Email.
BrowserHTML5
JavaNo
Battery Non-RemovableLi-ion 3080mAh battery
TechnologyFast 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

TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bandsGSM 1900/1800/900/850
3G bandsHSDPA 2100/1900/900/850
4G bandsYes, LTE
GPRSYes
EDGEYes
LaunchAnnounced2017, September
StatusAvailable. Released 2017, September
BodyDimensions5.98 x 2.97 x 0.30 in
Weight185 g
SIMDual SIM – Nano-SIM, dual standby
DisplayTypeFHD, Full-screen display with Ceramic body build.
Size5.99 inches (18:9 aspect ratio)
Resolution1080 x 2160 pixels (403 PPI)
MultitouchYes
 ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 4
PlatformOSMIUI 9.0 based on Android OS, v7.1.2 (Nougat)
ChipsetQualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
CPUOcta-core (4×2.45 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo)
GPUAdreno 540
MemoryCard slotNo
Capacity64/128/256 GB ROM + 6GB RAM or 128GB ROM + 8GB RAM
CameraPrimary12MP, Dual LED, dual tone flash
Secondary5MP
FeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, HDR, face detection, phase detection autofocus, 4-axis OIS
Video2160p@30fps, 720p@120fps
SoundAlert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
LoudspeakerYes
3.5mm jack
CommsWLANDual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
BluetoothV5.0, A2DP
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Radio
USBmicroUSB Type-C
FeaturesSensorsProximity sensor, Barometer, Accelerometer, Compass, Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
MessagingMMS, SMS(threaded view), IM, Email, Push Mail
BrowserHTML5
JavaNo
Battery Non-RemovableLi-ion 3400mAh battery
TechnologyFast battery charging 9V/2A (Quick Charge 3.0)
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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

TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bandsGSM 1900/1800/900/850
3G bandsHSDPA 2100/1900/900/850
4G bandsYes, LTE
GPRSYes
EDGEYes
LaunchAnnounced2017, October
StatusAvailable. Released 2017, November
BodyDimensions5.93 x 3.06 x 0.32 in or 6.07 x 2.93 x 0.31 in
Weight186 g / 178 g
SIMSingle SIM or Dual SIM – Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
DisplayTypeAMOLED
Size5.9” / 6.0 inches (18:9 aspect ratio)
Resolution1080 x 2160 pixels (402 PPI)
MultitouchYes
 ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass
PlatformOSEMUI 8.0 based on Android OS, v8.0 (Oreo)
ChipsetHisilicon Kirin 970
CPUOcta-core (2.4 GHz, Cortex-A53)
GPUMali-G72 MP12
MemoryCard slotNo
Capacity6GB / 4GB RAM, 128GB / 64 GB ROM
CameraPrimaryDual Cameras (20 +12 MP), Dual LED, Dual tone flash
Secondary8MP
FeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, phase detection autofocus
Video2160p@30fps, 720p@120fps
SoundAlert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
LoudspeakerYes
3.5mm jackYes
CommsWLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual band
BluetoothV4.2, A2DP
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Radiono
USBmicroUSB Type-C
FeaturesSensorsProximity sensor, Barometer, Accelerometer, Compass, Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
MessagingMMS, SMS(threaded view), IM, Email, Push Mail
BrowserHTML5
JavaNo
Battery Non-RemovableLi-po 4000mAh battery
TechnologyFast 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

TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bandsGSM 1900/1800/900/850
3G bandsHSDPA 2100/1900/900/850
4G bandsYes, LTE
GPRSYes
EDGEYes
LaunchAnnounced2017, September
StatusAvailable. Released 2017, September
BodyDimensions5.98 x 2.96 x 0.33 in
Weight175 g
SIMDual SIM – Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
DisplayTypeFHD
Size5.5” inches (73% screen to body ratio)
Resolution1980 x 1080 pixels (403 PPI)
MultitouchYes
 Protection
PlatformOSJourney UI based on Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
ChipsetQualcomm MSM8976 Pro Snapdragon 653
CPUOcta-core (4×1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A72)
GPUAdreno 510
MemoryCard slotNo
Capacity6GB RAM, 64 GB ROM
CameraPrimaryDual 13MP Cameras, Dual LED, Dual tone flash
Secondary8MP
FeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, phase detection autofocus
Video2160p@30fps, 720p@120fps
SoundAlert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
LoudspeakerYes
3.5mm jackYes
CommsWLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual band
BluetoothV4.1, A2DP
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Radiono
USBmicroUSB Type-C
FeaturesSensorsProximity sensor, Barometer, Accelerometer, Compass, Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
MessagingMMS, SMS(threaded view), IM, Email, Push Mail
BrowserHTML5
JavaNo
Battery Non-RemovableLi-ion 4060mAh battery
Technology
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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

TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bandsGSM 1900/1800/900/850
3G bandsHSDPA 2100/1900/900/850
4G bandsYes, LTE
GPRSYes
EDGEYes
LaunchAnnounced2017, February
StatusAvailable. Released 2017, April
BodyDimensions6.08 x 3.01 x 0.33
Weight182 g
SIMHybrid Dual SIM – Nano-SIM / Micro SIM, dual stand-by
DisplayType
Size5.5” inches (16:9 aspect ratio)
Resolution1920 x 1080 pixels (403 PPI)
MultitouchYes
 ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass
PlatformOSAmigos OS based on Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
ChipsetMediatek MT6755 Helio P10
CPUOcta-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-T860MP2
MemoryCard slotMicroSD, up to 256 GB
Capacity4GB RAM, 64 GB ROM
CameraPrimary13MP Camera, LED flash
Secondary16MP
FeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, phase detection autofocus
Video2160p@30fps, 720p@120fps
SoundAlert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
LoudspeakerYes
3.5mm jackYes
CommsWLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual band
BluetoothV4.0, A2DP
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
RadioYes
USBmicroUSB Type-C, OTG
FeaturesSensorsProximity sensor, Barometer, Accelerometer, Compass, Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
MessagingMMS, SMS(threaded view), IM, Email, Push Mail
BrowserHTML5
JavaNo
Battery Non-RemovableLi-ion 4010mAh battery
TechnologyQuick 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

TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bandsGSM 1900/1800/900/850
3G bandsHSDPA 2100/1900/900/850
4G bandsYes, LTE
GPRSYes
EDGEYes
LaunchAnnounced2017, November
StatusAvailable. Released 2017, November
BodyDimensions6.15 x 2.95 x 0.29
Weight162 g
SIMDual SIM – Nano-SIM / Micro SIM, dual stand-by
DisplayTypeFull optic AMOLED
Size6.01” inches (18:9 aspect ratio)
Resolution1080 x 2160 pixels (401 PPI)
MultitouchYes
 ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 5
PlatformOSOxygen OS 4.7 based on Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat) upgradable to 8.0 (Oreo)
ChipsetQualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
CPUOcta-core (4×2.45 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo)
GPUAdreno 540
MemoryCard slotNo
Capacity6GB/8GB RAM, 64GB/128GB ROM
CameraPrimaryDual rear cameras (16MP + 20MP), dual LED flash
Secondary16MP
FeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, phase detection autofocus
Video2160p@30fps, 720p@120fps
SoundAlert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
LoudspeakerYes
3.5mm jackYes
CommsWLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual band
BluetoothV5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
RadioYes
USBmicroUSB Type-C, reversible connector.
FeaturesSensorsProximity sensor, Barometer, Accelerometer, Compass, Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
MessagingMMS, SMS(threaded view), IM, Email, Push Mail
BrowserHTML5
JavaNo
Battery Non-RemovableLi-Po 3300mAh battery
Technology5V 4A 20W (Dash Charge)
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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

TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bandsGSM 1900/1800/900/850
3G bandsHSDPA 2100/1900/900/850
4G bandsYes, LTE
GPRSYes
EDGEYes
LaunchAnnounced2017, July
StatusAvailable. Released 2017, August
BodyDimensions5.81 x 2.78 x 0.29 in
Weight163 g or 170 g
SIMDual SIM – Nano-SIM dual stand-by
DisplayTypeSuper AMOLED
Size5.2” or 5.7 inches (16:9 Aspect ratio)
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels (423 PPI) or 2560 x 1440 (518 PPI)
MultitouchYes
 ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass
PlatformOSFlyme OS 6.0 based on Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
ChipsetMediatek MT6757T Helio P25 – standard edition
MediaTek MT6799 Helio X30 – high edition
CPUOcta-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)
GPUMali-T880MP2
PowerVR 7XTP
MemoryCard slotNo
Capacity4GB RAM, 64GB/128GB ROM
CameraPrimaryDual rear cameras (12MP), dual LED flash
Secondary16MP
FeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, phase detection autofocus
Video2160p@30fps, 720p@120fps
SoundAlert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
LoudspeakerYes
3.5mm jackYes
CommsWLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual band
BluetoothV4.2, A2DP
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Radio
USBmicroUSB Type-C, reversible connector.
FeaturesSensorsProximity sensor, Barometer, Accelerometer, Compass, Fingerprint (front-mounted)
MessagingMMS, SMS(threaded view), IM, Email, Push Mail
BrowserHTML5
JavaNo
Battery Non-RemovableLi-ion 3000mAh battery
TechnologymCharge 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.

1 COMMENT

  1. Even though I don’t know all these Mentioned Brands But I had a Good experience With Meizu Mobiles! They come with Great Speed and Bright cameras.

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