These are the Top Best Xiaomi Phones Money can Buy in 2019

In the past five years, The Xiaomi brand has witnessed a meteoric rise to prominence among the ranks of top smartphone manufacturers. Currently sitting as the 5th largest manufacturer of smartphones, Xiaomi has a list of smartphones that are favorites among consumers.

The secret of the Chinese phone makers success is not hidden. The company’s commitment to making just 5% profit on its hardware’s has made their smartphones affordable. All Xiaomi smartphones come at prices lower than the competition, and they offer the same or even better specifications.

Although there are still smartphones from other brands that are Superior to Xiaomi phone’s, such phones are becoming fewer each year.

the Top Best Xiaomi Phones to Buy in 2019

The Xiaomi brand started in China, supplying consumers with phones without the traditional advertising fee added to the cost. Xiaomi adopted an online distribution strategy before gradually opening brick and mortar stores.

Today you can find Xiaomi phones in most regions of the world. You can find Xiaomi in the UK, some European and African countries. The brand is dominantly present in Asia, and there are plans underway to enter the US market.

This section of today’s post puts together a list of the top bestselling Xiaomi smartphones, their full specification, and prices.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro

Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro

Mi 8 Pro is one of Xiaomi’s best offering at the moment. The flagship device sports impressive features all-around. From its powerful Snapdragon processor to its impressive RAM size, innovative, in-depth fingerprint, and high-res capture Lenses.

The Mi 8 Pro is a great offer, and its pricing makes it even more attractive. Mi 8 Pro undercuts it’s competition in terms of pricing to value ratio. This Xiaomi device runs on Android Oreo (8.1) along with MiUI 10.1.

Interestingly, the Mi 8 Pro is designed with Gorilla Glass 5 and the aluminum frame (7000 series); it is a sturdy and durable device you can own.

Full specifications

NetworkTechnologyGSM / WCDMA
2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bandsWCDMA 900/2100
4G bandsSupported
GPRSYes
EDGEYes
LaunchAnnouncedSeptember 2018
StatusAvailable, released on September 2018
BodyDimension6.10 x 2.94 x 0.30 inches
Weight177 g
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
DisplayTypeAMOLED
Size6.21 inches
Resolution2248 x 1080 FHD+, 402 PPI
MultitouchYes
 ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 5
PlatformOSAndroid 8.0 (Oreo); MIUI 10
ChipsetQualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm)
CPU2.8GHz processor, octa-core
GPUAdreno 630
MemoryCard SlotNo
Capacity6GB/8GB RAM, 128GB ROM
CameraPrimaryDual: 12MP + 12MP
Secondary20MP
Features4-axis optical stabilizer, Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video2160p@60fps, 1080p@30/240fps
SoundAlert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
LoudspeakerYes
3.5mm jackNo
CommsWLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual band
BluetoothV5.0, A2DP, aptX HD
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
RadioNo
USBType-C, 1.0
FeaturesSensorsInfrared face recognition, in-display fingerprint, accelerometer, proximity, gyro, compass, barometer
MessagingMMS, SMS(threaded view), IM, Email
BrowserHTML5
JavaNo
Battery Non-RemovableLi-Po 3060mAh battery
 Quick ChargeFast battery charging 18W (Quick Charge 4+)
Price$450 to $480Sold on Amazon, Aliexpress, Gearbest, etc.

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3

Xiaomi concentrated more on the visual experience of its customer when designing this flagship. The Mi Mix 3 is equipped with full-screen display, Quad HD resolution, and great cameras to match.

Inside this device lies Qualcomm’s chipset coupled with a large capacity, dynamic RAM. Mi Mix three may be called a phablet because the screen is quite big; however, you’ll feel comfortable holding on to this device.

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Also, because this device features an all-screen display, the selfie camera is designed to pop up when triggered manually. At $559, this device is quite a great buy. See the full specifications below.

Full specifications

NetworkTechnologyGSM / WCDMA
2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bandsWCDMA 900/2100
4G bandsSupported
GPRSYes
EDGEYes
LaunchAnnouncedOctober 2018
StatusAvailable, released on November 2018
BodyDimensions6.22 x 2.94 x 0.33 inches
Weight218g
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
DisplayTypeAMOLED
Size6.39 inches
Resolution2340 x 1080 FHD+, 403 PPI
MultitouchYes
 ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 5
PlatformOSAndroid 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 10
ChipsetQualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm)
CPU2.8GHz processor, octa-core
GPUAdreno 630
MemoryCard SlotNo
Capacity6GB/8GB/10GB RAM, 128GB ROM
CameraPrimaryDual: 12MP + 12MP
SecondaryDual: 20MP + 2MP
Features4-axis optical stabilizer, Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama, Dual Pixel PDAF
Video2160p@60fps, 1080p@30/960fps
SoundAlert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
LoudspeakerYes
3.5mm jackNo
CommsWiFiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual band
BluetoothV5.0, A2DP, aptX HD
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
RadioNo
USBType-C, 1.0
FeaturesSensorsRear fingerprint, accelerometer, proximity, gyro, compass, barometer
MessagingMMS, SMS(threaded view), IM, Email
BrowserHTML5
JavaNo
Battery Non-RemovableLi-Po 3200mAh battery
 Quick ChargeFast battery charging 18W (Quick Charge 3.0)

Xiaomi Mi 8

Xiaomi Mi 8

This device is the standard variant of the Mi 8 Pro above. The two devices feature quite a lot of similarities because they are the same model.

However, as the lesser version, Xiaomi Mi 8 retails at a price lower than Mi 8 Pro, and it comes with a few downgrades in terms of the RAM capacity and display.

Mi 8 plateaus with a wide 18.7:9 AMOLED display, plus a cool new 3D Face recognition. This is a solid 4G smartphone bundled with a set of effective chips, powered by superior battery, and runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo).

Full specs

NetworkTechnologyGSM / WCDMA
2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bandsWCDMA 900/2100
4G bandsSupported
GPRSYes
EDGEYes
LaunchAnnouncedMay 2018
StatusAvailable, released on June 2018
BodyDimensions6.10 x 2.94 x 0.30 in
Weight175 g
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
DisplayTypeAMOLED
Size6.21 inches
Resolution1080 x 2248 pixels FHD+, 402 PPI
MultitouchYes
 ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 5
PlatformOSAndroid 8.1 (Oreo); MIUI 10 (upgradeable to Pie)
ChipsetQualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm)
CPU2.8GHz processor, octa-core
GPUAdreno 630
MemoryCard SlotNo
Capacity6GB/8GB RAM, 128GB/256GB ROM
CameraPrimaryDual: 12MP + 12MP
Secondary20MP
Features4-axis optical stabilizer, Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama, Dual Pixel PDAF
Video2160p@60fps, 1080p@30/960fps
SoundAlert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
LoudspeakerYes
3.5mm jackNo
CommsWLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual band
BluetoothV5.0, A2DP, aptX HD
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
RadioNo
USBType-C, 1.0
FeaturesSensorsRear fingerprint, accelerometer, Infrared face recognition, proximity, gyro, compass, barometer
MessagingMMS, SMS(threaded view), IM, Email
BrowserHTML5
JavaNo
Battery Non-RemovableLi-Po 3400mAh battery
 Quick ChargeFast battery charging 18W (Quick Charge 4+)
Price$350 to $420Sold on Amazon, Aliexpress, Gearbest, etc.

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2

The Mi Mix 2 stands out as a fantastic smartphone model from Xiaomi; it sports a slew of cool features that make it compelling to buy.

This Xiaomi smartphone model supports wireless charging feature, as well as come with a set of fast processors, AI-powered dual cameras, impressive battery capacity, and quite other exciting stuff.

Inside the hood lies a combination of 8GB RAM/256GB ROM or 6GB RAM/128GB ROM, depending on the variant you choose. Mi Mix 2 flaunts a ceramic, mirror case which causes it to glitter and look attractive.

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Full specifications

NetworkTechnologyGSM / WCDMA
2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bandsWCDMA 900/2100
4G bandsSupported
GPRSYes
EDGEYes
LaunchAnnouncedSeptember 2017
StatusAvailable, released on September 2017
BodyDimensions6.10 x 2.94 x 0.30 in
Weight175 g
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
DisplayTypeDiagonal
Size5.99 inches (18:9 aspect ratio)
Resolution2160 x 1080 FHD +, 403 PPI
MultitouchYes
 ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 5
PlatformOSAndroid 7.1 (Nougat), 8.0 (Oreo); MIUI 10
ChipsetFlagship Qualcomm processor – Snapdragon 835
CPU2.45GHz processor, octa-core
GPUAdreno 540
MemoryCard SlotNo
Capacity6GB RAM, 128GB ROM
CameraPrimary12MP
Secondary5MP
Features4-axis optical stabilizer, Two-tone flash, HDR, panorama, Dual Pixel PDAF
Video4k video @30fps
SoundAlert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
LoudspeakerYes
3.5mm jackNo
CommsWLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual band
BluetoothV5.0, A2DP, aptX HD
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou positioning
RadioNo
USBType-C, 1.0
FeaturesSensorsUltrasonic proximity sensor, Gyroscope, Accelerometer, E-compass, Ambient light sensor, Vibration motor, Barometer, Hall sensor, Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
MessagingMMS, SMS(threaded view), IM, Email
BrowserHTML5
JavaNo
Battery Non-RemovableLi-Ion 3400mAh battery
 Quick Charge9V/2A Quick Charge 3.0

Xiaomi Pocophone F1

Xiaomi Pocophone F1

Priced at $329.99, Xiaomi Pocophone F1 is an absolute steal. Xiaomi made an effort to outdo themselves with the device; packing in high-end specifications for a mid-range device is just brilliant for its cost-conscious consumers.

If you have your eye on the Mi 8 or Mi 8 Pro but don’t have sufficient budget to purchase one of them, then Pocophone F1 should be your best option.

The features available on this device are top of the par, and it stands out over its competitors.

Full specifications

NetworkTechnologyGSM / WCDMA
2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bandsWCDMA 900/2100
4G bandsFDD-LTE : B1, B3, B5, B8, TDD-LTE : B40, B41(120MHz)
GPRSYes
EDGEYes
LaunchAnnouncedAugust 2018
StatusAvailable. Released in August 2018
BodyDimensions6.12 x 2.96 x .35 inches
Weight182 g
SIMHybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
DisplayTypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size6.18 inches (18.7:9 aspect ratio)
Resolution1080 x 2246 pixels
MultitouchYes
 ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 5
PlatformOSAndroid 8.1 Oreo, up to Android Pie 9.0`
ChipsetQualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 845
CPUOcta-core
GPUAdreno 630
MemoryCard SlotUses SIM slot (up to 256GB)
Capacity6GB/8GB RAM, 64GB/128GB/256GB ROM
CameraPrimaryDual: 12MP + 5MP main camera, Dual LED flash
Secondary20MP
FeaturesAutofocus, face detection, HDR
Video2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30fps
SoundAlert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
LoudspeakerYes
3.5mm jackYes
CommsWiFiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual band
BluetoothV5.0, A2DP
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
RadioYes
USBType-C, 2.0
FeaturesSensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted), Infrared face recognition, gyro, accelerometer, compass, proximity
MessagingMMS, SMS(threaded view), IM, Email
BrowserHTML5
JavaNo
Battery Non-RemovableLi-Po 4000mAh battery
 Quick ChargeYes – Quick Charge 3.0 – charging 18W

Xiaomi Mi A2 SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm)

Xiaomi Mi A2SDM660 Snapdragon

For Xiaomi customers looking for near stock Android smartphones that are low-priced, yet stocked with most cutting-edge specs, the Mi A2 smartphone is recommended.

This device is an Android one packed with decent specifications and quite impressive features. The rear and selfie cameras are pretty amazing, and also, thanks to the vivid, colorful display, everything you view on the screen of this device seems very realistic.

Also, the 6GB RAM combined with SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm) makes this device an ideal for mobile gamers, as it could play any game seamlessly; including online games with less buffering.

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The price ranges from $200 to $250, depending on the store you’re buying it from.

Full specification

NetworkTechnologyGSM / WCDMA
2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bandsWCDMA 900/2100
4G bandsSupported
GPRSYes
EDGEYes
LaunchAnnouncedJuly 2018
StatusAvailable, released on July 2018
BodyDimensions6.10 x 2.94 x 0.30 in
Weight175 g
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
DisplayTypeDiagonal
Size5.99 inches (18:9 aspect ratio)
Resolution1080 x 2160 pixels FHD +, 403 PPI
MultitouchYes
 ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass
PlatformOSAndroid 8.0 (Oreo), Android One
ChipsetQualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660
CPU2.45GHz processor, octa-core
GPUAdreno 512
MemoryCard SlotNo
Capacity4GB/6GB RAM, 32GB/64GB/128GB ROM
CameraPrimary12MP + 20MP
Secondary20MP
FeaturesDual-flash, Auto-HDR, panorama, PDAF
Video2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
SoundAlert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
LoudspeakerYes
3.5mm jackNo
CommsWLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual band
BluetoothV5.0, A2DP, aptX HD
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou positioning
RadioNo
USBType-C, 1.0 reversible, 2.0
FeaturesSensorsUltrasonic proximity sensor, Gyro, Accelerometer, E-compass, Ambient light sensor, Vibration motor, Barometer, Hall sensor, Fingerprint (rear-mount)
MessagingMMS, SMS(threaded view), IM, Email
BrowserHTML5
JavaNo
Battery Non-RemovableLi-Po 3000mAh battery
 Quick ChargeQuick Charge 3.0 (18W)

Xiaomi Mi Max 3

Xiaomi Mi Max 3

Holding the Mi Max 3 give you similar feeling like you’re carrying a tablet device. It is quite a big screen device sold at a considerate price and packed with specifications you may not have thought will be available on such a smartphone at its expense.

It spots dual rear cameras which are AI-Powered, plus a well specced front snapper for capturing stunning wide-angle selfies. The display has 18:9 aspect ratio in a 6.9″ screen.

Also, this smartphone’s display supports vivid, high-resolution pixels to provide every view in precise details. Also, the battery that powers this device is a 5500mAH battery.

With such a high capacity monster battery, you can go for days without having to charge the device or use a mobile power bank. It is moderately priced at $215 to $285, depending on the store.

Full specifications

NetworkTechnologyGSM / WCDMA
2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bandsWCDMA 900/2100
4G bandsSupported
GPRSYes
EDGEYes
LaunchAnnouncedJuly 2018
StatusAvailable, released on July 2018
BodyDimensions6.10 x 2.94 x 0.30 in
Weight221h
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
DisplayTypeAMOLED
Size6.9 inches (18:9 aspect ratio)
Resolution1080 x 2160 pixels FHD +, 403 PPI
Multi-touchYes
 ProtectionNA
PlatformOSAndroid 8.0 (Oreo), MiUI 9.5
ChipsetQualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636 (14 nm)
CPU1.8GHz high-speed processor, octa-core
GPUAdreno 509
MemoryCard SlotNo
Capacity4GB/6GB RAM, 64GB/128GB ROM
CameraPrimary12MP + 5MP
Secondary8MP
FeaturesDual-flash, Auto-HDR, panorama, PDAF
Video2160p@30fps, 720p/1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS)
SoundAlert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
LoudspeakerYes
3.5mm jackNo
CommsWLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual band
BluetoothV5.0, A2DP, aptX HD
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou positioning
RadioFM Radio
USBType-C, 1.0 reversible
FeaturesSensorsGyro, Accelerometer, E-compass, Ambient light sensor, Barometer, Fingerprint (rear-mount)
MessagingMMS, SMS(threaded view), IM, Email
BrowserHTML5
JavaNo
Battery Non-RemovableLi-Ion 5500 mAh battery
 Quick ChargeQuick Charge 3.0 (18W)

Wrap Up:

While newer and better Xiaomi smartphones are always released timely, these are the best Xiaomi phones your money can buy right now. They’re bestselling, comes with top-notched specs, price, and features. You can buy them from Amazon, Gearbest, Aliexpress, and other top online shopping websites.

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3 COMMENTS

  1. Thanks for the review.
    I would include in the category of budget
    Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 6/64GB

    Want to know more?
    smartphone with Android 9.0
    support for two SIM-cards
    screen 6.3″, resolution 2340×1080
    dual camera 48 MP/5 MP, autofocus
    64 GB memory, memory card slot
    3G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, GLONASS
    6 GB of RAM
    Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 Processor
    Number of processor cores 8
    battery 4000 mA * h
    weight 186 g, 75 Schucht.21×159.21×8.10 mm

    • Thanks for your kind contribution, Yury. It’s very much appreciated.

  2. Manish Ladhania

    Thank you.
    What an Amazing list of Xiaomi Mi phones. I’m thinking of buying Poco f1.

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