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

Network Technology GSM / WCDMA
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bands WCDMA 900/2100
4G bands Supported
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes
Launch Announced September 2018
Status Available, released on September 2018
Body Dimension 6.10 x 2.94 x 0.30 inches
Weight 177 g
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Display Type AMOLED
Size 6.21 inches
Resolution 2248 x 1080 FHD+, 402 PPI
Multitouch Yes
  Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Platform OS Android 8.0 (Oreo); MIUI 10
Chipset Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm)
CPU 2.8GHz processor, octa-core
GPU Adreno 630
Memory Card Slot No
Capacity 6GB/8GB RAM, 128GB ROM
Camera Primary Dual: 12MP + 12MP
Secondary 20MP
Features 4-axis optical stabilizer, Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video [email protected], [email protected]/240fps
Sound Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack No
Comms WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual band
Bluetooth V5.0, A2DP, aptX HD
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Radio No
USB Type-C, 1.0
Features Sensors Infrared face recognition, in-display fingerprint, accelerometer, proximity, gyro, compass, barometer
Messaging MMS, SMS(threaded view), IM, Email
Browser HTML5
Java No
Battery  Non-Removable Li-Po 3060mAh battery
  Quick Charge Fast battery charging 18W (Quick Charge 4+)
Price $450 to $480 Sold 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.

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

Network Technology GSM / WCDMA
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bands WCDMA 900/2100
4G bands Supported
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes
Launch Announced October 2018
Status Available, released on November 2018
Body Dimensions 6.22 x 2.94 x 0.33 inches
Weight 218g
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Display Type AMOLED
Size 6.39 inches
Resolution 2340 x 1080 FHD+, 403 PPI
Multitouch Yes
  Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Platform OS Android 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 10
Chipset Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm)
CPU 2.8GHz processor, octa-core
GPU Adreno 630
Memory Card Slot No
Capacity 6GB/8GB/10GB RAM, 128GB ROM
Camera Primary Dual: 12MP + 12MP
Secondary Dual: 20MP + 2MP
Features 4-axis optical stabilizer, Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama, Dual Pixel PDAF
Video [email protected], [email protected]/960fps
Sound Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack No
Comms WiFi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual band
Bluetooth V5.0, A2DP, aptX HD
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Radio No
USB Type-C, 1.0
Features Sensors Rear fingerprint, accelerometer, proximity, gyro, compass, barometer
Messaging MMS, SMS(threaded view), IM, Email
Browser HTML5
Java No
Battery  Non-Removable Li-Po 3200mAh battery
  Quick Charge Fast 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

Network Technology GSM / WCDMA
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bands WCDMA 900/2100
4G bands Supported
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes
Launch Announced May 2018
Status Available, released on June 2018
Body Dimensions 6.10 x 2.94 x 0.30 in
Weight 175 g
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Display Type AMOLED
Size 6.21 inches
Resolution 1080 x 2248 pixels FHD+, 402 PPI
Multitouch Yes
  Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Platform OS Android 8.1 (Oreo); MIUI 10 (upgradeable to Pie)
Chipset Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm)
CPU 2.8GHz processor, octa-core
GPU Adreno 630
Memory Card Slot No
Capacity 6GB/8GB RAM, 128GB/256GB ROM
Camera Primary Dual: 12MP + 12MP
Secondary 20MP
Features 4-axis optical stabilizer, Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama, Dual Pixel PDAF
Video [email protected], [email protected]/960fps
Sound Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack No
Comms WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual band
Bluetooth V5.0, A2DP, aptX HD
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Radio No
USB Type-C, 1.0
Features Sensors Rear fingerprint, accelerometer, Infrared face recognition, proximity, gyro, compass, barometer
Messaging MMS, SMS(threaded view), IM, Email
Browser HTML5
Java No
Battery  Non-Removable Li-Po 3400mAh battery
  Quick Charge Fast battery charging 18W (Quick Charge 4+)
Price $350 to $420 Sold 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.

Full specifications

Network Technology GSM / WCDMA
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bands WCDMA 900/2100
4G bands Supported
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes
Launch Announced September 2017
Status Available, released on September 2017
Body Dimensions 6.10 x 2.94 x 0.30 in
Weight 175 g
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Display Type Diagonal
Size 5.99 inches (18:9 aspect ratio)
Resolution 2160 x 1080 FHD +, 403 PPI
Multitouch Yes
  Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Platform OS Android 7.1 (Nougat), 8.0 (Oreo); MIUI 10
Chipset Flagship Qualcomm processor – Snapdragon 835
CPU 2.45GHz processor, octa-core
GPU Adreno 540
Memory Card Slot No
Capacity 6GB RAM, 128GB ROM
Camera Primary 12MP
Secondary 5MP
Features 4-axis optical stabilizer, Two-tone flash, HDR, panorama, Dual Pixel PDAF
Video 4k video @30fps
Sound Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack No
Comms WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual band
Bluetooth V5.0, A2DP, aptX HD
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou positioning
Radio No
USB Type-C, 1.0
Features Sensors Ultrasonic proximity sensor, Gyroscope, Accelerometer, E-compass, Ambient light sensor, Vibration motor, Barometer, Hall sensor, Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Messaging MMS, SMS(threaded view), IM, Email
Browser HTML5
Java No
Battery  Non-Removable Li-Ion 3400mAh battery
  Quick Charge 9V/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

Network Technology GSM / WCDMA
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bands WCDMA 900/2100
4G bands FDD-LTE : B1, B3, B5, B8, TDD-LTE : B40, B41(120MHz)
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes
Launch Announced August 2018
Status Available. Released in August 2018
Body Dimensions 6.12 x 2.96 x .35 inches
Weight 182 g
SIM Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.18 inches (18.7:9 aspect ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2246 pixels
Multitouch Yes
  Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Platform OS Android 8.1 Oreo, up to Android Pie 9.0`
Chipset Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 845
CPU Octa-core
GPU Adreno 630
Memory Card Slot Uses SIM slot (up to 256GB)
Capacity 6GB/8GB RAM, 64GB/128GB/256GB ROM
Camera Primary Dual: 12MP + 5MP main camera, Dual LED flash
Secondary 20MP
Features Autofocus, face detection, HDR
Video [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]
Sound Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Comms WiFi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual band
Bluetooth V5.0, A2DP
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Radio Yes
USB Type-C, 2.0
Features Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), Infrared face recognition, gyro, accelerometer, compass, proximity
Messaging MMS, SMS(threaded view), IM, Email
Browser HTML5
Java No
Battery  Non-Removable Li-Po 4000mAh battery
  Quick Charge Yes – 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.

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

Full specification

Network Technology GSM / WCDMA
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bands WCDMA 900/2100
4G bands Supported
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes
Launch Announced July 2018
Status Available, released on July 2018
Body Dimensions 6.10 x 2.94 x 0.30 in
Weight 175 g
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Display Type Diagonal
Size 5.99 inches (18:9 aspect ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels FHD +, 403 PPI
Multitouch Yes
  Protection Corning Gorilla Glass
Platform OS Android 8.0 (Oreo), Android One
Chipset Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660
CPU 2.45GHz processor, octa-core
GPU Adreno 512
Memory Card Slot No
Capacity 4GB/6GB RAM, 32GB/64GB/128GB ROM
Camera Primary 12MP + 20MP
Secondary 20MP
Features Dual-flash, Auto-HDR, panorama, PDAF
Video [email protected], [email protected]
Sound Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack No
Comms WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual band
Bluetooth V5.0, A2DP, aptX HD
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou positioning
Radio No
USB Type-C, 1.0 reversible, 2.0
Features Sensors Ultrasonic proximity sensor, Gyro, Accelerometer, E-compass, Ambient light sensor, Vibration motor, Barometer, Hall sensor, Fingerprint (rear-mount)
Messaging MMS, SMS(threaded view), IM, Email
Browser HTML5
Java No
Battery  Non-Removable Li-Po 3000mAh battery
  Quick Charge Quick 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

Network Technology GSM / WCDMA
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bands WCDMA 900/2100
4G bands Supported
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes
Launch Announced July 2018
Status Available, released on July 2018
Body Dimensions 6.10 x 2.94 x 0.30 in
Weight 221h
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Display Type AMOLED
Size 6.9 inches (18:9 aspect ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels FHD +, 403 PPI
Multi-touch Yes
  Protection NA
Platform OS Android 8.0 (Oreo), MiUI 9.5
Chipset Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636 (14 nm)
CPU 1.8GHz high-speed processor, octa-core
GPU Adreno 509
Memory Card Slot No
Capacity 4GB/6GB RAM, 64GB/128GB ROM
Camera Primary 12MP + 5MP
Secondary 8MP
Features Dual-flash, Auto-HDR, panorama, PDAF
Video [email protected], 720p/[email protected] (gyro-EIS)
Sound Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack No
Comms WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual band
Bluetooth V5.0, A2DP, aptX HD
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou positioning
Radio FM Radio
USB Type-C, 1.0 reversible
Features Sensors Gyro, Accelerometer, E-compass, Ambient light sensor, Barometer, Fingerprint (rear-mount)
Messaging MMS, SMS(threaded view), IM, Email
Browser HTML5
Java No
Battery  Non-Removable Li-Ion 5500 mAh battery
  Quick Charge Quick 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.

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

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