Top 10 best dual SIM Android smartphones


China remains the market to look when purchasing a dual sim Android Smartphone. There are 1000’s of top dual sim phones available in China, however we have managed to narrow down a list of just 10 which we think are worth buying.

How we choose these top 10 dual SIM Android smartphones

These phones have been chosen to fit a criteria which includes;

  • Value for money,
  • Ease of availability.
  • Design and build quality.
  • WCDMA 3G support.

Most importantly though we have only listed phones which we ourselves would be more than happy to buy and run as our daily devices.

Star HD5000

star hd5000

Most of our time at GizChina is spent either searching the Chinese news and tech sites to uncover the best China has to offer. This explains why we don’t tend to report on Star phones very often as this small Chinese brand has always focussed on international markets.

The Star HD5000 is a phone which many had hoped would have made it on to previous ‘Best ‘ lists, and after going over the specifications and speaking to people who have the phone we can’t think of a reason not to included it here.

Costing from as little as $150 (that’s international reseller price), the dual SIM Star HD5000 packs a 5-inch 720p display, quad-core 1.3Ghz MT6582 processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB of internal memory, SD card support, dual-SIM, WIFI, Bluetooth and GPS. Physically the Star HD5000 looks very much like the iNew V3, but has a larger 2500mAh battery, unfortunately that larger battery comes at the expense of the main camera which is just a 5 mega-pixel unit interpolated to 10 mega-pixels. Still at this price, and this design, the Star is a very capable dual-sim Android smartphone.

Xiaomi Hongmi

xiaomi hongmi taiwan

The Xiaomi Hongmi (now known as the Redmi) has been on the market for around 12 months now and is due to be replaced with a rumoured octacore phone. Even at 12 months old the Xiaomi Redmi is still one of the best dual SIM Android phones money can buy and deals are getting better all the time.

The Redmi has a 4.7-inch 1280 x 720p display, 1GB RAM, 1.5Ghz MT6589T quad-core processor, 4GB internal memory, SD memory expansion, dual SIM support and 8 mega-pixel Samsung rear camera. The Xiaomi Hongmi also ships with MIUI V5, Xiaomi’s own ROM, which is updated on a regular basis. If you are in the market for the Hongmi ensure that you buy the WCDMA model as other version offer just TD-SCDMA or CDMA support.

iOcean X7HD

iocean x7 hero

The iOcean X7HD takes the winning formula of last years flagship iOcean X7 and remixes it with a 720p display and lower cost quad-core MT6582 processor. The result is a phone which looks as good as the original flagship device from last year but costs significantly less.

Other features of the iOcean X7HD include the 5-inch display, 1GB RAM, options for either 2000 or 3000mAh battery, and 8 mega-pixel rear camera. Of course the phone also has WIFI, GPS, Bluetooth, micro SD and dual SIM support and is easily available online for around $170.

JiaYu G5 / G4

jiayu g4 phone specifications

The JiaYu G4 and G5 have both been available online for months now. The G4 was one of the first quad-core MT6589 phones to hit the market last year, and the G5 is one of the best made Chinese phones of recent time with a full stainless steel body.

jiayu g5 review

Both phones have near identical specifications and come with a range of options, but the ones to go for are the 2GB RAM version with 1.5Ghz MT6589T processor. Each model has the option for a larger battery and they both ship with a 13 mega-pixel rear camera and wonderful 720p HD display.

JiaYu phones also enjoy good 3rd party ROM support with even Xiaomi releasing an official MIUI V5 ROM for the phones.

Huawei Honor 3C 2GB

huawei honour 3c wcdma

The only reason we aren’t listing the 1GB version of the Huawei Honor 3C in our list of top dual SIM phones is due to the fact that the WCDMA model has yet to be released. The 2GB RAM version of the Huawei Honor 3C will go on sale in China in the next few days, so we can expect to see resellers around the world offering the phone in a few weeks time.

The Huawei Honor 3C enjoys a 720p display, 8 mega-pixel F2.0 rear camera, 1.3Ghz quad-core MT6582 processor and all the usual Android phone features. Pricing outside China hasn’t been set, but we can predict this top dual SIM phone will cost around $190.

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CoolPad 7298A HD

coolpad

CoolPad phones are usually unique to China Mobile TD-SCDMA 3G network, but the recently announced CooPad 7929A HD will ship with WCDMA 3G support from the start which is just what most users outside of China require.

Measuring in at 5.5-inch the 7298A is one of the latest phone on the list and also gets a rather smart narrow bezel design with holographic rear panel similar the LG Nexus 4.

Hardware is similar to other phone on the list and includes a 1.3Ghz quad-core MT6582 processor, 1GB RAM, 4GB memory expandable with a micro SD card, and 2500mAh battery. Pricing in China is 1199 Yuan.

Zopo ZP998

zopo zp998 review

The first phone to launch with an octacore MT6592 Mediatek processor, the Zopo ZP998 is possibly the best value phone in the current Zopo line-up. While most of Zopo’s low-mid range phones suffer from low-resolution display, the ZP998 is a true flagship device and quite affordable too.

Hardware includes a 5.5-inch 1920 x 1080 FHD display which can be uses when wearing gloves, up to 2GB RAM, 14 mega-pixel rear camera, and some nice built-in gesture controls. If the Zopo ZP998 is a little on the large size for you the Zopo ZP980+ also looks like a great dual SIM phone with similar hardware but smaller 5-inch FHD display.

iNew V3

inew v3 review

The iNew V3 has been such a surprise phone this year, and everyone who has used or reviewed the device has been really impressed by the design, build-quality and specifications the phone offers.

What’s more iNew have been quite active in listening to customers and have been rolling out updates to the phone with added feature and enhancements. Hardware on the iNew includes a quad-core MT6582 processor, 1GB RAM, 13 mega-pixel rear camera, 5-inch OGS 720p display and great looking design. Our only issue with the iNew is the small battery, but carrying a spare or a USB wire easily solves this and the phone really is a joy to use.

Elephone P7

elephone p7

Elephone are another phone maker who are more focussed on bringing it’s products to customers outside of China. The Elephone P7 is their second smartphone since the original P6 but has a more unique design.

From the official website the Elephone P7 can be seen in a number of colour options including black with red highlights, white and red plus white and gold. The display is a lower resolution 960 x 540 5.5-inch panel, but the rest of the hardware is comparable to other dual SIM phones listed, 1.3Ghz quad-core processor, 1GB RAM, 8 mega-pixel camera and 2300mAh battery.

The Elephone P7 costs around $140 and there is also a P7 Mini with 5-inch display and similar specs for a slightly lower price.

TCL Idol X+

tcl idol X+ hero

Last but not least we have the TCL Idol X+, another octacore flagship Mediatek phone, but this time with a more potent 2.0Ghz clock speed. The rest of the TCL Idol X+ hardware is of a similar calibre and includes 2GB RAM, 5-inch IPS FHD display, 13 mega-pixel main camera, 2500mAH battery, micro SD card slot and even has a range of bluetooth wearable companion devices designed to be used with it.

The TCL IdolX+ is the official name of the phone here in China which is also available on reseller sites, but the phone is also available under the Alcatel brand outside of China.

Top 10 best dual SIM Android smartphones

Well those are our picks for top 10 best dual SIM Android smartphones, are there any other phones which you would have liked to seen on the list? Let us know in the comments section below.

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119 Comments

  1. trolleyfan
    February 14, 2014

    Lenovo S650 is another nice phone with great design

  2. toioioio
    February 14, 2014

    No umi x3?

    • February 14, 2014

      It hasn’t officially luanched or gone on sale yet.

  3. zedascouves
    February 14, 2014

    YES! Thank you! I’ve been needing a list like this for months! Will it be updated or redone in a few months, when 2014’s phone line up start to be released? Maybe with some octacores already included? 😀

  4. leng
    February 14, 2014

    how about neken nx?

    • highwind
      February 14, 2014

      neken nx is the same as iocean x7 (just with other firmware)

  5. Luke
    February 14, 2014

    Can’t really seem to find any info on the CoolPad 7298A from international sellers… Is it available already? BTW there’s a typo in the article CooPad 7929A HD

    Would be nice to get an overview of the best phones that support WCDMA 900/2100Mhz for international readers outside of the US:-)

  6. inez blafla
    February 14, 2014

    WCDMA 3G capabilites yes, but not all the phones are fully compatible everywhere; check individual phone’s bands, they vary and conditions are very different region/country by region/country…

    • February 14, 2014

      There aren’t many phones which are compatible everywhere, sorry

  7. highwind
    February 14, 2014

    Finally the Star HD5000! 😀

  8. iuva23
    February 14, 2014

    Why not ZTE Nubia Z5S Mini???

    • February 14, 2014

      Not that easy to get hold of at the moment. It is a stunning phone if you can get one though!

      • mfmx
        February 15, 2014

        ZTE (and by extension, Nubia) has a really bad retail prescence in China (in Beijing, Shanghai and even in Shenzhen HuaQianBei). However, Nubia Z5S Mini is easily available from the shops selling Chinese phones internationally.

        Although, it’s not a dual-SIM phone.

  9. Kez
    February 14, 2014

    I’m afraid that there is one mistake in the text – as far as I know TCL Idol X+ don’t have micro SD card slot, and only 16 GB version is available right now.

  10. trolleyfan
    February 14, 2014

    Lenovo S650 is another nice phone with great design

  11. Stefan Żeromski
    February 14, 2014

    Andi! I have a question, last time in topic about best phones under 190% you wrote that WCDMA version of Coolpad F1 is in works. How do You know that? I haven’t seen simmilar info in web. Cheers!

    • February 14, 2014

      I think it was mentioned by one of CoolPads execs at the launch

  12. toioioio
    February 14, 2014

    No umi x3?

    • Andi Sykes
      February 15, 2014

      It hasn’t officially luanched or gone on sale yet.

  13. zedascouves
    February 14, 2014

    YES! Thank you! I’ve been needing a list like this for months! Will it be updated or redone in a few months, when 2014’s phone line up start to be released? Maybe with some octacores already included? 😀

  14. Guest
    February 14, 2014

    how about neken nx?

    • provokanter Tabellenführer
      February 14, 2014

      neken nx is the same as iocean x7 (just with other firmware)

  15. Guest
    February 14, 2014

    Can’t really seem to find any info on the CoolPad 7298A from international sellers… Is it available already? BTW there’s a typo in the article CooPad 7929A HD

    Would be nice to get an overview of the best phones that support WCDMA 900/2100Mhz for international readers outside of the US:-)

  16. inez blafla
    February 14, 2014

    WCDMA 3G capabilites yes, but not all the phones are fully compatible everywhere; check individual phone’s bands, they vary and conditions are very different region/country by region/country…

    • Andi Sykes
      February 15, 2014

      There aren’t many phones which are compatible everywhere, sorry

  17. provokanter Tabellenführer
    February 14, 2014

    Finally the Star HD5000! 😀

  18. Guest
    February 14, 2014

    Why not ZTE Nubia Z5S Mini???

    • Andi Sykes
      February 15, 2014

      Not that easy to get hold of at the moment. It is a stunning phone if you can get one though!

    • mfmx
      February 15, 2014

      ZTE (and by extension, Nubia) has a really bad retail prescence in China (in Beijing, Shanghai and even in Shenzhen HuaQianBei). However, Nubia Z5S Mini is easily available from the shops selling Chinese phones internationally.

      Although, it’s not a dual-SIM phone.

  19. Kez
    February 14, 2014

    I’m afraid that there is one mistake in the text – as far as I know TCL Idol X+ don’t have micro SD card slot, and only 16 GB version is available right now.

  20. Allanitomwesh
    February 14, 2014

    Nice list Andi,the Coolpad fails your criteria [Ease of availability] but that’s only one. I would have liked to see Newman K2 and Neo N003 on the list,they are still good buys for someone wanting dual sim. Good job though.

  21. Luke
    February 14, 2014

    Anyone an opinion on the iOcean x7HD vs Zopo zp780?

    Both have similar specs and pricing. How do the two phones measure up in terms of brand reputation, custom rom support, built quality, etc.

  22. Stefan Żeromski
    February 14, 2014

    Andi! I have a question, last time in topic about best phones under 190% you wrote that WCDMA version of Coolpad F1 is in works. How do You know that? I haven’t seen simmilar info in web. Cheers!

    • Andi Sykes
      February 15, 2014

      I think it was mentioned by one of CoolPads execs at the launch

  23. Jeff Nield
    February 14, 2014

    Would be very helpful to have a signal strength test done on the phones in review. My last Chimobile Pomp W99 was woeful when travelling in the train I had strength signal of 3 bars but could not get any response from the phone. No out or in calls could be made this because the antenna is too small and is attached via contacts on the back case. A big disappointment when all the other riders were happily chatting away on their phones in front of me. Not even able to receive music dam what a waste that one was. So I ask if we could get some indication. I would be happy to test these on the trains here and report back if it could be arranged as this is going to be the killer for Chinese phones in Australia.

    • mfmx
      February 17, 2014

      Huawei would be your best bet, they actually know how mobile networks work… Huawei Honor 2 had better reception than LG Optimus G or Galaxy S3 LTE when I tested it before.

      • Jeff Nield
        March 27, 2014

        Thanks for the reply I didn’t realize there had been any. I would love to see reception and transmission strength tests done as I know this will improve the over quality of Chinese mobiles internationally.

  24. Albert
    February 14, 2014

    The best value for money octacore phone is iOcean X7S with WCDMA 900/2100MHz support!

  25. Allanitomwesh
    February 14, 2014

    Nice list Andi,the Coolpad fails your criteria [Ease of availability] but that’s only one. I would have liked to see Newman K2 and Neo N003 on the list,they are still good buys for someone wanting dual sim. Good job though.

  26. Guest
    February 14, 2014

    Anyone an opinion on the iOcean x7HD vs Zopo zp780?

    Both have similar specs and pricing. How do the two phones measure up in terms of brand reputation, custom rom support, built quality, etc.

  27. Wilder
    February 14, 2014

    What about Lenovo vibe z????? Its the best dualsim smartphone and isn’t here….

    • Георги Ангелов
      February 15, 2014

      Lenovo K910 is the only chinese smartphone with Dual Sim Fully Active. All others smartphones dont deserve any attention, because they are just Dual Stand-by.

  28. Miyagin
    February 14, 2014

    Lenovo k910 Vibe z is the killer!!!

    • nidget
      March 11, 2014

      Dual SIM ?

  29. Jeff Nield
    February 14, 2014

    Would be very helpful to have a signal strength test done on the phones in review. My last Chimobile Pomp W99 was woeful when travelling in the train I had strength signal of 3 bars but could not get any response from the phone. No out or in calls could be made this because the antenna is too small and is attached via contacts on the back case. A big disappointment when all the other riders were happily chatting away on their phones in front of me. Not even able to receive music dam what a waste that one was. So I ask if we could get some indication. I would be happy to test these on the trains here and report back if it could be arranged as this is going to be the killer for Chinese phones in Australia.

    • mfmx
      February 17, 2014

      Huawei would be your best bet, they actually know how mobile networks work… Huawei Honor 2 had better reception than LG Optimus G or Galaxy S3 LTE when I tested it before.

    • Jeff Nield
      March 27, 2014

      Thanks for the reply I didn’t realize there had been any. I would love to see reception and transmission strength tests done as I know this will improve the over quality of Chinese mobiles internationally.

  30. Guest
    February 14, 2014

    The best value for money octacore phone is iOcean X7S with WCDMA 900/2100MHz support!

  31. Bassem Alghiety
    February 14, 2014

    What about Vivo x3 and Xplay ?

    • February 14, 2014

      Vivo X3 is TDSCDMA only, Xplay is single sim

  32. Guest
    February 14, 2014

    What about Lenovo vibe z????? Its the best dualsim smartphone and isn’t here….

    • Георги Ангелов
      February 15, 2014

      Lenovo K910 is the only chinese smartphone with Dual Sim Fully Active. All others smartphones dont deserve any attention, because they are just Dual Stand-by.

  33. Guest
    February 14, 2014

    Lenovo k910 Vibe z is the killer!!!

    • Guest
      March 11, 2014

      Dual SIM ?

  34. Jonesy
    February 14, 2014

    Please, somebody help me!!! I’m starting to think that there is no Dual Sim Smartphone with MHL or Mini-HDMI (yes, I want to output the video signal from my Smartphone to a HD tv, (to see things bigger once in while, play games and watch videos, and yes, surfing the internet on a bigger tv screen) BESIDES those very expensive models, such as Galaxy 4 (dual sim version), Galaxy note 2(dual sim version), Galaxy Note 3(dual sim version) and a very few others (ALL VERY expensive models), SO, i’m asking here: Is there a chinese Smartphone (or even no chinese) with decent specs that have TV output (MHL or mini-hdmi)? Thank you vey much in advanced, nice people! And by the way, of course I want to conect mouse and keyboard as well, do you guys think it’s possible? Thanks again!

    • bgd
      February 15, 2014

      Hey ! Come on: Neo N003 🙂 search Youtube for Neo n003 HDMi demo
      Or go here:
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-Y2rNcQ3U0

      I bought my Neo n003 (all 5 of them) right from Bloomberg Miki, the one that uploaded the video 🙂

      • Jonesy
        February 17, 2014

        Thank you so much for helping me! God bless you.

    • bgd
      February 15, 2014

      Neo n003 haves great MHL
      I used it may times!
      And some other brands have WifiDisplay..but i did not test that..

  35. Bassem Alghiety
    February 14, 2014

    What about Vivo x3 and Xplay ?

    • Andi Sykes
      February 14, 2014

      Vivo X3 is TDSCDMA only, Xplay is single sim

  36. February 14, 2014

    I don’t trust star anymore :-(, sure, in two years it can be a better (generic?) manufacturer but I let other try the risk.

  37. Guest
    February 15, 2014

    Please, somebody help me!!! I’m starting to think that there is no Dual Sim Smartphone with MHL or Mini-HDMI (yes, I want to output the video signal from my Smartphone to a HD tv, (to see things bigger once in while, play games and watch videos, and yes, surfing the internet on a bigger tv screen) BESIDES those very expensive models, such as Galaxy 4 (dual sim version), Galaxy note 2(dual sim version), Galaxy Note 3(dual sim version) and a very few others (ALL VERY expensive models), SO, i’m asking here: Is there a chinese Smartphone (or even no chinese) with decent specs that have TV output (MHL or mini-hdmi)? Thank you vey much in advanced, nice people! And by the way, of course I want to conect mouse and keyboard as well, do you guys think it’s possible? Thanks again!

    • Guest
      February 15, 2014

      Hey ! Come on: Neo N003 🙂 search Youtube for Neo n003 HDMi demo
      Or go here:

    • Guest
      February 15, 2014

      I bought my Neo n003 (all 5 of them) right from Bloomberg Miki, the one that uploaded the video 🙂

    • Guest
      February 15, 2014

      Neo n003 haves great MHL
      I used it may times!
      And some other brands have WifiDisplay..but i did not test that..

    • Guest
      February 17, 2014

      Thank you so much for helping me! God bless you.

  38. David Peterson
    February 15, 2014

    Sadly the Elephone P7 (the non-mini) version can’t be found on international sites to buy? Only seen the Elephone P7 mini.

  39. ReinoldFZ .
    February 15, 2014

    I don’t trust star anymore :-(, sure, in two years it can be a better (generic?) manufacturer but I let other try the risk.

  40. David Peterson
    February 15, 2014

    Sadly the Elephone P7 (the non-mini) version can’t be found on international sites to buy? Only seen the Elephone P7 mini.

  41. Tiago Alexandre
    February 15, 2014

    What?? NEO N003 PREMIUM Its not on that top?? Any phone in the list is 1080p screen + 3000batery + otg hdmi + quad-core 1.5ghz + 2gb RAM + 32Gb memory??

    • bgd
      February 15, 2014

      I have Neo N003, my brother, our girlfriends, and some friends. Indeed great Neo n003, and You can easyly find info and how to on internet 😉

      • MIller
        February 16, 2014

        The Neoo 003 is one of the best phones I had so far. To bad I sold it to get me the Jiayu G5 Advanced. The G5 is very great built but the GPS is terrible and also the camera is horrible. I am going to sell my G5 and get me the Neo again because everything works great on the Neo

        • muzzz
          February 16, 2014

          Neo N003 should be in the top ten. Andy said himself in his review that it was the best phone of the mtk6589 generation . I have had no issues with mine and regularly try new custom ROMs and seems well supported .

          • February 16, 2014

            The the problem with Neo is that they don’t promote themselves, the N003 didn’t even cross my mind the company has been so quiet.

            • bgd
              February 17, 2014

              they are good enough that we the users promote them, thanks!

  42. Tiago Alexandre
    February 15, 2014

    What?? NEO N003 PREMIUM Its not on that top?? Any phone in the list is 1080p screen + 3000batery + otg hdmi + quad-core 1.5ghz + 2gb RAM + 32Gb memory??

    • Guest
      February 15, 2014

      I have Neo N003, my brother, our girlfriends, and some friends. Indeed great Neo n003, and You can easyly find info and how to on internet 😉

    • Guest
      February 16, 2014

      The Neoo 003 is one of the best phones I had so far. To bad I sold it to get me the Jiayu G5 Advanced. The G5 is very great built but the GPS is terrible and also the camera is horrible. I am going to sell my G5 and get me the Neo again because everything works great on the Neo

    • muzzz
      February 16, 2014

      Neo N003 should be in the top ten. Andy said himself in his review that it was the best phone of the mtk6589 generation . I have had no issues with mine and regularly try new custom ROMs and seems well supported .

    • Andi Sykes
      February 17, 2014

      The the problem with Neo is that they don’t promote themselves, the N003 didn’t even cross my mind the company has been so quiet.

    • Guest
      February 17, 2014

      they are good enough that we the users promote them, thanks!

  43. burnt_52
    February 16, 2014

    One thing I would like to see (although I know is hard to do) is more information about phone physical strength. I cracked multiple screens on my Jiayu G4 and see others have had the same issue with other phones. It makes the phones very expensive to maintain when you don’t want a hard case which is why after less than the year I have thrown out my Jiayu and looking to upgrade.

  44. Allanitomwesh
    February 16, 2014

    Nice new look Andi

    • February 16, 2014

      Glad you like it 🙂

  45. burnt_52
    February 16, 2014

    One thing I would like to see (although I know is hard to do) is more information about phone physical strength. I cracked multiple screens on my Jiayu G4 and see others have had the same issue with other phones. It makes the phones very expensive to maintain when you don’t want a hard case which is why after less than the year I have thrown out my Jiayu and looking to upgrade.

  46. Allanitomwesh
    February 16, 2014

    Nice new look Andi

    • Andi Sykes
      February 16, 2014

      Glad you like it 🙂

  47. Darth_Matta
    February 16, 2014

    Lenovo K910 Vibe Z should be on the list, on number 1 spot actually.
    It’s easily the best dual sim phone in the world hands down. I have it and it really has no competition in dual sim world.

    • February 17, 2014

      I will fully agree when Lenovo provides a variant supporting memory card slot plus perhaps bigger internal storage… indeed Lenovo can easily provide them as an OPTION, just like iOcean X7 Premium/Elite 2GB/32GB and NEO N003 2GB/32GB both have memory card slots.

      Nonetheless Lenovo Vibe Z K910 is the only one in this list that supports DUAL SIM FULL ACTIVE (aka. Dual SIM Dual Active (DSDA) / Dual SIM Dual Call/Dual Talk/Dual Pass). That’s why i said “TOO BAD” in my above comment 🙁 🙁 … WHY?WHY their designers and product manager decided to go WITHOUT the expansion slot (and put in just the meager 16 GB internal storage) for otherwise such awesome specs today???

  48. Darth_Matta
    February 16, 2014

    Lenovo K910 Vibe Z should be on the list, on number 1 spot actually.
    It’s easily the best dual sim phone in the world hands down. I have it and it really has no competition in dual sim world.

    • dmmobile
      February 17, 2014

      I will fully agree when Lenovo provides a variant supporting memory card slot plus perhaps bigger internal storage… indeed Lenovo can easily provide them as an OPTION, just like iOcean X7 Premium/Elite 2GB/32GB and NEO N003 2GB/32GB both have memory card slots.

      Nonetheless Lenovo Vibe Z K910 is the only one in this list that supports DUAL SIM FULL ACTIVE (aka. Dual SIM Dual Active (DSDA) / Dual SIM Dual Call/Dual Talk/Dual Pass). That’s why i said “TOO BAD” in my above comment 🙁 🙁 … WHY?WHY their designers and product manager decided to go WITHOUT the expansion slot (and put in just the meager 16 GB internal storage) for otherwise such awesome specs today???

  49. February 17, 2014

    TOO BAD!!! Lenovo Vibe Z K910… just has 16 GB internal with NO expansion 🙁 it FAILS me!!

    Gimme a 32 GB with expansion slot for 64GB MicroSD, that will be definitely a go!

    The overall pack is GREAT with 2 GB RAM, 3000 mAh batt… and has the rare feature: DUAL SIM FULL ACTIVE (aka. Dual SIM Dual Active (DSDA) / Dual SIM Dual Call/Dual Talk/Dual Pass), differs from the masses of the Dual SIM phones, which are just Dual SIM Dual Standby/On.

    LENOVO, please listen to us, the knowledge and rational consumers, just provide us a variant 32 GB internal PLUS expansion slot for 64 GB, then you’ll have a killer offer… i don’t mind to pay extra bucks for the extra storages!!!

    DUAL SIM; 2 GB RAM; EXPANSION SLOT are the **mandatory** specs! YMMV 🙂

    • Ahnon IMaus
      December 3, 2014

      Baby you talk sexy!

      DSDA aka dual-card dual-pass

      http://patentscope.wipo.int/search/en/WO2013178182

      Thank you China for this invention 🙂

      Love from London

      /respect

      ps Dont play around buy yourself the 32GB version of the LG-D858HK – best phablet in solar system for those that leave their home town. There is no mobile of this quality in Europe – next thing it will fly around in stealth mode

  50. February 17, 2014

    Andi, thanks for the nice coverage on the DUAL SIM realm 🙂 it’s a GREAT feature from China!!!

    In future, please consider to write an article covering the *Higher-End* DUAL SIM… limit the entry to have at least the 2 GB RAM and support for memory card slot as the few minimum entry requirements 🙂 it’s fine if the makers decide to offer them as an OPTION but such specs must exist to be included in the list. Just a thought.

    PS: we who seriously consider to purchase these Chinese brands or already have Chinese native brands are definitely not those wannabes of Apple consumers who are willing to accept the company’s dictates to only rely on the sync & cloud services for file transfers & storage… he he he the sucked iPhones even do not support the Bluetooth File Transfer!!

  51. dmmobile
    February 17, 2014

    TOO BAD!!! Lenovo Vibe Z K910… just has 16 GB internal with NO expansion 🙁 it FAILS me!!

    Gimme a 32 GB with expansion slot for 64GB MicroSD, that will be definitely a go!

    The overall pack is GREAT with 2 GB RAM, 3000 mAh batt… and has the rare feature: DUAL SIM FULL ACTIVE (aka. Dual SIM Dual Active (DSDA) / Dual SIM Dual Call/Dual Talk/Dual Pass), differs from the masses of the Dual SIM phones, which are just Dual SIM Dual Standby/On.

    LENOVO, please listen to us, the knowledge and rational consumers, just provide us a variant 32 GB internal PLUS expansion slot for 64 GB, then you’ll have a killer offer… i don’t mind to pay extra bucks for the extra storages!!!

    DUAL SIM; 2 GB RAM; EXPANSION SLOT are the **mandatory** specs! YMMV 🙂

    • Ahnon IMaus
      December 3, 2014

      Baby you talk sexy!

      DSDA aka dual-card dual-pass

      http://patentscope.wipo.int/search/en/WO2013178182

      Thank you China for this invention 🙂

      Love from London

      /respect

      ps Dont play around buy yourself the 32GB version of the LG-D858HK – best phablet in solar system for those that leave their home town. There is no mobile of this quality in Europe – next thing it will fly around in stealth mode

  52. dmmobile
    February 17, 2014

    Andi, thanks for the nice coverage on the DUAL SIM realm 🙂 it’s a GREAT feature from China!!!

    In future, please consider to write an article covering the *Higher-End* DUAL SIM… limit the entry to have at least the 2 GB RAM and support for memory card slot as the few minimum entry requirements 🙂 it’s fine if the makers decide to offer them as an OPTION but such specs must exist to be included in the list. Just a thought.

    PS: we who seriously consider to purchase these Chinese brands or already have Chinese native brands are definitely not those wannabes of Apple consumers who are willing to accept the company’s dictates to only rely on the sync & cloud services for file transfers & storage… he he he the sucked iPhones even do not support the Bluetooth File Transfer!!

  53. Dark_lord
    February 17, 2014

    why lenovo vibe z k910 is not in the list ???
    the only draw back it has is that it doesn’t support expandable memory !

  54. bgd
    February 17, 2014

    Hello EveryBody!

    I just wonder, about Zopo ZP998, if it has or not the so called bug with the microphone, when recording video: some say the audio volume of the recorded video is so low that it seems mute.. Is it true? Does anybody know anything about it, or is just a rumor?
    I want to by the phone, but I do many video recordings, and I would be disappointed if this would be the case…

    2. Does it record well audio? Just audio, without video, using “sound recorder”?

    Thank You!

    • bgd
      February 18, 2014

      Anyone, knows anything?

  55. Guest
    February 17, 2014

    why lenovo vibe z k910 is not in the list ???
    the only draw back it has is that it doesn’t support expandable memory !

  56. Guest
    February 17, 2014

    Hello EveryBody!

    I just wonder, about Zopo ZP998, if it has or not the so called bug with the microphone, when recording video: some say the audio volume of the recorded video is so low that it seems mute.. Is it true? Does anybody know anything about it, or is just a rumor?
    I want to by the phone, but I do many video recordings, and I would be disappointed if this would be the case…

    2. Does it record well audio? Just audio, without video, using “sound recorder”?

    Thank You!

    • Guest
      February 18, 2014

      Anyone, knows anything?

  57. Affan
    February 18, 2014

    Star HD5000 , Andi does it have Notification LED lights and button lights ?

  58. Guest
    February 18, 2014

    Star HD5000 , Andi does it have Notification LED lights and button lights ?

  59. jasneskis
    February 18, 2014

    Now it is time to do an article on the best 10 phonetablets over 5.5-inch screen size.

  60. jasneskis
    February 18, 2014

    Now it is time to do an article on the best 10 phonetablets over 5.5-inch screen size.

    • Andi Sykes
      February 19, 2014

      Yep, : D

  61. Ras
    February 23, 2014

    I have been looking on the lenovo p780, what are your view on this phone

  62. Guest
    February 23, 2014

    I have been looking on the lenovo p780, what are your view on this phone

  63. Skyler Mutziger
    March 26, 2014

    UMI X3?! i have one coming to me and i have seen and heard nothing but good things about it i cant wait for mine

  64. Skyler Mutziger
    March 26, 2014

    UMI X3?! i have one coming to me and i have seen and heard nothing but good things about it i cant wait for mine

  65. Ras T
    April 20, 2014

    I am looking to buy a basic dual sim phone and has been looking hard on the jiayu g3c and the elephone p7 …it is for my girlfriend so want to get her a good phone. Does anyone know about the phones mentioned? Please share your views if u do

  66. Guest
    April 20, 2014

    I am looking to buy a basic dual sim phone and has been looking hard on the jiayu g3c and the elephone p7 …it is for my girlfriend so want to get her a good phone. Does anyone know about the phones mentioned? Please share your views if u do

  67. Antonio Moreira
    July 19, 2014

    Dual sim and miui rom what are in the top 10, who help me to choose one?

  68. Antonio Moreira
    July 19, 2014

    Dual sim and miui rom what are in the top 10, who help me to choose one?

  69. Grant
    January 10, 2015

    Late last year own my 1st Android as trial. Bought Huawei X1.
    Software surprises me. It’s getting closer to Apple but still a long way to go, especially Quality, Crash proof and usability.

    Like the size, better than iPhone6+ but camera is lousy, It’s compared between iPhone3 and 4. Pixel value is Not consider for decision. 13Mp camera does not compare to iPhone 5 at all.

    Wish Huawei will come with a Dual Sim, 32GbPlus memory slot and much sharper screen.
    Don’t ever try to compare Apple Retina screen side by side with the X1, or you get very disappointed and not buy the X1.
    Reception can be improved too.
    It would be nice if there is a File Manager that works straight away with Mac or any computer to transfer files that also Play the Music or Video !

    How about using the X series as a Monitoring screen for a D Camera, USB or WiFi ?

  70. Guest
    January 11, 2015

    Late last year own my 1st Android as trial. Bought Huawei X1.
    Software surprises me. It’s getting closer to Apple but still a long way to go, especially Quality, Crash proof and usability.

    Like the size, better than iPhone6+ but camera is lousy, It’s compared between iPhone3 and 4. Pixel value is Not consider for decision. 13Mp camera does not compare to iPhone 5 at all.

    Wish Huawei will come with a Dual Sim, 32GbPlus memory slot and much sharper screen.
    Don’t ever try to compare Apple Retina screen side by side with the X1, or you get very disappointed and not buy the X1.
    Reception can be improved too.
    It would be nice if there is a File Manager that works straight away with Mac or any computer to transfer files that also Play the Music or Video !

    How about using the X series as a Monitoring screen for a D Camera, USB or WiFi ?