Top 10 selling Chinese phones on Shop.GizChina.Com


Which smartphones are GizChina readers buying? We take a look at the top 10 best selling phone from Shop.GizChina.Com, are there any surprises?

It’s not an exaggeration to say that there have been 1000’s of new phones released in China this year, with phone makers launching one phone after the other to keep ahead of the competition. With all these phones on sale we wondered which device Shop.GizChina.Com customers are choosing, are there any surprises in the top 10? Does this list mirror what you are using yourself?

Top 10 selling Chinese phones on Shop.GizChina.Com

10. Meizu M2

meizu m2 review

The Meizu M2 is the most affordable Meizu on sale at this time, yet it still offers great build and decent hardware. One detail I do like about Meizu is that they offer the same features in Flyme from their flagship phones right down to their budget models. The M2 also gets the new physical home button feature too.

9. Xiaomi Mi Note Pro

xiaomi mi note

At number 9 in the sales chart is the Xiaomi Mi Note Pro. The Pro version of the flagship Xiaomi gets the same slim, high-quality construction as the standard Mi Note but with updates including a 2K display, Snapdragon 810, and arguably the best update over the standard, 64GB internal Memory. You can read our standard Xiaomi Mi Note review here.

8. Xiaomi Mi4C

xiaomi mi4c review

Beating it’s more powerful and larger stable-mate, the Xiaomi Mi4C comes in at number 8, and to be honest I am not surprised this phone is proving so popular. Xiaomi basically took everything that made the Mi4i great, and removed everything that made is suck. The Mi4C has a wider angle, faster rear camera, built-in IR remote, innovative side touch navigation, and most importantly a Snapdragon 808 chipset that out performs the Mi4i’s SD615 in every respect. Read our Xiaomi Mi4C review here.

7. LeTV Le One 16GB

letv s1 review

The LeTV Le One was the first LeTV phone that I ever tried, and what a stunner it is. The 5.5-inch FHD phone might be a little chunky, but performance, build and overall usability is all top-notch. Even now with the release of the Le 1S the original LeTV Le One is a killer phone to own. Read our LeTV Le One Review here.

6. LeTV Le One Pro

letv s1 pro

I’ve still not had my hands on this Pro version of the LeTV Le One Pro, but hardware and design is stellar on paper. It also didn’t hurt that the LeTV Le One Pro had a significant price drop increasing interest in the all alloy, 2K, Snapdragon 810 flagship.

5. Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 Prime

xiaomi redmi note 2 review

The top of the range version of the Xiaomi Mi Note 2 has a slightly faster Mediatek Helio X10 chipset and a larger internal memory of 32GB. Despite these slight updates the Prime isn’t as popular with buyers as the standard version.

4. LeTV Le One 32GB

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letv s1 review

With no space for a micro SD card, many people wanting the Le One have opted for the larger capacity 32GB version, and during sales the pricing for the Helio X10 mid-ranger has been great.

3. Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 16GB

xiaomi redmi note 2 review

Even though the Redmi Note 2 Prime offers a slightly more powerful CPU and more internal memory the standard version has been the more popular choice. In our Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 review, we found performance was fine on the 2.0Ghz chipset, and the fact that the phone has micro SD support means the extra internal memory of the Prime is a moot point.

2. ZUK Z1 International version

zuk z1 review

We quite like the ZUK Z1, it might look a little bland in its white finish, but the grey version is quite attractive. It also boasts a huge battery for amazing battery life, fingerprint scanner, Cyanogen OS and powerful hardware. We reviewed the ZUK Z1 here, but it is still surprising to see the newcomer in 2nd place!

1. OnePlus 2 64GB

oneplus 2 review

It might not have caused as much of a fuss as the original OnePlus 1, but the OnePlus 2 has proven to be the best-selling phone on Shop.GizChina.Com so far. Even if you are not a fan of the OnePlus marketing machine it is hard not to admit they made a good phone. The OnePlus 2 offers great hardware, amazing build, and an incredible camera. You can read our OnePlus 2 review here.

From this list it is interesting to see that LeTV have done so well considering that this is their first year as a smartphone maker. ZUK are also a surprise, considering that many commenters haven’t really been too impressed with the start-up’s first phone. The OnePlus 2 in first place might not be a shock to many, and I wonder if it will sit so highly now that the OnePlus X has been launched, so far I feel the more affordable phone offers many of the benefits of the flagship but in a more useable size. On the flip side, it is a shock that Meizu only have 1 phone in the top 10. The phone maker has launched many phones this year, but perhaps this tactic isn’t working out so well for them.

Are there any surprises here that you have noted? Do you use any of the above phones? Is one of our top 10 the next phone you will buy?

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110 Comments

  1. Rob
    November 9, 2015

    Wow I’m shocked by the top 2, wouldn’t touch either of them myself. A little surprised that there’s no Elephone or Doogee since they’re both publicised on this site almost daily, I wonder if this is because of the bad image they have here by the majority of us readers. Would love to have the top 10 selling Chinese phones through all resellers, I suspect that the aforementioned brands and others like Oukitel, Ulefone etc would fare better as many of the buyers probably don’t frequent this site, have much idea about specs or rom support etc. Also every site you visit have Elephone, Doogee, Ulefone, Umi, Oukitel (and a few others) on a supposedly constant sale making them seem much better value than they actually are.

    • November 9, 2015

      Sorry, this is a top 10 of shop.gizchina.com phones. Elephone etc aren’t sold

      • Rob
        November 9, 2015

        I didn’t realise you don’t sell them as I try and avoid those brands, but it explains why I haven’t been bombarded with promo stuff from them! I know it’s a list from your own shop, I was merely saying a top 10 of the best selling phones to international buyers from all shops would make for very interesting reading (especially with sales figures). Exactly how many phones do these smaller manufacturers actually shift? Xiaomi love telling the world how many phones they’ve shifted, whilst others never breathe a word.

        • November 9, 2015

          Yup, i’d be interested in knowing too. I wonder if I can get details from Aliexpress or someone?

          • Rob
            November 9, 2015

            There must be somewhere they have to register sales, suppliers maybe, middlemen or even component manufacturers must know how many they are producing.

          • MattD
            November 9, 2015

            Coolicool’s owner actually owns a dozen of other shops, if they could answer your questions, you could get data about half of the worldwide market ò.ò

            Also, alibaba usually announce data about 11/11 sales, maybe they provides annual datas too at some point

        • MattD
          November 9, 2015

          Many of others actually say how many phones they sell, it’s just that it isn’t that clamorous so often it doesn’t make it to worldwide news… For example: is it more fast-spreading xiaomi saying that they sell 300.000 phones in a fraction of second, of ulephone saying they sell 30.000 paris in the first 2 weeks?

          • Rob
            November 9, 2015

            well since your in the know maybe you can shed some light on it. I’m not interested when someone like Elephone say they have reached 50000 pre-sale orders for phone x, I’m on about actual yearly sales of each handset. I’m certain that the constant release of new handsets, each with almost the same spec/poor ROM is only canabilising sales of their existing phones.

            • MattD
              November 9, 2015

              It’s china, no one knows anything for sure! xD
              We don’t know if a company is involved in another one (like mediatek/meizu, zuk/elephone ecc ecc), we don’t know if a company is dead or not (iocean, thl), and they clearly don’t publish their financial data… Everything we have are their claims and sometimes something claimed by e-commerce sites…

            • balcobomber25
              November 9, 2015

              Pre orders are the biggest load of crap. What those numbers don’t show is how many people made multiple requests to try to get the phone at whatever the discount of the month is. Theirs IDC numbers for the larger companies but even those aren’t 100% accurate.

        • balcobomber25
          November 9, 2015

          I can’t imagine too many shops giving up their sales numbers, especially to what is now a competitor. But that would be a very interesting read especially to see just how well brands like Doogee and Elephone really sell compared to the bigs.

    • November 9, 2015

      I own the ZUK and its amazing for the price.
      Don’t know whay you mean.

  2. MattD
    November 9, 2015

    I’m really interested in letv x600 32gb, but the shipping cost is so hight i could travel to china, buy it myself, and i would still have some spare money for accessories…

    Maybe I’m being a little too exaggerated, but I’m actually waiting for that reason: it’s normal that a young, little store doesn’t have many advantageous contract with shipping companies (and all of the others) at the beginning, I’m sure you’ll fix this as time pass by… And, in the meanwhile, I’ll wait for a further price drop of the device 😛

    • balcobomber25
      November 9, 2015

      I’ve found shipping to be comparable to other sites. This actually isn’t a “young store” per say, it is a sub store of Honorbuy. Which has been selling Chinese phones for some time, started out just selling Xiaomi phones.

      • MattD
        November 9, 2015

        Oh, i know honorbuy, only didn’t knew it was related, although now i think i recall that you said that somewhere here in the past.
        All in all, with all the other stores struggling to offer free shipping (although it’s all gimmick), gizchina shop’s costs seems quite high (at least, they were the last time i checked, but it’s been a while now I’ve got to admit)

        • balcobomber25
          November 9, 2015

          Free shipping from Chinese sites is horrible, I made that mistake a few times. Quickest I ever got something was about a month. DHL I usually get it in 3-7 days.

          • MattD
            November 9, 2015

            Yeah, that’s why i wrote that it’s just a gimmick… Usually i see around 20$ with dhl from china and free dhl shipping from europe, but the last time i looked on gizshop it seemed like it was 40+$ from europe, although i could misunderstood that one… Anyway, even if it was from china, it’s still a lot!

            • balcobomber25
              November 9, 2015

              No I just checked and to US it was a lot higher than most sites. You were right. I usually pay between $15-25 for DHL, on there it was almost $40.

          • MaxPower
            November 9, 2015

            same here, DHL only.
            i wouldn’t risk with the free shipping and get a fake tracking number. what if the package gets lost? hell no.

            • balcobomber25
              November 10, 2015

              Exactly you have little to no protection with post mail. PayPal is pretty good in that situation but that can take a while and it’s not 100%. I had PayPal reject a claim for a lost phone because the postal company says it was delivered, even had a signature for it. Still haven’t seen that phone. Luckily after many threats the shop replaced it and sent it DHL.

          • egis
            November 10, 2015

            it depends on site reliability which you are buying from bro… I’ve bought about 7 phones so far and almost all of them (exept one) from to2c.com – never had eny problems with shipping nor with phones itself. Fastest I got in 2 weaks, slowest in 4.

            • balcobomber25
              November 10, 2015

              Where do you live? I’ve been buying Chinese phones for a long time (including a few from to2c) and belong to a few communities. Never heard of anyone outside of Asia or Australia getting a China Post phone in 2 weeks.

            • egis
              November 11, 2015

              Lithuania, small rural 🙂 country by the coast of Baltic Sea, faaar away from China or HK . By the way to2c ships by Singapure Post and I found its more reliable and faster than chinese.

            • balcobomber25
              November 11, 2015

              Post mail is post mail, doesn’t really matter if it’s Singapore, China, Hong Kong etc. Speed depends on time of year, where you live, whats going in the world etc. None of them will ever come close to the speed, reliability and security of DHL, Fed Ex or any of the other shipping companies.

  3. November 9, 2015

    Honestly really surprised to see the ZUK Z1 in there.

  4. sHmoX
    November 9, 2015

    Well done gizchina, now you are making fake ads : when tou click there is no redmi note 2 prime from $179.99. WELL DONE AGAIN

    Shop for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 Prime from $179.99 on Shop.GizChina.Com here.

  5. Steve B
    November 9, 2015

    Considered stocking the Qiku devises? They all look quite interesting.

  6. MaxPower
    November 9, 2015

    surprised about the first 2 positions because they wouldn’t sell this good elsewhere.

    at the same time I’m not surprised because they’ve got good reviews from Andi.
    Which brings to the conclusion that Andi can move the sales of a phone over another.

    don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying that he’s pushing a phone or another, he always provides unbiased reviews.

    what I’m saying is that people (included myself) trust his opinion and they pick a phone also according to how he reviews it.

    hey Andi, you’ve got the Pooooowerrr! 😀

    • Tajwar
      November 9, 2015

      Yes he has, so please change your name ?

      • MaxPower
        November 9, 2015

        will do 🙂

    • MattD
      November 9, 2015

      It’s funny seeing you claiming someone to have “the max(imum) power” in something 😀

      • MaxPower
        November 9, 2015

        hehe, that was a coincidence

  7. Rob
    November 9, 2015

    Wow I’m shocked by the top 2, wouldn’t touch either of them myself. A little surprised that there’s no Elephone or Doogee since they’re both publicised on this site almost daily, I wonder if this is because of the bad image they have here by the majority of us readers. Would love to have the top 10 selling Chinese phones through all resellers, I suspect that the aforementioned brands and others like Oukitel, Ulefone etc would fare better as many of the buyers probably don’t frequent this site, have much idea about specs or rom support etc. Also every site you visit have Elephone, Doogee, Ulefone, Umi, Oukitel (and a few others) on a supposedly constant sale making them seem much better value than they actually are.

    • Andi Sykes
      November 9, 2015

      Sorry, this is a top 10 of shop.gizchina.com phones. Elephone etc aren’t sold

    • Rob
      November 9, 2015

      I didn’t realise you don’t sell them as I try and avoid those brands, but it explains why I haven’t been bombarded with promo stuff from them! I know it’s a list from your own shop, I was merely saying a top 10 of the best selling phones to international buyers from all shops would make for very interesting reading (especially with sales figures). Exactly how many phones do these smaller manufacturers actually shift? Xiaomi love telling the world how many phones they’ve shifted, whilst others never breathe a word.

    • Andi Sykes
      November 9, 2015

      Yup, i’d be interested in knowing too. I wonder if I can get details from Aliexpress or someone?

    • MattD
      November 9, 2015

      Many of others actually say how many phones they sell, it’s just that it isn’t that clamorous so often it doesn’t make it to worldwide news… For example: is it more fast-spreading xiaomi saying that they sell 300.000 phones in a fraction of second, of ulephone saying they sell 30.000 paris in the first 2 weeks?

    • Rob
      November 9, 2015

      There must be somewhere they have to register sales, suppliers maybe, middlemen or even component manufacturers must know how many they are producing.

    • Rob
      November 9, 2015

      well since your in the know maybe you can shed some light on it. I’m not interested when someone like Elephone say they have reached 50000 pre-sale orders for phone x, I’m on about actual yearly sales of each handset. I’m certain that the constant release of new handsets, each with almost the same spec/poor ROM is only canabilising sales of their existing phones.

    • MUG3NHC
      November 9, 2015

      I own the ZUK and its amazing for the price.
      Don’t know whay you mean.

    • MattD
      November 9, 2015

      Coolicool’s owner actually owns a dozen of other shops, if they could answer your questions, you could get data about half of the worldwide market ò.ò

      Also, alibaba usually announce data about 11/11 sales, maybe they provides annual datas too at some point

    • MattD
      November 9, 2015

      It’s china, no one knows anything for sure! xD
      We don’t know if a company is involved in another one (like mediatek/meizu, zuk/elephone ecc ecc), we don’t know if a company is dead or not (iocean, thl), and they clearly don’t publish their financial data… Everything we have are their claims and sometimes something claimed by e-commerce sites…

    • balcobomber25
      November 9, 2015

      I can’t imagine too many shops giving up their sales numbers, especially to what is now a competitor. But that would be a very interesting read especially to see just how well brands like Doogee and Elephone really sell compared to the bigs.

    • balcobomber25
      November 9, 2015

      Pre orders are the biggest load of crap. What those numbers don’t show is how many people made multiple requests to try to get the phone at whatever the discount of the month is. Theirs IDC numbers for the larger companies but even those aren’t 100% accurate.

  8. balcobomber25
    November 9, 2015

    Not at all surprised by the top two. OnePlus has built a strong fan base and they are one of the few phones to get positive praise in the West. Zuk has the power of CM behind them. There is no bigger fan community when it comes to UI/ROMs than CM. It’s one of the main reasons the first One Plus sold so well.

    Personally there isn’t a phone here I would want over my Meizu MX5. Especially after the Flyme 5 update.

    • eni
      November 9, 2015

      Hi Balcobomber, which phone would you suggest: xiaomi mi4c, letv1s, meizu mx5 or any other phone at this price range. My preference are. Flagship feeling, good audio, good camera. Build qiality. Thnks

      • balcobomber25
        November 9, 2015

        I’m a little biased because the only one of those I have used is the MX5 and it’s also my daily driver. I can’t speak for the others but I love the MX5. It has the premium feel you’re looking for with it’s metal finish and sleek profile. Audio is very good, there are better but there’s also worse. The camera is amazing once you ditch the stock app, using Open Camera or MX I have taken some breathtaking photos. Build quality is exceptional, I don’t use cases with my phones and I have dropped this several times. I have nary a scratch on it.

        • eni
          November 9, 2015

          I have read some bad comments on Mx5 screen quality. I am between letv and mx5. In foto letv looks better. I don’t know if letv is full metal or not.

          • balcobomber25
            November 9, 2015

            I’ve used a lot of 1080p displays, this one is equal to or better than the top ones. It’s a Samsung AMOLED display. Only thing is if you set color temp to warm there can be a pinkish tint. If you set it to neutral or cool it’s fine.

            • tauerman
              November 10, 2015

              What about “LeTV 1S” vs. “Meizu Metal”?

            • balcobomber25
              November 11, 2015

              Haven’t used either so can’t say.

        • Tremaine Underwood
          November 9, 2015

          Thanks for the open camera tip. I am using it on my M1 Note and it has opened up 120fps 1080p and 4K video plus a ton of other settings. I need to actually check out the quality(its currently dark outside) but, I am really excited to fiddle around with this and see if the phone can actually handle it

          • balcobomber25
            November 9, 2015

            Most stock camera apps suck imo. I almost always use Open Camera or Lenovo Super Camera.

            • Tremaine Underwood
              November 9, 2015

              What is Flyme 5 like? I upgraded recently from 4.2 to 4.5(so Kitkat to Lollipop) Its defintely a bit faster, but there is a serious issue with the touch screen which seems come and go, where its registering multiple touches when I am only using one finger. It then does crazy shit like opening the app 2 icons below the one you are actually selecting :-). I am considering downgrading if they don’t fix it soon.

            • balcobomber25
              November 9, 2015

              What phone are you using? Sounds more like a problem with your digitizer than with the OS itself. Flyme 5 is a lot quicker and a lot more fluid than 4.5. Most of the changes are subtle but a lot of them bring normal Android features back. Like a settings icon when you swipe down or tiles when you swipe up.

            • Tremaine Underwood
              November 9, 2015

              A M1 Note. It could be the digitizer, it would be a weird coincidence since it started basically the day I updated it. It I turn the ‘see the touches’ thing on, I am touching it where the bottom spot is, but its duplicating it. If I restart it, its fine for a while and then it creeps in again. The time period is intermittent though. Anyways I know this isn’t the right forum for this :-).

            • balcobomber25
              November 10, 2015

              Try either XDA or Meizus actual forums. The M phones have a pretty large following someone there will be able to help you.

  9. MattD
    November 9, 2015

    I’m really interested in letv x600 32gb, but the shipping cost is so hight i could travel to china, buy it myself, and i would still have some spare money for accessories…

    Maybe I’m being a little too exaggerated, but I’m actually waiting for that reason: it’s normal that a young, little store doesn’t have many advantageous contract with shipping companies (and all of the others) at the beginning, I’m sure you’ll fix this as time pass by… And, in the meanwhile, I’ll wait for a further price drop of the device 😛

    • balcobomber25
      November 9, 2015

      I’ve found shipping to be comparable to other sites. This actually isn’t a “young store” per say, it is a sub store of Honorbuy. Which has been selling Chinese phones for some time, started out just selling Xiaomi phones.

    • MattD
      November 9, 2015

      Oh, i know honorbuy, only didn’t knew it was related, although now i think i recall that you said that somewhere here in the past.
      All in all, with all the other stores struggling to offer free shipping (although it’s all gimmick), gizchina shop’s costs seems quite high (at least, they were the last time i checked, but it’s been a while now I’ve got to admit)

    • balcobomber25
      November 9, 2015

      Free shipping from Chinese sites is horrible, I made that mistake a few times. Quickest I ever got something was about a month. DHL I usually get it in 3-7 days.

    • MattD
      November 9, 2015

      Yeah, that’s why i wrote that it’s just a gimmick… Usually i see around 20$ with dhl from china and free dhl shipping from europe, but the last time i looked on gizshop it seemed like it was 40+$ from europe, although i could have misunderstood that one… Anyway, even if it was from china, it’s still a lot!

    • balcobomber25
      November 9, 2015

      No I just checked and to US it was a lot higher than most sites. You were right. I usually pay between $15-25 for DHL, on there it was almost $40.

    • MaxPower
      November 9, 2015

      same here, DHL only.
      i wouldn’t risk with the free shipping and get a fake tracking number. what if the package gets lost? hell no.

    • Guest
      November 10, 2015

      it depends on site reliability which you are buying from bro… I’ve bought about 7 phones so far and almost all of them (exept one) from

    • Guest
      November 10, 2015

      – never had eny problems with shipping nor with phones itself. Fastest I got in 2 weaks, slowest in 4.

    • balcobomber25
      November 10, 2015

      Where do you live? I’ve been buying Chinese phones for a long time (including a few from to2c) and belong to a few communities. Never heard of anyone outside of Asia or Australia getting a China Post phone in 2 weeks.

    • balcobomber25
      November 10, 2015

      Exactly you have little to no protection with post mail. PayPal is pretty good in that situation but that can take a while and it’s not 100%. I had PayPal reject a claim for a lost phone because the postal company says it was delivered, even had a signature for it. Still haven’t seen that phone. Luckily after many threats the shop replaced it and sent it DHL.

    • Guest
      November 11, 2015

      Lithuania, small rural 🙂 country by the coast of Baltic Sea, faaar away from China or HK . By the way to2c ships by Singapure Post and I found its more reliable and faster than chinese.

    • balcobomber25
      November 11, 2015

      Post mail is post mail, doesn’t really matter if it’s Singapore, China, Hong Kong etc. Speed depends on time of year, where you live, whats going in the world etc. None of them will ever come close to the speed, reliability and security of DHL, Fed Ex or any of the other shipping companies.

  10. Yash Garg
    November 9, 2015

    Honestly really surprised to see the ZUK Z1 in there.

  11. Guest
    November 9, 2015

    Well done gizchina, now you are making fake ads : when tou click there is no redmi note 2 prime from $179.99. WELL DONE AGAIN

    Shop for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 Prime from $179.99 on Shop.GizChina.Com here.

  12. Steve B
    November 9, 2015

    Considered stocking the Qiku devises? They all look quite interesting.

  13. MaxPower
    November 9, 2015

    surprised about the first 2 positions because they wouldn’t sell this good elsewhere.

    at the same time I’m not surprised because they’ve got good reviews from Andi.
    Which brings to the conclusion that Andi can move the sales of a phone over another.

    don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying that he’s pushing a phone or another, he always provides unbiased reviews.

    what I’m saying is that people (included myself) trust his opinion and they pick a phone also according to how he reviews it.

    hey Andi, you’ve got the Pooooowerrr! 😀

    • Tajwar
      November 9, 2015

      Yes he has, so please change your name 😜

    • MattD
      November 9, 2015

      It’s funny seeing you claiming someone to have “the max(imum) power” in something 😀

    • MaxPower
      November 9, 2015

      will do 🙂

    • MaxPower
      November 9, 2015

      hehe, that was a coincidence

  14. Daniel Golicki
    November 9, 2015

    And how is the new LeTV S1 doing? Are you guys satisfied with the demand for the phone?

    • Manu
      November 10, 2015

      Not sure if this is community question xD but i#m happy with my S1 Pro had updates since i bought it 6 Months ago (holy cow months are passing fast) only problem right now is that i only have 32gb ram xD battery holds quite long for being only 3000 mah for a 5.5″ 2K Display

  15. balcobomber25
    November 9, 2015

    Not at all surprised by the top two. OnePlus has built a strong fan base and they are one of the few phones to get positive praise in the West. Zuk has the power of CM behind them. There is no bigger fan community when it comes to UI/ROMs than CM. It’s one of the main reasons the first One Plus sold so well.

    Personally there isn’t a phone here I would want over my Meizu MX5. Especially after the Flyme 5 update.

    • Guest
      November 9, 2015

      Hi Balcobomber, which phone would you suggest: xiaomi mi4c, letv1s, meizu mx5 or any other phone at this price range. My preference are. Flagship feeling, good audio, good camera. Build qiality. Thnks

    • balcobomber25
      November 9, 2015

      I’m a little biased because the only one of those I have used is the MX5 and it’s also my daily driver. I can’t speak for the others but I love the MX5. It has the premium feel you’re looking for with it’s metal finish and sleek profile. Audio is very good, there are better but there’s also worse. The camera is amazing once you ditch the stock app, using Open Camera or MX I have taken some breathtaking photos. Build quality is exceptional, I don’t use cases with my phones and I have dropped this several times. I have nary a scratch on it.

    • Guest
      November 9, 2015

      I have read some bad comments on Mx5 screen quality. I am between letv and mx5. In foto letv looks better. I don’t know if letv is full metal or not.

    • Tremaine Underwood
      November 9, 2015

      Thanks for the open camera tip. I am using it on my M1 Note and it has opened up 120fps 1080p and 4K video plus a ton of other settings. I need to actually check out the quality(its currently dark outside) but, I am really excited to fiddle around with this and see if the phone can actually handle it

    • balcobomber25
      November 9, 2015

      I’ve used a lot of 1080p displays, this one is equal to or better than the top ones. It’s a Samsung AMOLED display. Only thing is if you set color temp to warm there can be a pinkish tint. If you set it to neutral or cool it’s fine.

    • balcobomber25
      November 9, 2015

      Most stock camera apps suck imo. I almost always use Open Camera or Lenovo Super Camera.

    • Tremaine Underwood
      November 9, 2015

      What is Flyme 5 like? I upgraded recently from 4.2 to 4.5(so Kitkat to Lollipop) Its defintely a bit faster, but there is a serious issue with the touch screen which seems come and go, where its registering multiple touches when I am only using one finger. It then does crazy shit like opening the app 2 icons below the one you are actually selecting :-). I am considering downgrading if they don’t fix it soon.

    • balcobomber25
      November 9, 2015

      What phone are you using? Sounds more like a problem with your digitizer than with the OS itself. Flyme 5 is a lot quicker and a lot more fluid than 4.5. Most of the changes are subtle but a lot of them bring normal Android features back. Like a settings icon when you swipe down or tiles when you swipe up.

    • Tremaine Underwood
      November 9, 2015

      A M1 Note. It could be the digitizer, it would be a weird coincidence since it started basically the day I updated it. It I turn the ‘see the touches’ thing on, I am touching it where the bottom spot is, but its duplicating it. If I restart it, its fine for a while and then it creeps in again. The time period is intermittent though. Anyways I know this isn’t the right forum for this :-).

    • balcobomber25
      November 10, 2015

      Try either XDA or Meizus actual forums. The M phones have a pretty large following someone there will be able to help you.

    • tauerman
      November 11, 2015

      What about “LeTV 1S” vs. “Meizu Metal”?

    • balcobomber25
      November 11, 2015

      Haven’t used either so can’t say.

  16. Daniel Golicki
    November 9, 2015

    And how is the new LeTV S1 doing? Are you guys satisfied with the demand for the phone?

    • Frozzem
      November 10, 2015

      Not sure if this is community question xD but i#m happy with my S1 Pro had updates since i bought it 6 Months ago (holy cow months are passing fast) only problem right now is that i only have 32gb ram xD battery holds quite long for being only 3000 mah for a 5.5″ 2K Display

  17. Xiaolu
    November 10, 2015

    My wife just bought the LeTV 1 32GB version for an incredible price of RMB 1048, roughly USD 165, but this is in China, I believe USD 199 is quite a good price! I still I’m amazed!

  18. Xiaolu
    November 10, 2015

    My wife just bought the LeTV 1 32GB version for an incredible price of RMB 1048, roughly USD 165, but this is in China, I believe USD 199 is quite a good price! I still I’m amazed!

  19. E8hffff
    November 10, 2015

    Good that you guys have great prices!

  20. E8hffff
    November 10, 2015

    Good that you guys have great prices!

  21. tauerman
    November 11, 2015

    We pay around 250€ for a Letv 1S after importing it.
    That’s ~$270

  22. tauerman
    November 11, 2015

    We pay around 250€ for a Letv 1S after importing it.
    That’s ~$270

  23. Acer_Predator
    November 15, 2015

    where is huawei best company in china 😉

  24. Tal Bar
    November 16, 2015

    I’m not really understood what’s difference between LeTV One & LeTV 1S except metal body and finger scanner? What’s really better?

  25. Tal Bar
    November 16, 2015

    I’m not really understood what’s difference between LeTV One & LeTV 1S except metal body and finger scanner? What’s really better?