Twilight Zone – the best Chinese smartphones with gradient backside


The darkest black, the rose gold, even the leather body doesn’t look fascinating enough anymore to become a fashion icon in your friends’ circle. The most expensive brands hardly ever surprise us with their special editions of red, yellow, or burgundy red colors. So what you should do to really impress everyone around when you pick up the phone to answer a call? The best Chinese smartphone brands have prepared for you something truly astonishing.

So we thought, why don’t we pick a list of the best Chinese smartphones with twilight backsides? They look simply spellbinding. But wait, there’s more. They also come with some enviable characteristics for more than affordable prices. Read on to find out reasons to love the best Chinese smartphones with Twilight backs!

Huawei P20 Pro

This Chinese smartphone can easily beat market’s giants like Samsung and Apple with its insane triple rear camera and a bunch of smart features. The artificial intelligence is on top of its performance when it comes to taking photos like a pro. The performance is fast, and the battery life lasts easily for a day or two. Twilight back adds to the high-end style of this phone. Though, the glass cover could end up being fragile.

Key Specs:

  • Screen: 6.1 inches OLED
  • Resolution: 2224 x 1080
  • Processor: HiSilicon Kirin 970
  • RAM: 6GB/8GB
  • Storage: 128GB/256GB
  • Operating system: EMUI 8.1 based on Android 8.1 Oreo
  • Rear Camera: 40MP + 20MP + 8MP f/2.4 telephoto
  • Front Camera: 24 MP f/2.0
  • Dimensions: 6.10 x 2.91 x 0.31 inches
  • Battery: 4,000 mAh
  • Weight: 180g
  • Water Resistance: IP68

Honor 10

Honor being a sub-brand of one of the best Chinese smartphone manufacturers Huawei sells incredible smartphones for a significantly lower price than industry leaders. Nevertheless, the features and awesome look are in line with more premium phones. Multitasking feels a bit slower than on its more expensive competitors, and LCD screen looks not as crisp as OLED, but those slight drawbacks are barely distinguishable.

Key Specs:

  • Screen: 5.84 inches FHD+ LCD (432ppi)
  • Processor: octa-core Huawei Kirin 970
  • RAM: 6GB
  • Storage: 128GB
  • Operating system: EMUI 8.1 based on Android 8.1 Oreo
  • Rear Camera: 16MP + 24MP
  • Front Camera: 24MP
  • Battery: 3400mAh
  • Dimensions: 149.6 x 71.2 x 7.7 mm
  • Weight: 153g

Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite

Xiaomi looks irresistibly awesome in its twilight-gold and dream-blue colors. Fantastic look ramps up with stellar performance and cameras that positively surprise no matter their mediocre megapixel rates. The smartphone is lightweight and easy to grip. Add to this long battery life and smooth performance, and you’ve got the perfect dreamy mix for a new day phablet.

Key Specs:

  • Screen: 6.26 inches FHD
  • Resolution: 2280×1080
  • Processor: Octa-Core Snapdragon 660
  • RAM: 4/6GB
  • Storage: 64GB/128GB
  • Operating system: Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Rear Camera: 12MP + 5MP
  • Front Camera: 24MP
  • Battery: 3350 MAh
  • Dimensions: 156.4 x 75.8 x 7.5 mm
  • Weight: 169g
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Umidigi Z2 Pro

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This new Chinese smartphone back with mirror-shine finish looks hypnotizing. Although, it has many features to play with. Fast performance and spacious memory keep you on the go all day while the battery life also allows for heavy usage with no worries. Umidigi is one of the less known Chinese smartphone companies around the world, but we’ve tried it, and it’s like love from the first sight.

Key Specs:

  • Screen: 6.2 inches
  • Resolution: 1080 x 2246
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio P60
  • RAM: 6GB
  • Storage: 128GB
  • Operating system: UMI OS (On Android 8.1 Oreo)
  • Rear Camera: 16MP + 8MP
  • Front Camera: 16MP + 8MP
  • Battery: 3350 MAh
  • Dimensions: 153.4 x 74.4 x 8.3 mm
  • Weight: 165g
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Huawei Mate 20

The highly ranked Chinese smartphone manufacturer keeps beating the competition on a global scale. The triple rear camera and huge selfie camera are just killing it. If you were going to buy a really one-of-a-kind Chinese smartphone, this bad boy with an exceptional appearance is what you’re looking for.

Key Specs:

  • Screen: 6.53 inches
  • Resolution: 2244 x 1080
  • Processor: Kirin 980
  • RAM: 4/6GB
  • Storage: 128GB
  • Operating system: EMUI 9 (On Android 9.0 Pie)
  • Rear Camera: 16MP + 12MP + 8MP telephoto
  • Front Camera: 24MP
  • Battery: 4000MAh
  • Dimensions: 158.2 x 77.2 x 8.3 mm
  • Weight: 188g
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Oppo Find X

This phablet has the most unique design from anything else on the list, and perhaps, in the world so far. The key element of this build is an automatic little panel that slides up when you want to take a photo and hides when it’s done. When it’s not in use, it’s as stealth as your account history at The back side doesn’t really have a gradient finish, but its Glacier Blue color magically reflects all kinds of light. The 93.8% screen to body ratio looks insanely hot. You may want to watch it all day so make sure you use this mesmerizing smartphone both for work and play!

Key Specs:

  • Screen: 6.4 inches
  • Resolution: 2340 x 1080
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
  • RAM: 6/8GB
  • Storage: 128/256GB
  • Operating system: Android 8.1 Oreo
  • Rear Camera: 20MP + 16MP
  • Front Camera: 25MP
  • Battery: 3730MAh
  • Dimensions: 156.7 x 74.2 x 9.6mm
  • Weight: 186g
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Cubot P20

The luxury of a full-metal body, prodigious cameras, stylish dark gradient, immense battery, and the monstrous processor goes for only $169.99 on the Chinese smartphone market! Seriously? Well, yeah. So, why miss it? Now everyone can experience the top Chinese smartphone performance for an incredible price without emptying pockets for expenses that seem too hard to handle.

Key Specs:

  • Screen: 6.18 inches
  • Resolution: 2246 x 1080
  • Processor: ARM Cortex-A53
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Storage: 64GB
  • Operating system: Android 8.1 Oreo
  • Rear Camera: 20MP + 2MP
  • Front Camera: 13MP
  • Battery: 4000MAh
  • Dimensions: 158.0 x 75.5 x 8.5 mm
  • Weight: 167g
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