Top 5 Best Chinese Phones for Under $100 – November 2019


Best Chinese Phones for Under $100
Top 5 Best Chinese Phones for Under $100 – November 2019
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Hello netizens! Are you ready to snatch a pretty affordable phone? If you are then keep reading as we’ll be listing the Top 5 Best Chinese Phones you can currently get for less than $100!

Best Chinese Phones for Under $100

1. Redmi 8A

Best Chinese Phones for Under $100

Let’s kick things of with one of the latest and best all around devices to hit the market, the Redmi 8A. The latest entry-level device comes with a large 6.22-inch HD+ display and is powered by a super efficient Snapdragon 439 CPU.

In the camera department we find a single but good 12MP shooter, a Sony IMX 363 image sensor with F/1.8 aperture. Meanwhile at the front we have an 8MP selfie snapper.

But the best selling feature of the device is the autonomy. The Redmi 8A does indeed come with a massive 5000mAh capacity battery. This paired with the efficient CPU could bring 2 days or more of use time.

2. Redmi 7

Albeit older than the sibling above, the Redmi 7 is still one of the best smartphones you can get for less than $100. The device does indeed come with some pretty good hardware for the price, including good Snapdragon 632 octa-core CPU, paired with a minimum of 2GB of 16GB of internal storage expandable via microSD.

We then find a large 6.26-inch panel with HD+ resolution, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 coating and a notch at the top. Camera wise, the device equips a primary 12MP shooter paired with a secondary 2MP sensor to snap photos with bokeh effect. Meanwhile at the front we have an 8MP selfie snapper.

Finally, the Redmi 7 is powered by a 4000mAh battery and runs MIUI 10 based on Android 9.

3. Lenovo K9 Note

Lenovo K9 Note

If you aren’t in love with MIUI, then the Lenovo K9 Note featuring stock Android might be a good alternative. The handset packs a not too large 6-inch display with HD+ and a 18:9 aspect ratio. It’s powered by a good Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 CPU along with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage (expandable).

In the camera department we find two rear shooters of 16MP and 2MP resolution, with the secondary used to capture depth data and add the bokeh effect, meanwhile at the front we find an 8MP selfie snapper.

Finally, the Lenovo K9 Note comes with a good sized 3760mAh capacity battery and runs Android 8.0 Oreo OTB.

Best Chinese Phones for Under $100

4. ZTE BLADE A7

ZTE BLADE A7 Chinese Smartphones

Coming with a powerful MediaTek Helio P60 CPU at around $100 the ZTE Blade A7 is definitely a pretty good option to consider. The smartphone also features a 6.09-inch of HD+ display (720 x 1560) and a 19.5:9 aspect ratio.

ZTE’s phone comes with a single rear camera with a resolution of 16MP and f/1.8 aperture. While in the notch at the front we find an 8MP selfie snapper.

Finally, the ZTE Blade A7 is fueled by a 3200mAh battery and runs Android 9.0 Pie out of the box.

5. Ulefone Armor X5

Ulefone Armor X5

If you’re looking for a tougher device, the Ulefone Armor X5 is probably the one to go with. The rugged phone is indeed one of the most affordable on the market will still offering some rather good internal hardware. Inside, we in fact find a good, albeit old, MediaTek Helio P23, along with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of expandable storage. The smartphone features a 5.5-inch display with HD+ resolution and a Corning Gorilla Glass 4 coating on top.

The Ulefone Armor X5 should also be able to snap some rather fine photos with its 16MP Samsung S5K3P3 sensor sporting f/1.8 aperture; while the 2MP secondary sensor is used to capture depth data. On the front we instead find an 8MP selfie snapper.

Finally, the Armor X5 packs a large 5000mAh battery and runs Android 9.0 P OTB.

Best Chinese Phones for Under $100

Best Chinese Phones for Under $100

With the toughest Ulefone Armor X5 we conclude our monthly rendezvous. Did you find your next entry-level phone? Which other device would you have liked to see on the list? Let us know down below!

Check out our top 5s below $200 and $500 over here!

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