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


Best Chinese Phones under $100 2019
Top 5 Best Chinese Phones for Under $100 – December 2019
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Welcome back to our monthly rendezvous with the most affordable smartphones you can buy from China. Since it’s December, you could also use our top 5 to pick your next present among the best Chinese phones on the market; keep reading!

Best Chinese Phones for Under $100

1. Redmi 7

While older than most other phones on the list, the Redmi 7 with its Snapdragon 632 is still the device to get if you’re on a tight budget. Said CPU does indeed still pack a punch and it’s then paired with a minimum of 2GB of  RAM and 16GB of internal storage expandable via microSD.

The smartphone also features a 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.

2. Redmi 8A

Best Chinese Phones for Under $100

We then have the Redmi 8A, which takes the place of its predecessor – the Redmi 7A. 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.

3. Vivo U3x

Vivo U3x

With its price ranging around the $100 mark, the Vivo U3x has become one of the best – if not the best – smartphone to buy in this price range. The handset does indeed pack the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 along with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage (expandable via micro SD).

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We then find a large 6.53-inch display with HD+ resolution and three rear cameras. These include a main 13MP sensor, a secondary 8MP ultra wide angle lens and a 2MP depth sensor. For selfies, we have a single 8MP snapper.

The Vivo U3x also comes with a large 5000mAh capacity battery with support for fast charge at 18W and runs Funtouch 9.1 based on Android 9.

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. Huawei Honor Play 3e

Huawei Honor Play 3e 

Finally, we have the recent Huawei Honor Play 3e, a very good all-around device for just less than $100. The handset comes with a compact 5.71-inch display and is powered by a MediaTek Helio P22, 2GB of RAM and 32GB of expandable storage.

The smartphone also features a main rear camera with 13MP resolution and a f/1.8 wide aperture lens. Meanwhile at the front we find a 5MP selfie snapper.

Huawei’s entry-level phone is fueled by a 3020mAh capacity battery and runs EMUI based on Android 9.

Best Chinese Phones for Under $100

Best Chinese Phones under $100 2019

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