Top 5 Best Chinese Phones for Under $100 – June 2020


Top 5 Best Chinese Phones for Under $100 – June 2020

With the new season around the corner, you might want to change some things up. So, why not start with a brand new affordable phone? Well, here you’ll find the top 5 best Chinese phones currently on the market for under $100!

Best Chinese Phones for Under $100

1.  Realme C3

Best Chinese Phones Realme C3

Let’s kick things off with the most recent Realme C3. The smartphone coming from Oppo’s subsidiary brand – Realme – is powered by the good MediaTek Helio G70 CPU, coupled with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage (expandable via microSD).

Albeit coming with a very affordable price tag, the Realme X3 still manages to bring two rear cameras. We do indeed find a 12MP resolution primary paired with a 2MP secondary to capture photos with the fancy bokeh effect. Meanwhile, for selfies, we have a single 5MP snapper.

Finally, the C3 features an extra large 6.5-inch panel with HD+ resolution; along with a generous 5000mAh capacity battery and RealmeUI based on Android 10 OTB.

2. Redmi 7

Redmi 7

Following the new Realme C3 we find the older but still very interesting Redmi 7. The smartphone is powered by a Snapdragon 632 which can considered a good deal for less than $100. We then find a maximum of 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage (expandable via microSD). This hardware fuels a 6.26-inch panel with HD+ resolution coated in Corning Gorilla Glass 5 and with a notch at the top.

As far as photos are concerned, the handset features a primary 12MP shooter paired with a secondary 2MP sensor to snap photos with the bokeh effect. At the front we instead have an 8MP camera sensors for selfies.

Last but not least, the Redmi 7 comes with a 4000mAh battery and runs MIUI 11 based on Android 9.

3. Lenovo K5 Pro

Best Chinese Phones

With its price dropping below $100, the Lenovo K5 Pro has also become a very good option in this price range. Lenovo’s phone is indeed powered by a Snapdragon 636; paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage expandable via micro SD.

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The smartphone features an older design with a thicker top bezel, which some may appreciate, while the display size tops at 5.99-inch and FHD+ resolution.

Camera wise, the Lenovo K5 Pro comes with a total of four cameras. These include a 16MP primary with f/2.0 aperture and a 5MP secondary sensor to capture depth data on the back; and the same at the front with a 16MP main and 5MP depth sensor.

Finally, the device comes with a 4050mAh capacity battery, 3.5mm audio jack, Bluetooth 5.0 LE and support for FM Radio.

Best Chinese Phones for Under $100

4. Huawei Honor Play 3e

Huawei Honor Play 3e 

If you’re a fan of Huawei’s EMUI we also have an option for you – the Huawei Honor Play 3e.  Honor’s device packs a compact 5.71-inch display and is powered by a MediaTek Helio P22, 2GB of RAM and 32GB of storage (expandable via microSD).

Photography wise, the smartphone then brings an 13MP single rear camera with f/1.8 aperture; 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.

5. Elephone A7H

Best Chinese Phones

Last but not least, we have the Elephone A7H. The affordable smartphone comes with a large 6.41-inch HD+ display and is powered by a MediaTek Helio P23 processore; along with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage.

In the camera department we find two rear cameras with a 13MP primary, a secondary 2MP macro lens and a third depth sensor to create photos with the bokeh effect. At the front we instead have a single 8MP snapper for selfies.

The Elephone A7H comes with a 3900mAh capacity battery, support for 10W fast charging and a fingerprint scanner on the back.

Best Chinese Phones for Under $100

Top 5 Best Chinese Phones for Under $100 – June 2020

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