Top 5 Best Chinese Smartphones for Under $100 – March 2021


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Do you need a new smartphone but you aren’t willing to spend too much for it? Then you’re in the right place. In this post we’re indeed going to check out the best Chinese smartphones for under $100; keep reading!

Best Chinese Smartphones for Under $100

1. Redmi 9C

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Let’s kick off the list with the Redmi 9C, one of the most interesting phones in the price range, mostly due to the presence of the relatively powerful MediaTek Helio G35 chipset that fuels it up. The CPU is paired with 2GB od RAM and 32GB of expandable storage. This hardware combination powers a 6.53-inch IPS LCD screen with a resolution of HD+.

As far as photography is concerned, the smartphone features three rear cameras with a 13MP primary sensor, a 2MP macro lens and a 2MP depth sensor. Meanwhile for selfies we find a single 5MP snapper at the front.

The Redmi 9C comes with an extra large 5000mAh, it has a 3.5mm audio jack, rear fingerprint scanner and it runs MIUI 11 based on Android 10 out of the box.

2. Realme C11

Coming with the same exact SoC, the MediaTek Helio G35, we have the Realme C11. Realme‘s phone also packs 2GB of RAM and 32GB of storage (expandable via microSD slot).

The smartphone features a large 6.5-inch display with a resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels and a notch at the top for the 5MP selfie snapper. While rear cameras include a 13MP primary and a 2MP depth sensor.

Finally, just like the Redmi 9C, the C11 comes with a 5000mAh capacity battery, 3.5mm audio jack but it runs Realme UI based on Android 10 out of the box.

Best Chinese Smartphones for Under $100

3. UMIDIGI A9

Next, we have the slightly less powerful UMIDIGI A9 with its MediaTek Helio G25 chipset. That said, the smaller brand manages to couple it with a nice 3GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage (expandable), making it a better option for those who are more into multitasking.

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The UMIDIGI A9 then features a large 6.53-inch IPS LCD screen with HD+ resolution and a notch at the top for the 24MP selfie snapper. Meanwhile on the back we have total of three cameras including a 13MP main sensor, an 8MP ultra wide angle lens and a 2MP sensor for depth data.

Finally, the smartphone encases a massive 5150mAh capacity battery, it has a 3.5mm audio jack and run Android 11 out of the box.

4. Blackview A80 Plus

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Coming up, we find the Blackview A80 Plus, a very good device all-around with its MediaTek Helio A25 SoC, a whopping 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage.

The smartphone then features a 6.49-inch IPS screen with HD+ resolution and a 5MP snapper in a waterdrop notch at the top. Meanwhile on the back we have a total of four cameras led by a 13-megapixel Sony IMX258 sensor, paired with 2MP, 0.3MP and 0.3MP auxiliary sensors.

The Blackview A80 Plus is fueled by a 4680mAh battery, is has a 3.5mm audio jack and even features NFC.

Best Chinese Smartphones for Under $100

5. Blackview A70

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Last  but not least, we have the recently launched Blackview A70 fueled by a Spreadtrum Unisoc SC9863A; along with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage expandable through microSD.

Blackview’s A70 comes with a 6.52-inch display with a resolution of HD+ and a 5MP selfie snapper at the top. At the back we find a 13MP main camera with f/2.2 aperture.

Finally, the handset features a large 5380mAh capacity battery, it has a 3.5mm audio jack and runs Android 11 out of the box.

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