Often i get asked “which smartphone would you recommend me for x amount of money” and then when i recomend China brand phone they look at me with suspicion. So if you aren’t familiar with these brands which will be mentioned here, do a bit of research you will be surprised!

 Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (3GB version)

Display: 5.5 inch FHD 2.5D Arc screen
CPU: Snapdragon 625 Octa Core 2.0GHz
GPU: Adreno 506
System: MIUI 8
Camera: rear camera 13.0MP with AF and flashlight + front camera 5.0MP
Bluetooth: 4.2
Navigation: GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS
Sensor: Accelerometer, Ambient Light Sensor, Gravity Sensor, Gyroscope, Infrared, Proximity Sensor, Fingerprint Sensor
SIM Card: dual SIM dual standby, Micro SIM + Nano SIM cards
Network:
2G: GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz
3G: WCDMA B1/B2/B5/B8
4G: FDD-LTE B1/B3/B4/B5/B7/B8/B20 TD-LTE B38/B40

Let’s be honest, this IS king of the hill with one of the best value on the market. I will recommend 3GB or even better 4GB version.

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Xiaomi Mi Mix 2

Display: 6.44 inch, 1920 x 1080 Pixel IPS Screen
CPU: Snapdragon 625 Octa Core 2.0GHz
GPU: Adreno 506 650MHz
System: Android 7.0
RAM + ROM: 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM
Camera: 5.0MP front camera + 12.0MP back camera
Sensor: Accelerometer, E-Compass, Gravity Sensor, Gyroscope, Proximity Sensor, Fingerprint Sensor
SIM Card: dual SIM dual standby. Micro SIM + Nano SIM
Feature: GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Beidou
Bluetooth: 4.2
Network:
2G: GSM B2/B3/B5/B8 CDMA BC0 / CDMA EVDO BC0
3G: WCDMA B1/B2/B5/B8 TD-SCDMA B34/B39
4G: FDD-LTE B1/B3/B5/B7/B8 TD-LTE B38/B39/B40/41

Goliath with 6.44″ screen and 5300mAh battery. Smartphone on steroids.

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Xiaomi Mi6

Display: 5.15 inch 1920 x 1080 pixels screen with 428 PPI, 94.4 percent color gamut
CPU: Snapdragon 835 Octa Core 2.45GHz
GPU: Adreno 540 653MHz
System: MIUI 8
Optional Version: 6GB RAM + 64GB ROM
Cameras: front 8.0MP + rear 12.0MP + 12.0MP with AF and flash light
Sensors: Ambient Light Sensor, E-Compass, Gravity Sensor, Gyroscope, Proximity Sensor, Hall Sensor, Accelerometer
Features: GPS, Glonass, Beidou, A-GPS
Bluetooth: 5.0, Bluetooth HID
SIM Card: dual SIM dual standby, dual nano SIM cards
Networks:
GSM: B2/B3/B5/B8 CDMA1X/EVDO BC0
WCDMA: B1/B2/B5/B8
TD-SCDMA: B34/B39
FDD-LTE: B1/B3/B5/B7/B8
TD-LTE: B38/B39/B40/B41

If those two above aren’t enough then maybe something from top tier? Mi6 is without doubt great choice if you want top notch experience in every possible way.

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Huawei P9 Lite – VNS – L31

Display: 5.2 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixels FHD screen
CPU: Kirin 650 Octa Core 2.0GHz
System: Android M
Camera: 13.0MP rear camera + 8.0MP front camera
Sensor: Accelerometer, Ambient Light Sensor, E-Compass, Gravity Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Touch Sensor
SIM Card: dual SIM dual standby, Nano SIM / Nano SIM
Feature: GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS
Bluetooth: 4.0
Network:
GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz
WCDMA 900/1900/2100MHz
FDD-LTE 800/900/1800/2100/2600MHz

Huawei with their P9 model left many without breathe, with it’s tempting price and a lot under the hood it has a lot to be desired.

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Vernee Thor Plus

Display: 5.5 inch, 1280 x 720 Pixel screen
CPU: MTK6753 Octa Core 1.3GHz 
System: Android 7.0
RAM + ROM: 3GB RAM + 32GB ROM
Camera: 8.0M front camera + 13.0MP back cameras
Sensor: Gravity Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Light Sensor, Hall Sensor, Touch Sensor
SIM Card: dual SIM dual standby. Nano + Nano SIM
Feature: GPSA / GPS
Bluetooth: 4.0
Network:
2G: GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz
3G: WCDMA 900/2100MHz
4G: FDD-LTE 800/1800/2100/2600MHz

Affordable with big battery and well known Vernee quality Vernee Thor Plus!

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Xiaomi Redmi 4X

Display: 5.0 inch, 1280 x 720 pixels HD screen
CPU: Snapdragon 435 Octa Core 1.4GHz
System: MIUI 8
Camera: 13.0MP rear camera + 5.0MP front camera
Sensor: Accelerometer, Ambient Light Sensor, Gravity Sensor, Gyroscope, Infrared, Proximity Sensor
SIM Card: dual SIM dual standby, Nano SIM / Micro SIM
Feature: GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
Bluetooth: 4.2, Bluetooth HID
Network:
GSM B2/B3/B5/B8
WCDMA B1/B2/B5/B8
TD-SCDMA B34/B39
CDMA 2000/1X BC0
FDD-LTE B1/B3/B5/B7/B8
TD-LTE B38/B39/B40/B41 ( 2555-2655MHz )

Ladies and Gentleman king of budget phones Xiaomi Redmi 4X (3GB)

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