Chinese flagship smartphones (flagship killers) 2017

It’s no secret that almost all modern smartphones are manufactured or assembled in China, so formally these devices can be called Chinese. In fact, it is customary to call the smartphones of the native Chinese companies Chinese. We’ll talk about these today, and more precisely, we’ll talk about flagship devices, which are often called killers of the iPhone and other flagships.

This review contains devices that can be bought on the Russian market..

Xiaomi Mi5S Plus 64Gb

We also talked about this device. Recall that this is new in 2017 and, you can say, a new model, although in fact it is a modernized version of Xiaomi Mi5 with a screen enlarged to 5.7 inches.

Among other things, the buyer receives: a stylish smartphone with a metal body, a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor, 4 GB of RAM, a dual camera module, a fingerprint reader, USB Type-C and much more.

Of course, the cost of the device is very favorable.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.7 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1920 × 1080
  • Weight: 168g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 821
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 4 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3800 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Memory card support: no
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Xiaomi Mi5S 64Gb

A similar device Mi5S Plus. The difference between them is primarily in the diagonal of the screen (5.15 inches versus 5.7 inches), as well as a completely different design. If you love smaller gadgets, turn your eyes to the Mi5S without the Plus prefix.

  • Screen Size: 5.15 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1920 × 1080
  • Weight: 145g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 821
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 3 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3200 mAh
  • Camera: 12 MP
  • Memory card support: no
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Meizu MX6

Since we are talking about Xiaomi, you can not help but remember about Meizu – nevertheless, these two companies are the main competitors in the market.

Meizu in our review represents the Meizu MX6 model. One of its main advantages can be considered low cost. We’ll also add to the piggy bank: an excellent 5.5-inch screen with FHD resolution, a metal case, a good 12 MP camera, 4 GB of RAM, USB Type-C, a quick charge function, a fingerprint scanner, excellent sound in the headphones – Meizu devices are traditionally considered musical smartphones.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1920 × 1080
  • Weight: 155g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio X20 (MT6797)
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 4 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3060 mAh
  • Camera: 12 MP
  • Memory card support: no
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

OnePlus OnePlus 3t 64Gb

This device has been repeatedly lit on the pages of our online magazine. There is nothing surprising – this is one of the most balanced flagships on the market in principle, and at an interesting cost, when compared with flagships of famous brands.

Screen size – 5.5 inches, resolution – Full HD, excellent camera – 16 MP, fast proprietary firmware, powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor, as much as 6 GB of RAM (!!!), USB Type-C, quick charge function, scanner fingerprint.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1920 × 1080
  • Weight: 158g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 821
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 6 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3400 mAh
  • Camera: 16 MP
  • Memory card support: no
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

LeEco (LeTV) Le Max2 64Gb

LeEco company announced itself with pomp when it entered our market and this, according to the media, had a very good effect on the sale of the company’s devices.

In our review, the LeEco honor is protected by the Le Max 2 model. Why is it good?

Firstly, it uses a large 5.7-inch screen with a resolution of 2560 × 1440 pixels. Secondly, the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor. Thirdly, in the version with 64 GB of main memory, the amount of RAM reaches 6 GB! In addition, here you will find a metal case, USB Type-C, a fingerprint scanner, quick charge function, etc..

  • Screen diagonal: 5.7 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2560 × 1440
  • Weight: 185g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 6 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3100 mAh
  • Camera: 21 MP
  • Memory card support: no
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

ZUK Z2 64 Gb

Do not be confused by the name of the company. If you haven’t heard about it, then you’ll hear more, because ZUK is one of Lenovo’s brands.

ZUK Z2 is a powerful and at the same time inexpensive 5-inch device with a resolution of 1920 × 1080 pixels. Processor – 4-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, 4 GB of RAM, 64 GB of main memory. Battery capacity – 3500 mAh. Of course, there are chips like a fingerprint scanner or USB Type-C.

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1920 × 1080
  • Weight: 149g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 4 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3500 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Memory card support: no
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

ZTE Nubia Z11 Max

This device on sale is rare with us, but still found. It is of interest primarily for those users who need a large screen – its diagonal reaches 6 inches with a resolution of 1920 × 1080 pixels.

The processor is not the most powerful – Qualcomm Snapdragon 652, but its power should still be more than enough for the next few years. The amount of RAM is 4 GB, the battery is 4000 mAh, the camera is 16 MP.

  • Screen diagonal: 6 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1920 × 1080
  • Weight: 185g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 652
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 4 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4000 mAh
  • Camera: 16 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro

Lenovo is also from China, although it currently has offices around the world. We primarily know its inexpensive and high-quality smartphones..

Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro model, attention, 2014! Then what does she do in this review? It’s simple – she overtook her time and is still very relevant. In addition, she has such chips that other manufacturers will envy.

For example, a 6-inch screen with a resolution of 2560 × 1440 pixels. Are there many on the market? We answer – not enough! The processor is a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, 3 GB of RAM, 32 GB of main memory (there is no slot for a memory card), a powerful battery is 4000 mAh. The aluminum case can be called a masterpiece.

Of course, all this can be bought at a relatively low cost..

  • Screen diagonal: 6 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2560 × 1440
  • Weight: 179g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 3 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4000 mAh
  • Camera: 16 MP
  • Memory card support: no
  • Support for 4G networks: yes