Top 5 Best Chinese Android Smartphones of 2017

Almost all of us have a negative opinion over the Chinese products. But people still tend to purchase these products for its affordable price. After owning one, we can’t deny the fact that they provide great quality products at a competitive price.

In these recent times, the Chinese manufacturers are well-known for innovation and exceptional features same as high-end smartphones. This could be the probable reason for the increase in demand for the Chinese Smartphones in UAE.


In this article, we listed our choice of Best Chinese Android Smartphones that you can prefer to buy in 2017.

OnePlus 5T

The latest flagship from the Chinese manufacturer OnePlus is OnePlus 5T in UAE. The massive 6.01 inch Full HD OLED display is the main attraction of the device. The display sports 18:9 aspect ratio, thus enhancing the full-view experience.

Though it houses the same specs as OnePlus 5, the concept of facial recognition system made it more attractive and useful. The OnePlus 5T sports 20MP rear camera that works with the latest pixel technology.


Apart from this, even the traditional fingerprint sensor is moved to the rear end. The only feature that we miss in the OnePlus 5T is IP rating. It is neither dust nor water resistant. So you need to think twice before taking a call in rain.

However, this is the great option for the people looking out for the high-end features at reasonable price.

Honor 9

Honor 9 is the flagship of Huawei sub-brand Honor that almost copies Huawei P10 specs. This is one of the best mid-range Chinese Smartphone available in the market. The device holds dual glass panel design with 5.1 inches display screen and a screen resolution of 1920 X 1080 pixels.

The Kirin 930 processor powers the device and matches up the performance levels of high-end smartphones. It also sports larger 3200 mAh battery which is bigger than its successor Honor 8. The fast charging capacity allows full charge within two hours.


As for the camera, Honor 9 houses dual rear camera setup with a 20MP monochrome sensor and 12MP RGB lens. There includes even an 8MP selfie shooter. The Honor product runs on Android 7.0 Nougat OS along with EMUI 5.1 interface.

Xiaomi Mi 6

The latest affordable flagship from Xiaomi is Xiaomi Mi 6. The high-end features embedded in the device make it compete with the remaining flagships. It is powered by Snapdragon 835 processor. It comes in with 4GB or 6GB RAM and expandable 64GB or 128 GB internal storage.


The camera houses dual 12MP rear camera and 8MP front shooter. The device may last for a full day with a single charge of the large 3350 mAh battery.

Huawei Mate 10

The Huawei Mate 10 along with Huawei Mate 10 Pro is on the top list of the most desirable phones of 2017. Both the devices share the same Kirin 970 processor along with the 12MP and 20MP dual rear camera. Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro holds the massive 4000 mAh Non-removable battery and run on Android 8.0 Oreo.


Keeping these similarities apart, there are few features that make it differ from each other. The Mate 10 Pro has a larger screen at 6.0 inches with 18:9 aspect ratio. Whereas, the Mate 10 holds 0.1 inches lesser display screen at 5.9 inches with a traditional aspect ratio at 16:9. With the 18:9 bezel-less display Mate 10 pro would be the best choice over traditional 16:9 Mate 10 display.

HTC U11 Plus

The HTC U11 Plus is a larger and powerful version of HTC U11. With the larger screen and improved specs, it is considered to be the best Chinese Smartphone of 2017. Though the HTC U11 price in Dubai, UAE is around AED 2699, the features included in this flagship make it worth to buy.

In HTC U11 Plus, the company preferred to minimize the bezels to make room for the screen at the front end. HTC was able to manage the 6.0-inch screen size without increasing the body size. The camera capabilities remain the same as HTC U11. But, the latest flagship holds Electronic Image Stabilization along with the optical image stabilization. The 8MP front shooter ensures a wide-angle view of the selfie shots.


Another new feature of U11 Plus is Edge Sense Launcher that allows quick access to few apps such as the calendar or the torch. The BoomSound speakers are 30 percent stronger than in U11 and it even features Active Noise cancellation.

Here, we have listed only top 5 best Chinese Smartphones of 2017. But there are several other Smartphone’s from Chinese manufacturers that outperform the high-end Smartphone’s from Samsung, LG, Apple, and Sony. You can even check our list of Android smartphones in 2018 that features iPhone X like the notch. There is even a guide that shows you the list of Best Sony Xperia smartphones that you can prefer to buy.

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