The best Chinese smartphone between the 200 and the 300 euro! [October 2015]

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After having proposed the two sections on the best smartphones falling within the price ranges between 100 and the 200 euro e below the 100 euro, let's move now to average market share, that is between the 200 and the 300 euro.

In this price range we decided to give priority to all those devices with Mid-high-end processors, both 32-bit and 64-bit, at least 3GB of RAM, FullHD display and connectivity to 4G LTE networks.

OnePlus One vs OnePlus 2

Let's start now with devices equipped with a diagonal 5 inch display.

Among the great Chinese brands, definitely the brand new Xiaomi Mi 4c Prime, a very balanced device on the hardware front, which includes a processor hexa-core Snapdragon 808, RAM 3GB, 32GB of internal memoryThe display IPS FullHD 1920 x 1080 pixels da 5 inches, battery by 3080 mAh and an operating system based on the last one MIUI 7 with base Android Lollipop 5.1.1. The photographic sector, on the other hand, points to a Samsung or Sony sensor from 13 Mega-pixel with PDAF, double Flash LED and a front sensor from 5 Mega-pixel.

All a 287 € for the variant Premium (3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage) directly from Italy and with 24 months of warranty and Italian assistance on (with discount code GIZCHINA).

Xiaomi Mi 4c

If you are looking for a smartphone with super battery life and a not too large display, then theInnos D6000 with its 6000 mAh of battery could be for you, also given the price of only 216 € at the warehouses Europeans di Gearbest.

THU find our review of the device, characterized by a display FullHD LTPS from 5.2 inches, a processor Snapdragon 615 octa-core to 64-bit, 3 GB of RAM32 GB of internal memory and a main camera from well 16 Mega-pixel, in addition to a front sensor from 5 Mega-pixel.

Innos D6000

If instead you are a lover of photography, we can not fail to point out the Lenovo Vibe Shot, equipped with a triple LED Flash and a back sensor from 16 mega-pixels with OIS ed Infrared autofocus, all a 299.99 Euros at the shop, on which you can also take advantage of the discount code GIZLVS7.

Among the other features of the device we remember the presence of a display FullHD from 5 inches, a processor Snapdragon 615 octa-core to 64-bit, 3 GB of RAM32 GB of internal memory expandable, battery from 2900 mAh, Android Lollipop 5.0 and a frontal chamber from 5 Megapixel.

Lenovo Vibe Shot

Despite having "only" 2GB RAM, in the category of devices with displays close to 5 inches we also find the recent one Nubia Z9 Mini and Gionee Elif S7, two smartphones sold respectively a 222 e 276 €, the first shipped directly from Europe and the second from China.

Il Nubia Z9 Mini (here our review) is equipped with a FullHD display from 5 inches, 2GB of RAM 16GB of internal memory. Then there is a processor octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615, a 2900 mAh, a rear camera with sensor Sony da 16 Mega-pixel and a front from 8 Mega-pixels.


Il Gionee Elif S7instead, it is equipped with a Super Amoled display da 5.2 inches FullHD, SoC MediaTek MT6752 64-bit octa-core ad 1.7GHz, 2GB di RAM, 16GB of internal memory, cameras from 13 and 8 Mega-pixels and a 2750mAh.

Finally, we conclude the category of devices with display from 5 inches with theHonor 6, updated by poco ad Android 5.1 and available directly from a 296 € with 24 months warranty and free shipping.

Il Huawei Honor 6 It is equipped with a processor Kirin 920 octa-core at a clock of 1.8 GHz, flanked by 3 GB of RAM, 16 GB of internal memory and a display by 5 inches FullHD. The supplied battery is from 3000 mAh, while the photographic sector consists of one main camera from 13 Mega-pixel and from a front from 5 Mega-pixel.

Huawei Honor 6

Moving on to phablets we find a wide choice of devices, including the very recent Zuk Z1, tried some weeks ago and sold on Ebay at a price of approx 280 €.

The device is equipped with the "old, but always good" Snapdragon 801 at 2.5 GHz3GB RAM64GB of internal memory, a display from 5.5 inches IPS FullHDAndroid 5.1.1 Lollipop, cameras from 13 and 8 Mega-pixels and a well battery 4100 mAh.

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We can not not mention then the OnePlus One, available around i 300 € directly from China for the variant from 64GB and with almost identical hardware, except the battery, al Zuk Z1.

Another interesting phablet is it di Zenfone 2 with well- 4GB of RAM, now sold around 250 / 260 euro directly on the Italian market at some online stores. A good device (here the review), which provides for a Intel quad-core SoC at 2.3GHz4GB RAM32GB of internal memoryA display FullHD from 5.5 inches and two cameras from 13 and 5 Mega-pixels, as well as a 3000 mAh.

The Chinese variant of the Zenfone 2 is available instead on for the price of 196 euro.

Asus Zenfone 2

Moving to the Zopo house we find the recent one Zopo Speed ​​7 Plus, a phablet available at poco more than 215 € with discount code GIZOPOIT5 directly at the official dealer for Italy Specifications include a display FullHD from 5.5 inches, Un chipset Octa-Core MT6735 accompanied by 3GB RAM 16GB of internal memory, in addition to the two cameras from 13 and 5 Mega-pixels.

Zopo Speed ​​7 Plus

LeTV instead he proposes us the LeTv LE1 X600 about 300 € with discount code GIZCHINA  at the shop, 24 months warranty and Italian assistance or directly from China at approx 243 €.

The device is equipped with a processor MediaTek Helio X10, 3GB of RAM16GB of internal memory, a display from 5.5 inch IPS FULLHD and a battery from 3000 mAh. Present then, two cameras from 13 and 5 Mega-pixels ed Android Lollipop 5.1.

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Returning to the Lenovo home, we find the Lenovo Vibe P1, a very elegant device and available at approx 234 € with shipping from China. The technical characteristics include a FullHD display from 5.5 inches, 3GB of RAM 16GB of internal memory, a processor octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615, a battery from ben 5000 mAh, a rear camera from 13 Mega-pixels and a front from 5 Mega-pixel.

Lenovo Vibe P1

Among the Nubia products, to be definitely reported the Universal Z7, now available a 228 € from China to 260 € directly from Europe, a device equipped with a processor Snapdragon 801display from 5.5 inches with resolution 2K3GB RAM32GB of storage, A Sony camera da 13 mega-pixels, a front sensor from 5 Mega-pixel, and a battery from 3100mAh.

Universal Z7

We close this ranking with the Ubuntu OS version of Meizu MX4, a device that no longer needs presentations and for which we have proposed our review in both variants. Here they are:

But the Chinese smartphone that, probably, can currently be considered the TOP from the point of view of the quality / specification / price ratio is the LeTV X800 (or LeTV Pro), a smartphone with a processor Snapdragon 810, 4GB RAM, a display from 5.5 inches with resolution 2560 1440 pixels x, camera from 13 mega-pixels, battery by 3000mAh and support Dual SIM.

The LeTV X800 is available on with shipping from China only 294 €.