The best low cost Chinese smartphones under the euro 100! [October 2015]


With this article we intend to open a new column, which will take place monthly, in which we will collect the best smartphones among those recently released, classifying them according to the price range, in order to facilitate your choice if you need to buy a new device.

We start now with low-cost devices, even super low-cost, since we are talking about devices characterized by a very low selling price, next or lower than limit figure of the 100 euro!

Obviously the password, as well as a common factor, is the presence of connectivity to 4G LTE networks and the new SoC a 64-bit.

The best low cost Chinese smartphones under the euro 100! [October 2015]

Let's start immediately with the Bluboo XFire, a very interesting and economical device, equipped with a quad-core processor MediaTek MT6735 a 64-bit, flanked by 1 GB of RAM, 8 GB of internal memory, support to Dual SIM and connectivity to 4G LTE networks, as well as a type display IPS with a diagonal of 5 inches qHD, a main camera from 8 Mega-pixel and an anterior one from 5 Mega-pixel; all powered by a 2750 mAh and animated by Android Lollipop 5.1.

The strength of this device is definitely the balanced hardware and the price of only 75 € at the online store Gearbest.


Another very interesting smartphone, probably even more than the XFire, and the Doogee X5 Pro, also characterized by a quad-core SoC MediaTek MT6735, 2 GB of RAM, 16 GB of internal memorydual SIM, connectivity to 4G LTE networks, a display IPS da 5 inches with resolution HD and a main camera from 5 Mega-pixels, in addition to an earlier one from 2 Mega-pixel. The battery then has a capacity of 2400 mAh, while Android is present in the version 5.1 Lollipop.

Il Doogee X5 Pro is available on Gearbest only 72 €!

Doogee X5

A few euros more we also find the CUBOTA X12, also equipped with the same chipset MT67351GB RAM8GB of storage, display by 5 inches qHDAndroid Lollipop 5.1, battery by 2200 mAh, main camera from 5 Mega-pixels and front by 2 Mega-pixel. Obviously connectivity is present LTE and Dual SIM.

We have already reviewed here il CUBOTA X12 and the device is available on at a price of approx 88 € (shipped from China) or at 114 euros on (shipped from Amazon).


Immediately after CUBOTA X12 we also find the VKworld VK560, sold around 95 € su, although we invite you to read our review not really positive. The device has a processor Mediatek MT6735M, 1 GB of RAM, 8 GB of internal memory, dual SIMLTE, a display IPS da 5.5 inches qHD a main camera from 13 Mega-pixels and a front of 5 Mega-pixel. Present then a battery from 2850 mAh ed Android 5.1 Lollipop.

VKworld VK560

At Oukitel we find theOukitel U2, sold by a 105 € with shipment from Italy and about 83 € with shipping from China. Also on this smartphone we find the same hardware specifications of competitors in this price range, but we refer you to ours Full review.


Concluding, and going up a little more with the price, we find a 103 euro l'Elephone P6000 directly from the European warehouses of Gearbest, a smartphone not very recent, but still very valid for the amount to which it is proposed, since it is equipped with a processor MediaTek MT6732 - slightly more performing than the MT6735 of other devices -, accompanied by 2 GB of RAM, 16 GB of internal memory, support to dual SIM, connectivity LTE, a display IPS da 5 inches HD and a main camera from 13 Mega-pixels, in addition to an earlier one from 5 Mega-pixel. The battery, on the other hand, has a capacity of 2700 mAh, while Android is present in the version 5.0 Lollipop.

Elephone P6000

What do you think of this column? Are there any other low-cost smartphones that are more suitable for this price range? Let us know your opinion in the comments.