The best Chinese smartphone between 100 and 200 euro! [October 2016]

Ments Apollo Lite

Third monthly appointment with our "ranking" of best chinese smartphone, this time related to the price range between 100 and the 200 euro, or that market segment halfway between the entry-level and the mid-range.

The best Chinese smartphone between 100 and 200 euro! [October 2016]

Meizu M3S

THEM3S represents the medium-low range of the Meizu house. The device is aimed at those looking for a performing, economical, compact device but with a pleasant design. The device is ready for delivery with prices starting from 159 € for the variant with 2 GB of RAM e 16 GB of storage.

On board the device we find a SoC MediaTek MT6750 octa-core a 64 bit, consisting of four Cortex-A53 cores a 1.5 GHz and as many a 1.0 GHz. There is no lack of connectivity 4G LTE networks, a display from 5 HD inches and a battery from 3020 mAh. Present then 2 GB of RAM e 16 GB of ROM. The rear camera is from 13 mega-pixels and the anterior one from 5 mega-pixels. Android is present in the version 5.1 Lollipop, revised by Meizu with the last one Flyme 5.

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Xiaomi Redmi 3s

Xiaomi's Redmi series has always been a reference point for the mid-range of the market and also the new one Redmi 3s did not disappoint expectations. Under the body of this device we find a processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core, flanked by 2 or 3 GB of RAM, 16 or 32 GB of storage Expandable through micro SD. There is no lack of connectivity LTE 4G, a display from 5 inch HD and a battery from ben 4100 mAh, a fingerprint reader in the back. Then there is a rear camera from 13 mega-pixels and a front from 5 mega-pixels, In addition to MIUI 8 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. For more information, please refer to the our complete review.

Xiaomi Redmi 3s it's available for less than 110 Euros on Gearbest. Alternatively you can buy the device on TopResellerStore (shipping from Italian warehouse and 24 months warranty) at a price of approx 145 euros, using the discount code GIZCHINA.

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Xiaomi Mi 4c Prime

After a sudden fall in price, also the We 4c Premium it is among the best devices under 200 euros. It is a very balanced device on the hardware front and characterized by a processor hexa-core Snapdragon 808. They are not lacking then RAM 3GB32GB of internal memory, and a display IPS Full HD 1920 x 1080 pixel da 5 inches. Finally, we find a battery from 3080 mAh and an operating system based on the MIUI 7.5 with base Android Lollipop 5.1.1. The photographic sector, instead, points to a Samsung sensor from 13 mega-pixels with PDAF, double Flash LED and a front sensor from 5 mega-pixels.

Everything is available a 170 Euros for the variant Premium (3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage) on GearBest with shipping from China.

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 Meizu M3 Notes

In place of the old M2 Note, we find the recent M3 Notes, one of the best devices in this price range. The phone has a 5.5 Full HD Thumbs with protection Dragontrail and a SoC MediaTek MT6755 Helio P10, equipped with eight cores Cortex A53 operating a 1.8 GHz. The GPU is one Mali T860MP2 while the modem is a LTE cat. 6 Dual SIM. Present, then, a key front mBack with technology mTouch 2.1  is preferably used for reading fingerprints, a front camera from 5 mega-pixels, a back from 13 mega-pixels, a battery from 4100 mAh and the proprietary interface Flyme 5 based on Android Lollipop 5.1.

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Meizu M3 Note can be purchased in standard version with 2 GB of RAM e 16 GB with international firmware a 199 Euros at the official Italian store MeizuMart.it. The variant from 3 / 32 GB is available a 239 € at the same address but falls within the higher price category.

LeEco Le 2

At LeEco we find the LeEco Le 2, available at a very interesting price, given the Italian guarantee of 24 months. The device, in fact, is already available at about 205 € (using the discount code GizChina) with shipping from Italy e 24 months of Italian guarantee at TopResellerStore.

 Under the hood we find the very latest Mediatek Helio X203 GB of RAM32 GB of internal memory, a display from 5.5 Full HD Thumbs, Android 6.0 MarshMallow, a rear camera from 16 mega-pixels PDAF with OIS and a front from 8 mega-pixels, in addition to a battery from 3000 mAh. In short, a real monster, given the really low price.

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Redmire Xiaomi Note Pro 3

instead of Redmi Notes 2 and 3, we decided to keep only the Notes redmi 3 Pro, given that the device is now easily available at a price of much less than 200 euros.

Il Notes redmi 3 Pro is characterized by the SoC Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 hexa-core2 / 3 GB of RAM, 16 / 32 GB of expandable storage, a camera from 16 mega-pixels with PDAF and a battery from 4000 mAh. All alone 174 € at Gearbest for the "Prime" variant. Here you are our complete review.

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Ments Apollo Lite

After our more than positive review, here is a new entry in this ranking, or the Ments Apollo Lite. The device is powered by a SoC MediaTek MT6797 Helio X20, which is a CPU deca-core with ARMv8-A architecture in 64 bit and 3 cluster format: 2 x 2.3 GHz A72 + 4 x 2.0 GHz A53 + 4 x 1.4 GHz A53. Present, then, 4 GB of RAM L dual channel from 933 MHz e 32 GB eMMC 5.1 type internal memory, expandable via micro SD to 128 GB. The display is a unit Full HD from 5.5 inches, while the battery has a capacity of 3180 mAh. Present, then, Android 6.0 MarshMallow, accompanied by two cameras from 16 and 8 mega-pixels. All a 193 euros.

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Elephone P9000

Available to 161 €, here is theElephone P9000, the company's current flagship is characterized by a valid hardware platform. In fact, under the shell, we find 4 GB of RAM, a processor Helio P10 e 32GB memory. There is no display from 5.5 Full HD Thumbs with reduced frames, a battery from 3000 mAh ed Android 6.0 MarshMallow.

Finally, we find a rear camera from 13 mega-pixels and a front from 5 mega-pixels.

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