The 10 most powerful phones from China for 2016


You are in the search for your new mobile and you are thinking….what should I buy!? What mobile is the most powerful? Well here we have the top 10 list for 2016 of Chinese mobiles!


The list is based on the Antutu scores that can be found inside the app. We know that many of you don’t accept these numbers, as only in real life how a mobile reacts really matters, nevertheless, Antutu has been used during the last year for a measure to compare mobiles in between them. We also know that many of you have score in the Antutu program at a higher lever from the ones inside. So let us see which mobiles are in this list.


10. Huawei Honor V8 – Score 94,164


Huawei Honor 8 is equipped with a HiSilicon Kirin 950/955 processor. I know that despite the facts that has the lower score in our list, this doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t buy it! It’s score is still a very high score and highly reputable score in 2016.

The mobile is sold in the market in 3 versions and prices of course:

1080p screen/4GB RAM/32GB/Kirin 950: 2299 Yuan ($352)
1080p screen/4GB RAM/32GB/Kirin 950: 2499 Yuan ($383)
1440p screen/4GB RAM/64GB/Kirin 955: 2799 Yuan ($429)
The score mentioned is from the most powerful version, featuring a Kirin 955 CPU.

9. LeEco Le 2 Pro X625 – Score 94,345


With a very small difference from Honor V8 , we will see LeEco Le 2 Pro in the list. This mid-range device, carries a Mediatek Helio X25 processor. This processor is the most powerful from Mediatek available on the market as of now.

LeEco Le 2 Pro has abandon the 3.5mm audio jack standard and uses an USB Type-C connection for audio output instead. The smartphone also has a 5.5″ Full HD display, 4GB LPDDR3 of RAM and 32GB eMMC5.1 of internal storage.

8. Meizu Pro 6 – Score 96,756


As LeEco Le 2 Pro X625 and Meizu Pro 6 is also powered with an Mediatek Helio X25. The flagship from Meizu, was announced this April and has brought a lot of controversy upon itself, because of the smaller battery capacity compared to the previous Meizu Pro 5 (3050mAh vs 2650mAh) and a less efficient CPU. Other specs are, for screen Pro 6 is equipped with a 5.2-inch 1920 x 1080px screen with 3D Press technology, 4GB of RAM and 32GB or 64GB internal storage.

7. Lenovo ZUK Z2 – Score 129,076


The first Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 powered device in our list, is Lenovo Zuk 2.  The device except from the 820, has also a 5″ Full HD display, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of internal memory, 8 mega-pixel front camera and 13 mega-pixel rear camera.

6. ZTE Axon 7 – Score 132,217


ZTE AXON 7 is already on sale in Europe (France, Germany, Italy, Spain and United Kingdom) via Amazon. Axon 7 carries also a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 CPU, with 4GB RAM as Zuk Z2. ZTE Axon 7 has a 20 mega-pixel camera with PDAF, OIS and a tempting f/1.8 aperture.

5. Xiaomi Mi5 – Score 136,497


Mi 5 was announced from Xiaomi at the last MWC. The latest flagship, as we wait for Note 2, has a 5.15″ screen with Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, 16 mega-pixel Sony IMX298 camera with 4-axis OIS and sapphire lens. It also has 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage in its most expensive version.

4. Lenovo ZUK Z2 Pro – Score 136,853


The second mobile from Lenovo, is the Pro version of ZUK Z2, Zuk Z2 Pro. Both models have the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, but with a bigger 5.2″ Full HD Super AMOLED display. For camera it has a 13 mega-pixel camera with OIS and f/1.8 aperture.

3. LeEco Le Max 2 – Score 138,026


Our first mobile in the list with 6GB RAM and with the 64GB internal memory and a Snapdragon 820, LeEco Me MAx 2 is one the third place in our list. Carries a 2K 515ppi display and 21 mega-pixel rear camera (F2.0 IMX230), with OIS. The device supports Qualcomm fast charge 3.0.

2. Vivo Xplay5 – Score 138,706


On the second place, Vivo Xplay5 is obviously one of the most powerful smartphones manufactured in China. As LeEco Le Max 2 mentioned before it carries 6GB of RAM and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820. It also has 128GB of internal storage and an innovative liquid cooling system, designed to reduce the core temperature of the phone by up to 10 degrees.

1. OnePlus 3 – Score 140,288


At number one we find OnePlus 3. Equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, 6GB of RAM it can score on Antutu the extraordinary number of 140,288. The device is equipped with a 5.5″ Optic AMOLED display, with 1920 x 1080 pixels, protected by Gorilla Glass 4. Camera is a 16 mega-pixel Sony IMX298 with an f/2.0 aperture, OIS, PDAF, 4K video, RAW support.

For sure OnePlus 3 an all-around best buy, both for the price and the performance it provides.

So, have you decided what your next mobile will be!?


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