Xiaomi is undoubtedly a cost-effective brand of the Chinese technology industry. Particularly in the smartphone sector where each year they roll out devices that continue to captivate our imagination. And with a supply chain that spans the globe. You can be sure to find a Xiaomi smartphone in most of the world. So if you’re enthralled by the Xiaomi brand and or are already shopping for your next smartphone but are unsure where to start, then hitch a ride along with us and let’s explore the top 5 Xiaomi smartphone options to consider in 2020.
And oh…before I forget – with Xiaomi you’re spoiled for choice. Their product range covers everything from entry-level $100 phones to top of the line flagship phones with stunning features. Unmatched design and powerful technology to boot. We’ve rounded the top 9 beauties that we think are worth every penny and here we go.
Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro
This is one of the best phones you can get under $500. The Mi 9T Pro runs on a Snapdragon 855 processor. Features 48-Megapixel back Camera on a retractable module. 4,000mAh quick charge battery, NFC chip, and Bluetooth 5.0. Few devices come close to this in terms of sheer value for money.
Xiaomi Mi 9T
Are you keen on a budget device that doesn’t sacrifice performance? then this is it. The Xiaomi Mi 9T borrows heavily feature-wise from the 9T Pro. The only difference being the processor because the Mi 9T runs on a Snapdragon 730. It retails at just $290 which is quite a deal you can’t complain!
Xiaomi POCO X2
If you were a fan of the Xiaomi Redmi K30. Then this phone lets you relive the experience of the K30. It’s a rebranded Redmi K30 but features a new POCO Launcher. All-powerful Snapdragon 730 Chipset, powerful Sony IMX 686 back camera with 64 Megapixel, 120 Hz display, and 4500mAh battery juice. Xiaomi POCO X2 retails at $355.53.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro
This was the first Xiaomi phone to feature a 64 Megapixel image sensor. The high-resolution camera works in unison with three others in the back to produce an awesome 20-megapixel front shooter! This phone will appeal the most to gamers because it comes equipped with a MediaTek Helio G90T chipset. 6.53-inch FHD display and sufficient battery juice at 4500mAh to outlast most gaming sessions. The phone goes for $275.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 3
Mi Mix 3 is a flagship device with a Super AMOLED bezel-less display. Snapdragon 845 processor under the hood, 6GB Memory expandable to 128. The one super impressive feature on this phone is the camera. They simply went above and beyond in the design and the technology that powers it. In case you’re wondering what the fuss this is all about. Then here’s a rundown of the specs of the Mi Mix 3 camera.
48MP, AI Rear Triple Camera
- 48MP, 0.8μm, 1/2″ sensor, FOV 79.4°
- f/1.75 aperture, 6 piece lens, AF, supports 4-in-1 Super Pixel (12MP, 1.6μm)
- 8MP telephoto camera, 2x optical zoom
- OV8856, 8MP, 1.12μm, 1/4″ sensor, FOV 44.6°
- f/2.4 aperture, 5 piece lens, AF
- 13MP, 124.8° ultra-wide-angle camera
- S5K3L6, 13MP, 1.12μm, 1/3″ sensor, FOV 124.8° ultra-wide angle
- f/2.4 aperture, 5 piece lens
- Zoom: Triple camera zoom with 2x optical zoom and 10x digital zoom
- Focus: Laser focus | Phase detection focus | Contrast detection focus
- Photo resolution: up to 8000×6000 pixels*
- Video resolution: up to 3840×2160 pixels*
- Single-tone flash
If you have quite a bit of cash saved up. Then this is the phone you want to go for because you will not regret it.