Great 4G Phones from China
China has finally started launching real 4G LTE smartphones that can be used internationally. Since the start of 2014, China has started getting familiar with 4G LTE and more and more 4G smartphones are coming out of the Chinese market. Here are 5 great 4G LTE smartphones from China.
Oppo Find 7
The Oppo Find 7 is pretty awesome, with 4G support and a whole bunch of extra features. The screen on this device is spectacular, with a 2560 x 1440 resolution on a QHD display. It also features super touch coating and ultra sensitivity. There are two versions, one being with a lower resolution 1080p display. The Oppo Find 7 is a quad core device, running at 2.5GHz. It features 2GB of RAM, the Android 4.3 OS, as well as NFC, bluetooth, a built in GPS chipset, 13 megapixel rear camera and 5 megapixel front camera.
The Oppo Find 7 is available for $598.
The Xiaomi Mi3 is another quad core device with 4G connectivity. The Mi3 has a 5 inch FHD display with full high definition resolution, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of expandable storage (up to 64GB), NFC connectivity and runs on the Android 4.2 OS. All of this is paired with a super fast quad core Nvidia Tegra4 processor at 1.8GHz. Other features include bluetooth 4.0 technology and wireless technology, including the capacity to receive a 5GHz wireless connection. The Mi3 also has a 13 megapixel rear CMOS camera, as well as a 2 megapixel front camera.
This particular phone has a unique design and a slim profile too.
The Xiaomi Mi3 is available for $275.99.
Xiaomi Red Rice
The Xiaomi Red Rice is a stunning device, with a strong coloured design that is sure to stand out. Not to mention, it is also a 4G phone with a quad core processor, keeping everything super fast.
The Red Rice features a quad core 1.5Ghz processor. The screen on the Red Rice is 4.7 inches in size with a 720p resolution. This is not a usual Android device, instead running on the Mini V5 OS. It does include Google Play support.
Other features include an 8 megapixel rear camera, 1.3 megapixel front camera, bluetooth, wireless, a built in GPS chipset, a 2000mAh battery and a slim profile at only 9.9mm thick.
The Red Rice is available for $158, making it one of the cheaper 4G models available.
The iHTC Butterfly is another quad core 4G Android smartphone. This device looks similar to real HTC branded phones. The iHTC features a nice 5 inch HD IPS display with a resolution of 1280 x 720. It runs on a quad core MTK6589 processor of 1.2GHz. Other features include 1GB of RAM and an expandable 4GB of internal storage.
The iHTC Butterfly runs on the Android 4.2.8 OS. Other features include a 12.6 megapixel rear camera, 3.1 megapixel front camera, bluetooth 2.1, wireless b/g, a built in GPS chipset, dual sim card support and a slim profile at only 8.9mm.
The iHTC Butterfly is available for $139.99, even cheaper than the Red Rice.
Last on the list is the dual core Haipai X710D. This device runs on a 1.3GHz dual core MTK6577 processor. It won’t be as fast as quad and octa core Android phones, but dual core seems to do just fine these days as long as you don’t overload the device.
Other features of the X710D include 4G connectivity, 4GB of expandable internal storage, 512MB of RAM, a 5.3 inch 800 x 480 capacitive touch screen, dual cameras (8 megapixel rear camera and 2 megapixel front camera), wireless b/g, bluetooth 2.1, a built in GPS chipset and a 2800mAh battery. This device is slightly thicker than the above mentioned models, at 12mm in thickness.
While its specs aren’t as impressive as the rest, this 4G device comes at a price of only $135.