Xiaomi – one of the three pillars (along with Huawei and Lenovo), which keeps China’s exports of smartphones. In the first quarter of 2016 the company Xiaomei ranked fifth in the world in smartphone sales, beating the South Korean giant LG. The share Xiaomei had 5.5% of the global smartphone market. Another inspiring figure is respect: the main thing for Xiaomei Redmi family of models in summer 2016 broke the mark of 110 million units sold.
If until this year known as Xiaomei was at the hearing only in advanced fans of Chinese smartphones now due to start in May 2016, this brand is not inferior in popularity in other Chinese brands, and the ratio of “price -quality “smartphones Xiaomei often superior to other Chinese. Different models Xiaomei can be found in different ratings on the site (usually in the first place), but for completeness love with this brand we have gathered the best and the newest models (all of them will be available in 2016) in the same rating, which takes into account the ratio of “price-quality” reviews and specifications.
Xiaomi Mi5 64GB
The flagship Xiaomei went on sale March 1, 2016. Specifications: 5.15 inch screen. resolution of 1920×1080 pixels, the operating system Android 6.0, 64 GB of permanent and 3 GB of RAM, support for two sims is not supported by external memory card. 16 megapixel main camera, front 4 megapixel. The main camera uses Sony IXM298 sensor. Experts DxOMark laboratory testing the camera Xiaomi Mi5, she put the same amount of points, how many models of Samsung Galaxy S5, Sony Xperia Z2, Z3 and M5.
Xiaomi Mi Max 32Gb
This smartphone, which appeared in May 2016. Specifications: 6.44 inch screen resolution of 1920×1080, the operating system Android 6.0, 32 GB of internal and 3 GB of RAM, a slot for memory cards up to 128GB capacity (combined with a second slot for SIM-card), 16 megapixel main camera, front 5 megapixel. Capacity Battery 4850 mA⋅ch. 6-core processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 MSM8956.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 64Gb
This is the newest model in the family favorite of customers Redmi. Xiaomei presented Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 at the presentation in Beijing recently – 25 August 2016, so the reviews about it yet. But the technical characteristics allow it to take its rightful place in the ranking: IPS-screen 5.5-inch resolution of 1920×1080 pixels, Android 6.0 operating system, 64 GB of permanent and 3 GB of RAM, a slot for memory cards up to 128GB capacity (combined with slot the second SIM-card). 13 megapixel main camera, a front 5 megapixel. Battery capacity 4100 mA⋅ch. 10-core processor MediaTek Helio X20 (MT6797), 2100MHz. There is a fingerprint reader.
Xiaomi Redmi Pro 64GB
This model was released in late July 2016. Specifications: OLED-screen 5.5-inch resolution of 1920×1080 pixels, Android 6.0 operating system, 64 GB of permanent and 3 GB of RAM, support for two simok, support for external memory card (slot it is combined with a second slot for SIM-card). Battery capacity 4050 mA⋅ch. 10-core processor MediaTek Helio X25 (MT6797T). There is a fingerprint reader. Like the 7th iPhone or LG G5, at the Xiaomi Redmi Pro 3 camera immediately. 13-megapixel sensor Sony IMX258 is responsible for the capture of the main image and the sub-unit of the 5 megapixel Samsung provides beautiful pics (part of the image, not be in focus in the picture) and helps in ready images. Both chambers are removed simultaneously. The front camera has a resolution of 5 MP. Currently there are no Russian firmware.
Xiaomi Redmi 3S 16Gb
This model was released in June 2016. Specifications: IPS-screen 5-inch resolution of 1280×720, the operating system Android 6.0, 16 GB of built-in 2 GB of RAM, a slot for memory cards up to 128GB (combined with a slot for a second SIM-card), the main camera 13 megapixel, front 5 megapixel. Battery Capacity 4100 mA⋅ch. 8-core processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 MSM8937. There is a fingerprint reader.
On sale is also a kind of Xiaomi Redmi 3s 32Gb, where 32GB of internal and 3 GB of RAM, it scored 66% of fives, and its average price – 10 580 rubles.
This model – the best choice for those who want a budget smartphone with a powerful battery. According to reviews, the battery of this model with the active use holds a charge for two days. Portal 4PDA in the review of this model summarizes: “Xiaomi Redmi 3S, certainly one of the most striking budget devices this year’s compact size, very pleasant tactile experience, fast fingerprint reader and a good multimedia suite, coupled with excellent operating time – this quickly get used to. and do not feel slighted in anything. ”
Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Pro 32Gb
The model went on sale in January 2016. Specifications: IPS-screen 5.5-inch resolution of 1920×1080 pixels, the operating system Android 5.1 Lollipop, 32 GB of permanent and 3 GB of RAM, a slot for memory cards up to 128GB (combined with a second slot for SIM-card). 16 megapixel main camera, a front 5 megapixel. Battery capacity 4050 mA⋅ch. 6-core processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 MSM8956, 1800MHz. There is a fingerprint reader.
If we compare the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 64Gb and Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Pro 32Gb, we can say that the Redmi Note 4 64Gb when the difference in the price of only for more powerful processor, 2 times more memory (although it is not so important, as both models support external memory cards up to 128 GB), pre-installed last (6th) version of Android (but again, this does not matter because even if buying redmi Note 3 Pro is the fifth Android, he easily upgraded to the 6th). In Redmi Note 4 64Gb main camera 13 megapixel, while at the Redmi Note 3 Pro – 16 MP, but the comparative test results is difficult to say which of the two chambers is better. However, reviews for Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is not, moreover, this model is no Russian firmware, for these reasons Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Pro 32Gb currently recommended for a purchase.
If we compare the Redmi Note 3 Pro 32Gb and Redmi Pro 64GB the situation is about the same (only need to add more quality OLED-screen at redmi the Pro) , only the price difference is quite large (4000 rubles). Once Xiaomi Redmi Pro 64GB firmware will be Russian and the price will drop slightly this model, it will be able to take first place, but now in terms of price-quality, albeit by a whisker, winning Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Pro 32Gb.
As for the comparison with the public sector Redmi 3S, then there is the price difference is not in favor of the Redmi Note 3 Pro, with the Redmi Note 3 Pro – the flagship model and also smartphone with a large screen and a resolution of Full HD, as well as slightly better camera . Therefore, it was she who wins the first place in the rankings, while every model of the top 6 is worth buying, only need to choose the right.