The best Xiaomi phones offer incredible value on a budget and often set the standard for the category. The Chinese manufacturer now sells phones in the U.K. and other Western markets, making it easier for customers to get their hands on Xiaomi’s products. From $100 entry-level phones to true flagships with innovative cameras, Xiaomi makes some of the best phones you can buy today.
Redmi Note 9 Pro
The Redmi Note 9 Pro takes the best that Xiaomi has to offer in the budget segment and kicks things up a gear. You get a massive 6.67-inch panel, Snapdragon 720G chipset, 64MP camera at the back, 16MP front camera, and a 5020mAh battery with 30W fast charging. With two-day battery life between charges, the Redmi Note 9 Pro dominates its rivals.
The POCO M3 combines a gorgeous design with a massive 6000mAh battery that delivers well over two days of use between charges. The phone has decent internal hardware, comes with a 3.5mm jack and dual-SIM slot, and is one of the best budget phones you can buy right now.
108MP reasons to love:
Xiaomi Mi 10
The Mi 10 has a gorgeous design with a dual-curved screen, and you get an incredible 108MP camera at the back that can take on the Galaxy S21 Ultra and other flagships. There’s the Snapdragon 865, 8 G.B. of RAM, 128GB of storage, a 6.67-inch 90Hz AMOLED panel, and a 4780mAh battery with 30W wired and wireless charging.
Xiaomi Mi 10T Lite/Mi 10i
The Mi 10T-Lite is one of the best value-focused mid-range phones you can buy right now. It has a gorgeous gradient pattern at the back, a stunning 120Hz screen, Snapdragon 750G under the hood along with 5G connectivity, 6 G.B. of RAM, 64MP camera, and a 4820mAh battery with 33W fast charging. The Indian version comes with a 108MP camera instead.
120Hz on a budget:
The POCO X3 has a vibrant 6.67-inch screen with a 120Hz refresh rate, and you get great hardware in the form of the Snapdragon 732G along with 6 G.B. of RAM as standard. There’s also a 5160mAh battery with 33W fast charging, NFC, 64MP camera at the back that takes excellent photos, and the phone works in the U.S.
Xiaomi is the king of the entry-level segment, and the Redmi 9 illustrates why. The phone has a 6.53-inch screen with an FHD+ resolution, is powered by the Helio G80 chipset, and has 3 G.B. of RAM and 32 G.B. of storage as standard. You’ll find a 13MP camera at the back, a massive 5020mAh battery with 18W fast charging, and there’s even NFC.