Ranking – top 5.5-inch smartphones

1. place: Nubia Z17

Technical details

  • CPU: Snapdragon 835 - 4x2.35GHz + 4x1.9GHz
  • RAM: 6 GB RAM, 8 GB RAM
  • Display: -
  • OS: ,
  • Battery: 3200 mAh - fixed
  • Camera: 23 MP f/1.8
  • LTE: Yes - LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 20(800), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
  • Dual-SIM: nano
  • Storage: 128 GB or 64 GB
  • Expansion: No

Pros / Cons

  • Extremely fast Snapdragon 835 processor
  • Excellent build quality and design
  • Great camera
  • Full LTE support
  • Gigantic 6/8GB of RAM
  • Bezel-less full-HD display
  • No audio jack
  • Mono speaker
  • No image stabilizer
  • Poor night shots

2. place: Xiaomi Mi Note 3

Technical details

  • CPU: Snapdragon 660 - 4 x 1,8GHz + 4 x 2,2GHz
  • RAM: 6 GB RAM
  • Display: -
  • OS: ,
  • Battery: 3500 mAh - fixed
  • Camera: 12 MP f/1.8
  • LTE: Yes - LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
  • Dual-SIM: nano
  • Storage: 128 GB or 64 GB
  • Expansion: No

Pros / Cons

  • Perfect build quality
  • Brilliant display
  • Thin & light
  • Good and fast performance
  • Great dual-camera
  • Awesome battery life
  • No audio jack
  • Price/performance ratio not as good as of Mi6
  • Mediocre selfie camera

3. place: Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X

Technical details

  • CPU: Snapdragon 625 - 8 x 2GHz
  • RAM: 3 GB RAM, 4 GB RAM
  • Display: -
  • OS: ,
  • Battery: 4100 mAh - fixed
  • Camera: 13 MP f/2.0
  • LTE: Yes - FDD-LTE B1/B3/B4/B5/B7/B8/B20 TD-LTE B38/B40
  • Dual-SIM: nano, micro
  • Storage: 32 GB or 64 GB
  • Expansion: Hybrid

Pros / Cons

  • Awesome 2.5D glass display
  • Nice gaming performance
  • Outstanding system performance
  • useful cameras
  • Great build quality
  • Nice design
  • No quick-charge
  • Problems with videos (quality & sound)
  • Mediocre speaker

4. place: Oukitel K6000 Plus

Technical details

  • CPU: Mediatek MT6750 - 4 x 1,3 Ghz + 4 x 1,0 Ghz
  • RAM: 4 GB RAM
  • Display: -
  • OS:
  • Battery: 6080 mAh - fixed
  • Camera: 16 MP
  • LTE: Yes - 1/3/7/8/20
  • Dual-SIM: nano
  • Storage: 64 GB
  • Expansion: Hybrid

Pros / Cons

  • Huge battery
  • Android 7
  • 4/64GB storage
  • Lots of functions
  • Hybrid-slot
  • Few sensors

This ranking lists the top smartphones with a 5.5-inch display.

Here you can find the most popular 5.5-inch Chinese smartphones. All of the shops listed in our price comparison are reputable and trustworthy online shops, which are mainly rated positively. These 5.5-inch smartphones from China have a low price and offer great performance that meets all expectations. 5.5-inch displays have the perfect size for enjoying multimedia contents. The smartphones listed in this ranking vary from high-end phones to middle class devices and there are even phones from the low-budget segment.

Most of the phones tested by Chinahandys.net have a display size of 5.5 inches. Correspondingly, only the best devices made it into the ranking. Big Chinese manufacturers like Xiaomi, Oneplus or LeEco dominate the ranking with phones that offer an excellent price-performance ratio. The first smartphones of the list are absolutely suitable for gaming and they can keep up with the common manufactures in all other categories as well, if not beat the competition.

* Prices include shipping and customs duties. Intermediate changes of prices, ranking, delivery time and costs possible.