The Global Pandemic caused by noble Corona caused a lot of anti-China attitudes in India and the recent clash between India-China over border made the situation even worse. As we all know, the common people in India are asking all to ban the use of Chinese brands and products. The first step they took is to boycott Chinese developed apps like Tiktok, Xender, Camscanner, etc. Indian intelligence is asking users not to use Chinese apps as they are vulnerable to privacy and are at risk. The ‘Remove China Apps” made over 1 million downloads and is trending till now. The app detects all the Chinese apps and removes them immediately. The second step is that most of the users believe that they should stop using Chinese smartphones which may degrade the sales of China and may leave a strong message for them. In this article, we will show you some alternatives to Chinese smartphones.
Best Chinese and Non-Chinese phones across different budget segments
|Segment||Best Chinese Phones||Best Non-Chinese Phones|
|Under 10000 INR||Realme Narzo 10A|
Redmi 8A Dual
Samsung Galaxy A10s
Samsung Galaxy M10s
Samsung Galaxy M20
|Under 15000 INR||Vivo Z1x|
Vivo Z1 Pro
Realme Narzo 10
Redmi Note 8 Pro
Redmi Note 9 Pro
|Samsung Galaxy M30s
LG W30 Pro
|Under 20000 INR||Redmi Note 9 Pro Max|
Realme 6 Pro
|Samsung Galaxy A50s
Samsung Galaxy M31
|Under 30000 INR||Oppo Reno 3 Pro|
Oppo Reno 2
Realme X2 Pro
Redmi K20 Pro
|Samsung Galaxy A51
Google Pixel 3a
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
|Under 40000 INR||Realme X50 Pro|
Realme X2 Pro
Vivo iQOO 3
|Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite
Samsung Galaxy A71
ASUS ROG Phone 2
Nokia 9 PureView
Samsung Galaxy A80
Best Chinese phones alternatives for 2020
As you can see varieties of Chinese smartphone alternatives in the list above, we handpicked some best alternatives per budget segment depending on performance and features. So let’s check it out.
1. Samsung Galaxy M10s
Under 10000 INR, we think the best alternative to Realme Narzo 10A, Realme C3, and Redmi 8A Dual will be the Samsung Galaxy M10s. The M10s come with a massive Super AMOLED HD screen of 6.4-inches which will leave you mesmerized. For performance, it runs on Samsung’s own Exynos 7884B Octa-core processor with Mali-G71 MP2 for gaming. A RAM of 3GB and internal storage of 32GB is on board for seamless multitasking. On the camera section, it has a dual rear camera combination of 13MP+5MP and an 8MP selfie shooter. It has a 4000mAh battery with fast charging of 15W.
2. Samsung Galaxy M30s
The Samsung Galaxy M30s can be considered the best alternative to Vivo Z1x, Vivo Z1 Pro, Realme Narzo 10, Realme 6 and Redmi Note 8 Pro under 15000 rupees. The Galaxy M30s is a so-called Monster and it even justifies the title. The device has a Full HD+ Super AMOLED display for fascinating viewing experience. It has the all-new Exynos 9611 Octa-core processor and a Mali-G72 MP3 GPU. To push your boundaries in photography more it has a triple camera with the primary camera of 48MP and a 16MP for selfies. For strong performance, it has a blazing fast RAM of 4GB with 64GB of internal storage. A battery of 6000mAh is what makes it a monster in this price segment which will last longer than ever. Also, with the Type-C Fast charging of 15W brick, you don’t have to stay long to fully charge your mobile.
3. Samsung Galaxy M31
The best smartphone under Rs 20000 includes Redmi Note 9 Pro Max, Realme 6 Pro, Poco X2, Realme X2, Realme X and Realme XT. But they are from Chinese brands. So, we have chosen a Non-Chinese smartphone “Samsung Galaxy M31” as their alternative. The Galaxy M31 is the successor of M30s and so it is called a Mega Monster. It is “Mega” in everything. From display to battery, the title justifies it all. The M31 boasts with an immersive Super AMOLED display of 6.4-inch for beautiful viewing experience. The phone is powered by Exynos 9611 Octa-core processor with Mali-G72 MP3 GPU and for faster tasking, it comes with a 6GB RAM with an internal storage of 64GB. Now comes the camera section, you can take Mega Snaps with the 64MP main camera and a 32MP Mega selfie shooter to make you look more beautiful. You can also record 4K videos with both the rear and front cameras. It has a mega battery of 6000mAh with 15W fast charging.
4. Asus 6z
If we look into the current Indian smartphone market under 30000-segment, we found Asus 6z will be a best Non-Chinese phone as an alternative to Realme X2 Pro, OnePlus 7 and Redmi K20 Pro. The Asus 6z has an IPS LCD Full HD+ screen of 6.4-inch with Corning Gorilla 6 protection. For efficient performance, it is powered by the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Octa-core processor. Also, this phone comes with 6GB of RAM, and to store all your favourite files in one place it also comes with an internal memory capacity of 64GB. To capture stunning photos, it has only one camera to click both selfies and rear pictures. Yes, you got it right. It has a trendy Motorised Flip camera of 48MP main camera and a 13MP for Ultra wide-angle pictures. You can also record jaw-dropping 4K videos. This phone comes with a whopping 5000 mAh battery to keep you connected to your work and entertainment as much as you need. It also supports QuickCharge 4.0.
5. Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite
Last but not the least, the premium Chinese smartphone alternative to Realme X50 Pro, OnePlus 7T, Realme X2 Pro and Vivo iQOO 3 under 40000 INR is the new Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite. The Galaxy Note 10 Lite has all the premium features you can think of. The device has a near bezel-less Always-On display of a huge 6.7-inches. It is a Super AMOLED Full HD+ display. To be more creative and intelligent, the phone comes with beautiful S-Pen. It is more than just a “Pen”. The phone has a powerful Exynos 9810 Octa-core processor with a Mali-G72 MP18 GPU. To push it to limits, it has a RAM of 8GB and internal storage of 128GB to keep all your files stored. If you need more space, you can expand it to 1TB which is a huge amount. You can click Pro-quality photos from three perspectives with the triple rear camera with three 12MP cameras with different functions. It has a 32MP selfie camera. All the front and rear cameras support 4K recording. To last as long as you do throughout the day it has a 4500mAh battery with 25W fast charging.
The future of the smartphone market in India is leaning towards Samsung. According to the latest survey taken by 91mobiles, there is increased growth of users converting from Xiaomi to Samsung and the later may take over the former in the next 1 to 2 years.
As per the survey, Xiaomi users decreased from 56% in 2019 to 51% in 2020. Moreover, the case is the full opposite of Samsung. Samsung has an increased buy rate of 53% in 2019 to 59% in 2020. We think Samsung will go to its full potential in the upcoming months.