Huawei P9 Plus vs ZUK Z2 vs OnePlus 3 vs Xiaomi Mi5 : Quadruple Comparison

Huawei P9 Plus,ZUK Z2,OnePlus 3,Xiaomi Mi5

Who could tell, a few years ago, that smartphones from China would be among the best in the Android market?

There is no doubt that devices from east part of the world, in the recent years, have leaped to incredible quality. The bottom line is that they stand a fierce rival to well established smartphone companies in a global scale. In those lines, now, as we did a while ago with the best smartphones of the year, we will be comparing the flagships of some of the most popular Chinese smartphone companies in the market. With this, we warn you that it will not be easy to pick a winner from – Huawei P9 Plus, ZUK Z2, OnePlus 3 and Xiaomi Mi5.

Huawei P9 Plus

Huawei P9 Plus,ZUK Z2,OnePlus 3,Xiaomi Mi5

Huawei P9 Plus
Dimensions 152.3 x 75.3 x 7 mm
Weight 162 gms
Screen 5.5″ Full HD Super AMOLED Capacitive Touch
Pixel Density 401 ppi
Processor HiSilicon Kirin 955 (High-end Octa-core)
OS Android v6.0 (Marshmallow)/ EMUI 4.1
Storage 64 GB
Cameras Dual rear camera 12 megapixel f / 2.2 front 8MP
Battery 3400 mAh Fast charging
Others Touch Technology Press, front stereo speakers, expandable memory via microSD, NFC, fingerprint reader.

This is one of the best smartphones from Huawei which has managed to stand up to some of the best smartphones of the year. Thanks to the superior innovations with respect to other devices.

Although Huawei P9 plus, as we expect, has some upgraded features from its younger sibling – the Huawei P9, certain features such as dual camera with Leica lenses, the Press Touch technology screen and stereo speakers does stand out from Huawei P9.

Of course, there are also some negative aspects to this smartphone, for example, although it is something that will depend on user preferences, your customization layer is not the best rated in the Android landscape. Furthermore, we find it to be the most expensive among the four with its lofty price of around $700.

Lenovo ZUK Z2
Dimensions 141.7 x 68.9 x 8.5 mm
Weight 149 gms
Screen 5 inch Super AMOLED 1080 x 1920
Pixel Density 424 ppi
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow under ZUI 2.0
Storage 64 GB
Cameras 13 megapixel back with a focal 1.8, autofocus, dual-LED flash. Rear 8 megapixel camera with a focal 2.0
Battery 3.500 mAh
Others 4G, fingerprint scanner, USB type C

Another smartphone that less noise has made since its introduction, is one of the most has to say. And it is that their specifications terminal top , next to its price, which is the cheapest among all of this comparison, make ZUK Z2 a safe bet , and a great option with regard to other terminals.

As in the device Huawei, it is possible that the terminal signed by Lenovo is forgotten because of the chosen software, because since the company failed to incorporate CyanogenOS on their devices , the layer of customization ZUI has been present at these terminals , an interface clearly oriented to the Asian market.

Moreover, its price, as we said, is the smallest of the terminals of this comparison, because for just 300 euros will be able to buy this little beast arrival from China.

Lenovo YOU Z2 339,99 € TO BUY
PVP 245 €

OnePlus 3

OnePlus 3
Dimensions 15.2 cm x 7.4 cm x 7.35 mm
Weight 158 gms
Screen 5.5 inch Full HD Optic AMOLED
Pixel Density 401 ppi
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
OS Marshmallow under Oxygen OS Android 6.0 3.2
Storage 64 GB
Cameras 16 megapixel rear and front 8MP
Battery 3000 mAh with fast charging DASH! Charge
Others NFC, dual SIM, fingerprint reader, USB Type C

The newest terminal OnePlus Chinese firm is also one of the devices that we liked most so far this year.Both its design and its features are up to the most expensive devices on the market, all for a considerably smaller than its competitors price, because for only 399 euros can be purchased from the official website of the company , another point for this device.

True, this device has suffered some problems from the time of its release but not all users have suffered- also found some shortcomings with respect to other terminals that could leave the OnePlus 3 in the background, as needed of slot for microSD or FM radio , small details that although many users may not care for others can be a must.

But of course, the OnePlus three wins in some respects from its competition, and the 6GB of RAM, next to the layer of customization OxygenOS , really similar to Android stock , make the device software simplyfly , and be able to topple true giants like Samsung Galaxy S7 in performance is concerned.

Xiaomi Mi5

Xiaomi Mi5
Dimensions 144.6 x 69.2 x 7.3 mm
Weight 129 gms
Screen 5.15 inch FullHD IPS
Pixel Density 428 ppi
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
RAM 3 or 4 GB
OS MIUI Android 6.0 Marshmallow under 7.0
Storage 32, 64 or 128 GB
Cameras Main 16-megapixel, f / 2.0, 8MP front
Battery 3000 mAh with fast charging
Others NFC, USB type C, fingerprint reader, QuickCharge 3.0

Xiaomi has not only given a blow on the table with this device is that it has halved. MI5 has become its most powerful and the best design to date device . This terminal, which was the first to be presented in between all of this comparison, it is certainly a great choice for those wanting a compact, lightweight, and with unmatched power terminal.

On the other hand, as is obvious, this device has the Xiaomi MIUI software version 7 in number, and therefore related to something less intrusive interfaces, users might not be too comfortable with this customization. Moreover, and given that this device can be found for a price around 350 euros , it can be a great option compared to other terminals.

Xiaomi Mi5 349,99 € TO BUY
PVP 349 €


As we said, it’s really hard to stay with one of these devices , because they all have different characteristics that allow users to choose one or the other depending on your tastes. Still, if there issomething that we get clear of this comparison is that the devices come from China have come to stay, and it ‘s really difficult to repent to purchase any of these terminals.

And you, which one would you choose? Tell us in the comments.

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