Nicknamed “the Apple of china”, Xiaomi launches out to the conquest of Europe. The brand, created in 2010, is known to offer products at a very good price/quality ratio. It should therefore appeal to French consumers looking for bargains.
Xiaomi has three physical stores in Paris (at 30/32 avenue des Champs-Elysées, Forum des Halles, and at 39 Blvd Sevastopol) and one based in the Ile-de-France, Velizy 2. In other French cities, you will find the smartphones of the brand, mainly in the Fnac and Darty.
The brand is also on online shopping sites like Gearbest and Banggood.
If you want to buy a Xiaomi online, then head over to the official site of Mi, or on SFR, Bouygues and ecommerçants (Fnac, Darty, Boulanger, Amazon France, amazon, Cdiscount, Materiel.Net, etc).
It is worth pointing out that the smartphones from Xiaomi are Android with a “overlay” called MIUI. This means that if you have the habit of using pure Android, you will notice some differences in the presentations between the two.
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Now, here are the 15 best Xiaomi.
1. Xiaomi Mi 9 .
A speed monster, a beautiful design with a quality-price ratio, to this day, unmatched on the market, the Mi 9 ” is a superb phone that you can’t ignore.
What is it that differentiates it from the Mi 8 ? The integration of the fingerprint sensor on the screen, the latest processor Snapdragon 855 of Qualcomm, the technology of wireless charging 20 W, and a triple camera AI, which includes a sensor 48 Mp.
2. Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro .
The Mid 9T Pro features a design with the quality finishes that you will find in two colours, gradients, blue and red but also in black if you prefer sobriety.
Its display of 6,39-inch AMOLED display, it is devoid of the notch and has a fingerprint reader. Using a lens selfie pop-up, his report screen/body is 91.9 %.
On the back, Xiaomi has provided its Mi 9T Pro a module triple aim of 48 Mp, 13 Mp and 8 Mp.
The Mid 9t Pro integrates a processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 boosted by a storage capacity of 64 Gb or 128 Gb. Finally, as for the Mid 9T, he inherited a battery of 4,000 mAh which gives you easily a battery life of more than 24 hours.
3. Xiaomi Mi Note 10 .
With the Mi Note 10, Xiaomi has taken a giant leap in the design of this range, and complete this elegant body with the software MIUI 11, also improved. Its selling point is its objective photo main of 108 PD, which on paper promises wonders, but in practice it is a little less well as smartphones for the photo.
However, the battery life is incredible, it can take up to two days without recharging (depending on your use).
This is not a flagship phone, but it is a solid mid-range smartphone, and versatile, all at a very attractive price.
4. Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro .
Less than 600 €, the Mi 8 Pro is amazing. It is powerful (Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 845 IEA), it has the same camera ultra-high performance of the Mi 8, and it features an AMOLED screen 6,21 inches that incorporates a fingerprint reader.
On the design side, it’s a Xiaomi, the rounded edges and the transparent shell. According to us, it is a versatile device sold much cheaper than an iPhone.
5. Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 .
The Mi Mix 3 is a gorgeous slide phone including the dual sensor selfi is hidden behind the screen. This system allows you to get a full screen view and faster access to the phone.
In addition, Half Mix 3 is a small update of the 2S, and loses even the next bling bling of his predecessor, in which the photo sensor is ringed with 18 karat gold. However, it does not remain about it less one excellent phone sold at an incredible price.
In addition, its processor (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) is coupled to a RAM of 6 Gb and a storage space of 128 Gb (non-expandable), which is rather generous.
For more information on the performance of the Mi Mix 3, please do not hesitate to read our test.
6. Xiaomi Mi 8 .
A price-amazing, breathtaking performance, photos of an impressive quality, an AMOLED screen 18.7:9 greater than ever and a new feature of facial recognition 3D are among the many reasons for which you should provide you with the Mi 8.
We would have still liked it to be compatible with the wireless charging, waterproof and it has a screen, a Quad-HD. We regret that the fingerprint reader embedded in the screen is exclusive to the edition Explorer.
7. Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S .
We are big fans of the range Mi Mix of Xiaomi. The latest model to be released, the Mi Mix 2S, is thinner and lighter than its predecessor. It is also faster, thanks to its Snapdragon cpu 835.
The design of the phone has been fine-tuned, but we regret a little that, to do this, the battery life has been diminished and that the Jack had disappeared.
The Mi Mix 2S is a fantastic phone mid-range
8. Xiaomi Mi 9T .
The Mid 9T is the Xiaomi is the most balanced we’ve ever seen, combining some of the best features of the Mi series 9 to create a smartphone versatile, affordable and solid. The big screen without a notch, the huge battery and the triple camera promise to revolutionize the market of phones of middle range.
9. Xiaomi Mi 9 .
The Mi 9 is one of the best Android phones on the market and with its release, it is not only much more affordable but also more compact.
The SE has the same features, but also a new fingerprint sensor on the screen, a module photo triple 48 Mp as well as a superb design in glass with holographic effect.
It is less expensive because Xiaomi has integrated a processor mid-range. If you do not use games or programs that are too demanding then the Mid 9’s you will be good enough.
10. Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T .
The Redmi Note 8T is sold for less than 230 € on Xiaomi, a superb price for a mid-range smartphone, which is equipped with 4 sensors photos, one of which is 48 Mp. Add to that the fact that it has an AMOLED screen of 6.3 inches, it includes a battery of 4800 mAh battery and a Snapdragon cpu 665.
Finally, it should be noted that it is NFC-enabled (Google Pay) as well as the fast-charging 18 W.
11. Xiaomi Mi A3 .
The Mi A3 is different from its predecessors. It has an AMOLED display of 6 inches, the ratio of 19.5:9 and a notch, Dot Drop, in the shape of a drop of water.
This is a phone of mid-range to the very stylish design and available in three colours, Plus White, Blue and Subtle Shade of Gray.
On the back, it is equipped with a triple camera AI, with a main objective to 48 Mp, ultra wide angle 8 Mp and a sensor depth of field of 2 Mp. To the front, his goal selfie is 32 Mp.
Side performance, it houses a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor 665, with which you get a storage capacity ranging from 64 gb to 128 Gb, it is expandable to 256 Gb via a microSD card.
Its battery of 4030 mAh battery is impressive and it is compatible with the technology Quick Charge.
12. Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 .
You want a phone well at less than 200 €, then you are well fallen. The Redmi Note 7 is a smartphone/phablet to the excellent quality‑price ratio. It looks very similar to the range in Mid, a design in glass, a module camera dual lens 48 Pm.
Its screen and its battery are generous, it even has a headphone jack and an infrared port. Add to this list, a location, double Sim, and the possibility to expand its storage space via a microSD card.
At this price, one can easily close his eyes to the lack of compatibility, NFC, wireless charging, fingerprint reader and water resistance.
Its general performance is decent thanks to its Snapdragon cpu 660.
13. Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite .
The Mi 8 Lite is a phone of mid-range of an excellent quality‑price ratio, with a beautiful design and the technical characteristics very suitable, in particular in the field of photography.
Battery side, the Mi 8 Lite will keep you up at about 6: 30, which is an hour longer than the A2. In addition, it is compatible with the quick charge (Quick Charge-3).
14. Xiaomi Mi A2 .
The integration of Android One phones, Xiaomi makes their use much easier for French users.
If you are looking for an amazing smartphone at a lower price, then go no further, the Mi A2 is for you.
We have been épatées by its build quality, its screen, its triple module photo, and its overall performance. According to us, it is one of the best smartphones at the lowest price at the time.
15. Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite .
The Mi A2 Lite is a superb smartphone for less than 200 €. It adopts high-end design with a screen 19:9, two sensors photos back and shows decent performance.
The storage space is quite generous, and we appreciate that it is possible to increase it up to 256 Gb (via microSD card), and this without sacrificing the support dual-SIM.
The A2 Lite is also sold on Cdiscount.