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Top 5 smartphones with MediaTek Deca-core Helio X20 you can buy

28 October 2016 5

MediaTek is one of the fastest emerging chipset company which is currently providing Socs to power a number of Chinese smartphone flagships available in the market with affordable price tag. The Helio X20 was the first Deca-core Soc produced by the company which features Tri-clusters architecture.

The best thing about smartphones powering by company’s first Deca-core Soc is quite affordable despite being powered by a 10 cores chipset. Today we will enlist top 5 smartphones available in the market powered with Helio X20 at affordable price tags.

  • Vernee Apollo Lite

We will start our list with the Vernee Apollo Lite as it is one of the first smartphone announced with Helio X20 chipset and device gained much success in Chinese market because of its affordable price tag and high-end specs sheet. Vernee is not the well-known manufacturer in China but instead they are relatively new company in manufacturing smartphone. No doubt, the company’s Apollo Lite is the great value for money considering its build quality, specs, and the price tag. Let’s have a look at what Apollo Lite is bringing to the table in terms of specs for the customers.

This affordable smartphone is packed with 5.5-inches 2.5D display with full HD screen resolution and Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The MediaTek Octa-core Helio X20 is powering the handset with 4GB of RAM and built-in internal memory is 32GB. However, buyers can expand internal storage as well by using external MicroSD card. On the rear side, the camera sensor is of 16MP with single LED flashlight whereas the front facing sensor is of 5MP. A 3,180mAh battery keeps the device running and it does support fast charging as well. The device is currently up for sale at Gear best for $247.

  • Homtom HT10

The Homtom HT10 is the second smartphone in our top 5 list, the device brings slightly new features in its range. At the moment, mostly smartphones are packed with fingerprint scanner either on the front side or rear side but the Homtom HT10 is featuring IRIS scanner for unlocking the device.

In terms of specs sheet, the device features 5.5 inches IPS display with full HD screen resolution of 1080 pixels. The Helio X20 is on board as the processor with a clocking speed of 2.3GHz and 4GB of RAM. The device internal storage is 32GB and it can be expanded as well using MicroSD card. The rear camera on the device is Sony manufactured IMX230 21MP sensor while the front facing camera is of 8MP. The 3,300mAh battery will keep this affordable smartphone lights on and Android Marshmallow is the OS of the device. If you are interested the device can be purchased for $249.99

  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 4

Well, if you are discussing Chinese affordable smartphones with Helio X20 story doesn’t complete without Xiaomi’s contribution. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 was announced as the successor model of company’s best-selling Redmi Note 3 but was not as successful as the predecessor because the company didn’t bring major changes in design but instead only upgrades internal specs.

The device is featuring IPS display of 5.5-inches. The Helio Deca-core Soc is accompanied with 3GB RAM and 64GB of base model storage. It is also expandable via MicroSD cards. A 4,100mAh battery keeps the device lights on and can be charged using company’s fast charging tech.

In terms of Camera, the rear sensor of the device is Samsung’s 13MP camera with single LED flash. The video calling and selfie-centric camera are of 5MP. This affordable device is available for $242.

  • Meizu MX6

Meizu is also among those Chinese smartphone manufacturers who is known for adopting new tech and offering handsets at affordable price tags. The company releases MX6 to compete against Xiaomi Redmi Note 4.

On Paper, the device hardware specs are pretty much similar to the Xiaomi’s handset. The top of the line variant has 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage but its internal storage can’t be expanded. The Redmi Note 4 rear camera sensor was from Samsung but Meizu opted Sony’s 12MP sensor and on the front side, the camera module is of 8MP. A relatively smaller 3,060mAh battery will keep the machinery running and Android Marshmallow is on board as OS. You can buy Meizu MX6 for $260.

  • Xiaomi Redmi Pro

Xiaomi Redmi Pro is another Helio X20 powered smartphone from Xiaomi. This device is also not a major success. The best thing about Xiaomi Redmi Pro is its dual rear camera setup.

The device display is 5.5 inches OLED display. The MediaTek’s Helio X20 in this smartphone is clocking at a speed of 2.1 GHz. The internal storage of the device is 32GB with 3GB of RAM. The fingerprint scanner is embedded in the front side and as OS Android Marshmallow is on board with MIUI 8 layer. The dual rear camera sensors on the rear side are of 13 and 5MP. You can grab this handset for $269.99.

These are the top 5 smartphones in our list which are powered by Helio’s Deca-core X20 chipset and all are around $250 price range. We would like to know your thoughts on our list, do share your views in the comments section below.

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Top 5 smartphones with MediaTek Deca-core Helio X20 you can buy
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As far as all the devices are concerned, I guess all are very competitively priced. That's the best thing of them all. So, it gets even more difficult to make out which device you should buy.


As soon as I read the title of the article, I thought there would at least be a couple of devices that are from the house of Xiaomi.

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