Best smartphones 5.5-inch

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1. Le Pro 3

Specifications

  • CPU:4*2,5GHz. + 4*2GHz
  • Display:
  • OS:
  • Battery: 4050 mAh - integrated
  • Camera: 8 MP f/2.0
  • 4G: Yes - FDD LTE-FDD: B1/2/3/4/5/7/8/20 TD LTE: 38/39/40/41
  • Dual SIM: nano
  • Storage: 32, 64GB
  • Extensible: SD Card

Pros and Cons

  • enormously fast Snapdragon 821 processor
  • 4GB or 6GB RAM
  • very delicate design
  • great battery life
  • full LTE support
  • good main camera
  • only available in gold yet
  • weak selfie-cam

2. Oneplus 3

Specifications

  • CPU:2x 2.2 GHz und 2x 1.6 GHz
  • Display: Full-HD 5,5"
  • OS: Android 6, Oxygen OS
  • Battery: 3000 mAh - integrated
  • Camera: 16 MP f/
  • 4G: Yes -
  • Dual SIM: nano
  • Storage: 64
  • Extensible: SD Card

Pros and Cons

  • Outstanding performance
  • Great camera
  • Well thought-out OS
  • Excellent build quality
  • Dash-charge (fully charged in one hour!)
  • USB-C only 2.0
  • Battery not changeable
  • No expandable storage
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3. Xiaomi Mi5s Plus

Specifications

  • CPU:2 x 2,35GHz + 2 x 2,2GHz
  • Display:
  • OS:
  • Battery: 3800 mAh - integrated
  • Camera: 13 MP f/2
  • 4G: Yes - 1800/2100/2600
  • Dual SIM: nano
  • Storage:
  • Extensible: No

Pros and Cons

  • Sharp and bright display
  • Fast and big memory
  • High-end performance
  • Suitable cameras
  • Strong reception (network, Wi-Fi, GPS)
  • Great battery life
  • Dual camera without discernible function
  • In terms of haptics more average than high-end

4. Xiaomi Mi Note 2

Specifications

  • CPU:2 x 2,4 + 2 x 2,0
  • Display:
  • OS:
  • Battery: 4000 mAh - integrated
  • Camera: 22 MP f/2
  • 4G: Yes - Standard Version: FDD-LTE (B1,B3,B5,B7) TDD-LTE (B38,B39,B40,B41), Global Version: FDD-LTE ( B1,B2,B3,B4,B5,B7,B8,B12,B13,B17, B18,B19,B20,B25,B26,B28,B29,B30) TDD-LTE ( B38,B39,B40,B41)
  • Dual SIM: nano
  • Storage: 64GB, 128GB
  • Extensible: SD Card

Pros and Cons

  • Perfect build quality with a premium design
  • Fast MIUI V8 system
  • Great battery life
  • Good reception (Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth)
  • Great cameras
  • GLOBAL Version with complete network coverage
  • Display not perfect
  • No expandable storage
  • Weak camera in bad lighting conditions
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5. LeEco Le Max 2

Specifications

  • CPU:2*2,16GHz. + 2*1,6GHz.
  • Display: 2560 × 1440; 5,7"
  • OS: Android 6, EUI
  • Battery: 3100 mAh - integrated
  • Camera: 21 MP f/
  • 4G: Yes - FDD-LTE: B1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/17/20/25/26, TDD-LTE: B38/39/40/41
  • Dual SIM: nano
  • Storage: 32,64,128GB
  • Extensible: SD Card

Pros and Cons

  • Snapdragon 820 + 4 or 6 GB RAM
  • worldwide LTE support
  • excellent 2K display
  • great 21 megapixel camera
  • very good fingerprint scanner
  • good battery life
  • great speaker
  • no audio jack
  • system only in English
  • no expandable storage

6. Xiaomi Redmi Pro

Specifications

  • CPU:Mediatek Helio X20, Mediatek Helio X25 - 2 x 2.5GHz, 4 x 2.0GHz, 4 x 1.55GHz
  • Display: 1920 x 1080, 5,5 Zoll
  • OS: 6.0 Marshmallow, MIUI
  • Battery: 4000 mAh - replaceable
  • Camera: 13 MP f/2
  • 4G: Yes - FDD-LTE B1/B3/ B5/B7/ B8 TD-LTE B38/B39/B40/B41(2555-2655MHz)
  • Dual SIM: nano, micro
  • Storage: 32/64/128GB + 3/4GB
  • Extensible: SD Card

Pros and Cons

  • very good OLED Display
  • great performance
  • good battery life
  • strong wifi, network and gps signal
  • great design
  • nice build quality
  • double camera is just a gimmick
  • weak selfie cam
  • rather expensive

7. Xiaomi Redmi Note 4

Specifications

  • CPU:2 x 2.1GHz, 4 x 1.85GHz, 4 x 1.4GHz
  • Display: 1920 x 1080, 5,5 Zoll
  • OS: Android 6, MIUI
  • Battery: 4100 mAh - integrated
  • Camera: 13 MP f/2
  • 4G: Yes - FDD-LTE: B1/B3/ B5/B7/ B8 TD-LTE: B38/B39/B40/B41(2555-2655MHz)
  • Dual SIM: nano, micro
  • Storage: 16/64GB +2/3GB
  • Extensible: SD Card

Pros and Cons

  • extraordinary design
  • exzellent built quality
  • sharp full-HD-Display
  • very good battery
  • fast MIUI 8 System
  • average selfie quality

8. Vernee Apollo Lite

Specifications

  • CPU:2 x 2.5GHz, 4 x 2.0GHz, 4 x 1.55GHz
  • Display: 1920 x 1080 - 5.5 Inch
  • OS: Android 6 Mashmallow
  • Battery: 3100 mAh - integrated
  • Camera: 16 MP f/2
  • 4G: Yes - 800/1800/2600
  • Dual SIM: nano, micro
  • Storage: 4/32GB
  • Extensible: SD Card

Pros and Cons

  • Great performance
  • Fast processor + 4GB RAM
  • Full LTE support
  • Good camera
  • Good battery life with quick-charge function
  • Few options available in camera app
  • Speaker a bit tinny

9. Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Pro

Specifications

  • CPU:2*1,8GHz + 4*1,4GHz
  • Display: 1920x1080 5,52
  • OS: Android 5.1
  • Battery: 4100 mAh - integrated
  • Camera: 16 MP f/
  • 4G: Yes - FDD-LTE: B1/3/7 TDD-LTE: B38/39/40/41
  • Dual SIM: nano, micro
  • Storage: 16 GB
  • Extensible: SD Card

Pros and Cons

  • Great design and good processing
  • Amazing display
  • Working fingerprint scanner
  • Great battery life
  • Suitable for all games
  • Very fast MIUI system
  • hybrid slot
  • battery build in

10. LeEco Le 2

Specifications

  • CPU:2 x 2,3GHz + 4 x 2GHz + 4 x 1,4GHz
  • Display: 1920x1080 5,5"
  • OS: Android 6
  • Battery: 3000 mAh - integrated
  • Camera: 16 MP f/
  • 4G: Yes - 4G: FDD-LTE 1800/2100/2600MHz 4G: TDD-LTE: B38/39/40/41
  • Dual SIM: nano
  • Storage: 16,32,64
  • Extensible: SD Card

Pros and Cons

  • Fast EUI system with Android 6 basis
  • Fast 3/32GB storage
  • Great cameras
  • Outstanding reception (net, WLAN and GPS)
  • Great battery life
  • The best fingerprint scanner available
  • No 3.5mm audio jack
  • no expandable storage
  • Recently still system bugs

11. Elephone P9000

Specifications

  • CPU:8 x 2,0GHz
  • Display:
  • OS:
  • Battery: 3000 mAh - integrated
  • Camera: 13 MP f/2.2
  • 4G: Yes - FDD-LTE: Band 1/3/7/8/20 (800/1800/2100/2600MHz) TDD-LTE: Band 38/40
  • Dual SIM: micro
  • Storage: 32GB
  • Extensible: SD Card

Pros and Cons

  • very good display
  • nice processing and design
  • very small becel
  • super performance + 4GB RAM
  • Android 6
  • hybrid-slot
  • camera could be better

12. LeEco Le 1 Pro X800

Specifications

  • CPU:8*2,0 GHz
  • Display: 2560 x 1440, 5,5 Zoll
  • OS: Android 5
  • Battery: 3000 mAh - integrated
  • Camera: 13 MP f/2.0
  • 4G: Yes - FDD-LTE: B1/3/7 TDD-LTE: B38/39/40/41
  • Dual SIM: nano, micro
  • Storage: 64
  • Extensible: SD Card

Pros and Cons

  • Excellent build quality
  • Extremely high performance
  • Great cameras
  • Perfect 2K display
  • Nice and fast EUI system
  • No expandable storage
  • Low battery life
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13. Umi Plus E

Specifications

  • CPU:8*2.34Ghz
  • Display:
  • OS:
  • Battery: 4000 mAh - integrated
  • Camera: 13 MP f/
  • 4G: Yes - 800/1800/2600
  • SIM: micro
  • Storage:
  • Extensible: SD Card

Pros and Cons

  • Great multitasking ability thanks to 6GB RAM
  • 64GB storage
  • Good battery life
  • Full LTE support and dual-SIM
  • Nice display
  • Mediocre camera
  • False RAM statement from the manufacturer
  • Limited gaming
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14. Elephone Vowney

Specifications

  • CPU:8*2,0 GHz
  • Display:
  • OS:
  • Battery: 4000 mAh - integrated
  • Camera: 21 MP f/
  • 4G: Yes - FDD-LTE: B1/3/7/20 TDD-LTE: B40
  • Dual SIM: micro
  • Storage: 16/32GB
  • Extensible: SD Card

Pros and Cons

  • Fast Helio X10 processor
  • Perfect camera
  • 3GB RAM
  • Strong battery
  • Average build quality
  • Average display

15. Ulefone Future

Specifications

  • CPU:8*1,95GHz
  • Display: 1920 x 1080 - 5.5 Inch
  • OS: Android 6
  • Battery: 3000 mAh - integrated
  • Camera: 16 MP f/2
  • 4G: Yes - 800/1800/2100/2600
  • Dual SIM: nano, micro
  • Storage: 4/32GB
  • Extensible: SD Card

Pros and Cons

  • Build quality
  • Nice design
  • Good multitasking thanks to 4GB RAM
  • Great display
  • Several sensors
  • 32/4GB internal memory
  • GPS useless
  • Faulty fingerprint scanner
  • Hybrid slot

16. Umi Super

Specifications

  • CPU:8 x 2GHz
  • Display: 1920 x 1080 - 5.5 Inch
  • OS: Android 6
  • Battery: 3500 mAh - integrated
  • Camera: 13 MP f/
  • 4G: Yes - FDD-LTE: B1/3/7/20
  • Dual SIM: micro
  • Storage: 32 GB
  • Extensible: SD Card

Pros and Cons

  • Great display
  • 4GB RAM
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • Android 6
  • Notification LED
  • Average camera
  • Wrong information concerning battery capacity
  • Hybrid-slot

17. Umi Max

Specifications

  • CPU:8*2GHz.
  • Display: 1920 x 1080, 5,5 Zoll
  • OS: Android 6
  • Battery: 4000 mAh - integrated
  • Camera: 13 MP f/
  • 4G: Yes - LTE FDD: 2100(B1)/1800(B3)/2600(B7)/800(B20)
  • Dual SIM: micro
  • Storage: 16GB + 3GB
  • Extensible: SD Card

Pros and Cons

  • fast Helio P10 CPU
  • good multitasking
  • stable android 6 system
  • strong battery
  • good FullHD-Display
  • heavy and bulky
  • shaky buttons
  • bad camera quality

18. Meizu M3 Note

Specifications

  • CPU:4*1,8GHz + 4*1,0GHz
  • Display: 1920x1080, 5,5"
  • OS: Android 5.1
  • Battery: 4100 mAh - integrated
  • Camera: 13 MP f/2.2
  • 4G: Yes - FDD-LTE 2100/1800/2600MHz (1, 3, 7), TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600MHz,
  • Dual SIM: nano
  • Storage:
  • Extensible: SD Card

Pros and Cons

  • pleasing metal design
  • Great display
  • Suitable camera
  • Long battery life
  • Working fingerprint identity sensor
  • Fast and stable Flyme OS
  • Fingerprint scanner not available in stand-by
  • Bad processor performance concerning games
  • Dual SIM or Micro SD

19. Oukitel K6000 Pro

Specifications

  • CPU:8 x 1,3 Ghz
  • Display: 1920 x 1080, 5.5"
  • OS: Android 6
  • Battery: 6000 mAh - integrated
  • Camera: 16 MP f/
  • 4G: Yes - FDD-LTE: B1/3/7/20
  • Dual SIM: micro
  • Storage: 32
  • Extensible: SD Card

Pros and Cons

  • Strong battery
  • Android 6
  • Clean system
  • Great build quality
  • Faulty fingerprint scanner
  • Hybrid-Slot
  • Built-in battery
  • Few sensors

20. Cubot Dinosaur

Specifications

  • CPU:8x1,3GHz
  • Display: 1280 x 720 - 5,5 Inch
  • OS: Android 6
  • Battery: 4100 mAh - replaceable
  • Camera: 13 MP f/
  • 4G: Yes - FDD-LTE: B1/3/7/20
  • Dual SIM: micro
  • Storage: 16 GB
  • Extensible: SD Card

Pros and Cons

  • Fast Android 6 system
  • Dual-SIM and micro-SD
  • Good display
  • Long battery life
  • Great build quality
  • Strong network reception
  • Much plastic
  • average pictures

21. Ulefone Vienna

Specifications

  • CPU:8x1,3GHz
  • Display: 1920 x 1080 - 5.5 Inch
  • OS: Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • Battery: 3200 mAh - integrated
  • Camera: 13 MP f/
  • 4G: Yes - FDD-LTE: 800/900/1800/2100/2600 TDD-LTE: 2300
  • Dual SIM: nano, micro
  • Storage: 32 GB
  • Extensible: SD Card

Pros and Cons

  • Nice processing
  • LTE including all frequencies
  • Good fingerprint scanner
  • Excellent display
  • Built-in battery
  • Hybrid-slot