Top Chinese iPhone X Clones That Can Suit Your Low Budget

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iPhone X clones

Who wouldn’t want to buy an iPhone X? But looking at the price tag, most of the people can’t get hold of it. However, if you don’t have a big pocket and still love to get hold of something that looks like an iPhone X, you have a solution.

Ever since the Apple introduced its 10th-anniversary smartphone last year, several iPhone X clones had surfaced in the mobile world. Although, these smartphones are look-a-like they are far inferior in performance than the actual beast.

Without further ado, let’s dive into the different iPhone X clones that are coming out from China.

Leagoo S9

Leagoo S9 iphone X clone

Leagoo boldly showcased its smartphone Leagoo S9 at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 considering that it doesn’t only copied the iPhone X but also has taken inspiration for a name from Samsung’s new flagship device, Galaxy S9 which was launched at the same platform.

The company calls Leagoo S9 as the “World’s First Android Notch Display Smartphone” which is priced at $300. It has a fingerprint scanner at the back whereas the notch houses a Face Access feature which claims to unlock the device in 0.1 seconds.

  • Display: 5.85 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2160×1080 pixels
  • Processor: Mediatek P40
  • RAM: 6GB
  • Internal Storage: 128GB
  • Rear Camera: 16MP
  • Front Camera: 16MP
  • Battery: 3300mAh
  • OS: Android 8.1

Bluboo X

Bluboo X

Bluboo X is made from glass and metal with all of its keys present on the right side of the device. Interestingly it includes an AMOLED panel and facial recognition tech which we are quite sure will not work in the same way as iPhone X’s FacialID.

  • Display: 5.99 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2160×1080 pixels
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio P23
  • RAM: 6GB
  • Internal Storage: 64GB
  • Rear Camera: dual 21MP
  • Front Camera: 8MP
  • Battery: 5500mAh
  • OS: Android 7.1

Oukitel U18

Oukitel U18

From edge to edge display to the notch at the top, Oukitel U18 has done a fantastic job in creating iPhone X clones where a person can only tell them apart when they are standing side by side.

The smartphone in comparison has wider bezels at the bottom and has all the buttons on the right side of the device. It has a fingerprint scanner at the back, and a USB Type C charging port. It is priced at $160.

  • Display: 5.85 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1512 × 720 pixels
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6750T Octa-Core
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Internal Storage: 64GB
  • Rear Camera: 16MP + 5MP
  • Front Camera: 13MP
  • Battery: 4000mAh (Li-Po battery)
  • OS: Android 7.0

Ulefone X

Ulefone X

Ulefone is another company that is producing iPhone X clones for the masses who cannot afford to pay the hefty price tag. Ulefone X also has a notch at the top of the display but comparatively, it doesn’t have the thin bezels that are present on Apple’s tenth-anniversary smartphone.

Ulefone X was also showcased at the MWC 2018 just like Leagoo S9. It runs on Android 8.1 and as for the rest of the specs as we are still being kept in the dark by the company. The company recently shared a small hands-on video of the Ulefone X, which you can view below:

Little Pepper S11

Little Pepper S11

Just like many other iPhone X clones, it also has a facial recognition feature similar to FaceID. The back of the smartphone is made of glass while the frame is made of aluminum. We are not sure of its price yet but rest assured it will be in the affordable category.

  • Display: 5.55 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1,280×720 pixels
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6737
  • RAM: 3GB
  • Internal Storage: 32GB
  • Rear Camera: dual 13MP
  • Front Camera: dual 5MP
  • Battery: 2500mAh
  • OS: Alibaba’s Yun OS 5.1.1

GooPhone X

GooPhone X

When it comes to counterfeit iPhones, GooPhone is a regular in the market as this is not the first time the company has created an iPhone look alike. Surprisingly, just a day after the launch of iPhone X, GooPhone X made its entry into the market.

The device in Silver color is priced at $263 while the one in Space Gray is available for $267.

  • Display: 5.8 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1920×1080 pixels
  • Processor: MediaTek MTK6580
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Internal Storage: 8GB
  • Rear Camera: 12MP
  • Front Camera: 5MP
  • Battery: 3200mAh
  • OS: iOS (iPhone X Launcher as claimed by the company)

Boway Notch

Boway Notch

Boway Notch is one of the almost perfect iPhone X clones and yes it is named after the infamous notch at the top of the Apple’s flagship device. The bottom of the device shows off slightly larger bezels and a Boway logo.

Unlike many iPhone X clones in this lits, Boway Notch doesn’t have a facial recognition feature and instead offers fingerprint sensor at the back of the device. We are not yet sure of the specs and pricing of this device but it is safe to say that it will be another entry-level device mimicking iPhone X. We will update you about the prices and specs as soon as it gets released.

Blackview X

Blackview X

Blackview is another Chinese company to take inspiration from Apple’s iPhone X and has thus produced a device named Blackview X. The company has used metal and glass to create the body of the smartphone and very thin bezels at the front.

It also supports a dual camera setup on the back which is very similar to the one present in the iPhone X. The company claims that it will be the first smartphone to boast a 19:9 screen aspect ratio and will also feature the 5.85 inches screen. The Phone is expected in Q2 2018.

Hotwav Symbol S3

Hotwav Symbol S3

Hotwav Symbol S3 is one of the early imitators of iPhone X which is basically an entry-level 4G device. Unlike the original smartphone, the iPhone X clone features a rectangular display and runs on Android 8.0.

Like all iPhone X clones, it has a notch at the top and also features on-screen buttons and more bezels at the front. The smartphone is made out of metal and glass and offers USB Type-C charging port to the users.

  • Display: 6 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1440 x 720 pixels
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6592
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Internal Storage: 16GB
  • Rear Camera: 13MP + 2MP
  • Front Camera: 5MP + 2MP
  • Battery: 2900mAh
  • OS: Android 8.0

UMIDIGI Z2

UMIDIGI Z2

Through its official Twitter account, the company has declared the current renders of the device are not entirely right stating, “UMIDIGI Z2 is much more amazing than people expected.” The company’s statement also means that the renders are not entirely wrong as well.

The recent rumors about the device suggest that there won’t be any fingerprint reader at the back which has led to the estimation that maybe it will have an in-display fingerprint sensor. Device price is $299.99.

  • Display: 6.2 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1080 x 2246 pixels, 19:9
  • Processor: Helio P23 octa-core(4 x 2.0GHz Cortex A53 + 4 x 1.5GHz Cortex A53)
  • RAM: 6GB
  • Internal Storage: 64GB
  • Rear Camera: 16 MP
  • Front Camera: dual 16+8 MP
  • Battery: 4050mAh
  • OS: Android 8.1

Doogee V

Doogee V

Doogee V is another device in the long race of iPhone X clones which was recently unveiled at the MWC 2018. It boosts an all screen display with an iPhone X like notch at the top and an AMOLED display. The phone price is $259.99.

  • Display: 6.21 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Processor: Helio P25
  • RAM: 6GB
  • Internal Storage: 64GB
  • Rear Camera: dual 21MP
  • Front Camera: dual 16MP
  • Battery: 4200mAh
  • OS: Android 7.0

Elephone A4 Pro

Elephone A4 Pro

Last but not the least on the list of iPhone X clones is Elephone A4 Pro which is another budget device with a notch display. It is one of the cheapest iPhone X clone present in the market.

The smartphone comes with MT6763 Octa-Core processor and an 18:9 screen aspect ratio. The phone is priced at $149.90.

  • Display: 6.21 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2280 x 1080 HD+
  • Processor: MT6763,Octa-core,2.0GHz
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Internal Storage: 64GB
  • Rear Camera: 16MP
  • Front Camera: 8MP
  • Battery: 4000mAh
  • OS: Android 8.1