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Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones under 160 Euros

Daniel Schmidt (translated by Andreas Osthoff), 07/08/2017

June 2018 update. Here you will find the best smartphones under 160 USD/Euros reviewed by Notebookcheck over the last few months. Our list of top models is regularly updated, maintained and commented on and should assist in purchasing decisions.

The flagship smartphones from the established manufacturers always get the most attention. However, not everyone is willing to pay 500 Euros or more. Many people are actually looking for suitable smartphones in the inexpensive entry-level segment, and the price is obviously one major factor. There is no doubt that on paper the specifications reveal significant differences compared to the super smartphones, especially in terms of performance, display and picture quality of the integrated cameras. However, this does not mean that you cannot be happy with an inexpensive smartphone if you have moderate expectations. We list the best smartphones with a current street price of less than 160 USD/Euros that have been reviewed by Notebookcheck over the last 14 months (if the device is still available). The following rankings might be interesting as well:

We raised the price limit for entry-level smartphones to 160 Euros (previously 120 Euros) in 2018, which is mainly caused by the generally increasing prices in the segment.

The table can be sorted by clicking its headers or via text filter (e.g. "Snapdragon").

Note: The cheapest street price at the time of the last revision of this article applies to the following list. The sales prices shown in the following table and in the price comparison with the individual articles are automatically updated daily and can therefore differ!

Best Budget Smartphones as of June 2018

Pos.DateRatingImageModelHeightWeightSizeResolutionOSBest Price
105/2018
New
83%Xiaomi Redmi 5 PlusXiaomi Redmi 5 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
Qualcomm Adreno 506
4 GB Memory, 64 GB eMMC
8.1 mm180 g5.99"2160x1080Android 7.1 Nougat
208/201783%Nokia 5Nokia 5
Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937)
Qualcomm Adreno 505
2 GB Memory, 16 GB eMMC
8.05 mm148 g5.2"1280x720Android 7.1 Nougat
306/201783%Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) DuosSamsung Galaxy J5 (2017) Duos
Samsung Exynos 7870 Octa
ARM Mali-T830 MP1
2 GB Memory, 16 GB eMMC
8 mm158 g5.2"1280x720Android 7.0 Nougat
405/201783%Lenovo Moto G5Lenovo Moto G5
Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937)
Qualcomm Adreno 505
3 GB Memory, 16 GB eMMC
9.5 mm144.5 g5"1920x1080Android 7.0 Nougat
511/201782%ZTE Blade V8 MiniZTE Blade V8 Mini
Qualcomm Snapdragon 435
Qualcomm Adreno 505
2 GB Memory, 16 GB eMMC
9 mm149 g5"1280x720Android 7.0 Nougat
608/201782%Samsung Galaxy J3 2017Samsung Galaxy J3 2017
Samsung Exynos 7570 Quad
ARM Mali-T720 MP2
2 GB Memory, 16 GB eMMC
8.2 mm148 g5"1280x720Android 7.0 Nougat
709/201782%Huawei Y7Huawei Y7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 435
Qualcomm Adreno 505
2 GB Memory, 16 GB eMMC
8.4 mm165 g5.5"1280x720Android 7.0 Nougat
808/201782%LG Q6LG Q6
Qualcomm Snapdragon 435
Qualcomm Adreno 505
3 GB Memory, 32 GB eMMC
8.1 mm149 g5.5"2160x1080Android 7.1 Nougat
904/201781%LG K10 2017LG K10 2017
Mediatek MT6750
ARM Mali-T860 MP2
2 GB Memory, 16 GB eMMC
7.99 mm138 g5.3"1280x720Android 7.0 Nougat
1011/201781%Huawei Y6 Pro 2017Huawei Y6 Pro 2017
Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 (MSM8917)
Qualcomm Adreno 405
2 GB Memory, 16 GB eMMC
8 mm145 g5"1280x720Android 7.0 Nougat

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Editors' Comments

There is a major restructuring in the ranking this month. We raise the price limit of the entry-level smartphones to 160 Euros. Half of the models would have left the ranking anyway, because they are just too old or too expensive. When we looked for new models, we noticed that the number of smartphones for less than 120 Euros is very small and there are primarily import models from China. We therefore raised the price limit, so there is a good choice of smartphone you can actually buy in local stores.

The Lenovo C2 drops out of the ranking after a long time because the Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus is a new entry and can secure the top spot.

1st - Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus

The Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus from the Chinese manufacturer shows how much smartphone you can get for a comparatively small amount of money. The smartphone sfeatures a 5.99-inch 1080p IPS screen, 4 GB RAM, as well as 64 GB internal storage. You also get a microSD slot, infrared transmitter, FM radio, fast LTE Cat. 6, and a powerful 4000 mAh battery. The camera also takes decent pictures, but struggles in low-light situations or backlight.

The battery runtimes were just average during our review, despite the massive battery, and the Wi-Fi connection is slow. An update to Android 8.1 Oreo was announced for Q3 2018.

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2nd – Nokia 5

Nokia 5
Nokia 5

The Nokia 5 features a 5.2-inch IPS display with 1280 x 720 pixels. We noticed the good luminance during our review. Both the SoC and the memory equipment are typical for this segment. The smartphone also supports with great battery runtimes and a good camera. You also get full dual-SIM capabilities thanks to a dedicated microSD slot. A fingerprint scanner is integrated as well.

The visible backlight bleeding on black pictures is an issue. LTE Cat.4 is also a pretty old standard, but it does at least cover a lot of bands. An update to Android 8.0 Oreo is already in Beta testing.

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3rd - Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)

Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)

The Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) is currently still running on Android 7, but is supposed to get an update to version 8. The great Super AMOLED display only features the small HD resolution on the 5.2-inch screen (16:9). This is still sufficient for crisp images and also improves the battery runtime, which is really good.

Samsung's smartphone offers a decent system performance, full-fledged dual-SIM capabilities, and the support for a microSD card. The voice quality on the other hand is not convincing, and the graphics adapter is not very powerful.

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4th – Motorola Moto G5

Motorola Moto G5
Motorola Moto G5

The Motorola Moto G5 is a compact smartphone, and it also has one of the smaller panels at 5 inches. In return, you get the Full HD resolution on the small screen, which is a rare combination that provides crisp images. It features 3 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage, which can be expanded via microSD card. The replaceable battery is rare by now. It manages decent runtimes, and the camera takes good pictures under daylight. Lenovo also confirmed an update to Android 8.0 Oreo.

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5th – ZTE Blade V8 mini

ZTE Blade V8 mini
ZTE Blade V8 mini

The ZTE Blade V8 mini is equipped with a slightly more modern entry-level SoC, which has a modem with support for LTE Cat. 7. The 5-inch IPS display features the small HD resolution. You get 2 GB RAM and 16 GB flash storage, which can be expanded via microSD card. A fingerprint scanner is included, just like two speakers, which provide a comparatively good sound. A dual-cam is rare in this segment and it takes good pictures.

The brightness sensor is a drawback because it did not work really well during our review.

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6th – Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017)

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017)

Samsung probably thought it does not always have to be an OLED screen and equips the Galaxy J3 (2017) with a PLS panel for the first time. It is a 5-inch panel with 1280 x 720 pixels, but the manufacturer unfortunately did not manage to integrate an ambient light sensor. Inside the aluminum case is Samsung's own Exynos SoC with 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage.

We liked the long battery runtime, the good camera, and the precise location. The quality of the microphone on the other hand iss less convincing and Samsung also switched to a non-removable battery this time.

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7th – Huawei Y7 (2017)

Huawei Y7 (2017)
Huawei Y7 (2017)

The Huawei Y7 (2017) has similar specs to its competitors, but features a high capacity 4000 mAh battery, which enables long battery runtimes. You also get a 5.5-inch display with the small HD resolution, which is okay in practice, but could be higher. It is also unfortunate that Huawei limits the LTE modem to Cat. 4, even though the SoC supports more.

The operating system Google Android 7.0 Nougat is not up to date anymore, and we already mentioned the old security patches during our review. A major update for the Y7 is highly improbable.

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8th - LG Q6

LG Q6
LG Q6

The LG Q6 originally started with a recommended retail price of 349 Euros. We criticized the low performance during the review, but it is more than adequate for this price range. The current price also includes 3 GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage. The 2:1 display looks modern and is comparatively compact at 5.5 inches. It features the high FHD+ resolution.

While the main camera is decent, we are not convinced by the front camera. The battery runtime could be longer, but the LG smartphone should still manage a full day.

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9th – LG K10 (2017)

LG K10 (2017)
LG K10 (2017)

The LG K10 (2017) is the biggest model from LG's entry-level line-up. Thanks to its 5.3-inch IPS display, 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage, it is competitive in its segment. The storage can also be expanded via microSD card. The battery runtime of the replaceable battery is decent, and the camera takes good pictures in daylight.

We are not that impressed by the sound qualities of the K10. The speaker is rather tinny and we were not impressed by the microphone quality, either. The update policy from LG is exemplary though; the K10 does not only get regular updates, but an update to Google Android 8.0 is planned as well.

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10th – Y6 Pro (2017)

Huawei Y6 Pro (2017)
Huawei Y6 Pro (2017)

Huawei's Y6 Pro (2017) is a compact smartphone with a nice design, which is placed in the upper entry-level segment. It features a 5-inch HD display (1280 x 720 pixels), an entry-level SoC as well as 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage. The latter can be expanded via microSD card, but you cannot use the dual-SIM functionality in this case anymore due to the hybrid slot.

We liked the long battery runtime, the precise GPS module as well as the good build quality during the review. The storage is unfortunately pretty slow, and the speaker is not the best, either. An update to Android 8.0 Oreo is improbable.

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Best Budget Smartphones in Comparison

Size Comparison

Measurement Results

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus
Adreno 506, 625, 64 GB eMMC Flash
Nokia 5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) Duos
Mali-T830 MP1, 7870 Octa, 16 GB eMMC Flash
Lenovo Moto G5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
ZTE Blade V8 Mini
Adreno 505, 435, 16 GB eMMC Flash
Samsung Galaxy J3 2017
Mali-T720 MP2, 7570 Quad, 16 GB eMMC Flash
Huawei Y7
Adreno 505, 435, 16 GB eMMC Flash
LG Q6
Adreno 505, 435, 32 GB eMMC Flash
LG K10 2017
Mali-T860 MP2, MT6750, 16 GB eMMC Flash
Huawei Y6 Pro 2017
Adreno 405, 425, 16 GB eMMC Flash
Response Times
Response Time Grey 50% / Grey 80% *
11.5
46 (29, 17)
5.6 (2.8, 2.8)
56 (31, 25)
38 (19.6, 18.4)
37 (21, 16)
59.2 (30, 29.2)
38 (19, 19)
50 (25, 25)
40.4 (20.8, 19.6)
Response Time Black / White *
13
28 (15, 13)
5.2 (2.4, 2.8)
26 (11, 15)
28.4 (17.6, 10.8)
28 (17, 11)
18.4 (3.6, 14.8)
26 (13, 13)
31.6 (17.6, 14)
26.4 (14, 12.4)
PWM Frequency
240.4
2358 (1)
2273 (3)
2315 (14)
Screen
Brightness middle
620
630
448
660
413
502
467
523
384
393
Brightness
612
635
451
625
403
494
456
498
350
388
Brightness Distribution
96
90
91
92
93
89
92
88
85
90
Black Level *
0.57
0.57
0.29
0.41
0.35
0.39
0.24
0.36
0.42
Contrast
1088
1105
2276
1007
1434
1197
2179
1067
936
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 *
3.46
5
2.7
4.9
6
4.6
4.3
6.4
6
5.8
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 max. *
7.88
8.7
9.8
7.6
12.9
8
6.8
11
14
8.7
Greyscale DeltaE2000 *
3.9
6.9
1.6
4.8
8
2.5
3.5
7.4
5.9
3
Gamma
2.073 116%
2.37 101%
2.06 117%
2.18 110%
2.31 104%
2.29 105%
2.35 102%
2.4 100%
2 120%
2.31 104%
CCT
7230 90%
8736 74%
6557 99%
7357 88%
7923 82%
6351 102%
7273 89%
8641 75%
8042 81%
7060 92%
Heat
Maximum Upper Side *
36.6
36.9
31.9
43
36.3
32.5
40.7
34.6
40.1
36.7
Maximum Bottom *
36.2
35.2
30.4
36.6
33.1
31.4
36.2
34
41.3
32
Idle Upper Side *
30.4
33.1
30.2
36.3
29.8
32.3
36.5
33.8
32.2
30.1
Idle Bottom *
30.2
29.7
28.5
30.6
27.2
30.7
30.8
31
30.4
26.7
Battery Runtime
Reader / Idle
1772
1564
1243
1425
1914
1367
1477
WiFi v1.3
497
713
738
561
615
722
716
502
532
668
Load
323
449
207
305
402
251
298
Power Consumption
Idle Minimum *
0.7
0.52
0.52
0.73
1.21
0.82
0.57
0.92
0.76
0.6
Idle Average *
2.8
1.78
1.17
1.64
2.26
1.94
1.61
2.19
1.59
2.02
Idle Maximum *
3.4
1.96
1.24
1.68
2.27
2.06
1.62
2.24
1.61
2.08
Load Average *
4.2
3.23
1.66
3.46
3.89
3.31
3.09
3.38
3.24
5.31
Load Maximum *
7.2
4.88
2.94
6.13
5.96
3.89
4.26
4
4.15
6.41

* ... smaller is better

Benchmarks

AnTuTu v6 - Total Score (sort by value)
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus
Adreno 506, 625, 64 GB eMMC Flash
60490 Points ∼26%
Nokia 5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
45274 Points ∼20%
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) Duos
Mali-T830 MP1, 7870 Octa, 16 GB eMMC Flash
45613 Points ∼20%
Lenovo Moto G5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
44653 Points ∼19%
ZTE Blade V8 Mini
Adreno 505, 435, 16 GB eMMC Flash
45572 Points ∼20%
Samsung Galaxy J3 2017
Mali-T720 MP2, 7570 Quad, 16 GB eMMC Flash
35669 Points ∼15%
Huawei Y7
Adreno 505, 435, 16 GB eMMC Flash
43303 Points ∼19%
LG Q6
Adreno 505, 435, 32 GB eMMC Flash
42718 Points ∼19%
LG K10 2017
Mali-T860 MP2, MT6750, 16 GB eMMC Flash
39063 Points ∼17%
Huawei Y6 Pro 2017
Adreno 405, 425, 16 GB eMMC Flash
36414 Points ∼16%
BaseMark OS II
Web (sort by value)
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus
Adreno 506, 625, 64 GB eMMC Flash
722 Points ∼43%
Nokia 5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
671 Points ∼40%
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) Duos
Mali-T830 MP1, 7870 Octa, 16 GB eMMC Flash
737 Points ∼43%
Lenovo Moto G5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
686 Points ∼40%
Samsung Galaxy J3 2017
Mali-T720 MP2, 7570 Quad, 16 GB eMMC Flash
662 Points ∼39%
Huawei Y7
Adreno 505, 435, 16 GB eMMC Flash
606 Points ∼36%
LG Q6
Adreno 505, 435, 32 GB eMMC Flash
10 Points ∼1%
LG K10 2017
Mali-T860 MP2, MT6750, 16 GB eMMC Flash
1137 Points ∼67%
Huawei Y6 Pro 2017
Adreno 405, 425, 16 GB eMMC Flash
802 Points ∼47%
Graphics (sort by value)
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus
Adreno 506, 625, 64 GB eMMC Flash
1017 Points ∼11%
Nokia 5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
740 Points ∼8%
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) Duos
Mali-T830 MP1, 7870 Octa, 16 GB eMMC Flash
534 Points ∼6%
Lenovo Moto G5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
722 Points ∼8%
Samsung Galaxy J3 2017
Mali-T720 MP2, 7570 Quad, 16 GB eMMC Flash
252 Points ∼3%
Huawei Y7
Adreno 505, 435, 16 GB eMMC Flash
768 Points ∼8%
LG Q6
Adreno 505, 435, 32 GB eMMC Flash
591 Points ∼6%
LG K10 2017
Mali-T860 MP2, MT6750, 16 GB eMMC Flash
508 Points ∼5%
Huawei Y6 Pro 2017
Adreno 405, 425, 16 GB eMMC Flash
436 Points ∼5%
Memory (sort by value)
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus
Adreno 506, 625, 64 GB eMMC Flash
961 Points ∼22%
Nokia 5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
788 Points ∼18%
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) Duos
Mali-T830 MP1, 7870 Octa, 16 GB eMMC Flash
1249 Points ∼28%
Lenovo Moto G5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
538 Points ∼12%
Samsung Galaxy J3 2017
Mali-T720 MP2, 7570 Quad, 16 GB eMMC Flash
1055 Points ∼24%
Huawei Y7
Adreno 505, 435, 16 GB eMMC Flash
686 Points ∼16%
LG Q6
Adreno 505, 435, 32 GB eMMC Flash
736 Points ∼17%
LG K10 2017
Mali-T860 MP2, MT6750, 16 GB eMMC Flash
623 Points ∼14%
Huawei Y6 Pro 2017
Adreno 405, 425, 16 GB eMMC Flash
689 Points ∼16%
System (sort by value)
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus
Adreno 506, 625, 64 GB eMMC Flash
3236 Points ∼31%
Nokia 5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
2154 Points ∼21%
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) Duos
Mali-T830 MP1, 7870 Octa, 16 GB eMMC Flash
2218 Points ∼22%
Lenovo Moto G5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
1656 Points ∼16%
Samsung Galaxy J3 2017
Mali-T720 MP2, 7570 Quad, 16 GB eMMC Flash
1395 Points ∼14%
Huawei Y7
Adreno 505, 435, 16 GB eMMC Flash
1790 Points ∼17%
LG Q6
Adreno 505, 435, 32 GB eMMC Flash
1489 Points ∼14%
LG K10 2017
Mali-T860 MP2, MT6750, 16 GB eMMC Flash
1259 Points ∼12%
Huawei Y6 Pro 2017
Adreno 405, 425, 16 GB eMMC Flash
1195 Points ∼12%
Overall (sort by value)
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus
Adreno 506, 625, 64 GB eMMC Flash
1229 Points ∼29%
Nokia 5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
958 Points ∼22%
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) Duos
Mali-T830 MP1, 7870 Octa, 16 GB eMMC Flash
1022 Points ∼24%
Lenovo Moto G5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
815 Points ∼19%
Samsung Galaxy J3 2017
Mali-T720 MP2, 7570 Quad, 16 GB eMMC Flash
704 Points ∼16%
Huawei Y7
Adreno 505, 435, 16 GB eMMC Flash
869 Points ∼20%
LG Q6
Adreno 505, 435, 32 GB eMMC Flash
282 Points ∼7%
LG K10 2017
Mali-T860 MP2, MT6750, 16 GB eMMC Flash
821 Points ∼19%
Huawei Y6 Pro 2017
Adreno 405, 425, 16 GB eMMC Flash
733 Points ∼17%
3DMark
1280x720 offscreen Ice Storm Unlimited Physics (sort by value)
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus
Adreno 506, 625, 64 GB eMMC Flash
15593 Points ∼20%
Nokia 5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
9023 Points ∼11%
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) Duos
Mali-T830 MP1, 7870 Octa, 16 GB eMMC Flash
12605 Points ∼16%
Lenovo Moto G5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
9089 Points ∼12%
ZTE Blade V8 Mini
Adreno 505, 435, 16 GB eMMC Flash
8928 Points ∼11%
Samsung Galaxy J3 2017
Mali-T720 MP2, 7570 Quad, 16 GB eMMC Flash
11426 Points ∼14%
Huawei Y7
Adreno 505, 435, 16 GB eMMC Flash
9345 Points ∼12%
LG Q6
Adreno 505, 435, 32 GB eMMC Flash
8983 Points ∼11%
LG K10 2017
Mali-T860 MP2, MT6750, 16 GB eMMC Flash
8223 Points ∼10%
Huawei Y6 Pro 2017
Adreno 405, 425, 16 GB eMMC Flash
10466 Points ∼13%
1280x720 offscreen Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics Score (sort by value)
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus
Adreno 506, 625, 64 GB eMMC Flash
13219 Points ∼3%
Nokia 5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
9684 Points ∼2%
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) Duos
Mali-T830 MP1, 7870 Octa, 16 GB eMMC Flash
7484 Points ∼2%
Lenovo Moto G5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
9617 Points ∼2%
ZTE Blade V8 Mini
Adreno 505, 435, 16 GB eMMC Flash
10302 Points ∼2%
Samsung Galaxy J3 2017
Mali-T720 MP2, 7570 Quad, 16 GB eMMC Flash
3725 Points ∼1%
Huawei Y7
Adreno 505, 435, 16 GB eMMC Flash
10152 Points ∼2%
LG Q6
Adreno 505, 435, 32 GB eMMC Flash
7924 Points ∼2%
LG K10 2017
Mali-T860 MP2, MT6750, 16 GB eMMC Flash
7936 Points ∼2%
Huawei Y6 Pro 2017
Adreno 405, 425, 16 GB eMMC Flash
5528 Points ∼1%
1280x720 offscreen Ice Storm Unlimited Score (sort by value)
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus
Adreno 506, 625, 64 GB eMMC Flash
13682 Points ∼7%
Nokia 5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
9529 Points ∼5%
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) Duos
Mali-T830 MP1, 7870 Octa, 16 GB eMMC Flash
8227 Points ∼4%
Lenovo Moto G5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
9494 Points ∼5%
ZTE Blade V8 Mini
Adreno 505, 435, 16 GB eMMC Flash
9961 Points ∼5%
Samsung Galaxy J3 2017
Mali-T720 MP2, 7570 Quad, 16 GB eMMC Flash
4381 Points ∼2%
Huawei Y7
Adreno 505, 435, 16 GB eMMC Flash
9961 Points ∼5%
LG Q6
Adreno 505, 435, 32 GB eMMC Flash
8137 Points ∼4%
LG K10 2017
Mali-T860 MP2, MT6750, 16 GB eMMC Flash
7998 Points ∼4%
Huawei Y6 Pro 2017
Adreno 405, 425, 16 GB eMMC Flash
6175 Points ∼3%
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
1920x1080 T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 (sort by value)
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus
Adreno 506, 625, 64 GB eMMC Flash
23 fps ∼1%
Nokia 5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
17 fps ∼1%
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) Duos
Mali-T830 MP1, 7870 Octa, 16 GB eMMC Flash
12 fps ∼1%
Lenovo Moto G5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
16 fps ∼1%
ZTE Blade V8 Mini
Adreno 505, 435, 16 GB eMMC Flash
18 fps ∼1%
Samsung Galaxy J3 2017
Mali-T720 MP2, 7570 Quad, 16 GB eMMC Flash
6.8 fps ∼0%
Huawei Y7
Adreno 505, 435, 16 GB eMMC Flash
17 fps ∼1%
LG Q6
Adreno 505, 435, 32 GB eMMC Flash
13 fps ∼1%
LG K10 2017
Mali-T860 MP2, MT6750, 16 GB eMMC Flash
13 fps ∼1%
Huawei Y6 Pro 2017
Adreno 405, 425, 16 GB eMMC Flash
7.7 fps ∼0%
T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 (sort by value)
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus
Adreno 506, 625, 64 GB eMMC Flash
17 fps ∼4%
Nokia 5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
27 fps ∼6%
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) Duos
Mali-T830 MP1, 7870 Octa, 16 GB eMMC Flash
20 fps ∼4%
Lenovo Moto G5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
14 fps ∼3%
ZTE Blade V8 Mini
Adreno 505, 435, 16 GB eMMC Flash
27 fps ∼6%
Samsung Galaxy J3 2017
Mali-T720 MP2, 7570 Quad, 16 GB eMMC Flash
11 fps ∼2%
Huawei Y7
Adreno 505, 435, 16 GB eMMC Flash
24 fps ∼5%
LG Q6
Adreno 505, 435, 32 GB eMMC Flash
12 fps ∼3%
LG K10 2017
Mali-T860 MP2, MT6750, 16 GB eMMC Flash
22 fps ∼5%
Huawei Y6 Pro 2017
Adreno 405, 425, 16 GB eMMC Flash
14 fps ∼3%
GFXBench 3.0
off screen Manhattan Offscreen OGL (sort by value)
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus
Adreno 506, 625, 64 GB eMMC Flash
9.9 fps ∼2%
Nokia 5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
7.2 fps ∼1%
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) Duos
Mali-T830 MP1, 7870 Octa, 16 GB eMMC Flash
5.1 fps ∼1%
Lenovo Moto G5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
7.1 fps ∼1%
ZTE Blade V8 Mini
Adreno 505, 435, 16 GB eMMC Flash
7.7 fps ∼1%
Samsung Galaxy J3 2017
Mali-T720 MP2, 7570 Quad, 16 GB eMMC Flash
2.6 fps ∼0%
Huawei Y7
Adreno 505, 435, 16 GB eMMC Flash
7.5 fps ∼1%
LG Q6
Adreno 505, 435, 32 GB eMMC Flash
5.8 fps ∼1%
LG K10 2017
Mali-T860 MP2, MT6750, 16 GB eMMC Flash
5.3 fps ∼1%
Huawei Y6 Pro 2017
Adreno 405, 425, 16 GB eMMC Flash
2.8 fps ∼1%
on screen Manhattan Onscreen OGL (sort by value)
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus
Adreno 506, 625, 64 GB eMMC Flash
9.4 fps ∼3%
Nokia 5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
14 fps ∼4%
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) Duos
Mali-T830 MP1, 7870 Octa, 16 GB eMMC Flash
10 fps ∼3%
Lenovo Moto G5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
7.4 fps ∼2%
ZTE Blade V8 Mini
Adreno 505, 435, 16 GB eMMC Flash
15 fps ∼4%
Samsung Galaxy J3 2017
Mali-T720 MP2, 7570 Quad, 16 GB eMMC Flash
5.4 fps ∼1%
Huawei Y7
Adreno 505, 435, 16 GB eMMC Flash
16 fps ∼4%
LG Q6
Adreno 505, 435, 32 GB eMMC Flash
5.4 fps ∼1%
LG K10 2017
Mali-T860 MP2, MT6750, 16 GB eMMC Flash
11 fps ∼3%
Huawei Y6 Pro 2017
Adreno 405, 425, 16 GB eMMC Flash
6.4 fps ∼2%
Octane V2 - Total Score (sort by value)
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus
Adreno 506, 625, 64 GB eMMC Flash
4424 Points ∼9%
Nokia 5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
3138 Points ∼6%
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) Duos
Mali-T830 MP1, 7870 Octa, 16 GB eMMC Flash
4968 Points ∼10%
Lenovo Moto G5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
2604 Points ∼5%
ZTE Blade V8 Mini
Adreno 505, 435, 16 GB eMMC Flash
2874 Points ∼6%
Samsung Galaxy J3 2017
Mali-T720 MP2, 7570 Quad, 16 GB eMMC Flash
2921 Points ∼6%
Huawei Y7
Adreno 505, 435, 16 GB eMMC Flash
3209 Points ∼6%
LG Q6
Adreno 505, 435, 32 GB eMMC Flash
2689 Points ∼5%
LG K10 2017
Mali-T860 MP2, MT6750, 16 GB eMMC Flash
3407 Points ∼7%
Huawei Y6 Pro 2017
Adreno 405, 425, 16 GB eMMC Flash
2984 Points ∼6%
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score (sort by value)
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus
Adreno 506, 625, 64 GB eMMC Flash
10895 ms * ∼18%
Nokia 5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
10396 ms * ∼17%
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) Duos
Mali-T830 MP1, 7870 Octa, 16 GB eMMC Flash
6784.4 ms * ∼11%
Lenovo Moto G5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
11358 ms * ∼19%
ZTE Blade V8 Mini
Adreno 505, 435, 16 GB eMMC Flash
12382.8 ms * ∼21%
Samsung Galaxy J3 2017
Mali-T720 MP2, 7570 Quad, 16 GB eMMC Flash
12791 ms * ∼22%
Huawei Y7
Adreno 505, 435, 16 GB eMMC Flash
11007 ms * ∼19%
LG Q6
Adreno 505, 435, 32 GB eMMC Flash
13102 ms * ∼22%
LG K10 2017
Mali-T860 MP2, MT6750, 16 GB eMMC Flash
11708.2 ms * ∼20%
Huawei Y6 Pro 2017
Adreno 405, 425, 16 GB eMMC Flash
12067.7 ms * ∼20%
WebXPRT 2015 - Overall Score (sort by value)
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus
Adreno 506, 625, 64 GB eMMC Flash
112 Points ∼14%
Nokia 5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
57 Points ∼7%
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) Duos
Mali-T830 MP1, 7870 Octa, 16 GB eMMC Flash
80 Points ∼10%
Lenovo Moto G5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
57 Points ∼7%
Samsung Galaxy J3 2017
Mali-T720 MP2, 7570 Quad, 16 GB eMMC Flash
60 Points ∼7%
Huawei Y7
Adreno 505, 435, 16 GB eMMC Flash
44 Points ∼5%
LG Q6
Adreno 505, 435, 32 GB eMMC Flash
55 Points ∼7%
LG K10 2017
Mali-T860 MP2, MT6750, 16 GB eMMC Flash
34 Points ∼4%
AndroBench 3-5
Sequential Write 256KB SDCard (sort by value)
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus
Adreno 506, 625, 64 GB eMMC Flash
59.46 MB/s ∼68%
Nokia 5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
62 MB/s ∼71%
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) Duos
Mali-T830 MP1, 7870 Octa, 16 GB eMMC Flash
44.21 MB/s ∼51%
Lenovo Moto G5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
57.98 MB/s ∼67%
ZTE Blade V8 Mini
Adreno 505, 435, 16 GB eMMC Flash
58.19 MB/s ∼67%
Samsung Galaxy J3 2017
Mali-T720 MP2, 7570 Quad, 16 GB eMMC Flash
59.6 MB/s ∼68%
Huawei Y7
Adreno 505, 435, 16 GB eMMC Flash
62.61 MB/s ∼72%
LG Q6
Adreno 505, 435, 32 GB eMMC Flash
62.6 MB/s ∼72%
LG K10 2017
Mali-T860 MP2, MT6750, 16 GB eMMC Flash
61.63 MB/s ∼71%
Huawei Y6 Pro 2017
Adreno 405, 425, 16 GB eMMC Flash
64.07 MB/s ∼74%
Sequential Read 256KB SDCard (sort by value)
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus
Adreno 506, 625, 64 GB eMMC Flash
84.38 MB/s ∼87%
Nokia 5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
83.9 MB/s ∼87%
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) Duos
Mali-T830 MP1, 7870 Octa, 16 GB eMMC Flash
72.22 MB/s ∼75%
Lenovo Moto G5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
78.51 MB/s ∼81%
ZTE Blade V8 Mini
Adreno 505, 435, 16 GB eMMC Flash
84.05 MB/s ∼87%
Samsung Galaxy J3 2017
Mali-T720 MP2, 7570 Quad, 16 GB eMMC Flash
70.3 MB/s ∼73%
Huawei Y7
Adreno 505, 435, 16 GB eMMC Flash
82.48 MB/s ∼85%
LG Q6
Adreno 505, 435, 32 GB eMMC Flash
84.8 MB/s ∼88%
LG K10 2017
Mali-T860 MP2, MT6750, 16 GB eMMC Flash
77.4 MB/s ∼80%
Huawei Y6 Pro 2017
Adreno 405, 425, 16 GB eMMC Flash
83.45 MB/s ∼87%
Random Write 4KB (sort by value)
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus
Adreno 506, 625, 64 GB eMMC Flash
7.1 MB/s ∼4%
Nokia 5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
8.39 MB/s ∼5%
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) Duos
Mali-T830 MP1, 7870 Octa, 16 GB eMMC Flash
9.9 MB/s ∼6%
Lenovo Moto G5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
37.9 MB/s ∼23%
ZTE Blade V8 Mini
Adreno 505, 435, 16 GB eMMC Flash
10.89 MB/s ∼7%
Samsung Galaxy J3 2017
Mali-T720 MP2, 7570 Quad, 16 GB eMMC Flash
9.5 MB/s ∼6%
Huawei Y7
Adreno 505, 435, 16 GB eMMC Flash
6.9 MB/s ∼4%
LG Q6
Adreno 505, 435, 32 GB eMMC Flash
9.2 MB/s ∼6%
LG K10 2017
Mali-T860 MP2, MT6750, 16 GB eMMC Flash
10.8 MB/s ∼7%
Huawei Y6 Pro 2017
Adreno 405, 425, 16 GB eMMC Flash
6.78 MB/s ∼4%
Random Read 4KB (sort by value)
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus
Adreno 506, 625, 64 GB eMMC Flash
79.5 MB/s ∼46%
Nokia 5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
40.54 MB/s ∼23%
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) Duos
Mali-T830 MP1, 7870 Octa, 16 GB eMMC Flash
24.07 MB/s ∼14%
Lenovo Moto G5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
37.6 MB/s ∼22%
ZTE Blade V8 Mini
Adreno 505, 435, 16 GB eMMC Flash
27.49 MB/s ∼16%
Samsung Galaxy J3 2017
Mali-T720 MP2, 7570 Quad, 16 GB eMMC Flash
24 MB/s ∼14%
Huawei Y7
Adreno 505, 435, 16 GB eMMC Flash
53.15 MB/s ∼31%
LG Q6
Adreno 505, 435, 32 GB eMMC Flash
54.3 MB/s ∼31%
LG K10 2017
Mali-T860 MP2, MT6750, 16 GB eMMC Flash
25.1 MB/s ∼14%
Huawei Y6 Pro 2017
Adreno 405, 425, 16 GB eMMC Flash
45.65 MB/s ∼26%
Sequential Write 256KB (sort by value)
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus
Adreno 506, 625, 64 GB eMMC Flash
194.5 MB/s ∼90%
Nokia 5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
74.86 MB/s ∼35%
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) Duos
Mali-T830 MP1, 7870 Octa, 16 GB eMMC Flash
51.96 MB/s ∼24%
Lenovo Moto G5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
45.6 MB/s ∼21%
ZTE Blade V8 Mini
Adreno 505, 435, 16 GB eMMC Flash
97.62 MB/s ∼45%
Samsung Galaxy J3 2017
Mali-T720 MP2, 7570 Quad, 16 GB eMMC Flash
51 MB/s ∼24%
Huawei Y7
Adreno 505, 435, 16 GB eMMC Flash
33.2 MB/s ∼15%
LG Q6
Adreno 505, 435, 32 GB eMMC Flash
133.5 MB/s ∼62%
LG K10 2017
Mali-T860 MP2, MT6750, 16 GB eMMC Flash
43.6 MB/s ∼20%
Huawei Y6 Pro 2017
Adreno 405, 425, 16 GB eMMC Flash
50.74 MB/s ∼23%
Sequential Read 256KB (sort by value)
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus
Adreno 506, 625, 64 GB eMMC Flash
270 MB/s ∼32%
Nokia 5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
255.56 MB/s ∼31%
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) Duos
Mali-T830 MP1, 7870 Octa, 16 GB eMMC Flash
204.45 MB/s ∼25%
Lenovo Moto G5
Adreno 505, 430, 16 GB eMMC Flash
230.6 MB/s ∼28%
ZTE Blade V8 Mini
Adreno 505, 435, 16 GB eMMC Flash
262.28 MB/s ∼32%
Samsung Galaxy J3 2017
Mali-T720 MP2, 7570 Quad, 16 GB eMMC Flash
177.7 MB/s ∼21%
Huawei Y7
Adreno 505, 435, 16 GB eMMC Flash
119.4 MB/s ∼14%
LG Q6
Adreno 505, 435, 32 GB eMMC Flash
263.1 MB/s ∼32%
LG K10 2017
Mali-T860 MP2, MT6750, 16 GB eMMC Flash
246.1 MB/s ∼30%
Huawei Y6 Pro 2017
Adreno 405, 425, 16 GB eMMC Flash
143.43 MB/s ∼17%

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