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Ever since Xiaomi expanded their business internationally, the China electronics brand have risen to become the 5th largest smartphone vendor internationally. This has been due to the highly affordable quality smartphones churned out by Xiaomi.

If you’re interested in trying out a Xiaomi phone, we’ve listed some of their best phones available in Malaysia today.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7
Best Xiaomi phone for photography
add_circle Sharp display
add_circle Decent camera
remove_circle Need to buy fast-charger separately

Besides that attractive low price tag, Redmi Note 7 offers users a chance to tap into higher-end smartphone photography. Although utilising a dual camera setup, the 48MP Sony sensor lens + 5MP depth sensor pair does well for most photography scenarios, with kudos to its portrait and night modes.

With a speedy Snapdragon 660 that offers smooth performance thanks to Xiaomi's great UI software optimisation, gaming on the Note 7 is a breeze. Other features to know about this phone includes 13MP front camera, an FHD+ 6.3-inch screen, entry specs of 3GB RAM and 32GB storage, and a 4,000 mAh battery pack.

Not forgetting to mention, its body is known to be able to take a couple of damages though you shouldn't be throwing it around for fun.

Our Review

The Redmi Note 7 is a fine piece for those who want a budget smartphone that still offers great quality. With a camera that suffices in quality, durable battery and body as well as a fast processor, you’ll be stoked for getting such a steal priced under a grand.

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Xiaomi Mi Note 10
Best Xiaomi smartphone for photography and videography
add_circle Amazing camera quality
add_circle 50x digital zoom and optical stabilization
add_circle Largest phone battery (5260mAh) with amazing battery life
add_circle AMOLED screen quality is superb
remove_circle Processor could've been more powerful
remove_circle Speaker isn't great
remove_circle No SD card slot

If the camera is what concerns you the most, the Mi Note 10 is your best pick yet. Being the world's first 108MP Penta camera, the Mi Note 10 can capture exceptional high-quality images in 12032 x 9024-pixel resolution, equivalent to that of a high-end DSLR camera.

Xiaomi has brought photography to the next level with its first Penta camera system. Shoot ultra-clear 108MP shots, full view 20MP ultra-wide-angle lens and take extreme close-up shots with the macro lens. If these aren't enough for you, top it off with the all-new night mode 2.0, vlog mode, 960fps macro slow-motion video and more.

Style meets form and function. This smartphone offers an incredible 6.47-inch 3D curved AMOLED edge-to-edge display. With the all-new in-screen fingerprint sensor, unlocking your phone has never been more accurate and easy.

Packed with a 5260mAh battery, Mi Note 10 offers uncompromised performance and impressive battery life. A 30W fast charger is also given in the box, charging your phone has never been quicker.

Best Xiaomi phone for gaming – suitable for PUBG and Pokemon Go
Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro
Best Xiaomi phone for gaming – suitable for PUBG and Pokemon Go

The Mi8 Pro is an interesting phone due to the transistor effect of the backboard that lets you visualise the phone’s innards.

The phone sports a 6.21-inch FHD AMOLED display, and has a fast Snapdragon 845 processor, and a 3,000mAh battery that supports quick charge.  Its fast processor coupled with an impressive 8GB RAM and storage make this the best Xiaomi for gaming.

Not forgetting, users will also get a 12MP rear camera with wide angle lens and 4 axis OIS telephoto shooter as well as a 20MP front camera. Security-wise, there is a built-in fingerprint sensor to prevent prying eyes from getting to your data.  

Best Xiaomi phone for selfie
Xiaomi PocoPhone F1
Best Xiaomi phone for selfie

The POCO F1 is one of the most affordable smartphones that features the speedy Snapdragon 845 processor. The base variant of the F1 comes with 6GB of RAM, 64GB of built-in storage and a high capacity 4,000mAH battery. There’s also a large 6.2-inch FHD display that’s well protected by a layer of Gorilla Glass 3.

Users will also be pleased with the dual 12MP f/1.8 and 5 MP rear cameras, and a 20MP front camera that is particularly useful for high-quality selfies. Made with an aluminium alloy chassis together with a polycarbonate back plate, offers high durability and toughness to the phone.

Best Xiaomi phone under RM 700
XiaoMi Mi A2 Lite
Best Xiaomi phone under RM 700

For those who want to settle for nothing less, the Xiaomi Mi A2 is for you.

The Mi A2 features a monstrous 12MP + 20MP camera combo on its rear which takes superb photos in both bright and dark conditions. There’s also a 20MP lens up front for crystal clear selfies.

Additional things to love include the upgraded Snapdragon 660 processor and the 3GB RAM and 32 GB of internal storage. The 3,000 mAH battery supports quick charge 3.0 as well for fast charging.

Best Xiaomi with NFC
Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro
Best Xiaomi with NFC

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro has been listed as one of the best budget smartphones in many polls conducted online. Why? Its main talking point is the quadruple cameras which have two front (20MP + 2MP) and two rear (12MP + 5MP) lenses.

Powered by the Snapdragon 636 processor with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage, users can look forward to the 6.26-inch FHD screen, the quick Bluetooth 5.0, NFC (Near Field Communication) and a 4,000 mAh battery. For all of that, Redmi Note 6 performs superbly for a phone of its price range.

Best Xiaomi phone under RM 500
Xiaomi Redmi 6A
Best Xiaomi phone under RM 500

The Redmi 6A is the direct sequel to the best-selling Redmi 5A and aims to be just as successful. For such a low-priced phone, it features 18:9 display ratio and a Meditek Helio A22 processor. There’s also a decent set of 13MP front and a 5MP rear camera, 3,000 mAh battery, and a 2GB of RAM as well as 16GB of internal storage.

Best Xiaomi for the price
XiaoMi Mi Max 2
Best Xiaomi for the price

The original Mi Max was a big hit for Xiaomi in 2017, and the company is expecting the Max 2 to be the same. Sticking to the design motto of “the bigger, the better”, the Max 2 has been upgraded to feature a huge 6.44-inch Full HD screen that dwarves all other in its class.

With a massive 5,300 mAh battery, it’s more than adequate to power its large screen for at least 48 hours of continuous usage. The phone feeds on a Snapdragon 625 processor and a 4GB of RAM with 64GB of internal storage. So, if you’re looking for a monster phone with monster battery life that won’t break your bank, this is it.

Best Xiaomi phone for music
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S
Best Xiaomi phone for music

Featuring the powerful Snapdragon 845 processor and 8GB of RAM with a 256GB of internal storage, the Mix 2S is on par with many other high-end phones.

For starters, its dual rear cameras are particularly noteworthy, utilising a 12MP Sony IMX363 as a rear lens. Then, coupled with a secondary Samsung 12MP lens as a telephoto lens, one can shoot excellent pictures in all conditions.

Apart from taking photos, the large storage, earphone port and long-lasting battery make this great to store and listen to your tunes.

Disclaimer: The pricing shown is just a good indication of how much these products are worth. The prices could change based on the e-commerce promotions that are going on. If some of the products are not available, do email us at [email protected] Thank you!

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