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The 7 best mid-range mobiles to give at Christmas


In the middle is virtue, and these are the best mid-range mobiles that you can give this Christmas.

We have already seen which are the best mobiles on the market to give at Christmas, and which are the cheapest models with which to surprise someone these holidays. But you may be looking for something more, either for yourself, or for that special someone you plan to gift with a new smartphone.

In that case, today we have for you a list made up of the best mid-range mobiles that can be given away this Christmas, for prices ranging between 200 and 400 euros. And no matter how much money you want to spend, we assure you that all of them will be fantastic options with which you will undoubtedly surprise your loved ones.

TOP of mid-range mobiles to give away in 2020

The best mid-range mobiles that you can give away at Christmas 2020.

OnePlus Nord

Just below the 400 euro barrier is the OnePlus Nord that we analyzed at the time.

OnePlus Nord in blue, rear with four cameras

The back of the OnePlus Nord, in blue

Is no longer the cheapest mobile OnePlus, but it is still one of the smartphones with the best value for money on the market, thanks to cutting-edge specifications and a price that is very difficult to match.

El Nord is your best option if what you are looking for is a phone that works fast and smooth from minute one and over the years, as few terminals of this price offer a 90 Hz screen, a processor as powerful as the Snapdragon 765G and software such as OxygenOS.

Its also good camera, as it shares a 48 megapixel sensor with the OnePlus 8, and integrates a double front sensor. All, for a price that starts from only 399 euros.

OnePlus Nord
Points for and against
In favor
  • One of the best screens seen in a mobile of this price
  • Performance and experience like only OnePlus can offer
  • Ultra-fast charging, coupled with good autonomy
  • Good main camera
Against
  • A design without too much personality
  • Audio quality leaves to be desired

Xiaomi POCO X3

POCO X3 blue

The POCO X3 in “Cobalt Blue” color.

The Xiaomi POCO X3 NFC revives the essence of the original POCO F1: a mobile with some of the most cutting-edge specifications on the market, at a simply ridiculous price.

It incorporates one of the latest Qualcomm chips: the Snapdragon 732G, with 6 GB of RAM and up to 128 GB of expandable internal storage. In addition, its photographic section offers a complete and balanced experience, as it demonstrated in its in-depth analysis.

For less than 300 euros, there are no mobiles that offer as much as this POCO X3 NFC. Therefore, it cannot be left out of our top of the best mid-range mobiles to give this Christmas.

POCO X3 NFC
Points for and against
In favor
  • Great performance and great autonomy
  • Excellent display with 120 Hz refresh rate
  • The best hardware / price ratio of 2020
Against
  • Photos taken with the additional cameras do not reach the quality level of the main sensor

Best mid-range camera: Pixel 4a

Pixel 4aj camera and back

Pixel 4a, the mid-range with the best camera on the market.

The Pixel 4a It is the mobile that you should give if the person who will receive the gift is passionate about photography.

East little guy not only inherits a good part of the features of the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G, such as its spectacular photographic section or the cleanest experience with Android. In addition, it offers it to a price of only 389 euros.

In return, we get a terminal with Android 10 and updates for a minimum of three years, Snapdragon 730G processor and the photographic section of the Pixel 5 –except for the ultra-wide angle camera–, famous for being one of the best on the market.

In addition, it has a 3,140 mAh battery offering a fantastic result despite its ability. All of it in one body extremely compact thanks to its 5.8-inch AMOLED screen with hardly any frames and with a small hole in the upper left part of the panel.

Pixel 4a
Points for and against
In favor
  • One of the best cameras on the market, on a 389 euro mobile.
  • Beautiful and extremely comfortable thanks to its compact format.
  • High quality display
  • “Pure Google” experience and updates for three years.
Against
  • No wireless charging or water resistance.

Samsung Galaxy A51

Not for nothing this terminal has once again become the best-selling Android mobile in the world throughout this year. The Galaxy A51 is a terminal complete, balanced, and available at a price that's hard to resist.

The Samsung Galaxy A51 has a photographic system that offers good results in different situations thanks to its quadruple rear camera with a 48 MP main sensor. On the front, we see a hole in the upper central part that houses the 32 MP front camera.

We finish with other of the strengths of this terminal, its autonomy. Thanks to its 4,000 mAh capacity with 15W fast charge, Samsung Galaxy A51 battery holds up to the end of the day even on the most demanding days, reaching 7 hours of screen.

Samsung Galaxy A51
Points for and against
In favor
  • It is beautiful, comfortable and well built.
  • The quality of its screen is beyond dispute.
  • Its autonomy will allow you to be unconcerned.
Against
  • Its performance is very fair.
  • The day-to-day experience leaves a lot to be desired.

The best Xiaomi mid-range: Redmi Note 9 Pro

Redmi Note 9 Pro

Since his arrival at the beginning of the year, Redmi Note 9 Pro has been one of the Xiaomi mobiles most recommended in the mid-range. And of course, it is a perfect gift for this Christmas.

It has a Snapdragon 720G accompanied by 4 or 6 GB of RAM and storage of 64 or 128 GB, depending on the model you prefer. As for its screen, we are talking about a very good 6.67-inch IPS panel with Full HD + resolution which includes a hole in the top center that houses the 16 MP front camera.

Autonomy is ensured with the 5,020 mAh battery that integrates this Redmi Note 9 Pro, with fast charging of up to 18W. The photographic section is also quite complete, to which that aforementioned front camera must be added a quadruple rear camera with a 48 MP main sensor, 8 MP Ultra Wide, 5 MP macro sensor and 2 MP depth sensor.

Finally, Xiaomi's mid-range phone completes its technical sheet with a side fingerprint reader and minijack for 3.5mm headphones, not overlooking that its operating system is MIUI 11 based on Android 10, and very soon you will enjoy Android 11 thanks to MIUI 12. And all this, at a price very close to 200 euros.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro
Points for and against
In favor
  • Its Snapdragon 720G processor promises good performance when gaming.
  • Great autonomy.
Against
  • We could ask you for an even more powerful fast charge.

Xiaomi Mi 10T Lite

Xiaomi Mi 10T Lite

The Mi 10T Lite, one of the best Xiaomi phones in 2020.

Only one mobile is capable of rivaling the POCO X3 in terms of value for money, and it is also part of the Xiaomi catalog.

The Mi 10T Lite is one of those mobiles that mark a before and after throughout the year, as it has some of the best features seen on an Android mobile this year, at a simply ridiculous price of around 250 euros.

In return, this mobile offers a display with 120 Hz refresh rate, a camera system that surprises with its excellent image quality, and one of the latest 5G processors from Qualcomm, the Snapdragon 750G.

Xiaomi Mi 10T Lite, points for and against
In favor
  • A very good display at 120 Hz.
  • Great performance and 5G at a reduced price thanks to the Snapdragon 750G.
  • Photographic section above that of its rivals.
Against
  • MIUI may not be the most suitable software for everyone.

realme 7

realme 7

The realme 7 refines many aspects of the previous realme 6.

The realme 7 is probably the best mobile you can give this Christmas for less than 200 euros if what you are looking for is a terminal for gaming.

Because it has an excellent smooth 90Hz display, which offers a very good experience when playing even the games with the best mobile graphics, thanks to the power provided by the Helio G80 processor from MediaTek.

realme 7, points for and against
In favor
  • A comfortable and pleasant design.
  • An immersive and smooth screen.
  • Great performance and outstanding autonomy.
Against
  • realme UI is moving forward but needs improvement.