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The 3 best recent smartphones of May 2022 on Frandroid

We continue to test a plethora of smartphones on Frandroid. Here are the top 3 we recommend as of May 2022 (and reviewed last month). Xiaomi, Oppo and Realme report!

The safe bet

8 /10

Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G

  • OLED display and 120Hz
  • Solid battery life and fast charging
  • Good main photo sensor

always a lot smartphones to discover despite the inexorable passage of time. We like to get the job done, but sometimes you have to take your nose off the wheel a bit to take stock.

After a month of april high in color, making way for the new monthly balance. Here are the 3 best recent smartphones of May 2022 frandroid† These are the phones recently tested by the editors that we allow ourselves to recommend if you are planning to make a purchase soon. The chance to remember that the French Days are now taking place

8 /10

Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G

  • OLED display and 120Hz
  • Solid battery life and fast charging
  • Good main photo sensor


Available at €349 on RED by SFR

Xiaomi remains a staple in the entry-level and mid-range markets. the Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G does not live up to this title by offering a very interesting price-quality ratio. The design is neat, the 120 Hz OLED screen offers contrast, beautiful colors and smoothness, while the main sensor (depending on the situation) works well.

In addition, a solid autonomy in combination with a nice fast charge. Nothing to say, we’ve been served well. But also look at what is being done on the competitive side before you make your choice. We’ll talk about that later on.

8 /10

Oppo Find X5

  • Photos with very good sharpness
  • Brilliant screen
  • Complete for a top class


Available at €995 on Amazon

Even at the top of the range, not only the “Pro” models are interesting. The proof is with the seductive Oppo Find X5† The latter makes some well-balanced compromises compared to the real one flagship of the brand. This does not prevent it from maintaining a very good photo quality, a super OLED and 120 Hz screen (not adaptive) and a very pleasant interface.

We also don’t get tired of the very refined design. Watch out for the somewhat tight autonomy, luckily saved by the beautiful fast charging. Finally, the Oppo Find X5 shows that there is a good card to play for smartphones that want to be high-end without being premium.

8 /10

Realme 9 Pro Plus

  • great interface
  • Beautiful 90Hz OLED screen
  • Gifted Master Photo Sensor


Available at €339 on Amazon

We talked about competition on smartphones with good value for money above. Here comes the scene Realme 9 Pro Plus† In addition to a pleasant hand-held design and a well-calibrated 90Hz OLED display, it benefits from a highly customizable and highly noticeable software experience.

Note the great capabilities of the main photo sensor (which is also surprisingly good for portraits) and the powerful fast charge that comes with it. The Realme 9 Pro Plus is determined to show that Xiaomi is not alone in this court.


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