Top smartphones Elephone

Elephone has been repeatedly accused of plagiarism, but now the company has almost completely abandoned the idea of ​​copying the design of other people's devices. It's time to get acquainted with the best devices from Elephone.

The Chinese company Elephone, although it has existed for more than 10 years, started producing smartphones relatively recently - since 2014. A company from the Middle Kingdom officially “came” to Russia and only at the beginning of 2017 - until that moment, lovers of “mobile exoticism” were forced to buy Elephone smartphones on Chinese sites from sellers whose names they could not even pronounce.

The Elephone catalog is extensive, and in it original and original gadgets alternate with devices whose design and names are borrowed from top models of leading manufacturers. However, even those devices that can easily be mistaken for a plagiarized product have their own characteristics and unique "chips". We will tell you about which smartphone from Elephone to choose, as well as about the current lines of gadgets of the company in our rating.

What Elephone smartphone lines are available in 2018?

The current Elephone smartphone lines for 2018 are as follows:

  • P - gadgets related to the average price segment and high performance.
  • S - devices, the common advantage of which is an impressive design.
  • M – smartphones aimed at business people. The line, alas, almost ceased to exist.
  • A are budget devices with good (for their prices) characteristics and a very solid design.
  • C - metal gadgets with fingerprint scanners and wonderful cameras. They cost up to 10 thousand rubles - that is, they also claim the right to be called budget.

Among the Elephone models there are also “special” ones that do not belong to any of the listed lines. We will present the most remarkable and curious of the devices of the Chinese company in more detail as part of our rating.



  • Processor : 4-core MediaTek MT6580, clock frequency 1.3 GHz
  • Screen : 5 inches, resolution 854 × 480
  • Camera (Main / Frontal) : 8 MPIX / 5 MPIX
  • Memory (Operational / Built-in) : 1 GB / 8 GB
  • Battery capacity : 1800 mAh

Elephone A8 is one of the most affordable smartphones with a fingerprint scanner. In this case, the presence of of a dactyloscopic sensor is not only not the only one, but not even the main advantage of the device. A8 looks more than solid for ultra-budget gadget and from point of view Design "will give odds" to many of the devices that are twice as expensive.

However, it is not necessary to expect for 3 thousand rubles that it will be possible to buy an ideal gadget. A8 has enough shortcomings - if you believe feedback, users very much disappointing the lack of support for 4G.

Advantages :

  • Cute appearance.
  • The presence of fingerprint scanner.
  • Display, made using 2.5D technology.
  • Modest price.

Disadvantages :

  • does not support LTE.
  • "Iron" stands far from topic - performance leaves much to be desired.
  • low autonomy.



  • Processor : 2-nuclear MediaTek MT6572, clock frequency 1 GHz
  • Screen : 2.45 inches, resolution 432 × 240
  • of the chamber (main / frontal) : 2 MPIX / 0.3 MPIX
  • Memory (Operational / Built) : 512 MB / 4 GB
  • Battery capacity : 650 mAh

Journalists who called Elephone Q smartphone "Dwarf", hit the point. The main feature of this apparatus is its minimum dimensions: the gadget weighs the only 53 grams. It can easily be used as a key fob, while not experiencing any inconvenience.

Elephone Q is an ideal contender for the role of the "first" smartphone for a child. Despite the fact that its technical characteristics look quite modestly, with the help of this gadget, you can go online, communicate in social networks and by messengers. However, users, in the hands of which Elephone Q visited,, all as one claim: to recruit text on this smartphone - a judge flour.

Advantages :

  • Compactness.
  • A variety of color options.
  • Built-in pedometer.

Disadvantages :

  • The cost of the device "NonTeheskaya".
  • Pick up the text is difficult.
  • The performance is so low that the smartphone does not "pull" most of the games and applications.

with a fantastic screen


  • Processor : 8-nuclear MediaTek Helio X10, clock frequency 2.2 GHz
  • Screen : 5.5 inches, resolution 2560 × 1440
  • Camera (Main / Frontal) : 21 MPIX / 8 MPIX
  • Memory (Operative / Built-in) : 4 GB / 32 GB
  • Battery capacity : 4000 mAh

2K Display Elephone Vowney is a real work of art! It is enough to look at the value of such an indicator as the number of pixels per inch (PPI 535) to understand: from the point of view of the coition of competitors, this display simply is simply not. As if the user is neither photo, he will not be able to ensure that the "squares" appear on the screen.

The vowney display is praised not only for the quality of the image, but also for saving energy. Due to the fact that the screen is made using OGS technology (without air layer), it consumes 15% less energy compared to analogs.

Advantages :

  • An incredibly clear and contrasting screen.
  • A large amount of RAM.
  • Rear chamber with fast autofocus (focus rate - 0.3 seconds).
  • The presence of a smart dactyloscope.
  • Rich Set - There is even an adapter to an Asian outlet in the box.

Disadvantages :

  • The housing is made of Plastic.
  • Performance is still not enough to quickly process the huge number of screen pixels.


Elephone S8

  • Processor : 10-core MediaTek Helio X25 2.5 GHz
  • Screen : 6" 2560×1440 resolution
  • Cameras (rear / front) : 21 MP / 8 MP
  • Memory (RAM) / built-in) : 4 GB / 64 GB
  • Battery capacity : 4000 mAh

Elephone S8, like Vowney, has a 2K screen. However, due to the fact that the screen diagonal is half an inch larger, the PPI is significantly lower - 403 pixels per inch.

The gadget, however, captivates not with the picture quality, but with an impressive “frameless” design in the spirit of Xiaomi Mi Mix. The screen covers over 91% of the front surface area. For comparison, Samsung Galaxy S8 and Xiaomi Mi Mix have about 84% of this parameter.

Advantages :

  • Spectacular design.
  • Excellent build – the case is made of premium materials: glass and metal.
  • Light sensitive rear camera.
  • Excellent performance - hardware allows you to view even 4K video on your phone.
  • Too much user memory.
  • Supports Pump Express Plus fast charging technology.
  • The presence of a fingerprint scanner.

headphones are missing.

  • No microSD card slot.
  • The machine does not support NFC.
  • For fans of Instagram

    Elephone P8

    • Processor : 8-core MediaTek Helio P25, 2.5 GHz
    • Screen : 5.5 inches, 1920 resolution ×1080
    • Cameras (Rear / Front) : 21 Mpx / 16 Mpx
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    • Memory (RAM / Built-in) : 6 GB / 64 GB
    • Battery capacity : 3600 mAh

    The front camera of Elephone P8 has a soft flash. Such a flash does not blind the person being photographed, does not cause them to squint, and gives just enough light so that selfies remain sharp enough and skin tone natural. It is impossible not to note the highest focusing speed of the self-camera - the phase autofocus works in just 200 milliseconds.

    Advantages :

    • Frontal chamber, allowing to take photos of almost studio quality.
    • Light rear chamber from Sony, remarkably removing even in the dark.
    • A large amount of RAM.
    • Energy-efficient and productive processor.
    • Attractive metal design.
    • A rich set - in the box you can find an original case.
    • Smart fingerprint scanner.

    Disadvantages :

    • Combined slot - The user has to choose between the second SIM card and the flash card.
    • Significant weight - 186 grams.

    Model VIP


    • Processor : 8-nuclear Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, clock frequency 2.2 GHz
    • Screen : 6 inches, resolution 2160 × 1080
    • chambers (main / frontal) : 13 MPIX / 8 MPIX
    • Memory (operational / built-in) : 4
      GB / 64


    • Battery capacity : 3550 mAh

    • Elephone, perhaps, there was no such impressive device as u pro. From the point of view of design, the novelty corresponds to all the current "smartphone" trends - the device has a frameless screen with aspect ratio of 18: 9, smoothly flowing into the side faces, and a glossy rear surface. Elephone compares U Pro C iPhone 8 Plus, noting that its device is compact, although equipped with a larger screen.

      From the point of view of the technical characteristics and the functional U Pro, too, "at the height". Outstanding Performance Devices is provided by the Qualcomm processor, made according to the 14-nm technical processor, and RAMtype LPDDR4X. Double 13-megapixel camera makes photos with the effect of blur pattern no worse than mirror cameras. "Cherry on the cake" is the branded function of unlocking a smartphone in the face that is triggered in just 0.8 seconds.

      Advantages :

      • impressive curious design.
      • A large amount of RAM.
      • Android 0 "out of the box."
      • Support for the function of unlocking in the face (and this is in the presence of a smart dactylocope).
      • A bright screen made by amoled technology.
      • Modern processor, coping even with demanding 3D games.

      Disadvantages :

      • Rear surface is pretty brand
      • For the device of a little-known brand, the U Pro price is very high.


      Despite the fact that the Elephone company began selling his smartphones in Russia Officially, hardly have a chance in the near future to become a favorite among domestic users - while conservative Russian users prefer more famous brands like Samsung, Sony, Xiaomi.

      However, to go along the path of the last Elephone company, of course, maybe. Recommending the Gadget of the flagship level U Pro, the manufacturer made a big step forward. However, in order to continue increasing the popularity of the brand, the company should refuse to release smartphones "copies" and "Fints" with prices - the fact that the price mark of 50,000 rubles is installed on the Elephone website on the U Pro, it looks just not serious.