Many popular smartphones that are not made in China, but rather in places like South Korea, Japan, Vietnam, Taiwan, and India. China manufactures the Apple iPhone and many other popular smartphones, but hopefully not for long.

These phones can be purchased from cell phone carriers, shops or directly from the manufacturers. Many can be found on Amazon, by clicking on this link, you can see the complete list from our database here.  All of the phones are based on the Android OS. We have listed them below alphabetically.

Top 10 Smartphones

Not Made In China

Click here to see the complete product list available on our NMIC product database, or click on the links below to go directly to that product. 


ASUS ROG Phone 3 (Taiwan)

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus processor, 5G, a display with 144 Hz refresh rate, games play smoothly. Large 6,000 mAh battery you can play all night.



HTC Smart Phones (Taiwan)

The most economical smart phones you can buy. Its worth a look!

HTC One M7


LG Stylo 6 (South Korea)

This phone has a stylus. Handwrite notes, draw and sketch.



LG V60 ThinQ (South Korea)

LG V series device continues to focus on video creation with a triple rear camera system, 8K video recording, four microphones, powered by a massive 5,000 mAh battery with a 1080p display.



Moto G Stylus (India)

At less than one third the price of the Galaxy Note, the Moto G Stylus you can take notes with the stylus.



Samsung Galaxy Note 20 (South Korea)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra is one of the best smartphones available today. With all of Samsung’s latest technology, an Stylus Pen.



Samsung Galaxy S20 series (South Korea)

Samsung’s S20 series devices are powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, AMOLED 120Hz refresh rate displays ranging from 6.2 to 6.9 inches, 12GB RAM (with 16GB option), 128GB to 512GB storage options with a microSD for even more capacity, three rear cameras (the Ultra has unique camera specifications), IP68 rating, WiFi 6, and Bluetooth 5. Battery capacity ranges from 4,000mAh to 5,000mAh.



Samsung Galaxy X Cover Pro (Vietnam)

The Galaxy XCover Pro has a 6.3 inch display, 4GB RAM, 64GB internal with microSD, dual rear cameras, and 4050 mAh battery. It has an IP68 dust/water resistant rating and MIL-STD 810G shock protection. Slim and sleek. It is also reasonably priced.



Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 (South Korea)

One of the most expensive phones out there, but if you want a transforming phone that can fold out to a mini tablet, this might be the phone for you. People are always amazed when they see it fold open.

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2


Sony Xperia 1 II & 5 II(Japan)

Sony’s  flagship smartphone.  Sony is focused on the visual experience in this new phone with its 4K HDR OLED display.

While a bit smaller in size, without sacrifice. The phone is powered by a Snapdragon 865 processor, 4000 mAh battery, 8GB RAM, 128GB storage with microSD card, 120Hz display, triple rear cameras, IP68 dust and water resistance, and more.


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