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It's fair to say that the Xiaomi is very definitely not a perfect smartphone, heck, it's not even a perfect camera phone, but it's also undeniably great value at the current price and with intriguing high megapixel photo taking abilities.
But it's not in my top 5 - for the smartphones that are, you'd best view the video! All five are decent recommendations across a very wide budget range, from £170 to £1050! I'm sure you'll have your own favourites too, though note that I tend to only recommend smartphones I've actually handled, so I'm sure you'll be able to pitch in with suggestions for other AAWP readers to consider!