The following question titled "Which Android phones are equivalent in performance to the latest iPhones" (asked by me) was closed as not constructive. However, I was able to find an answer which I think is constructive and could be helpful to others. I would suggest opening the question so that it and the answer will not be deleted.
I respect that you want help others with re-opening your question. However our FAQ states that "shopping recommendations" are off-topic on Android Enthusiasts.
In fact all type of recommendations do not fit your Q/A format. A better approach would be something like the already existing question "Where can I find a comparison of Android devices?". The answers of this question also provide an answer to your question and the question is within the rules of our FAQ.
I personally can only recommend geekaphone: It allows the comparison of different smartphones including the Apple ones.