Top 10 Smartphones With Snapdragon 855 ProcessorApril 11, 2019
Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platforms shows improvement in almost all aspects over the last generation Snapdragon 845. The Snapdragon 855 brings in enhancements like the new ARM cores, shift to a more power efficient process node, a dedicated AI engine, latest connectivity options, and a more power efficient image signal processor – and it’s obviously defacto choice for Android flagships in 2019. The likes of Samsung, LG, OnePlus, Xiaomi, Vivo, and Oppo have either already announced a Snapdragon 855 phone or are expected to launch one in the coming months. Every year we get to see Snapdragon processors being upgraded. These upgrades bring new features and also improve already existing features. This year the Snapdragon 855 processor features 5G connectivity, better performance, smarter camera and lots more. In this article, we compiled a list of top smartphones with Snapdragon 855 processor.
1. Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus
The Samsung Galaxy S10 plus is one unarguably one of the best smartphones with the Snapdragon 855 processor. This is facilitated by a lot of obvious and salient facts. The Galaxy S10 utilizes all the majority of the new features of the Snapdragon 855 chip. It is packed with hardware specs that are likely to future it, for some few years to come. The Galaxy S10 plus is best described as a powerhouse. The Galaxy S10 plus has different variants, but no matter the variant you decide on purchasing, you will be offered a Snapdragon 855 processor. You are offered the options of 8GB or 12GB Ram, 128GB or 512GB or 1 TB of internal storage. Keeping the Galaxy S10 plus alive is a 4000MAH battery. The Galaxy S10 Plus is a device that hits the majority of the pillars of great smartphones, with very little trade-offs. Please note that the Samsung Galaxy S10 plus also has a variant with Exynos processor.
2. Huawei P30 Pro
The Huawei P30 Pro is another powerhouse of a smartphone, that utilizes the power of the Snapdragon 855 processor. The Huawei P30 Pro is a smartphone that offers more than enough hardware, you will need to carry out any task on your smartphone. The Huawei P30 pro features a Snapdragon 855 processor, 8GB of RAM, 128GB of internal storage and 4000MAH battery. As earlier mentioned, the Huawei P30 Pro is a smartphone that is focused on photography, it offers top-notch camera features, the kind that will make you independent of DSLRs when it comes to taking portrait shots and good Night photos. To say a smartphone is future proofed, may not be true, but with the specs featured on the Huawei P30 Pro, you can conveniently say the P30 Pro will remain relevant for a few years.
3. Samsung Galaxy Fold
After a lot of renders, mockups, and prototypes, Samsung finally created a foldable device that can be conveniently be used as a daily driver. It features an efficient hinge, born out of thoughtful thinking. The efficiency of this hinge has been proven in a lot of opened tests. The Samsung Galaxy Fold featuring Snapdragon 855 chipset will go on sale in the US next month (i.e April 2019). The phone will come with 12GB RAM and 512GB of storage and of course, will be running Android Pie OS. Samsung has packed its first foldable phone with a triple-lens 16MP+12MP+12MP rear camera. Samsung claims to have optimized it’s One UI for Galaxy Fold’s screen and the handset can run up to three apps side by side. DJ Koh, president and CEO of IT & Mobile Communications Division at Samsung recently confirmed the Galaxy Fold India lunch without revealing the timeline. Most probably, the Indian variant of Galaxy Fold will be powered by Exynos 9820 chipset.
4. LG G8 ThinQ
The LG G8 thing Q may feature a very common design, but its internals is not common. The LG G8 sets itself apart, by featuring an entirely new biometric scanner system. Instead of following the on-screen fingerprint trend, the LG G8 thin Q features a vein pattern biometric scanner. With the vein pattern biometric scanner, users are able to unlock their smartphones by placing their hand above the smartphone display. The LG G8 thin Q features a Snapdragon 855 processor, 6GB Ram, 64GB of internal storage, a 3500MAH battery and lots more. It
5. Xiaomi Mi 9
Popular for manufacturing powerful smartphones with price tags that are not relative, the Xiaomi smartphone manufacturing company, has updated its Mi series smartphone, with the Mi 9. Xiaomi Mi 9 continues the trend of powerful but affordable. It may not be as cheap as its predecessors were, but when you compare its price tag, with the price tag on other flagships featuring the same specs, you will discover the Xiaomi Mi 9 is cheap. Despite featuring a lower price tag, the Xiaomi Mi 9 comes packed with exciting hardware specs, that kind that fit the 2019 trend. The Xiaomi Mi 9 features a Snapdragon 855 processor, 8GB RAM, 128GB of internal storage and a 3300 MAH battery.
6. Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G
At MWC 2019, Xiaomi launched 5G variant of their existing Mi Mix 3. The phone is powered by Snapdragon 855 SoC along with Snapdragon X50 modem. Though, Xiaomi is yet to reveal RAM and storage details of the Mi Mix 3 5G variant. As for optics, the Mi Mix 5G boasts a 12MP AI dual camera setup similar to the Mi MIX 3 (standard). Xiaomi also offers several AI based camera features and 960 fps slow-motion video capabilities, among other things.
7. Sony Xperia X1
Still on the topic of top smartphones with Snapdragon 855 processor. The Xiaomi Mi 9 is yet another awesome smartphone that features a Snapdragon processor. It houses most of the exciting specs you will find on most 2019 flagships. It houses the latest specs in a chassis that doesn’t look so modern. The Sony Xperia X1 features a Snapdragon 855 Processor, 6GB RAM, 128GB of internal storage and a 3300 MAH battery.
8. Lenovo Z5 Pro GT
The Lenovo Z5 Pro GT resurrects the Lenovo series of smartphones. In an era where Lenovo smartphones are not regarded or mentioned in the chart of smartphones in the world, the Lenovo Z5 Pro once again attempts to make the Lenovo series smartphone popular again, in an attempt to place it in the top smartphone chart. The Lenovo Z5 pro GT features a Snapdragon 845 processor, 6GB/8GB/12GB, 128GB/265GB/512GB and 3,350 MAH battery.
9. Vivo iQoo
The IQoo smartphone is manufactured by a very ambitious smartphone manufacturing company. The Vivo IQoo, is one of the earliest smartphones, to feature the Snapdragon 855 processor. The Vivo IQoo houses top-notch hardware, wrapped in a very fine chassis. The Vivo IQoo features a Snapdragon 855 processor, 6GB/128GB of RAM,128GB/256GB of internal storage and a 4000 MAH battery.
10. (Upcoming) OnePlus 7
The 10th smartphone in our list is the OnePlus 7, though is still a few weeks away but rumors and leaks have started to reveal important aspects of the “2019 flagship killer”. Recent OnePlus 7 leak suggest possible edge to edge screen, triple rear camera setup, and an elevating front camera. One thing that is virtually confirmed is the presence of Snapdragon 855 chipset in next OnePlus phone. In fact, OnePlus is already working on a 5G phone that will debut with Snapdragon 855 with X50 5G Modem that will be launched in Europe in partnership with EE network. OnePlus 7 is likely to come with Optic AMOLED screen, in-display fingerprint sensor and up to 256GB storage. It could feature up to 12GB RAM. That’s it – a compiled list of top 10 smartphones with Snapdragon 855 Processor. If you have more to add, feel free to drop them in the comment section below.