Here is the List of latest 6 GB RAM smartphones you can explore. In this list, most 6GB mobiles are powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, Snapdragon 821 or Snapdragon 820 processor.
But these mobiles are bundled with enough RAM to do any kind of multitasking or gaming. There are phones which are launched recently with 8 GB RAM. (Best 8GB RAM Smartphones – Born for Gaming and Multitasking)
The 6 GB Ram is becoming common now and most high-end devices now come with it. Though, a lot of Laptops and PC’s don’t have 6 GB of Ram out there.
The trend for the 6 GB Ram phones was started by the Chinese company Vivo when they launched the Vivo XPlay5 in March 2016. It is the first smartphone in the world to boast of 6 GB Ram.
After the launch of Vivo XPlay 5; in a month’s time, we now have around 6-7 mobiles which came with 6 GB RAM.
So Here are the Top Smartphones with 6 GB RAM in India/Globally:
1. Vivo Xplay 5 Elite ( First Ever 6GB RAM Mobile)
Vivo was the first Android phone manufacturer to launch a mobile with 6 GB RAM named ‘Xplay 5 Elite’. It features metal uni-body and has a sleek build. It comes with a curved edge display like the Samsung S7 Edge.
Xplay 5 Elite was launched in March 2016 in China. The mobile sports 5.43 inch display with 2560 x 1440p resolution. It comes with 16 MP Rear Camera with dual tone LED Flash and 8 MP front camera for taking selfies.
Xplay 5 Elite runs on the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS along with custom UI Funtouch OS 2.6. Vivo Xplay 5 Elite comes with massive 128 GB internal storage. It is powered by 2.15 GHz Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor.
The smartphone offers good battery life from the 3600 mAh non-removable battery.
Xplay 5 Elite is a Dual Sim phone and supports 4G/VOLTE connectivity. It has 7.59 mm thickness and weighs 168 grams.
Read More About the – Vivo XPlay 5 Elite
Let’s talk about the Cheapest 6 GB RAM phone you can buy in India or China – the latest Coolpad CoolPlay 6.
2. Coolpad CoolPlay 6
The Coolpad Coolplay 6 was launched in China in June 2017 priced at CNY 1499 and it is launched in India on 20th August 2017. The Coolplay 6 is priced at Rs. 14,999 in India and will go on sale on Amazon India on 4th September 2017.
The Coolplay 6 comes with 6 GB of Ram and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 653 Octa-Core Processor clocked at 1.95 GHz. The phone comes with Adreno 510 GPU and is a powerhouse for playing games and multi-media.
The Phone comes with Dual 13 Megapixel camera with f/2.0 aperture and also can record 4K videos. The mobile comes with 64 GB of internal storage which is non-expandable. The phone has a thickness of 8.5 mm and weighs 175 grams.
The Cool Play 6 runs on the Android Nougat 7.1 along with the Journey UI. The mobile also comes with a fingerprint scanner at the rear side of the phone. It weighs 175 grams and measures 8.5 mm in thickness.
The Coolpad Coolplay 6 comes with 4000 mAH Battery capacity which is sufficient to last all day with ease.
3. Xiaomi Mi Note 2 (Curved Display, 6 GB RAM and Snapdragon 821)
The Xiaomi Mi Note 2 has a very similar design when compared to the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge. The Mi Note 2 Launched in November 2016 is exclusively available in China.
The phone runs on Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 821 chipset along with Adreno 530 GPU. It sports Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 with MIUI 8 on top.
The phone has a metal rim sandwiched between the 2.5D glass. It flaunts a 5.7-inch FHD AMOLED display.
Mi Note 2 comes in 2 variants, 64GB storage and 4GB of ram. The higher variant offers 128 GB of internal storage and 6 GB of ram. It has a fingerprint sensor at the front, integrated into the home button.
The Note 2 has 22 MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture but misses out on OIS. It has an 8 MP front camera for crisp selfies. The phone has 24-bit/192kHz sound quality and has 3.5 mm audio jack.
The Mi Note 2 has a humongous 4070mah battery. It supports quick charging through USB type-C. Xiaomi claims that it can go upto 83% in 30min, that’s a lot faster for a battery capacity of this size. The phone is available in Black, Gold and Silver color variants.
Read More About the – Xiaomi Mi Note 2
4. LeEco Le Pro 3 ( 4070 mAH battery, Android Marshmallow 6.0, SD 821)
LeEco Le Pro 3 is a beast when it comes to specs. The phone looks great with its metal finish and slightly curved edges at the back. The phone flaunts a 5.5-inch FHD display sadly it’s not an AMOLED.
It has Android Marshmallow 6.0 running along with the EUI 5.8 skin on top. The LE Pro 3 runs on Snapdragon 821 chipset along with Adreno 530 GPU.
The phone comes in 4 variants, 32/64GB storage and 4 GB of ram and the other with 64/128 GB storage and 6GB of ram.
It has a mirror finished fingerprint sensor at the back similar to many LeEco smartphones. The Pro 3 flaunts a 16 MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture but ditches OIS, and there is an 8 MP front camera. The phone is powered by a massive 4070 mAh battery pack. It supports quick charging as well through USB type-C port. The phone is available in Rose Gold, Gold, Grey, Silver color options.
Read More About the – LeEco LE Pro 3
5. Samsung C9 Pro ( 16 MP Camera, Snapdragon 653, 6 GB )
Samsung’s new C series offers great performance without being obnoxiously expensive. The all-new C9 Pro has the same metallic design language like the C5 and C7. The metallic smartphone comes with a 2.5D glass at the front.
It flaunts a huge 6.0-inch FHD Super AMOLED display. The Samsung C9 Pro runs on Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 with Touch-Wiz UI.
The C9 is powered by Snapdragon 653 chipset along with Adreno 510 GPU.
The phone has a fingerprint sensor Integrated into the home button. The C9 comes in one variant only with 64 GB storage with 6 GB of ram. It sports a dedicated micro SD card slot which can take up to 256GB.
The highlight of the phone is the 16 MP f/1.9 aperture rear camera and a 16 MP f/1.9 aperture front camera. It packs in massive 4000 mAh battery along with Quick charging through USB type-C port. The phone is available in Gold and Rose Gold color option. The mobile is launched in India on 18th Jan 2017 and it priced at Rs. 36,990.
Read More About the – Samsung C9 PRO.
6. Huawei Mate 9 Porsche Design ( Most Premium Dual-Camera Phone $1499)
Huawei has finally released their new flagship Mate 9, a successor to the Mate 8. Huawei has teamed up with Porsche to design this gorgeous limited edition of their all-new flagship, Mate 9 Porsche edition.
The phone is large enough with a display size of 5.5-inch screen and has a QHD AMOLED display. The Mate 9 runs on Android 7.0 with EMUI 5.0 skin out of the box.
It flaunts a great design and looks premium and even has a very premium price tag of Rs. 92,000 or $1499.
The phone runs on Huawei’s in-house HiSilicon Kirin 960 chipset along with Mali-G71 MP8 GPU. The Huawei Porsche Edition is available in only 1 variant with massive 256 GB storage and 6 GB ram.
Surprisingly its the first device from Huawei to sport a front fingerprint sensor which is integrated into the home button.
The Huawei Mate 9 has Dual 20 MP +12 MP rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, OIS and an 8MP front camera with f/1.9 aperture. It packs enormous 4000mAh battery and features quick charging through USB type-C port. It is available only in one color option, Graphite Black.
Read More About the – Huawei Mate 9 Porche Design
7. Cool S1
Coolpad and LeEco have partnered to launch some of the phones together and the Cool S1 is another one. The S1 is priced at CNY 3199 ($500) or Rs. 32,500. The device is available only in China so far.
Released in December 2016, the Cool S1 offers 6 GB of ram and is powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor clocked at 2.35 GHz. The Cool S1 comes with a metallic design and has a mirror finish fingerprint scanner at the back.
The Cool S1 has a 16 Megapixel rear camera with Electronic Image Stabilization and PDAF. There is a 8 Megapixel front facing the camera to click selfies.
It comes with Kardon Harmon sound technology and bundled AKG earphones to delight the audiophiles. Cool S1 has 128 GB of internal storage and runs on the Android Marshmallow 6.0 along with the EUI 5.8.
The mobile has USB type C port and 4G LTE / VOLTE connectivity and also features NFC. The battery capacity is phenomenal with 4070 mAH.
The Cool S1 is a true flagship with an affordable price tag.
Also, You can Read about 4 More Phones Which Come with 6 GB RAM.
Why Buy a 6 GB RAM Smartphone, Is it an Overkill?
We may not need that much of RAM currently with the latest Android Nougat or Android OS. Android is quite efficient and can run well with 2 GB Of Ram and you won’t feel any lag on it. Get something like a 3-4 GB mobile and you are mostly covered for 2 years.
If you want to buy a new phone for 3-4 years, a 6 GB ram or an 8 GB RAM mobile a good idea? It is not bad to have 6 GB ram or 8 GB Ram, though you may not want to use your phone for 3-4 years.
A major reason is everything else on your mobile will get outdated by then, Camera, processor, design, battery life all would be outdated in next 3 years.
So Why Buy a 6GB RAM smartphone? They just work great and you get the bragging rights too!
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