10 Best 6 GB RAM Smartphones – Incredibly Powerful

Here is the List of latest 6 GB RAM smartphones you can buy. In this list, most 6GB mobiles are powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, Snapdragon 821 or Snapdragon 820 processor.

But these smartphones are bundled with enough RAM to do any kind of multitasking or gaming. There are smartphones 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 smartphones come with 6 GB Ram.  Though, a lot of Laptops and PC’s don’t have 6 GB of Ram out there.

10 Best 6 GB RAM Smartphones - Incredibly Powerful

The trend for the 6 GB Ram smartphone 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 smartphones 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)

Best 6GB RAM Smartphones – Vivo was the first Android smartphone manufacturer to launch a smartphone 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 smartphone 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 smartphone 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 smartphone is priced at Rs. 14,999 in India and will go on sale on Amazon India on 4th September 2017.

Coolpad CoolPlay 6

The smartphone comes with 6 GB of Ram and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 653 Octa-Core Processor clocked at 1.95 GHz. The smartphone comes with Adreno 510 GPU and is a power house for playing games and multi-media.

The Coolpad Coolplay 6 comes with 4000 mAH Battery capacity which is sufficient to last all day with ease. Here are the detailed Specs for the Coolpad Coolplay 6. You can read more about the Coolpad Coolplay 6 here.

Key Specs For Coolpad Cool Play 6

  • Screen- 5.5 inch FHD IPS LCD display- 401ppi
  • Processor- Qualcomm Octa Core Snapdragon 653 SOC.
  • Processor Clock Speed – 4 Cores Clocked at 1.95 GHz and other 4 Cores at 1.44 GHz.
  • GPU – Adreno 510
  • RAM- 6 GB RAM.
  • Storage-  64 GB
  • Rear Camera – 13 MP Dual Rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, 4K videos.
  • Front Camera – 8 MP Front selfie Camera.
  • Connectivity- 3G/4G/LTE / VOLTE
  • OS- Android Nougat 7.1 with Journey UI.
  • Battery- 4000 mAH.
  • Thickness – 8.5  mm
  • Weight – 175 grams
  • Fingerprint sensor- YES at the back
  • Price – Rs. 14,999. or $250


The Honor 8 pro which was launched in India in April 2017 comes with an internal storage of 64 GB and 6 GB Ram. In china, the smartphone is named as Huawei Honor V9. The Honor 8 Pro comes with the latest Android update – Android Nougat 7.0. The key highlight of the smartphone is its 12 Megapixel Dual rear camera and large 4000 mAH battery capacity. You can read More about Huawei Honor 8 PRO.

Honor 8 PRO India Launch Specs Features Expected Price


  • Display – 5.7 inches Quad –HD Resolution with LTPS IPS LCD.
  • Resolution – 1440 x 2560 pixels with Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
  • Operating system – Android Nougat 7.0 with EMUI 5.1.
  • Processor – Huawei Kirin 960 Octa core (4×2.4 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53).
  • GPU – Mali G78 MP8 GPU.
  • RAM – 6 GB
  • Rear Camera – 12 MP Dual Rear Camera with one RGB Sensor and other B&W Sensor.
  • Front Selfie Camera- 8 MP, f/2.0, can record 1080p videos.
  • Storage – 128 GB expandable upto 256 GB using micro-SD card.
  • Battery – 4000 mAh li-polymer non-removable with fast charging support.
  • Dimensions – 157 x 77.5 x 7 mm.
  • Sensors – Fingerprint (rear-mounted) , NFC enabled.
  • Weight – 184 gm
  • Price – Rs. 29999

Check the Latest Price for Huawei Honor 8 PRO.


One plus 3T was launched in November 2016 and is available for purchase from Amazon India Priced at 27,999. The smartphone comes with 2 variants having internal storage of 64 and 128 GB along with 6 GB of Ram.

OnePlus 3T Offers 10% Faster Performance 13% More Battery Life

At the time of its launch it came with the Android Marshmallow but now it’s available with the latest update 7.1.1 Nougat.  The OnePlus 3T is a bit old as Oneplus has already launched the OnePlus 5 smartphone. Though it still offers great value for money and comes with incredible performance.


  • Display – 5.5 inches
  • Resolution – 1080 x 1920 pixels with 401 PPI.
  • Protection – Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • Operating system – Nougat 7.1.1
  • Processor – QUALCOMM Snapdragon 821 Octa-Core Processor clocked at 2.35 Ghz
  • GPU – Adreno 530 GPU.
  • Storage – 64 / 128 GB with 6 GB ram.
  • Card slot – no Memory card slot
  • Rear camera – 16 MP with f/2.0 aperture and 4K video support
  • Front Camera – 16 Megapixel Front selfie camera
  • Battery – Non-removable li-lon 3400 mAh battery with Dash Charging support
  • Sensors – Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Price – Rs. 27999

Read More about the OnePlus 3T.

5. HTC U 11

The new flagship smartphone from HTC is HTC U11. It was launched in June of 2017. The smartphone is water and dust proof and it comes with IP67 certification. It comes with the ram of 6 GB.

HTC U11 launched in India

The key highlight of the HTC U11 is it’s rear 12 MP camera which is acclaimed to be best camera in any smartphone with highest DxOMark Score of 90. HTC U 11 comes with a gloss design and has an exquisite build quality. Read More about the HTC U 11.


  • Display – 5.5 inches Super LCD 5 Quad HD (2560×144)
  • Protection – Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Operating system – Android 7.1.1 nougat
  • Processor – Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 clocked at 2.45 GHz
  • GPU – Adreno 540
  • Storage – 64 GB , 4 GB RAM or 128 GB , 6 GB RAM
  • Card slot – micro Sd, upto 256 GB (dedicated slot )
  • Rear Camera – 12 MP with f/1.7 aperture size, support for 4K video recording.
  • Front Selfie Camera – 16 Megapixel selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture.
  • Battery – Non-removable li-lon 3000 mAH battery (fast charging with Quick Charge 3.0)
  • Sensors – Fingerprint (front-mounted)
  • Colors – Amazing silver, Sapphire blue, Brilliant black, Ice White, solar red
  • Price – 51990

Check the Latest Price for HTC U11.

6. 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.

Xiaomi Mi Note 2 launched With 5.7 Inch FHD Curved Display

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

7. 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.

LeEco Le 3 Pro Launched 6 GB RAM Snapdragon 821 Processor

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

8. 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 in the home button. The C9 comes in one variant only with 64 GB storage with 6 GB of ram. It sports a a dedicated micro SD card slot which can take upto 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 smartphone is launched in India on 18th Jan 2017 and it priced at Rs. 36,990. Read More About the – Samsung C9 PRO.

Check the latest price for Samsung C9 PRO.

9. Huawei Mate 9 Porsche Design ( Most Premium Dual Camera Smartphone $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 very gorgeous limited edition of their all new flagship, Mate 9 Porsche edition.


The phone is large enough with 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 smartphone from Huawei to sport a front fingerprint sensor which is integrated in 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

10. Cool S1 ( Affordable 6 GB RAM Smartphone)

Coolpad and LeEco has partnered to launch some of the smartphones together and the Cool S1 is one such smartphone. The smartphone is priced at CNY 3199 ($500) or Rs. 32,500.  The smartphone is available only in China so far.

Coolpad Flagship Smartphone 2016

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 smartphone comes with a metallic design and has a mirror finish fingerprint scanner at the back.

The Cool S1 has a 16 Mega pixel rear camera with Electronic Image Stabilization and PDAF. There is a 8 Mega pixel front facing camera to click selfies.

The smartphone 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.

11. ZTE Nubia Z11 (Bezel less Display, SD 820 & 6 GB RAM)

ZTE Nubia Z11 was launched in January End and is priced at Rs 29,999 or $280.  The smartphone comes with 6 GB of RAM and is powered by the Quad Core Snapdragon 820 Processor clocked at 2.15 GHz.  ZTE Nubia Z11 comes with a gorgeous 5.5 Inch display with Full HD Display resolution. There is 2.5 D Curve glass coating and it is also protected by the Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

ZTE Nubia Z11 - 6 GB RAM Mobile

The smartphone Display has 81% screen to body ratio and almost bezel less design. The device comes with a 16 Mega Pixel rear camera with Optical image stabilization, and there is also a front selfie camera with 8 Mega Pixel lens.

The Nubia Z11 comes with 3000 mAH capacity battery and also has support Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0.  Nubia Z11 runs on the Android Marshmallow 6.0 and is likely to get the Android Nougat 7.0 update in near future.

There is USB type C port and it comes with decent 64 GB of storage.

Key Specs of ZTE Nubia Z11 (SD 820 & 6 GB RAM) 

  • Screen – 5.5 Inch Full HD with Gorilla glass protection
  • Processor – Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Quad-core
  • Adreno 530 GPU
  • RAM –  6 GB
  • Storage – 64 GB of internal Storage, expandable up to 128 GB
  • Rear Camera – 16 MP rear with OIS
  • Front selfie camera – 8 MP front
  • OS  – Android lollipop marshmallow 6.0
  • Battery – 3000 mAh
  • Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
  • USB Type C Port
  • Fingerprint scanner at the back
  • Connectivity – Dual sim 4G with VOLTE
  • Price Rs. 29,999

Check Latest Price for ZTE Z11.

12. One Plus 5

One plus 5 is just launched in June 2017 and comes with two variants – 64 GB with 6 GB ram and 128 GB having massive 8 GB RAM. It comes with a screen size of 5.5 inches and has Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection.

OnePlus 5 Launched With Dual Rear Camera 8 GB RAM SD 835 

The key highlight for the OnePlus 5 is its Dual Rear cameras which can take some breath taking images. OnePlus 5 is currently a top selling smartphone and is available for purchase from Amazon India starting at Rs. 32,999. You can Read More about the OnePlus 5 Here. 


  • Display – 5.5 inches
  • Resolution – 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Protection – corning gorilla glass 5
  • Operating system – Android 7.1.1 nougat
  • Processor – QUALCOMM snapdragon 835 clocked at 2.45 GHz, Octa-Core Processor.
  • GPU – Adreno 540
  • Storage – 64 GB , 6 GB RAM or 128 GB , 8 GB RAM
  • Card slot – no card slot
  • Rear Camera – Dual 16 MP , f/1.7 , 24 mm + 20 MP , f/2.6 36 mm
  • Front Camera -16 MP f/2.0, 20mm
  • Battery – Non-removable li-Po 3300 mAh battery
  • Sensors – Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Colors – Midnight Black, Slate Grey.
  • Price – 32999, 37,999

Check the Latest Price for OnePlus 5.

These are some of the Best 6 GB RAM smartphones which are going to be in the market and will be lot common in 2017.

Why 6GB RAM Smartphones, Are These Overkill?

We may not need that much of RAM currently with the latest Android Nougat or Android O 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 smartphone for 3-4 years, can 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!

You may also like to read more about 8 GB RAM or Top 4 GB RAM phones.


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