Here is the List of latest affordable 6 GB RAM smartphones you can buy in India. Most of these mobiles are powered by the fastest Qualcomm Snapdragon processors or the MediaTek Chipsets.
But these mobiles are bundled with enough RAM to do 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 offer 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 offer 6 GB Ram.
After the launch of Vivo XPlay 5; in a month’s time, there were 6-7 similar configuration devices that came to market.
So Here are the Top Low-Cost Phones With 6 GB RAM in India/Globally:
1. Oppo Realme 1:
Oppo has launched the first smartphone from its sub-brand Realme, called as Realme 1. The phone is targeted at the mid-range segment who want great specs for a low price. It is one of the cheapest mobiles with 6GB Ram that costs just Rs. 13,999.
For starters, the Oppo Realme 1 comes equipped with a 6-inch full-HD+ (1080 x 2160) IPS LCD screen, with a pixel density of 402 PPI.
Powering the phone is a powerful and snappy MediaTek MT6771 (Helio P60) chipset coupled with Mali G-72 MP3 GPU.
Fueling the phone is the 3410 mAh Li-Ion battery, which is nonremovable. Further, the phone runs on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system along with company’s own ColorOS 5.0 skin on top of it.
Weighing at 155 grams, it has 7.8 mm thickness, which makes it a sleek and easy to hold in hand.
It has a fiberglass body and comes in 3 storages options namely 128 GB, 64 GB, and 32 GB which are further expandable up to 128 GB using the microSD card (has a dedicated slot).
Talking about its camera capabilities, it offers a 13-megapixel rear camera that comes with PDAF and LED flash. Also, it record videos at Full HD resolution at 30fps. For selfies, it comes with a secondary camera with an 8MP (f/2.2) aperture lens.
Interestingly, it comes with a 3.5 mm headphone jack in the days when most devices are ditching it.
Realme 1 is available to purchase from Amazon India at a price of Rs. 13,900 for the 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage model, and Rs. 8,990 for the 3 GB RAM+ 32 GB storage variant.
It is available in 3 colors: Diamond Black, Solar Red, and Moonlight Silver.
4. Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro:
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro is the bigger sibling of the Redmi Note 5 and was launched in February 2018 in India by the company. Notably, the Redmi Note 5 Pro is the highest selling phone in the 14k to 20k price segment and offers great value for money. It comes with an iconic iPhone X like design and even resembles the latest cutting-edge flagship Mi 8.
Redmi Note 5 Pro features a 5.99-inch display having an FHD+ (1080 x 2160 pixels) resolution.
Further, It comes with a 1.8 GHz Octa-Core (Qualcomm Snapdragon 636) processor powering it alongside 4 GB or 6GB of RAM depending upon the variant. The phone has 64 GB of internal memory, expandable upto 128 GB via a microSD card.
The performance is smooth, and you will enjoy it to play the latest Games like Asphalt 8 or Asphalt 9 without any lag.
Redmi Note 5 Pro runs on Android 7.1 Nougat and gets power from a huge 4000 mAh non-removable battery. Weighing at 181 grams, it measures 8.05 mm in thickness.
Also, it features a 12MP + 5MP dual-camera setup with phase detection autofocus and dual-LED flash. At the front, there is a 20 MP front selfie camera that offers great selfie experience to photo enthusiasts.
Pricing of Redmi Note 5 Pro starts at Rs. 14,999 for the 4 GB + 64 GB variant and Rs.16,999 for 6 GB + 64 GB model, while it will come in Black, Champagne Gold, Rose Gold, Lake Blue colors.
5. Motorola Moto X4
Motorola Moto X4 is also a mid-range phone that comes with a more premium glass back design than most of the rival devices. The phone offers a 5.2 Inch Full HD Display with a Corning Gorilla Glass protection and 2.5D curved glass.
Powering the devices is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 Octa-Core processor with 2.2 GHz clock speed and the Adreno 508 GPU which is ideal for playing games and watching media.
Further, the phone has 64 GB internal storage and offers 6 GB Ram to ensure that you can store all your videos and photos with ease and do flawless multi-tasking.
The X4 comes with Dual Rear camera setup with (12MP+8 MP) camera setup, and there is a 16 MP selfie shooter to click some incredibly detailed selfies.
Fueling the phone is a 3000 mAH capacity battery, and it weighs 163 grams and has a thickness of 7.99 mm. Another notable feature is the presence of IP 68 rating that makes it dust and waterproof.
You can buy the Moto X4 (6 GB ram, 64 GB Storage) for Rs. 24,999 from Flipkart.
5. 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 on 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.
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. The company 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 a 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 an 8 Megapixel front facing the camera to click selfies.
It came 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.
Lastly, let’s have a look at the First phone that came with 6 GB RAM.
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
Also, You can Read about 5 More Phones Which Come with 6 GB RAM but are a little expensive.
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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