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Best flagship smartphones with 6GB RAM | 2017

15 December 2017 0

This year we have seen tons of top-tier smartphones from all OEMs. Undoubtedly the key focus in design department was bringing flagships with the bezel-less design. All big giants announced at least one premium smartphone with bezel-less design, these devices are well appreciated for their sleek looks and larger display without expanding the overall footprint. All flagships announced this year comes with at least 4GB RAM but we have seen top-tier devices even with 8GB RAM.

However, most of the flagships unveiled in the second half of the year come with 6GB RAM to better handle the latest HIFI games and multi-tasking. Mostly Android running flagships are powered up by the Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 SoC which is undoubtedly remained the most powerful chipset of the year. The smartphones with the latest chipset and 6GB RAM are capable to handle all tasks without worrying about the lag.

As 2018 is around the corner and most of the OEMs already unveiled their premium smartphones, So its perfect time to purchase a new smartphone for those who want to grab a powerhouse ahead of this Holiday Season. We already compiled the list of Best smartphones in the market with 4GB RAM, these devices are also capable to do almost all jobs but if you are amongst those who want to keep their flagship for a longer period, they should consider the smartphones with 6 Gigs of RAm for the piece of mind.

Like always, the team Mobilescout is here to facilitate our readers who are looking to grab flagship with 6GB RAM. Today we will enlist the top smartphones in the market with 6GB RAM so that our readers can easily decide which smartphone best suits your needs and which smartphone takes lead in what departments. We will update this listing in future as well so that you can find the best option in the market every month. Starting with the best option.

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Galaxy Note 8

The South Korean giant Samsung introduced their latest flagship Galaxy Note 8 with 6GB RAM, it is the only Samsung's flagship smartphone with 6GB RAM. The device is undoubtedly the best smartphone in the market not only because of its RAM but also it takes lead due to hardware under the hood with striking design.

The Galaxy Note 8 is featuring a glass and metal sandwich design which Samsung introduced with the Galaxy S8 series. The device is indeed one of the most beautiful bezel-less flagship in the market with the sleek design. It features a 6.3-inches display with an aspect ratio of 18.5:9. The Super AMOLED display pixels density is 521ppi and it is dual curved from the edges. The US variant is powered up by the Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 SoC whereas the rest of world variants come with Exynos 8895 chipset. The new Galaxy Note comes with an upgraded S Pen with a number of new features.

Like most of the flagships unveiled this year, it is IP68 certified device which means the device can survive under 1.5 meters deep water for 30 minutes without any damage. It is also the first Samsung's smartphone with dual rear snappers. The Galaxy Note 8 dimensions are 162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm and it weighs 195g.

Just for the sake of reminder, the Galaxy Note 8 is the successor device of the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7 still the device is amongst the most popular smartphones of the year. The Galaxy Note 8 was announced for $930, however, now it is available for slightly lower price on special deals. Let's have a look at the Galaxy Note 8 Preview to know in detail about the device.

Specs Galaxy Note 8
Display 6.3-inches Super AMOLED
Screen resolution 1440 x 2960 pixels
Chipset Eynos 8895/Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835
RAM 6GB
Storage 64/128GB
Rear camera Dual 12MP
Front camera 8MP
Battery 3,300mAh
OS Android Nougat 7.1.1
IP68 Yes
USB Type-C
Colors Midnight Black+ Gold+ Grey+ Blue
HTC U11 Plus

HTC U11 Plus was the second flagship smartphone from the HTC, it is the only bezel-less smartphone from the company. The U11 Plus is featuring a metal chassis with the liquid glass surface. HTC introduced this design with the first flagship U11, they kept the same designing for the phablet. The good thing about U11 Plus is indeed its top-tier hardware, top-notch audio setup, unique design, squeezable body and bezel-less design. The U11 Plus dimensions are 158.5 x 74.9 x 8.5mm and weigh 188g. Despite having larger display the device overall footprint is somewhat similar to standard U11.

Though most of the flagships announced this year have dual rear snappers but that's not the case with the U11 Plus as it has single camera module on the rear. The U11 Plus features a 6.0-inches 2:1 display with Quad HD+ screen resolution of 1440 x 2880 pixels. The Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 SoC is powering the device with 6GB RAM and built-in native storage is 128GB which is further expandable up to 2TB using MicroSD card. A 3,930mAh battery cell is on board to keep the U11 Plus lights on.

The U11 Plus is also IP68 certified device which means you don't have to worry about it being dropped in the pool or using it during rain. The fingerprint scanner on the device is on the rear side below the camera sensor. Thanks to 6GB RAM and Octa-core chipset the U11 Plus is one of the most smartphones in the market. Despite having single rear snapper, it is one of the best camera phones as per DxoMark.

Another unique feature of U11 Plus is it pressure sensitive Edge Sense feature. The user can do multiple tasks by simply squeezing the body of the device. Unfortunately, it lacks the traditional 3.5mm headphone jack. As OS it is pre-installed with the latest Android Oreo with ultra-thin UI layer over it. The device was announced 699 Pounds in the UK which is roughly $900 at the current currency exchange rate. We already Preview U11 Plus to give our readers a very good idea of what is the best about it.

Specs HTC U11 Plus
Display 6.0-inches
Screen resolution 1440 x 2880 pixels
Chipset Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835
RAM 6GB
Storage 128GB Expandable via MicroSD card
Rear camera 12MP
Front camera 8MP
Battery 3,930mAh
USB Type-C
IP-Ratings IP68
OS Android Oreo
OnePlus 5T

The third smartphone is the company who has the number of motos like 'Never Settle' and 'flagship killer'. This year OnePlus introduced two flagships OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T. Both the devices are bringing the same hardware under the hood with the different design. Now when OnePlus 5 is already out of stock and the company ditched it in favor of latest OnePlus 5T, So we have the base variant of latest flagship killer from OnePlus with 6GB RAM.

Those who want the best of the best, they can opt the 8GB RAM model. Like the aforementioned two devices the Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 SoC is powering the OnePlus 5T. The rear side is adorned with dual rear snappers and fingerprint scanner. The OnePlus 5T is one of the few flagships of this year with unibody metal design. The device shares some similarities with the last year iPhone 7 Plus in terms of design, however, the OnePlus 5T rear is curved from the edges. Though it is running on the Android Nougat 7.1.1 the company confirmed it will be soon upgraded to Android Oreo in Q1 2018. The Oxygen OS layer over the stock Android OS is quite thin.

The key selling aspect of OnePlus 5T is its bezel-less design with top-tier hardware at an affordable price tag of $499. Those who are planning to grab a power-house at an affordable pricing, they can consider OnePlus 5T as it emerges as one of the worthy smartphones with the best value for customers money. The device was announced in Midnight Black color only but the good thing is the company is releasing its special edition variants with striking colors option. If you want to grab it, you can read our OnePlus 5T Preview to know more about the device in detail.

Specs OnePlus 5T
Display 6.01-inches
Screen-resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels
Chipset Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835
RAM 6/8GB
Storage 64/128GB Non-Expandable via MicroSD card
Rear camera 16+20MP with f/1.7 aperture
Front camera 16MP with f/2.0 aperture
Battery 3,300mAh
USB Type-C
IP-ratings None
OS Android Nougat 7.1 with Oxygen OS
Huawei Mate 10 Pro

The Huawei Mate 10 Pro is one of the latest addition to the list of best 5 smartphones with 6GB RAM on board. The Mate 10 Pro is bringing number of new aspects which we haven't seen so far on any Huawei branded smartphones. The device is the first in the market with the Kirin 970 SoC under the hood. The Octa-core SoC is accompanied by 6GB RAM and 128GB memory. Unfortunately, its built-in storage isn't further expandable via MicroSD card.

It is indeed the first Huawei flagship without 3.5mm headphone jack, So far all Huawei smartphones have this traditional jack. The reason behind removing this jack is IP67 certification which brings resistance up to 1-meter deep water. Like most of the bezel-less flagships, it has 6.0-inches display with 2:1 aspect ratio and the Full HD+ screen resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels. The special thing about the chipset is its dedicated Neural Processing unit which further enhances the AI capabilities of the device. It brings AI assistance in camera and real-time translation.

The dual Leica-certified cameras are adorning the rear side with f/1.7 aperture. The dual rear snappers are regarded as the second-best cameras in the market as per DxoMark after Pixel 2 with 98 scores. The chassis of Mate 10 Pro is made up of metal with glass covering the rear side. The device is initially released for the European region at 799 Euros which is $945 for international buyers. The company yet not release the device for the US region, however, it is now widely available in most of the regions. You can know more about the Mate 10 Pro by reading its preview.

Specs Mate 10 Pro
Display 6.0-inches
Screen resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels
Chipset Kirin 970 SoC
RAM 6GB
Storage 128GB Non-Expandable
Rear camera 12MP RGB +20MP Monochrome with f/1.7 aperture
Front camera 8MP
Battery 4,000mAh
USB Type-C
IP67 Yes
OS Android Oreo with EMUI 8
Honor V10

Last but not the least we have another smartphone from Chinese smartphone manufacturer Honor, the company recently announced a pocket-friendly flagship V10. The device is a blend of Huawei flagships announced in 2017, the device is bringing a number of aspects from Mate 10 series. The Honor V10 is featuring a unibody metal design with dual rear snappers on board. Despite having metal build but it doesn't share design queues with any other smartphone in the market.

It comes with the full front-facing bezel-less design. The display is of 5.99-inches with the Full HD+ screen resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels. The Kirin 970 SoC is powering the V10 as well, it is the same chipset we have seen on the Mate 10 series. The base variant comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage whereas the top-tier variant comes with 6GB RAM and 128GB memory. Its memory isn't further expandable via MicroSD card. Although it also has dual rear snappers 16MP RGB+ 20MP Monochrome sensors they are not Leica certified lens.

As OS it is running on the Android Oreo-based EMUI 8.1. The V10 is certainly Honor's answer to the flagship killer OnePlus 5T. The device is bringing powerful hardware, sleek metal design at an affordable price tag. So if you don't like OnePlus 5T in the price bracket below $500, you can check out V10 as well. The Honor V10 is available for 3500 Yuan in China which is $530 for international buyers. If you are willing to grab this device, you can read our Honor V10 Preview to know everything in detail regarding it.

Specs Honor V10
Display 5.99-inches
Screen resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels
Chipset Kirin 970
RAM 4/6GB
Storage 64/128GB Non-Expandable
Rear camera 16MP RGB+20MP Monochrom
Front camera 13MP
Battery 3,750mAh
USB Type-C
3.5mm headphone jack Yes
OS Android Oreo 8.0 with EMUI 8.1
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