“These are the top smartphone with 6GB RAM that can multitask like a champ”
It’s almost impossible to function without smartphones. We use them to pay our bills, reply to important emails or just kill time by gaming or surfing social networking apps. This makes it imperative to own a smartphone that can efficiently multitask with numerous apps open in the background for easy switching. This is where RAM plays a significant role and more and more smartphones these days have started offering beefy 6GB capacity. If you’re looking at the best smartphones with 6GB RAM, then read on.
The Galaxy S9+ has the best display ever as ranked by DisplayMate, while it has also been lauded as one of the best smartphones for imaging. It comes with a pair of 12-megapixel snappers, with the primary being a wide-angle sensor with dual aperture of f/1.5 and f/2.4, and the second lens being a telephoto one with f/2.4 aperture. The phone also boasts impressive video-recording capabilities, including a super slow-mo mode that lets you shoot videos 32 times slower than normal playback speeds. For selfies, there’s an 8MP f/1.7 shooter on the front. For performance, there’s the 1.7GHz octa-core Exynos 9810 processor paired with 6GB of RAM. Fuelling the Samsung Galaxy S9+ is a 3,500mAh battery.
Related read: Samsung Galaxy S9+ review
Following the footsteps of Apple’s iPhone X (review), the P20 Pro offers a cut-out on top of the display. Thankfully though, the phone does offer an option to hide the notch. The P20 Pro is also the world’s first smartphone to come with triple camera setup at the back. It boasts a high-res 40MP f/1.8 primary sensor for capturing in RGB, while the secondary 20MP shooter captures monochrome info. The third sensor is rated 8MP and offers zooming capabilities of up to 3x. For selfies, the smartphone is equipped with a 24-megapixel sensor. Under the hood, the phone comes equipped with the HiSilicon Kirin 970 octa-core chipset which is clubbed with 6GB RAM.
Related read: Huawei P20 Pro review
The latest smartphone from OnePlus’ stable is the first handset in the country that boasts the blazingly-fast Snapdragon 845 chip. While the OP6 has also taken the notch route, it gives users the liberty to disable the notch from the settings. The device comes with a 6.28-inch Super AMOLED panel bearing an FHD+ resolution. In the imaging department, the OnePlus 6 has a dual-camera setup at the back, comprising a pair of 16MP and 20MP sensors. As far as the performance goes, it’s top-notch (pun intended), thanks to the SD845 which works in tandem with 6GB RAM. If you’re looking for even more power, then you can opt for the highest-end variant of the handset, which offers 8GB RAM with 128- or 256GB storage onboard.
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The Honor 10 smartphone has everything in good measure – an edge-to-edge display, super-fast processor, AI-assisted cameras and a lot more. Just like other latest smartphones, this one too has a display notch up top. Thankfully, the notch is smaller here and you’ve got a choice to disable it. The latest flagship from Honor features a 5.8-inch with a resolution of 1,080 x 2,280 pixels with an aspect ratio of 19:9. The handset comes with a pair of cameras at the rear, consisting of 24-megapixel + 16-megapixel sensors, accompanied by an LED flash. At the front, phone flaunts a 24-megapixel sensor for video calls and selfies. The new handset from Honor runs Android 8.1.0 Oreo-based EMUI 8.1. Powering the show is a HiSilicon Kirin 970 SoC coupled with 6GB of RAM and 128GB non-expandable storage.
Related read: Honor 10 review
The OPPO F7 has a 6.23-inch IPS LCD screen bearing a 19:9 aspect ratio and a resolution of 1,080 x 2,280 pixels. The OPPO F7 is powered by Mediatek Helio P60 SoC, which comes with a 2GHz octa-core chip. The chipset is quite new, and along with being power-efficient, it offers a dedicated AI chip as well. While the base variant of the smartphone offers 4GB RAM, it’s also available in a higher-end model that ships with 6GB RAM. Not only this version comes with an interesting Black Diamond pattern at the back, you also get 128GB of expandable storage. In the optics department, it features a 16-megapixel main camera and 25MP f/2.0 front shooter, which is the highest resolution available on any smartphone.
Related read: OPPO F7 review
The Redmi Note 5 Pro is one of the most popular smartphones in the sub-Rs 20k bracket. Carrying forward the legacy of its predecessors, the handset offers powerful specs at an attractive price. It’s also the first phone in the Redmi Note series to offer a bezel-less display, which measures 5.99-inches diagonally and bears a resolution of 1,080 x 2,160 pixels. In the performance department, it comes with the octa-core Snapdragon 636 chipset and the higher-end model offers 6GB RAM variant. As far as imaging is concerned, the Redmi Note 5 Pro sports a 12MP camera, which is supplemented by a 5-meg depth sensor. For selfies, Xiaomi’s handset offers a power 20MP shooter up front. Rounding up the spec sheet is a massive 4,000mAh battery.
Related read: Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro review
OPPO’s debut online-centric offering comes with a 6-inch FHD+ display with the modern standard aspect ratio of 18:9. Talk about optics, the Realme 1 comes with a single 13-megapixel rear-facing primary camera and an 8-megapixel selfie shooter. The device comes powered by the MediaTek Helio P60 processor, with its top-end variant offering beefy 6GB of RAM. Thanks to OPPO Game Acceleration, the company claims that the handset can optimise the hardware resources to offer better gaming experience. Moving on to the software, the Realme 1 runs Android 8.1 Oreo-based ColorOS 5.0 out of the box. Fuelling the handset is a 3,410mAh unit.
Related read: Realme 1 review
These are the top smartphones with 6GB RAM that you can buy right now. Which one would you pick?