These are the top smartphones with 6GB RAM, promising a good multitasking experience

With smartphones evolving at a rapid pace, from paying the bills, shopping to replying to important mails, users prefer to use their smartphones. When you handling so many tasks on your smartphone on any given day, it becomes a mandate to have a smartphone that can multitask efficiently with numerous apps open in the background for easy switching. While a good processor is a must for good performance, RAM plays an important role in multitasking. The more RAM there is on a smartphone, more memory the running apps on it will have thus facilitating smooth multitasking experience. Now that we have emphasised how important it is to have more RAM on your device, here we list top smartphones available in the market with 6GB or more of RAM.

P.S.: the list is in no particular order.

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 (Rs 32,990 onwards)

Xiaomi took everyone by surprise when it decided not to bring the bezel-less Mi Mix to the Indian sub-continent back in 2016. However, after learning that the brand would be bringing the Mi Mix 2 to India at Beijing, the handset finally landed at our shores last month. With a ceramic and aluminium body, Mi Mix 2 has been equipped with a 5.99-inch display that has a resolution of 1,080 x 2,160 pixels and aspect ratio of 18:9. For performance, there is a Snapdragon 835 processor, mated to 6GB of RAM and the onboard storage is 128GB. Imaging on the smartphone is top notch, all thanks to the 12-megapixel sensor with 4-axis optical image stabilisation and an 18K gold plated ring around it. For selfies, there is a 5-megapixel unit on the chin of the device. Other core features of the device include Android Nougat based MIUI 8, 3,400mAh battery and integrated support for 43 different network bands across the world.

Related read: Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 review

Honor View10 (Rs 29,999)

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Thesub-brand of Huawei, Honor has kicked off the year 2018 with the launch of the View10. It flaunts a premium metal unibody and dual-camera module on the rear panel. Coming to the highlight of the handset, its primary camera setup comprises a 16-megapixel f/1.8 RGB camera and a 20MPmonochrome lens. On its front is a 13MP camera for selfies. The 5.99-inch display has minimal bezels around it and bears a resolution of 2,160 x 1,080 pixels in the 18:9 ratio. Powering the device is a 2.4GHz octa-core Hi-Silicon Kirin 970 processor with has a dedicated Neural Processing Unit (NPU).The 6GB RAM-toting handsetcomes with a fingerprint sensor at the front, 4G VoLTE, dual-SIM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and a 3,750mAh battery.

Related read:Honor View10 first impressions

HTC U11 (Rs 51,990)

Taiwanese brand HTC has been having a tough time when it comes to its flagship devices, compared to the competition. However, all that has now changed as the newly launched HTC U11 ups the game with its eye-catching aesthetics and one-of-its-kind Edge Sense feature, which lets users squeeze its edges to perform certain tasks. And then we have the top-of-the-line specs a 5.5-inch 2K display and Snapdragon 835 SoC with 6GB RAM. HTC also managed to receive a score of 90 from DxOMark for its 12MP primary camera, which is the highest for a phone till date.

Related read: HTC U11 review

OnePlus 5T (Rs 32,999 onwards)

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The latest offering from OnePlus is one of the best in the business, thanks to its high-end internals. It comes powered by the top-tier Snapdragon 835 chipset, which is mated to 6 gigs of RAM (theres an 8GB RAM variant too). The OnePlus 5T is also futuristic with a bezel-less 6-inch display up front. The dual rear cameras at the back of the device get an upgrade from the OP5,with the 16MP + 20MP sensors now offering portrait mode without the crop factor and enhanced low-light capabilities.

Related read: OnePlus 5T review

Samsung Galaxy Note8 (Rs 67,900)

Samsung showed resilience with the launch of its Galaxy Note8 smartphone, after the troubles that plagued its Galaxy Note7 last year. The new Note series handset packs a quality hardware in a gorgeous glass body. Underneath its exquisite design and 6.3-inch Infinity display, the Galaxy Note8 packs a capable Exynos 8895 processor coupled with 6GB of RAM. Its also the first smartphone from the brand, that features a dual-camera setup at the back, which comprises two 12-megapixel sensors.

If you have budget constraints in place and dont necessarily need S Pen, which is the hallmark of the Note series, then the 6GB RAM variant of the Samsung Galaxy S8+ is a good substitute.

Related read: Samsung Galaxy Note8 review | Samsung Galaxy S8+ review

Coolpad Cool Play 6 (Rs 14,999)

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The Cool Play 6 falls in the roundup as the most affordable handset in this roundup. But dont go by its price as the handset packs in impressive features that are usually found in premium smartphones. The Coolpad Cool Play 6 comes with a pair of 13-megapixel rear cameras, a 5.5-inch full HD display, and runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat-based Journey UI. It packs a Snapdragon 653 processor and houses a beefy 4,060mAh battery.

Related read: Coolpad Cool Play 6 review

Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro (Rs 29,900)


Following its competitors, Samsung had jumped on the 6GB RAM bandwagonearlier this year, by launching the Galaxy C9 Pro. The device sports a large 6-inch Super AMOLED full HD display, which puts it in the phablet category. The smartphone is powered by a Snapdragon 653 processor, and is fuelled by a beefy 4,000mAh battery. The Galaxy C9 Pro is also the brands first device to feature a 16MP front-facing camera.

Related read:Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro review

These are the top smartphones with capacious 6GB RAM in the market, ensuring smooth performance and lag-free multitasking. But by no means, it’s a comprehensive list. You can also take a look at the Infinix Zero 5 (review), which is a multimedia-centric offering with a 6-inch display, a powerful 4,350mAh battery. If you’re a selfie fanatic, then the 6GB RAM edition of OPPO’s F5 (review) will appease you as it offers the power of AI to your self-portraits. Following the 18:9 trend, it also manages to offer a large 6-inch display in a smaller footprint.

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