List of Smartphones with Snapdragon 845 Processor. [2018]

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 is the fastest chip installed in almost all high-end flagship smartphones recently. The company behind this powerful chips for smartphone, Qualcomm has its headquarters based in San Deigo,  California, United States. It is found under the hood of almost all flagship Android devices that are available in the market currently. Although Samsung does came up with their own Exynos processors but Qualcomm has their shares flying high in recent times.

The latest and most powerful processor till now is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 and we are here with the list of Top 5 Best Smartphones having this processor packed in with state of the art latest FinFET 10nm technology by Samsung. So before moving to the list of smartphones having this beast inside them, here are some of the main features of this processor.

List of Devices with Snapdragon 845 Processor

The Power of Snapdragon 845:

Do you remember this awesome image of 2 processors beside a coins? Yes this smaller one is the Snapdragon 845 with latest 10nm far smaller in size then its predecessor Snapdragon 821 which was based on 14nm technology.

The Qualcomm Next-Gen processor the Snapdragon 845 was unveiled back in January 2018 and was regarded as the fastest unit available in the market at that time. Although Apple’s Fusion A11 has some other ideas. But this new chip by qualcomm supported the Quick Charge 4.0 at launch. At the time of the launch at CES 2018 the first rumored we heard was the list vendors eager to get this latest powerchip in their upcoming flagship devices. Likes of Xiaomi Mi7, HTC U12 or the Samsung’s Galaxy S9 etc. But since now that we are in the 1st quarter of 2018, so we have a list of 5 best devices which already has this powerful Snapdragon processor installed in them. Here are some of the main features and differences of this latest model vs it’s predecessors.

List of Devices with Snapdragon 845 Processor

Main Features:

The latest, fastest and best chips provided by Snapdragon to date has all the most needed changes for smartphones to deal with huge apps, games, best graphics integration units supporting QHD or Ultra HD displays. The new chips based on the famous Kryo 385 CPU that has the clock speed of upto 2.8 GHz. It has a support of the Adreno 630 GPU.

Beside this It features the Qualcomm Spectra 280 ISP (image signal processor) for a premium camera and AR/VR experience. This allows capturing 10-bit 4K Ultra HD videos at 60 FPS720p videos at 480fps, and 16MP images at 60 frames per second.

Besides, the system has the 3rd-gen Hexagon 685 DSP for AI processing, the new Secure Processing Unit to protect personal data, the Snapdragon X20 LTE Modem supporting Gigabit LTE service, all-day battery life, and Quick Charge 4+ technology.

Qualcomm promises a 25% performance uplift as compared to the Snapdragon 835. Here is the official description from the site.

They say the best is yet to come. We say, with the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 845 Mobile Platform, it’s here. Every forward-looking feature—including immersive XR experiences, an intelligent personal assistant and advanced vault-like security—is enabled by the Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform. It also delivers up to 1.2 Gbps peak download speeds across a broader spectrum—our platform is smarter and faster than ever before.

Source: Qualcomm Snapdragon 845

List of 5 Best smartphones with Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Processors:

First of all we will talk about the smartphones which are released recently, i.e in March 2018. So topping the list here is the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus.

1- Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus:

The latest phablet by Samsung is powered with this Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845. Although some units are shipped with the Samsung’s very own Exynos 9810 Octa-core processor, but we can still include this powerful unit in our list of devices having the Snappy loaded in it.

  • Octa-core (4×2.7 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) – EMEA
  • Octa-core (4×2.7 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) – USA & China
  • Display: 1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~529 ppi density)
  • GPU Global: Mali-G72 MP18 – EMEA
  • GPU US: Adreno 630
  • Memory RAM: 64/128/256 GB, 6 GB RAM
  • Camera: Main Dual: 12 MP, Front: 8 MP.
  • Battery: S9-3000mAh & S9 Plus- 3,500mAh

2- Xiaomi Mi7:

The Xiaomi Mi7 is the 2nd device in our list to have the same Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 processor. Which is also supported with huge 6 GB of RAM along with Adreno 630 GPU. The best thing about this device is it has all the high-end flagship killer specs but has a price tag of $550 only.

  • Processor: Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845
  • CPU: Octa-core (4×2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)
  • Display: 5.65 inches, 1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 ratio
  • GPU: Adreno 630
  • Memory and RAM: 128 GB, 8 GB RAM or 64 GB, 6 GB RAM
  • Camera: Main Dual: 16 MP, Front: 8 MP
  • Battery: 4480 mAh battery

3- Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Pro:

The first Sony devices with lesser top and Bottom bezels are quite powerful. The new 2018 Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Pro have this powerful Snapdragon 845 chip-set installed in them. Both devices comes with Adreno 630 GPU. The complete specs sheet of these devices looks like this

  • Chip-set : Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845
  • Processor: Octa-core (4×2.7 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)
  • GPU: Adreno 630
  • Display: 5.7 inches, 1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 ratio
  • Memory & RAM: 64 GB, 4/6 GB RAM
  • Camera: Main 19 MP. and Front: 5MP
  • Battery: 3,180mAh

4- Asus Zenfone 5Z:

Quite Surprisengly the Asus Zenfone 5Z comes in the list of the devices which has this powerful Snapdragon 845 processor installed in them. The famous iPhone X carbon Copy which made every one talking at CS 2018 has the powerful specs under the hood. Here are some of the main specs of this years Zenfone 5Z.

  • Chip-set : Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845
  • Processor: Octa-core (4×2.7 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)
  • GPU: Adreno 630
  • Display: 6.2 inches, 1080 x 2246 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio
  • Memory & RAM: 256 GB, 8 GB RAM or 128 GB, 6 GB RAM or 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
  • Camera: Main Dual: 12 MP. and Front: 8MP
  • Battery: 3,300mAh

The list concludes here, As of March 2018. But there are over a dozen coming up devices, Some confirmed and some rumored to be having this latest Snapdragon 845 units in them.

Upcoming Snapdragon 845 Smartphones 2018:

The list of most anticipated upcoming smartphones with Snapdragon 845 in 2018 contains:

  • Google Pixel 3 and 3XL
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 9
  • LG G7 and G7 Plus
  • Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S
  • LG V40
  • Moto Z
  • ZTE Nubia Z18
  • Sony Xperia XZ Pro
  • HTC U12
  • OnePlus 6 and 6T
  • AGM X3

Keep in touch to get the latest news about the Snapdragon 845 phones.

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