Mobile phone technology has seen incredible changes in the past couple of years. There was a time once when smartphones with 1GB of RAM were sufficient enough to provide a smooth user experience. However, in the past couple of years, smartphones boasting 2GB and 3GB of RAM have started getting popular, as they provide a lag-free gaming and better multi-tasking support. At the present in the mid-range smartphones 3GB of RAM has become a standard feature. In March this year, China-based vivo launched the Xplay 5 smartphone as the world’s first smartphone to boast 6GB of RAM, which brings multi-tasking and mobile gaming experience to a whole new level.
In India, at the moment only two smartphones with 6GB of RAM are available, which include the OnePlus 3 and LeEco Le Max 2. However, multiple smartphones with 6GB of RAM are expected to launch in the country before the end of 2016. If you are planning to buy a smartphone boasting 6GB of RAM, then detailed below are the upcoming 6GB RAM mobiles in India.
Upcoming 6GB RAM mobiles in India
ASUS ZenFone 3 Deluxe 6GB
Taiwanese smartphone maker ASUS is expected to launch the ZenFone 3 range of smartphones in India very soon. One of the phones in the brand’s new series, the ZenFone 3 Deluxe, has a variant with 6GB of RAM. The ASUS ZenFone 3 Deluxe 6GB RAM variant is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor, and comes with whopping 256GB of internal memory. It sports a sleek profile with a 7.5mm waist, and offers a 5.7-inch full HD Super AMOLED display, metal unibody design, Android Marshmallow, a 23MP rear camera, an 8MP selfie shooter, a fingerprint sensor, a USB Type-C port, 4G LTE, and a 3,000mAh battery with fast charging support.
ZTE Nubia Z11
The ZTE Nubia Z11 is the Chinese conglomerates latest smartphone, which at some point in the future may land in India. One of the Nubia Z11’s variants offers 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal memory. As for the other features, the Nubia Z11 sports a premium metal unibody construction, a fingerprint reader at the back, a 5.5-inch full HD display, and a Snapdragon 820 processor. It offers a 16MP Sony IMX298 camera at the back, an 8MP selfie shooter, a 3,000mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 technology, 4G LTE, and Android Marshmallow with ZTE Nubia UI 4.0 on top. The device measures 7.5mm around the waist, and tips the scale at 162 grams. This one is expected to be priced below Rs 35,700 when it lands in the country.
ZUK Z2 Pro
Lenovo’s sub-brand is China, ZUK, recently unveiled its latest smartphone dubbed the ZUK Z2 Pro, which comes with whopping 6GB of RAM. The phone offers a 7.5mm durable aluminium frame and weighs 145 grams. The phone sports a fingerprint sensor integrated into the home button that can unlock it in just 0.1 seconds, and a heart rate monitor. Its other specs include a 5.2-inch full HD Super AMOLED display, Android Marshmallow, Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC, 128GB of internal memory, a 13MP rear snapper with PDAF, an 8MP front shooter with full HD recording, a USB Type-C port, 4G LTE, and a 3,100mAh battery with fast charging.
China’s vivo is expected to launch its first smartphone with 6GB RAM, the Xplay 5, in India later this year. The phone offers a premium metal unibody design that measures 7.6mm around the waist, and tips the scale at 167 grams. It gets a fingerprint sensor on the back panel, and Qualcomm’s top of the line Snapdragon 820 processor. The phone comes with a 5.43-inch quad-HD Super AMOLED display, 128GB of internal memory, Android Lollipop, a 16MP rear snapper, an 8MP front shooter, 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, dual-SIM slots, and a 3,600mAh battery.
ZTE Axon 7
ZTE has started rolling out its Axon series of premium smartphones to more markets outside China. The brand recently unveiled the latest smartphone in the range, the Axon 7, which packs 6GB of RAM. It offers a metal unibody design, a 7.9mm waistline, 175 grams weight, and dual front-firing speakers with Dolby Atmos support. The device boasts excellent audio features including dedicated AKM 4941 + 4490 audio chips, DAC function and amplifier. Its other features include a 5.5-inch quad-HD AMOLED display, a quad-core Snapdragon 820 processor, 128GB of internal memory, a 20MP OIS rear camera, an 8MP selfie shooter, 4G LTE with VoLTE support, a USB Type-C port, Android Marshmallow, and a 3,140mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 technology.
The ASUS ZenFone 3 Deluxe, ZTE Nubia Z11, ZUK Z2 Pro, vivo Xplay 5, and the ZTE Axon 7 are the upcoming 6GB RAM smartphones in India. The ZenFone 3 Deluxe targets the users who want an immersive camera experience along with whopping 256GB of storage. The ZTE Nubia Z11 brings the same at a competitively lesser price tag. The ZUK Z2 Pro is a budget mid-ranger with 6GB of RAM, compact display, and a larger battery. The vivo Xplay 5 is for those looking for a compact phablet with decent camera specifications, a large battery and an excellent design. The ZTE Axon 7 is a phablet that brings excellent camera specs, most connectivity features, impressive audio experience and a large battery. So, which one of these smartphones are you going to buy when they land in India? Share your choice in the comments below.