Top Smartphones with Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Chipsets

best qualcomm snapdradon 845 smartphones

These are currently the best Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 smartphones in 2018. The Snapdragon 845 chip from Qualcomm is presently the most powerful chip in the Androsphere. The chip is extremely fast and handles heavy tasks and large apps like it’s nothing.

Additionally, it comes with Qualcomm’s most powerful graphics processor, the Adreno 630. Compared to its predecessor, the Snapdragon 835, the all-new Snapdragon 845 is a chip to be reckoned with and has been highly rated to compete with Apple’s A11 Bionic chip.

The new chip delivered a 40% satisfaction and improvement rate than its predecessor, especially in the graphics department. Samsung’s Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus were the first smartphones to house the powerful chip. But as of April 2018, quite a number of flagships boasts this powerful chip from Qualcomm.

In this article, you’ll get to see all the best Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 smartphones.

Best Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Smartphones

1. Samsung Galaxy S9

The Samsung Galaxy S9 was the first smartphone to come with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 chip. Well, depending on where you are in the world, as some Galaxy S9 house Samsung’s Exynos 9810 chip. The chipset has an Octa-core processor clocking at 2.8GHz, with 64-bit CPU architecture and 10nm process technology.

Samsung Galaxy S9 -best Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 smartphones

Key Specs

・Display: 5.8-inch
・OS: Android 8.0 Oreo
・Processor: Octa-core 2.8GHz
・Storage: 64GB/128GB ROM + 4GB RAM
・Rear Camera: 12MP
・Selfie Camera: 8MP
・Battery: 3000mAh

2. Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

The Plus version has the Snapdragon 845 chip as well, some of the versions though. The Exynos 9810 chip can be found in others, even though benchmarks show the Snapdragon 845 chip floored the Exynos 9810 chip. The Snapdragon 845 chip version has an Octa-core processor that clocks at 2.8GHz with a bigger 6GB RAM.

Samsung Galaxy S9

Key Specs

・Display: 6.2-inch
・OS: Android 8.0 Oreo
・Processor: Octa-core 2.8GHz
・Storage: 64GB/128GB ROM + 6GB RAM
・Rear Camera: 12MP + 12MP
・Selfie Camera: 8MP
・Battery: 3500mAh

3. Sony Xperia XZ2

Sony’s 2018 flagship smartphone, the Xperia XZ2 was introduced during the 2018 Mobile World Congress as well. It houses the powerful Snapdragon 845 chip from Qualcomm with Octa-core processor clocking at 2.7GHz and 10nm process technology as well.

Sony Xperia XZ2

Key Specs

・Display: 5.7-inch
・OS: Android 8.0 Oreo
・Processor: Octa-core 2.7GHz
・Storage: 64GB ROM + 6GB RAM
・Rear Camera: 19MP
・Selfie Camera: 5MP
・Battery: 3180mAh

4. Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact

The smaller version of the Xperia XZ2 flagship smartphone shouldn’t be underestimated. The Xperia XZ2 Compact comes with the powerful Snapdragon 845 chip as well. Making it one of the Smartphones with Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chip.

Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact

Key Specs

・Display: 5-inch
・OS: Android 8.0 Oreo
・Processor: Octa-core 2.7GHz
・Storage: 64GB ROM + 4GB RAM
・Rear Camera: 19MP
・Selfie Camera: 5MP
・Battery: 2870mAh

5. Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium

Released just last week, the Premium version of Sony’s flagship, the Xperia XZ2 Premium houses the chip as well. Not only does this beast come with dual rear cameras and the best screen ever on Mobile. The Snapdragon 845 chip on this beast clocks at an impressive speed of 2.8GHz with 10nm process technology as well.

Key Specs

・Display: 5.8-inch
・OS: Android 8.0 Oreo
・Processor: Octa-core 2.8GHz
・Storage: 64GB ROM + 6GB RAM
・Rear Camera: 19MP + 12MP
・Selfie Camera: 13MP
・Battery: 3540mAh

6. Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S

Known as the more advanced version of the Mi Mix 2 smartphone with the iPhone X-like dual rear camera. The Mi Mix 2S houses the Snapdragon 845 chip as well, making it one of the Smartphones with Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chip. This bezel-less beauty is powerful on the inside as it is beautiful on the inside.

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s

Key Specs

・Display: 5.99-inch
・OS: Android 8.0 Oreo
・Processor: Octa-core 2.8GHz
・Storage: 256GB/128GB/64GB ROM + 8GB/6GB RAM
・Rear Camera: 12MP + 12MP
・Selfie Camera: 5MP
・Battery: 3400mAh

7. ASUS Zenfone 5Z

The bigger brother of the ASUS’s flagship smartphone, the Zenfone 5Z is loaded with the greatness that’s Snapdragon 845 chip. Unlike its younger brother that houses a slower Snapdragon chip, the 845 on the Zenfone 5Z has an Octa-core processor that clocks at 2.8GHz offering incredible performance.

Asus Zenfone 5Z

Key Specs

・Display: 6.2-inch
・OS: Android 8.0 Oreo
・Processor: Octa-core 2.7GHz
・Storage: 256GB/128GB/64GB ROM + 8GB/6GB/4GB RAM
・Rear Camera: 12MP + 8MP
・Selfie Camera: 8MP
・Battery: 3300mAh

8. Xiaomi Black Shark

Xiaomi’s first gaming smartphone, the Black Shark packs a bunch, not only is it powered by the Snapdragon 845 chip, it has 8GB of RAM as well. Unlike the Mi Mix 2S, it packs a massive 4000mAh battery which is perfect for heavy gamers. This gaming device is also one of the Smartphones with Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chip.

Xiaomi Black Shark

Key Specs

・Display: 5.99-inch
・OS: Android 8.0 Oreo
・Processor: Octa-core 2.8GHz
・Storage: 128GB/64GB ROM + 8GB/6GB RAM
・Rear Camera: 12MP + 20MP
・Selfie Camera: 20MP
・Battery: 4000mAh

Conclusion

These are the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 smartphones at the moment. All the major smartphone flagships in 2018 will come with the Snapdragon 845 chip as well. According to rumours, the HTC U12 and LG G7 ThinQ, Oneplus 6 and Google Pixel 3 will house Qualcomm’s most powerful chip as well.

Posted by Joseph Young

Africa's most sought-after Mobile Reporter.

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