The Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 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 835 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.
The Power of Snapdragon 835 Everyone talking about:
Do you remember this awesome image of 2 processors beside a coins? Yes this smaller one is the Snapdragon 835 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 835 was unveiled back in January 2017 and was regarded as the fastest unit available in the market at that time. Although Apple’s Fusion A10 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 2017 the first rumored we heard was the list vendors eager to get this latest powerchip in their upcoming flagship devices. Likes of Xiaomi Mi6, HTC U11 or the Samsung’s Galaxy S8 etc. But since now that we are in the 3rd quarter of 2017, so we have a list of 10 best devices which already has this powerful Snapdragon processor installed in them. Here are some of the main features and differnces of this latest model vs it’s predecessors.
Snapdragon 835—now a part of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Mobile Platform that includes all of the company’s mobile hardware and software—is an evolutionary product that builds on this vision. The greater than 3 billion transistor SoC is the first to use Samsung’s 10nm “10LPE” FinFET process, which reduces overall package size by 35% relative to Snapdragon 820. The new SoC’s CPU transplant and X16 LTE modem, which tops out at 1Gbps (Category 16) on the downlink, are the biggest changes, but most of the other blocks within the SoC have received at least minor updates too.
List of 5 Best smartphones with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Processors:
First of all we will talk about the smartphones which are released recently, i.e in July or August 2017. So topping the list here is the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.
1- Samsung Galaxy Note 8: The latest phablet by Samsung is powered with this Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 Octa-core 4×2.35 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo. Although some units are shipped with the Samsung’s very own Exynos 8895 Octa-core processor, but we can still include this powerful unit in our list of devices having the Snappy loaded in it.
2- Xiaomi Mi6: The Xiaomi Mi6 is the 2nd device in our list to have the same Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 processor. Which is also supported with huge 6 GB of RAM along with Adreno 540 GPU. The best thing about this device is it has all the high-end flagship killer specs but has a price tag of $450 0nly.
3- Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus: In the 3rd spot we have 2 more Samsung devices having the same Snapdragon 835 unit loaded on them. Both devices have totally same specs sheet. The only difference is their screen and battery sizes. But I can bet they are lighting fast and you can get one for around $700 right now.
4- OnePlus 5: In this list we have yet another power machine, The OnePlus 5 also comes up with the same Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 chipset. The best thing is that the device has 6 GB RAM for 64GB internal memory unit, while the larger 128 GB variant has the 8 GB RAM installed in it.
5- Nokia 8: Nokia 8 is teh company’s first flagship killer device after their revival. The Nokia 8 Also comes up with Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 chipset. Which is supported with 4 GB of RAM and another Adreno 540 GPU.
That’s it. These are the list of devices that has the latest Snapdragon 835 processors installed in them. Beside this there are more devices having the Snapdragon 835 chips, those are Sony Xperia XZ Premium, HTC U11, ZTE Nubia Z17, Sharp Aquos R and Asus Zenfone PRO 4.