5 Best Phones with Snapdragon 820

The list of super awesome Snapdragon 820 powered devices now includes a bunch of flagship devices and some newbies as well. The launch of HTC M10 in
5 Best Phones with Snapdragon 820

5 Best Phones with Snapdragon 820 - Few weeks back, at the Mobile World Congress 2016, leading tech-giants Samsung and LG unveiled their latest flagships, Galaxy S7 and LG G5. The new pioneers in the smartphone industry not only boast innovative and glitzy features, but also incorporate Qualcomm’s most powerful Snapdragon 820 processor with stunning look and feel. The two flagships stole the trade show with good looks and high-end specs, but some other SD820 devices made a strong impression. Sony and Xiaomi also introduced their next-gen flagships with the same chipset, promising the next level of sublime smartphone experience!

The list of super awesome Snapdragon 820 powered devices now includes a bunch of flagship devices and some newbies as well. The launch of HTC M10 in next few weeks will make this competition even stiffer, but as of now, if you’re looking for a high-end handset with Snapdragon’s premium processor, here are the best options to count on!

Best Phones with Snapdragon 820

5 Best Phones with Snapdragon 820

1. Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge

Like we said, the Samsung Galaxy S7 show was the biggest hit at MWC 2016. The new flagship from the South-Korean giant powers a Quad-HD 5.1-inch Super AMOLED always-on display with 4GB RAM and Adreno 530 graphics. It flaunts major feature and camera improvements, and is nicely built over the foundation created by Galaxy S6 last year.

Samsung Galaxy S7 is a great upgrade over its predecessor, but under the hood, the flagship brings a major and much unexpected change. The new beauty incorporates a Snapdragon 820 SoC instead of an Exynos chipset which made a great impression last year. Though it will be available in few regions only, it still a great news for all Snapdragon and Samsung fans all across the world!

In addition to this, it is also worth noting that Samsung has adopted Water Cooling elements inside the Galaxy S7 to make sure SD820 doesn’t become an overheating fiasco like its younger sibling did. The phone has got the spunk to take on any high-end phone with its brilliant features and impeccable battery life, and is just the right pick for flagship buyers!

5 Best Phones with Snapdragon 820

2. LG G5

Alongside Galaxy S7, another phone which made our day was the LG G5. The changes in S7 were up to our expectations, but this one came as a big and much impressive surprise. LG has changed the entire look and feel of its flagship smartphone, and has given a mind-boggling set of specs with a modular form-factor. Yes, this is world’s first modular smartphone which enables you to enhance camera, audio-quality, and battery backup manually. Quite interesting, isn’t it?

On paper, the LG G5 looks purely outstanding with top-tier specs and a razor sharp 5.3-inch Quad-HD display. The modular device stands out in the category with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 SoC, 4GB RAM and Adreno 530 GPU, and delivers majestic camera output with its 16-megapixel f/1.8 rear camera shooter with laser autofocus, OIS, and 4k video recording. It houses a 2800 mAh, which can be extending using the modular capabilities, even without using it, this is a great package from LG!

5 Best Phones with Snapdragon 820

3. Sony Xperia X Performance

Marking the end of an age old Xperia Z series, Sony has started the new flagships with Xperia X Performance. The majestically crafted beauty from Sony brings a new name, but everything else is very similar to Xperia Z5 and older members of the family.

The sassy Xperia X Performance flaunts a stunning build quality with fingerprint sensor on the power button, and brings immense power with Snapdragon 820 chipset, 3GB RAM, and Adreno 530 graphics. The phone boasts a 23MP rear and 13MP front-facing shooter and runs Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow out-of-the box with a bunch of UI tweaks.

The official India launch of the handset is still awaited, but as of now, this one is one of the only Snapdragon 820 powered smartphones in the flagship category.

5 Best Phones with Snapdragon 820

4. Xiaomi Mi5 Pro

After a plethora of leaks and rumours, Chinese giant Xiaomi has introduced the much anticipated Mi5 Pro with a prolific set of hardware and software specs. The new beauty from the company runs Android 6.0 based MIUI 7 out-of-the box, and packs a slew of mind-boggling features inside that curvy metal and glass body.

The Mi5 Pro is an exciting prospect, not just with those aesthetics, but also with the killer performance of Snapdragon 820 chipset bundled with 4GB RAM and Adreno 530 graphics. It’s a real competitor for above mentioned players, and is priced just around $350, that is exactly half of what Galaxy S7 is likely to cost! As for Indian buyers, the phone is expected to hit the shelves at a price just round INR 25k.

5 Best Phones with Snapdragon 820

5. HP Elite X3

Finally, a good news for Windows Phone lovers as well. HP, our favourite PC maker, rocked the MWC trade show with Elite X3, it’s all new sensation in the high-end smartphone market. The new Windows 10 Phone incorporates a Snapdragon 820 chip with 4GB RAM, and sits perfectly as the only Windows phone with the thunderous power of Snapdragon’s top-grade SoC. It sports a giant 5.96-inch Quad-HD display, and powers up by an equally 4150 mAh battery to keep things up and running. The weight of the handset is slightly hefty, Windows Continuum and a slew other features make this an ideal package for on-the-go flagship lovers. As of now, there is word on the India launch of availability of this super cool phablet!

So, these are the flagships that can cater all your needs with smooth and glitch-free performance. Qualcomm SD820 packs a real punch, and is one of the only few chipsets that can take serious amount of load without lagging or heating up excessively. All these beauties are best in their own category like, LG for customization, Samsung and Sony for perfection, Xiaomi for affordability, and HP for uniqueness. They have a subtle touch of class that only few smartphones endow to take smartphone experience of the user to a whole new level.