Best Android Phones with Snapdragon 835 Soc

Qualcomm has Launched its Snapdragon 835 Soc in November 2016. Since than it is the most powerful processor from Qualcomm and it powers some of the flagship devices this year.  Snapdragon 835 is packed with 27% increase in performance with 30% increase in area efficiency in comparison with Snapdragon 821. It is Built on Samsung’s 10nm FinFET node.

best android phones with snapdragon 835 soc

What 10 nm actually is? It is about 1000 times smaller than the strand of hair. This smaller footprint will allow manufacturers to approach for sleek designs or larger batteries.

Coming back to the Best of Guide. All the major manufacturers include Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Soc in there Flagship devices this year. So here we make a list of Best Android Phones with Snapdragon 835 Soc.

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+

Both Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are packed with snapdragon 835 Soc. Along with this Samsung has packed this phone with Iris scanner which is very unique feature. Other than this Samsung Galaxy S8 packs with 5.8 inch AMOLED with a resolution of 2960×1440 at 570 ppi. Both the devices have display ration of extra wide aspect ratio of 18.5:9. Both the Galaxy S8 and S8+ packs Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 or the Samsung Exynos 8895. There’s a 4GB RAM with UFS 2.1 64GB of internal Storage. You can expand the storage upto 256GB with microSD card.


The only differences between Galaxy S8 and S8+ is the display, S8+ is packed with 6.2inch display. Other one is battery i.e. Galaxy S8 is backed up by 3000 mAh battery whereas Galaxy S8+ is backed by a 3500 mAh battery.

HTC U 11

We have put HTC U 11 on second place because it is also packed with one unique feature. Which is new squeezy Edge Sense with this you can perform various tasks by applying pressure on both the sides of the HTC U 11. For example you take a selfie you have to press a button for click, but now you can click the photo with just applying little pressure on both sides of your phone while holding it.

htc u 11

HTC U 11 is packed with a 5.5″ QHD Super LCD 5 display. The phone is powered with Snapdragon 835 Soc and Adreno 540 GPU. It is paired with 4GB/ 6GB RAM and 64GB/128 GB internal storage which is can be expandable up to 2TB via MicroSD card. HTC U11 is packed with 12MP rear camera with Sony IMX362 sensor and f/1.7 aperture, which is  highest ever rated phone camera from DxOMark. The Phone will runs on Android 7.1 Nougat out of the box.

Sony Xperia XZ Premium

Sony Xperia XZ Premium is packed with 5.5-inch 4K HDR Triluminous display with X-Reality mobile picture engine and Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The phone is powered with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 and Adreno 540 GPU. It is paired with 4 GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage which can be further expandable up to 256GB via MicroSD card.

best android phones with snapdragon 835 soc

The main highlight of the phone is, Its 19-megapixel rear camera which supports Super slow motion 960fps video capture and it can also capture 4k video. In front there is 13-megapixel camera. It is backed up by the 3230mAh battery and it runs on Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box.

Xiaomi Mi 6

Xiaomi Mi 6 is packed with a 6GB of RAM, there’s a 5.15-inch display as seen on the Mi 5, and a 3350mAh battery.The flagship device display packs a 1080p display in the usual 16:9 aspect ratio. The 3.5mm headphone jack has been eliminated from the device but has added stereo speakers. The fingerprint scanner is embedded under the home button on the front.

best android phones with snapdragon 835 soc

Camerawise Xiaomi Mi 6 packs a 2-megapixel dual-camera array. There’s a similar design with the Mi 5 of its curved glass back and metal frame. Xiaomi Mi 6 has features such as front-firing dual speakers, Bluetooth 5.0, dual-SIM support (4G + 4G/ 3G/ 2G), 8-megapixel front camera with 1080p video capture at 30fps, slo-mo videos.

The main highlight of the phone i.e. This is the cheapest phone which is powered with Snapdragon 835 Soc.

At the end we want to tell you that Oneplus is gearing up for the launch of its next flagship device Oneplus 5. According to all the leaks and reports Oneplus 5 is powered snapdragon 835. Moreover it will have the features that can compete will the flagships like Galaxy S8 and HTC U 11. However, Oneplus 5 might get launched in June 2017.

Sukhraj Singh
Sukhraj Singh
He loves writing and always create useful information for users. He writes about Smartphones and other technical stuff. He also writes at and TheGadgetSquare and developed various websites including E-comms, Informational, and blogs.


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