Snapdragon 855 has to be the number one chipset on any Android phone right now and there are lots of devices using this processor. But you will agree with me that some of them are quite expensive. Therefore, to help you lay your hands on the least costly ones out there, here is our list of 10 Cheapest Snapdragon 855 Phones
1. Xiaomi Mi 9
This is the newest from Xiaomi, a phone manufacturing company popular for its competitive price, so it is no surprise to anybody that it makes the list of least costly Snapdragon 855 phones this year. This reduced price does not affect its outstanding quality though. This device sports that Snapdragon 855 SoC within and possesses a big HDR10 ready 6.39-inch super-AMOLED display plus a fingerprint sensor. It has 6GB or 8GB RAM with 64GB or 128GB of storage and runs Android 9.0 Pie out of the box with MIUI 10 on top. Its battery capacity is 3,300mAh.
2. Xiaomi Black Shark 2
This is another affordable Snapdragon 855 powered mobile device for gamers. Apart from its rapid Snapdragon SoC, it also possesses 6GB, 8GB or 12GB of RAM with 128GB or 256GB as the storage options that are available for use. Its display is a 6.39-inch 1080p AMOLED panel with a 19:9 aspect plus a notch that houses the 20MP front-facing camera. Under the display, you will find the fingerprint sensor. At the back, you will see dual 48MP + 12MP camera with dual LED flash. Its battery capacity is 4,000mAh which comes with Quick Charge Technology (27W Quick Charge 4+).
3. Lenovo Z5 GT
This device is first to feature Qualcomm’s newest and biggest SoC, the Lenovo Z5 GT is also blessed with the whopping 12 GB of RAM, which is rare for several mobile phones. This device is all about speed and performance plus its design is pleasing on the eye.
It comes with a slider for the 16 MP + 8 MP selfie and IR cameras. The battery capacity of the device is 3,350 mAh. Be aware though, this device does not support 5G. You get to enjoy a smaller 6.3-inch LCD screen but there is no NFC.
4. Vivo iQOO
Yes, the name is weird, but it comes with very robust hardware, a huge 6.41-inch 2,340 x 1,080 AMOLED display, a fingerprint sensor, a fast Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor and a glass back. The rear light only caters for notifications, but the lighting increases when you do great things with games. This device has a vapor cooling system that prevents the smartphone from overheating when you are playing that game for a lengthy period of time. The Vivo iQOO has 3 cameras in the back, which are the 12MP standard camera, a 13MP ultra-wide angle camera, and a 2MP sensor for bokeh effects. Its battery capacity is 4,000mAh.
5. ZTE Axon 10 Pro 5G
With a 159.2 x 73.4 x 7.9 mm (6.27 x 2.89 x 0.31 in) dimension, weighing 175 g, Dual SIM feature, AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, Android 9.0 (Pie) operating system, Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm) chipset, microSD, up to 512 GB, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot, Fingerprint (under display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass sensors, it is definitely going to worth whatever price you pay for its services.
6. LG G8 ThinQ
This is an Android device developed by LG Electronics and it is seen as the next in line after last year’s LG G7 ThinQ. It features a 1440p FullVision AMOLED display, with a diagonal size of 6.1 inches and a 19.5:9 aspect ratio.
As for software, it rolls with Android 9.0 “Pie” and LG’s UX skin. Its ergonomics, Quad DAC, Face Unlock and battery life are highly commendable and they are definitely features that will draw you to it. It is a massive option to go for with lots of unique specifications. Simply put, it is an upgrade on its predecessor.
7. LG V50 ThinQ 5G
Faster internet speeds and fresher features are guaranteed in this device, for those that are familiar with past devices from the LG brand. It also comes with a thicker body and a decent battery life.
A dual screen is also present plus a 6.4-inch P-OLED Panel, 19:9 aspect ratio. It runs Android 9.0 Pie out of the box and its battery capacity is 4,000mAh. When it comes to cameras, it possesses a triple 12MP + 12MP + 16MP at the back and a dual 8MP + 5MP at the front.
8. OnePlus 7 & 7T
This is what OnePlus has offered their customers this year, thus far. it has a Snapdragon 855 SoC with 8GB or 12GB of RAM and 128GB or 256GB of storage and a 6.5-inch optic AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 6 to ensure the screen is well protected. There is also the case of 3 camera setups of 48MP + 20MP + 5MP and a motorized pop 16MP camera for selfie lovers out there. Its battery capacity is 4,000mAh and fast charging is aided.
9. Sony Xperia X1
Sony has had it rough recently but they are still quite relevant in the phone business. Hoping to be the force it once was, the company released the new Xperia X1 at MWC this year. Its design is the talk of the town and it comes with a 6.57-inch display. Powered by Snapdragon 855 plus its 6GB RAM and 128GB storage, it is surely a brilliant option to consider. It possesses a fingerprint sensor on its side too for your security when you are not with the device.
10. Nubia Red Magic 3
This is a very great gaming mobile device in the market. It possesses special hardware such as the active cooling system within it, for when you overplay, and the 6.65? FHD+ 19.5:9 AMOLED display plus a 90Hz refresh rate, DC Dimming and HDR, a stereo speaker, an RGB lighting strip on the back, and double touch-sensitive shoulder buttons. Its battery capacity is 5,000 mAh battery with 30W fast charging.
There you have it – a comprehensive list of cheapest phones with Snapdragon 855 processor, if you have other recommendations, feel free to drop them in the comment section below.