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Complete list of smartphones powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845

Here is the complete list of the upcoming smartphones of 2018, which are powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Octa-core processor.

A leaked document consisting of a list of upcoming smartphones gives a clear idea regarding the smartphones that will feature latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Octa-core processor, which was announced last week. Let’s look at these smartphones with probable tech specifications of the same.

  • Samsung Galaxy S9 and Samsung Galaxy S9+
    1. First set of smartphones to feature this processor, paired with at least 4 GB RAM.
    2. QHD Super AMOLED screen with 18:9 aspect ratio display with dual curved edges.
    3. Powered by Android Oreo-based operating system with Samsung UXI on the top.
    4. Glass-metal-Glass sandwich design with wireless charging and IP68 certification against water and dust resistance.
    5. Dual camera on the bigger variant and single camera on smaller variant
    6. 3.5 mm headphone jack with a dedicated DAC
    7. Iris scanner for smartphone unlock.
    8. Dual SIM or single SIM card slot depending on the region of launch with support for micro SD card up to 256 GB.
    9. Entry level model is likely to cost $800 (₹60,000).
  • LG G7 and G7+
    1. Unlike last year, the LG has got an opportunity to launch its smartphone with the latest operating system.
    2. QHD+ POLED panel with 18:9 aspect ratio with rounded corners, the G7 will feature a 5.7-inch display and the G7+ will feature 5.9-inch screen size.
    3. Support for HDR 10 and Dolby Vision.
    4. Android Oreo-based operating system.
    5. Glass-metal-Glass sandwich design with support for wireless charging and IP rating for water and dust resistance.
    6. Dual camera with a normal shooter and a wide angle shooter with OIS and larger aperture for low light photography.
    7. 3.5 mm headphone jack with dedicated DAC for the enhanced audio experience.
    8. Dual SIM card slot with support for micro SD card up to 2 TB.
    9. Will be priced between $800 to $1,000 depending on the variant.
  • Xiaom Mi 7
    1. This smartphone will be unveiled in March 2018.
    2. Likely to feature 5.7-inch FHD+ 2160x1080p OLED touch panel with the bezel-less design.
    3. Dual SIM card slot with no support for micro SD card what so ever.
    4. No 3.5 mm headphone jack.
    5. Glass-metal-Glass sandwich design with support for wireless charging.
    6. Powered by Android Oreo-based MiUi 9.
    7. Dual camera with telephoto lens and a wide-angle lens with X2 optical zoom and portrait mode.
    8. IP certification for water and dust resistance rating.
    9. Priced between $500 to $600 for the entry-level model, making it the cheapest smartphone powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Processor.
  • HTC U12
    1. The successor of the HTC U11 will be launched in the month of May.
    2. Glass-metal-Glass sandwich design with support for wireless charging.
    3. No 3.5 mm headphone jack.
    4. IP certification against water and dust resistance.
    5. Dual or single SIM card slot depending on the region.
    6. Android Oreo-based operating system.
    7. Dual camera with a wide-angle lens and a telephoto lens.
    8. First HTC smartphone to feature 18:9 aspect ratio display with narrow bezels.
    9. Priced at or above $800 for the entry-level model.
  • OnePlus 6
    1. Metal unibody design with a sleek finish.
    2. Dual camera setup at the back with a normal camera and a low light camera.
    3. No support for wireless charging.
    4. 18:9 aspect ratio screen with FHD+ resolution.
    5. Support for 3.5 mm headphone jack.
    6. improved face recognition technology.
    7. A fingerprint scanner built on to the display.
    8. Dual SIM card slot with no support for micro SD card what so ever.
    9. Will be priced between $500 to $600.
  • ZTE Nubia Z18
    1. Will be launched in the month of June along with the HTC U12
    2. Metal unibody design with no support for wireless charging.
    3. Front-facing stereo speakers.
    4. QHD OLED display with 18:9 aspect ratio screen and a bezel-less design.
    5. Dual SIM card slot with micro SD card support.
    6. Android Oreo-based operating system.
    7. Dual camera setup with an RGB shooter and a monochrome shooter.
    8. 3.5 mm headphone jack with a dedicated amplifier.
    9. Priced between $500 to $600, which gives a tough competition to Xiaom Mi 7.
  • Sony Xperia XZ Pro-A
    1. First Sony smartphone to feature 18:9 aspect ratio screen with a bezel-less design.
    2. Will be made available in the month of June itself.
    3. Metal unibody design.
    4. First Sony Xperia smartphone to feature dual camera setup.
    5. Dual SIM or single SIM card depending on the region of launch.
    6. IP rating against water and dust.
    7. 3.5 mm headphone jack with a dedicated DAC.
    8. Android Oreo-based operating system.
    9. Priced between $800 to $1000.
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (September)
    1. The first smartphone to feature fingerprint scanner built on to the display (probably).
    2. Dual camera at the back with OIS on both the sensors.
    3. Completely bezel-less design.
    4. Unique glass design with support for wireless charging.
    5. IP certification against water and dust resistance.
    6. Dual or single SIM card slot depending on the storage variant.
    7. First Samsung smartphone to ditch 3.5 mm headphone jack.
    8. 6 GB or 8 GB RAM with 64 GB onboard flash storage with a dedicated micro SD card slot.
    9. Priced between $1000 to $12000.
  • Xiaomi Mi MIX 3
    1. Will be launched in September.
    2. The first smartphone with the complete display and no bezels.
    3. Premium ceramic built with no headphone jack.
    4. Dual SIM card slot with support for Gigabit LTE.
    5. Dual camera setup with X2 optical zoom and portrait mode.
    6. Features FHD+ 2160x1080p OLED display with 5.9-inch screen size.
    7. Face unlocking technology like the one on Apple iPhone X.
    8. Wireless charging capability with support for fast charging.
    9. Priced between $600 to $700 for the entry-level model.
  • LG V40
    1. Video-centric smartphone with multiple video recording capability.
    2. Premium glass sandwich design with wireless charging capability.
    3. Dual SIM card slot with 4G LTE support on both the slots.
    4. Dual camera setup with a normal shooter and a telephoto shooter.
    5. IP certification for water and dust resistance capability.
    6. 3.5 mm headphone jack with a dedicated 32 bit DAC.
    7. Military standard certification for robust build quality.
    8. Facial unlock technology.
    9. Priced between $800 to $1000 for the entry-level model.
  • Google Pixel 3 and Google Pixel 3 XL
    1. Will be launched in the month of October.
    2. The first smartphone to be powered by Android P operating system.
    3. Bezel-less 18:9 aspect ratio screen with QHD OLED display.
    4. IP certification for water and dust resistance.
    5. No 3.5 mm headphone jack.
    6. Metal unibody design.
    7. Dual camera setup with portrait mode and 4K video recording capability.
    8. The first smartphone to offer new features.
    9. Priced between $800 to $1000.
  • ZTE Nubia Z18S
    1. This will be the smaller version of the original ZTE Nubia Z18.
    2. Features dual camera setup with 4K video recording capability.
    3. Dual SIM card slot with 4G LTE and VoLte capability on both the slots.
    4. likely to feature a smaller 5.7-inch 18:9 aspect ratio display with the bezel-less design.
    5. Likely to feature Android Oreo operating system with custom UI on the top.
    6. No 3.5 mm headphone jack support.
    7. Dual front-firing speakers with a dedicated amplifier.
    8. compact form factor.
    9. Priced between $500 to $600.
  • Sony Xperia XZ2
    1. Will be launched in the month of October.
    2. Expected to feature 18:9 aspect ratio screen.
    3. Bezel-less design with premium design launguge.
    4. Dual camera setup with portrait mode.
    5. Android P based custom operating system with Sony UI on the top.
    6. Metal unibody design with a premium look.
    7. IP certification for water and dust resistance.
    8. 4K display with 18:9 aspect ratio display.
    9. Priced between $800 to $1000.
  • HTC U12+
    1. This smartphone will be launched in October itself.
    2. This will be a bigger version of the original HTC U12.
    3. Full glass design with wireless charging support.
    4. Dual camera setup with a wide angle lens and a telephoto lens.
    5. likely to run on Android P operating system.
    6. 18:9 aspect ratio screen with no bezels what so ever.
    7. IP certification for water and dust resistance.
    8. Likely to feature OLED display with QHD+ resolution.
    9. Expected to retail for $900.
  • Moto Z 2019
    1. Phone with modular support.
    2. Expected to launch in November.
    3. Metal unibody design with 16 pins to attach the module.
    4. 18:9 aspect ratio display and bezel-less design.
    5. Dual SIM card slot with 4G LTE and VoLte capability.
    6. Expected to run on the stock version of Android P operating system.
    7. First Moto phone to feature almost bezel-less solution.
    8. No support for 3.5 mm headphone jack.
    9. Expected to retails for $750 for the entry-level model.
  • OnePlus 6T (in December)
    1. This will be an upgrade over the OnePlus 6.
    2. The first OnePlus smartphone to feature Face unlock technology.
    3. Expected to run on Android P based operating system.
    4. Dual SIM card support with 4G LTE on both the slots.
    5. No support for external SD card slot.
    6. FHD+ Optic AMOLED screen with Corning Gorilla Glass protection.
    7. Likely to ditch 3.5 mm headphone jack.
    8. With a fingerprint scanner built on to the display.
    9. Likely to retail at $600.
  • Samsung Galaxy W2019 (launch in December 2018)
    1. Old school design with a flip phone look.
    2. Dual display with 1080p resolution on both the screens.
    3. T4 physical keypad.
    4. Dual camera setup on the back with OIS and 4K video recording capability.
    5. Android P based operating system with custom Samsung UXi on the top.

However, do note that we might also see additional smartphones other than the above-mentioned one as well. What do you think about these smartphones? Share your view in the comment box regarding these upcoming smartphones.

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