Qualcomm first announced its flagship chipset, the Snapdragon 855, in December 2018. Months after, it unveiled an even more powerful version called the Snapdragon 855+. Not a lot of smartphones carry both chipsets and very few of those are currently available or will be available for purchase in the Philippines. Check them out!
Note: Only smartphones that are officially offered in the Philippines are included in the list.
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Both handsets come armed with Snapdragon 855, but there are several differences between them. The OnePlus 7 carries a 6.41-inch FHD+ display, 8GB RAM + 256GB storage, 48MP + 5MP dual rear cameras, 16MP front camera, and a 3,700mAh battery with 20W fast charge support. On the other hand, the OnePlus 7 Pro comes equipped with a 6.67-inch Fluid AMOLED display with HDR10+ support, 8GB/12GB RAM, 256GB storage, 48MP + 16MP + 8MP triple-rear cameras, 16MP pop-up front camera, and 4,000mAh battery with 30W warp charge.
- OnePlus 7 – PHP 26,990
- OnePlus 7 Pro – PHP 39,990 (8GB + 256GB) / PHP 43,990 (12GB + 256GB)
First launched in the Philippines around June 2019, the OPPO Reno 10x Zoom edition has a 6.6-inch FHD+ AMOLED display, paired with 8GB LPDDR4x RAM and 256GB UFS 2.1 storage. Its 16MP front camera is housed inside a shark-fin pop-up camera mechanism, while on the rear resides a 48MP + 13MP + 8MP triple-camera system. The Reno 10x Zoom also features NFC support and has a 4,065mAh battery with VOOC Flash Charge 3.0.
- OPPO Reno 10x Zoom – PHP 45,990
The successor to the Mi 8, the Mi 9 sports a 6.39-inch AMOLED display. It features 6GB RAM, 64GB/128GB storage, 12MP + 48MP + 16MP triple-rear snappers, a 20MP front camera, 3,300mAh battery with 20W wireless charging support.
- 6GB + 64GB – PHP 22,990
- 6GB + 128GB – PHP 24,990
Launched in China as the Redmi K20 Pro, the Mi 9T Pro boasts a price tag that can be considered as the cheapest SD 855 handset in the Philippines. It comes with 6.39-inch FHD+ AMOLED display, 6GB/8GB RAM, 64GB/128GB storage, 48MP + 13MP + 8MP triple-rear cameras, and a 20MP elevating front camera. It also has NFC support, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a 4,000mAh battery with 27W fast charging.
- 6GB + 64GB – PHP 18,990
- 6GB + 128GB – PHP 20,490
A couple of months after unveiling the OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro, the company launched its latest flagship, the OnePlus 7T. The standard 7T sports a 6.55-inch display with support for HDR10+, 8GB RAM, 128GB/256GB storage, 48MP + 12MP + 16MP triple-rear cameras, 16MP front camera, and a 3,800mAh battery with Warp Charge 30T support. Meanwhile, the 7T Pro has a 6.67-inch QHD+ display, paired with 8GB/12GB LPDDR4X RAM, 256GB UFS 3.0 2-lane storage, 48MP + 8MP + 16MP triple-rear shooters, 16MP pop-up camera, and a 4,085mAh battery that also comes with Warp Charge 30T. There’s no word yet on the local pricing and availability of the 7T series, but do expect to see it in our shores soon.
The gaming smartphone ROG Phone II gets a 6.59-inch FHD+ display with HDR support, 120Hz refresh rate, 12GB RAM, 512GB storage, 48MP + 13MP dual-rear cameras, and 24MP front camera. It has a host of features such as three USB-C ports, AirTriggers 2.0, front-facing speakers, ARCore support, and a massive 6,000mAh battery with 30W ROG HyperCharge technology and Qualcomm QuickCharge 4.0 support. The ROG Phone II Ultimate Edition carries pretty much the specs as the standard one, but instead, it has the more expansive storage at 1TB and 4G LTE Cat 20. The standard ROG Phone II is already available for purchase while the Ultimate Edition will arrive in November.
- ROG Phone II – PHP 49,995
- ROG Phone II Ultimate Edition – PHP 59,995
Featuring Vivo’s Waterfall FullView screen, the NEX 3 measures at 6.89-inches, coupled with 8GB RAM and 128GB UFS 3.0 storage. The device also has a 64MP + 13MP + 13MP triple cameras on the rear, a 16MP elevating front camera, NFC support, and a 4,500mAh battery capacity that comes with 44W Super FlashCharge technology. Apart from confirming that the NEX 3 will launch in the Philippines, Vivo has yet to unveil the local pricing and availability of the smartphone.
That wraps up this list of smartphones with Snapdragon 855 or 855+ that you can (or will be able to) purchase in the Philippines! Which phone caught your eye? Share it with us in the comments!