Smartphones with 16GB RAM in the Philippines (2021)

Smartphones with 16GB RAM in the Philippines (2021)




We recently gave you an updated list of 2021 smartphones with 12GB of RAM. Those devices are great for heavy multitasking and need to accommodate plenty of background processes. But what if you want more? What if the device has plenty of features that need to run in the background. Well, here are smartphones you can buy in the Philippines with 16GB of RAM.

Note: The devices listed below are those that were officially launched in the Philippines in 2021. The list is arranged by price from lowest to highest.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G is one of the best and the most expensive smartphone you can buy right now with 16GB RAM. That’s because it is equipped with a 6.8-inch Edge QHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with up to 120Hz refresh rate, Exynos 2100 SoC, 512GB of storage, 108MP quad-rear cameras, 40MP front camera, 5G connectivity, AKG stereo speakers, S-Pen support, and a 5,000mAh battery. It’s a pretty packed flagship smartphone with an equally packed price tag of PHP 79,990 (16GB + 512GB).

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G specs:
6.8-inch Edge QHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X Display
10~120Hz Dynamic refresh rate
Gorilla Glass Victus
Samsung Exynos 2100
12GB, 16GB RAM
128GB, 256GB, 512GB storage
Quad-rear cameras:
• 108MP Phase Detection F1.8 (wide)
• 12MP Dual Pixel F2.2 (ultrawide)
• 10MP Dual Pixel F4.9 (10x tele, 100x Space Zoom)
• 10MP Dual Pixel F2.4 (3x tele)
40MP Dual Pixel F2.2 front camera
Dual-SIM
5G, 4G LTE
WiFi 6E
Bluetooth 5.1
NFC
GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, Galileo
USB Type-C
Fingerprint scanner (in-display)
Face Unlock
AKG Stereo Speakers
IP68 water and dust resistance
S-Pen support
OneUI 3.1 (Android 11)
5,000mAh battery w/ 25W fast charging, wireless charging, reverse wireless charging
75.6 x 165.1 x 8.9mm
229g(mmW), 227g(sub6)
Phantom Black, Phantom Silver

ASUS ROG Phone 5 Pro

We now have a gaming phone in this line up. It has a 6.78-inch (2448 x 1080) 144Hz Samsung AMOLED display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G SoC, Adreno 660 GPU, triple-rear cameras, WiFi 6E, and 6,000mAh battery with 65W HyperCharge. Like the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G, the ASUS ROG Phone 5 Pro has tons of software features that it needs to run in the background to ensure that it can deliver one of the best gaming experiences on a smartphone. The ASUS ROG Phone 5 Pro
(16GB + 512GB) is priced at PHP 54,995.

ASUS ROG Phone 5 Pro specs:
6.78-inch (2448 x 1080) 144Hz Samsung AMOLED display
HDR10+ certified, 300Hz touch sampling rate
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
ROG Vision
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G CPU
Qualcomm Adreno 660 GPU
16GB LPDDR5 RAM
512GB UFS 3.1 storage
Triple rear cameras:
• 64MP Sony IMX686 (main)
• 13MP (ultra-wide)
• 5MP (macro)
24MP front camera
5G
WiFi 6E
Bluetooth 5.2
NFC
GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS, NavlC
Fingerprint scanner (In-display)
Face recognition
Dual front-facing speakers by Dirac technologies
7-magnet stereo speaker with Cirrus Logic amplifier
3.5 mm headphone jack
USB Type-C
ROG UI (Android 11)
6,000mAh battery w/ 65W HyperCharge
173 x 77 x 9.9mm
239g
Phantom Black

ASUS ROG Phone 5 Classic

The more affordable ROG Phone 5 variant, makes its way here as well. The Classic is almost identical to the Pro but without the fancy ROG Vision and uses an RGB logo instead. The ROG Phone 5 (16GB + 256GB) is priced at PHP 49,995

ASUS ROG Phone 5 Classic specs:
6.78-inch (2448 x 1080) 144Hz Samsung AMOLED display
HDR10+ certified, 300Hz touch sampling rate
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G CPU
Qualcomm Adreno 660 GPU
8GB, 16GB LPDDR5 RAM
128GB, 256GB UFS 3.1 storage
Triple rear cameras:
• 64MP Sony IMX686 (main)
• 13MP (ultra-wide)
• 5MP (macro)
24MP front camera
5G
WiFi 6E
Bluetooth 5.2
NFC
GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS, NavlC
Fingerprint scanner (In-display)
Face recognition
Dual front-facing speakers by Dirac technologies
7-magnet stereo speaker with Cirrus Logic amplifier
3.5 mm headphone jack
USB Type-C
ROG UI (Android 11)
6,000mAh battery w/ 65W HyperCharge
173 x 77 x 9.9mm
239g
Phantom Black, Storm White

Lenovo Legion Phone Duel 2


 

We got another gaming phone but this time from Lenovo. The Legion Phone Duel 2 packs a 6.92-inch (2460 x 1080) AMOLED 144Hz display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660 GPU, dual-rear cameras and 44MP front camera in a pop-up mechanism, octa-triggers, built-in cooling system, RBG lighting, and a 5,500mAh battery with up to 90W fast charging. The Legion Phone Duel 2 (16GB + 512GB) is priced at PHP 49,995.

Lenovo Legion Phone Duel 2 specs:
6.92-inch (2460 x 1080) AMOLED 20.5:9 display
144Hz refresh rate, 720Hz touch sampling rate
HDR10+, Pixelworks i6 AI tuning
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G 2.84GHz octa-core CPU
Adreno 660 GPU
12GB, 16GB, 18GB LPDDR5 RAM
256GB, 512GB UFS 3.1
Dual-rear cameras:
• 64MP OmniVision OV64A F.19 main
• 16MP F2.2 ultra-wide
44MP Samsung GH1+ F2.0 front camera
Dual-SIM
5G, 4G LTE
WiFi 6
Bluetooth 5.2
NFC
2x USB-C (2.0 & 3.1)
GPS (L1+L5), A-GPS, GLONASS, BEIDOU (L1+L5), Galileo(L1+L5), QZSS
Fingerprint scanner (in-display)
Dual front speakers (7-magnet stereo speaker w/ dual smart amplifier)
Dolby Atmos
Four mics w/ noise reduction technology
ATA 2.0 (Advanced Technology Architecture)
Octa-Trigger (Quad Ultrasonic Shoulder keys, Dual Capacitance keys, Dual Force Touch sensor)
Dual HaptiX – Dual X-Axis Haptic Vibration Linear Motors
RGB lighting
Legion OS 12.5 (Android 11)
5,500mAh (2,750mAh x2) battery w/ 65W, 90W fast charging
Integrated Cooling System:
• Passive cooling components
• Vapor Chamber liquid cooling
• Twin Turbo-Fan Cooling System
176 x 78.5 x 9.9 mm (12.56 mm mid)
259 g
Ultimate Black, Titanium White

ASUS Zenfone 8

 

Want a powerful flagship smartphone but not as bulky as the devices mentioned above, then this phone is for you. The Zenfone 8 is a compact phone (by today’s standards) with its 5.9-inch FHD+ (2400 x 1080) Samsung AMOLED 120Hz display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660 GPU, dual-rear cameras, IP68-rating, and a 4,000mAh battery with 30W fast charging. This might be small, but it’s powerful, and the most affordable 16GB RAM smartphone you can buy right now for PHP 39,995 (16GB + 256GB).

ASUS Zenfone 8 specs:
5.9-inch FHD+ (2400 x 1080) Samsung AMOLED display
120Hz refresh rate, 1100 nits
HDR 10, HDR10+ certified
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G
Adreno 660 GPU
6GB, 8GB, 12GB, 16GB LPDDR5 RAM
64GB, 128GB, 256GB UFS 3.1 storage
Dual-rear cameras:
• 64MP Sony IMX686 F1.8 (wide)
• 12MP Sony IMX363 (ultra-wide)
12MP Sony IMX663 front camera
5G, 4G LTE
Dual-SIM (nano)
WiFi 6/6E
Bluetooth 5.2
NFC
GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS, NavlC
IP65/IP68 rating
Dual stereo speakers w/ Dirac HD Sound
Multi-magnet stereo speakers with dual Cirrus Logic CS35L45 smart amplifiers
Triple microphones with OZO Audio Zoom & ASUS Noise Reduction Technology
ZenUI 8 (Android 11)
4,000mAh battery w/ 30W fast charging
Obsidian Black, Horizon Silver, Moonlight White
148 x 68.5 x 8.9mm
169g

Bonus:

ASUS ROG Phone 5 Ultimate

We’re going to put this one as a bonus because technically, it’s not a 16GB RAM smartphone. It’s an 18GB RAM one. This gaming smartphone is almost identical to the ROG Phone 5 Pro but with beefed up specs, specifically on the RAM and storage size. It has 18GB of RAM and 512GB of storage. This is also the most expensive ROG Phone 5 model in the lineup at PHP 59,995.

ASUS ROG Phone 5 Ultimate specs:
6.78-inch (2448 x 1080) 144Hz Samsung AMOLED display
HDR10+ certified, 300Hz touch sampling rate
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
ROG Vision
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G CPU
Qualcomm Adreno 660 GPU
18GB LPDDR5 RAM
512GB UFS 3.1 storage
Triple rear cameras:
• 64MP Sony IMX686 (main)
• 13MP (ultra-wide)
• 5MP (macro)
24MP front camera
5G
WiFi 6E
Bluetooth 5.2
NFC
GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS, NavlC
Fingerprint scanner (In-display)
Face recognition
Dual front-facing speakers by Dirac technologies
7-magnet stereo speaker with Cirrus Logic amplifier
3.5 mm headphone jack
USB Type-C
ROG UI (Android 11)
6,000mAh battery w/ 65W HyperCharge
173 x 77 x 9.9mm
239g
Storm White

And there you have it. If you’re on a hunt for a smartphone that handle heavy multitasking and tons of background processes, we hope that this list has helped.

What do you guys think of 16GB RAM smartphones? Let us know in the comments below.



This article was written by Louie Diangson, Managing Editor of YugaTech. You can follow him at @John_Louie.

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  1. Miles Bryer says:

    8gb of ram 2021 edition

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