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Smartphones with Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 Processor




Qualcomm’s flagship mobile processor, the Snapdragon 821, was announced back in July, but it was just recently when smartphones packing the said powerful chip were announced. If you’re wondering what these phones are, we have them in the list below.

ASUS Zenfone 3 Deluxe Special Edition

The ASUS Zenfone 3 Deluxe was announced in May and comes in two variants – one with SD 820 and the other with SD 821. The latter was called the Special Edition and boasts a 6GB RAM and 256GB ROM. It is priced locally at Php44,995.

ASUS Zenfone 3 Deluxe Special Edition specs:
5.7-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display, 386ppi
Corning Gorilla Glass 4
2.15GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 quad-core CPU
Adreno 530GPU
6GB RAM
256GB internal storage
up to 128GB via microSD (SIM 2 slot)
23MP rear camera w/ Laser & PDAF AF, 4-axis OIS, dual-LED flash
8MP front camera
4G LTE Cat.13
Dual-SIM
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP
GPS, A-GPS
NFC
FM Radio
USB 3.0 Type-C
Fingerprint scanner
3,000mAh battery w/ Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
Android 6.0 Marshmallow w/ ZenUI 3.0
156.4 x 77.4 x 7.5 mm
170 g

LeEco Le Pro 3

Also announced in September is the Le Pro 3. This one also comes in multiple variants with different storage and RAM options – 32GB or 64GB ROM with 4GB RAM, and 64GB or 128GB ROM with 6GB RAM. It is priced in China at 1799 Yuan for the 4GB/32GB model, while the 6GB/64GB model is priced at 1999 Yuan.

LeEco Le Pro 3 specs:
5.5-inch Full HD IPS display, 403ppi
2.35GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 quad-core CPU
Adreno 530 GPU
4GB or 6GB RAM
32GB, 64GB, 128GB ROM
16MP PDAF rear camera w/ LED flash
8MP front camera
Dual-SIM
4G LTE
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 4.2 A2DP, LE
GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC
Ir
USB Type-C
Fingerprint scanner
4,070mAH battery
eUI 5.8 (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)
151.4 x 73.9 x 7.5 mm
175 g

Xiaomi Mi 5s

The Xiaomi Mi 5s was announced just last month and is a beefed up version of the Mi 5. It comes in two variants – 64GB ROM with 3GB RAM, and a 128GB ROM with 4GB RAM. It is priced at CNY 1999 for 64GB storage and CNY 2299 for 128GB.

Xiaomi Mi 5s specs:
5.15-inch IPS LCD @ 1920 x 1080 pixels
2.15GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 quad-core CPU
Adreno 530 GPU
3GB or 4GB RAM
64GB or 128GB internal storage
12MP Sony IMX378 rear camera w/ dual-tone LED flash
4MP front-facing camera
4G+
Wi-Fi 802.11ac
Bluetooth 4.1
GPS w/ A-GPS
NFC
USB Type-C
Ultrasonic fingerprint scanner
3,200mAh battery w/ Quick Charge 3.0
MIUI (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)
145.6 x 70.3 x 8.3 mm
145 g

Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus

The Mi 5s Plus is, obviously, the Mi 5s’ big brother. Not only it has a higher clocked CPU, larger 5.7-inch Full HD display and battery capacity at 3,800mAh, but it also features a dual 12MP rear camera setup. The rest of the specs are the same.

Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus specs:
5.7-inch Full HD IPS display, 386ppi
2.35GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 quad-core CPU
Adreno 530 GPU
3GB or 4GB RAM
64GB or 128GB internal storage
Dual 12MP Sony IMX378 rear camera w/ dual-tone LED flash
4MP front-facing camera
4G+
WiFi 802.11ac
Bluetooth 4.1
GPS w/ A-GPS
NFC
USB Type-C
Ultrasonic fingerprint scanner
3,800mAh battery w/ Quick Charge 3.0
MIUI (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)
154.6 x 77.7 x 8 mm
168 g

Google Pixel

Announced just a few days ago, Pixel is just one of the two of Google’s flagship smartphones for this year. It has 4GB RAM, up to 128GB ROM, 12.3MP camera, and Android 7.1 Nougat out of the box.

Google Pixel specs:
5-inch Full HD AMOLED display, 441ppi
2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 4
2.15GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 quad-core CPU
Adreno 530 GPU
4GB LPDDR4 RAM
32GB/128GB internal storage
12.3MP rear camera (IMX179), 1.55?m, PDAF + LDAF, F2.0 aperture
8MP front camera, 1.4µm, F2.4 aperture, fixed focus
Single-SIM
4G LTE
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2×2 MIMO
Bluetooth 4.2
NFC
GPS, A-GPS
USB Type-C
Fingerprint scanner
IP53-certified splash and dust-resistant body
Android 7.1 Nougat
2,770mAh battery with Fast Charging
143.8 x 69.5 x 8.5 mm
143 g

Google Pixel XL

Meet Google Pixel’s big brother, the Pixel XL. It has a larger 5.5-inch display with QHD resolution, and bigger battery capacity at 3,450mAh. Aside from the larger and heavier build, the rest of the specs are pretty much the same.

Google Pixel XL specs:
5.5-inch QHD AMOLED display, 534ppi
2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 4
2.15GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 quad-core CPU
Adreno 530 GPU
4GB LPDDR4 RAM
32GB/128GB internal storage
12.3MP rear camera (IMX179), 1.55?m, PDAF + LDAF, F2.0 aperture
8MP front camera, 1.4µm, F2.4 aperture, fixed focus
Single-SIM
4G LTE
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2×2 MIMO
Bluetooth 4.2 A2DP, LE
NFC
GPS, A-GPS
USB Type-C
Fingerprint scanner
IP53-certified splash and dust-resistant body
Android 7.1 Nougat
3,450mAh battery with Fast Charging
154.7 x 75.7 x 8.5 mm
168 g

And there you have it. As of writing, these are the smartphones that have been announced sporting the Snapdragon 821 processor. More should come in the following months so stay tuned.



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

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3 Responses

  1. kymuel says:

    Anyone does where we can buy LeEco or Xiaomi 5s here in Philippines ?

  2. Tim cooks and blows Steve says:

    Nahiya pa ilagay in php yung presyo ni xiaomi at leeco. May dalawa hanggang tatlong snapdragon 821 ka na kay xiaomi at leeco, laban sa isa lang kay zenfone 3. Asusmaryosep. Mahirap talaga lunukin presyo ni zenfone 3.

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