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Smartphones You can Buy in PH with Snapdragon 820 CPU




When it comes to processing power, Qualcomm‘s Snapdragon 820 has been the choice of majority of the companies in powering their flagship devices.

This is understandable since it offers significant advantages over other chipsets as well as its 810 predecessor. This includes faster LTE and Wi-Fi, smarter processing, and better battery life to name a few. So if you’re looking for a serious device as a daily driver, here’s a list of smartphones rocking the Snapdragon 820 CPU which you can purchase here in the Philippines today.

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Note: The list is arranged in alphabetical order.

LG G5

LG’s latest flagship, the G5, is the first on the list. It has a 5.3-inch QHD Quantum display, 4GB RAM,  and unique dual rear cameras consisting of a 16MP main and 8MP wide-angle shooters. It also boasts a modular design that allows you attach a Hi-Fi Plus DAC module or a camera module with a two-state shutter button and 4,000mAh battery. The G5 has an introductory price of Php34,990.

LG G5 specs:
5.3-inch Quad HD IPS Quantum Display @ 2560×1440, 554ppi
Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 quad-core CPU
Adreno 530 GPU
4GB LPDDR4 RAM
32GB UFS ROM
microSD up to 2TB
16MP rear camera (8MP wide angle), LED flash
8MP front-facing camera
4G/LTE Cat. 12 up to 600Mbps
WiFi 802.11b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 4.2
NFC
USB Type-C
Fingerprint scanner
2,800mAh Li-Ion battery (removable)
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
149.4 x 73.9 x 7.7 mm
159 g
Silver, Titan, Gold, Pink

OnePlus 3 

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Just last month, OnePlus unveiled its new “flagship killer” and it sports high-end specs for a mid-range price. It has a 5.5-inch display, 6GB RAM, and 64GB internal storage without expansion. The device isn’t officially available here but it can be bought online for Php20,990.

OnePlus 3 specs:
5.5-inch Optic AMOLED display @ 1920×1080 pixels
Gorilla Glass 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 2.15GHz quad-core processor
Adreno 530 GPU
6GB LPDDR4 RAM
64GB internal storage
4G LTE Cat. 6
Dual-SIM
WiFi 802.11a/c
Bluetooth 4.2
NFC
16MP rear camera with Sony IMX298 sensor, OIS, PDAF, LED flash
4K video recording
8MP front-facing camera with Sony IMX179 sensor, EIS
3,000mAh Li-Ion battery
Dash Charge support (5V 4A)
Oxygen OS (Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow)

Sony Xperia X Performance

Sony’s not to be left out with the release of the Xperia X Performance – a beefed up version of the Xperia X. It sports a 5-inch Full HD Triluminos display, 23MP rear camera with Predictive Hybrid AF, 13MP front camera, and 3GB RAM. You can purchase one from Widget City for Php29,990.

Sony Xperia X Performance specs:
5-inch Full HD Triluminos display, 441ppi
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 quad-core CPU
3GB RAM
32GB internal storage
up to 200GB via microSD
23MP rear PDAF camera. f/2.0, LED flash
13MP front camera, f/2.0
Dual-SIM
4G LTE
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, apt-X
NFC
GPS, A-GPS
Fingerprint scanner
IP68-certified
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
2,700mAh battery
144.8 x 71.1 x 7.6 mm
165 g

Xiaomi Mi 5

With the Mi  5, you get a top-of-the-line Snapdragon 820 chip and 3GB of RAM on a beautiful body that packs everything you’ll ask for in a flagship handset. It’s like getting a Galaxy S6 at almost half the price. Widget City is selling it for around Php19K.

Xiaomi Mi 5 specs:
5.15-inch full HD display @ 1920 x 1080 pixels, 428ppi
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 quad-core processor
Adreno 530 GPU
3GB / 4GB LPDDR4 RAM
32GB / 128GB UFS 2.0 internal storage
16-megapixel Sony IMX298 PDAF rear camera w/ dual-LED flash, 4-axis OIS
8-megapixel front camera
4G+ LTE Cat12, up to 600Mbps
VoLTE support
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 4.2
NFC
IR Blaster
GPS w/ A-GPS, GLONASS
Fingerprint sensor
USB Type-C
3000mAh battery w/ Quick Charge 3.0
Android 6.0 Marshmallow w/ MIUI 7
144.54 x 69.20 x 7.24 mm
129 g
Black, White, Gold

Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge

We put the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge last on the list since the official variant here in PH is the Exynos processor. Although other online stores such as Kimstore lists both the Exynos and Snapdragon variants. Nevertheless, both have 4GB RAM, IP68-rated body, and a Sony-made 12MP dual-pixel camera. The S7 was introduced at Php34,990 while the S7 Edge is at Php39,990.

Samsung Galaxy S7 specs:
5.1-inch Super AMOLED Quad-HD display
2560 x 1440 resolution, 576ppi
Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 quad-core CPU
Samsung Exynos 8890 64-bit octa-core CPU 2.6GHz
Mali-T880 GPU
4GB RAM
32GB, 64GB internal storage
Expandable up to 200GB via microSD (uses SIM 2 slot)
12MP Dual Pixel rear camera dual-tone, dual-LED flash, f/1.7 aperture
5-megapixel front-facing camera with f/1.7 aperture
Dual SIM (hybrid), dual LTE
WiFi 802.11ac
Bluetooth 4.1
NFC
Fast Wireless Charging
Fingerprint Scanner
Heart-Rate Sensor
IP68 rating
Android 6.0 Marshmallow with TouchWiz
3,000mAh Li-Ion non-removable battery
142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm
152 g
Black and Gold

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge specs:
5.5-inch Super AMOLED quad-HD display @ 2560 x 1440
Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 quad-core CPU
Samsung Exynos 8890 64-bit octa-core CPU
Mali-T880 GPU
4GB RAM
32GB, 64GB internal memory, expandable via microSD
Expandable up to 200GB via microSD (uses SIM 2 slot)
12MP Dual Pixel rear camera dual-tone, dual-LED flash, f/1.7 aperture
5-megapixel front-facing camera with f/1.7 aperture
Dual SIM (hybrid), dual LTE hybrid
WiFi 802.11ac
Bluetooth 4.1
NFC
Fast Wireless Charging
Fingerprint Sensor
Heart-Rate Sensor
IP68 Rating
3,600mAh Li-Ion non-removable battery
Android 6.0 Marshmallow with TouchWiz
150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7 mm
157 g
Black and Gold

That rounds up our list. It’s also worth mentioning that there are still other Snapdragon 820-powered smartphones scheduled to soon arrive in the Philippines. These are the ASUS Zenfone 3 Deluxe and HP Elite x3.

 

 



Kevin Bruce Francisco is the Senior Editor and Video Producer for YugaTech. He's a Digital Filmmaking graduate who's always either daydreaming of traveling or actually going places on his bike. Follow him on Twitter for more tech updates @kevincofrancis.

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