Top Android Phones with Snapdragon 855 Plus

American telecom giant Qualcomm announced its new Snapdragon 855+ mobile platform back in July, claiming that it was “built for gaming.” ROG Phone, a gaming phone brand of ASUS, became the first android phone to feature the powerful Snapdragon 855+ chipset in its ROG Phone 2. Other smartphone manufacturers have since followed suite and equipped their flagship phones with the Snapdragon 855+ chipset.

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ASUS ROG Phone 2

ASUS gaming phone - ROG Phone 2
ASUS gaming phone – ROG Phone 2

ASUS ROG Phone 2 is the first smartphone equipped with the Snapdragon 855+ chipset. The gaming smartphone has the most powerful chipset, a 48MP camera sensor, two USB-C ports, a huge 6,000 mAh battery, 12GB of LPDDR4X memory, 512GB of UFS 3.0 storage, and an incredible 6.59-inch AMOLED display with a 120 Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time. Besides, ASUS offers a lot of accessories like docks, cases, or gamepad.

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro

In July, Xiaomi also announced the Black Shark 2 Pro, another gaming smartphone with Snapdragon 855+. Its hardware configuration is quite similar to the Black Shark 2, except some improvements like the higher-speed UFS 3.0 storage, 12GB RAM, and reduced touch response time. Other specs are pretty much the same. It still has a Full HD+ AMOLED panel, a 4,000mAh battery, 128/256GB of storage, and pressure-sensitive panels simulating physical buttons.

Nubia Z20

Dual-screen Nubia Z20
Dual-screen Nubia Z20 (Source: Nubia)

Nubia Z20 was released in August and features a dual-screen design: a 6.42-inch touchscreen primary display and a 5.10-inch touchscreen secondary display. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ processor, 6GB/8GB of RAM, 512GB of UFS 3.0 storage, 4,000 mAh battery, and 27W fast charging.

Meizu 16s Pro

Flagship android phone Meizu 16s Pro with Snapdragon 855+
Flagship android phone Meizu 16s Pro with Snapdragon 855+ (Source: Meizu)

Meizu 16s Pro is an upgraded smartphone from its predecessor Meizu 16s and shares similar specs. Both feature a 6.2-inch display, 6GB/8GB of RAM, up to 256GB of storage, and a 3,600 mAh battery. Compared with Meizu 16s, the new flagship phone has a more powerful Snapdragon 855+ chipset, higher touching sampling rate and better rear triple-camera.

Vivo NEX 3 5G/ Vivo NEX 3

vivo NEX 3 5G smartphone
vivo NEX 3 5G smartphone (Source: vivo)

Vivo unveiled its new flagship phones vivo NEX 3 & vivo NEX 3 5G on September 16. The two versions come with same specs: a 6.89-inch super AMOLED display, curved “WaterFall Fullview Display” with virtual buttons called Touch Sense, Snapdragon 855+, 4500mAh battery with Super FlashCharge 44W charge support. The NEX 3 also features a 64MP rear triple camera setup encased in a circular module on the back of the device, and a 16MP pop-up selfie camera.

Vivo iQOO Pro 5G / vivo iQOO Pro

vivo iQOO Pro 5G phone
vivo iQOO Pro 5G phone (Source: iQOO)

Vivo’s iQOO smartphone got a Pro version upgrade in August. The new android phone brings Snapdragon 855+ to the tables and is available in two variants: Vivo iQOO Pro 4G edition and iQOO Pro 5G model. The 6.41-inch handset has a 4500mAh battery, which supports 44W Super FlashCharge, and a rear triple-camera setup, including a 48MP primary sensor coupled with a 12MP ultrawide and a 2MP depth sensor. The selfie camera completes the setup with a 12 MP sensor.

Upcoming Android phones with Snapdragon 855+

Upcoming smartphones to also feature the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ mobile platform include Xiaomi’s Mi Mix 4, Xiaomi Mi 9 5G, OnePlus 7T Pro, Realme X Pro and more.