Qualcomm Snapdragon is an ARM-based mobile chipset that is the most powerful and popular right now for 2020. The latest Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset is SD865 which announced last year and surpasses almost all other chipsets, even though only slightly behind Apple's A-series chipsets. Avoiding choosing outdated hardware smartphones, we'd like to bring you the list of the latest chipset-powered Android smartphones here. We are going to make a list categorized by its manufacturers.
Devices: Samsung Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra
At Samsung's Unpacked 2020, the Galaxy S20 series was announced and powered by an SD865 chipset with 5G connectivity. However, as its habit, Samsung gives you Snapdragon-powered smartphones only in the US, and the rest are using its own manufactured Exynos chipset. If you want an SD865-powered device, the US model is the only version you can get from Samsung.
Devices: Sony Xperia 1 II and Xperia Pro
The halt of MWC 2020 made Sony present its latest smartphone launching event online as a noticeably quiet event ever. After the launch, Sony Xperia 1 II has become the most daily interest hits by GSMArena. It will be powered by SD865 and featured with sub-6 5G connectivity while Sony Xperia Pro will get most of the same aspects, rather featured with mmWave 5G connectivity. Both Sony's first 5G smartphones will come with 8GB of RAM, 256GB of internal storage for Xperia 1 II, and 512GB for Xperia Pro.
Sony Xperia 1 II will be available for order this Spring (hopefully early Spring), first starting in Europe that is the focused market of Sony Mobile.
Due to in-development, Sony Xperia Pro will come later somewhere this year with a position as an Alpha camera companion for professional users.
The price of the Sony Xperia 1 II isn't told yet. However, you can signup to get notification of its availability through Sony's official website.
Devices: LG V60 ThinQ
LG was the first company that announced to withdraw from MWC 2020. Its flagship smartphone right now is V-series. LG couldn't delay its latest smartphone announcement due to the tough rival Samsung just released a bunch of smartphones in February. Among the hype of foldable display smartphones, LG V60 ThinQ is a dual-screen smartphone that is powered by SD865 and also supports 5G connectivity for high-speed internet.
Devices: Xiaomi Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro
108MP camera-featured smartphone after Samsung Galaxy S20 series, Xiaomi Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro also comes with a 108MP camera of quad cameras set up, the punch-hole AMOLED display with 5G support due to the couple is powered by SD865. These devices become the most powerful smartphone from Xiaomi right now you can grab.
Devices: Realme X50 Pro
Realme X50 Pro has been announced and is powered by SD865 to be the most powerful Realme smartphone right now. The smartphone has its internal components with 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 256GB of dual-channel UFS 3.0 internal storage. As its looks, the device has its great beauty to be Realme's premium device that features a 90Hz refresh rate AMOLED display. Besides using Samsung's 108MP sensor, Realme X50 Pro is implemented with Sony's 32MP IMX616 sensor and 8MP ultra-wide sensor.
Devices: ZTE Axon 10s Pro
Axon 10s Pro is another 5G smartphone that is powered by SD865. The device packs a 48MP image sensor, 4000mAh battery, 12GB of RAM, and up to 256 internal storage. Even more, you can add up more storage with a microSD card.