Best Snapdragon 820, 821 Phones and Price

​Snapdragon 820 is the Qualcomm’s top end Chip for 2016 and Snapdragon 821 was launched as the successor to it. It was announced in the 2nd quarter of 2016. Most of the high end phones used 820 chip and it is the most famous high end chip in 2016 beating MediaTek’s Helio P20 Chip in terms of Performance.

Here is the list of best value for money smartphones that features high-end Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 or 821 processor.

Best Snapdragon 820,821 phones:

Xiaomi Mi5s

Xiaomi Mi5s features a 5.15″ 1080p display, a top-end Snapdragon 821 chip coupled with 3GB or 4GB of DDR4 RAM. As for as the storage, it features 64GB or 128GB of internal storage. This powerful hardware makes it one of the most powerful phones out there.

For camera, it has all new 12MP Sony IMX378 rear camera and a 4MP front-facing camera for selfies. This device takes it juice from a 3200mAh battery. Mi5s also features the latest industry standard USB Type-C port for fast data transfer. As for as pricing, 3GB/64GB variant retails for just 1999 yuan ($300) and the 4GB/128GB is 2299 yuan ($345). All models of Mi5s will be available in gray, gold, silver, and pink variants.

Xiaomi Mi5 Smartphone – 5.15 Inch Screen, Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, 3GB RAM, 4G, Dual SIM, 16MP Camera, 3000mAh Battery (Black)

Display: 5.15″ inch Full HD

Processor: Snapdragon 821 (2.15GHz)

Front Camera: 4-megapixel

Rear Camera: 12-megapixel


OS: Android 6.0

Storage: 64GB

Battery Capacity: 3200mAh

LeEco’s Le Pro 3

Le Pro 3 comes with a big list of top-end specs, and it was an eye catcher, thanks to it power packed hardware. It is powered by Snapdragon 821 chipset and it comes in 4GB and 6GB RAM! Variants.

Screen Size: 5.50″ Full HD

Resolution:  1080×1920 pixels

Storage: 32GB / 64GB

Processor:  Snapdragon 821 Chip (2.35GHz)


Rear Camera: 16 megapixel

Front Camera: 8 megapixel

Android Version: Android 6.0 with EUI on top

Battery Capacity: 4070mAh

It also features a USB Type-C connectivity, CDLA technology for audio, and an Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor. You can buy one for $399.

LeEco – Le Pro3 unlocked smartphone 64GB, Gold (U.S. Warranty)

ZUK Z2 Pro/Plus

ZUK Z2 Pro/Plus from Lenovo is launched back in April 2016 and it’s powered by the top-end Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset. It flaunts a 5.2″ inch Full HD display and comes in 4GB and 6GB RAM variants.

The highlight of this device is the set of sensors which sets ZUK Z2 Pro/Plus ahead of other smartphones. Thanks to the built-in heart rate sensor, fingerprint sensor, and a UV sensor. It comes with a price tag of $379.

Lenovo ZUK Z2 64GB Android 6.0 Smartphone, Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Kryo Quad Core 2.15GHz, 4GB RAM GSM & WCDMA & FDD-LTE (Black)

Display: 5.2″ inch

Resolution: 1080×1920 pixels

Processor: Snapdragon 820 (2.35GHz quad-core)

Front Camera: 8 megapixel


OS: Android 6.0

Storage: 32GB

Rear Camera: 13 megapixel

Battery Capacity: 3100mAh

OnePlus 3T 

OnePlus 3T is the latest flagship smartphone from OnePlus. It is powered by the latest Snapdragon 821 chip coupled with a massive 6GB RAM size. As for as storage, it is available in 64GB and 128GB storage variants. The OnePlus 3T is also as a larger battery capacity of 3400 mAh. You can buy one at $439 (32GB) & $479 (64GB).

Oneplus 3T 64GB Gunmetal International Version GSM Factory Unlocked

Screen Size: 5.50″ inch Full HD

Resolution: 1080×1920 pixels AMOLED

Storage: 32GB/64GB

Processor: Snapdragon 821 (1.6GHz)


Camera: Both rear and front camera 16 MP

OS: Android 6.0.1

Battery Capacity: 3400mAh

Samsung Galaxy S7 G930F 32GB Factory Unlocked GSM Smartphone International Version (Gold)

LG G5 Unlocked Phone, 32 GB Titan (US Warranty)

Sony Xperia XZ – Unlocked Smartphone – 32GB – Forest Blue (US Warranty)

HTC 10 32GB ROM 4GB RAM 5.2-Inch 12MP 4G LTE Factory Unlocked – Carbon Grey (International Version – No Warranty)

Apart from these Smartphones, there are several other smartphones like Samsung S7, LG G5, Sony XZ, HTC 10 etc., that featured the top end snapdragon 820 Chip. But the post mainly focuses on value-for-money Smartphones.

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