the field of smartphone technology. Last year, the smartphone makers adopted to
the latest tech for mobiles including quad-HD displays, octa-core processors,
curved screens, and so on. This year, the latest trend among the mobile phone
vendors is loading their flagship smartphones with meaty random access memory
to provide faster computing on handheld devices. Since the introduction of
64-bit mobile processors from Qualcomm, MediaTek and Intel, 4GB of RAM has
become a trendy feature for the flagship smartphones.
CES event as the world’s first 4GB RAM mobile phone. Soon after, various other
manufacturers followed and unveiled various devices boasting 4GB of RAM. Some
of the vendors are a bit late to join the 4GB party, but we will see more of
such devices in the coming months. If you are planning to buy a smartphone with
4GB of RAM, here’s the list of top 5 picks in India. Some of them have already
hit the stores, and some are expected to arrive soon.
about its specifications first. The ZenFone 2 flaunts a large 5.5-inch display
bearing full HD screen resolution of immersive media experience. The smartphone
is powered by a 2.3GHz quad-core 64-bit processor, and runs Android Lollipop
out of the box. For imaging, it houses a 13MP autofocus rear shooter with dual
LED flash and a 5MP front snapper. Other specs include a meaty healthy 3,000mAh
battery, 4G LTE, NFC, USB OTG, and 32GB of expandable storage. The ZenFone 2
with 4GB of RAM is being offered in several variants at a starting price of Rs
18,999 on Flipkart.
Android phablet, the Mi Note Pro. The flagship offering houses 4GB of RAM
similar to the ZenFone 2. The phone is yet to arrive in India, but its
specifications suggest the device is worth waiting for. The smartphone offers a
5.7-inch display with a sharp screen resolution of 2,560 x 1,440 pixels. It is
backed by Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor that has quad-core Cortex-A53
clusters running at 1.5GHz and four Cortex-A57 clusters clocked at 2GHz. Its
other highlights include a 13MP rear camera with dual LED flash, a 4MP front
snapper, a 3,090mAh battery, 4G LTE support, Bluetooth 4.1, and 64GB of flash
K80. The smartphone was recently announced and is expected to reach the Indian
shores in mid-2015. It runs Android Lollipop out of the box, and sports a
5.5-inch full HD IPS display. The device is fuelled by a 1.8GHz quad-core Intel
Atom Z3560 processor, and a massive 4,000mAh battery. It comes with 64GB of
internal memory, 13MP/5MP cameras, and 4G LTE support.
yet to be officially unveiled. However, latest set of reports indicate that it
will join the club of the 4GB RAM mobiles
in India. As per the rumours, the OPPO Find 9 will offer a 5.5-inch quad-HD
display, and run Android Lollipop. The phone will be powered by a Qualcomm
Snapdragon 810 processor, and will offer a fingerprint sensor at the rear
One, the China-based vendor is soon expected to unveil its second device.
According to the reports, the OnePlus Two will arrive with 4GB of RAM to
compete against the above mentioned devices. As per the rumours, the OnePlus
Two will sport a 5.5-inch full HD display and will run the company’s own
OxygenOS-based on Android Lollipop. It will be powered by a 2.5GHz Qualcomm
Snapdragon 801 processor, and will be equipped with 64GB of internal memory, a
13MP rear camera, and a 5MP front snapper.
OnePlus Two are just a few offerings with 4GB of RAM at the moment. However,
more smartphone vendors are expected to join the club soon, which we expect
will bring such performance for a budget price tag. If you can’t wait to buy a
device with 4GB of RAM, the ASUS ZenFone 2 seems to be the only option
available in the country as of now.