Upcoming Smartphones With 8GB RAM: What’s Your Choice

The battle to offer better storage and RAM is getting hotter as companies are now offering phones with 8GB RAM. Here we talk about upcoming smartphones with 8GB RAM.

Upcoming Smartphones With 8GB RAM

These days many companies are bringing out devices that are not only powerful in the RAM category but also have large storage inbuilt. A few days ago, we had spoken about the smartphones having 6GB of RAM. Today, we will take a look upcoming smartphones with 8GB RAM.

Xiaomi Mi Note 3

Upcoming smartphones with 8GB RAM

Let’s start our list with the popular Xiaomi Mi Note 3. As many of the Xiaomi smartphones have both bigger RAMs and native storage, the next phone from the Chinese brand promises to be one of them. The phone will show up with Android Nougat 7.0 and a powerful 4000mAh battery. With a 5.7-inch display with HD resolution, you can get a storage of 64GB. This doesn’t look too much, especially if you see it has a camera combination of 12MP and 8MP. The phone is likely to ship with 2.3 GHz Octa Core processor. However, you must keep in mind that the phone will ship with 6GB RAM, the 8GB RAM variant is rumored at the moment.

Date of Release (Expected): October 2017

Price (Expected): INR 31,000

Current Market Position: No confirmation

Asus ZenFone AR

Upcoming smartphones with 8GB RAM

Like the rumored Xiaomi Mi Note 3, the Asus ZenFone AR is also powered by the 2.3 GHz processor, the only difference that the Asus phone is Quad Core processor. On the camera front, the phone is a master with a 23MP primary camera and 8MP secondary camera. Understandably, for such a powerful camera, you need vast ROM and it’s available in the form of 128GB storage. The phone has a 5.7-inch display with fingerprint scanning and quick charging.

Date of Release: 13 July 2017

Price (Approx): INR 49,999

Current Market Position: Available

Samsung Galaxy X1 Plus

Upcoming smartphones with 8GB RAM

Probably, the costliest of the upcoming smartphones with 8GB RAM, this Samsung phone costs INR. 55,999. The X1 Plus has the same 2.3GHz octa core processor powering the phone wit, of course, 8GB RAM. Both phones also come with 5.7-inch screens. However, the Samsung phone has 2K display resolution. As expected with 8GB RAM, the battery is a cool 4000mAh. The USP of the phone is the 128GB storage with the best 16MP back camera. Supports both quick charging and fingerprint scanning.

Date of Release (Expected): October 2017

Price (Expected): INR 55,999

Current Market Position: No confirmation

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2

Upcoming smartphones with 8GB RAM

We already have a 6GB RAM variant of one of the best upcoming smartphones with 8GB RAM. And the Lite variant of this smartphone is also on the cards. Of the phones mentioned in this list, the Mi MIX 2 has the biggest display with 6.4-inches, making it a cool phablet to own. Even the battery backup is the biggest with 4400mAh as we see in most Xiaomi smartphones. Running on Android 7.0, the phone packs 128GB storage with a camera combo of 16MP and 8MP. Apart from these specs, another USP of the phone is that it’s waterproof.

Date of Release (Expected): June 2017

Price (Expected): INR 36,999

Current Market Position: No confirmation

ZTE Nubia Z17

Upcoming smartphones with 8GB RAM

The phone comes with 5.5-inches Full HD and a 2.45GHz Octa core processor.  Android 7.1.1 runs the device. Like most other phones mentioned in the list, the ZTE Nubia Z17 also supports 128GB of storage. However, of these upcoming smartphones with 8GB RAM, this has the best camera combination of 12MP-16MP. Mentioning fingerprint scanning and quick charging is just a formality.

Date of Release (Expected): September 2017

Price (Expected): INR 39,990

Current Market Position: Confirmed

LeEco Le Max 2 Pro

Upcoming smartphones with 8GB RAM

There’s hardly any doubt that LeEco is trying to make amends to its delicate financial situation with the launch of this phone. When we talked about the LeEco Le Max 2 and its price, it was expected to cross the INR 20,000 mark. The LeEco Le Max 2 Pro is also likely to cross this mark again, in fact, more than INR 15,000. What’s surprising to see is that even with a price tag in excess of INR 25,000 and the phone in the wings, it’s running Android Marshmallow. A 5.7-inch 2K display screen with 21MP and 8MP are the upsides.

Date of Release (Expected): July 2017

Price (Expected): INR 26,999

Current Market Position: No Confirmation


We have tried to make the best list possible of these five upcoming smartphones with 8GB RAM. 8GB RAM coupled with 2.3GHz octa-core or quad-core processors mean they easily have a smoother performance. And storage like 128GB allows more free space for easy breathing. They aren’t arranged in any particular format. If you find any discrepancies in any information, like date of release or price, do mention the same in the comments below.

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