5 Smartphones With Qualcomm’s Flagship Snapdragon 835 Coming to India Soon


Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 made its debut alongside Samsung’s premium flagship Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. It is the fastest chipset currently available on Smartphones.

Interestingly, both Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus, unfortunately, doesn’t use the Snapdragon 835 chipset for their phones in India and has Samsung Exynos 8895 SoC for both the devices.

India officially received the first smartphone with Qualcomm’s latest flagship mobile SoC two days back with Sony XZ Premium. OnePlus 5 was rumoured to be the first phone with the 835 chipsets to launch in India, Sony took the cake with XZ Premium.


Here are the five phones with Snapdragon 835 to launch in India soon –

Xiaomi Mi 6

Mi 6 is the latest flagship from the Chinese Giant Xiaomi which got launched back in April 2017 in China and Xiaomi is eying a mid-July release for India. The device will clock in a 5.15 inch Full HD display and will get powered by 2.45GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor with 6GB of RAM. With 64GB of internal storage and 12 MP Dual Camera setup, Mi 6 is a beast and probably the best phone in the sub-25k price bracket.

Xiaomi Mi 6


  1. Display
  2. Camera
  3. Processor
  4. Price


  1. No Headphone Jack
  2. Smaller Battery


A smartphone which took four years to be made, HTC U11 is company’s latest flagship and a phone which can be squeezed. The HTC U11 can do such things which other phones can’t, from performing an array of actions via Google Assistant or opening up the camera app when you squeeze the U11.

With a 5.5 inch Quad HD display, the device will power the Snapdragon 835 chip with options of 4GB and 6GB of RAM. U11 will be getting the highest rated smartphone camera based on DxOMark rating. HTC is eyeing a mid-June release in India.



  1. Liquid Glass Panel
  2. Performance
  3. Squeeze Function
  4. Water Resistance
  5. Camera


  1. No Headphone Jack

OnePlus 5

The official release date has been announced, and OnePlus will finally launch OnePlus 5 in India on 22nd this month (Global Release – 20th June). The handset has been in the headlines since the company announced the product for its over-the-top specifications. It is also expected to have one of the best low light cameras. OnePlus 5 will get powered by a 2.35GHz octa core Snapdragon 835 processor with 8GB of RAM with a 128 GB internal storage.

Oneplus 5 launch


1. Camera

2. Processor

3. Hardware


1. Smaller Battery

Motorola Moto Z2

The Moto Z2 Play got launched two days back, and the company will be announcing a number of handsets in coming days. Motorola has a lineup of new devices ready ranging from both budget phones to flagships. The Moto Z2 is one among the top handsets of the Motorola flagship lineup and will be getting a Snapdragon 835 SoC with 4GB of RAM. Nothing official hasn’t been announced till now, but Moto Z2 might be getting a launch around August in the country.



  1. Processor
  2. Hardware
  3. Camera


  1. Smaller Battery (Still not confirmed)

ZTE Nubia Z17

46201724744PM_635_nubia_z17_miniThe Nubia Z17 has been officially launched at the Computex 2017 event, and they are eying a release in India sometime around July. With a bezel-less 5.5 inch screen, the handset will be powering Snapdragon 835 chipset with whopping 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. With a dual camera setup on the back, the device will directly compete with OnePlus 5 because of the similar lineup of specs.



  1. Processor
  2. Hardware
  3. RAM
  4. Camera
  5. Design and Display
  6. Price


  1. Smaller Battery

So, which one are you looking forward to most? I am surely excited about Oneplus 5 launch. What about you?

  1. Mud says

    This website should have an article or two about what we can DO on phones which have all this cool-ass hardware…. How about it, Arun? How about an article on kick-ass APPS?

    1. Arun Prabhudesai says

      Good suggestion Mud – We will try to come up with that article. Thanks for the suggestion!

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