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The best phones with 6gb ram

Those looking to get the right amount of power from their smartphones will want to make sure their device has plenty of RAM. 4GB may be enough for many, but having a little more is always nice. You might also want to look at phones with 8, 10, or even 12GB of RAM, but those can be an overkill. We feel 6GB is the sweet spot, which is why we’ve compiled a list of the best phones with 6GB RAM that you can currently buy.

Best phones with 6GB of RAM:

Editor’s note: We’ll be updating this list of the best phones with 6GB of RAM regularly as new devices launch.


1. Huawei P30 Pro

Huawei P30 Pro top down back - Best phones with 6GB of RAM.

The Huawei P30 Pro is mostly known for its camera prowess and its periscope lens which offers 5x optical zoom. But there is more to the P30 Pro than shooting photos in the dark and using its 50x digital zoom to wow friends.

This device checks all the boxes to offer a great experience, including a great design, a powerful Kirin 980 processor, and 6/8GB of RAM. It also has a hefty 4,200mAh battery to keep all those components running throughout the day. Unlike the Mate 30 Pro, it also comes with Google’s services on board.


Huawei P30 Pro specs:

  • Display: 6.47-inch, Full HD+
  • SoC: Kirin 980
  • RAM: 6/8GB
  • Storage: 128/256/512GB
  • Cameras: 40, 8, and 20MP + ToF
  • Front camera: 32MP
  • Battery: 4,200mAh
  • Software: Android 9.0 Pie


2. Google Pixel 4/4XL

Google Pixel 4 with 6GB of RAM

The previous Pixel generation‘s 4GB of RAM wasn’t received too well, so Google has upped the numbers with the Pixel 4 family. Both the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL sport 6GB of RAM and plenty of other great features and specs.

Related: Camera comparison: Google Pixel 4 vs Pixel 3 vs Pixel 2 vs Pixel

The standout is the camera. This year, it offers a wide and a telephoto lens and performs even better in low light than the Pixel 3. The Pixel 4 phones also sport 90Hz screens, 3D facial recognition, wireless charging, a great processor in the Snapdragon 855, and a modern, minimalist design. The only major downside is the Pixel 4’s 2,800mAh battery, but overall they are still among the best phones with 6GB of RAM you can get.


Google Pixel 4 specs:

  • Display: 5.7-inch, Full HD+
  • SoC: Snapdragon 855
  • RAM: 6GB
  • Storage: 64/128GB
  • Cameras: 12.2 and 16MP
  • Front cameras: 8MP + ToF
  • Battery: 2,800mAh
  • Software: Android 10


Google Pixel 4 XL specs:

  • Display: 6.3-inch, QHD+
  • SoC: Snapdragon 855
  • RAM: 6GB
  • Storage: 64/128GB
  • Cameras: 12.2 and 16MP
  • Front cameras: 8MP + ToF
  • Battery: 3,700mAh
  • Software: Android 10


3. Samsung Galaxy S10e

Samsung Galaxy S10e in hand back

The Samsung Galaxy S10e is the cheapest and least feature-packed device of Samsung’s Galaxy S10 series, but it’s a great device nonetheless. It sports a 5.8-inch hole-punch display, a dual-camera setup at the back, and a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.

You’ll find the same chipset under the hood as with the Galaxy S10 and S10 Plus along with 6GB or 8GB of RAM. The phone is IP68 rated for protection against water and dust and runs Android Pie with Samsung’s new One UI on top. You also get wireless charging, Bixby, and a headphone jack.


Samsung Galaxy S10e specs:

  • Display: 5.8-inch, Full HD+
  • SoC: SD 855 or Exynos 9820
  • RAM: 6/8GB
  • Storage: 128/256GB
  • Cameras: 12 and 16MP
  • Front camera: 10MP
  • Battery: 3,100mAh
  • Software: Android 9.0 Pie


4. OnePlus 7 Pro

OnePlus 7 Pro -- 6gb ram smartphone

The OnePlus 7 Pro may not necessarily offer the same camera, battery life, and extra features as the Samsung Galaxy S10, Huawei P30 Pro, and Google Pixel 4, but it makes up for it in performance, build quality, and that clean user interface. It sports a large 6.67-inch QHD+ display with a 90Hz refresh rate and curved edges. It also has a fancy pop-up selfie camera.

The phone comes in a couple variants, one of which has 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. You can also get it with 256GB of internal storage and either 8 or 12GB of RAM.


OnePlus 7 Pro specs:

  • Display: 6.67-inch, QHD+
  • SoC: Snapdragon 855
  • RAM: 6/8/12GB
  • Storage: 128/256GB
  • Cameras: 48, 16 and 8MP
  • Front camera: 16MP
  • Battery: 4,000mAh
  • Software: Android 9.0 Pie


5. Realme X2 Pro

Realme X2 Pro front display view of home screen top down

If you are looking for an affordable phone with killer specs, look no further than the Realme X2 Pro. It is one of the best flagship killers on the market thanks to its 90Hz AMOLED screen and industry-leading 50W fast charging, which can have the phone’s 4,000mAh battery go from zero to 100% in 35 minutes.

The Realme X2 Pro comes in a number of configurations, including one with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. It also sports a rear quad camera with a wide, ultrawide, telephoto, and a depth sensor, as well as an in-display optical fingerprint sensor. To top it all off, it still features a headphone jack and comes in a number of stylish colors.


Realme X2 Pro specs:

  • Display: 6.5-inch, Full HD+
  • SoC: Snapdragon 855 Plus
  • RAM: 6/8/12GB
  • Storage: 64/128/256GB
  • Cameras: 64, 13, 8 and 2MP
  • Front camera: 16MP
  • Battery: 4,000mAh
  • Software: Android 9.0 Pie


6. Xiaomi Mi 9

Xiaomi Mi 9 back - best phones with 6GB of RAM

The Xiaomi Mi 9 packs the Snapdragon 855 chipset under the hood and sports an in-display fingerprint scanner that supports shortcuts. The battery comes in at 3,300mAh and supports 27W wired charging, which gets it from zero to 100 percent in around 65 minutes — though that charger is sold separately.

This device also supports 20W wireless charging, sports three rear cameras covered by sapphire glass, and runs Android 9.0 Pie with MIUI 10 on top. Of course, there is a version with 6GB of RAM, but you can also upgrade to 8GB of RAM if you wish. You can also check out the Mi 9T Pro, which also has a 6GB RAM version and almost identical specs, but with some key difference like the return of the headphone jack.


Xiaomi Mi 9 specs:

  • Display: 6.39-inch, Full HD+
  • SoC: Snapdragon 855
  • RAM: 6/8/12GB
  • Storage: 64/128/256GB
  • Cameras: 12, 16, and 48MP
  • Front camera: 20MP
  • Battery: 3,300mAh
  • Software: Android 9.0 Pie


7. Asus Zenfone 6

Asus Zenfone 6 - closer back of device

The Asus Zenfone 6 is one of the most underrated flagships of this year. It’s not only affordable — it offers a lot of value for your money. The latest Asus flagship comes in a number of configurations, including 6GB of RAM combined with either 64 or 128GB of storage. It sports the Snapdragon 855 chipset and has kept both the microSD slot and headphone jack.

What makes it unique is its camera. While most manufacturers opt for a pop-up or a punch-hole camera, the Zenfone 6’s rear camera can physically flip to become the selfie cam. With its wide and ultra-wide sensors, it’s great for capturing any moment without sacrificing display space. To top it all off, the Zenfone has a massive 5,000mAh battery, making it one of the best phones with 6GB RAM on the market.


Asus Zenfone 6 specs:

  • Display: 6.4-inch, Full HD+
  • SoC: Snapdragon 855
  • RAM: 6/8GB
  • Storage: 128/256GB
  • Cameras: 48 and 13MP
  • Front cameras: /
  • Battery: 5,000mAh
  • Software: Android 9.0 Pie


8. Samsung Galaxy Note 9

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 back - Best phones with 6GB RAM

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is still one of the best phones with 6GB RAM. It features the Snapdragon 845 or Exynos 9810 chipset, a large curved display with an 18.5:9 aspect ratio, and the popular S Pen, which has a few nifty tricks up its sleeve. It supports Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), so you can launch the camera and take a selfie via the button on the stylus — among other things.

The Note 9 is also dust and water-resistant thanks to its IP68 rating, sports a dual-camera setup with dual aperture, and has an iris scanner on board. The 6GB variant of the Note 9 comes with 128GB of storage, but there’s also a beefed-up version of the device with 8GB of RAM and 512GB of storage.


Samsung Galaxy Note 9 specs:

  • Display: 6.4-inch, QHD+
  • SoC: SD 845 or Exynos 9810
  • RAM: 6/8GB
  • Storage: 128/512GB
  • Cameras: 12 and 12MP
  • Front camera: 8MP
  • Battery: 4,000mAh
  • Software: Android 9.0 Pie


9. LG G8X ThinQ

LG G8X ThinQ waterproof phone with Snapdragon 855 chipset

The LG G8X ThinQ sports a headphone jack, a quad DAC, and wireless charging. The phone is also IP68 rated and packs high-end specs including the Snapdragon 855 chipset and 6GB of RAM.

You can attach a secondary screen to the LG G8X.

One of the things that make it stand out is the Dual Screen accessory, which adds a secondary screen to the device. It’s exactly the same as the main display, meaning it measures 6.4 inches and offers Full HD+ resolution. It even has a notch, although it’s just for looks, as it lacks a selfie camera.

Other specs and features of the LG G8X include an in-display fingerprint scanner, a 4,000mAh battery, and two rear cameras. The phone also has stereo speakers on board and supports expandable storage.


LG G8X ThinQ specs:

  • Display: 6.4-inch, Full HD+
  • SoC: Snapdragon 855
  • RAM: 6GB
  • Storage: 128GB
  • Cameras: 12 and 13MP
  • Front camera: 32MP
  • Battery: 4,000mAh
  • Software: Android 9.0 Pie


10. Sony Xperia 1 and 5

Sony xperia 5 -- phone with 6gb ram

The Xperia 1 and Xperia 5 are very similar phones. The latter is the more recent of the two and comes with a 6.1-inch Full HD+ display, 6GB of RAM, and three 12MP cameras at the back. It’s IP68 rated for protection against water and dust and supports expandable storage. There’s also a side-mounted fingerprint scanner on board.

The Sony Xperia 1 sports a larger display at 6.5 inches that offers 4K resolution. Due to its bigger footprint, it also has a slightly larger battery (3,330mAh vs. 3,140mAh). Most of its other specs and features, including the chipset and RAM, are exactly the same as those of the Xperia 5. Both phones are available in the US and are quite expensive, with the Xperia 1 costing more than its smaller brother.


Sony Xperia 1 specs:

  • Display: 6.5-inch, 4K
  • SoC: Snapdragon 855
  • RAM: 6GB
  • Storage: 64/128GB
  • Cameras: 12, 12, and 12MP
  • Front camera: 8MP
  • Battery: 3,330mAh
  • Software: Android 9.0 Pie


Sony Xperia 5 specs:

  • Display: 6.1-inch, Full HD+
  • SoC: Snapdragon 855
  • RAM: 6GB
  • Storage: 128GB
  • Cameras: 12, 12, and 12MP
  • Front camera: 8MP
  • Battery: 3,140mAh
  • Software: Android 9.0 Pie


These are the best phones with 6GB RAM in our opinion, although there are quite a few other great options out there. These include the LG G8 ThinQ and LG V50 ThinQ, as well as the Huawei P20 Pro and Xiaomi Mi Mix 3, among others. Be sure to check out our other phone guides below!

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