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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 users, 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 overkill. We feel 6GB is the sweet spot and we’ve compiled a list of the best phones with 6GB RAM that you can currently buy.

Best phones with 6GB of RAM:

  1. Honor View 20
  2. Samsung Galaxy S10e
  3. Xiaomi Mi 9
  4. Sony Xperia 1

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

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The Huawei P30 Pro is mostly known for its camera prowess and that periscope lens that offers 5x optical zoom. It does have an amazing camera, but there is more to the P30 Pro than shooting.

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.


Huawei P30 Pro specs:

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


2. Nokia 9 PureView

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What makes the Nokia 9 PureView one of the best phones with 6GB RAM is its unique camera setup at the back, a great design, and a clean software experience. Then there’s the price, which is relatively affordable.

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The phone sports five camera developed in partnership with Zeiss and Light. Two of the sensors capture full-color photos, while the other three are monochrome sensors that aid with depth, contrast, and exposure. The Nokia 9 is part of the Android One family, which means it’s bloat-free and will get at least two years of OS and three years of security updates.


Nokia 9 Pureview specs:

  • Display: 5.99-inch, QHD+
  • SoC: SD 845
  • RAM: 6GB
  • Storage: 128GB
  • Rear cameras: 5 x 12MP
  • Front camera: 20MP
  • Battery: 3,320mAh
  • Software: Android 9.0 Pie


3. Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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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 that has a new trick 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 new Note 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. It also has a glass back and features thin bezels around the screen.

The 6GB variant of the Note 9 comes with 128GB of storage and will set you back $1,000. However, there’s also a beefed-up version of the device available 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
  • Rear cameras: 12 and 12MP
  • Front camera: 8MP
  • Battery: 4,000mAh
  • Software: Android 9.0 Pie


4. OnePlus 7 Pro

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Starting at $669, the OnePlus 7 Pro is the company’s most expensive device yet. While 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 3 XL, it makes up for it in performance, build quality, and that clean user interface.

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: 6.41-inch, QHD+
  • SoC: SD 845
  • RAM: 6/8GB
  • Storage: 128/256GB
  • Rear cameras: 16 and 20MP
  • Front camera: 16MP
  • Battery: 3,700mAh
  • Software: Android 9.0 Pie


5. Honor View 20

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The Honor View 20 was the first Honor phone to sport a hole-punch display, which allows for a high screen-to-body ratio. It comes with 6GB of RAM (an 8GB variant is also available), the latest Kirin 980 chipset, and a 4,000mAh battery.

Honor’s flagship stands out due to its interesting design with a striking “V” pattern etched into the back glass. It features a rear dual-camera setup, a headphone jack, and dual-SIM support. However, it doesn’t have an IP rating or support wireless charging.


Honor View 20 specs:

  • Display: 6.4-inch, Full HD+
  • SoC: Kirin 980
  • RAM: 6/8GB
  • Storage: 128/256GB
  • Rear cameras: ToF and 48MP
  • Front camera: 24MP
  • Battery: 4,000mAh
  • Software: Android 9.0 Pie


6. Samsung Galaxy S10e

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

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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
  • Rear cameras: 12 and 16MP
  • Front camera: 10MP
  • Battery: 3,100mAh
  • Software: Android 9.0 Pie


7. Xiaomi Mi 9

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The Xiaomi Mi 9 packs the latest and greatest Snapdragon 855 chipset under the hood and comes with 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 cameras at the back 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.


Xiaomi Mi 9 specs:

  • Display: 6.39-inch, Full HD+
  • SoC: SD 855
  • RAM: 6/8/12GB
  • Storage: 64/128/256GB

  • Rear cameras: 12, 16, and 48MP
  • Front camera: 20MP
  • Battery: 3,300mAh
  • Software: Android 9.0 Pie

8. Sony Xperia 1

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Sony’s latest flagship has a lot going for it. The Sony Xperia 1 sports three rear cameras and has a large 6.5-inch 4K display. The handset has plenty of power, packing the Snapdragon 855 chipset along with 6GB of RAM.

Like all phones, the Xperia 1 has a few drawbacks. It doesn’t have a headphone jack, lacks wireless charging, and packs a rather small 3,300mAh battery. Regardless, it’s still one of the best phones with 6GB of RAM.


Sony Xperia 1 specs:

  • Display: 6.5-inch, 4K
  • SoC: SD 855
  • RAM: 6GB
  • Storage: 128GB

  • Rear cameras: 12, 12, and 12MP
  • Front camera: 8MP
  • Battery: 3,330mAh
  • 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. Then there are also the Huawei P20 Pro, Asus Zenfone 5Z, and Xiaomi Mi Mix 3, among others. Be sure to check out our other phone guides below!

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