Smartphone manufacturers are really stepping up their game these days with the way and manner phone specifications are optimized. Gone are the days of 512mb/1gb/2gb and even 3gb RAM as we now have smartphones with massive 8GB RAM emerging recently. Most especially, in 2017, more phones with huge memory capacity and processors has graced the industry.

So we are going to be reviewing the top best 8GB RAM Smartphones as well as other impressive specifications. One of the latest Android phones with 8GB RAM is the OnePlus 5 which was released in June 2017 with other amazing specs. However, apart from this device, there are other released and upcoming phones with similar features which we have outlined below. Check them out now.


1. ONEPLUS 5: OnePlus 5 is the latest flagship device from the company featuring a mind blowing 8GB RAM and dual 12-megapixel rear camera. Here are the key specifications:

  • Processor: Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
  • CPU: Octa-core
  • GPU: Adreno 540
  • Memory: 256GB internal + 8GB RAM
  • Display: 5.5-inches AMOLED Capacitive touchscreen
  • OS: Android 7.1.1 Nougat
  • Networks: GSM/HSPA/EVDO/LTE
  • Fingerprint
  • Battery: 3300mAh

2. MICROSOFT SURFACE: It is a 13.5 inch convertible tablet that can be used as a laptop. The device comes in three versions, the third version will be a super-sized 5.7in panel with an impressive 2K resolution. Below are the highlight specs of the phone.

  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 830
  • Memory: Version 3: 8GB RAM / 500GB storage
  • Connectivity: expected to have USB Type-C ports
  • Camera: 20MP Carl Zeiss sensor in the rear camera
  • fingerprint scanner
  • Display: 13.5 inches screen size

3. XIAOMI Mi 6: The Mi 6 is yet another 8GB RAM phone that made this list. It has a5.2 inch Ultra HD 4K screen ( 4096 x 2160 resolution) Display. Beautifully designed with a composite metal uni-body & rear glass. However, the phone comes in two versions, the 6gb ram and 8gb ram version. Here are the key specs:

  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, octa-core with 2.5 GHz Processor
  • Memory: 6/8 GB RAM, 64/128 GB internal with no slot for SDcard
  • Camera: 23 MP rear-facing camera, 7 MP front-facing camera + dual 12MP for the other version
  • Battery: 3350 mAh BatterySmartphones With 8GB RAM

4. ASUS ZENFONE 4 DELUXE: Asus is well known for occasionally coming up with surprises and this one is just one of them as they decided to embed a huge 8GB RAM inside this beast of a phone. See key specs below:

  • OS: Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
  • Memory: 128GB Internal and 8GB RAM
  • Camera: 16MP rear and 8MP front cameras
  • Processor: Quad Core 2.5 GHz
  • Display: 5.5 inches 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Battery: Non-removable li-ion 3500mAh

5. OPPO FIND 9: The find 9 is a 5.5-inch Quad HD (2560×1440 pixels) display smartphone that comes in two versions, 6gb/8gb RAM

  • Processor: Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 processor with Adreno 540 GPU / Octa-Core Snapdragon 653 processor with Adreno 510 GPU
  • Memory: 6GB / 8GB RAM, 128GB / 64GB internal memory expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • OS: Android 7.0 (Nougat) with Find OS
  • Camera: 21MP rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, 16MP front-facing camera
  • Networks: 2G/3G/4G LTE
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Battery: 4100mAh with VOOC flash charge

6. SAMSUNG GALAXY S9: The S9 is the upcoming flagship device from the South Korean smartphone company and it’s expected to come with 8gb RAM as revealed by the leaks so far. Here are the key specs:

  • Display: 5.7 inches Super AMOLED (Corning Gorilla Glass 5) 2160 x 3840 pixels display
  • Platform: Android,7.1 Nougat
  • Processor: Octa Core Processor
  • Memory: 6/8 GB RAM 64 GB / 128 GB native storage capacity
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon processor
  • Camera: 20MP main snapper, 8MP front-facing selfie shooter
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 4200 mAh battery

7. HTC 11: HTC is hitting the mobile phone industry with this beast of a phone. It also comes in two versions. Checkout the specs below:

  • Display: 5.5-inch (1440 x 2560 pixels) Quad HD display
  • Processor: Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 with Adreno 540 GPU
  • Memory: 6/8 GB RAM, 64/128GB internal storage expandable memory up to 2TB with microSD
  • OS: Android 7.1 (Nougat) with HTC Sense 9 UI
  • SIM Slot: Single / Dual SIM
  • Camera: 12MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, 16MP front-facing camera
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Water and dust resistant (IP57)
  • Networks: 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4 and 5GHz)

8. SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 8: The Note 8 is another device from Sammy that made up this list with 8gb RAM in one of its versions. Checkout the full specs below:

  • Display: 6.4 inches Super AMOLED 4K 3840 x 2160 pixels display
  • OS: runs Android,7.1 Nougat
  • Processor: Octa Core 2.9 GHz Cortex-A53 and Quad Core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57 6/8 GB RAM Snapdragon Qualcomm processor
  • Memory: 64 GB / 128 GB native storage capacity
  • Camera: 16MP main snapper at its rear, 13MP front-facing selfie shooter
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh Battery powering

NOTE: Some of the phones listed here are not yet officially launched while some like the OnePlus 5 is already launched and available for purchase on specified price at both online and offline outlets.

So that’s the list of top smartphones with 8GB RAM. Though more devices are going to be added as time goes on. Do you know of any other phone with such bigger RAM size? Let us know via the comments section below.