The battle to include more and more gigabytes of RAM memory in mobile phones It is something that has been around for a long time, but has intensified in recent years. In 2016, we already made the jump to 8 GB and that figure spread like wildfire among high-end terminals.
Last March, Samsung announced that it was going to mass produce its new 12 GB LPDDR4X RAM memory modules optimized for smartphones. facing the new era of 5G and Artificial Intelligence. Since then, we have seen how various brands (especially Chinese) have presented various terminals with that RAM. Let’s go over some of them.
Samsung Galaxy S10 + (Ceramic edition)
The South Korean giant took advantage of a few days before the MWC to present the tenth generation of its Galaxy S family, which is made up of three members, the Galaxy S10 +, the Galaxy S10, the Galaxy S10e, to which must be added the 5G variant of the first from them. Precisely the Samsung Galaxy S10 + is the one also available in a Ceramic edition whose main difference, beyond the material of its body, is that it mounts 12 GB of RAM and 512 GB or 1 TB of internal storage.
Otherwise, it has the same features as the “normal” Galaxy S10 +: 6.4-inch Dynamic AMOLED WQHD + screen, Exynos 9820 processor, triple rear camera (16 MP + 12 MP + 12 MP), dual front camera (10 MP + 8 MP) and a 4,100 mAh battery with wireless fast charging and reverse charging. In the Samsung online store, it is available in black or white at a price of 1,259 euros for the 512 GB model and 1,609 euros for the 1 TB capacity.
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Samsung Galaxy S10 + – Smartphone 6.4 “QHD + Curved Dynamic AMOLED, 16 MP, Exynos 9820, Wireless & Fast & Reverse Charging, 1 TB, Ceramic White (Ceramic White)
Samsung Galaxy Note 10+
Another Samsung model that belongs to the select club of mobiles with 12 GB of RAM is the Galaxy Note10 +, which was presented in August together with the Galaxy Note 10. Among other features, this new model includes a 6.8-inch Dynamic AMOLED screen, the Exynos 9825 processor and a rear camera composed of four sensors: 16 MP + 12 MP + 12 MP + ToF.
Added to this are an ultrasonic fingerprint reader and an improved S-Pen. The Note 10+ is available in two storage variants, 256 and 512 GB, which cost 1,109 and 1,209 euros, respectively, in the Samsung online store. In addition, there is also a 5G version with a price starting at 1,209 euros.
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Samsung Galaxy Note10 + SM-N975F – Smartphone (Dual SIM, 12 GB RAM, 256 GB Memory, 10 MP Dual Pixel AF) Black (Black)
Samsung Galaxy Fold
After introducing a series of measures aimed at improving the durability of the screen and preventing the entry of dirt (the main cause of the problems that plagued the test units), Samsung finally launched its first terminal with folding screen, the Galaxy Fold.
Its main feature is that QXGA + Dynamic AMOLED screen (4.2: 3) that, when displayed, has a total diagonal of 7.3 inches. The secondary screen, on the outside, is a Super AMOLED panel (21: 9) with HD + resolution and 4.6 inches diagonally. In addition, it has a Snapdragon 855 as the brain, 12 GB of RAM, 512 GB of UFS 3.0 storage and Android 9 Pie as the operating system.
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Samsung Galaxy Fold 512GB + 12GB Black
ZTE Axon 10 Pro
Last May, three months after presenting the ZTE Axon 10 Pro 5G, the Chinese company announced in its country of origin the ZTE Axon 10 Pro, a mobile with very similar characteristics, but no 5G connectivity and with different RAM and storage options.
Among those possible variants, we find one with 12 GB of RAM and 256 GB of internal storage, in addition to a 6.4-inch AMOLED FullHD screen with integrated fingerprint reader, the Snapdragon 855 processor and triple rear camera of 40 MP + 20 MP + 8 MP. It is for sale in China for 4,199 yuan (about 553 euros at the exchange rate), but here it is possible to buy it in online stores such as Aliexpress, where it has a price of 668.75 euros.
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OnePlus 7 Pro
The OnePlus 7 Pro was presented in May alongside its younger brother, the OnePlus 7, and it landed on the market a week later with two storage options (128 and 256 GB) and three of RAM. While the 6 and 8 GB variants came in Mirror Gray, the version with 12 GB of RAM (and 256GB of storage) is available in Nebula Blue color.
Among its features, we also find a 6.67-inch AMOLED screen with integrated fingerprint reader, Snapdragon 855 processor, a 4,000 mAh battery with Warp fast charge, retractable front camera and a triple rear camera with 40 main sensor. MP, 8 MP telephoto and wide angle. Have a price of 829 euros, 50 euros more than the 8 GB model.
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OnePlus 7 Pro – Smartphone, 12GB + 256GB EU GM1913, Blue (Nebula Blue)
OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren Edition
Like the 7T Pro, the OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren Edition features the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ processor, a 90 Hz Fluid Display QHD + screen, a 4,085 mAh battery with Warp Charge 30T fast charging technology and 256 GB of UFS 3.0 storage. They also share the photographic equipment, with a front camera of the pop-up type with 16 megapixels of resolution and a rear camera composed of three sensors: a Sony IMX586 with 48 megapixels, an 8 megapixel telephoto lens and a 16 megapixel wide-angle lens.
Where if they differ is in the design, the OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren Edition already presents the logo and some details in the characteristic orange papaya color from the legendary British supercar brand. The technical differences between both models are reduced precisely to the RAM, which in the case of the McLaren edition, is 12 GB.
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OnePlus 7T Pro Smartphone McLaren Limited Edition | 6.67 ”/ 16.9 cm AMOLED Display 90Hz Power Screen | 12 GB RAM + 256 GB Storage | Triple Camera + Pop-Up Camera | Warp Charge 30
Nubia Red Magic 3
With the aim of surpassing its predecessor in all areas, the former ZTE subsidiary introduced in its third generation of gaming mobiles more screen, more power, more RAM, more battery and better cameras. The Nubia Red Magic 3 was initially put on sale in China, but it finally reached other markets in May.
Thus, we are in front of a terminal with a 6.65-inch AMOLED FullHD screen, the Snapdragon 855 processor, a huge 5,000 mAh battery with 27W fast charge and liquid cooling. In Europe, it is available with two UFS 2.1 storage options (128 and 256 GB) and two RAM options (8 and 12 GB). The variant with 12 GB of RAM and 256 GB of capacity is priced at 599 euros on the official website of the brand and is sold in camouflage (Camo).
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ASUS ROG Phone 2
A few weeks ago, a day ahead of schedule, ASUS officially presented the first mobile to include the Snapdragon 855+ chipset, the new Qualcomm processor for gamers. Under a similar look to its predecessor, the ASUS ROG Phone 2 accompanies that powerful brain with 12 GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 512 GB of UFS 3.0 storage.
In addition, it includes a 6.59-inch OLED FullHD + screen with a refresh rate of 120 Hz, a huge 6,000 mAh battery with fast charging at 30 W, a 24 MP front camera and a rear camera composed of a 48 MP Sony sensor and an 8 MP one. In the ASUS online store, an ‘Ultimate Edition’ variant with 12 GB of RAM and 1 TB of capacity is also available at a price of 999 euros.
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ASUS ROG Phone 2 Glossy Black Libre
Xiaomi Mi 9 Transparent Edition
One of the most peculiar characteristics of the Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro, presented in 2018, was its transparent back, which revealed a model of the components. The Mi 9 Transparent Edition has recovered that transparent shell and, through it, it shows us again the battery slot, the processor and some specifications of the camera, as well as its full name: Xiaomi Mi 9 Explorer “Alita: Battle Angel” (in honor of the film).
Regarding the Xiaomi Mi 9, the Transparent Edition variant incorporates 12 GB of RAM and 256 GB of internal storage UFS 2.1. The rest of the features are the same in both models: 6.39-inch Super AMOLED screen with integrated fingerprint reader, Snapdragon 855 processor, 48 MP + 16 MP + 12 MP triple rear camera and a 3,300 mAh battery with fast charge of 27W and 20W wireless charging. In Gearbest, you can find the international version for 949.76 euros.
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Black Shark 2 and Black Shark 2 Pro
Last March, the Xiaomi brand focused on gaming presented the Black Shark 2, with a 6.39-inch AMOLED FullHD + display, the Snapdragon 855 processor, a 20 MP front camera, 12 MP dual rear cameras and a liquid cooling system. Currently, the Black Shark 2 with 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage is marketed in silver or black and comes with an accessory kit.
Black Shark 2 12GB + 256GB Black with Pro Kit (Black Shark Protective Case + Gamepad Controls Left / Right Versions) Dual SIM, Snapdragon 855, Adreno 640 GPU, New, Mobile – Spanish Version …
A few months later, the Chinese firm also launched the Black Shark 2 Pro, which share most benefits with its brother (including 12 GB of RAM), but incorporates the new Snapdragon 855 Plus processor and a 6.39 FullHD + screen with a 240 Hz refresh rate. The design also varies slightly and improves the rear camera, which now It has a 48 MP sensor and a 13 MP sensor.
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Black Shark 2 Pro 12GB + 256GB Blue – Double SIM, AMOLED 6,39 pouces, Snapdragon 855 Plus, GPU Adreno 640, Refroidissement par Liquide 3.0+, Double Caméra Arrière 48MP + 12MP + Flash
Realme X2 Pro