Top 10 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Phones List, Features, Performance

Here we go through Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Phones List and it’s features, benchmark scores, and performance.

Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset for mobiles has been trusted by a lot of users and they are far superior to low-cost Mediatek or Spreadtrum System on Chip(SoC). After Snapdragon 855 powering the flagship devices in the year 2018, it’s the time for yet another chip in making as Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 is officially launched. Qualcomm announced this new chipset in the month of December 2019 at Snapdragon Tech Summit 2019 and will dominate the industry in 2020 year.

According to LiveMint, this new Snapdragon chipset will be available in two variants – in 4G and 5G (for 5G smartphones and could BLU 5G phone be among one such) and it’s already spotted in GeekBench with detailed benchmarks scores.

Snapdragon 865 Phones

The SD 865 chip will be powering the most flagship phones in 2020 to give them ultimate speed and power. Phones from OnePlus, Samsung, Sony, Xiaomi, POCOphone will be powered by Snapdragon 865 next year. Along with that, the Android 11 version will make a perfect combination.

Here is the list of smartphones expected to run on Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 mobile platform –

Snapdragon 865 Features

Before going through the list of high-end Android smartphones for 2020, lets through the features that the new chip will have. This mobile chipset is expected to power a lot of flagship smartphones in 2020. Specific details of it aren’t known yet.

But first let us go with details of Snapdragon 865 Features (expected)-

  • Cortex A77 Cores: The new chipset by Qualcomm will implement all new Cortex A77 based Kryo 585 cores arranged in triclusture architecture which provides better processing powers. Its fabricated using the Samsung 7nm EUV Process technology whose production began in 2018. This new Samsung 7LPP consumes 50% less power and provides 40% increase in the area efficiency with 20% higher performance. This results in better yields with fewer layers.
  • Improved graphical performance than 855 SoC with Adreno 650 chipset
  • Improved speed than previous chipsets
  • 4G and 5G variants
  • Adreno 650 GPU: This GPU chip will be 20% faster than it’s predecessor
  • Support for LPDDR5 RAM
  • Support for 4×16 bit memory

It’s believed that 855+ successor will have 20% improved capabilities. It will come with main ARM Cortex A77 core clocked at 2.84 GHz alongside three 2.42 GHz A77 cores and four 1.8 GHz A55 cores.


Update: Since this chipset is officially announced, we recommend you to skip this section. It’s kept just for reference purpose.

It’s preliminary specs were leaked by a trusted Chinese tipster. It’s believed to be built on Samsung’s 7nm EUV process.


Adreno 650 GPU will be clocked at 587 MHz.

More in development!

Samsung Galaxy S11

The Galaxy S11 is rumored to be the first smartphone with Snapdragon 865 chipset. Infact the Snapdragon 865 benchmarks were leaked by the popular Samsung leakster Ice Universe. Here is the tweet which says about it –

Samsung Galaxy S11 Plus

Both the Samsung Galaxy S11 phones will have the same internals although the Plus variant will have the increased RAM, maybe 12 GB.

Sony Xperia 3

Spotted at the Chinese website CNMO, Sony Xperia 3 could be a successor to Xperia 1 and will run on the latest Qualcomm chipset out of the box when launched at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.

OnePlus 8 & OnePlus 8 Pro

The OnePlus only comes out with 2-3 mobiles a year and after OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro launch, it will be OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro that has been rumored for launch in 2020. There will be OnePlus 7T as well in between.

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ZTE Axon 10s Pro 5G

Alongside the announcement of ZTE 5G mobile phone, the company also introduces all new Axon 10s Pro 5G mobile phone slated for launch in first half of 2020. It will run on Android 10 version out of the box and will carry the Snapdragon 865 chipset on board.

Xiaomi Mi 10

The Chinese smartphone giant who likes to call them as “Mi” brand will introduce the flagship Mi 10 mobile phone with Snapdragon 865 chipset in Q1 next year. As soon as the Snapdragon Tech Summit 2019 was concluded, Xiaomi was first to announce the first ever SD-865 phone.

Xiaomi K30 Pro

After K20 Pro success, it’s successor is rumored to be K30 Pro. No doubt that it will be the cheapest Snapdragon 865G mobile phone because Xiaomi is fierce smartphone player operating at a low margin of profit.

Asus 7Z/Asus ZenFone 7

Know for performance devices, Asus will have this SD 865 chipset on Asus 7Z/Asus ZenFone 7 mobile.

Motorola 5G Mobiles

All Moto 5G mobiles will be powered with Snapdragon 865 Mobile platform or higher.

Poco F2

Poco F1 still is the cheapest mobile phone with Snapdragon 855 chipset. The Poco F2 is expected to run on Snapdragon 865 chipset. The device has been long rumored. Still the launch date isn’t known yet.

Snapdragon 865 Smartphones

Apart from the devices mentioned above, there are several OEMs trying to be part of this game-changing mobile chipset. After all, everyone is in pursuit of the best smartphone for gaming.

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Those were some of the upcoming Snapdragon 865 mobile phones list or you can simply call it as SD 865 phones.

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