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Best Qualcomm Snapdragon Phones in Kenya

Price, Performance, Power, Speed!

Qualcomm Snapdragon

Qualcomm Snapdragon phones in kenya

When it comes to buying a smartphone alot of people usually go for the camera, storage and forget the brain of the Smartphone which is the processor. A processor controls both the hardware and software of a given device thus having a good processor matters alot in a smartphone.

To get things straight a smartphone processor is refereed to as a SoC (System on a chip) which combines all the core components of an electronic system into a single chip. Some of this components include graphical processing unit (GPU), a central processing unit (CPU), and system memory (RAM) that work together to provide the best user experience. Qualcomm offers some of the best mobiles SoC’s in the smartphone market.

A good SoC/processor does the following:-

  • Produces good quality pictures.
  • Offers fast Internet speeds(Download & Upload) for both mobile data and WI-FI.
  • Offers powerful performance in Gaming, multitasking.
  • Improves on the battery performance.

Snapdragon Phones in Kenya

Nokia 7 Plus

The Nokia 7 Plus comes with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 system-on-chip coupled with 4GB RAM. It comes with 64GB of internal storage that can further be expanded to 256GB using a microSD card. On top of all that the Nokia 7 Plus comes with 3800mAH battery that can last a whole day.The Nokia 7 Plus has a 12 MP + 13 MP dual camera setup on the back and the front has 16 MP camera for selfies. This phone is the Mid-rage king when it comes to shear performance.

 

Infinix Hot 6 Pro

The Infinix Hot 6 Pro comes with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 SoC coupled with either 2 or 3GB RAM. It also comes with either 16 or 32GB of internal storage that can further be expanded to 128GB using a microSD card. The Infinix Hot 6 Pro comes with a 4000mAH. The Infinix Hot 6 Pro has a 13 MP + 2 MP dual camera setup on the back and the front has 5 MP camera for selfies.This phone is good budget phone with good features.

  • Infinix Hot 6 Pro 2GB RAM +16GB Storage – Costs Ksh 14,000.
  • Infinix Hot 6 Pro 3GB RAM +32GB Storage – Costs Ksh 16,000.
  • Infinix Hot 6 Pro Specs

Oppo Find X

The Oppo Find X comes with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 system-on-chip coupled with 8GB RAM. It comes with 128 GB or 512 GB of internal storage and it can not be expanded with a microSD card. On top of all that the Oppo Find X comes with 3730 mAH battery that can last a whole day.

The Oppo Find X has a 20 MP + 16 MP dual camera setup on the back and the front comes with a 25 MP camera for selfies. This is an elegant phone meant to turn heads with it features and an impressive performance.

Xiaomi MI A2

The Xiaomi MI A2 comes with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 system-on-chip coupled with either 4 or 6GB RAM. It also comes either 32/64 or 128GB worth of internal storage that can not be expanded. On top of all that Xiaomi MI A2 comes with 3010mAH battery.The Xiaomi MI A2 has a 20 MP + 12 MP dual camera setup on the back and the front comes with a 20 MP camera for selfies. This phone is a solid performer with a camera that is worth sowing off .

  • Xiaomi MI A2 4GB RAM +32GB Storage – Costs Ksh 25,000.
  • Xiaomi MI A2 4GB RAM +64GB Storage – Costs Ksh 35,000.
  • Xiaomi MI A2 6GB RAM +128GB Storage – Costs Ksh 45,000.
  • Xiomi MI A2 Specs

 

OnePlus 6

The OnePlus 6 comes with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 system-on-chip coupled with 6 or 8 GB RAM. It also comes either 64/128 or 256GB worth of internal storage that can’t be expanded. On top of all that the OnePlus 6 comes with a 3300mAH battery that can last a whole day.The OnePlus 6 has a 16MP + 20 MP dual camera setup on the back and the front comes with a 16 MP camera for selfies. This phone is a flagship killer that is in the league of iPhone X,Samsung S9 Plus,Google Pixel 2XL.

  • OnePlus 6 6GB RAM + 64GB Storage – Costs KSh68,000
  • OnePlus 6 8GB RAM + 128GB Storage – Costs KSh73,000
  • OnePlus 6 8GB RAM + 256GB Storage – Costs
  • OnePlus 6 Specs

 

Nokia 6.1

The Nokia 6.1 comes with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 system-on-chip coupled with 3 or 4GB RAM. It comes with either 32 or 64GB of internal storage that can further be expanded to 128GB using a microSD card. On top of all that the Nokia 6.1 comes with 3000mAH battery. The Nokia 6.1 has a 16MP  camera setup on the back and the front comes with a 8 MP camera for selfies. This phone is the perfect upper Mid-rage king when it comes to cost and performance.

  • Nokia 6.1 3GB RAM + 32GB Storage – Costs Ksh 24,000.
  • Nokia 6.1 4GB RAM + 64GB Storage – Costs
  • Nokia 6.1 Specs

Infinix Hot S3X

The Infinix Hot S3X comes with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 system-on-chip coupled with 3 or 4GB RAM. It comes with either 32 or 64GB of internal storage that can further be expanded to 128GB using a microSD card. On top of all that the Infinix Hot S3X comes with 4000mAH battery. The Infinix Hot S3X has a 13MP + 2 MP dual camera setup on the back and the front comes with a 16 MP camera for selfies. This phone is the perfect budget phone when it comes to cost and performance.

  • Infinix Hot S3X 3GB RAM + 32GB Storage – Costs Ksh 21,599.
  • Infinix Hot S3X 4GB RAM + 64GB Storage – Costs
  • Infinix Hot S3X

 

 

Nokia 6.1 Plus

The Nokia 6.1 Plus comes with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 system-on-chip coupled with 4GB RAM. It comes with either  64GB of internal storage that can further be expanded to 400GB using a microSD card. On top of all that the Nokia 6.1 Plus comes with 3060mAH battery. The Nokia 6.1 Plus has a 16MP + 5 MP dual camera setup on the back and the front comes with a 16 MP camera for selfies.This phone is the perfect budget phone when it comes display and performance.

OnePlus 6T

The OnePlus 6T comes with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 system-on-chip coupled with 6 or 8 GB RAM. It also comes either 128GB or 256GB worth of internal storage that can’t be expanded. On top of all that the OnePlus 6 comes with a 3700mAH battery that can last a whole day.

The OnePlus 6 has a 16MP + 20 MP dual camera setup on the back and the front comes with a 16 MP camera for selfies. This phone is no longer a flagship killer but a flagship in its own category.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro comes with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 system-on-chip coupled with 3GB/4GB RAM. It comes with 32GB/64GB of internal storage that can further be expanded to 256GB using a microSD card. On top of all that the Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro comes with 4000mAH battery that can last a whole day.The Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro has a 12 MP+5 MP dual camera setup on the back and the front has 20 MP + 2MP dual camera for selfies. This phone is the Mid-rage king when it battery performance.

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Pocophone F1

The Pocophone F1 comes with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 system-on-chip coupled with 6/8GB RAM. It comes with 64/128/256GB of internal storage that can further be expanded to 256GB using a microSD card. On top of all that the Pocophone F1 comes with 40000mAH battery that can last a whole day.The Pocophone F1 has a 12 MP + 5 MP dual camera setup on the back and the front comes with a 20 MP camera for selfies. This phone is the real flagship killer at an affordable price, OnePlus should watchout.

 

  • Pocophone F1 6GB RAM+64GB – Ksh 35,500
  • Pocophone F1 6GB RAM+128GB – Ksh 45,000
  • Pocophone F1 8GB RAM+256GB – Ksh 55,000
  • Pocophone F1 Armoured Edition 8GB RAM+256GB – Ksh 65,000
  • Pocophone F1 Specs

Google Pixel 3 & Google Pixel 3 XL

The Google Pixel 3 & Google Pixel 3 XL comes with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 system-on-chip coupled with 4GB RAM. They both come with 64GB or 128GB of internal storage and they do not support a microSD card. On top of all that both the Google Pixel 3 & Google Pixel 3 XL comes with 2915 mAh and 3430 mAh battery respectively.

The Google Pixel 3 & Google Pixel 3 XL both have single a 12.2 MP camera setup on the back and a dual 8 MP + 8 MP front camera for selfies. This phone is true flagship when it come to both camera and performance.

 

Oppo A5

The Oppo A5 comes with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 system-on-chip coupled with 4GB RAM. It comes with 32GB of internal storage that can further be expanded to 256GB using a microSD card. On top of all that the Oppo A5 comes with 4230 battery.The Oppo A5 has a 13 MP + 2 MP dual camera setup on the back and the front has 8 MP camera for selfies. This phone is the perfect budget smartphone when it comes to design and performance.

  • Oppo A5 4GB RAM + 32GB Storage – Costs Ksh .

Conclusion

Qualcomm Snapdragon phones offers some of the best performance in the market but on the downside most snapdragon devices are expensive compared to MediaTek devices which are quite cheap. If you are considering to buy a smartphone and willing to spend abit more always check for snapdragon devices that most manufacturers such as Nokia, Xiaomi, Samsung, LG or OnePlus tend to use.

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