Android smartphone makers are going crazy putting in as much RAM as possible on their devices. More than the physical hardware, it’s the complementing software optimizations that deliver a reliable experience. It’s quite debatable to cite that Android is in a way like Windows — the more RAM, the better performance.
Today you can get a handful of great handsets that promise you great performance without the overhead of fiddling with different settings. That’s why 6GB of RAM can serve useful when you rely on your smartphone to multitask and gaming. However, the gaming part still requires a better GPU chip, which is a different story altogether.
All the app frenzy folks or not, the phones with more RAM does make a lot of difference in your daily usage. And such phones are smartly optimized. So check out our list of best smartphones with 6GB of RAM under Rs 20,000.
Xiaomi Mi A2 (Rs 18,999)
The Xiaomi Mi A2 is part of the Android One project, and started receiving the latest Android 9.0 Pie update. The variant with 6GB of RAM is a bit costly, but worth the money if you want to invest in a no-nonsense smartphone. It faces nearly no issues with RAM management, and you can enjoy the games as well as multitasking easily. The Android Pie update brings impressive RAM management features that will not have you bother about closing recent apps or get aggressive with background apps.
Honor 8X (Rs 16,999)
Honor 8X features a fantastic display, and equally impressive camera options. Its massive bezel-less display with a notch will buy everyone’s envy. The premium body wearing Honor 8X promises and delivers remarkable performance. You can throw any task, and the phone’s RAM along with Kirin 710 will handle it easily. Multitasking will not result in severe lag, but some would notice if you plan to test it by opening over 60 apps.
Realme 2 Pro (Rs 15,990)
The Realme 2 Pro‘s variant with 6GB of RAM is enough to tickle your app frenzy. The phone runs ColorOS 5.2 based on Android 8.1 Oreo. Switching between applications is swift and without any wait times for the apps to load. You can run several games such as PUBG at medium settings, and enjoy a glitch-free experience. Though you have an option for aggressive RAM management, we would advise you to stay away from tinkering around it.
Vivo V9 Pro (Rs 15,990)
If you desire a bezel-less smartphone with a tiny notch and reliable hardware, your search stops at Vivo V9 Pro. You can easily run all the games at medium graphics settings, and use all kinds of apps thanks to the Funtouch OS based on Android 8.1 Oreo. Switching between apps won’t be an issue. If you plan to run a few apps on a daily basis then better not engage in aggressive RAM management from Developer Options. More RAM also aides in smooth app switching even when you’re watching a Full HD video.
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (Rs 13,999)
The surprising budget-friendly contender on this list boasts of cleaner interface based on Android 8.1 Oreo. Asus parts from its bloatware heavy approach, and attempts to keep the phone as clean as possible. The massive battery and the RAM should let you run the phone for two days with proper optimizations and usage. The performance of this phone is phenomenal enough to challenge the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro.