Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC was recently announced to bridge the gap between lower-tier Snapdragon 670 and premium 845 SoC. The chip is the first mobile platform from the 700 series and promises 2x overall performance on mid-range smartphones with the help of AI. It implements Kryo architecture to be on par with Snapdragon 845 and is also built in the same 10nm process.
The Octa-core chip includes two kryo 360 (modified cortex-A75) clocking at 2.2GHz and six kryo 360 (modified cortex-A55) clocking at 1.7GHz. Its coupled with all new Adreno 616 GPU to support the lifelike display and to deliver efficient 3D graphics as well as supports and easy access to latest graphics APIs.
On the new chip is Qualcomm Spectra ISP capable of supporting still images capturing up to 32megapixel on a single camera and 20 megapixels on a dual shooter. It can also capture Ultra HD 4k video accompanied by a very fast shutter and image stabilization.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 integrates the X15 LTE modem for quick downloading of files with peak download speed of 800Mbps and peak upload speed of 150Mbps. It also comes with improved Wi-Fi coverage to ensure strong signal even in the worst conditions.
The chip boost of 30% battery efficiency compared to the previous generation to provide more time for streaming videos, playing games, talk and music playback. Most importantly, there is Qualcomm Quick charge 4+ super fast charge to refill in a matter of minutes.
List of Snapdragon 710 phones to buy
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First on the list of Snapdragon 710 phones is Xiaomi MI 8 SE, a lesser version to the MI 8. The 10nm Octa-core processor is paired with 4/6GB RAM and 64GB internal memory that’s not expandable. It has a 5.88-inch 18: 9-panel display and is powered by a decent 3120mAh battery supporting type-c USB charging. The camera department is an impressive 12MP + 5MP depths sensor with 8MP selfie shooter while onboard the operating system is Android OS 8.1 based on MIUI 10.
Display: 5.88-inch AMOLED panel | processor: Snapdragon 710 SoC | RAM: 4/6GB| storage: 64GB (not expandable)| OS: Android 8.1| Camera: 12MP + 5MP and 8MP selfie snapper| battery: 3120mAh
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Vivo is first to debut the retractable selfie camera tech with the unveiling of NEX S and NEX A, while the latter is powered by Snapdragon 710 SoC. Paired with the Octa-core chip is 6GB RAM accompanied by 128GB internal but lacks expansion.
The camera features 12MP + 5MP depths denote and 8MP selfie snapper while power is delivered through a massive 4000mAh battery for insane power performance. It runs Android 8.1 (Oreo) based on Funtouch 4.0.
Display: 6.5-inch AMOLED panel | processor: Snapdragon 710 SoC | RAM: 6GB| storage: 128GB (not expandable)| OS: Android 8.1 Camera: 12MP + 5MP and 8MP selfie snapper| battery: 4000mAh.
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Meizu 16 is the latest addition to Snapdragon 710 phones. The device debuted along Meizu 16 plus – the premium version with Snapdragon 845. The SD 710 Soc is paired with 8GB RAM coupled with 128GB, unfortunately, it doesn’t support memory expansion.
The camera department features dual 12MP + 20MP depth sensor accompanied by Six-LED dual-tone Flash, while the front panel houses massive 20MP selfie snapper. Unlike the Meizu 15, the battery drop to 2950mAh and charges through Type-C cable.
Display: 6.0-inch super AMOLED panel | processor: Snapdragon 710 SoC | RAM: 8GB| storage: 128GB (not expandable)| OS: Android 8.1 Camera: 12MP + 20MP and 20MP selfie snapper| battery: 2950mAh
Oppo recently unveiled the R17 Pro running Snapdragon 710 SoC. The device features likely specs with Oppo Find X coupled with other interesting tech and company’s first.
Fascinating is the splited 3700mAh battery, designed to deliver high performance comptiable with the VOOC flash charge. Another interesting feature is the triple rear camera sensor for depth effect and 3D shots.
Meanwhile, paired with the Snapdragon 710 SoC processor is 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage, unfortunately, there is no space for expansion.
Display: 6.4-inch FHD+ 19.5:9 panel | processor: Snapdragon 710 SoC | RAM: 8GB| storage: 128GB (not expandable)| OS: Android 8.1 Camera: 12MP + 20MP + 3D TOF sensor and 20MP selfie snapper| battery: 3700mAh
Latest on the list of Snapdragon 710 phones is newly launched Vivo Z3. The device comes in a pair of the same hardware design but is the Vivo Z3 V1813DA that has Snapdragon 710 under the hood. The SoC is paired with 6GB RAM and 64GB or 128GB internal memory storage.
On the camera department is a dual camera setup that consists of a 16MP main shooter and 2MP sub sensor for bokeh effect. The selfie camera has a 12MP snapper for taking selfie shots.
Meanwhile, the phone is built around a 6.3-inch LCD display of 2280 x 1080px resolution. Vivo Z3 is equipped with 3315mAh battery that charges through Micro USB port for maximum power supply.
It would’ve been amazing if the device debuted with Android Pie but instead it comes preloaded with Android 8.1 (Oreo) and will go on sale from $250 in colors of Dream powder, Aurora Blue and Starry Night.
Display: 6.3-inch LCD 19:9 panel | processor: Snapdragon 710 SoC | RAM:6GB| storage: 128| OS: Android 8.1 Camera: 12MP + 2MP sensor and 12MP selfie snapper| battery: 3315mAh
LENOVO Z5 Pro
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Finally, Lenovo makes it to the list of Snapdragon 710 smartphones after unveiling the Z5 Pro. It features exact slider design with Mi Mix 3 while the screen size is also a 6.39-inch AMOLED supplied by Samsung. The device is a bit heavy at 210g and measures 9.3mm in thickness.
Meanwhile, the SD 710 SoC is paired with 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage, unfortunately, there’s no expansion slot. Contributed to the weight apart from the slider tech is a massive 3350mAh battery that supports 10W fast charging.
The slider houses on it a dual 16MP f/2.2 aperture sensor accompanied by an 8MP telephoto lens. At the back is also a dual 24MP f/1.8 aperture sensor paired with 16MP sub sensor for depth effect.
Display: 6.39-inch LCD 19:9 panel | processor: Snapdragon 710 SoC | RAM:6GB| storage: 128| OS: Android 8.1 Camera: 24MP + 16MP sensor and 16MP + 8MP selfie snapper| battery: 3350mAh
Samsung Galaxy A8s
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List of Snapdragon 710 phones keeps expanding with the latest addition Samsung Galaxy A8s. The device debuted as first Smartphone with a camera hole on the screen, which Samsung calls Infinity-O design.
Under the hood is SD 710 paired with 6 or 8GB RAM and internal storage of 128GB. It can be expanded using Micro SD up to 512GB.
Meanwhile, the screen measures 6.4-inches diagonally with 1080 x 2340px resolution and a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. To complement the large screen, there’s 3400mAh battery that supports adaptive fast charging through USB-C port. Unfortunately, Galaxy A8s runs Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box with Samsung UI on top.
At the back is a triple camera arrangement that consists of a 24MP main sensor with a large f/1.7 aperture. There’s a secondary 10MP telephoto lens with f/2.4 aperture, while the third 5MP lens is for depth sensing and has a f/2.0 aperture. Also there at the back is a fingerprint identification scanner.
Display: 6.4-inch LCP panel | processor: Snapdragon 710 SoC | RAM: 6 or 8 GB| storage: 128GB (expandable)| OS: Android 8.1| Camera: 24MP (10MP + 5MP) and 24MP selfie snapper| battery: 3400mAh
For now, the list of Snapdragon 710 phones is quite limited due to the fact that is barely months since the debut. But as the midrange market tries to close the gap with the premium segment, it won’t be long till will see more SD 710 powered devices. We will continue to update the list once there is a new member to the list.