We talk a lot about gaming nowadays. Gaming has become so much essential for people now, as it helps a lot in killing boredom and refreshing mind. Many take gaming as a career by making youtube videos. Where some play computer games, some are interested in mobile gaming.
In these circumstances, a doubt comes in people’s mind about which phone is best suitable for gaming. They consult others and get their solutions. Let’s first talk about the features of a mobile suitable for gaming. It must be an Android of course! It should have a RAM of 4 GB or above, though 2 GB RAM is the minimum need, we are talking about heavy gaming phones.
Again, internal storage should be above 64 GB, with screen size being 5.99 inches or more. Further, a battery capacity of 3500 mAh or higher can boost the gaming performance. And a good processor is needed too. But, which Android phone ha ask these features? Confusing question, right?
10 Best Gaming Smart Phones 2018
So here I will discuss 10 best smartphones suitable for gaming purpose. I am a heavy gamer, so I can assure you about listing deserving phones only!
Here they are –
1. RAZER PHONE
This phone truly dedicates itself to gaming and is made only for hardcore mobile gamers. It is powered by Snapdragon 835 processor. It has whopping 8 GB RAM and has 64 GB of internal memory that can be expanded up to 512 GB so as to help smooth gaming. The sound is an essential element of gaming and this one has shark front-facing speakers to give you ultimate sound experience while gaming. Added to these is the 5.7-inch screen with 1440×2560 pixels resolution and world’s first 120 Hz refresh rate to ensure great gaming experience.
2. XIAOMI BLACK SHARK
A Xiaomi has entered the phone market like a storm and has taken out all other brands, at least for now. And apart from the awesome mid-range smartphones, it just brought out it’s phone solely made for gaming, named Xiaomi Black Shark. This phone he looks as well as working. It is powered by Snapdragon 845 processor, best for gaming and has a humongous 6 GB/8 GB RAM variant with 64 GB/128 GB internal storage. Who needs more than this? And the 6-inch display with 18:9 aspect ratio and 2160×1080 pixel resolution sit in the stack. Added to these is a new and advanced Liquid Cooling Technology, a form of PC cooling tech, which instantly cools your device if it heats up due to over usage. Need more? The special One-Touch Shark Key, something like a gaming pad boosts your gaming. It’s in two variants – black-green or grey-black.
3. NUBIA RED MAGIC
You remember the company ZTE? It’s now out of the market but it has launched a gaming phone with its subsidiary Nubia, The Red Magic. The phone is powered by a Snapdragon 835 processor and has 4 GB/ 6 GB RAM variant accompanied by a 6-inch display with an 18:9 aspect ratio and 3800 mAh battery. It has an angular rear design which Nubia claims to keep the smartphone cool by offering more surface area. Apart from these, the device has three vents that dispose the heat during over usage to keep the phone cool. For beautification, the phone has RGB LED Light Panel which is placed horizontally on the rear side, which is said to be customized to show up 16 million color variants. Beautiful, isn’t it?
4. APPLE IPHONE X
Only the users may know that iPhone X offers a great gaming experience. It comes with a 5.8-inch full HD+ display with 2436×1125 pixels resolution. It is powered by 1.3 GHz Apple A11 Bionic hexa-core processor and has 3 GB+ 256 GB or 4 GB + 256 GB RAM and internal storage variant. Having a battery of 2716 mAh, it may not seem a good gaming phone at first sight, but it best suitable for running AR apps and games like Phoenix 2, Super Mario Run, Monument Valley 2 etc. So if you are planning to get a branded phone like iPhone and Assisi in for gaming, this is a choice.
5. HUAWEI P20 PRO
This is the latest offering from Huawei, which lets you play heavy games without choppiness or lagging. Where the main highlight is its Triple-Camera Feature, the phone is suitable for gaming as well. Powered by Kirin 970 processor from Huawei’s own branding, this phone also has Mali-G72 MP12 which handles most of the gaming tasks as well. It has 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage, accompanied by a 6.1-inch FHD+ display. But the best fact is that the phone has a notch, but it adjusts itself to the particular games which don’t support the notch-resolution, thus completely removing it during playing.
6. SONY XPERIA XZ PREMIUM
This flagship phone from Sony is much liked by gamers due to its feature of working with PlayStation 4 gaming console. If you have one, then you can stream genes on this phone by using the PlayStation app. It is powered by Snapdragon 835 processor skiing with 4 GB RAM. It offers a faster memory access which ensures smooth gameplay. But the limelight in the phone is that it is best suitable for games with high graphics as it is World’s first phone with 4K HDR Display, which makes colors deeper and brighter.
7. GALAXY NOTE 8
Samsung joins the list with its Galaxy Note 8, which has a full-ER screen, even on the sides. It indeed offers a great gaming experience with its BIG screen, which is a Super AMOLED Display with 2960×1440 pixel resolution and 18.5:9 aspect ratio. If you are a gamer, you would really want a large screen gaming experience. Further, it is powered by Snapdragon 835 processor and comes with 6GB variant. Enough right?
8. MOTO Z2 PLAY
The name says everything. It is one of the best mid-range gaming smartphones. The fact that it supports smooth gameplay in games like Asphalt 8, Modern Combat 5, Nova 3 is nice. It is powered by Snapdragon 636 processor and has 3 GB/ 4 GB RAM variants, along with 6.1 inch Super AMOLED 1080p display. It is also suitable for a long gaming experience with its 3000 mAh battery asking with TurboPower Charging, i.e. 50% charge in 30 minutes. Lenovo has also introduced a few Moto Mods, including a gamepad which provides dual-control sticks, a D-pad, and four action buttons, and a Moto pod has its own 1035 mAh battery to aid gaming longevity.
9. ONEPLUS 6
OnePlus has launched quite a few smartphones which are too good for gaming, like OnePlus 3T or OnePlus 5T, but the new OnePlus 6 is it. The bezel-less full-screen display enhances gaming and gives smooth and lag-free gaming. The newly launched device is powered by a Snapdragon 845 processor with 6 GB RAM. The 6.1 inches full-screen AMOLED display gives enough pleasure to gamers and the battery life is long as well.
10. HONOR 8
This is a camera-centric smartphone, but when it comes to gaming, it is good as well. It can prove to be your savior if you want a mid-range smartphone under ₹ 30,000 good for gaming. It plays heavy games like Nova 3 and Modern Combat 5 quite well but Asphalt 8 can disappoint you a bit. Overall the gaming experience is nice, lag-free and has no heating issues. It is powered by Huawei’s own Kirin 950 – CPU Octa-core processor and is available in 4 GB and 64 GB variant.
These are a few awesome smartphones that can ensure great gaming experience. What do you say?