Over the last couple of years, mobile gaming has levelled up with a number of live gaming experiences. Games with 3D graphics and heavy interface have moved from PS to your handset, and smartphone gaming has reached the epitome of success over the past years. We handpicked 5 best smartphones which are solely made for mobile gaming and offer an incredible experience.
Realme Narzo 20 Pro
The Realme Narzo 20 Pro smartphone is amongst the new gaming handsets which get a ‘Pro’ badge. Featuring a 6.5-inch 1080p display with a 90Hz refresh rate, the new handset is powered by an octa-core 2.05GHz MediaTek Helio G95 processor, aimed at premium users.
The enhanced MediaTek HyperEngine game technology features networking, great picture quality and resource management engines for seamless gameplay along with great responsive experience, ensuring a smooth and lag-free connection throughout gaming.
It also enables the option to defer calls while in-game without a drop in connection and ensures intelligent and dynamic management of the CPU, GPU, and memory.
Price in India: INR 13,999/-
Asus ROG Phone 3
A handset focusing on the needs of mobile gaming is the Asus ROG Phone 3 which comes with 6.59-inch Full HD + AMOLED display (2400 x 1080 pixels).
With a 144Hz screen refreshing rate, the handset is power by Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ processor along with Adreno 650 GPU, giving enough juice to have a lag-free gaming experience.
Talking about the camera, the handset comes with triple-rear camera setup with 64MP primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture, 13Mp ultra-wide lens with 125-degree FoV, and 5MP macro lens.
Price in India: INR 46,999/-
The dual-SIM (Nano) smartphone, realme 7 runs on Android 10 with realme UI over the top. Featuring a 6.5-inch full-HD display (1080 x 2400 pixels), the handset is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio G95 SoC, with HyperEngine game technology, multi-camera support, unrivalled connectivity, and AI Super-Resolution for video streams.
Coupled with ARM Mali-G76 MC4 GPU, the smartphone bags up to 8GB LPDDR4x RAM, giving enough strength for a flawless mobile gaming experience. For storage, the handset supports up to 128GB ROM that can be expanded via microSD through a dedicated slot.
Price in India: INR 16,999/-
The Poco X3 runs on Android 10 based MIUI 12. The phone has a 6.67-inch Full HD + display, which has Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. Powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G processor, the smartphones come with up to 8 GB RAM and up to 128 GB internal storage, which can be increased to 256 GB with a micro-SD card.
Price in India: INR 16,999/-
Micromax In Note 1
Featuring MediaTek chipsets, Micromax just made a comeback with two of its new handsets, the Micromax In Note 1 and Micromax In 1b. The In Note 1 is powered by the MediaTek Helio G85 mobile gaming-focused chipset and packs a 1GHz GPU and HyperEngine game enhancements to enable powerful and smooth gameplay on mobile devices.
The handset supports 4GB of RAM and up to 128GB of ROM. With a 6.67-inch FHD+ LCD display, the new gaming handset bags a 5,000 mAh battery with an 18W charging adapter in the box, the handset further supports reverse charging too.
Price in India: 10,999/-