Let me introduce to you all 10 smartphones for gamers, created expecially for gamers that love casual gaming on the go. Some of them have that unique design, and some look like normal everyday smartphones that we see everyday. Let's see if really are what they say they are and if the phone specs are really good for gaming.

 

 

Honor View 20

Honor View 20 Dual Sim 256GB Blue (8GB RAM)

 Display 6.4-inch FHD, 1080 x 2310
 Processor HiSilicon Kirin 980
 Operating system Android 9
 Memory 8GB of RAM
 Internal storage 256GB
 Battery 4000mAh
 Primary camera 48 MP, f/1.8
 Selfie camera 25 MP, f/2.0

Here we have the Honor View 20,  one of the most innovative designed smartphone for gamers. It comes with a hardware spec that's good enough for gaming. Under the hood is a powerful Kirin 980 processor, 8GB of system memory, 256GB of internal storage, and a 4000mAh battery.

Don't be fooled with this one. This smartphone can run the latest games such as PUBG and Fortnite well at up to 60 FPS. The smartphone also comes with a unique cooling system so that it doesn't heat up during intense gaming sessions.

I think that's good enough for a gaming smartphone. Click here below to find out more of its features. And yes it comes at an affordable price. Check to see below.  

 

 

Razer Phone 2

Razer Phone 2 64GB Mirror Black (8GB RAM)

Display 5.7-inch HD+, 1440 x 2560px
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Operating system Android
Memory 8GB of RAM
Internal storage 64GB
Battery 4000mAh
Primary camera Dual; 12 MP, f/1.8 (wide) + 12 MP, f/2.6
Selfie camera 8 MP, f/2.0

Next comes the Razer Phone 2 named one of the best smartphone for gamers. If you want a smartphone purely for gaming, then this one is a great option. It also has a dual-lens camera setup, that takes good enough pictures.

Under the hood, the phone comes with a Snapdragon 845 processor, 8GB of system memory, 64GB of internal storage and a 4000mAh battery. 

Well, with this one the hardware spec has been optimized to handle most mobile games, delivering great overall system performance, outstanding graphics and smooth game-play. Click here below to find out more of its features.

 

 

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

Samsung Galaxy S9+ Plus Dual Sim G965FD 64GB Black

Display 6.2-inch HD+, 1440 x 2560
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Operating system Android
Memory 6GB of RAM
Internal storage 64GB
Battery 3500mAh
Primary camera Dual: 12 MP (f/1.5) + 12 MP (f/2.4)
Selfie camera 8 MP (f/1.7)

If you want a cheaper, but older model that looks good, plays games well, and was 2018's top-of-the-range smartphone for gamers, then look no further than the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus. Inside is a Snapdragon 845 processor with 6GB of system memory, 64GB internal storage, and a 3500mAh battery.

It may have a lower battery power but the hardware specs are in pair with the latest gaming smartphones today, meaning that it can deliver good game-play and good graphics content.

It you want to check out the latest Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus, click to see my review. Click here below to find out more of its features.

 

 

Sony Xperia XZ2

Sony Xperia XZ2 H8296 Dual Sim 64GB Silver (6GB RAM)

Display 5.7-inch FHD, 1080 x 2160
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Operating system Android
Memory 6GB of RAM
Internal storage 64GB
Battery 3180mAh
Primary camera 19 MP, f/2.0 (wide)
Selfie camera 5 MP, f/2.2

 If you fancy yourself a gaming smartphone that features great sound quality, then this is the perfect smartphone for you. Introducing the Sony Xperia XZ2. This smartphone phone comes with a Snapdragon 845 processor, 6GB of system memory, 64GB internal storage, and a 3180mAh battery. 

Overall, the phone has included features to optimize your gaming experience similar to a console. It has dual-shock and can be a use as a second screen for console gaming as well. It retails as the cheaper of gaming smartphones. 

 

 

Apple iPhone XS Max

Apple iPhone XS Max 64GB Gold (eSIM)

Display 6.5-inch HD+, 1242 x 2688px
Processor Apple A12 Hexa-core
Operating system iOS
Memory 4GB of RAM
Internal storage 256GB
Battery 3174mAh
Primary camera Dual camera, 12 MP, f/1.8 (wide) + 12 MP, f/2.4 (telephoto)
Selfie camera 7 MP, f/2.2

Here we have an iPhone that is a great smartphone for gaming. Introducing the Apple iPhone XS Max. Under the hood we have an Apple A12 processor, 4GB of system memory, 256GB internal storage and a 3174mAh battery.

With gaming, games like Fortnite run pretty well on the smartphone. It does heat up after long gaming sessions but it maintains frame rate, optimizing game play and gaming graphics. Overall, the low system memory may seem a factor, unlike other competitors, yet it maintains good system and gaming performance. Click here below to find out more of its features.   

 

 

ASUS ROG Phone

ASUS ROG Phone ZS600KL 128GB Black (8GB RAM)

Display 6-inch FHD, 1080 x 2160px
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Operating system Android 8.1
Memory 8GB of RAM
Internal storage 128GB
Battery 4000mAh
Primary camera Dual, 12 MP, f/1.8 (wide) + 8 MP (ultra-wide)
Selfie camera 8 MP, f/2.0 (wide)

Next is another smartphone for gamers. It's from the famous gaming brand ASUS. I give you the ASUS ROG Phone. This one has an interesting design, that comes with apps that can help optimize gaming accordingly.

This one comes with a Snapdragon 845, with 8GB phone memory, 128GB internal storage, and a 4000mAh battery.

This smartphone has been regarded as one of the elite gaming smartphones competing with the Razer Phone 2. It is one of the most powerful gaming smartphones in the market thanks to the hardware specs, so hardcore gamers will enjoy using this one. Click here below to find out more of its features and to purchase.

 

 

Xiaomi Black Shark 2

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Dual Sim 128GB Black (6GB RAM)

Display 6.4-inch FHD, 1080 x 2340px
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
Operating system Android 9.0
Memory 6/8GB of RAM
Storage 128GB storage
Battery 4000mAh
Primary camera Dual, 48 MP, f/1.8, (wide) + 12 MP, f/2.2, (telephoto), 2x optical zoom
Selfie camera 20 MP, f/2.0

The Xiaomi Black Shark 2 gaming smartphone comes with a Snapdragon 855, with 8GB phone memory, 128 GB internal storage and a 4000mAh battery.

The phone is well-known for its long battery life, good overall phone performance, features and accessories, unique design, and the cheaper price. Sadly though, it's only available in certain countries especially in Europe and in Asian. If you manage to find one, get it. It's competing with one of the best.       

 

 

Google Pixel 3 XL

Google Pixel 3 XL G013C 64GB Black (4GB RAM)

Display 6.4-inch FHD, 1080 x 2340px
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Operating system Android 9.0
Memory 8GB of RAM
Storage 128 GB storage
Battery 3430mAh
Primary camera 12.2 MP, f/1.8, 28mm (wide)
Selfie camera Dual, 8 MP, f/1.8 (wide) + 8 MP, f/2.2 (ultrawide)

Here we have the Google Pixel 3XL smartphone, that comes with a Snapdragon 845, 128GB internal storage, 8GB phone memory and battery power of 3430 mAh.

Gaming on this gaming smartphone is great. The graphics look good and gameplay works well with the phone's hardware. It's price may be high but you get what you pay for. Click here below to find out more. 

 

 

Apple iPhone XR

Apple iPhone XR 64GB Black (eSIM)

Display 6.1-inch HD, 828 x 1792px
Processor Apple A12
Operating system iOS 12
Memory 3GB of RAM
Internal storage 128GB
Battery 2942 mAh
Primary camera 12 MP, f/1.8 (wide)
Selfie camera 7 MP, f/2.2 (standard)

Looking for a cheaper iPhone that has the hardware specs to support games? Then here we have the Apple iPhone XR smartphone. It is cheaper, comes with the choice of six colors: Black, Blue, White, Yellow, Coral, and Red, and 3 models to choose from.

Inside we have the Apple A12 processor, with 3GB of RAM, 128GB of internal storage, and battery power of 2942 mAh. This is not an elite gaming phone, but it's passable. With a refresh rate of 60Hz, decent game play and good-looking graphics, it sure can pass as a good phone for gaming. 

 

Nokia 6.1

Nokia 6.1 Dual Sim TA-1068 64GB White

Display 5.5-inch FHD, 1080 x 1920px
Processor Snapdragon 630
Operating system Android 8.0
Memory 3GB of RAM
Internal storage 32GB (microSD, up to 256GB)
Battery 3000mAh
Primary camera 16 MP, f/2.0, 27mm (wide)
Selfie camera 8 MP, f/2.0

The Nokia 6.1 is known as Nokia's budget gaming smartphone. It comes with a Snapdragon 630 processor, 3GB phone memory, 32GB of internal storage and 3000mAh. 

Sadly, the internal storage is low, phone memory is low but the battery life is decent. It's like a normal smartphone and you may get away with casual gaming. If you are not so concerned about getting the latest and greatest technology from a gaming phone, and are happy with a simple budget gaming smartphone,  then the Nokia 6.1 is for you.

 

Closing Off

So there you have it, 10 gaming smartphones to choose from should you be looking around for smartphone with a little more spark, gaming spark to say the least. Out of these, here are my 3 top picks.

3rd Pick: ASUS ROG Phone. It has a unique look and design, great gaming performance and has loads of gaming accessories. It is pricey though but you get what you pay. 

2nd Pick: iPhone XS Max. It has the longest screen than these listed here, great gaming performance, great choice of colours and hardware specs. If it was not so expensive it would be my first pick.

1st Pick: Honor View 20. It just has this amazing and unique external texture design, it takes great quality pictures, great gaming performance and best of all it is cheaper.       

I hope this post has helped you out or made you consider getting a gaming smartphone. If you do decide on getting one, think of these listed here.  Thanks for reading up my post, hope you enjoy it. Oh, and one last thing,...

What are you waiting for? Make a choice, click to find out more and get yourself a gaming smartphone. You won't be disappointed. Any questions or comments, please like them below. 

Thank you for reading my post. See you next time.  

 

 

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4 thoughts on “10 Best Smartphones for Games”

  1. Wow. I didn’t know there are phones specialized for gaming! There are professional gamers. Off course, they don’t want to lose any chances in playing games. They should use phones for the highest performance. Please keep helpful posting about new techs which ordinary people like me can’t find.

    1. That’s my aim: to let our fellow users know these techno marvels and see or spark an interest.
      Thank you for the comment. Don’t keep it to yourself now, let others know, spread the work, pass on the info so that others know what’s what.

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