Technology companies are launching more and more gaming smartphones considering how much that audience has grown. Even today, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi launched its gaming handset Black Shark 2 in India. The company has said that the device has features that would enhance the experience for gamers who like to play heavy games. However, that is not the only smartphone that you can buy if you like gaming. Here’s a list of gaming smartphones that you can buy in India right now:
OnePlus 7 Pro
OnePlus 7 Pro has been launched recently by the Chinese smartphone brand and it has a number of features that make it a worthy gaming smartphone. Firstly, it is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 processor and has up to 12GB of RAM. In addition to this, the refresh rate of its display is 90Hz, which will surely enhance the experience of gaming on it. OnePlus 7 Pro also has a Liquid cooling technology which ensures that the smartphone doesn’t heat up while gaming.
Xiaomi Black Shark 2
The newly launched Black Shark 2 is especially aimed at gamers. The smartphone comes with the Liquid Cool 3.0 technology that, according to the company, increase the heat dissipation by 20 times. Xiaomi Black Shark 2 also has Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Elite Gaming that helps it in delivering an enhanced gaming experience. It also comes with pressure-sensing Magic Press technology. Powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC, Black Shark 2 comes with Adreno 640 GPU and up to 12GB of RAM. In other words, it has everything that a smartphone needs for gaming.
Asus ROG Phone
Asus ROG Phone is the Taiwanese smartphone maker’s gaming-centric offering. Asus ROG Phone runs Android 8.1 Oreo skinned with the company’s ROG Gaming UI. The device is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor clubbed with Adreno 630 GPU that is said to be optimized for gaming. The handset comes with 8GB of RAM. Asus ROG Phone’s gaming-centric features include GameCool vapour-chamber cooling system, side-mounted ports, two programmable ultrasonic AirTriggers and advanced force-feedback haptics.
Huawei P30 Pro
Although primarily known for photography, Huawei P30 Pro smartphone also aces in gaming. The smartphone is powered by 1.8GHz Cortex-A55 Kirin 980 octa-core processor clubbed with 8GB of RAM. Put together, these internals proved to be powerful enough to handle the heaviest of games.
Samsung Galaxy S10+
Samsung Galaxy S10+ is one among the best smartphones for gaming that you can find today. Powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 SoC, Samsung Galaxy S10+ comes with a massive 12GB RAM. With a combination of these two, there isn’t a game that wouldn’t run smoothly on the Samsung Galaxy S10+.
No matter what kind of games you play, they cannot be too heavy for iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, Apple’s current flagship smartphones. The devices are powered by Apple’s own A12 Bionic chipset, and the processor can handle very heavy usage. It manages to do well even with the most graphic-hungry games.
While OnePlus 7 does not have some of the premium features that the OnePlus 7 Pro has, it is powered by the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC. The handset comes with up to 8GB of RAM. As we have mentioned earlier, the combination of Snapdragon 855 SoC with a massive RAM always means that the device can handle heavy games.
Vivo V15 Pro
Here’s another photography-centric smartphone that performed very well in terms of gaming during our time with you. Even with its Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 processor, the device did a good job even with games like PUBG Mobile during our time with it. The smartphone’s 6GB RAM also supports enhanced gaming performance.
The affordable iPhone of the year, iPhone XR, is powered by the exact same processor as iPhone XS, even though the RAM in the device may be slightly lesser. However, this surely does not affect the gaming performance of the smartphone as we have used the iPhone XR for playing some very heavy games. You wouldn’t regret buying it if you are a gamer.
Razer Phone 2
Razer smartphones are known for their gaming. However, Razer Phone 2 is not available in India yet. The smartphone comes with Snapdragon 845 SoC and 8GB of RAM. The gaming-centric features of the Razer Phone 2 include vapour chamber cooling, wireless charging and water resistance. In addition to this, the battery of the Razer Phone 2 supports Qualcomm QuickCharge+.
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