Gaming on mobile devices is quite popular which is why the number of apps which offer games has rapidly increased over the past few years. For some of us, they help us pass the time but for others, gaming can be quite an essential part of escaping life, especially for those who love playing home game consoles such as PlayStations and Xbox 360. Mobile gaming has come a long way from Nokia’s green screen Snake to more advanced software games such as Candy Crush and Angry Birds. As the smartphone evolves, it has become another outlet for home console games.
The power in modern phones and the efforts to increase the user experience has given birth to virtual games like Pokemon Go. While the latest phone providers such as Apple and Samsung have devices which are capable of running the most demanding mobile games, the market for gaming is so popular that there are phones which you can be purchased, dedicated to offering users the very best gaming experience compared to more generalised mass-market phones.
One of the main advantages of purchasing phones which are made for gaming is the fact that they are made with specialised hardware and software with added functions to help gamers. The internals of the device is often boosted in RAM or have powerful CPU of GPU’s to help the phone keep up with the game. Some also come with liquid cooling functions to prevent the device from overheating.
When purchasing a gaming phone, the specification of the device is quite significant depending on the types of games they are purchased for. For some games, having the very best technology will help it run smoothly. For more puzzle based games, splashing out on top tier tech form high-end smartphones is unnecessary.
Due to the high-level technology that is packed into gaming phones, it does make them quite expensive in comparison to other phones on the market as they are specifically designed to give users the best gaming experiences. Another downside to purchasing a gaming phone is that not many networks offer deals for gaming phones as they do for Apple and Samsung phones which means there’s a good chance the handset would have to be brought outright.
Here’s a look at the top three best gaming phones on the market at the moment for 2019.
With pure ROG gaming DNA at its core, its world-beating, speed-binned 2.96GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform and Adreno 630 GPU deliver epic performance, it has a unique GameCool vapour-chamber cooling system with detachable AeroActive Cooler for an extra cooling boost and sustains high frame rates in the heat of battle the phone has a no-compromise AMOLED display and an ultra-comfortable design feature with unique side-mounted ports, ultra-responsive game controls. It also includes programmable ultrasonic AirTriggers and advanced haptics.
The Razer Phone is still the only smartphone with a true 120Hz screen, and that includes both touch sampling and display refresh rate. Its 5.7” screen boasts a 120Hz 1440×2560 IGZO display. The Razer Phone 2 features a Snapdragon 845 2.8GHz processor, with a vapor-chamber cooling system that allows heat to spread throughout the phone via a custom vapour chamber which vastly increases the surface area for heat to dissipate. The Razer Phone 2 also Features dual lenses with dual Sony IMX Sensors and a wide lens with optical image stabilisation. Built into the phone, the Razer Phone 2 features an illuminated Razer logo with customizable Razer Chroma™ RGB lighting. Its also has an industry-leading 4000 mAh battery that supports Qualcomm QuickCharge+. A Razer Chroma™ wireless charging base station which features Wireless Fast Charging technology.
The Xiaomi Black Shark houses Snapdragon™ 855 Up to 12GB + 256GB with Direct Touch Multilayer Liquid Cooling features direct touch multilayer liquid cooling system with full coverage with an oversized cooling plate which reduces core temperatures by up to 14°C.
The phone also has Black Shark Gaming AI, the world’s lowest Latency Touch with a report rate up to 240Hz and response time of just 43.5ms, its ultra-low latency touch provides the fastest input response, and it also has Ludicrous Mode Performance Boost. Custom-tuned for gaming, the phones ultra-widescreen TrueView display produces realistic, natural, and incredibly accurate colours. The Black Shark 2’s dual RGB strips intelligently sync with in-game effects. Inspired by the bold lines and subtle curves of a luxury sports car, the Black Shark 2 is ergonomically crafted from aviation-grade frosted metal and glass.