Best Gaming Phone 2018: Top 10 Smartphones For Gaming

Maricris Jose
7:18 PM

If you’re looking for the best smartphone for gaming this year, then there are numerous to choose from. To help you out here are the top 10 of them:

iPhone X

Even though the Macs aren’t meant for gaming, the iPhones are considered to be suitable for gaming purposes. As a matter of fact, iPhones are always one of the devices that always get best video games first. The iPhone X sports a bigger battery that the iPhone 8 Plus making it fit for gaming. Apart from that, its 5.8-inch OLED display will surely deliver plenty of screen space for the games together with the incredible contrast ratios.

iPhone 8 Plus

The iPhone 8 Plus features a less-showy Full HD display, but despite that, it is still great for gaming. The 5.5-inch screen of this phone is plenty spacious. Apple’s A11 Bionic CPU and graphics can deliver a good gaming experience. Aside from that it’s equipped with ARkit making it capable of delivering augmented reality video games.

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus are engineered with Snapdragon 845 and Adreno 630 graphics. The Galaxy S9 is armed with 4GB of RAM while the Galaxy S9 Plus flaunts 6GB of RAM making them both incredible performers when it comes to gaming.

Additionally, the Galaxy S9 has a pretty large and pretty sharp 1440 X 2960, 5.8-inch display, while the Galaxy S9 Plus has an even bigger 6.2-inch display with the same resolution. Both of these handsets feature Super AMOLED and support HDR10 for superb visuals.

The Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus also have Samsung’s Game Tools that can help in recording gameplay, taking screenshots, and keeping notifications out of the gamer’s way. On top of that, the South Korean tech giant also has remarkable Gear VR headsets that deliver sharp VR experiences through the Galaxy S9’s and S9 Plus’s pixel-dense displays.

Sony Xperia XZ2

Featuring 5.7-inch 1080 x 2160 HDR display and Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset, Sony’s Xperia XZ2 was able to make it on the list. Aside from the powerful processor, this hadnset also has dual front-facing speakers, for a superior stereo experience.

Its 3,180mAh battery delivers decent gaming battery life as well. Also, for the mobile gamers that need a huge library, Xperia XZ2 has microSD support that can provide up to 400GB of extra storage. One exclusive feature that the Xperia XZ2 has is Sony’s “Dynamic Vibration System” that offer console-like gaming experience.

Razer Phone

The Razer Phone is engineered by Snapdragon 835 and is furnished with 5.7-inch QHD display that has a refresh rate of 120Hz. This phone is powered by a massive 4,000mAh battery that can offer long playtimes. It also has some of the best phone speakers around for stunning game audio. Lastly, it has an expandable storage through microSD slot.

Moto Z2 Force

Motorola’s pride, the Z2 Force features a quality 5.5-inch Quad HD display. This smartphone is engineered by the powerful Snapdragon 835 chipset that’s suited for gaming. Aside from that, the Moto Z2 Force is VR ready and is certified Google Daydream-ready.

Google Pixel 2 XL

The Google Pixel 2 XL features a 6-inch screen with 1440 x 2880 pOLED panel. Thus, the visuals are crisp and it has an excellent contrast. This handset is engineered by Snapdragon 835 chipset, which delivers superb gaming performance in most phones meant for gaming. The Pixel 2 XL is also capable of offering VR content through the Daydream View headset.

LG V30

LG V30 is armed with a huge screen and the resilient processor that is needed offer a superb mobile gaming experience. This smartphone from the South Korean tech company features a 6-inch with 1440 x 2880 OLED display and is also Daydream-ready for gamers who wanted to dive into VR.

This device is powered by a 3,300mAh battery that can deliver a bit more game time than usual smartphone battery. It also has a microSD slot which means there’s plenty of room for games in case the built-in 64GB of storage isn’t enough for you.

Asus Zenfone 4 Pro

The Zenfone 4 Pro sports a 5.5-inch screen with Full HD and AMOLED display. It’s fortified by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset and a huge 3,600mAh battery. This smartphone from Asus has microSD support, which implies that there’s plenty of room for movies, games or files that you have to save on your phone.

Samsung Galaxy S8

Another Samsung pride that made it on the list is the Galaxy S8. This handset features a 1440×2960 Super AMOLED and a 3,000mAh capacity battery. It is also compatible with the Gear VR headset.

In addition, the Samsung Galaxy S8 is engineered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset or Exynos 8895 for most of the world. Lastly, similar to the Galaxy S9, the Galaxy S8 can also be connected to a Samsung DeX Pad.

These are the top 10 gaming mobile phones that can provide a superb gaming experience. Which one do you think suits you best? Share your thoughts with us in the comment section below.

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Maricris is a writer who has spent two years writing about trending news and viral contents. Technology is her most favorite niche as she worked before as a Sales Associate in a leading and well-known gadget store in the Philippines.Email Maricris-
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