As more heavy games are made, you will need a more powerful smartphone to enjoy your gaming experience on them. Some smartphones have massive power which made the ideal for gaming. Some smartphone manufacturers have taken it up to create special gaming phones which offers a complete gaming experience. These gaming phones don’t just keep lots of power but also high refresh rate, comprehensive gaming modes, good display and more.
Below you’ll find the list of the very best Android phone in 2020 for gaming.
1. OnePlus 8 Pro
The OnePlus 8 Pro was released in the month of April, 2020.
It is powered by a top-end Snapdragon 865 chipset, along with up to 12GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage, so you get flagship power. As for the screen, the OnePlus 8 Pro has a 6.78-inch 1440 x 3168 one with a 120Hz refresh rate, so it’s big, sharp, and smooth. It has 5G and 4G LTE (with most global bands) support so you can game online without lag.
It has a massive 4510 mAh battery so you can have for a long time without charging. When it comes to charging, it supports 30W fast wired charging and 30W fast wireless charging. It runs on Android 10.
2. Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra/S20+/S20
The Samsung Galaxy S20, Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus and S20 Ultra are obvious inclusions for this list, seeing as how they’re the latest entries in the most high-profile Android flagship range around.
The S20 series are powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset if you’re in US or the Exynos 990 globally, with up to 16GB of RAM(Max).
As for screen, the S20/S20+/S20 Ultra has 6.2″/6.7″/6.9″ QHD+ Dynamic AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate on FHD+. They also pack big batteries, giving you either 4,000mAh or 4,500mAh or 5000mAh to play with in the Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20 Plus and Galaxy S20 Ultra respectively. They have support for fast wired charging and fast wireless charging. They all run on Android 10.
3. Xiaomi Black Shark 3 & Black Shark 3 Pro
The Black Shark 3 and Black Shark 3 Pro are the third generation gaming phones from Chinese firm Xiaomi’s gaming arm, and it builds well on its predecessor adding more power and a better screen into the mix.
They both feature Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset with 8/12GB of RAM and 128-512GB of storage. As for screen the Black Shark 3 has a 6.67-inch AMOLED display with 1080×2400 pixels and 90Hz refresh rate, The Black Shark 3 Pro had a 7.1-inch AMOLED display with 1440×3120 pixels and 90Hz refresh rate.
It has 5G and 4G LTE network support which allows online gaming without lag.
They give you 4720mAh or 5000mAh battery with 65W fast charge for the Black Shark 3 and Black Shark 3 Pro respectively. They both run on Android 10.
4. Nubia Red Magic 5G
The Nubia Red Magic 5G has the world’s first 144Hz smartphone screen, which makes it ideal for gaming, as that’s a silky smooth refresh rate.
It has a 6.65-inch screen with 1080×2340 pixels resolution. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset with 8/12GB of RAM and 128/256GB of internal storage.
It has a massive 4500mAh battery which will ensure more gaming time. It supports 5G and 4G LTE network which will make online gaming lag-free.
5. Asus ROG Phone 2
The Asus ROG Phone 2 has almost all the features mobile gamers need, including a staggeringly large 6,000mAh battery (for extended gaming sessions), and a slick 120Hz AMOLED screen, in a large 6.59-inch size. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ chipset with 12GB of RAM and masses of storage.
Being made specifically for gamers, it also has features you won’t find on most other phones, such as a clip-on fan, which is included in the box. It runs on Android 9 Pie.
There’s also built-in software to help you tailor your gaming experience, for example, overclocking the already meaty CPU, and adjusting the fan speed.
6. Xiaomi Black Shark 2
The Black Shark 2 is the second generation gaming phone from Chinese firm Xiaomi’s gaming arm, and it builds well on its predecessor adding more power and a better screen into the mix.
It has a 6.39-inch screen with 1080×2340 pixels resolution.
It features the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset with 6/8/12GB of RAM and 128/256GB of internal storage.
It has a 4000mAh battery with support for fast charging. It runs on Android 9 Pie.
Combining a great camera, excellent internals and improved gaming credentials over the original, the Black Shark 2 is a triple threat that betters most of its gaming phone rivals.