Since the introduction of high demanding games like PUBG Mobile and Fortnite, smartphone gaming is taking a boom. This has made smartphone manufacturers get into manufacturing smartphones that are targeted only towards gamers. Higher performance chipsets and high refresh rate screens are a few key features of these phones. Here are the top 5 gaming smartphones to get in November 2018.
Asus ROG Phone
Asus has recently expanded its portfolio in India by introducing the ROG Phone in the country. Republic of Gamers is a brand that every gamer has heard of and also has a lot of fans. ROG Phone comes with RGB lighting and a fast refresh rate of 90Hz, that too on an OLED panel. It also sports a connector for the various ROG accessories. In India, the phone is available with a price tag of Rs. 69,999.
Razer Phone 2
Razer has recently unveiled the successor to the much popular Razer Phone. Razer was one of the first companies to enter the gaming smartphone market. Razer Phone 2 features a glass sandwich design, glowing logo at the back and a 120Hz IPS display up front. The phone is available in the US for USD 799.
Nubia Red Magic Mars
Just like most gaming smartphones, the Nubia Red Magic Mars also needs to be imported as it is not available in India and other countries as of now. The smartphone comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor and up to 10GB of RAM. It also offers DTS 7.1 audio support and runs on Google's latest Android Pie operating system. It is selling in China at a starting price of CNY 2,699.
Xiaomi BlackShark 2
Xiaomi has a sub-brand called BlackShark made specifically for gaming smartphones. Their latest offering, BlackShark 2 is available for CNY 3,199. It is the first Android smartphone to offer up to 10GB of RAM. Being a gaming phone, it also has RGB lighting on its sides. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 and features a 6.01-inch AMOLED display.
Xiaomi Poco F1
If you are willing to give up on the build and design that other gaming phones have, the Poco F1 will save you a ton of cash. It comes with a liquid cooling system and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chip, which makes it one of the best gaming smartphones under Rs. 25,000.