Top 5 gaming smartphones available in India for PUBG, Fortnite
Both PUBG mobile and Fortnite have over 200 million users and around 30 million daily active users, according to The Verge. This crazy popularity comes because of the thrilling experience these games offer. However, they are heavy and power-hungry games that work best on smartphones with top-of-the-line specifications. So, if you're looking for a powerful gaming smartphone, look no further. Here are our picks.
ASUS ROG Phone: Priced at Rs. 69,999
The ASUS ROG Phone sports a 6-inch full-HD+ AMOLED display with 90Hz refresh rate, a 12MP+8MP dual rear-camera setup, and an 8MP selfie snapper. The phone comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor (clocked at 2.96GHz), 8GB RAM, and 128GB storage. It runs Android Oreo-based ROG Gaming UI and packs a 4,000mAh battery with 30W Quick Charge 4.0 support.
ASUS ROG Phone: Designed for pure gaming experience
Apart from the premium specifications, the ROG Phone features a 3D vapor cooling system and comes with a free clip-on AeroActive Cooler for extra cooling. Moreover, the handset offers dual USB Type-C ports, two programmable ultrasonic AirTriggers, adjustable RGB lighting, haptics feedback among other features.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9: Price starts at Rs. 67,900
While Note 9 comes off as a business phablet with a jazzy stylus, the device can deliver on all your gaming needs. It features a 6.4-inch QHD+ AMOLED notch-free display with IP68-rated build quality. The phone draws power from a Snapdragon 845/Exynos 9810 chipset, paired with 6GB/8GB RAM and upto 512GB of storage. Further, Note 9 packs a 4,000mAh battery with wireless charging support.
Galaxy Note 9: For gamers turned photographers and vice versa
Note 9 features a dedicated liquid-cooling technology and top-end internals for uncompromising gaming needs. Moreover, in terms of camera prowess, it is one of the best. The phone offers a 12MP+12MP dual rear-camera with a variable aperture (f/1.5-2.4) and a solid 8MP (f/1.7) front camera.
OnePlus 6T: Price starts at Rs. 37,999
Touted as the flagship killer, OnePlus 6T is the quintessential all-rounder. It comes with a 6.41-inch full-HD+ AMOLED display, with an in-display fingerprint sensor and Gorilla Glass 6 protection. The phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, paired with 6GB/8GB of RAM, 128GB/256GB of non-expandable storage and a 3,700mAh battery with fast charge support. It will surely offer the "speed you need".
OnePlus 6T checks all the boxes, including camera performance
While the OnePlus 6T is a well-designed powerhouse, it lives up to the quintessential all-rounder tag - thanks to impressive cameras. On the back, it has a 16MP+20MP camera module and a 16MP front camera. Also, OxygenOS offers a smooth and intuitive UX.
Nubia Red Magic: Priced at Rs. 29,999
The recently launched Nubia Red Magic is very much a solid gaming smartphone with an attractive design and inviting price tag. It features a 5.99-inch full-HD+ display, a 24MP (f/1.7) rear camera and an 8MP (f/2.0) front camera. The phone comes with last year's flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, 8GB RAM, and 128GB storage. Further, there's a 3,800mAh battery which supports fast charging technology.
Nubia Red Magic: Made for gamers
For unhindered gaming experience, the Nubia Red Magic comes with an air-cooling technology with nine radiation vents as well as three-layered graphite lamination technology. The phone also has a dedicated gaming button that allows you to disable notifications and activate GameBoost mode for improved performance.
Xiaomi Poco F1: Price starts at Rs. 19,999
Talking about the cost-value aspect, there is nothing like Xiaomi Poco F1. Touted as a budget beast, the phone offers a 6.18-inch full-HD+ notched display with a polycarbonate chassis. Under the hood, the phone gets a dedicated liquid cooling technology, a Snapdragon 845 processor, upto 8GB RAM and upto 256GB storage. Further, Poco F1 comes with a 4,000mAh battery with Quick Charge 4.0.
Xiaomi Poco F1: For the shutterbugs and selfie lovers
While Poco F1 offers beastly power, this inexpensive flagship has solid cameras as well. On the back, it has a dual-camera setup comprising a 12MP (f/1.9) Sony IMX363 sensor and a 5MP (f/2.0) depth sensor. Up front, there's a 20MP selfie shooter.