Smartphone gaming has grown a lot throughout these years. After the release of big battle royale titles like PUBG Mobile, Call Of Duty Mobile, and Free Fire, we have seen a rise of gamers in the mobile gaming industry. And now since BattleGrounds Mobile India is officially available, the smartphone gaming industry is going to boom soon.
This has enabled more smartphones to be released with a powerful processor and a dedicated gaming mode to give a better experience for mobile gaming. Along with this, there are new accessories specifically built to enhance the gaming performance on smartphones.
With so many smartphones available in the market, there are a few that are best suited for gaming. Here we list out the Top 5 best gaming phones of 2021 to play BattleGrounds Mobile India.
Also read: OnePlus Mobile Price List In India
1. iQOO 7 Legend
iQOO is a well-known name for making powerful flagship smartphones at a budget flagship price. And with iQOO 7 Legend that was recently launched in May 2021, they have again shown it by giving the Snapdragon 888 in chipset in budget price.
iQOO 7 Legend has a new BMW-inspired design, giving it a very sporty look that most gamers would like. iQOO 7 Legend features a 6.62-inch AMOLED panel with a 394 PPI density. The display comes with HDR10+ support and a 120Hz refresh rate and can reach a peak brightness of 1300 nits.
The device runs on the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G processor and is the best available chipset in the market right now. The iQOO 7 can deliver the best gaming performance in the segment. And this coupled with dedicated gaming optimization and 120hz refresh rate display delivers snappy performance.
Talking about cameras it has a 48MP primary wide lens, 13 MP telephoto lens, and a 13MP ultrawide lens. For selfies, you get a 16MP f/2.2 wide front camera. The battery is 4000 mAh that supports 66W fast charging. Overall the device is a great buy and one of the best gaming phones in the under 40k price range.
Also Read: iQOO 7 Legend Review
2. Asus ROG Phone 5
The Asus ROG series is specially built for gamers and is one of the best gaming smartphones you can buy right now. It has a unique design, features, and software that are specially built to enhance the gaming experience.
The Asus ROG 5 comes in three variants – the ROG Phone 5, ROG Phone 5 Pro, and the ROG Phone 5 Ultimate. All the variants have slightly similar specs the only changes are in the Ram and Storage options. However, the major difference is in their design. The standard variant gets a monochromatic design while the later ones got an RGB design.
The device features a 6.78 inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with a 144 Hz refresh rate that gives the best display performance while gaming. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 with up to 18GB RAM. The device already has a cooling technology inside, but now you also get an additional AeroActive cooler fan that is limited to only Pro and Ultimate variants.
Being a smartphone dedicated to smartphone gaming, the cameras are quite average, but you do expect something better in this price range. The battery is 6000mAh which supports up to 65W of fast charging.
Also Read: Asus ROG Phone 5 Review
3. Poco X3 Pro
Poco X3 Pro is the best budget range gaming smartphone that was released just 2 months back. The main reason for its hype is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 860 processors, which easily outperforms all the competition in this price segment by a big margin.
It features a 6.67 inches FHD+ display with a 120 Hz refresh rate that plays a major role in giving a buttery smooth experience. The device also comes with LiquidCool Technology to keep a check on the thermals.
The fast storage and flagship-level processor help the processor in doing any processor-intensive tasks. You can easily play big title games like BattleGrounds Mobile India, COD Mobile, Asphalt 9 even on the high graphic settings.
The device also doesn’t disappoint in terms of cameras by featuring a quad-camera setup at the back. It has a 5160 mAh battery with 33W fast charging support. By looking at its price, Poco X3 Pro is the best gaming phones for just Rs. 20,000.
4. OnePlus 9
OnePlus 9 is a flagship smartphone by OnePlus making it a great choice for gamers. OnePlus is known for making great performance-driven devices at relatively budget pricing than its competitors.
The display has a high 120 Hz refresh rate that gives a smooth experience while gaming. It is powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G ensuring the best performance for any game you play.
OnePlus is also very popular for its super smooth Oxygen OS skin. And with the OnePlus 9, you’re getting a dedicated Gaming Mode, which comes with many customization options to maximize the gaming performance.
The cameras on this device are also top-notch as it features a quad-camera setup. The battery is a 4500 mAh battery with 65W fast charging support that ensures a long-lasting gaming experience. If you want a flagship-level performance in under 50k then the OnePlus 9 can be a great buy.
Also Read: OnePlus 9 Review
5. Xiaomi Mi 11X
The Xiaomi Mi 11X is a newly launched budget range smartphone. It features a 6.67-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display with a 120 Hz refresh rate. Mi 11X is powered by Snapdragon 870 chipset making it the best gaming device that you can get for under Rs. 30,000.
The performance of the Mi 11x is great and is much better than the competitor devices available in the same price segment. You can play any battle royale titles in the highest settings on this smartphone. The device is not only great in terms of gaming but can give you all-round performance. The device features a triple camera setup at the back with 48MP being its primary lens which delivers excellent results.
The battery is also decent, with a 4520 mAh battery with 33W fast charging support. If your budget is limited to 30k then, this is the best smartphone you can buy right now in that price segment.
Also Read: Xiaomi Mi 11x Review