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Top 5 Phones to Play PUBG Mobile: Get Chicken Dinner As Smooth As You Can!

By Sidhant Gupta - 
Mon, 17 Feb'20
Top 5 Phones to Play PUBG Mobile

Battle Royal games have gained a lot of traction in the last two years and people have now been addicted to these games since then. Some of the popular Battle Royal games are PUBG Mobile and Fortnite Mobile. But users prefer PUBG Mobile over all other games such as Call Of Duty Mobile and Fortnite. Also, not all smartphones are capable enough to play these graphics intense games smoothly. While the mid-range devices can play PUBG at HD graphics settings, only phones with flagship processors can run these games at maxed-out Ultra settings.

If you are one of those people who like to play PUBG Mobile on their phones and are confused about which phone to choose, you are at the right place. This article will be dedicated to sorting out phones which are the best ones to play PUBG Mobile on in 2020.

Also read: Mobile Phones With The Best Display

ASUS ROG Phone 2:

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The Best Gaming Smartphone Currently available in the Indian Market is the ASUS ROG Phone 2. The ROG Phone sports the flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ CPU. It also has the Adreno 640 GPU which can handle all the games like PUBG Mobile with ease. The battery capacity on the smartphone is excellent at 6,000mah. This allows the users to play games for extended periods of time without thinking about battery loss. Also, the additional bonus comes in with the 120Hz Refresh Rate screen provided on the smartphone.

The ASUS ROG Phone 2 comes with Air Triggers on the right side of the phone which are customisable, acting as two additional hardware pressure-sensitive buttons. The phone has built-in software tweak with an app known as Game Genie. This helps users map custom buttons, record, and stream videos directly to Youtube, Twitch and more. PUBG Mobile by default runs at High Graphics which is set to HDR + Ultra. This is the current maximum settings for the Indian version of PUBG Mobile.

ASUS also additionally offers some accessories that can be purchased separately. These include a Twin View Dock, Kunai Gamepad, Aeroactive Cooler 2, Aero Case, Mobile Desktop Dock and lot more. They help in improving the smartphone gaming experience.

iPhone 11 Pro Max:

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While this is not a gaming-oriented smartphone, the iPhone 11 Pro Max excels when it comes to gaming. Apple’s A13 Bionic Chipset coupled with its GPU is by far the most powerful chipset ever seen on a smartphone. This new chipset and GPU provide overall performance and graphics boost of up to 50 percent. PUBG Mobile runs at the max settings by default on this phone and the gameplay is smooth. The display and the speakers on the iPhone 11 Pro Max are extraordinary. While the 3.5mm headphone jack from the smartphone is missing, one can purchase the adapter that Apple sells officially.

While iPhones don’t have any specific gaming modes or accessories, the optimizations provided by Apple makes up for it. The battery life on the phone is excellent as well, coming in at a capacity of 3,969mAh and support for fast wired and wireless charging, the iPhone 11 Pro Max makes up for a completely immersive smartphone gaming experience

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+:

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ is a go-to device if you want a smartphone for all purposes like gaming, photography and more. The biggest advantage you get by purchasing the Note 10+ is in terms of Display, the Note 10+ has a beautiful and large QHD+ Super AMOLED Display which makes up for an immersive experience. Also, under the hood, it is being powered by Samsung’s Exynos 9825 Chipset coupled with Mali G76 MP12 GPU. The sound output from the phone is great, Samsung also offers Game Launcher with their phones, which is set to increase gaming performance, optimize the battery while gaming, silent all the notifications and more.

The phone is offered with up to 12GB of RAM and paired with a 4,300mah battery also extends the period of gaming. The smartphone misses out on the 3.5mm headphone jack but it is not a major problem considering the industry trends currently.

OnePlus 7T Pro:

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The current Flagship offering from OnePlus, the OnePlus 7T Pro is a deadly gaming machine. This phone while not specifically made for gaming, is yet one of the best gaming devices you can in India. With its top of the line Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ Chipset under the hood coupled with up to 12GB of RAM, this smartphone can handle any tasks that you throw at it. It also has a large full-screen QHD+ Display, paving way for a gaming experience without any disturbance of notches or punch holes. Coming with a 90Hz display panel, this phone offers ultra-smooth UI experience. This is visible while playing PUBG mobile as well.

The phone also comes with Fnatic Mode, a mode specially made for gamers to like to play and stream games like PUBG. It can silence notifications, provide better notifications and more. Also, it has a 4,085mAh battery and comes with support for Warp Charge 30T that delivers 30W Fast Wired Charging.

Realme X2 Pro:

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A smartphone from a brand, that just started about 2 years ago. While they had been doing an impressive job with their mid-range lineup, they have introduced their first flagship the Realme X2 Pro. This smartphone is not any regular mid-range device, as you may expect to see the price. The X2 Pro sports the flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ CPU. As we have seen with the device above sporting this CPU, it is a beast. It can handle all games whether high graphic intense games like PUBG Mobile or any other casual game quite easily. Similar to the OnePlus 7T Pro it also sports the 90Hz AMOLED Display but with a waterdrop notch.

It also comes with RealmeUI’s game boost features and optimizations which are perfectly designed to optimize games like PUBG Mobile. The Game Boost feature similar to other gaming modes from other brands. It can silence notifications, calls and free up the RAM for better performance. On the battery side, it sports a 4,000mAh battery and comes with India’s fastest charging technology of 50W which can charge the phone from 0 to 100% in just 40 minutes.


This was our compilation on the best smartphones to play PUBG in India. If you liked this list and know someone who is soon going to buy a smartphone for gaming, do share this article with them.

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