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GadgetDiary Awards | Best Gaming Smartphones launched in 2018

A new genre of smartphones was launched in 2018 and it seems this genre is quickly picking up the pace with so many companies launching their own gaming smartphones with features that differentiate them from smartphones of various different types or flagships. All of these smartphones have some sort of gaming related features that come with them where they will provide better cooling or a bunch of accessories to make your smartphone experience better. Here is a list of some of the most amazing gaming smartphones that were launched in 2018.

Asus ROG Phone

How can we compile a list of Best Gaming Smartphones launched in 2018 without the Asus ROG Phone? We already know how good Asus is in gaming when it comes to PC. But now, the company has taken its gaming league a step ahead by launching a new Smartphone for the Gamers. The Asus ROG Phone packs a 6 inches AMOLED display which is simply great for gaming. Under the hood, the ASUS Rog Phone is powered by an Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chip along with massive 8GB of RAM.

With this internals, you can enjoy all the heavy gaming titles on your device smoothly. On the rear, we can find a 12 MP + 8 MP dual camera set up along with an 8MP of a front-facing camera. All this is backed up by a 4000 mAh capacity battery which supports Quick Charge 4.0.

Nubia Red Magic

The second smartphone on our list launched in 2018 is the Nubia Red Magic. Now, the Nubia is one of those brands which does come out with some really good offerings but is not much popular. Anyways, the Nubia Red Magic is one of the best gaming smartphones out in the market right now. The device features a 6 inch IPS LCD display. Getting to the internals, we can find a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chip along with 8 GB of RAM. This combination works out exceptionally well.

Coming to the cameras, we can find a 24 MP rear camera along with an 8 MegaPixel front-facing camera. The device has a 3800 mAh capacity battery lying underneath to provide enough juice.

iPhone XS

A lot of people think that one can’t really game on an iPhone. Well, this is not completely true, there are a lot of heavy title games developed for iPhones. The iPhone XS packs a 5.8 inches OLED display. This device is powered by a hexacore Apple A12 Bionic chip along with 4 gigs of RAM. This combination along with the iOS optimization works wonder.

The cameras on the iPhone XS are dual 12 + 12 MP and a 7-megapixel front facing camera which is pretty good and accurate. All this is backed up by a 2658 mAh capacity battery which supports fast charging and is non-removable.

Razer Phone 2

If you are someone who is into gaming for quite a while now, then the chances are that you already know about the Razer Phone. The Razer Phone 2 is the successor to the same. The device comes with a 5.72 inches HD Display with a pixel density of 513 ppi (pixel per inch). Under the hood, there is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chip along with 8GB of RAM which is insane.

Coming to the Cameras, we can find a 12 MP + 12 MP dual camera set up at the rear with the LED Flash. For selfies, we have an 8 MP front-facing sensor. A 4000 mAh capacity battery lies underneath which powers all the components of this gaming smartphone.

Huawei Honor Play

Last but certainly not the least, we have the Huawei’s Honor’s Play. As the name suggests, this device is Honor’s contribution to the gaming world. Talking about the specifications of the device, we can find a 6.3 inches Full HD Display. If we take a look inside the device, we would be able to see a Hisilicon Kirin chip. This is coupled up with 4 GB of RAM which might not be a powerful combination but is pretty decent enough to play some heavy titles games at medium settings.

The Honor play also has a dual rear camera setup which comprises of 16 + 12 MegaPixel cameras along with a 16 MP front-facing camera. A 3750 mAh battery provides juice to this device which supports Fast Charging and can be charged with a USB Type C cable.

Those were some of our picks for the Best Gaming Smartphones launched in 2018. Let us know which device do you think is best for gaming in the comments section down below.

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