7 Best Gaming Smartphones In The Philippines

The way we play games has changed as a result of smartphones.

It started with simple shooting games such as Space Impact on the Nokia phones in the early 2000s, all the way up to Angry Birds in 2010s.

Smartphones are becoming a more affordable gaming alternative, in addition to gaming consoles.

There are numerous cellphones available now that provide the power and speed required for mobile gaming.

For example, thanks to current smartphones, games like NBA2K, Fortnite, Mobile Legends, and PUBG are now widespread on mobile platforms.

Here are the best gaming smartphones that you definitely want to look at.

ASUS ROG Phone II

The ASUS ROG Phone II is a significant advancement in mobile gaming. With the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus chipset, ROG II has 12 GB of RAM.

The device comes with a massive 6000mAh battery. It has a GameCool II vapor-chamber cooling mechanism that allows you to play at full speed all the time.

It has an AMOLED HDR screen with low latency, making it ideal for gaming. It has the famous side-charging design, and the upgraded AirTrigger II technology gives you complete control.

On the ASUS PH website, the ASUS ROG Phone II retails for P49,995 (12GB + 512GB).


Razer Phone 2

For gamers, the Razer Phone 2 is a viable option. Apart from releasing superlative mobile gaming capability, it promises to handle your work with ease. It also provides you with an unrivaled mobile entertainment experience.

This phone significantly boosts its processor with vapor chamber cooling, wireless charging, water-resistance, and the long-awaited illuminated Razer Chroma logo. It has a starting price of around P30,000 on Lazada.


Honor Play

The Honor Play is an awesome gaming phone that you can easily recommend due to its excellent performance at a reasonable price.

Even though it lacks the functionality of the ASUS ROG or Razer Phone, it is still a fantastic gaming gadget for those on a budget.

This phone includes a Kirin 970 chipset, 4GB RAM, and 16-megapixel dual-rear cameras to meet your gaming needs and is priced at P15,990.


Nubia Red Magic 3 by ZTE

For over P21,000, the ZTE Nubia Red Magic 3 is said to offer top-tier gaming capabilities such as the Snapdragon 855 engine, a large 6.55in 90Hz display, and touch-sensitive trigger keys.

It has a 48-megapixel primary camera and a 16-megapixel front-facing camera. It has a large battery with a 5000mAh capacity. Although it lacks the ASUS ROG’s aggressive appearance, it is nonetheless a worthy competitor.

On Lazada, the retail price starts at around P21,000 and goes up from there.


OnePlus 7 Pro

One of the most stylish gaming phones on the market is the OnePlus 7 Pro. Its fundamental specifications, screen, and camera are among the best available.

This phone comes in two flavors: a 6GB RAM + 128GB storage variant that costs P38,990, and an 8GB RAM + 256GB storage model that costs P42,990.

This phone comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor. It’s powered by a 4000 mAh battery that charges quickly with Warp Charge.

It supports Dolby Atmos for immersive sound while gaming (and other multimedia uses). It sports a stunning 6.67-inch AMOLED display with 3120 x 1440 pixels and a 19.5:9 90Hz aspect ratio.


Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro

The Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro is a step up from its predecessor, the Black Shark 2, with impressive specs and new gaming-focused technology.

The 6.39-inch AMOLED screen on this gaming phone offers a 240Hz touch-sensing display.

It has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ processor, 8GB or 12GB of RAM, 128GB or 256GB of UFS 3.0 storage, 48MP + 12MP dual rear cameras, a 20MP front camera, and a 4,000mAh battery with 27W rapid charging technology.

Xiaomi has updated the Master-Touch function, which improves the accuracy of your phone’s unique touch zone using only your thumbs.

On Lazada, the Black Shark 2 Pro is priced at roughly P27,000.


iPhone XR (Apple iPhone XR)

The iPhone XR is the perfect smartphone for Apple gamers. This phone has a lightning-fast processor, high-resolution graphics, and excellent software-hardware interaction.

With its 6.1-inch LCD display, it offers plenty of gaming space. This is powered by the A12 Bionic chipset.

On Apple’s Philippine website, the iPhone XR costs P40,990.