The 5 Best Gaming Mobiles

It’s an inescapable fact that mobile gaming is taking over the world; of the 2.7 billion gamblers worldwide, 2.4 billion play on their mobile phone.

Forget the newest PlayStation, Xbox or gaming PC. It’s top-tier gaming mobiles that captivate the hearts of gamers all across the globe.

Many well-known video games are now mobile compatible with gaming providers recognising consumer demands and the want for gaming-on-the-go.

One gaming niche that has seen great success since the transition to mobile device are casino games.

Many players now opt to play casino games via a mobile device due to the convenience and ease of access mobile casinos bring.

It is often thought that players opt to use mobile apps to access their favourite games rather than using a browser, meaning the capability of gaming on a mobile device will be crucial for many mobile gamers.

In this article we’ll take a look at 5 of the best gaming mobiles on the market right now.

The type of phones that won’t let you down with a dodgy battery in the heat of battle or crash just as you’re about to complete an elusive level.

Have any recommendations of your own? Let us know about them in the comments section below.

iPhone 13 Pro Max

Display: 6.7-inch OLED 

Resolution: 2778 x 1284

CPU: A15 Bionic

RAM: 6GB

OS: iOS 15.1

Battery Life: 12h16m

Summary: Usually seasoned mobile gamers will tell you to avoid an iPhone at all costs, but is that received wisdom right? Not anymore.

Apple are finally starting to catch up with their Android counterparts and the 13 Pro Max is a great example of that.

Sleek, easy to navigate and equipped with an insanely powerful CPU this phone is great for gamers, even if it is slightly pricier than the competition.

Who is it for?

If you enjoy playing online casino games like slots or are interested in joining a live casino, the iPhone 13 Pro Max is the best mobile on the market to do just that.

The device’s bright and colourful 120Hz display will make your online gambling experience the best that it can be.

Who isn’t it for?

Players who like to have plenty of gaming choice on their mobile device will be dismayed at the 128GB of storage on entry model.

In addition to that, anyone wanting to spend less on their device and more on their games will also be put off by the $1,099 price point.

Iphone 13, Iphone 13 Pro, Iphone, Smartphone

ZTE Nubia Red Magic 6 Pro

Display: 6.8-inch 

Resolution: 1080 x 2400

CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 888

RAM: 12GB

OS: Android 11

Battery Life: 12h38m

Summary: If the only thing you care about is gaming then this phone is the only one you should be thinking about.

It has a lot of top tier specifications, a high screen refresh rate and cool, easy to use haptic triggers.

The downsides are that the internal fan is incredibly noisy, the UI is hard to navigate and the bugs… There are a lot of software bugs.

Who is it for?

Mobile gamers who want the edge over their competitors. The haptic triggers and the 165Hz refresh rate will put you one step ahead of everyone else.

Who isn’t it for?

Anyone who plays games to relax. Basically, this is the phone for the sweatiest mobile gamers.

If you don’t subscribe to a streamer on Twitch, regularly post in your game’s favourite subreddit or dedicate 20 hours plus to gaming each week, this isn’t the phone for you.

Asus ROG Phone 5

Display: 6.78-inch 

Resolution: 1080 x 2448

CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 888

RAM: 8GB/12GB/16GB

OS: Android 11 

Battery Life: 12h23m

Summary: The Asus ROG Phone 3 was lauded as one of the best gaming phones of the decade. This latest release is even better and should be getting much more praise than it currently is.

The screen is large, the processing power is huge and the refresh rate of 144Hz is really impressive.

All in all it’s a terrific gaming phone.

Who is it for?

Anyone, absolutely anyone. This phone is so good that it will improve the gaming experience of a Candy Crush devotee and a PUBG addict equally.

Who isn’t it for?

If you’re looking for a versatile phone that takes great pictures as well as providing you with all the gaming support you could hope for, this ain’t the phone for you.

Lenovo Legion Phone Duel

Display: 6.65-inch 

Resolution: 1080 x 2340

CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus

RAM: 12GB/16GB

OS: Android 10  

Battery Life: 11h58m

Summary: This is Lenovo’s first real effort at a gaming phone and they’ve not done too badly.

Whilst it doesn’t quite meet the high standards of the Asus and Nubia, it’s still one of the best gaming phones on the market. 

Who is it for?

It’s for your more casual of gamer who wants to be able to absolutely drain the life out of the mobile, supercharge it and then repeat. 

Who isn’t it for?

If you’re incredibly serious about your mobile gaming and want the best of the best, you can get more for your money with other devices.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

Display: 6.8-inch 

Resolution: 1440 x 3200

CPU: Exynos 2100/Snapdragon 888

RAM: 12GB/16GB

OS: Android 11  

Battery Life: 11h25m

Summary: We wanted to round off our list today with a versatile player so we bring to you the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra – the best non-gaming specific phone on the market.

It’s a terrific all-rounder that gives you everything you want from a mobile phone and almost everything you want from a gaming phone.

Who is it for?

Someone who wants their mobile device to excel in every area imaginable; gaming, photography, media playback etc.

Who isn’t it for?

Someone on a budget. At $1,199 it is one hell of an investment.

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Jonathon Spire

I blog about a range of tech topics.

For the last 7 years I have been a social media marketing specialist and business growth consultant, so I write about those the most.

Full transparency: I do review a lot of services and I try to do it as objectively as possible; I give honest feedback and only promote services I believe truly work (for which I may or may not receive a commission) – if you are a service owner and you think I have made a mistake then please let me know in the comments section.

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