The Battle Royale game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds popularly known as PUBG has emerged as the biggest game attracting a big audience in 2018. It created a new milestone of 200 million downloads worldwide, excluding China. PUBG Mobile crossed 100 million registered users in only four months, cementing it as one of the most popular Battle Royales for smartphones and tablets. The mobile version of the massively popular game was released on the App Store and Google Play Store internationally on March 19, 2018. In addition, PUBG MOBILE has claimed the most downloaded spot in more than 100 countries and areas. As per the company, it took PUBG MOBILE less than a week to become one of the fastest games to achieve this performance. But if you are playing this game on a smartphone, not every device may be up to it. On some phones, we noticed issues such as gameplay lag, heating up and also battery drain. This is because the game is a high graphics game and a few midrange smartphone processors can not take up the immense load of the game. The top gaming phones don’t just play the best smartphone games without a hitch, they’ll also maintain the best visuals and performance for games coming over the next few years. Here is the list of recommended phones to play PUBG and other similar games to their fullest, factors to deciding the same are the processor, RAM, as well as, holding ergonomics and display.
RealMe 2 Pro is another phone that does well on the gaming front. The phone is driven by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 660 chipset which is certainly an aggressive offering in this price. For gaming enthusiasts, the RealMe 2 Pro top variant that comes with 8GB RAM + 128GB ROM fits the bill perfectly. The other highlights of the RealMe 2Pro are its triple slot, dual SIM dual VoLTE support, and 3410mAh battery.
RealMe 2 Pro
|Display||6.3-inch (19.5:9) Full HD+ IPS|
|RAM & Storage||4GB/6GB/8GB | 32GB/64GB/128GB|
16MP + 2MP
|Secondary Camera||16 MP|
|Processor||Snapdragon 660 SoC|
|software||Android 8.1 (Color OS 5.2)|
Google Pixel 3 has a 5.5″ (13.97 cm) display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels and runs on Android v9.0 (Pie) operating system. The device is powered by Octa-core (2.5 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 385 + 1.6 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 385) processor paired with 4 GB of RAM. As far as the battery is concerned it has 2915 mAh. Over that, as far as the rear camera is concerned this mobile has a 12.2 MP camera CMOS image sensor supporting a resolution of 4032 x 3024 Pixels and the front snapper is powered by a CMOS image sensor.
Google Pixel 3
|Display||5.1 (1080 x 2160)|
|RAM & Storage||4 GB | 64 GB|
|Secondary Camera||8+8 MP|
|Processor||2.5 GHz, Octa|
OnePlus 6T has a 6.41-inch display with the 19.5:9 aspect ratio and this screen are larger than the 6.28-inch display sported by the OnePlus 6. The display type remains the Optic AMOLED type and has the 2,340 x 1080 resolution. The notch cut out on the screen has been significantly redesigned, is now much smaller and resembles the teardrop. There is now an in-display fingerprint sensor as well, which makes the 6T the first OnePlus phone to offer this feature. This device packs in a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, coupled with up to 8GB RAM and up to 256GB of internal storage. I received the 8GB/128GB variant for the purpose of this review and performance wise, I didn’t notice any issue with the device.
|Display||6.41-inch Optic AMOLED 2340x1080p, 19.5:9 aspect ratio|
|RAM||6 GB/ 8 GB|
|Primary Camera||Dual 16 + 20-megapixel camera|
|Secondary Camera||Single 16-megapixel camera|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 845|
|software||Android 9.0 Pie w/ OxygenOS|
Asus ZenFone 5Z is the flagship for 2018 is criminally underpriced for the hardware and features it offers. For the most part, it is a combination of the powerful hardware of the OnePlus 6 and the AI capabilities of the Honor 10. But the best part about the phone is that it’s priced lower than both the OnePlus 6 and the Honor 10.
Asus ZenFone 5Z
|Display||6.2 (1080 X 2246)|
|RAM & Storage||6 GB | 64 GB|
|Primary Camera||12 + 8 MP|
|Secondary Camera||8 MP|
|Chip(soc)||Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 845|
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is the most feature-packed, productivity maximizing smartphone you can buy right now. It’s also one of the best shooters in the market. Samsung uses the Note lineup to show off the best it has to offer, and the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 with an upgraded 4,000mAh battery, functional S-Pen, gigantic display, and the consistent camera makes it the best Android phone you can buy right now.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9
|Display||6.4 (1440 x 2960)|
|RAM & Storage||6 GB | 128 GB|
12 + 12 MP
|Processor||2.7 GHz , Octa|
|Chip(soc)||Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895|