These days smartphones are used for gaming more and more often. The question is what makes a smartphone the most suitable for gaming? There are many things that have to work together such as brightness and sharpness of display, the internal hardware has to be powerful and the battery needs to last long and to recharge quickly. The options have never been better. Whether you are looking for the most powerful, affordable or unique smartphone, you will be able to find the best option for you.
Now we will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of popular smartphones when it comes to gaming.
Acer Predator 6
The Acer Predator 6 is announced at IFA 2015 in Berlin. We still don’t know all specifications, but things we do know are very interesting. It has a deca-core Helio X20 chipset paired with 4 GB of RAM, quad speakers and a haptic feedback vibrations which are separated on the left or right hand side of the body. This phone may also act as a standalone controller. It also has a great design – it is built to match Acer’s Predator tablet. The exact diagonal and the resolution will be revealed, but the exact date isn’t known yet.
LG G4 has 5.5-inch display running a resolution of 1440 by 2560 pixels rendered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 so it gives a great first impression. Chipset is toned down a bit, but gamers usually do not notice that. Very important thing is that this smartphone has removable battery so users can swap a dead battery for a new one if it’s necessary. In settings you can find a “game optimizer” mode that is meant to improve battery life during gaming so you can delay buying a new one for some time.
Samsung Galaxy S6
The Galaxy S6 comes with a 5.1-inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1440 by 2560 pixels (QHD) at a PPI of 577. Sharp screens, bright, vivid displays and accurate colour reproduction makes this smartphone more than good for gaming. It has also very powerful internal hardware. The only downside is the screen size – it could be a little bit bigger.
Samsung Galaxy S6 edge +
The S6 edge + has larger 5.7-inch SAMOLED panel running at the same resolution and a PPI of 518. It is not as sharp as the display on Galaxy S6 edge, but you won’t be able to see the difference with the naked eye. It comes with 4 GB of RAM. This smartphone has really powerfull processor. Battery is not removable but it charges fast and has excellent durability.
Apple iPhone 6S/ iPhone 6S plus
These smartphones are very powerful thanks to the Apple A9 chipset. It offers its developers a stable platform to make games for. Unfortunately, the battery performance is not so good. If you want to know how to fix this problem, you can use some of this battery tips. (Tips for Extending Smartphone Battery Life) The screen technology is excellent – colours look rich and vibrant. 2 GB of RAM are pretty much useful. These models will feature the new 3D Touch technology which possibilities could be endless and could start the whole new era of mobile gaming.