A Beginner’s Guide to Buy a New Gaming Phone

Updated on: Dec 4, 2022 12:52 pm IST

  • A Beginner's Guide

    A Beginner’s Guide: Nowadays, even a popular smartphone or mid-range phone from a reputed brand may function well as a gaming gadget. These smartphones have the high processing power and can play games that require both a CPU and a GPU, such as Call of Duty, BGMI, PUBG, and others. We will explain you clearly. Apple’s iPhones are not for gaming purposes. These iPhones don’t have high touch response, a poor cooling system, and lower refresh rates. Even though they have a better Soc and OS, this doesn’t make them the best gaming phones. Let’s check it here!

    A Beginner’s Guide to Buy a Gaming Phone

    SoC/Processor: Qualcomm and MediaTek are on the top of the list. Just look for their flagship SoCs of the existing year. Example, Snapdragon 8 Gen1 from Qualcomm and Dimensity 9000 is the flagship SoCs of both manufacturers. The GPU performance of Soc should be validated. For example, Snapdragon 8 Gen1’s Adreno 730 is better than Dimensity 9000’s Mali-G710. So, a Snapdragon 8 Gen1 phone perform better when user plays BGMI, Call of Duty, and other battle royal games compared to Dimensity 9000.

    Screen Refresh Rate: Smooth gameplay with additional frames gives you an upper hand while playing battle royal games. Mobile games like PUBG Mobile and COD Mobile. The only way to get high FPS is even if you have Soc supports and you need to have a higher refresh rate display.

    Touch Response Time / Sampling Rate: If you have a 144Hz refresh rate display, and Snapdragon 8 Gen1 Soc. Then your screen’s touch sampling rate is low. More Hz in touch sampling rate means faster touch response. This is why you must get a phone with a high or highest touch sampling rate.

    Cooling System: High performance processor used more when it comes to gaming. The performance generates such heat that a phone’s temperature can increase upto 50 to 60 degrees Celsius. At high temperatures, the processor performance starts decreasing, and you can observe the choppy gameplay.

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