The war of specifications is still active, with RAM and processors improving every year. In this sense, the options available to gamers have never been better. Whether you are looking for the most powerful offer, as the most original or unique, we have the best option for you. These are the best phones to play in 2017.
Samsung Galaxy S8: A very powerful performance with the Game Mode
It is very likely that the Galaxy S8 is the best Android smartphone on the market. And this device does not skimp on performance and game experience. The features of the gaming software that was introduced in the Galaxy S7 have been renewed for the new flagship of the brand. In ‘Device maintenance’, within the settings of the phone, you can activate the ‘Game Mode’, which has a Game Launcher (game launcher) and some Game Tools (tools for games).
In the Game Launcher is where all your games are, while the Game Tools allow, among other things, to change the screen mode to adapt games that do not support the unique aspect ratio of 18.5: 9. All this ensures a totally immersive experience, disabling notifications and making the start button invisible, so that, for example, no interruptions occur while you play.
Its impressive hardware also helps to make the playing experience smooth and enjoyable. The 5.8-inch AMOLED Infinity screen of the Galaxy S8 has a unique aspect ratio of 18.5: 9, with a resolution of 1440 x 2960, that is, 400 pixels higher than normal QHD phones. All this, inside a slim and ergonomic body, powered by a 3000 mAh battery. The Galaxy S8 features the top processor of the Snapdragon 835 line, an Adreno 540 GPU and 4 GB of RAM.
Samsung Galaxy S7: A great value
If you can not afford a Galaxy S8, you can also serve your predecessor, the Galaxy S7, since its design (forward looking forward) makes it not obsolete at all. It was the best phone for players in 2016, and it counted before any other with support for the Vulkan API, which guarantees a better graphics quality. Its 5.1-inch Super AMOLED screen has a QHD resolution and 577 dpi, providing those details and that representation of the sublime colors we expect from Samsung. To power, all this has a battery of 3000 mAh, (which can be fully charged in 90 minutes with the charger that is supplied), plus an eight-core processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 with an Adreno 530 GPU and 4 GB of RAM.
The S7 was the first to offer the Game Launcher, which is reborn in the S8 and acts as a “gaming center”, storing and sorting your games. It also uses a floating button system called Game Tool, which can be used, among other things, to block notifications and record your games from within any game which will help you play online blackjack game without any problem.
Oneplus 5T: The ultimate Gaming device
The OnePlus 5T screen is positioned as one of the great innovations of the OnePlus 5T data sheet since the panel, with Optic AMOLED technology, offers an 18:9 aspect ratio. This is the main reason why the overall size of the OnePlus 5T does not increase practically with respect to the OnePlus 5 levels despite the fact that it includes a larger six-inch display.
The processor of the OnePlus 5T repeats configuration with respect to the previous generation of the smartphone of OnePlus when incorporating the platform Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 of eight cores and 2.45 GHz. A processor that includes in its interior the powerful GPU Adreno 540 to 710 MHz. The OnePlus 5T battery is composed of lithium polymers and has a maximum capacity of 3,300 mAh, So you will not find any drain while your online game.
Google Pixel 2 XL: The All-Rounder phone
The screen of the Google Pixel 2 XL is one of the main and most innovative elements of the new search engine phablet. The brand has equipped the team with a six-inch P-OLED display and 18: 9 widescreen format. This means that Google opts for the new concept of the smartphone with the screen without frames. The panel resolution used rises to 2,880 x 1,440 pixels and density of 538 dots per inch.
The processor integrated into the Google Pixel 2 XL is the most powerful registered to date in the smartphone market. We refer to the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 eight-core divided into two clusters of four cores that work at 2.35 GHz and 1.9 GHz respectively. Of course, inside we also find an Adreno 540 GPU. As a novelty, Google also includes another additional chip that will be responsible for providing security functions through hardware. Apart from that, this is a smartphone which you can use to get the best photos to date. Thanks to AI chip which helps this to take the best smartphone photos till date.
iPhone X: the most expensive mobile gaming device
The new OLED display offers more contrast, more brightness, and greater color accuracy, as well as being thinner and offers other features such as HDR and Dolby Vision technology. It adopts a large part of the front of the phone with 5.8 inches and a resolution of 2.4360 x 1.125 pixels with a density of 458 dots per inch.
The processor of the iPhone X is the new Apple A11, presented by the manufacturer for the occasion. It is a SoC with an operating frequency of up to 2.5 GHz and a quad-core architecture.
Huawei Mate 10 Pro: Long Lasting gaming
The Huawei Mate 10 Pro is placed as the most outstanding version of the new Huawei Mate of 2017. The screen of the Huawei Mate 10 Pro includes an OLED panel with PenTile matrix and True Black technology that will adapt to the new 18:9 format.
In the same way as the Huawei Mate 10, the new Huawei Mate 10 Pro also incorporates the SoC HiSillicon Kirin 970 in its datasheet. We are facing the same eight-core 2.4 GHz processor, identical GPU and, of course, the NPU chip that makes the processor unique in its kind. The functions are exactly the same as those associated with Mate 10 with regard to the processing of data on Artificial Intelligence.
The battery capacity of the Huawei Mate 10 Pro is set at 4,000 mAh and offers a range of up to 30 hours in phone calls, 20 hours in video playback and up to 120 hours in music playback. Which if we conclude is more than enough to play the online game.
Nokia 8: The premium experience at lower price
The Nokia 8, presented in August 2017, is placed at the maximum exponent of the brand. The screen of the Nokia 8 is composed of an LCD panel of 5.3 inches and QHD resolution, or what is the same, 2,560 x 1,440 pixels.
The processor of the Nokia 8 corresponds to the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC with eight high-performance cores working at 2.45 and 1.8 GHz. It also includes an Adreno 540 GPU at 710 MHz and an LTE cat9 modem.
For a better heat dissipation generated by the processor, the Nokia 8 has a copper heat pipe inside. The battery of the Nokia 8 has a maximum capacity of 3,090 mAh. It is compatible with Quick Charge 3.0 quick charging technology.