Comparison of the best gaming smartphones in 2021


There are various smartphones in 2021 coming up with multiple smartphones specifically for different uses. What are the most outstanding gaming smartphones in 2021 that you won’t regret investing your money in? We will tell you which ones you should opt for at the moment.

The best thing why tech is some much fun, enjoyable, and can be not very good at the same time is that it is constantly evolving. Sooner it will be 2022; you don’t require an expensive smartphone to play heavy games on them. The other day I tried running the Likes of Genshin Impact on a mid-range smartphone (Oppo Reno6 5G), and the results were astonishing.

The Asus ROG Phone 5

Only a few smartphones have been created specifically for mobile gaming. This is the case with Asus’ outstanding ROG Phone 5, geared squarely at users who spend a lot of time on their phones. Gamers who spend a lot of time on competitive games will gain a significant technological edge by continuously running the finest games on their phones at 60 frames per second.

Key Specifications

  1. Storage:128GB
  2. Display:6.78-inch (1080×2448)
  3. RAM:8GB
  4. Battery Capacity:6000mAh
  5. OS:Android 11
  6. Rear Camera:64MP + 13MP + 5MP
  7. Front Camera:24MP
  8. Processor:Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
  9. Price: start from $695 on amazon, KES 85,000 locally

OnePlus 9 Pro

The OnePlus 9 Pro is a real technological success, demonstrating the Chinese company’s determination to deliver something that stands out from the rest of the crowd. Vast improvement is when the company entered into new cooperation with the Hasselblad brand. They have collaborated on improving the quality of picture software processing, resulting in a compelling if imperfect, image. The OnePlus 9 Pro should not disappoint you if you’re seeking a well-balanced and robust smartphone.

Key specifications

  1. RAM:8GB
  2. Storage:128GB
  3. Front Camera:16MP
  4. OS:Android 11
  5. Rear Camera:48MP + 50MP + 8MP
  6. Display:6.70-inch (1440×3216)
  7. Processor:Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
  8. Battery Capacity:4500mAh
  9. Price: start from $669 on amazon, KES 89,000 locally

Xiaomi Mi 11

This model is suited for those who want an expensive smartphone, but at the same time, they want to do it cheaper because you are ready to forego some features such as IP certification to save a few hundred dollars. This is what the manufacturer does with this model anyway, and he is selling the Mi 11 as a high-end smartphone that concentrates on the essentials that are Battery life, Good quality screen, and Outstanding performance.

Key specifications

  1. Front Camera:20MP
  2. Display:6.81-inch (1440×3200)
  3. OS:Android 11
  4. Storage:128GB
  5. RAM:8GB
  6. Rear Camera:108MP + 13MP + 5MP
  7. Processor:Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
  8. Battery Capacity:4,600mAh
  9. Price: start from $669 on amazon, KES 96,500 locally

Realme GT 5G

The realme GT 5G, like its competitors, is powered by Qualcomm’s powerful Snapdragon 888 CPU. Thanks to its fast charging capabilities, stunning screen, and raw power, it offers plenty to entice consumers to search for a phone suited for gaming. On the other hand, in terms of autonomy or photography, one should not be overly demanding.

Key Requirements

  1. Front Camera:16MP
  2. Processor:Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
  3. Battery Capacity:4500mAh
  4. Storage:128GB
  5. Rear Camera:64MP + 8MP + 2MP
  6. RAM:8GB
  7. OS:Android 11
  8. Display:6.43-inch (1080×2400)
  9. Price: start from $430 on amazon, KES 47,000 locally

Xiaomi Poco F3

Xiaomi’s Poco F3 punches hard with a high-end chipset from last year, the Snapdragon 870, paired with 6 or 8 GB of RAM. This enables it to provide industry-leading performance for all Play Store games in excellent circumstances that is either 60 or 30 frames per second depending on your settings

Key specifications

  1. Front Camera:20MP
  2. OS:Android 11
  3. Rear Camera:48MP + 8MP + 5MP
  4. Processor:Qualcomm Snapdragon 870
  5. Display:6.67-inch
  6. Battery Capacity:4520mAh
  7. Storage:128GB
  8. RAM:6GB
  9. Price: start from $346 on amazon, KES 56,000 locally

Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro

The Poco X3 Pro, like the Poco F3, aspires for the best performance-to-price ratio. This time, the Chinese company is going for the entry-level market by equipping its phone with a robust Snapdragon 860 SoC that provides unrivaled performance for a phone priced under 250 euros.

Key specifications

  1. Processor:Qualcomm Snapdragon 860
  2. Rear Camera:48MP + 8MP
  3. OS:Android 11
  4. Front Camera:20MP
  5. Display:6.67-inch (1080×2400)
  6. RAM:6GB
  7. Battery Capacity:5160mAh
  8. Storage:128GB
  9. Price: start from $226 on amazon, KES 30,000 locally