We have listed the best gaming phones of 2020 for gamers looking for gaming phones. Simple games like Angry Birds and Candy Crush left their places to high-graphics, high-performance games like PUBG Mobile, Call of Duty: Mobile and Fortnite. If you are looking for a player phone with powerful hardware features, our list is for you.
We researched the best gaming phones for you. Our list of best player phones includes alternatives from both Android and iOS platform. In addition, both expensive and affordable player phones are included in our list according to different budgets .
We update our Best gaming phone article that we keep up to date with the introduction of new phones. Our article was updated on February 13, 2020, and the 3rd place Samsung Galaxy S20 entered our list.
1. Asus ROG Phone 2
Asus ROG Phone 2, which was introduced in July, has managed to take the first place in our list with its introduction. Asus Rog Phone 2 stands out with 12 GB RAM , 256/512 GB internal storage, the world's first Snapdragon 855 Plus chipset, Adreno 640 (700 MHz) graphics processor, 120 Hz screen refresh , 240 Hz touch detection and 6000 mAh battery . . The device also offers features such as fingerprint reading, 30W fast charging and reverse charging embedded in the screen.
2. Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro
Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro, introduced on July 30, 6.39 inch screen, 8/12 GB RAM, 128/256 GB internal storage, Snapdragon 855 Plus chipset, Adreno 640 (700 MHz) graphics processor, 48 MP + 12 MP dual It has features like rear camera, 20 MP selfie camera, fingerprint reading embedded in the screen, 27W fast charging and Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery.
3. Samsung Galaxy S20
Introduced on February 11, 2020, the youngest brother of the Samsung Galaxy S20 family, Galaxy S20 managed to enter our list of best gaming phones. Their older brothers have found themselves on our list as they have the same chipset, cpu, gpu and display features as the Galaxy S20 Plus and Galaxy S20 Ultra and are more affordable. The phone's 6.2-inch Dynamic AMOLED screen offers a good screen and gaming experience with 120Hz screen refresh rate . The phone is powered by the Exynos 990 (7 nm +) chipset in our country . The device houses the Snapdragon 865 (7 nm +) chipset in America . Phone 8 GB RAM , 128 GB (UFS 3.0) With its internal storage, Li-Po 4500 mAh battery and 25W fast charging , it can be the choice of those looking for a gaming phone.
4. Xiaomi Black Shark 2
Xiaomi Black Shark 2 has come up with notable improvements in its display and performance. Smartphone 6.39 inch screen, 48 MP + 12 MP dual main camera, 20 MP selfie camera, 6/8/12 GB RAM , 128/256 GB internal storage, Snapdragon 855 chipset, dual sim cards, fingerprint reading embedded in the screen The Liquid Cool 3.0 cooling system has features like fast charging (27W) and 4000 mAh battery .
5. iPhone 11
The iPhone 11, which is available at a more affordable price than expected in our country, is the best phone we can recommend for iOS users. Although the device has 4 GB of RAM, the A13 Bionic chipset, NVME storage type and stable operation of iOS, iPhone 11 is the fastest phone as of 2019.
Although the iPhone 11 is not exactly a gaming phone , it will not upset the players who will choose it.
6. Razer Phone 2
Razer Phone 2 is at the top of our game list . The gaming phone Razer Phone 2, developed specifically for gamers, Snapdragon 845 chipset, Adreno 630 graphics processor and 8-core (4 × 2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4 × 1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) processor, 8 GB RAM, 64 GB internal storage space, microSD card (512GB) support, fast charging (Quick Charge 4.0+) , fast wireless charging and 4000 mAh battery .
Razer Phone 2, which has a 5.72 inch IGZO IPS LCD screen, has 16: 9 aspect ratio and 72.0% screen-to-body ratio. The phone's screen offers 1440 x 2560 pixels (FHD +) resolution with 513 ppi pixel density . The screen of the device is also at 120 Hz and 650 nits . The screen of the phone is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 and Oleophobic coating. On the back is the Razer Chroma Logo with RGB Lights . The phone, which has IP67 certificate, does not spend 30 minutes in 1 meter of water.
The Razer Phone 2 heats much less than an ordinary flagship, thanks to its steam-chamber cooling technology.
7. Xiaomi Black Shark Helo
Xiaomi's most advanced gaming phone, Xiaomi Black Shark Helo, Android 8.0 Oreo operating system, 128 GB / 256 GB internal storage, 6/8/10 GB RAM, Snapdragon 845 chipset, 8 cores (4 × 2.8 GHz Kryo 385 It has features like Gold & 4 × 1.8 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) processor, Adreno 630 graphics processor, fast charge 9V / 2A 18W (Quick Charge 3.0) and Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery.
With a 6.01-inch AMOLED display, Xiaomi Black Shark Helo has an aspect ratio of 18: 9 and a 77.5% screen-to-body ratio. The screen of the phone offers 1080 x 2160 pixels (FHD +) resolution with a density of 402 ppi pixels . The screen refresh rate of the phone is 60Hz . With a handsome design, Black Shark Helo stands out with its RGB LED backlit logo.
The Xiaomi Black Shark Helo has a steam room for heating and cooling . There's also a hardware button that puts the phone into gaming mode instantly.
8. Asus ROG Phone
The devices' cooling systems are very important because the player phones are generally exposed to long play times by their users. The Asus ROG Phone uses the 3D Vapor Chamber cooling system and on the back of the phone there is a grill for the system to breathe. You can use the Aeroactive Cooler fan attached to the back of the phone with the Asus Rog Phone
The Asus ROG Phone is powered by the Snapdragon 845 chipset, 8-core Octa-core (4 × 2.96 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4 × 1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) processor and Adreno 630 graphics processor. Offering 128 GB and 512 GB internal storage options, Asus ROG Phone 8 GB RAM , DTS Headphone: X, 24-bit / 192kHz sound, HDR display, Wide Color Gamut, quick charge (Quick Charge 4+) and Li-Ion 4000 mAh with features like battery.
With a 6.0-inch AMOLED screen, the Asus ROG Phone has an aspect ratio of 18: 9 and a screen-to-body ratio of 76.9% . The phone, which offers 1080 × 2160 (FHD +) Pixel resolution with 402 ppi pixel density, also has extra features for high gaming performance. The phone offers 90Hz screen refresh time and 1ms pixel response time. With these values, it reacts faster to the screen touches of the players. However, the smartphone has 3 Ultrasonic pressure sensitive areas.
9. Xiaomi Black Shark
Xiaomi Black Shark, which comes with Android 8.0 Oreo operating system, has 64 GB and 128 GB storage options. The 64 GB version has 6 GB of RAM , while the 128 GB version has 8 GB of RAM . The phone is powered by the Snapdragon 845 chipset, Octa-core (4 × 2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4 × 1.8 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) processor and Adreno 630 graphics processor.
Xiaomi Black Sharp, which has been developed for gamers and which we can call a game phone, has an Internal Liquid Cooling System .
The phone, which has a 5.99 inch IPS LCD screen, has 18: 9 aspect ratio and 76% screen-to-body ratio. The phone's display offers 1080 x 2160 (FHD +) pixel resolution with a density of 403 ppi pixels.
The phone, which has the feature of Quick Charge (Quick Charge 3.0) , has a 4000 mAh battery.,
10. Honor Play
The most affordable device on our list is Honor Play, which belongs to Huawei's sub-brand Honor. Approximately $ 300 despite the price tag meets the expectations of the gamers phone with powerful hardware features.
Honor Play, which comes with Android 8.1 Oreo operating system, has 64 GB internal storage and 4/6 GB RAM option and microsSD card (256GB) support. The phone is powered by the Hisilicon Kirin 970 chipset, Octa-core (4 × 2.4 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4 × 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53) processor and Mali-G72 MP12 graphics processor.
With fast charging (18W) and Li-Po 3750 mAh battery, Huawei Honor Play has 6.3 inch IPS LCD screen, 19.5: 9 aspect ratio and 83.0% screen-to-body ratio. The screen of the phone offers 1080 x 2340 (FHD +) pixel resolution with a density of 409 ppi pixels.
11. iPhone XS ve iPhone XS Max
Other models that game lovers can not disconnect from the iOS platform are iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max. Devices that come with the iOS 12 operating system offer 4 GB of RAM and 64/256/512 GB of internal storage. Phones that do not support microSD cards are powered by the Apple A12 Bionic chipset, Hexa-core (2 × 2.5 GHz Vortex + 4 × 1.6 GHz Tempest) processor and Apple GPU (4-core graphics) graphics processor. Both iPhone models have 120 Hz touch detection.
12. OnePlus 6T
OnePlus's flagship OnePlus 6T, known for its flagship killer phones, can be preferred as a player phone with its powerful hardware features and affordable price. The phone, which comes with Android 9.0 Pie operating system and Oxygen OS user interface, has 128 GB and 256 GB internal storage options. The 128 GB version has 6/8 GB RAM , while the 256 GB version has 8 GB RAM . Unfortunately, the device does not support microSD card.
The phone, which has features such as Dirac HD audio, fast charging (Dash Charge) , has a Li-Po 3700 mAh battery.
With a 6.41-inch Optic AMOLED display, the OnePlus 6T has a 19.5: 9 aspect ratio and 85.6% screen-to-body ratio. There is a small notch in the form of water drop on the screen. Offering 1080 x 2340 pixels (FHD +) resolution with a density of 402 ppi pixels , the screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 6 .
13. Lenovo Z5 Pro GT
The Lenovo Z5 Pro GT was introduced in China as the world's first smartphone with Snapdragon 855 chipsets and 12 GB of RAM . The device, which we placed in the lower ranks in our list, has very strong hardware features since it will be offered for sale in the Chinese market and then will be opened to other regions.
The device comes with Android 8.1 Oreo operating system and ZUI 10 user interface, and it has 128 GB / 256 GB / 512 GB internal storage and 6/8/12 GB RAM options. The phone, which does not support MicroSD card, gets its power from Snapdragon 855 chipset, Octa-core (1 × 2.84 GHz Kryo 485 § 3 × 2.42 GHz Kryo 485 § 4 × 1.8 GHz Kryo 485) processor and Adreno 640 graphics processor. The Z5 Pro GT has features such as Dolby Atmos sound, fast charging and Li-Po 3350 mAh battery .
With a 6.39-inch Super AMOLED screen, Lenovo Z5 Pro GT has a 19.5: 9 aspect ratio and 88.5% screen-to-body ratio. The device has a camera system on the front. Thanks to the slide system, there is no notch on the front of the phone, thus increasing the screen-to-body ratio. The phone's screen offers 1080 x 2340 pixels (FHD +) resolution with a density of 403 ppi pixels . The rear panel of the Z5 Pro GT is glass coated on carbon fiber . While making this device more durable, it also makes it look more elegant.
14. Huawei Mate 20 Pro
According to DxOMark (109 points), Huawei Mate 20 Pro, which has the best rear camera in the world, can also be preferred as a player phone with its powerful features.
The device that comes with Android Pie 9.0 has 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage . The phone also offers microSD card support up to 256 GB. Offering a high performance, Mate 20 Pro is powered by Kirin 980 chipsets , Octa-core (2 × 2.6 GHz Cortex-A76 & 2 × 1.92 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4 × 1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) processor and Mali-G76 MP10 takes it from the graphics processor.
The phone, which has a fast charge 40W (70% in 30 minutes) and a Li-Po 4200 mAh battery, offers long-term gaming.
With a 6.39-inch AMOLED display, the Huawei Mate 20 Pro has a 19.5: 9 aspect ratio and 87.9% screen-to-body ratio. The phone's screen offers a resolution of 1440 x 3120 pixels (QHD +) with a density of 538 ppi pixels . Protected by Corning Gorilla Glass, the Mate 20 Pro is IP68 certified (30 minutes of resistance in 2 meters of water).
15. Samsung Galaxy Note 9
Samsung's flagship Galaxy Note 9 will also satisfy gamers with its powerful features.
The 128 GB version of Note 9, which has 128 GB and 512 GB internal storage options, has 6 GB of RAM, while the 512 GB version has 8 GB of RAM . The phone also offers microSD card support up to 512 GB.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 comes with Snapdragon 845 chipset, 8-core (4 × 2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4 × 1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) processor and Adreno 630 graphics processor in the U.S. and China , while Samsung's own chipset Exynos 9810 It comes with an 8-core (4 × 2.7 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4 × 1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) processor and Mali-G72 MP18 graphics processor.
The Galaxy Note 9, which has features such as Qi / PMA wireless charging, fast charging (Quick Charge 3.0), has a Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery.