5 Gaming Phones to Look Out for in 2020

Top 5 Gaming Phones, for those “serious” gamers.

Gaming is a great form of pass-time. It is a great way of relieving stress from a rough day of work. Who wouldn’t think of sitting back, kicking your legs up, and just playing games to soothe your mind? In this day and age, gaming is not just about having fun but it has also become a simulation. With new technologies, Video games have started to look more real than ever before.

From gaming consoles to gaming computers, gaming materials are found in abundance in the market. Where gaming lacks is in the phone market. Most of the consumer phones are not designed with gaming in mind. Can you game on the latest phones in the market? Sure you can, but that doesn’t mean it was primarily made for gaming.

Even if it’s the case, worry not as there are manufacturers who have heard the cry of people for a gaming phone. Companies such as ASUS, Lenovo, Razer have manufactured mobile devices specifically designed for gaming. From RGB body to bumper button that makes the user feel as if he is holding a controller, they have it all.

So today, in this article we have bought you 5 gaming phones that were specifically provided to the general customer for gaming.

Top 5 Gaming Phones

Razer Phone 2

Razer is a renowned brand in the gaming industry. They have shown their dominance in the aforementioned industry by providing gamers with accessories that intensifies their gaming experience. Headset, Keyboards, mouse, and so on, have taken the gaming immersion to another level.

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Gaming Phones – Razer Phone 2

These past years Razer has provided accessories for computer and console gamers. But these recent years mobile gaming has become the highest in the room. By grabbing such opportunity Razer had introduced their gaming phone to the world, simply called the Razer Phone. By how successful their device was, a sequel or a successor is a must.

So, with that success comes Razer Phone 2. Their latest in the phone lineup improves on every aspect the predecessor lacked and introduces new features of its own. Though it was released in 2018, it hasn’t been outdated and still manages to run games smoothly.


Operating SystemAndroid 8.1 – Android 9.0
SoftwareNova Launcher
Display5.72 inches, 1440 x 2560 pixels, IGZO IPS LCD capacitive Touch screen, 16:9
ChipsetSnapdragon 845
GPUAdreno 630
Memory8 GB
Storage64 GB
Rear Camera12 MP, f/1.8, PDAF, OIS
12 MP, f/2.6, 2x optical zoom
Front Camera8 MP
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11, NFC, GPS, Bluetooth 5.0, Type-C USB
SensorsFingerprint (Side-mounted), Gyro, Accelerometer, Compass, Proximity
BatteryLi-Po 4000 mAh (Non Removable)
PriceRs.44,999 (Expected)
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Lenovo Legion Duel

Gaming Phones – Lenovo Legion Duel

Lenovo has developed and manufactured a lot of laptops and phones in the past years. They have laptops for students as well as laptops designed for some intensive gaming. They have stepped into the gaming industry and have managed to grab the attention of millions by their products. But, Even though they had revealed their product in the gaming industry, they hadn’t quite stepped in the mobile gaming scene. Since the mobile community was growing, they had to act fast. So they came out with their new outcome. Lenovo Legion.

Lenovo Legion is their take in the mobile gaming. Since they have experience with gaming in general, their phone has hit the sweet spot for mobile gamers. With 2K panel, gamers can enjoy crisp display while gaming.


Operating SystemAndroid 10
SoftwareLegion OS/ZUI12
Display6.65 inches, 1080 x 2340 pixels, AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 19:5:9
GPUAdreno 650
ChipsetSnapdragon 865+
Storage 256 GB/ 512 GB
Memory12 GB/ 16 GB
Rear Camera64 MP, f/1.9 (Wide) PDAF
16 MP, f/2.2, 16mm (Uwide)
Front Camera20 MP, f/2.2, 25mm (Wide) Motorized Pop-Up
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11, GPS, NFC, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type -2
SensorsFingerprint (optical, under display), Gyro, Accelerometer, Compass, Proximity
BatteryLi-Po 5000 mAh Battery, Non-removable
PriceRs.70,000 (Expected)
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Asus ROG Phone 3

Asus is a well renowned company in the gaming industry. They have become fan favorites over the years. Laptops, Monitors, Motherboard, Graphic Cards, they have everything to take gamers to the peak of gaming.

They have been producing products related to PC and PC gaming since the beginning, But since mobile gaming has become a big thing these past years. Asus has decided to jump on the bandwagon and have dropped their own phone for the mobile gamers and non-gamers alike called the ASUS ROG Phone.

Gaming Phones – ASUS ROG Phone 3

The Original Asus ROG Phone was a success as it provided players with all the features that can make gaming on the phone much simpler and immersive. Not to mention its spec, it was packed with powerful processor and equally powerful GPU. It was did well in numbers so ASUS had to release a new and improved version of the phone.

Similarly to the original phone, ASUS ROG Phone 2 was hit among the fans and technology was improving. So, Out comes the new and latest phone from ASUS, named ASUS ROG Phone 3.


Operating SystemAndroid 10
SoftwareROG UI
ChipsetSnapdragon 865+
Display6.59 inches, 1080 x 2340 pixels, AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 19:5:9
GPUAdreno 650
Memory8 GB/ 12 GB/ 16 GB
Storage128 GB/ 256 GB/ 512 GB
Rear Camera64 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (Wide), PDAF
13 MP, f/2.4, 11mm (Uwide)
5 MP, f/2.0 (Macro)
Front Camera24 MP, f/2.0, 27mm (Wide)
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11, NFC, GPS, Bluetooth 5.1, 2 x Type-C 1.0
SensorsFingerprint (optical, Under display),  Gyro, Accelerometer, Compass, Proximity
Battery6000 mAh, Non-removabe
PriceRs.79,000+ (Expected)
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Xiaomi Black Shark 3

Xiaomi requires little to no introduction in the mobile industry. When are on a budget, Xiaomi is the one true savior among the others. Xiaomi has released a wide variety of phones over the years. From budget phones to the flagships.

They have released a lot of phones over the years so when mobile gaming came into the scene, Xiaomi released their own gaming phone. Since they are known for how good their budget phones, a phone with high specs was not a problem for them as they nailed every aspect of what makes a phone gaming worthy.

Gaming Phones – Xiaomi Black Shark 3

That gaming phone was the Black Shark series which was released in April of 2018. It was packed with processors, graphics, and memory that were considered over the top at that time. Xiaomi being a renowned company in the mobile industry, people liked what Xiaomi had in store.

Every year, technologies improve, new hard wares manufactured. Similarly in the mobile department, every year new processors and such are released and with improved components, manufacturers release new and improved products. The same can be said for the Black Shark as well.

Black Shark which was released in 2018 would be a little off the radar compared to the phones that are in the market as of now. So every year Xiaomi has released new Black Shark phones with new specs and hardware. As of 2020, Black Shark is the latest and greatest of Xiaomi’s gaming phone.


Operating SystemAndroid 10
Display6.67 inches, 1080 x 2400 pixels, AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 20:9
ChipsetSnapdragon 865
GPUAdreno 650
Memory8 GB/ 12 GB
Storage128 GB/ 256 GB
Rear Camera64 MP, f/1.8 26mm (wide) PDAF
13 MP, f/2.3 (Uwide)
5 MP, f/2.2 (Depth)
Front Camera20 MP, f/2.2 (Wide)
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11, GPS, Bluetooth 5.0, Type-C USB
SensorsFingerprint (Optical, Under Display) Gyro, Accelerometer, Compass, Proximity
BatteryLi-Po 4720 mAh, Non – removable
PriceRs.70,000+ (Expected)
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ZTE Nubia Red Magic 5S

ZTE Nubia is a China-based company. Compared to Xiaomi, they might not be well known all over the world. But that doesn’t mean they don’t manufacture quality phones. ZTE Nubia has been manufacturing phones since around 2007 and their phones have kept improving upon as the years past.

They have manufactured phones for commercial purposes but when the potential was found for mobile gaming, many developers developed games specifically for phones. Mobile gaming was huge, and by grabbing such an opportunity at the right time, Nubia released its first gaming phone in 2018. Simply called the Red Magic.

Gaming Phones – ZTE Nubia Red Magic 5S

As the years passed, Mobile manufacturers got hands on more powerful hardware and techs which would be put together to create a powerhouse of a phone to run almost all the games in the market without stutter and lags.

As of2020, Nubia has released their new Red Magic and its different variants are expected to release soon. Red Magic 5S is one of those variants which is expected to launch this August.


Operating SystemAndroid 10
SoftwareRed Magic 3.0
Display6.65 inches, 1080 x 2340 pixels, AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 19:5:9
ChipsetSnapdragon 865
GPUAdreno 650
Storage128 GB/ 256 GB
Memory8 GB/ 12 GB/ 16 GB
Front Camera8 MP, f/2.0 (Wide)  
Rear Camera64 MP, f/1.8, 2.6mm (Wide), PDAF 8 MP, f/2.0, 13mm (Uwide) 2 MP, (Macro)
SensorsFingerprint (Optical, Under Display), Gyro, Accelerometer, Compass, Proximity
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11, GPS, NFC, Bluetooth 5.1, Type-C USB
BatteryLi-Po 4500 mAh, Non-removable
PriceRs.65,000+ (Expected)
Gaming Phones

These were the list of Gaming Phones to look out for in 2020. Note, the prices listed for the phones above are expected as it has not been released in Nepal. When it has been released, the prices may vary. If you are an intensive mobile gamer, be on a lookout for these phones.

Razer Phone 2 – https://www2.razer.com/eu-en/mobile/razer-phone-2

Lenovo Legion – https://legion.lenovo.com/legion-phone-duel

ASUS ROG Phone 3 – https://www.asus.com/Phone/ROG-Phone-3/

Xiaomi Black Shark 3 – https://global.blackshark.com

ZTE Nubia Red Magic 5S – https://global.redmagic.gg

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