Gaming phones make manufacturers go all out when it comes to equipping their devices with the latest and greatest hardware. 2020 saw some really amazing offerings coming our way, making the job of our jury very difficult. The Indian Gadget Awards (Voice of the Industry) celebrates the top gadgets, and are being adjudged by 30 prominent voices who cover the tech industry, leveraging their insight and experience to decide the Best Gaming Phone of 2020 and so much more. This grand event is being co-hosted by 91mobiles, Geekyranjit, Trakin Tech, and MySmartPrice in 2020. Let’s move forward and tell you which handset has won the title of the Best Gaming Phone of 2020.
The winner of the Best Gaming Phone of 2020 title is: ASUS ROG Phone 3
The ASUS ROG Phone 3 brings with it everything that a gamer could ask for. It’s got a massive AMOLED display that not only bears 144Hz refresh rate but also offers a 240Hz touch sampling rate. This alone is sure to give you an edge over others in frenzied online matches. You also get Air Triggers on the sides of this phone, which are especially helpful in shooting games. The ROG Phone 3 is powered by the Snapdragon 865+ processor and comes with up to 12GB of RAM. That’s way more than the amount of firepower you need in order to run the most demanding games available out there. The phone also offers a powerful 6,000mAh battery with 30W fast charging support so you don’t run out of power frequently.
Runner-up for Best Gaming Phone of 2020: Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
Just like it did with the previous iPhones, Apple obliterated the competition in the chipset department with the iPhone 12 Pro Max’s A14 Bionic chip. The kind of power that’s on offer through this SoC is unmatched in the smartphone world and you can rest assured that every game on the App Store will run without any hiccups on the iPhone 12 Pro Max. That said, the gaming experience of this device is enhanced by its stereo speakers and its 6.7-inch Super Retina OLED screen that boasts of a peak brightness of 1200nits. Like all iPhones, this one too gives you access to the Apple Arcade subscription service that delivers unhinged access to paid games for a nominal fee.
Just to refresh your memory, here are the rest of the nominees for the Best Camera Phone of 2020:
The iQOO 3 is a great choice for gamers thanks to its incorporation of features like shoulder triggers, 55W fast-charging, and a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED screen. What’s also great is that it’s powered by the Snapdragon 865 chipset, guaranteeing excellent performance no matter what game you plan to indulge in.
The OnePlus 8T is one more phone with the Snapdragon 865 chipset at its heart. What will also impress you is its 6.5-inch Fluid AMOLED display, which offers a 120Hz refresh rate. That said, its big 4,500mAh battery benefits from the 65W fast-charging, allowing it to go from 0 to 100 percent in just 39 minutes.
Xiaomi Mi 10
The curved 90Hz Super AMOLED display on the Xiaomi Mi 10 is a delight to interact with. Gamers will also be pleased with its stereo speakers that brilliantly perform the job of immersing you into your games. And it’s no surprise that the phone is powered by the Snapdragon 865 chipset.
It’s evident that each and every nomination in this category is worthy of an award, but there could only be one winner!
For your reference, here is the full list of winners of the Indian Gadget Awards 2020.