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Best Phones for Mobile Gaming April 2020

Mobile gaming has been steadily on the rise with Google, Apple and leading phone manufacturers supporting mobile game developers financially. Serious gamers need an edge over their rivals, choosing the best gaming phone is essential for every mobile gamer.
Mobile Gaming
Choosing your phone based on mobile gaming capabilities requires focus on 3 major areas of mobile phone technology. 


This breaks down into two areas. RAM ensures your phone runs fast and internal memory to make sure your phone can handle downloading lots of big games.


The resolution, PPI density and ratio of your screen can give you an edge. Wider display and the speed of the display means you can see situations before your rivals.

Battery Life

There's nothing worse than running out of battery mid game. Although a charger is usually available, mobile gamers often play on the move so making sure your juice stays high is essential.

Best Mobile Phones for Gamers in March April 2020

We've looked at the current devices available and have pulled together the best mobile phones for gaming available in April 2020.

GB Internal Memory
Resolution in Pixels
PPI Density
Battery Power
OnePlus 8 Pro12GB256GB1440 x 3120 19.5:95074510 mAH
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G16GB512GB1440 x 320020:95115000 mAH
Sony Xperia 1 II8GB256GB1644 x 384021:96434000 mAH
Oppo Find X2 Pro12GB512GB1440 x 3168NA5134260 mAH
OnePlus 7T Pro12GB256GB1440 x 312019.5:95164085 mAH
OnePlus 7 Pro12GB256GB1440 x 312019.5:95164000 mAH
Oppo Find X212GB256GB1440 x 3168NA5134200 mAH
Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G12GB512GB1440 x 320020:95254500 mAH
Samsung Galaxy S10 5G8GB512GB 1440 x 304019:95024500 mAH

These phones are all premium and come with a high price tag. But they will put you ahead of your rivals with slower, less able smartphones. To put it simply, if you need to questions the cost of these phones then these are probably not for you!

For those thrifty mobile gamers there are some great options available that don't come with a huge price tag.

Cheap Phones for Mobile Gamers

GB Ram
GB Internal Memory
Resolution in Pixels
PPI Density
Battery Power
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro4GB64GB1080 x 240020:93955020 mAH£210
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S4GB64GB1080 x 240020:93955020 mAH£149
TECNO Camon 15 Pro6GB128GB1080 x 234019.5:93904000 mAH£160
Huawei Y9s6GB128GB1080 x 234019.5:93914000 mAH£203
Honor 9X4GB64GB1080 x 234019.5:93914000 mAH£209
Oppo F114GB64GB1080 x 234019.5:93914020 mAH£319
Huawei P smart Pro 20196GB128GB1080 x 234019.5:93914000 Mah£254

Depending on how much you want to spend you can get a really good deal on reasonably priced gaming mobiles. You will have to choose your games carefully as these phones wont complete with the leading phones above.