Updated on 9 January 2016 by

The best Android gaming phones have this boon of access to a pretty good number of popular and interesting platform-specific games from the Google Play Store. Hence your gaming experience depends on the hardware specifications of the phone you choose.

Our list of best Android phone for gaming offer high resolution displays of up to 720p and even 1080p along with a faster touch sensitivity for a best gaming experience. It is recommendable to choose an Android smartphone with good storage options and faster processors for storing more number of games and playing them with ease.

Samsung, LG and Motorola offer some of the best Android gaming phone under $250 price range.


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Samsung Galaxy Note 5
Huawei Nexus 6P
Motorola Moto X Play
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+
OnePlus 2
Samsung Galaxy Note 5
Huawei Nexus 6P
Motorola Moto X Play
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+
OnePlus 2
$350 - $1,133
$499 - $889
$450 - $599
$960 - $1,287
$400
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Release Date
Aug 2015
Sep 2015
Sep 2015
Aug 2015
Aug 2015
Screen Size(Diagonal)
5.7 inch
5.7 inch
5.5 inch
5.7 inch
5.5 inch
Processor Type
Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57
Quad-core 1.55 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A57
Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53
Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57
Quad-core 1.56 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 1.82 GHz Cortex-A57
Operating System
Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop), planned upgrade to v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop)
Digital Camera Resolution
16.0 MP
12.0 MP
21.0 MP
16.0 MP
13.0 MP
Installed RAM (GB)
4.0 GB
3.0 GB
2.0 GB
4.0 GB
3.0 GB
Front Webcam Resolution
5.0 MP
8.0 MP
5.0 MP
5.0 MP
5.0 MP
Battery Capacity
3000.0 mAh
3450.0 mAh
3630.0 mAh
3000.0 mAh
3300.0 mAh
Carrier
T-Mobile, AT-T, Verizon, Sprint
AT-T, T-Mobile, Verizon
Display
96% Positive
4% Negative
66% Positive
34% Negative
93% Positive
7% Negative
80% Positive
20% Negative
84% Positive
16% Negative
Look and Feel
81% Positive
19% Negative
80% Positive
20% Negative
61% Positive
39% Negative
76% Positive
24% Negative
75% Positive
25% Negative
Ease of Use
94% Positive
6% Negative
75% Positive
25% Negative
100% Positive
33% Positive
67% Negative
75% Positive
25% Negative
Camera
100% Positive
61% Positive
39% Negative
73% Positive
27% Negative
100% Positive
75% Positive
25% Negative
Battery
66% Positive
34% Negative
76% Positive
24% Negative
86% Positive
14% Negative
83% Positive
17% Negative
88% Positive
12% Negative
Performance
100% Positive
83% Positive
17% Negative
25% Positive
75% Negative
100% Positive
92% Positive
8% Negative
Applications
88% Positive
12% Negative
50% Positive
50% Negative
100% Positive
66% Positive
34% Negative
28% Positive
72% Negative
Storage
100% Negative
100% Positive
100% Negative
100% Negative
Price
25% Positive
75% Negative
75% Positive
25% Negative
100% Positive
100% Negative
100% Positive
Speaker
66% Positive
34% Negative
100% Positive
100% Negative
100% Positive
83% Positive
17% Negative
Connectivity
100% Positive
100% Negative
30% Positive
70% Negative
Operating System
100% Positive
87% Positive
13% Negative
100% Positive
100% Positive
Fingerprint Sensor
100% Positive
100% Positive
100% Negative
100% Positive
75% Positive
25% Negative
Call Quality
100% Positive
100% Positive
100% Positive
100% Positive

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