We have passed the age where we used to sit down with a decent game of snakes on our older feature phones. Gaming and handset technology now run in parallel lines with the experience getting realistic than it ever was.
A smartphone without a game inside is next to impossible. If you own a good enough smartphone, chances are massively less that you won't test it out with a shooter or a racing title ever. And with choices growing everyday in different app stores, the treat can only get bigger.
With the coming of multi-core processors and graphical chipsets, leading developers are now focusing more on games tailored-made for phones. Today, some of the best games are available on mobile phones with users having plenty of options to choose from.
There are several games in the market that fall under a host of genres. While most of the popular ones fall under the racing and FPS (first-person shooter) categories, there are others that fall under strategy and sports.
So which are the handset that you should be considering if you are full timer gamer and swear by the great Kratos all the time? We have listed 5 handsets that should effectively fit the bill.
Best Gaming Smartphones: Sony Xperia Z2
Not much can go wrong if guys over at Sony one day decide to bring life like gaming on its handsets. With the PlayStation tag already present, Sony has made its Xperia Z2 absolutely gaming ready. The Xperia Z2 have the latest in system chips tech with the Snapdragon 801 and 3GB of RAM that makes it easy for the handset to support so many hard-hitting titles.
Best Gaming Smartphones: HTC One M8
Already in our list of the top handsets to be released this year, the HTC One M8 delivers what it promises: Class and Power. And as expected, the handset is a potent device if you are looking to bombard it with a host of games. As an added bonus, the sound quality on the handset gives the title an even more lifelike feel.
Best Gaming Smartphones: Nexus 5
If we won't mention the Nexus 5 in this list, it won't be a complete one. Sure, there are a host of smartphones that are being released everyday, but the Nexus holds its charm. And the Nexus 5 isn't any different. With its fast Snapdragon 800 chip, gaming is one of the many things it executes perfectly.
Best Gaming Smartphones: Apple iPhone 5s
If you haven't played anything on an Apple-made iPhone, you won't really know what you have missed out on. While the experience on an Android handset is great, on an iPhone, it's a whole different ball game. Adding to it, a powerful 64-bit chip for smooth performance, gaming shouldn't be an issue.
Best Gaming Smartphones: Samsung Galaxy Note 3
Talking about phablets in gaming, none carry it out better than the previously released Samsung Galaxy Note 3. But why nominate Note 3 in this list, you ask? Well, the answer is pretty obvious: Performance. Samsung offers a massive Snapdragon 800 chip with 3GB of RAM inside the device that makes sure gaming comes normally.