Top 10 gaming mobile phones to buy in 2021

Ritika GuleriaAug 11 . 7 min read

1) Asus ROG Phone5

It is India’s first phone which comes along with the Snapdragon 888. The logo of ROG Phone 5 has completely changed in it which gives it an amazing look. The Asus ROG Phone 5 is a dual-SIM (GSM and GSM) mobile that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM cards. In terms of software, this phone is running using android 11. This phone is more classy than its older phones.


  • It gives the option of 8GB or 12GB RAM. 
  • It contains Bypass charging which is the coolest feature of it. Asus ROG Phone5 has extensive battery life and charging speed. 
  • 6000mAh battery.
  • Headphone Jack is back in it with a high-quality deck. It contains excellent speakers having amazing quality.
  • ROG phone 5 also provides two limited editions of phones which provide 16 GB or 18 GB RAM’s option.
  • Motion sensing feature has also been introduced in it.
  • It contains a Type C port, high-level chips and also uses a recent version of gorilla glass. 
  •  Features like scout mode, enhanced haptic mode, etc. mode have also been introduced in it. 
  • Fan quality has also improved in it which contains 2 triggers in its back. 
  • It comes in white and black variants.
  • The response time of this gaming phone is 1 millisecond, the refresh rate is 144 Hz and the sampling rate is 300 Hz.

2) Black Shark 3 Pro

It is a 5G gaming phone. The expected available price of Black Shark 3 pro in India is Rs. 49,190. The RAM type of this phone is LPDDR5. Expected to launch on Aug 15, 2021.


  • 8 GB RAM / 256 GB internal storage base variant of Black Shark 3 Pro which is expected to be available in Phantom Black, Armor Grey color.
  • Processor- Qualcomm Snapdragon 865.
  • 5000mAh non-removable battery.
  • Operating system- Android v10.
  • Contains dual sim slots(Size SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano).
  • 5G network supported by the device (network not rolled-out in India), 4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G.
  • It contains many sensors like a light sensor, proximity sensor, accelerometer, compass, gyroscope.
  • USB Type C port.

3) OnePlus 8 Pro

The price of the OnePlus 8 Pro in India starts from Rs. 48,999. This phone is running using Android 10. It comes with gorilla glass protection. It supports proprietary fast charging.


  • Processor- Qualcomm Snapdragon 865.
  • The refresh rate is- 120Hz.
  • RAM- 8GB.
  • Internal storage- 128GB.
  • 4510 mAh battery.
  • USB Type-C port.
  • 128 GB internal storage.
  • OnePlus 8 Pro is water-resistant.
  • It contains a dual-LED flash.

4) Lenovo Legion 2 pro

Legion 2 pro is the best phone for gaming. The price of this phone in India starts from Rs. 54,999. It supports fast charging and comes with gorilla glass protection.


  • Processor- Qualcomm Snapdragon 888.
  • RAM- 8GB.
  • Internal storage- 128GB. 
  • It comes in Titanium White and Ultimate Black colors.
  • Operating system- Android 11.
  • Amazing 5500mAh non-removable battery.
  • USB Type-C port.

5) Nubia Red Magic 5G

This gaming phone was launched by Nubia. The price of Nubia Red Magic starts from Rs. 40,290 in India. Red magic is the best mobile phone for gaming. Its hardware and software are amazing. 


  • Hardware shoulder buttons.
  • Processor- octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 865.
  • RAM- 8GB.
  • Internal storage- 128GB.
  • Non-expandable storage.
  • It comes with 8GB of RAM.
  • Nubia Red Magic 5G runs Android 10.
  • 4500mAh non-removable battery.
  • It comes in Cyber Neon, Hacket Black, and Mars red colors. 

6) Huawei P30 Pro

The price of the Huawei P30 Pro starts from Rs. 45,990. It is still considered a very good smartphone for gaming because of its fabulous features like sensors etc.


  • Processor- 2.6GHz octa-core (HiSilicon Kirin 980).
  • 8GB RAM.
  • Internal Storage- 256GB.
  • We can also expand storage up to 256GB by using a Nano memory card.
  • Android 9 OS.
  • It comes in Aurora and Breathing Crystal colors.

7) Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G

The price of the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G in India is Rs. 91,999. This is a luxury phone for those who want the best of everything. This phone provides a large amount of memory.


  • Processor- Samsung Exynos 990(2.7GHz octa-core (1x2.7GHz + 4x2.5GHz + 3x2GHz).
  • RAM- 12GB.
  • Internal storage- 128GB with expandable storage.
  • 4500mAh battery capacity.
  • Colors- Mystic Black, Mystic Bronze, Mystic White.
  • Android 10 OS.
  • USB Type-C port.

8)Razer Phone 2

The price of the Razor Phone 2 starts from Rs.69,999 in India. It supports fast charging and many other good features.


  • Processor- Qualcomm Snapdragon 845.
  • RAM- 8GB.
  • Internal Storage- 64GB.
  • 4000 mAh non-removable battery.
  • Android 8.1 Oreo operating system.
  • USB Type-C port.
  • It’s available only in a couple of color options.

9) LG V60 ThinQ 5G

The price of the LG V60 ThinQ 5G starts from Rs.79,990. A gamer needs a phone which is having high battery capacity and this phone fulfills the gamer's need.


  • Processor- Qualcomm Snapdragon 865.
  • RAM- 8GB.
  • Internal storage- 128GB.
  • 5000mAh battery capacity.
  • Android 10 operating system.
  • USB Type-C 3.1, USB On-The-Go.
  • Colors- classy white and classy blue.

10) Vivo X60 PRO+

The price of Vivo X60 PRO+ in India is Rs. 69,990. It supports compatible networks (like 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G) which makes it pro.


  • Processor- Snapdragon 888.
  • RAM- 12GB.
  • Internal storage- 256GB (Non expandable).
  • Li-Po 4200 mAh non-removable battery.
  • Available in Orange and Emperor blue colors.
  • Android 11, Funtouch 11.1 operating system.
  • USB Type-C port.

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