Gaming smartphones are one of the new trends with the last couple of generation in the mobile industry. The devices, as the name suggests, are made with modifications or tweaks with gaming in mind. Previously, the genre had failed miserably with many unsuccessful attempts of bringing a new breed of cellular yet portable gaming consoles to the mainstream markets. Since then, consumer’s perspective has changed and the unique handsets are now widely sought after. But, do we really need a gaming smartphone?
To answer the question lets take a look at the brief history of gaming smartphones alongside other portable gaming devices.
Its been a while since Asus was confirmed to have been working on the second iteration of ROG Phone (Republic Of Gaming). Asus ROG Phone 2 is going to be the latest device in the gaming smartphone lineup from the company. Previously, many leaks showed an uncertain launch date, but the official release has finally been revealed for the date of 23rd July.
The Taiwanese company teased an image on the Chinese social media platform Weibo. According to the teaser, date, time and venue location of the ASUS’ press conference has been officially revealed. Notably, Tencent Games will be in collaboration, known for its massively popular multiplayer title, PUBG Mobile. It [...]
Handheld gaming machines have been in the entertainment industries for almost 40 years now. These type of devices have always been a hit or miss with the audiences centred around gaming. Sony is a great example of this with the successful PlayStation Portable aka PSP and the subsequent failure of the PlayStation Vita. However, with the mobile gaming market being the largest revenue generator for the industry, it was inevitable that hybrid technology would be born soon. Nube Mobile is currently developing one such gaming device.Specifications & Design
The company which is largely unheard of had patented designs last year regarding an extendable smartphone. These [...]
The highly anticipated Xiaomi Black Shark 2 gaming smartphone is heading towards its India launch, and it brings a host of features to the table. As per previous reports, the device passed its BIS Certification in India on May 7, 2019, indicating that the smartphone may be released in the same month. Latest reports state that the Black Shark 2 is scheduled for an India launch on May 27. Media invites for the same have confirmed the aforementioned launch date.Xiaomi Black Shark 2: Specifications, Design & Features
The Black Shark 2 picks up a fair share of design aspects from its predecessor. The smartphone measures 163.61 x 75.01 x 8.77 mm and weighs in at 205 grams. It [...]
To encash on the rapidly booming smartphone gaming industry, Chinese smartphone maker, Nubia had launched a couple of gaming-centric smartphones in the past. The previously launched devices were warmly welcomed and in order to further benefit from the trend the company is set to launch the Nubia Red Magic 3. The smartphone is set to launch on the 28th of April and days before the official announcement, it has been spotted at a Chinese gaming event.Nubia Red Magic 3 Design and Features
According to the images shared on Chinese website ITHome, the Nubia Red Magic 3 has a similar design to the original Red Magic and the Red Magic Mars. The rear of the smartphone harbours a [...]
Mobile gaming has evolved a lot over the last few years, with games like PUBG Mobile and Clash Royale gaining immense popularity amongst young gamers. The company behind smash-hit games like PUBG Mobile and League Of Legends, Tencent Gaming is now setting its target towards gaming smartphones. The company is reportedly contacting smartphone brands such as ASUS, Xiaomi and Razer for a new gaming device that may be co-branded or self-branded.
As per reports, the company may start working on such a device soon enough. In hindsight, ASUS released the ROG gaming smartphone in the month of October [...]
Nubia, a subsidiary of telecommunications giant ZTE is expected to launch its next gaming smartphone, the Red Magic 3 for a while now. The handset is reported to pack top tier specifications with some industry-first technologies. In a post by a senior executive at the company, it has been revealed the device will launch in China on the 28th of April.Nubia Red Magic 3
The upcoming Nubia Red Magic 3 smartphone will be the company’s flagship offering. It is expected to feature a similar design to its predecessor, the Red Magic Mars. Leaks specifications of the device suggest [...]
Chinese smartphone maker Nubia is all set to launch the third iteration of its gaming smartphone. Reportedly called the Red Magic 3, it has been leaked constantly over the past few days. A fresh listing on benchmarking tool Antutu has now revealed the score of the upcoming device.Nubia Red Magic 3
A smartphone with a model number NX629J was spotted on Antutu. Since the Nubia Red Magic Mars has the model number NX609J, it is expected that the listing is of its successor, the Red Magic 3. The smartphone is expected to feature a similar design to its predecessor. Nubia claimed that the upcoming gaming device will have a high refresh rate display, which is expected [...]
Components including the camera, display and chipset for the most modern smartphones are supplied by a handful of suppliers. Therefore, it is hard to develop and manufacture a smartphone that stands out of the bunch. Razer, a recognised gaming peripheral brand tried to change that by launching a gaming-oriented smartphone, the Razer Phone in the year 2017. Following Razer, several OEMs have started to release their own versions of a gaming smartphone. The Chinese smartphone maker, Nubia is also set to launch the third iteration of its gaming handset soon. Allegedly called the Nubia Red Magic 3, specifications of the device have been previously revealed by a senior company executive. [...]
Gaming smartphones are slowly gaining popularity, and consequently, every smartphone brand is looking towards releasing its own iteration of a gaming device. Nubia is well versed in the gaming smartphone industry, and the company will soon release its next device in the gaming segment, which is the Nubia Red Magic 3. On March 18, Nubia’s General Manager confirmed six features of the upcoming smartphone.Nubia Red Magic 3 Features
The Red Magic 3 will feature a combination of air and liquid cooling to optimize the device’s temperature. The advanced cooling system will ensure that the smartphone can handle extensive thermal stress while running graphics-intensive [...]
Xiaomi launched the gaming-oriented Black Shark smartphone in early 2018 which was followed by beefed-up Black Shark Helo in November 2018.
A Weibo post shared by the company’s product director states it will soon launch a new Black Shark gaming smartphone which will be packed with new features. Unfortunately, the post does not reveal any specifications of the smartphone. However, it is expected to have the following features.Black Shark 2.0 Expected Features Snapdragon 855- The Snapdragon 855 is the latest and greatest SoC that Qualcomm currently offers. The chipset consists of an Octa-Core CPU along with the Adreno 640 GPU and is manufactured using 7 nm [...]
Nubia is a Chinese smartphone manufacturer that is based out of Shenzhen. The company was initially started in 2012 by ZTE. But in 2017, ZTE reduced their stake in it after which Nubia became an independent company. Nubia has previously offered some smartphones in India but they have not seen substantial growth. However, this might change soon as the company has launched their gaming oriented Nubia Red Magic smartphone in the country.
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The Nubia Red Magic has a striking design with front glass and rear aluminium build. The front of the smartphone has negligible left/right bezels while the top/bottom [...]