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We just posted a blog showing the best “Gaming Phones” for 2022. Refer back to that aricle by CLICKING HERE!

How to choose a gaming phone:

There is a wealth of options when it comes to gaming phones, and when you consider that the majority of flagships are also rather adept at gaming, it can be hard to know where to start. So, in an effort to help you find your perfect match, here are a couple of things worth considering before you buy your next phone.

What kind of games do you play?

This is probably the most important factor when deciding on a phone for gaming. If you’re trying to achieve the maximum frames per second on Genshin Impact you’d benefit from advanced features like CPU overclocking and the ability to pause background processes. On the other hand, if you’re a competitive CoD Mobile player, then physical triggers and an increased touch response time could be invaluable.

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If you mainly play 2D games that aren’t very graphically intensive, you might be better served by a non-gaming-specific phone as they tend to offer some better general-purpose features like longer battery life and more advanced camera systems.

Thinking about the type of games you play will help to make the important features stand out.

Do you normally play at home or on the go?

Gaming phones tend to aim for the highest performance possible alongside the most powerful cooling, but this tends to come at the cost of battery life and portability. It’s important to think about where you most frequently game, as this should factor into your buying decision.

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If you game at home, then battery life won’t be your biggest concern. Instead, we’d recommend looking out for devices that have multiple USB-C inputs, so that one can be used for power while the other can connect to peripherals like a controller or external cooling system.

If you game on the go, then battery life, as well as the size and weight, are something to think about more carefully. Maybe opting for a slightly less powerful handset with longer battery life would be more convenient, or maybe you’re happy to always have a power bank at the ready.

More about this story:

Pocket Lint just released the list of the best phones to use for gaming. To refer back to these phones go HERE.

Every product in this list has been tested in real-life situations, just as you would use it in your day-to-day life.

A phone is something you use all day, every day, so we’ve used all the options on this list extensively to see how they hold up in the real world. We’ve tested battery life, gaming performance, connectivity, camera performance and everything else you could possibly need to know. Then we’ve given you all the data you need to help with your buying decisions.

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As with any roundup, it’s not possible to deliver a list that works for every type of user, but we lean on the experiences and opinions of the wider Pocket-lint team – as well as thoroughly assessing the areas above – in order to do our best in this regard.

What we always tend to avoid when compiling these picks are needless spec comparisons and marketing lines; we just want to provide an easy to understand summary that gives you an idea of what each product is like to use. Our verdicts are concise, but this is purely in the interest of brevity. Rest assured all the things on this list have been fully tested.

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