Mobile games are on the rise, mobile gamers are getting more and more fond of them, games are evolving and less powerful mobile phones are being left behind. Today, we are witnessing a wave of profitable smartphones. They have intermediate hardware, with good RAM and a balanced processor, not very powerful, but far from bad. I have separated here 5 mobile phones tested by our chain Roda Liso, good for games and very cheap. Then follow me on the best phones to buy for gaming.
The best mid-range mobile phones for gaming
Starting with the cheapest. The Realme Q3s. I imported it for R$ 1093 + R$ 300 customs tax. Currently it costs more, around 1600 reais. It’s a harder phone to find, I’ll leave the Aliexpress link in the description, to make it easier. Now, in addition to having paid a cheap price.
This little guy is too good, it comes with a Snapdragon 778G processor, 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. 6.6 inch FHD IPS screen and 144Hz refresh rate. 5000mAh battery.
In gaming tests, Asphalt 9 achieved 60 frames at 100% stability, same for Call of Duty Mobile and Free Fire Max. In Genshin Impact, it made 47 frames at 96% stability, and PUBG hit the base 40fps at 100%. All games with graphics in the middle. It now occupies first place in our ranking of intermediates tested in 2022.
The Galaxy M52 is the last one we tested on the Smooth Wheel channel. It’s a 2021 phone, it has almost the same hardware as the Realme Q3s, same Snapdragon 778G, 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. 6.7-inch Super AMOLED Plus display with 120Hz refresh rate and 5000mAh battery.
Currently in the range of R$ 1600 reais, but already reaching prices of R$ 1429, as an all-time low. Keep your eyes open, it will be offered soon.
In gaming tests, Asphalt 9 got 57 frames at 98% stability, in Call of Duty Mobile it got 59 frames at 99% stability, boasting with 60 frames at 100% Free Fire Max stability. In Genshin Impact, it made 45 frames at 97% stability, and PUBG beat the basics at 40fps at 100%. All games with graphics in the middle. It now occupies second place in our ranking of intermediates tested in 2022.
The much-loved and loved Poco F3 was tested in the fifth season of Smooth Wheel. We have analyzed the graphics in it to the maximum, since it is a high-end phone. It currently ranks fifth in the overall 2022 testing chart. In another video we made, with the best Xiaomi phones, it comes across as the best option for gaming right now.
The latter sports the Snapdragon 870, with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. It is a 6.67-inch AMOLED screen, FHD and 120Hz refresh rate. Its battery is 4520mAh. The Boy saw a price increase, currently costing in the $2200 or more range, but it was possible to find it for $1800. There is a link in the description.
In gaming tests Asphalt 9 achieved 59 frames at 100% stability, in Call of Duty Mobile and Free Fire Max it achieved 60 frames at 100% stability. In Genshin Impact, it made 45 frames at 86% stability, and PUBG hit the base 40fps at 100%. Memories, graphics to the max.
Galaxy S20 FE
If there’s one brave cell phone that’s going to take a while to leave fans’ tastes, it’s the Galaxy S20 FE. The smartphone arrived in Brazil a little later with the Snapdragon 865, it has 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage. 6.5-inch Super AMOLED display, with 120Hz refresh rate. 4500mAh battery, very similar to Poco F3 hardware.
Like the Poco F3, its price has increased a bit, currently around $2300, it was already possible to find it for $1700. But stay tuned, prices are on the way up and soon to be lower again on Black Friday.
In games, we analyzed the S20 FE in 202, it made 60 frames at 100% stability in Asphalt 9 and Free Fire. In COD Mobile it put 54 frames at 100% stability. In Genshin, meanwhile, it made 36 frames at 82% stability, and incredibly surpassed 40 frames in PUGB, hitting 59 with 100% stability.
The Motorola on the list is the Moto G200. Currently our choice of Motorola as a gaming option. This guy is too powerful, it is in the top 5 of the overall gaming ranking 2022. It is equipped with a Snapdragon 888 Plus processor, a single kit of 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of storage. 6.8-inch IPS screen, FullHD, 144 Hz. This represents a 4800mAh battery.
In games, it made 59 frames at 99% stability in Asphalt 9, boasted 60 frames and 100% stability in COD MOBILE and Free Fire Max, made 42 frames at 100% stability in Genshin and 40 images overwritten in PUBG.
It has dropped its value a lot in recent months, with the lowest price recently recorded by our system, reaching 2,124 reals. For this value, this is a good cost-benefit option for gaming.
This was our list of top 5 mobile phones good for gaming, without spending an eye on the face. You can opt for any of them and we guarantee you a good game, we have tested all the products.