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Best Gaming capable android Phones you can easily buy in Kenya in 2020

Phones fashioned for gaming purposes are rarely seen on the Kenyan retail counters, but that doesn’t mean we can’t utilize conventional ones for the same course. It’s a segment we only see manufacturers focus in developed markets such as the United States with little attention to developing countries such as Kenya. However, there’s still adequate mainstream devices that can easily load and play games without an issue.

The gaming industry for a while had been left for the Xbox’s and Play Stations; however, modern android devices are just as adequately equipped to handle most games without an issue. In fact, most flagship devices announced last year and part of this year come with the latest specs in the industry to do just fine for gamers. We acknowledge the evolution that’s taking place within the gaming industry with newer games requiring certain hardware to run at optimal settings but then again there’s a reason why the likes of Samsung don’t have a separate gaming dedicated phone.

The hype has definitely continued to grow within the PC industry with the likes of HP Omen, Asus ROG and Dell Alienware dominating the industry. On the other hand, there are a couple of requirements that if an android phone meet, then it can comfortably handle common titles such as Fortnite, call of duty mobile and Pokémon Go.

Important Specifications for a Gaming Phone

As mentioned earlier, there are a couple of specs necessary to run top gaming titles without an issue. After compiling minimum requirements for most android Games, I’ve come up with minimum specs your smartphone ought to have for you to get optimal experience in 2020.

RAM6GB and above (Important)
INTERNAL STORAGE64GB and above (128GB preferred)
SCREEN6inches and above with 1080p resolution (90hz) refresh rate but 60hz will do just fine.
PROCESSORQualcomm 845 or better (We’ve not benchmarked Mediatek)
BATTERYAt least 3000mAh
ANDROID VERSION10

 After carefully considering the above specifications, here is a list of Gaming capable devices you could buy in Kenya right now.

PHONESPECIFICATIONSCURRENT PRICE
Samsung Galaxy S20+8GB/128GB/6.7” (1140*3200)/ 4500mAh96,500
OPPO RENO38GB/128GB/6.4” (1080*2400)/ 4025mAh39,999
Huawei Nova 7i8GB/128GB/6.4” (1080*2310)/ 4200mAh29,999
XIAOMI Mi Note 106GB/128GB/ 6.47”/ (1080*2340)/ 5260mAh49,000
Nokia 7.26GB/128GB/ 6.3”/ (1080*2280)/ 3500mAh30,999

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