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Top Android Smartphones for Gaming in 2016

While today’s smartphones are of course used for making phone calls, they have also become popular as gaming devices. Users can enjoy playing simple games like blackjack at sites like or games with complex graphics like Grand Theft Auto.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 5
Gamers often prefer a phone with a sizable display screen in order to better view their game. With a display measuring 5.7 inches, this particular smartphone is definitely on the high end in this aspect. For this reason, many gamers find the Galaxy Note 5 an ideal gaming phone.

HTC One M10
The great thing about gaming on a smartphone is that you can do it when you are on the go. This means that the phone must have good battery life in order to keep going. This is one factor that makes the HTC One M10 a good choice for gaming. The M10 can be set up to recharge wirelessly which means that gamers don’t need to worry about having their phone die mid-game.

Samsung Galaxy S7
The most recent model of the Galaxy S is the best yet. With an impressive 4 GB of RAM, this phone has more than enough to operate today’s games as well as be prepared for future games that may require more resources.
Motorola Droid Turbo
Today’s games need to run on phones with faster processors than in the past. The Turbo has an ideal processor to keep games moving and prevent the dreaded lagging. The display screen is another feature of this phone, measuring 5.2 inches.

The LG G5 not only offers an impressive 5.6 inch display screen, but it also comes with an improved battery that keeps it charge much larger than previous models. For these reasons, gamers would find this to be an excellent gaming phone.

When deciding which of these 5 Android smartphones are the best for gaming, the Samsung Galaxy S7 clearly emerges as the top choice. Not only does it have the appropriate hardware for gaming but it also includes cutting edge waterproof technology.

By Jayvee Fernandez

Jayvee Fernandez is a tech enthusiast and sitting Techbology Editor for The Philippine STAR.

He is also an EAN certified SCUBA Diver and underwater photographer based in Metro Manila, Philippines. His photos and videos have appeared in various international and local publications including Random House Germany, Discovery Channel Canada, and CNN.

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