Best gaming smartphone 2020: Asus ROG Phone 3
In general, any smartphone with a 700-series Qualcomm chipset, or a MediaTek chipset from the G8x or above, can be considered suitable for gaming, as most games demand this kind of hardware. However, the best gaming smartphone is not only equipped with a better chipset and RAM like other gaming phones, but also has a better display, a cooling system to keep the phone cool even after hours of gaming and to keep gamers ahead of other gamers. There should also be features like some additional gaming triggers for this.
If you look for the name of a smartphone equipped with such hardware, then only one name comes up this year and that is Asus ROG Phone 3 Gaming Smartphone. This third generation gaming phone from Asus is more powerful than the Asus ROG Phone 2. It comes equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ chipset, which has been the most powerful Qualcomm chipset this year.
Gaming-focused specifications of the Asus ROG Phone 3 include a panel with 144Hz refresh rate, better cooling system, up to 12 GB of RAM, advanced RAM and storage technology, airtriggers with many features, variety of attractive accessories and of course. It includes a great AMOLED display with RGB lighting. Apart from great gaming features, the Asus ROG Phone 3 also has the ability to handle simple tasks with ease. It offers great battery life and its cameras perform well too.
Best camera smartphone 2020: iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max
For the best smartphone camera, we’ll have to look at some of this year’s flagship smartphones, as this is where the most innovation happens. Google Pixel 5 was not launched in India, otherwise it would have been difficult for us to pick a winner. While it was also hard to ignore the Galaxy S20 Ultra’s impressive 100x space zoom, eventually, we settled on the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max. One game-changing feature on these phones – Dolby Vision HDR video recording impressed us quite a bit. If you get used to it, you will never tire of appreciating it yourself.
The Pro models of the iPhone 12 series are all-rounders in terms of camera, whether shooting pictures or videos, both the phones shoot at the best quality. The quality and dynamic range of pictures come from their cameras. Autofocus is also fast and accurate. The iPhone 12 Pro Max has a bigger sensor and better stability system, which not only shoots better pictures during the day, but also takes good pictures in low light. Both phones come equipped with a LiDAR scanner, which makes low-light photography even better for close-ups.
Best battery life smartphone 2020: Samsung Galaxy M51
Talking about battery life, the name of Samsung Galaxy M51 is sure to come. It gets a 7,000mAh battery, which can actually be called a battery monster. Most affordable Android smartphones come with a weak chipset and low resolution display panels for good battery life. But here Samsung has given a massive 7,000mAh capacity battery in the phone to deliver tremendous battery life without compromising on the display and chipset.
This 7,000mAh battery performed well in our internal battery test. This is a phone that you can run for more than a day, even two days without worrying about charging it. And as we mentioned, Samsung has not compromised in any other place in this phone. It flaunts a large, high-resolution AMOLED display and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G chipset.
Best value for money smartphone 2020: OnePlus Nord
When it comes to value for money, opinions are divided here. Some users think of the high-priced iPhone as value for money, while others consider the powerful smartphone to be available for spending minimal money as value for money. In such a situation, it was a bit difficult to choose a phone in this category too, but if we look at the price of the smartphone and the hardware found in it, then OnePlus deserves to win the Nord Value for Money Award.
In the range of Rs 25,000 to Rs 30,000, OnePlus Nord comes loaded with several flagship features. Premium features along with good looks take it a step ahead from other competitors. Equipped with all the required specifications, you do not even have to worry about the future in OnePlus Nord, because 5G is also available in it. The display is good, the cameras do their job well, the battery life is excellent and there is an impressive OnePlus software experience. What more could be needed for the title of Value for Money.
Most popular smartphone 2020: Redmi Note 9 Pro
Xiaomi’s Redmi Note series phones have gained immense popularity. There is not one, but many reasons for this. Getting great hardware at a low price is the biggest reason in itself. There is a lot of demand in this segment in India and somewhere Xiaomi launched Redmi Note 9 Pro to take advantage of this.
The Redmi Note 9 Pro might not be an all-rounder and it lacks many premium features, such as a 90Hz display and fast charging. But when we look at the month of its launch, according to May 2020, Xiaomi had launched a phone equipped with a beautiful design and tremendous hardware at a very aggressive price. Its cameras have the ability to shoot great in daylight and you also get tremendous battery life in this. Due to all these features, this phone has maintained its dominance in the mid-range for a long time and it is proving itself even today.