Best gaming phones

We round-up the most ideal smartphones for portable gaming

The launch of Sony Ericsson's XPERIA Play — dubbed the 'PlayStation phone' — brought worldwide attention to mobile phone gaming. However, the presence of dedicated physical gaming controls is not the be all and end all.

Most of the latest touch screen smartphones, including Apple's iPhone, are capable of running high-quality, 3D games thanks to powerful processors. We round-up the best phones for mobile gaming.

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LG Optimus 2X

LG's Optimus 2X possesses excellent specifications, a great display and a well constructed design. However, its touchscreen has a sticky feel and battery life could be improved.

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  • Reviewer:
  • Manufacturer:
  • 28th April, 2011
  • Ross Catanzariti
  • LG
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  • Pros:
  • 4in IPS display
  • Excellent build quality
  • HDMI-out
  • Cons:
  • Battery life
  • Camera lens protrudes from back
  • Touchscreen has a "sticky" feel


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