The prestige of gaming phones has become incredibly high, so much so that every time a flagship game series is launched, we find it consists of several variants and configurations, and we dedicate this article to comparing the three most important releases of the latest flagship game series from the best brands in the field.
We will talk about the Asus ROG Phone 6, the gaming giant, the Black Shark 5, and the Nubia Red Magic 7 – REDMAGIC 7. And just to note, all of these devices contain the Pro variant, but you can get better prices from original versions.
Comparison of the three leading gaming phones
This comparison will be between Specifications Asus ROG Phone 6, Xiaomi Black Shark 5 and Redmagic 7 are from Nubia.
first / design
The Black Shark 5 doesn’t have anything special when it comes to design, REDMAGIC 7 is probably more interesting with its glass back and aluminum frame, but the best is the Asus ROG Phone 6 which features an aluminum frame and a glass back protected by Gorilla Glass 3 with logo RGB luminous.
So, the giant Asus won the comparison between gaming phones, and it can also be said that it is the only one that has received IPX4 certification that guarantees water resistance, and both REDMAGIC 7 and Asus ROG Phone 6 include pressure sensitive areas on the back side that can be used as game players, while The Black Shark 5 from Xiaomi has two actual pop-up players on the right side.
Second/ display screen
The Asus ROG Phone 6 display is the most advanced, it has a 6.78-inch AMOLED screen capable of displaying up to a billion colors with great picture quality, it features a Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2448 pixels, a high refresh rate of 165 Hz, and HDR10+ certification Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection, and a fingerprint sensor.
The runner-up in the gaming phone battle goes to REDMAGIC 7, which is equipped with a 6.8-inch AMOLED screen. This panel is capable of displaying a billion colors as well, with a Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels, a high refresh rate of 165 Hz, and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection, as well as In-screen fingerprint sensor.
The Black Shark 5 has a 6.67-inch AMOLED bottom screen, Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels, a 144Hz refresh rate, and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.
Third, specifications and software
The most powerful performance phone in this trio of gaming phones is the Asus ROG Phone 6 because it has the most powerful processor, the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 from Qualcomm.
This processor comes with a 4nm octa-core architecture consisting of one Cortex X2 CPU clocked at a maximum frequency of 3.19GHz, three Cortex A710 CPUs clocked at 2.75GHz, four Cortex A510 CPUs clocked at 1.8GHz and an Adreno 730 GPU.
The chipset is also paired with up to 16GB of RAM and up to 512GB of native storage.
But that’s not to underestimate the REDMAGIC 7 with its powerful Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor, up to 18GB of RAM, up to 512GB of native storage, and a built-in cooling fan that keeps the heat down even during long gaming sessions.
It is worth noting that these gaming phones are all running the Android 12 flagship.
Fourth, cameras and photography:
The Asus ROG Phone 6 seems to have the most interesting camera, consisting of a 50MP main camera, a 13MP ultra-wide angle sensor, and a 5MP macro lens.
The Nubia REDMAGIC 7 and its Black Shark 5 counterpart are more or less the same with the 64MP triple cameras, but the former has a disappointing 8MP selfie camera.
Fifthly, the battery
With the Asus ROG Phone 6, you will get the largest battery among the three competing on the throne of mobile games. The Asus phone has one of the largest batteries in even any flagship phone, with a capacity of 6000 mAh and supports 65W fast charging.
Sixth / Price
The Asus ROG Phone 6 costs about $1,100, the REDMAGIC 7 starts at $630, while the Black Shark 5 is just $500 in its base configuration.
The ROG Phone 6 from Asus is definitely a better phone among gaming phones with its brilliance with a set of distinguished specifications, the most important of which are the latest processor, bigger battery and better screen, but REDMAGIC 7 offers the best for the least money.
What do you think about gaming phones? Which one do you prefer?