Posted on Apr 28 2017 - 10:51am by Ashish Kumar

Are you a gaming freak? Well, if yes then you might be interested in buying all the gaming gadgets out there ranging from smartphones, tablets, gaming consoles, laptops, computers, headsets, HDTV etc. One needs a wonderful display, a powerful graphic card and a mammoth processor to get the best experience.

In case you are a fan of gaming console then factors like motion capturing, games, storage, video-audio quality becomes important. Focussing on computers and mobiles; display, GPU and CPU plays an important role.

Top 4 features to Look into when buying a gaming gadget

4 major features viz. Processor, Display, GPU and RAM are the crucial deciding factors while buying a gaming gadget.


Powerful processor helps in smooth transition of game on the device you are playing. For computers, powerful processors from Intel like i7-6850K, i5-7600K, i3-7100 and from AMD like Ryzen 7 1700 are among the best multi-core processor available. Check out some of the best gaming processors here.

For smartphones Qualcomm’s latest MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 chipset was recently spotted in smartphones like Samsung Galaxy S8, Xperia XZ Premium; is a powerful chipset ideal for gaming. Though all Snapdragon 8XX processors are equally efficient for gaming.


Screen size is crucial for a wonderful experience. If you are looking for display monitors, then go with screen sizes like 38″ (LG 38UC99-W), 27″ Samsung LC27F591FDN, etc. with good resolution like 3840 x 1600 px, 3840 x 2160 px, 2560 x 1440 px, 1920 x 1080 px, etc.

Smartphones with bigger screen size than 5″ fits perfectly well in hand to play the games. Bezels in a smartphone also play an important role in holding it comfortably, otherwise you will end up touching display while playing games, ex. if you are playing online games like live roulette with real live dealers then you wouldn’t want to touch unnecessary on the screen to avoid penalty. As smartphone industry is adapting to larger screen sizes, Full HD resolution display has become a standard to provide in a good smartphone. Smartphones with 4K, QHD resolutions provide a mesmerizing experience in terms of color and video quality.


To get a high frame rate while processing graphics when a game is run you need a power graphic card.  Graphic cards from NVIDIA GeForce and AMD Radeon should be an ideal choice for a powerful gaming system.

Most of the flagship models of various mobile manufacturers features Adreno 540 (GPU) or Mali-G71 MP20. Higher Adreno model should be your preference while buying a smartphone.


To avoid any speed related issues (in accessing the memory) while playing games, your system must have high RAM. 4GB RAM is minimum recommended for good gaming experience. It is always preferred to buy CPU in which there is extra RAM slots. Smartphone nowadays features RAM ranging from 3-6GB which is sufficient to play almost all games.

Pricing of your gaming gadget mainly depends on the above mentioned 4 features. Higher the specifications, more expensive the device is.

We would like to know which features you look into while buying your ideal gaming gadget. Let us know, drop your comments below.

About the Author

Co-Founder & Senior Editor at and founded Android Gyan back in July 2011. Currently pursuing his B.Tech from IIT Roorkee. He loves photography and travelling and is always open for discussions and communication regarding start-ups, marketing, branding, and gadgets. Follow him at Facebook I Twitter I Google+. DONATE US. Contact him at [email protected]

Leave A Response