Best Xiaomi Phones for a Great Gaming Experience

Xiaomi has so far been very successful in carving out a niche for itself. It is regarded as a company that offers phones which redefine value for money. In fact, this Chinese manufacturer is now selling phones in more than 82 overseas markets including the Western market and the UK.

For just around 300 dollars, you could buy yourself a decent Xiaomi phone with a good camera, great storage, fast processing power and battery longevity. Speaking of the latter, how many times were you posting away on Instagram, or listening to music on Spotify, and after just an hour, you discover to your horror that your battery has gone down from 80% to 40% if not less? Xiaomi phones are known to be pretty efficient when it comes to preserving battery life.

In this respect, Xiaomi is also known to be ideal for mobile gaming, because, aside from having amazing graphics, it also preserves battery life better than most other smartphones on the market. This is not only the case with mobile apps that are already downloaded on the phone, but even online games that require Wi-Fi or a 4G connection like slots, and we all know the use of internet on our phone is a main contributor to the decrease in battery life.

Moreover, the massive processing power on these phones puts them amongst the fastest phones on the market, as well as the RAM which allows users to pretty much engage in any activity of their choice, without worrying about their phones freezing or taking too long to load.

But having said that, ideally we don’t just want our phones to give us a great gaming experience, but we want to make sure that we have other things too such as a good camera. With this in mind, let’s have a look at some of the smartphones from this brand which are ideal for gaming, whilst also seeing what else they offer. (P.S. We’ve compiled this list in order of good to best selection, watch out for number 4 & 5, enjoy!)

  1. Xiaomi Mi Mix 3

This comes with an innovative slider which hides the front camera. In this phone, the screen will slide down for revealing the 24+2MP cameras. Since the front cameras are tucked inside to reveal the AMOLED display of 6.39. It doesn’t have bezels and the hardware is nothing to joke about, either. It has Snapdragon 845 with a memory configuration of 6GB/128GB. The back camera, 24MP+12MP, and a battery 3200mAh makes it an attractive buy.

  1. Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro

This is the first phone from Xiaomi to provide an in-display fingerprint sensor. This technical marvel has a transparent design towards the back. It is this that makes it different than the others. It doesn’t show the real layout of the components. However, it doesn’t really matter. The phone is powered by Snapdragon 845. It is a cool phone with 12+12MP. The memory configuration is 8GB/128GB.  It has a battery of 300mAh. The phone gives you unique gaming experience.

  1. Xiaomi Mi 9

This phone has now started selling outside of China and there are enough reasons to be excited. This is the first one from the brand to have 3 cameras at the back. It has 48MP primary camera with 12MP zoom shooter and 16MP ultra-wide lens. Also, it is one of the first phones which runs on 7nm Snapdragon 855 chipset from Qualcomm. The 20W wireless charging makes the phone a lucrative option for gaming.


In case you are looking for a phone which the best specifications, this is it. There are no phones that come close to this. It is powered by Snapdragon 845, 64 GB of storage, ^ GB of RAM. With rear cameras of 12MP+5MP and a 4000mAh battery, this really constitutes into a cool phone. The IR face-unlock and the Quick Charge 3.0 adds to the good qualities of the phone.

  1. Xiaomi Mi A2

This phone shares the same specifications as the other phones from the brand. The only difference is that it runs on Android One MIUI. It has a 6.0-inch display which makes is perfect for playing games or even watching movies. The Snapdragon 660 chipset along with a memory configuration 4B and 64GB are outstanding. It has a battery of 3000mAh and quick charging 3.0. The phone has outstanding cameras and great hardware support. This stands out as a budget phone for the best gaming experience.


Xiaomi offers different kinds of phones at different prices. However, the only things which are in common are the value. If you are looking for a good camera, great hardware, and excellent processor, you should check out the list of phones that are offered by Xiaomi.

Fabrizio Bulleri

Site Manger and Editor-in-Chief at Xiaomitoday.

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