Hands up if you can remember playing Snake on the Nokia 6110 in 1997?

Rudimentary in both concept and design, Snake would chew up hours upon hours on many a long-distance car or bus journey. Its rabid popularity would create an opportunity for developers looking to expand gaming on mobile, and this doesn’t look like abating in 2021 either.

Purpose-built smartphones designed specifically with gaming in mind are becoming more popular, and this month we’re covering three new models that fit comfortably in that space.

 

Game of phones!

Samsung’s awesome A series

Seek and you shall Find X! Oppo’s Find X3 series