Smartphones with increased display frequency could be the new trend of 2020. However, they have already become a trend, because there are not so few such devices on the market. We can say that the trend has already begun. This article provides a list of such devices. We will include both devices with 90Hz screens and phones with 120 and 240Hz displays. Yes, 240 Hz devices are already on the market too, so we will not delay.
Smartphones with increased screen refresh rates
Asus ROG Phone 2 – You Couldn't Wish for Better
Rog Phone 2 is the best of the best
The phone has a 120Hz screen and offers flagship hardware. This is probably the best device on the list. It is equipped with a 6.59-inch screen, 48-megapixel camera, 8/12 GB of RAM, Snapdragon 855+ processor, 128/512 GB of internal memory, a version with 1 TB of ROM and 12 GB of RAM is also available. This is the most powerful and truly gaming smartphone. The 8GB RAM version can be purchased for $ 590 at Amazon, which isn't that much.
Sharp Aquos R3 – Japanese 120Hz
Sharp Aquos R3 – Japanese 120Hz
The device is equipped with the flagship Snapdragon 855, 6 GB of RAM, 128 GB of internal memory, a 6.2-inch IGZO display with a dot density of 485 PPI, a refresh rate of 120 Hz and support for HDR10. The camera is 12 megapixels, and the battery is only 3200 mAh.
Razer Phone 2 is an alternative to ROG Phone 2
Razer Phone 2 – a smartphone for gamers
Another phone with a 120Hz display. It has a 12MP camera, 8GB of RAM and is powered by a Snapdragon 845 processor. The battery is 4000mAh. You can buy it for about $ 350. This is a decent gaming phone with an outdated processor, but the low cost justifies this decision.
Redmi K30 – if there is no money for a normal phone
Redmi K30 – cheap Chinese
The phone offers a 6.67-inch FHD display with HDR10 support and 120Hz refresh rate, 6/8 GB of RAM and 64/256 GB of internal storage, a scanner on the side. This is a pretty budget device. You can buy it for 15 thousand rubles, and another feature can be a good camera from Sony. The new module IMX686 is used here, which copes with its tasks very well. Of course, the processor is not as powerful (Snapdragon 730G), but you can take a look at it 5G – the version that runs on the Snapdragon 76 processor 5G.
However, it should be noted that the K30 software is not very well optimized so far, and many will notice lags in the interface. If you need perfect smoothness, look towards Rog Phone 2. We suggest discussing the problems Redmi K30 in Telegram.
Smartphones with a screen frequency of 90 Hz
This completes the list of devices with 120 Hz screens. However, many users note that they don't notice much of a difference between 90 Hz and 120 Hz. Therefore, you can always take a look at simplified versions with a 90Hz screen. These are, for example, OnePlus phones (7 Pro, 7T and 7T Pro). You can take a look at the Chinese Oppo Reno Ace, Realme X2 Pro, Nubia Red Magic 3. Lovers of pure Android can also experience the beauty of 90Hz with the Pixel 4. It differs from OnePlus is able to activate constant 90Hz via developer settings. By the way, the owners of Redmi K30 also complain about a similar defect.
Smartphones with a screen frequency of 240 Hz
Sharp has already presented a phone with a screen with a refresh rate of 240 Hz. It is called Aquos Zero 2 and is equipped with a Snapdragon 855 processor, 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of internal storage. Its sales should start in the first quarter of 2020.
In addition, in February this year, Samsung will hold a presentation at which it will unveil the Galaxy S20 line of devices. Even the most budget phone of this line will work with a display refresh rate of 120 Hz. If you want a 120Hz tablet, there is iPad Pro. So far, the company does not use such a screen Apple in its phones, but starting with iPhone XS, it embeds a touch with a frequency of 120 Hz into devices, which makes the response faster and more responsive.
If you know of other phones with a screen frequency of 120 Hz, you can share them in the comments.