Attention, all mobile gamers! If you’re looking for an affordable gaming smartphone, this article is for you. Gone are the days when you need to spend your life savings to score a handset that will allow you to play without a fuss.

Now, there are a lot of affordable but powerful smartphones in the market that you can quickly get for a relatively low price. To help you know what’s the best and is perfect for your needs, here are our top gaming smartphones under Php10,000 (in no particular order) that are available here in the Philippines.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7


What’s a gaming smartphones list without the popular Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 in it? Known for its 48-megapixel camera, Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor, and 4,000 battery capacity, this device should also be in your mind if you want to purchase a gaming handset.

Besides being a great device for photo-lovers, it also works perfectly for all kinds of games such as NBA 2K19, PUBG Mobile, and more. The best part is — this Snapdragon 660-equipped smartphone’s price only starts at Php7,990.

Realme 3


Aside from a large display and stylish design, Realme 3 sports a MediaTek Helio P60 processor that is powerful enough to let you play games smoothly and even handle other day-to-day tasks without a hitch.

What’s the best thing about this handset? It is available for only Php6,990. This budget phone also has a Game Space app that can improve gaming performance.

See also: Realme 3 Gaming Review

Xiaomi Redmi 7


If you can’t think of any gaming smartphone that costs around Php6,000, then you surely don’t have any idea that the Xiaomi Redmi 7 exists.

This handset, which stands between Redmi Note 7 and the Redmi Go, boasts a 4,000mAh battery capacity and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 processor. Thus, you can enjoy playing for long hours, with smooth frame rates and decent graphics, without experiencing any issues or having to plug it in to the wall constantly.

You can get this on all concept and online stores for a starting price of Php5,890, making it the cheapest gaming smartphone in this list.

Samsung Galaxy A20


Yes, Samsung has a gaming smartphone that’s less than Php10,000. If you want a device that’s not just good in gaming, but also has a Super AMOLED screen, decent cameras, and comes from a more prominent brand, then you might want to check out the new Samsung Galaxy A20.

This thing is powered by Samsung’s own Exynos 7884 octa-core processor and has a large 4,000mAh battery.

Unlike most devices in this list, you can easily get a hold of the Galaxy A20 as it is available in more locations nationwide. You can get it at tons of Samsung stores, kiosks, and multi-brand shops for Php9,990.

Honor 10 Lite


The Honor 10 Lite has been the talk of the town for a while, and for good reasons. This device not only boasts a stellar display and design, but also packs some power on the inside.

For only Php9,990, you can enjoy the benefits of its Kirin 710 octa-processor, which allows you to get the most out of demanding games like PUBG Mobile. This is probably one of the cheapest smartphones to come with this Huawei processor.

If you’re on the hunt for the most affordable and effective gaming smartphones, then we hope this list was able to help you decide. These phones can help you play and enjoy your favorite mobile games without you breaking the bank.

Which between these top gaming smartphones under Php10,000 will you be getting? Do you have any other gaming smartphones to recommend for the price? Let us know by commenting below.

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