REVEALED: The best phones for online casinos 2017

  • We compare the top phones in the market to see which performs best
  • With mobile becoming more and more important choosing the right phone is vital

Struggling to work out which phone is best to play mobile casinos?

We have compared some of the top smartphones with than older siblings and rivals to help you work out which phone you want.


There are so many smartphones to choose from and you can easily spend hours shortlisting the market leaders down but before you even start we recommend working out what is actually is you want your new phone.

It is worth considering the power, battery life, design, value for money and of course durability as a broken phone is no good to anyone; regardless of how good it looks!

Finding the right smartphone for playing at online casinos is vital, no one wants to get stuck with a phone that is slow when your are trying to play your favourite slot or table games and good sound quality is a must, especially if you are looking to be immersed in the world of live casino play on your mobile.

The best phones for playing at online casinos

Battery life Processor RRP at launch RAM Screen size
Galaxy S7 7h 18 min Samsung Exynos 8 Octa Octa-core, 2300 MHz £569.99 4GB 5.1" 1440 x 2560 pixels
Galaxy S6 7h 14 min Samsung Exynos 7 Octa Octa-core, 2100 MHz £469.99 3GB 5.09" 1440 x 2560 pixels
Google Pixel 7h 45 min Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 Quad-core, 2150 MHz £599 4 GB 5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
Google Nexus 6 6h 24 min Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 Quad-core, 2700 MHz £499 3GB 5.96" 1440 x 2560 pixels
HTC U Ultra 6h 51 min Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 Quad-core, 2150 MHz TBC 4GB 5.72" 1440 x 2560 pixels
HTC 10 7h 10 min Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Quad-core, 2200 MHz £365.00 4GB 5.2" 1440 x 2560 pixels
iPhone 7 7h 46 min Apple A10 Fusion Quad-core, 2340 MHz £599 2GB 4.7" 750 x 1334 pixels
iPhone 6 5h 22 min Apple A8 Dual-core, 1400 MHz £499 1GB 4.7" 750 x 1334 pixels
Sony Xperia XZ 6h 41 min Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, 64-bit Quad-core processor £549.00 3GB 5.2" 1080 x 1920 pixels
Sony Xperia XA 5h 48 min MediaTek Helio P10 Octa-core £229 2GB 5" 720 x 1280 pixels

Stats sourced from Phone Arena.

After testing we have decided to award our Editor’s choice to the Samsung Galaxy S7, yes the price is high but trust us when we say that you pay for what you get. The battery life is good enough to ensure you don’t suffer the heartache of watching the roulette wheel spin before the phone runs out of juice agonisingly close to your lucky number and the display quality takes some beating and helps to bring live casino games to life in the comfort of your living room or on the train home from work.

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