Thanks to the OnePlus flagship smartphone, The OnePlus 7, popular 90Hz Refresh Rate displays became a popular word amongst smartphone enthusiasts in 2019. After fast charging and Quad camera, it’s time for high refresh rate displays on smartphones.
Well, that has now high refresh rate screens are now in demand. High refresh rate smartphones are now trending in 2020. Smartphone makers like Xiaomi, OnePlus, OPPO and others have been launching some excellent devices with high refresh rate displays both in premium and budget segments. Brands like Xiaomi will offer a 120Hz high refresh rate in just 15999.
Before we list devices with 90Hz or 120Hz refresh rate displays, let’s talk about what’s refresh rate.
What is Refresh Rate (Hz)? How is it different from FPS?
The refresh count of how many times the screen refreshes its image in one second. It is measured in Hz and also in trend. Today, most smartphone displays have a 60Hz refresh rate, which means your display is redrawing the same frame 60 times every second. A higher refresh rate means that there are less motion blur and considerably clearer image quality.
|Noticeably smoother scrolling and animations||Consumes more battery|
|Less eye fatigue|
List of Smartphones with 90Hz Refresh Rate Display
1. OnePlus 7 Pro, 7T, 7T Pro and Mclaren Edition
OnePlus in 2019 becomes one of the first smartphone brands that have a high refresh rate, The OnePlus 7 Pro, 7T, 7T Pro and its Mclaren Edition all comes with a 90Hz display panel. Further, the display also has an excellent AMOLED panel and option to switch 90Hz refresh rate all the time — unlike the Pixel 4. So if you are looking for the best smartphone with a 90Hz higher refresh rate, I would say the OnePlus 7 lineup devices display panel is a much-balanced product in terms of both fluid performance and battery efficiency.
Specifications: 7nm Snapdragon 855/855+ coupled with Adreno 640 GPU, AMOLED Full HD and QHD + Display (1,080 x 2,340 pixels), 6-12GB RAM, 128-256GB Storage, 3800-4000mAh battery capacity with Warp 30T charging.
Buy from Amazon: Starts at ₹34,999
2. Realme X2 Pro and X50 Pro 5G
After OnePlus’ Realme released two excellent smartphones having a 90Hz refresh rate display. The Realme X50 Pro 5G is India’s first 5G phone. The smartphone has a 6.5-inch Super AMOLED display 20:9 Aspect ratio with an FHD resolution. The device also has a 180Hz touch-sensing sampling rate which means you will have a much better experience while gaming. The charging speed also highlights the device. It is claimed that the device can fully charge the battery from zero to 100 percent within 35 minutes.
Specifications: 7nm Snapdragon 865/855+ (7 nm) with Adreno 640 GPU, Super AMOLED Full HD Display, 6-12GB RAM, 128-256GB Storage, 4000-4200mAh battery capacity.
3. Pixel 4 Series
The Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL both Both These displays support a 90Hz refresh rate., however, it has a dynamic mechanism to switch between 60Hz and 90Hz refresh rate to save battery. In low brightness, the refresh rate is switched 90Hz to 60Hz, but you have the option to force a 90Hz refresh rate all the time using Developer Options.
Specifications: Snapdragon 855 (7 nm) with Adreno 640 GPU, Full HD, and 2K Display Panel, 6GB RAM, 64-128GB Storage, 2800-3700mAh battery capacity.
Buy from BestBuy: Starts at $799
4. Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro 5G
Xiaomi has unveiled its latest flagship Smartphone, the Mi 10 Pro 5G in China and it is. The Mi 10 sports a 6.6-inch Super AMOLED panel and has a 90Hz refresh rate in FHD resolution and the display has a 180Hz touch-sensing rate with HDR10+ protected with Gorilla glass 5. The main highlight of the smartphone is the 108MP camera.
Specifications: Snapdragon 865 (7 nm) with Adreno 640, Full HD Display, 8-12GB RAM, 256-512GB Storage, 4500mAh battery capacity.
5. Oppo Reno Ace
After OnePlus Realme and POCO by Xiaomi, Oppo Reno Ace was released in October last year, but only for China. It comes with a 6.6-inch AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate. The screen is protected Gorilla Glass 6.
Specifications: Snapdragon 855+ (7 nm) with Adreno 640, Full HD Display, 8-12GB RAM, 128-256GB Storage, 4000mAh battery capacity (Fast battery charging 65W: 100% in 30 min (SuperVOOC Super Flash Charge 2).
6. Nubia Red Magic 3 and 3s
If you are looking for a gaming smartphone that comes with a high refresh rate then Nubia Red Magic 3 series is good to pick. It comes with a 6.65-inch FHD AMOLED display and sports a 90Hz refresh rate panel. To make the display color accurate, it’s 100% calibrated using the DCI-P3 color profile. The screen is protected with corning gorilla glass 4 and in-camera smartphone, it has a single 48 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), LED flash and record 4K Video recording.
Specifications: Snapdragon 855/855+, Adreno 640 GPU, Full HD Display, 6-8-12GB RAM, 64-128GB Storage, 5000mAh battery capacity and 18W Quick charge 4+ technology.
Buy Nubia Red Magic 3 from Flipkart: ₹35,999
Buy Nubia Red Magic 3s from Flipkart: ₹47,999