New Delhi: Riding on the growing popularity of advanced mobile games such as PUBG and Fortnite, gaming smartphones are projected to reach 1.8 percent of the total smartphone shipments in the Indian market by the end of this year, a new report said on Friday. According to CyberMedia Research, gaming smartphones could possibly reach 6.5 per cent of the total smartphone market by 2021. The demand for better hardware to cater to advanced mobile gaming is attracting PC gaming manufacturers such as Razer and ASUS.
“With the increasing demand for mobile gaming by millennials, the gaming smartphone industry is set to explode with new growth opportunities for not just traditional smartphone vendors, but new entrants, such as gaming PC manufacturers. The report also indicates a significant spike in mobile gaming users with expectations they will cross 748 million by 2021. “The new breed of smartphone gaming devices will mainly garner attention from gaming enthusiasts. (IANS)