Best Handheld Games Consoles to Enjoy Leisure Time

Most people run games through their phones these days. This may indeed be the way forward, but let’s get one thing straight: unless your phone has gigantic memory or you’re streaming games through online platforms, your phone was just not made for gaming. It’s like trying to run the latest summer blockbuster through your old box shaped television. It may work, but it’s not what either thing was made for. That’s why these mini games consoles are still selling like hot cakes in the age of the mobile. All your games in one place, excellent graphics, without the lag or memory issues that come when your phone has to muscle up.

Nintendo Switch

Enabling you to ‘switch’ between a mobile gaming device to a home game system, the Switch answers the question, do I have to choose between the two? It’s the complete entertainment system with a big library of games, and you can stream movies and TV too via Hulu. With a 5-hour battery life and various colour configurations, it’ll be your go-to gaming buddy at home or on the move.

Nintendo 2DS XL

Both the 2DS and 3DS are consoles with a focus on fun. Loads of Nintendo games are available at a much lower cost than your standard console variants, so you can enjoy Super Mario, Pokemon or Minecraft to your heart's content in the back of the car or on the train. Just don’t tell the kids (who it’s actually made for). Also available in a variety of colours with bang-proof casing.

Nintendo Switch Lite

The Nintendo Switch Lite's lightweight design and compact 5.5-inch display make it a bit more portable than the standard Switch. Priced at just $200, it’s cheaper, too! You can order the Lite in several eye-catching colors: yellow, turquoise, and gray.

GPD XD Plus Portable Gaming Handheld

An emulator is hardware or software that lets one device behave like another. The GPD XD Plus allows you to play classic games from old consoles like the NES, SNES, PS1, or Game Boy. If you're good with computers and researching things online, the GPD XD Plus is one of the best emulators you can buy — it's one of the few that's powerful and portable.

Apple iPod touch 

The iPod touch is truly in a league of its own when it comes to sheer entertainment capabilities. Equipped with a 4-inch Retina touch screen, an 8 MP camera, and the best software in the business, the device can do a whole lot more than play your MP3 collection.

ASUS ROG Phone II Android Smartphone

The ASUS ROG Phone II is tailor-made for Android gamers. The smartphone flaunts a gorgeous 6.6-inch display with an insanely smooth 120 Hz refresh rate, a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset, 12 GB of RAM, a dual camera, and awesome dual front-facing speakers.

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