These days, more and more consumers view content online through OTT streaming platforms. With long commutes and a hectic lifestyle, a majority of people like to access their content via their smartphone. Now, to stream content on a smartphone, one needs a great display, a good battery life, and a robust processor that ensures the phone does not lag when you’re using apps corresponding to OTT platforms. To help you find the perfect device for your needs, we have curated four smartphones that are perfect for streaming videos. Note that these have been curated based on their availability on Amazon and listed features.
The OnePlus 8 Pro has a 6.78-inch screen with a 120Hz refresh rate, making it a good option for streaming action shows. The fluid display has a 3168 x 1440 pixels resolution, 513ppi pixel density, and vibrant colour effect colour support. As a result, you should be able to enjoy true-to-life colours, according to the brand. This smartphone runs on the Oxygen OS based on Android v10. It has a 2.86GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset and Adreno 650, which should ensure that the system does not lag while you stream content. The device has 8GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage. It also has a Quad-camera setup at the rear with 48MP (Main Camera) + 48MP (Ultra-Wide-Angle Camera) + 8MP (Hybrid Zoom Camera) + 5MP (Colour Filter Camera) lenses. Finally, it has a 4510mAh battery with a Warp Charge 30T fast charge.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 has a 6.7-inch FHD+ dynamic AMOLED display with 2400 x 1080 pixels resolution. Samsung’s high-end devices are known for sporting the best screens, which is why you wouldn’t be wrong for assuming that this smartphone would be a great one to watch content. The upgraded cooling system and 120Hz display should take the streaming experience to the next level by preventing overheating and screen stuttering. To further enhance your streaming experience, this smartphone is packed with the Samsung DeX feature, which lets users link up to a monitor or TV to watch movies or videos. You can control both screens simultaneously and wirelessly. The device is equipped with 4300mAh (typical) all-day battery with 25W Super-Fast Charging, which should ensure you can stream content without running out of juice too quickly. The phone runs on the Android v10.0 operating system and has an Exynos 990 Octa-Core chipset.
The Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max features a 6.5-inch Super Retina XDR OLED display, which should make streaming content a treat. This smartphone comes with a range of other features that make it worthy of your consideration. The Triple-camera system with 12MP Ultra-Wide, Wide, and Telephoto cameras supports Night mode, Portrait mode, and 4K video up to 60fps. It also has a 12MP True Depth front camera with Portrait Mode, 4K video, and Slo-Mo. It has iOS 13 with Dark Mode, new tools for editing photos and videos, and brand new privacy features. This phone runs on the A13 Bionic chip with third-generation Neural Engine. It also has Fast charge thanks to the 18W adapter included and supports wireless charging as well. This should ensure that you can stream your content without worrying too much about the battery. Finally, the brand claims that the Face ID on the device is the most secure facial authentication in a smartphone.
The Mi 10 has a 6.67-inch FHD+ AMOLED capacitive multi-touch touchscreen with 2340 x 1080 pixels resolution, 386ppi pixel density and 19.5:9 aspect ratio. This should ensure that you can experience a wide view with ample details while watching your favourite TV show. To make sure that you don’t have to worry about the battery while watching something on the go, it has a 4780mAH lithium-polymer battery with a 30W wired fast charger in-box and support for up to 30W wireless charging. It runs Android v10 operating system with 2.84GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 with 7nm Octa-Core chipset and 8GB LPDDR5 RAM with 256GB UFS3.0 storage.