Master smartphone gaming with these value-for-money gamepads
Here are some of the gamepads for mobile gaming you should check out.
With an ever-growing number of mobile gamers and mobile games like Call of Duty: Mobile and PUBG Mobile, everyone wants to step up their skill and gameplay experience. A gamepad does just that! Along with offering more precision, it also brings comfort and convenience to your gaming experience. Here are some of the gamepads for mobile gaming you should check out:
Amkette Evo Gamepad Go
The Amkette Evo Gamepad Go is designed to make your smartphone feel like a gaming console that you can take on the go. It is lightweight and can be carried easily wherever you go. The dual analog sticks and analog triggers provide the much-needed precision and accuracy in mobile games, especially shooters. It connects to your phone via Bluetooth 4.2 and has an adjustable clamp that allows you to mount your phone right on the controller. The textured rubber grip offers the comfort that you just can't get while holding your phone in your hand. It has an excellent battery life and an auto power-saving mode.
Comfortable and lightweight
Can be connected with PC and PS3
Can be used wired and wireless
No official support for PUBG
No vibration feature
Cosmic Byte C1070T
The Cosmic Byte C1070T is a wired controller for Android smartphones with both X-input and Direct-input for better compatibility with a wide range of games. The 360-degree analog sticks offer better comfort and precise control. There are 12 numeric buttons available that can be mapped according to the game you are playing. The Turbo mode allows for 'Rapid Fire' in games that have support for it. The Cosmic Byte C1070T has dual vibration motors that give you the haptic feedback that you need. The cable is decently long at 1.8 metres and the controller comes with a 0.3-metre OTG cable. It is also a budget-friendly option.
Dual vibration motors
Compatible with PlayStation 3 and Windows
Amkette Evo Gamepad Pro 3
Boasting of high precision 3D 360-degree analog sticks, the Amkette Evo Gamepad Pro 3 is a comfortable gamepad for your smartphone. It has a leather-textured anti-slip grip to ensure comfort when gaming for longer durations. The four action buttons are pressure sensitive for extra precision. Also, this gamepad does not need a USB receiver to connect with other devices. It uses the low latency Bluetooth 4.2 connection to easily connect with your smartphone. The secure clamp on the Amkette Evo Gamepad Pro 3 ensures a sturdy mounting mechanism for different sized phones. Like the Evo Gamepad Go, it also has an auto power-off feature.
Up to 12 hours of battery life
Anti-skid rubber grips
Can be used with PS3 and PC with the included USB cable
No official support for PUBG
NOYMI Pubg Trigger Controller
The NOYMI Pubg Trigger Controller is not the traditional gamepad but provides much of the same functionality. It connects to your smartphone via a USB cable and your phone attaches to the controller in such a way that you get to use the screen of your phone along with the grips of the controller. Two alloy triggers come in contact with the upper area of the screen when in landscape mode. You will need to map the control in the game to the area where these triggers touch the screen. Along with all these features, the NOYMI Trigger Controller also has a built-in fan that keeps your phone cool during long gaming sessions.
Cable does not obstruct your gameplay
The touch heads on the triggers are rotatable
No wireless connectivity
USB Type C phones will require an additional cord
Redgear Pro Wireless Gamepad
While the Redgear Pro Wireless Gamepad may not have been designed specifically for the mobile gamer, it can be used with your smartphone using the included cable and USB dongle provided with it. The Redgear Pro has a traditional design with no clamp to hold your phone. It has both X-input and direct input for better compatibility. You get 2 analog sticks and 11 buttons including a turbo mode button. The ABXY keys are illuminated for those night time gaming sessions. It boasts of a battery life of 10 hours and dual high-intensity vibration motors.
Wireless operation with smartphones
High-intensity dual vibration motors
No Bluetooth connection for smartphones
Buttons might feel a little mushy
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