Best gamepad 2019: buyer's guide

ByAdeline Belluz 2019-05-30 698

Welcome to ReviewBox Brazil! Today the theme to be addressed is gamepad. With several options available in the market, this smartphone accessory gives players more control and accuracy in their mobile games. Since there are different brands and models, it is important to know them and choose what best fits their needs and pocket.

If you are in doubt which one to purchase, this article will help you. In it, you will find information about the best gamepads, how much they cost, where to buy them, how to use them, and tips and the main features of this accessory.

Today, gamepads are a fever among lovers of online shooting and multiplayer games, such as Fortnite, or racing, such as Asphalt 8: Airborne.

First, the most important thing

▪ Before purchasing your gamepad, it is important to know which games you want to use it for, which system of your mobile phone and whether the accessory in question is compatible. This detail is essential for the control to work properly.

▪ Generally, the gadget is made of the same material (ABS plastic). Therefore, you can choose it based on the brand (from the most famous to the least known), quality of the gamepad (observing the buttons, support and other details of the accessory) and compatibility with the smartphone.

▪ Finally, the prices are varied and this is due to the quality of the gamepad. Simpler controls cost less and the more complete ones are obviously more expensive. We list products from R$ 80 to more than R$ 500.

Ranking: The 4 best models of gamepad

If there's one thing the game market does, it's to think about constant improvements for the players on duty. The gamepad was created to facilitate the control of games through the mobile phone. Do you want to know which is the best in the market? Check below the selection we made for you.

1º - Control Joystick Smarthphone Android

This gamepad has 10 hours of playing time and compatibility with Android 3.2, tablets, TV with Bluetooth, iPhone 7 and above, iPad and PC with Windows 7, 8, 10 and XP.

It weighs 209 grams, is made of ABS plastic, loaded via 45cm long USB cable and comes with manual in English and Chinese.

2º - Bluetooth Ipega Control for Android

The Ípega control is well evaluated by the users. It has Bluetooth V3.0, is compatible with PC and supports Android smatphone and iOS (Happy Chick) systems. Not recommended for Pubg and Free Fire.

With 2.4G wireless receiver, it has Turbo acceleration function, more powerful and faster. In mouse mode, it has a multimedia function. It can be used on smartphones with screens from 4 to 6 inches.

The product is made of ABS material and the battery type is built-in, with a capacity of 400 mAh. It works for 6 hours and has a charging time of 1 hour via a USB cable.

3º - Complete Bluetooth Joystick Control

This control is the latest Bluetooth wireless gamepad that supports Android and PC games. It has unique gaming application platform and lithium battery life of up to 15 hours.

With the telescopic stand, the mobile phone - up to six inches - can be placed on the stand, giving firmness to the player. Wireless transmissions can be from 6 to 8 meters, with a wide range of operations control.

4th - Game Pad Joystick Control Mocute 050

Made of high quality material, the Mocute gamepad is very durable. It has an ergonomic design for a pleasant and comfortable game. With Bluetooth V3.0, it is compatible for gameplay for iOS, Android and PC.

The built-in lithium battery has a capacity of up to 40 hours of play after charging. The control supports phones up to 9cm and automatically recognizes smartphones with Android system.

When using the product with a VR Box, the player can enjoy 3D games for mobile.

Buying Guide

Today it is possible to play with great quality through your smartphone. This is thanks to the gamepad, a control that just needs to be attached to the device, give the play and that's it, the fun can be taken anywhere. But how to choose the best gamepad on the market?

Stay with us, in this Guide we want you to learn all the important details to be considered before finalizing your purchase.

Gamepad: what are the advantages and disadvantages?

New video games and smartphones are appearing every moment. With so many options available, it's even hard to keep up. But for those who know and like this universe, the new possibilities are increasingly interesting.

One of them is the gamepad, a wireless control that, by having the mobile phone connected, facilitates the operation of the game, giving more precision and control to the player. With it, the user starts to play more firmly and comfortably.

In addition, the touchscreen controls of a game do not work as well as those of a physical control, for example. As a result, players with smaller screens end up being harmed.

Gelli, from the Gelli Cash channel - which has more than 4 million subscribers - shows how a gamepad works through the Free Fire game. Give it a play to check:

The compatibility of gamepads to different devices is also an advantage. Being very comprehensive, gamers can use them on different devices, with different systems.

However, at the same time that it is compatible with several devices, most gamepads are also a bit restricted, and it is not possible to use some of them on iPhones, for example.

The same goes for games. Many of them are restrictive, having different commands for the game on the screen or the computer.

What to watch out for: is it compatible with my smartphone?

This type of control to be used in mobile games has, in most cases, formats (with ergonomics similar to those of Xbox or PlayStation, for example) and similar functions.

The material of gamepads is usually ABS plastic - styrene butadiene acrylonitrile - and the weights are similar, ranging from 200 to 308 grams. To charge, the accessories come with a USB cable, except for the SteelSeries model, which is charged via the Lightning connector.

It is important to emphasize that not all of them work on Apple devices.

At the time of purchase, it is essential to read the specifications to know if the control you are thinking of purchasing is compatible with your smartphone.

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