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Mobile based games as we know it have evolved over the years with better looking and realistic graphics that even rivals some of the consoles. And whether you're trying to win a track on Asphalt 8 Airborne, or trying to get a headshot on Modern Combat 5, you are actually using the touch based and motion controls for you to win (Which isn’t that reliable as physical controllers).
If you didn’t know, most of the mobile games out there, whether on Android or iOS platform has support for 3rd party Bluetooth controllers. It’s time to bring out the gamer within you, so we have listed out some of the best 3rd party controllers for Android and iOS devices.
Razer Serval (Android)- AED 293
Razer who is already known for its exclusive range of PC and console gaming accessories, now has the Serval controller solely meant for Android smartphones and tablets. The Serval comes included with a clip to hold the smartphone, and can pair with up to four devices wirelessly via Bluetooth. Apart from the directional buttons, the Xbox controller like thumb sticks and trigger buttons, the Serval also includes Android controls such as home and back buttons.
MOGA Rebel (iOS)- AED 290
MOGA makes some fine quality game controllers for mobile devices. And the MOGA Rebel is exclusively designed for iPhone smartphones and iPad tablets. Connect the Rebel via Bluetooth to the iPad. You can also mount the iPhone with the Rebel, thanks to the SMART locking mechanism. This will fit both the iPhone 6s and the iPhone 6s Plus. Users can also charge the smartphone via the controller’s built in battery.
MOGA Pro (Android)- AED 279
Just as the MOGA Rebel for Apple devices, the MOGA Pro is designed from the ground up for Android smartphones and tablets. You can mount the smartphone with the SMART lock, turning it into a portable gaming system, and connect to any tablet via Bluetooth.
MadCatz Micro C.T.R.L Mobile (Android and iOS)- AED 179
Another great alternative to the MOGA series is the MadCatz Micro C.T.R.L for both Android and IOS devices. Just as the MOGA series, the Micro C.T.R.L sports a mount to hold the smartphone. The controller is also compatible for PC as well. The controller is featured with GameSmart which seamlessly works wirelessly with a wide range of smart devices such as mice, keyboard, and headsets.
Sony Dual Shock 4 (Android)- AED 299
The Sony PlayStation 4 is one of the most successful when it comes to sales, and it is currently the most powerful games console. The Dual Shock 4 which comes included with the PS4 actually has received a major revamp in design, as compared to the previous versions. The controller features a more comfortable grip, an audio input jack, and new trigger design. Sony has also promoted its PS4 Remote Play, where users can PS4 games remotely using the DS4, and a compatible Xperia smartphone, or tablet- such as the Xperia Z5, or the Xperia Z4 Tablet. They have also released a holder for the DS4 so as to mount the smartphone with the controller. You can also play Android games as well with the DS4.
Samsung Wireless Gamepad (Android)- AED 625
Samsung has also created a wireless gaming controller that can also mount with a Samsung smartphone, connect via Bluetooth and play most of the games. The design looks rather sleek, with two analog sticks, action button and one directional thumb stick.