Telescopic design adjusts to different sizes of smartphones, eliminating most compatibility issues. Buttons are easy to access with the thumbs without straining. Offers eight hours of continuous play. Compatible with Android 4.4 and up.
Largest phones may not fit in the telescopic cradle without sitting vertically.
Built-in cradle holds many types of smartphones with little adjustment. Button layout is similar to other common controllers. Connecting the controller only requires a few seconds.
Phone cradle can move and sway while playing games, making the phone feel loose.
Controller features a basic button layout that eliminates the learning curve for returning gamers. Feels comfortable in the hands. Small enough to fit on the end of a keychain. Offers 20 hours of continuous gameplay.
Can be difficult to hold the controller for long periods of gameplay due to its size.
Offers advanced tactile feedback from built-in motors similar to other controllers. Wired connection eliminates the need for constantly recharging any batteries. USB cable is 6.5' long.
Controller is made of cheap plastics that can flex and bend during heavy gameplay.
Includes an internal lithium battery. Can make a wireless Bluetooth connection. Ergonomic design for comfortable playing.
The controller is connected to the phone via a bracket, and the combination of phone and controller can become heavy with extended use.
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Android gaming controllers are designed for use with a wide range of mobile games. Each controller is compatible with various Android smartphone models. A controller generally won't take long to set up, either. Android controllers come in multiple sizes, styles, and colors. They are portable, lightweight, and fit inside of a bag, purse, or backpack. Each controller ensures you can maintain a firm, comfortable grip any time you use it. Some controllers even come with a telescopic design and automatically adjust to an Android phone based on its size. Android controllers often come with a rechargeable battery that will work for several hours on a single charge.
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