Leading gaming peripherals supplier GameSir has announced the launch of its new Indiegogo campaign for its latest product – the X3 Type-C peltier-cooled mobile gaming controller. Designed specifically for mobile gaming, it aims to ensure that gamers no longer have to make the compromise or decision between a mobile controller or a phone cooler – combining both into one device for superior performance.
Offering users the best of both worlds, the X3 Type-C is a wired controller integrated with an ergonomic phone cooler. This ensures that it offers a console-like experience and makes sure that any overheating issues with phones can be easily solved. With a combination of 4000mm² cooling area, 128 heat transfer columns and 7500RPM 7-blade fan for better airflow, it can efficiently cool a phone once the power is connected so that gaming can continue without delays or problems. The phone cooler can allow a drop in CPU temperature to 12°C and a drop in surface temperature to 24°C, and the wired connection maintains a zero input delay during use.
Designed for pro-level gaming, the device features bumpers, triggers, face buttons and a D-pad all of which come with Kailh switches that can withstand up to 3 million clicks to ensure crisp tactile feedback is provided. feels more advanced than before mobile gaming device.
Alps’ analog thumbsticks also offer smooth and precise 360° control for precise gaming, while the ABXY buttons are detachable, allowing for Xbox and Switch layout swaps if desired. The controller can also be customized with various interchangeable parts such as the D-pad, thumbsticks and thumbstick caps so that the experience can be truly personalized and lead to a greater chance of success in playing – be it a beginner, intermediate or advanced mobile is gamer. With a one-click option to capture all the highlights, it’s easy to get an image that can be used to brag to friends.
The X3 Type-C supports almost all controller-supported Android games, as well as multiple popular cloud gaming platforms such as Microsoft’s xCloud, Google Stadia, Vortex, Amazon Luna, NVIDIA GeForce Now, Steam Link and more, making it compatible with most cloud games and offers an excellent experience. The device also fits all regular Type-C phones (required length: 110-179mm) and runs on Android 9 or higher, so it’s almost universal for everyone and easy to use. Its battery-free design makes it more travel-friendly, weighing in at just 270g and environmentally friendly, meaning it’s ideal for use on the go, on vacation or just commuting.
The X3 Type-C is available on: indiegogo with prices starting at £53.81 / $69.99 – a 30% discount from the suggested retail price. I’ve reviewed a number of GameSir controllers in the past and was very impressed with them, hopefully we’ll get one for a full review.