Gamepads for Android: the best controls to play on your mobile

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More and more people are using their smartphones to enjoy one of their favorite hobbies, video games. And not least, if we already had a more than interesting catalog in the application store, some exceptional games have recently been added such as Castlevania: Symphony of the Night or the award-winning GRAY.

However, we understand those users who find touch controls inconvenient when playing video games. Many titles are not the best suited for this type of control e there is no denying that using a controller is always much more comfortable and effective to play. However, there is no excuse, because both Android and iOS are two systems that you can connect a controller to to play. What excuse are you going to make now?

The best controllers to play with your mobile

Controller Microsoft Xbox

Xbox controller with bluetooth is not only one of the best controllers for playing video games on consoles and computers, but also one of the best options to connect it to your Android phone or tablet. Its design, quality of materials and the fact that Microsoft is the company behind this product make this device an essential element in all homes of most gamers.

Furthermore, pairing it with an Android device is very simple and only takes a couple of seconds. If in doubt, you can follow our tutorial on How to use an Xbox controller to play games on your Android where we explain it to you easily and simply.

Dualshock 4

Either because you have a PlayStation 4 at home or because you like the controller Sony, the Dualshock 4 is an excellent alternative to that of Microsoft. While unlike the Xbox controller it doesn't have native support with your computer (although it's very easy to set up), connecting it to your Android device is just as simple. In the end it depends on everyone's tastes, but no matter which one you choose, you are sure to be right.

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If, on the other hand, you want to buy something cheaper and above all that connects directly to your mobile device, here we leave you another interesting option. It's a controller that fits pretty much any smartphone on the market, has several buttons and triggers, and what's more, it doesn't block device charging or the headphone jack. Obviously and given its price, the quality is not comparable to that of the previous models but to play comfortably or casually, there are few options better than this.

STOGA Gamepad Android

Okay, you want a controller that also fits your smartphone but with a more traditional look, more like that of Microsoft's Xbox controller. Good, the STOGA gamepad can help you. With a higher price than the model we have proposed previously, it is also true that it has a better construction and is much more complex and complete.

It has a small tab that protrudes from the remote control and allows us to hook the terminal, as well as having a battery with a duration of up to 10 hours of autonomy. All this at a fairly low price.

Obviously there are a multitude of devices to be able to play your favorite titles on your Android smartphone, in the end it all depends on everyone's taste and pocket. On the other hand, if you have another controller that you use for gaming, let us know in the comments.

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