Samsung has released a new accessory for its flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone to response to the rapidly expanding mobile gaming market. It is namely the Smartphone GamePad, which is complemented with a Mobile Console app (it’s also introduced). That’s utilized Bluetooth 3.0 connectivity to enjoy games. By simply press PLAY button, it’s also capable to paired with Samsung Galaxy Note 3, S4, Note II, and S III via NFC connectivity (optimized for Android 4.3 more).
Like usual on game console, the Samsung Smartphone GamePad features two Analog Sticks, four Action buttons, D-Pad, a pair of Trigger buttons, Select button and Start button. The device comes with a rechargeable 160mA battery. Interestingly, Samsung GamePad for smartphone is able to attach to mobile devices ranging from 4-inches to 6.3-inches. It making the GamePad act as a portable gaming console or even a home console.
Through an HDMI cable or AllShare Screen Mirroring, the Samsung Smartphone GamePad can connect to a TV or big screen that offers video game console experience from your living room. Console initially offers dedicated 35 games and will be added soon. Smartphone GamePad measures 137.78 x 86.47 x 31.80 mm and weighing 195 grams.
New Samsung Smartphone GamePad will be arrive in European market soon. It would be followed by other markets with the GamePad varies.
Samsung Enhances Consumer Entertainment Experience with Smartphone GamePad and Mobile Console Application
Samsung enables users to enjoy advanced console-quality games with their mobile devices at home and on-the-go