Xiaomi company is actively expanding its range of devices. At this time, enterprising Chinese decide to do gaming history, and released a game controller with support for Bluetooth.
Gamepad from Xiaomi was introduced last year, but then he could try only selected the lucky among loyal fans of the brand. Now the device is available to everyone, it can be purchased online Xiaomi only 99 yuan (about $ 16).
The device is equipped with a module Bluetooth 3.0, 3-axis accelerometer and a vibration motor, providing a return in the game. Gamepad compatible with set-top boxes (eg Mi Box Mini) and TV production Xiaomi.
Externally, the device follows the design of the controller family of consoles Xbox: asymmetric arrangement of the analog stick and sloping sides to grip. The layout and arrangement of buttons is also similar to the device from Microsoft. Gamepad powered by built-in battery, which should be enough for 80 hours of continuous play. Meanwhile games that support the game controller from Xiaomi, has not been announced.
Release of such a device, most likely indicates that the company is preparing for the announcement Xiaomi own Android-console or gaming service for TVs.
As if there was not, I still do not fully understand why play mobile games on the big screen with a gamepad. Bad experience Ouya console has proved that this is a very specific kind of leisure.
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