With smartphone gaming industry on the rise, more and more smartphone manufacturers are following the suit to deliver promising gaming experience. Keeping that in mind, Xiaomi has now launched a custom gamepad for its recently launched Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro in China. Xiaomi’s Redmi K20-lineup offers top-of-the-line specifications with enticing gaming performance. With a custom gamepad, Xiaomi is now looking to attract smartphone gamers out there. For those who’re unaware, Xiaomi previously teased the very same controller on its official Weibo account a couple of days ago.
Xiaomi Redmi K20, Redmi K20 Pro Gamepad Launched
As mentioned earlier, Xiaomi’s latest custom gamepad is made especially for the Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro smartphones. Although it can still be used with any other smartphone out there with Bluetooth connectivity. The controller looks identical to the one which was launched alongside Black Shark. Xiaomi’s new controller can be connected on a smartphone either to the right or the left edge. The handset will be held in the landscape mode just like with most controllers out there.
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In terms of size, the new custom controller is quite compact. Although you still get all the basic options such as a joystick, LT and RT button with a mappable gaming key. For connectivity, the gamepad comes with the support of Bluetooth 4.2 with a Bluetooth connection indicator. Additionally, the controller comes with a 340mAh battery. To keep things a little interesting, Xiaomi decided to integrate green lighting around the joystick.
Price in China, Availability
Coming to the pricing, the gamepad is officially priced at CNY 179 (roughly INR 1800). Those who are interested can buy the controller starting from tomorrow. For those who already own Redmi K20 or K20 Pro, the gamepad will be up for grabs for CNY 99 (roughly INR 1,000). As of now, there is no word whether the controller will make its way to the Indian shore or not. Considering the popularity of Redmi K20-lineup in India, the smartphone maker might end up launching the gamepad here too.