We already have four Gamesir gaming consoles on our hands to prepare a test report: the T4 Pro gaming console, the X2 Type C mobile gaming console, the G4 Pro Multi Platform console, and the X2 Bluetooth Mobile Gaming Controller. For today’s review, we are presented with the Gamesir X3 Type-C game controller, Cooled Mobile.
Gamesir X3 Type-C – Display on the box
The Gamesir X3 Type C comes in a black and red carrying case with the Gamesir X3 imprint. There is a band around the carry bag. The white console and USB-C to MicroUSB charging cable are in the carrying case, secured with Velcro. Another red Game labeled box containing a sticker, user manual, contact card, 2 D-Pads, 2 sets of thumb sticks (high rise/low height) and 2 sets of thumb caps (concave/convex). There is also a reference to TapTap application. This is only available as an APK file and must be installed via sideloading.
Gamesir X3 Type-C – TapTap
In TapTap, you sign up with either your Google account or another email address. Then you enter your name, gender, date of birth and choose the type of game you are interested in. Up to 6 entries are possible. After that, you will be shown a selection of games that you might like.
On the main page of the application, which is divided into the main page, search, add / create, notifications and games / download, you can find suggestions for yourself, search for games, make videos or comment on articles and more. On the Games tab, you can see which games are installed that you can now start via the app, see which ones need updating and more. At the top of the screen is your profile with various information about you and your games.
Gamesir X3 Type-C Specifications
|Model||Gamesir X3 Type-C, Peltier Cooled Portable Console|
|a program||Android 9 or later|
|Batteries tray||There is no separate battery, the maximum power consumption is 2 mA|
|Connection||USB Type C, moveable on the joystick for your smartphone, and USB port on the cooler to use the cooler|
|Power input for coolant||5V/2A|
|Dimensions||180 x 88 x 48 mm|
|Compatibility||Android, cloud gaming services such as Xbox Game Pass, Amazon Luna, Stadia, NVIDIA GeForce Now, Steam Link, Sony PlayStation Now|
|Max length of the device||179 mm (can be used with devices between 110-179 mm)|
Gamesir X3 Type-C – Design / End / User Buttons
Gamesir X3 Type-C has user buttons in the top view. On the left is the red joystick and D-Pad / Control Pad, just below it is the Screenshot / Capture button. There is also a G button (display button) at the top. In addition, LEDs 1 and 2 are shown here. On the right are the S button (menu button), another directional pad (clockwise X, A, B, Y), a blue joystick and the home button. At the top are the buttons LB and LT on the left and RB and RT on the right. All buttons and joysticks have a good pressure point, and since they are magnetic, they can be easily removed/replaced. XABY buttons can be used in the XBox or Switch layout. There is no wiggling or anything like that.
In the back of the X3 you can see the radiator with a cooling surface of 4000 mm². There is a USB Type C charging cable port on the underside to power the cooler. The fan rotates at 7500 rpm. According to Gamesir tests, the surface temperature of your smartphone can be reduced by up to 24 degrees Celsius. The fan itself is comparable in size to a vacuum cleaner behind the door and has a dynamic RGB backlight. There is also another USB-C port on the bottom right for charging the smartphone while using the gamepad.
In general, Gamesir’s handling is very good. The gamepad can be disassembled easily and without vibration. The backing of your smartphone is made of rubber so that the smartphone does not touch any plastic and thus is protected from scratches. There are also two curved surfaces on the back of the Gamesir X2. Fits comfortably in the hand and comfortably adjusts the gamepad.
Gamesir X3 Type-C – LED Indicators
|drove 1||a description|
|blinking blue||Waiting for contact|
|glows blue||linked together|
|2 . drove||a description|
|white flashes||The smartphone is offline|
Compatibility/Pairing with Gamesir X3 Type-C
Gamesir X3 Type-C is compatible with all Android 9 smartphones and USB Type-C port. The USB Type-C plug of the gamepad is movable and easy to connect the smartphone. No Bluetooth connection required. The gamepad itself does not have its own battery, but is powered by a smartphone battery. If the battery runs out, power can be supplied via the gamepad’s USB Type-C port. Support for smartphones with a maximum size of 179 mm.
Use Gamesir X3 Type C
You plug your smartphone into the USB Type-C connector of the gamepad and your game begins. No setup or anything like that necessary. However, not all games are compatible. There are recommended games over here.
The control buttons / joysticks interact well and precisely. Depending on the game, you have good control over running, jumping or driving. Adjusting the console (XBox or Switch style) and joysticks in a high or low profile format is a very good solution.
All buttons are equipped with Kailh switches. The reduced confirmation distance is only 0.6mm, which is 40% less than the ordinary membrane controller. Clicking the buttons triggers an action instantly, allowing you to perform very fast reactions and movements in the game.
Alps 3D joysticks also provide smooth and accurate 360° panoramic view. There is also an additional input option for gaming via the LR buttons on the back to further enhance the gaming experience.
Gamesir X3 Type-C – Conclusion
The Gamesir X3 Type-C game console can be easily connected to your smartphone via the movable USB Type-C connector and it is very well made. Then you can start right away – plug-n-play. The built-in cooler cools the smartphone down again if it gets hotter while gaming.
The Gamesir X3 Type-C game console can At $99.99 directly through Gamesir is obtained.
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