In an article published on April 27, IT Home reported an update on the Xiaomi GamePad Elite Edition. It will be officially crowdfunded at 10:00 (CST) this morning (April 28). In China, the retail price for the product is 399 yuan (~$61), while crowdfunding pricing is 329 yuan (~$51). It is compatible with a wide range of game platforms as well as various devices.
Xiaomi has stated that the latest edition to its GamePad controller series will arrive via its crowdfunding platform. The company is marketing this future Elite Edition as a “somatosensory” attachment. The company attributes this to its innovative InvenSense 6-axis gyroscope. It aims to be interoperable with numerous devices, PCs, TVs as well as cell phones included.
In addition to smart TVs and Windows laptops, the Xiaomi Gamepad Elite Edition is also compatible with Android phones. It will be compatible with tablets as well as other devices. In addition, the gamepad is compatible with the Steam platform, Xiaomi cloud games, and other cloud game services. In response to netizens’ questions, the official webpage of Xiaomi Mall stated that the handle is not currently compatible with certain console systems. PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo Switch, and other gaming devices will not be compatible.
Xiaomi Gamepad Elite Edition specifications
The console comes with an integrated ALPS large-size joystick and a linear trigger button. It enables the Xiaomi Gamepad Elite Edition to accurately simulates the linear effect when the player steps on the accelerator and brakes. The InvenSense 6-axis gyroscope integrated into the device allows for an ergonomic button arrangement and long-term, non-fatiguing gaming. Officially, the A/B/X/Y keys on the grip can survive at least 1,000,000 presses.
Additionally, the handle incorporates a Minebea linear motor. It is now compatible with Windows computer games as well as the Steam platform’s vibration feedback. The Xiaomi Gamepad Elite Edition makes use of a low-power Bluetooth 5.0 + 2.4G wireless receiver. The aim is to provide a responsive and practically instantaneous response in the operation output. The device uses an Imported Nordic core chip to operate smoothly.
For mobile device gamers, the Xiaomi Gamepad Elite Edition comes with a special arrangement. It is equipped with a special bracket designed specifically for mobile phones as standard equipment.