RedMagic Shadow Blade 2: New gaming controller for smartphones with many input options and USB Type-C
The manufacturer Nubia has also established a brand RedMagic, under which both gaming smartphones and corresponding accessories for video gamers are offered. The product range is not strictly limited to mobile gaming but also includes, for example, monitors or input devices. Availability in Germany is limited and at least not always permanent.
With the Shadow Blade 2, the company has now introduced a new gaming controller. This is aimed at users who tend to enjoy rather demanding video games on a smartphone and also want to operate them appropriately - smartphones now offer enough performance for demanding video games.
The Shadow Blade 2 is a controller with a fairly conventional design. Basically, a smartphone is inserted into the controller, which is then connected to the controller. In this case, the connection is made via USB Type-C, which ensures low latency and allows Shadow Blade 2 to operate without a battery. The controller also has a 3.5-millimeter jack output.
As is now absolutely common, the controller features two analog sticks, a directional pad, and action buttons. Hall sensors are used. There are four shoulder buttons and two additional buttons on the back. In principle, triple-A games can also be controlled via streaming, for example. The controller can be ordered in China for the equivalent of around 77 euros, but there is no information yet on the price or availability in Europe.