Samsung joined the rapidly expanding global mobile gaming market today by introducing the Smartphone Gamepad and Mobile Console app to enhance the gaming experience on Samsung’s devices. Gamepad easily connects with smartphones and tablets through Bluetooth pairing. The most convenient features optimized for Samsung Galaxy devices running Android 4.3 such as Galaxy Note 3, S4, Note II, and S III enable easy connectivity with Gamepad via NFC tag and quicker access to games via the “PLAY” button.
The Smartphone Gamepad instantly transforms the user’s Galaxy smartphone or tablet into a portable gaming console or even a home console. Through its premium, easy-to-carry design and durable steel frame, Gamepad is attachable to mobile devices ranging from 4-inches to 6.3-inches, allowing users to play games wherever they are. Users can also connect Galaxy devices to their TV through an HDMI cable or All Share Screen Mirroring for video game console experience from their living room.
Samsung’s also introduced a new integrated game launching app called the Mobile Console , it can be easily accessed With just a tap of the “PLAY” button. It allows users to conveniently browse and purchase game pad supported games. The Mobile Console app is available for download through Samsung Apps or by tapping the Gamepad’s ”PLAY” button, and offers 35 dedicated games at launch with much more to come in 2014.
The Gamepad is currently available in select European markets and will be available in additional regions in the coming weeks, Samsung has not revealed the price yet.