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OnePlus Gaming Triggers launched in India: supported games, compatible phones

On: April 22, 2021

Highlights

  • The OnePlus gaming trigger can be mounted on the edge of any smartphone
  • The accessory offers a controller-like experience to gamers
  • The triggers touch a specific part of the display when pressed while playing

OnePlus gaming triggers have launched in India. They are available for purchase in the country. The brand had teased the gaming triggers at the launch event of OnePlus 9 series last month. 

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The OnePlus gaming triggers are compatible with other Android and iOS phones and not just limited to OnePlus devices. However, the accessory can support devices that are less than 11.5mm thick with screen protectors and a back case on. The OnePlus gaming triggers are aimed at mobile gamers who dislike touch controls and want a controller-like experience.

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OnePlus gaming triggers specifications and features

OnePlus gaming trigger

The OnePlus gaming triggers will be helpful for gamers but however, the clamps obscure part of the screen .

The OnePlus gaming triggers can be clipped on to the side of any smartphone. Each trigger has one shoulder button with an Omron switch that provides tactile feedback based on what happens in-game. The game triggers can be used on both the left and right side of the device. In terms of dimensions, each trigger measures 37.6 x 28.8 x 25.2mm and weighs 22g. They are made of plastic and zinc alloy materials.

OnePlus says that the accessory is designed specifically for popular battle royale games including PUBG, Call of Duty, Free Fire and more. 

The OnePlus gaming triggers interact with the smartphone’s display through capacitive conduction for a quick response. The brand added that the screen protectors may hinder touch sensitivity leading to inconsistencies. False touch may also occur while using the triggers due to high touch sensitivity on some mobile phones. 

OnePlus gaming triggers: how to use

OnePlus gaming triggers can work with games that offer deeper controls customisation. Here are steps to follow if you want to use the gaming triggers:

  • The OnePlus gaming triggers have to be clamped on to the phone. The conductive silicone pads or shoulder buttons should press on the on-screen icons.
  • Log in to the game and open game settings
  • Customise control layout – Select (Controls) – Select (Custom Layout)
  • Users then need to adjust and relocate the action buttons. They should be placed below the gaming trigger pads so they get activated whenever the buttons are pressed. 

OnePlus gaming triggers price in India

The OnePlus gaming triggers are priced at Rs 1,099 and available for purchase from OnePlus’s official website in India. Global availability of the gaming accessory has not been announced.

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