Steelseries Stratus: iOs’ first official Bluetooth controller is now available

Steelseries-logoWhile I may not always agree with Apple and iOS-related products, this is one I’ve actually been enjoying (it is gaming related). The Steelseries Stratus is an exclusive Apple Bluetooth controller we first had our hands on with at CES 2014. The Stratus Wireless Gaming Controller is the only iOS controller that is wireless and works with iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. It is now available at Apple stores and Apple.com for $79.99/ €79.99.

SteelSeries Stratus - bottom, charge connectionHaving played with the controller myself for roughly 15-20 minutes, I was quite pleased with the size and weight. Steelseries’ earlier controller, the Free, had a few issues with people who had larger hands. I am happy to report that this version is comfortable for anyone, no matter the hand size, from the youngins to adults. 
SteelSeries Stratus - front SteelSeries Stratus - angle

COMPATIBILITY

iOS 7 or Later Plus the Following:
-iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5
-iPad Mini, iPad Air, iPad 4th Gen
-iPod Touch (5th Generation)

BUTTONS

– 4 Pressure Sensitive Face Buttons
– 4 Pressure Sensitive Shoulder Buttons
– Dual Analog Sticks and 4-way D-pad
– On/Off Switch and Pairing Button

CONNECTIVITY & BATTERY

– Bluetooth 2.1
– 10hrs of Battery Life
– Charges via USB

SIZE & WEIGHT

– Weight: 75 grams (0.165 lbs)
– Height: 33 mm (1.3 in)
– Width: 60 mm (2.66 in)
– Length: 110 mm (4.33 in)

Also comes in white, because Apple and stuff.

SteelSeries Stratus_white angle

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