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Samsung Galaxy S3 – ultimate gaming setup

The most powerful smartphone with the best screen needs to be used for gaming, here’s the kit you’ll want


Sennheiser PXC 310 BT

Sennheiser PXC 310 BT

£190, amazon.co.uk

The Samsung Galaxy S3 comes with built-in Bluetooth 4.0 aptX connectivity, which is the best you can get for audio hook-ups. That means a pair of these active noise-cancelling Sennheiser PXC 310 BT cans will give you a fully immersive gaming experience, without the bother of wires. Looking for games? Check out our 10 of the best Samsung Galaxy S3 apps.

Levelup ROAM Bluetooth controller

Levelup ROAM Bluetooth controller

£25, levelupgear.com

Gaming with a full controller, coloured buttons and shoulder controls to boot really makes a mobile a worthwhile platform. So Levelup’s ROAM controller is a must for you S3 potential owners who want a full screen, while enjoying the ten hours of battery this Bluetooth controller can offer before it needs a micro USB charge.

Samsung AllShare Cast Hub

Samsung AllShare Cast Hub

£TBA, samsung.com

Plug this beauty into almost any HDMI capable screen and you can instantly mirror whatever is on your Galaxy S3 display with the big screen. That means full-sized gaming, wirelessly. Watch out consoles.

Advanced Task Killer

Advanced Task Killer

£Free, google.com

Even the efficiency of the Exynos quad-core processor in the Galaxy S3 will still chew away at that large 2,100mAh battery. Save some juice for more gaming by using Advanced Task Killer to keep all other background processes to a minimum. Saving battery and giving your gaming more power in one smart, free move.

Fling Mini Joystick

Fling Mini Joystick

£23, amazon.co.uk

If a Bluetooth controller is too much of a charging worry for you, there is salvation. Fling Mini Joysticks suction onto your phone for instant hands on control over your favourite games. And at £23 it’s a worthwhile investment for any gamer who spends money on downloading titles.

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Dan is Editor-in-chief of Stuff, working across the magazine and the Stuff.tv website.  Our Editor-in-Chief is a regular at tech shows such as CES in Las Vegas, IFA in Berlin and Mobile World Congress in Barcelona as well as at other launches and events. He has been a CES Innovation Awards judge. Dan is completely platform agnostic and very at home using and writing about Windows, macOS, Android and iOS/iPadOS plus lots and lots of gadgets including audio and smart home gear, laptops and smartphones. He's also been interviewed and quoted in a wide variety of places including The Sun, BBC World Service, BBC News Online, BBC Radio 5Live, BBC Radio 4, Sky News Radio and BBC Local Radio.

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