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Best gaming chairs under S$500 you can get in Singapore

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When you want to take your gaming exploits to the next level, you will have to find the best gaming chair for your budget. With more and more new brands entering the market with every passing year, that can be a little bit easier said than done. Luckily that’s where we come in. Here’s a list of the best gaming chair in Singapore you can buy for any gaming setup. 

Secretlab OMEGA 2020 Series

Best gaming chairs under S$500 you can get in Singapore - OMEGA 2020

The Secretlab OMEGA is a chair that comes with all the features and specs you’d want, and nothing more. That doesn’t mean it’s a back-to-basics or budget model, just that it’s focused on what it needs to do. Ideal if you’re a gamer who likes to log on, game, log off, and relax. It’s as simple and relaxing as any great gaming setup should be. 

Pros

  • Ergonomic design instantly makes you feel comfortable and puts you at ease 
  • Adjustable armrests are ideal for changing your posture to avoid overuse injuries 
  • The headrest is perfect for gamers of all heights and builds
  • There are many options and versions to choose from (Upholstery, color, Esports Edition and Special Edition)
  • Up to 5-year extended Secretlab warranty for the added confidence  

Cons 

  • Other types of upholstery may be expensive for some
  • The price is quite premium as compared to the other contenders on the list 

Vertagear Racing Series SL4000

Best gaming chairs under S$500 you can get in Singapore - SL4000

For those of you who want a racing chair that does it all, look no further. We fell in love with the smooth lines and effortless style of the SL4000 the moment it arrives, and you’ll be no different. 

Pros

  • “Bucket seat” design, that often feature in many sports cars, keeps your bum from sliding around
  • Armrests offer the perfect level of comfort 
  • Memory foam padding is built to last 

Cons 

  • The wheels and piston could be slightly smoother 
  • Limited to one type of finish

APOL Kraken

Best gaming chairs under S$500 you can get in Singapore - KRAKEN

When the Kraken awakes, you know you’re in for a gaming session for the ages. The ergonomic fit and smooth lines make this the chair you’ve been waiting for. Ideal if you’re a gamer who wants to move up the rankings in style and comfort. 

Pros

  • The iconic and classic black design is always easy on the eye
  • Ergonomics are right at the top of the rankings
  • Split-resistant materials ensure it’s built to last 
  • Spring back foam padding never ages or permanently distorts 

Cons 

  • Roller wheels are not the smoothest we’ve seen for the budget
  • The branding needs to be more prominent; without it, the chair looks generic.

Fantech ALPHA GC-183

Best gaming chairs under S$500 you can get in Singapore - GC-183

When it comes to finding a gaming chair that ticks all the right boxes, Fantech is so often the name that rolls right off the tongue. The ALPHA GC-183 is the company’s latest offering that certainly shows the magic touch hasn’t been lost but it is up to par with the rest of the competition.

Well, the good news is it comes with all the features you’d expect from a gaming chair that’s built to last. It’s got a memory foam feel to it that ensures you never have to add a cushion to try and get comfortable, the surface is easy to clean, and the ergonomics are spot on. Just what you need when you want to make every moment online count. 

Pros

  • Smooth piston and hydraulics will last for years to come 
  • Adjustable armrests offer comfort in 4D like never before 
  • The headrest is designed to combine style and ergonomics in perfect harmony 

Cons 

  • Lack of marketing will mean that less gamers will know of this brand
  • The choice of more options would be a big plus for this chair.

Kane X Nemesis

Best gaming chairs under S$500 you can get in Singapore - NEMESIS

Last but not least, we come to what will quite possibly prove to be another great gaming chair on the list. The X Nemesis has been making quite a name for itself of late, and their design provides the ergonomic and full support for your prolonged gaming hours.

Pros

  • Unique design instantly catches the eye from across the room 
  • Smooth finish to the armrests is ideal for long gaming sessions 
  • Colors are on point and high intensity

Cons 

  • The unique design and colors may not suit everyone 
  • The cushion can be improved a little

Final Thoughts 

Now that you’ve heard everything that we have to say about the best options out there, all you have to do is spend a little time finding the right gaming chair for you. Take your time, give it some thought, and then get ready to game like you’ve always wished possible. 

Vincent Wee
Vincent Wee
Singapore | Vincent is a dynamic and versatile marketing strategist primarily focused on digital marketing. He also has a keen passion for gaming and collecting designer toys.

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