Hbada vs. SMUGDESK: Which Gaming Chair Is Better?

Between the Hbada & SMUGDESK; which gaming chair is the best?

Here it is ladies and gentlemen. Two highly popular gaming chairs side-by-side facing off. While each chair has its standard ups and downs, they also have their own unique benefits. Depending on what you’re looking for in a gaming chair will determine which of these might be the best choice for you. After extensive research, personal experience, and reviews; We formulated an in-depth comparison between each one. May the battle commence!  

But first…

What To Look For When Getting A Gaming Chair?

  1. Type of Chair: Does it have wheels, is it a rocker, or is it a stationary chair with a recline
  2. Comfort: The ability to remain comfortable for extended periods of time without fatigue
  3. Build Quality: The overall durability and longevity of the chair or the incorporated electronics (If it has any). This also includes the size and weight capacity
  4. Built-in Speakers: Many gaming chairs don’t provide built-in speakers, but the ones that do have an upper hand. Also, how good are the integrated speakers? 
  5. Massage Capabilities: Some chair’s provide massage capabilities, others don’t. 
  6. Appearance: Let’s face it, when you’re sitting down going into a gaming battle, you need your gaming chair to look cool and enhance the vibe of your room. 

We compared and contrasted each of these factors for the Hbada & SMUGDESK

SMUGDESK

Hbada

Type of Chair

There are a few types of gaming chairs. There are rocker chairs that typically sit closer to the ground and pleasantly rock back and forth. Then there are stationary chairs that might or might not provide a few levels of incline. And finally, there are gaming chairs with wheels with many similarities to a standard office chair. Each of the three has its own benefits. There isn’t necessarily a better or worse style as it comes down to your personal preference. 

Hbada
With an ergonomic high-back, this is a PC gaming chair optimized for computer use. It also provides height-adjustable capabilities, the ability to recline backward up to 155 degrees, and the arms are height-adjustable, as well. These chairs resemble a standard office chair. Unfortunately, it doesn’t seem like it provides a rocking function. 

SMUGDESK
This chair provides a rocking mode or a tightened stationary position with the lever. However, it doesn’t recline backward too far. It is a PC gaming chair customized for playing video games on a computer. These chairs resemble a standard office chair. However, this chair is very versatile since it provides flip-up arms for arm freedom. So aside from computer game usage, the flip-up arms make it easy to play games with a controller such as PS4, Xbox, etc. Along with that, it also offers a 360-degree swivel and wheels for easy mobility.

Overall, both of these chairs are optimized for PC gaming. 

Comfort

The ability to remain comfortable in your gaming chair for extended periods of time only makes your gaming or movie experience that much more enjoyable. If the chair possesses different recline levels or tilt, it’s also important to note which of the levels are comfy and which aren’t. 

Hbada
Both the lumbar support and headrest cushions are soft and supportive. Great for people of most sizes, users are pleasantly surprised by the comfort of this chair. Out of 10, we give it a 9.2.

SMUGDESK
This is one of the most comfortable PC gaming chairs on the market. Along with the ergonomic shape with the natural curve of your spine, both the bonded leather and high-density foam cushion help enhance the overall comfortability of this chair. Even for larger people, it remains comfy for extended periods without fatigue. Out of 10, we give it a 9.4 for comfort. It would get an even higher score if the center back padding wasn’t as thin as it was. 

Overall, the SMUGDESK is more comfortable. 

Build Quality

What good is your comfortable gaming chair with various features if it breaks sooner than you’d expected? The overall durability and longevity are crucial for any investment you make. Also, if the chair has any built-in electronics or speakers, it’s important they last long, as well. Another noteworthy attribute is the chair’s weight capacity and size. Some chairs might be a better fit for larger people, other chairs are better for medium to smaller people. 

Hbada
Once fully assembled, you’ll notice that this chair is bigger than you’d expect. It’s 27.5″L x 27.5″W and offers useful height-adjustable capabilities between 47.2″-50.4″. You’ll also enjoy the easier than standard assembly. In terms of the build quality, it’s extremely sturdy in just about every aspect. For the money, there’s nothing, in particular, we can rag about for the quality construction and material. Overall, we give the build quality a 9.4 out of 10.

SMUGDESK
With an impressive 300-pound weight capacity, this chair is remarkably tough. Out of 10, we give the overall build quality a 9. 

Overall, the Hbada has better build quality. 

Built-in Speakers

Some gaming chairs provide built-in speakers and others don’t. However, many people believe that gaming chairs with incorporated speakers are more valuable for gaming since it enhances a surround sound effect. But there are a few critical questions to keep in mind for chairs with built-in speakers. Are they wireless, or do you have to plug the chair in via cord? How good is the sound quality? And my personal favorite, does the chair have an integrated subwoofer that vibrates the chair according to the game? 

Hbada
This chair does not provide built-in speakers.

SMUGDESK
Doesn’t provide built-in speakers.

Overall, neither provide integrated speakers. 

Massage Capabilities

Some gaming chairs offer massage capabilities. While most don’t have this feature, it’s certainly a splendid option to have. Some people must have a massage chair, others don’t.

Hbada
This chair doesn’t provide a massage feature.

SMUGDESK
Although it’s not mentioned by the manufacturer, on the back of the chair is a pocket with a USB plug. You can plug it in for a decent vibration massage. 

Overall, the SMUGDESK is the only one of the two with a built-in massager. 

Appearance

Gaming chairs can either dramatically enhance the overall vibe of your room, or not. Many gamers don’t care too much about how their chair looks. But if you’re like me and prefer a cool chair to sit down and battle aliens on your game, then the appearance is quite essential. 

Hbada
Very similar to the Homall, this gaming chair also provides an alluring style that surely enhances your overall gaming set up. 

SMUGDESK
You can get this chair in one of five color patterns. What we love most are the two holes on each top side and the stylish center. Compared to other gaming chairs, we consider the visual appearance smack dab average. Not bad at all, but nothing that’ll impress your friends. 

Overall, the Hbada is better visually. 

Our Winner

Between The Hbada & SMUGDESK

Keep in mind that our opinion is not the end all be all. Like mentioned earlier, everyone has different needs, requirements, and budgets for their gaming chairs. However, our winner is the Hbada due to its enhanced build quality and appearance. However, both of these chairs are a phenomenal choice for PC gaming. You’ll be satisfied with either one. 

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