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What Is The Best AKRacing Chair in 2019?

Technically, it should be a chair that offers maximum comfort, is sturdily designed and has every possible feature you could ask for.

In the sea of gaming chair reviews, AKRacing is a brand that you should definitely consider. I found this true after one of my friends showed me a great AKRacing chair (it was the AKRacing Nitro). As soon as I got to the actual AKRacing gaming chair reviews, I found out that there are plenty of options when it comes to professional gaming chairs.

Still, even though there is a lot of variety with this brand, it can make it more difficult for the participant to determine which chair to purchase. And this is exactly why we are unveiling the brand and its full collection of AKRacing gaming chairs below.

TLDR;  If you are on a tight budget you should go for the EX Series. On the other hand, if you can spend more the best one is the LX Serie. If you want to know why just continue to read.

What Are The Main Features Of An AKRacing Gaming Chair?

If you are wondering what’s all the fuss about AKRacing as a gaming chair brand, you should know a couple of things. First, the design of the AKRacing chairs is truly unique and impeccable – not to mention the build and the comfort of the materials that the chair offers.

Generally speaking, you should expect the following features out of every AKRacing chair:

  • An adjustable backrest (180 degrees) and lockable rocking function
  • A fabric design, PU and real leather (Onyx) coverings
  • 2D and/or 3D features with in/out arm rests
  • Steel frame, class-4 gas lifts and ability to handle up to 150 kilos
  • Cold foam with a high density 49 kg/m³ tо 55 kg/m³
  • Flexible lumbar and neck cushions
  • Flexible wheels which can be exchanged with the AKRacing Rollerblade Casters
  • A 2-year warranty on every part plus a 5/10 year warranty on the steel frame

So, if you want a great gaming chair in terms of high-quality and product design, AKRacing is definitely a brand you should choose. However, if you are looking for the perfect chair (and you are ready to pay well for it) – or if you are a big guy weighing over 150 kilos – you should also check out other brands besides AKRacing.

 

The Best (And Highest-Rated) AKRacing Gaming Chairs – Reviewed

In 2018, every gamer is demanding the best from a chair that costs a couple of hundred. I know this because I expected the same. Luckily, the AKRacing gaming chair collection exceeded my expectations.

Each chair in the newest lineup of AKRacing is built on a solid metal foundation and features a high-density mould-shaping foam. The differences are primarily in the armrests and design features.

All in all, the best AKRacing gaming chairs are designed for long sessions of work or play – and each chair comes with lumbar and neck pillows for added support. Below, I am reviewing all of the AKRacing gaming chair models and collections – to help you find the chair that best meets (or exceeds) your expectations.

Note: The base price for all AKRacing gaming chairs is the same. I found out that the EX models match this base price, while the SX models demand $30 more for the added features, the LX models are priced $50 more for their features – and the Premium AKRacing gaming chair models are priced $120-$130 more respectively.

 

1.AKRacing EX Series – The 2018 Collection Backbone

AKRacing EX

  • BMI range: Recommended up to 29
  • Border: 30-35
  • Not recommended: 36 and over
  • Frame material: Metal
  • Frame coating: Anti-corrosive black paint
  • Chair cover material: 100% polyester fabric on front and back
  • Foam type: High-density mould-shaping foam
  • Foam density: 55 kg/m³ (seat) 50 kg/m³ (back)
  • Base type: Metal base
  • Adjustable armrests: 3D
  • Mechanism type: Standard mechanism
  • Adjustable tilt angle: 3-18°
  • Tilt lock
  • Recline angle: 180°
  • Class-4 gas lift
  • Adjustable back angle
  • Adjustable lumbar cushion
  • Adjustable headrest
  • Shoulder width: 21.2 in (53.8 cm)
  • Backrest width: 12.6 in (32 cm)
  • Seat width: 14.9 in (37.8 cm)
  • Outer seat width: 20.9 in (53.1 cm)
  • Seat depth: 19.7 in (50 cm)
  • Seat thickness: 3.5 in (8.9 cm)
  • Armrest height: 11–14 in (27.9–35.6 cm)
  • Seat height: 13.4-16.7 in (34–42.4 cm)
  • Backrest height: 32.6 in (82.8 cm)
  • Caster size: 2.5 in (6.4 cm)
  • Weight capacity: 330 lbs (150 kg)
  • Net Weight: 55 lbs (24.9 kg)
  • Gross Weight: 61.7 lbs (28 kg)

Price: $329,00 – $349,00 (based on configurations)

As you can see from the specs above, the EX Series is the backbone of the 2018 collection – and a series of models supported by a fully packed metal frame with anti-corrosive black paint. The paint makes these models look luxurious.

Aside from the perceived luxury, the AKRacing EX Series gaming chairs include adjustable features such as 3D armrests, 180 degrees of recline, a class-gas 4 lift, high-density shaping foam and a fabric upholstery to cover it all. The end result is a sleek, durable and comfortable chair that can can support gamers up to 150kg.

 

2. AKRacing SX Series – Combining The Best Of Room And Comfort

AKRacing SX Series

  • BMI range: Recommended: up to 29
  • Border: 30-35
  • Not recommended: 36 and over
  • Frame material: Metal
  • Frame coating: Anti-corrosive black paint
  • Chair cover material: PU leather on front and back
  • Foam type: High-density mould-shaping foam
  • Foam density: 55 kg/m³ (seat) 50 kg/m³ (back)
  • Base type: Metal base
  • Adjustable armrests: 3D
  • Mechanism type: Standard mechanism
  • Adjustable tilt angle: 3-18°
  • Tilt lock
  • Recline angle: 180°
  • Class-4 gas lift
  • Adjustable back angle
  • Adjustable lumbar cushion
  • Adjustable headrest
  • Meets/Exceeds ANSI/BIFMA Standards
  • Shoulder width: 21.6 in (54.9 cm)
  • Backrest width: 12.2 in (31 cm)
  • Seat width: 15.3 in (38.9 cm)
  • Outer seat width: 22 in (55.9 cm)
  • Seat depth: 19.3 in (49 cm)
  • Seat thickness: 4 in (10.2 cm)
  • Armrest height: 11–14 in (27.9–35.6 cm)
  • Seat height: 14-17.1 in (35.6–43.4 cm)
  • Backrest height: 33 in (83.8 cm)
  • Caster size: 2.5 in (6.4 cm)
  • Weight capacity: 330 lbs (150 kg)
  • Net Weight: 48.5 lbs (22 kg)

Price: $399,00

When it comes to the AKRacing SX Model Series, it is safe to say that this collection is an overall good fit. It combines a polyurethane leather upholstery and has a streamlined look with aggressive color accents and features.

Just like most of the AKRacing chair models, the SX collection offers support of up to 150 kg and exceeds most of the ANSI/BIFMA Standards – not to mention the adjustable headrest, lumbar cushion and back angle.

 

3. AKRacing LX Series Gaming Chair – All The Bells And Whistles

AKRacing-LX-Series

  • BMI range: Recommended: up to 29
  • Border: 30-35
  • Not recommended: 36 and over
  • Frame coating: Anti-corrosive black paint
  • Chair cover material: PU leather on front and back
  • Foam type: High-density mould-shaping foam
  • Foam density: 55 kg/m³ (seat) 50 kg/m³ (back)
  • Base type: Metal base
  • Adjustable armrests: 3D
  • Mechanism type: Standard mechanism
  • Adjustable tilt angle: 3-18°
  • Tilt lock
  • Recline angle: 180°
  • Class-4 gas lift
  • Adjustable back angle
  • Adjustable lumbar cushion
  • Adjustable headrest
  • Meets/Exceeds ANSI/BIFMA Standards
  • Shoulder width: 22.4 in (56.9 cm)
  • Backrest width: 12.2 in (31 cm)
  • Seat width: 15 in (38.1 cm)
  • Outer seat width: 21.5 in (54.6 cm)
  • Seat depth: 20 in (50.8 cm)
  • Seat thickness: 4 in (10.2 cm)
  • Armrest height: 11.6-14.4 in (29.5–36.6 cm)
  • Seat height: 13.8-17.1 in (35.1–43.4 cm)
  • Backrest height: 34.5 in (87.6 cm)
  • Caster size: 2.5 in (6.4 cm)
  • Weight capacity: 330 lbs (150 kg)
  • Net weight: 49 lbs (22.2 kg)
  • Gross weight: 55 lbs (24.9 kg)

Price: $419,00 – $449,00 (based on configurations)

Just like most of its predecessors, the LX Series by AKRacing has everything you could ask for from a professional AKRacing chair. What makes this model different is the wider steel frame and heavier foam padding – allowing it to support round-shaped gamers.

The design and color accents of this model can easily match any room decor – and you will definitely enjoy sitting in the comfy polyurethane leather upholstery.

 

4. AKRacing Premium Collection – A Top Of The Line Model

AKRacing-Premium

  • BMI range: Recommended: up to 29
  • Border: 30-35
  • Not recommended: 36 and over
  • Frame material: Metal
  • Frame coating: Anti-corrosive black paint
  • Chair cover material: Pleather on front and back
  • Foam type: High-density mould-shaping foam
  • Foam density: 55 kg/m³ (seat) 50 kg/m³ (back)
  • Base type: Aluminum
  • Adjustable armrests: 4D
  • Mechanism type: Advanced mechanism
  • Adjustable tilt angle: 12°
  • Tilt lock
  • Tilt Angle Lock
  • Recline angle: 180°
  • Class-4 gas lift
  • Adjustable lumbar cushion
  • Adjustable headrest
  • Meets/Exceeds ANSI/BIFMA Standards
  • Shoulder width: 21.6 in (54.9 cm)
  • Backrest width: 12.6 in (32 cm)
  • Seat width: 14.6 in (37.1 cm)
  • Outer seat width: 21.2 in (53.8 cm)
  • Seat depth: 23.3 in (59.2 cm)
  • Seat thickness: 4.3 in (10.9 cm)
  • Armrest height: 11–13.9 in (27.9–35.3 cm)
  • Seat height: 17–20.3 in (43.2–51.6 cm)
  • Backrest height: 33.8 in (85.9 cm)
  • Caster size: 2.5 in (6.4 cm)
  • Weight capacity: 330 lbs (150 kg)
  • Net weight: 49 lbs (22.2 kg)
  • Gross weight: 55 lbs (24.9 kg)

Price: starting from $399,00 (based on configurations)

Last but not the least in the AKRacing gaming chair collection is the Premium model which offers the most premium features – plus a 5-year warranty on the chair and a 10-year warranty on the frame.

The chair is as comfy as AKRacing gets and says a lot more than its ‘brother and sister’ models. It is also available in a tri-colored look which looks amazing and has some bold office-friendly colorways that you won’t find on any other AKRacing chair.

 

So, Which AKRacing Gaming Chair Should You Buy?

In the end, it is safe to say that AKRacing has several collections that meet the needs of most gamers on the market.

That said, if you want an entry-level model for the cheapest price and nearly all of the standard features, you should go for the EX Series. If you want to pay more and get a bit of more functionality and features, my advice is to opt in for the LX Series or the SX Series (depending on how much you are planning to upgrade).

And if you want the best model, my advice is to purchase the Premium Series. With this, you will get a premium design, a lot of functionalities and added comfort. Not to mention the amazing 5-year warranty on the chair and 10-year warranty on the steel frame for ultimate peace of mind during your gaming endeavors.

Good luck!