Best Gaming Chairs Under $200

 

In my old days, we didn’t have gaming chair which looked like racing car seats. We had office looking gaming chair. They still had good “gaming” features, but they didn’t have that modern gaming chair design.

Nowadays a lot of gamers have a transition towards those modern chairs. Even I have done the switch, I’ve always had office looking chair, but recently I decide I wanted a gaming racing chair and I am pleased. Sure they cost a little bit more than other chairs, but they offer great features.

Most of the chairs on our list have ergonomic features such has lumbar pillow support, perfect for your lower back. Having a good back support will avoid you pain in the future because we all know gaming session can last a long time. Some of them also have a head pillow, great to rest on between intense gaming matches.

Most of them have a gorgeous design with a variety of colors. I love the red & black ones. Some of them even offer the option to rock back and forth, which is one of my favorite feature on a chair. I find rocking myself very relaxing, and we all know some online games can be very stressful.

Editor’s Pick: Our big winner here is the Kinsal Large Size Big and Tall Gaming Chair High-back. We choose this one for its incredible comfort with a lumbar pillow and a bonus head pillow. The design is gorgeous as well with it’s red & black color.

 

Here is a quick overview of the featured products on our list. Scroll down for more detailed information about each product.

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The best gaming chairs Under $200

 

Giantex Executive Racing Style High Back Reclining Chair

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Giantex Racing style gaming chair is Designed To Offer You A Combination Of Luxurious Comfort And High-Performance Style. It comes with a Removable Head Rest Pillow And Lumbar Cushion And A Built In Reclining Mechanism. Perfect for gaming or working.

It comes in a variety of colors, five colors to be exact. The chair is made out of Pleather material, what is Pleather? It’s a blend of plastic and leather. It is used to imitate leather, don’t get fooled this is not real leather it’s artificial. It is still very comfortable and easy to clean.

The chair can be adjusted in terms of height from 16.9″-20.8″. With an amazing built-in reclining mechanism from 90 to 150 degree backward. Unfortunately, the seat does not tilt, for some, it might not be a big problem but we preferred mentioning it. The maximum weight capacity of this chair is 350 pounds wich is a huge amount compared to the other chairs in this category.

Overall, this chair is an amazing option if you are working on a tight budget but still want a suberb gaming chair. It offers the elegant look and great gaming features, all that for an affordable price.

Specifications
  • Green, also comes in a variety of colors
  • Pleather material
  • Max 350 lbs
  • Adjustable
  • 25.9″ X27.2″ X49.2-52.3″
Pros
  • Adjustable arm height
  • Back reclines 150 degrees so you can lean back and take a nap in your chair
  • Great lumbar support
  • Fits taller people perfectly
  • Very sleak, high quality look
Cons
  • Seat does not tilt
  • Arm rests are a bit too far apart to be comfortable
  • Uncomfortable if you have wide thighs due to the wings on the sides, hard to spread your legs

 

Homall Executive Swivel Leather Gaming Chair

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Homall Ergonomic racing chair is a great one for working long hours at work or even playing video games for hours, with its impressive chair feature that can rock back and forth which is great if you want to take a small nap.

Again this chair comes in a variety of colors, like our last pick. This chair synthetic out of Pu leather, also known as artificial leather-like the first chair on our list. Do not worry even if it’s not real leather it is still very comfortable and easy to clean, but if you prefer real leather, then this chair is not for you.

The max weight capacity is not too bad, 300 pounds to be exact, might not be the best option if you’re a big man. With an adjustable height from 18″ to 21″, depending on your personal taste. The chair back can be locked at any angle between 90 – 180 degree. Perfect to take a small nap between those intense gaming matches.

If you have a hardwood floor and you are worried to scratch it while moving around on your gaming chair, well this one includes plastic wheels. The wheels are very silent and won’t damage your hardwood floor while you’re moving.

A great option if you want to have that modern gaming chair look and features without spending a fortune.

Specifications
  • Blue, also comes in a variety of colors
  • PU Leather material
  • Max 300 lbs
  • Adjustable
  • 29 x 23 x 13 inches
Pros
  • Easy and clear assembly instructions, tools for construction are provided
  • Looks very stylish
  • Fantastic ergonomic features, especially on the lower back
  • Padding requires a bit of breaking in, but once you do it feels perfect for long gaming sessions
  • High quality stitching on the chair
Cons
  • Low weight threshold, only supports up to 280 pounds
  • Not built with large people in mind, by weight or height
  • Arm rests don’t adjust up and down
  • Padding on the arm rests is very thin and doesn’t offer much comfort

 

Kinsal Gaming High-back Computer Chair

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Kinsal gaming chair offers an ergonomic design with more efficiently and comfortably, plus a free bonus headrest cushion & lumbar cushion. This chair is very easy to assemble only three steps to follow and voila! Ideal for gaming and even working for an extended period.

I love the design of this chair the red and black color mix very well together. With a high back seat and a good amount of maximum weight capacity of 280 pounds, making this gaming chair a good choice even if you are bigger than an average person.

This model offers fully adjustable armrests, which is good because some of our picks do not offer this feature. This computer chair is very solid with its tubular steel frame and a star base.Like our two previous chairs this one is made out of artificial leather also called PU leather, which is easy to clean, you shouldn’t eat on your gaming chair, but if you then you should not worry.

Like most of our picks, this chair includes a tilt mechanism. From 90 to 180 degrees, to be exact, perfect if you want to take small breaks or even naps. It is very important to take breaks in between those long gaming sessions.

Ultimately, this is one of the most expensive chairs in this price category. If you are not on a tight budget this chair is a great option because it will offer you great comfort and lumbar support, on top of having that modern racing car look.

Specifications
  • Red, also comes in a variety of colors
  • PU Leather with Steel frame and a star base
  • Max 280 lbs
  • Adjustable
  • 53 x 25 x 9 inches
Pros
  • High back for taller people
  • Adjustable head and lower back (lumbar) support thanks to pillows that do come off
  • Chair sits a little higher off the ground
  • Arm rests can be adjusted up and down as well as twisted in and out
  • Back reclines to about 180 degrees, making it just about flat
Cons
  • Doesn’t breathe well, overheating is very easy, you will stick to the chair if it gets warm
  • Arm rests turn side to side freely, no way to lock them in place
  • Wheels are cheap and might damage floors
  • Strong chemical smell for the first few weeks

 

X Rocker 51396 Pro Series Pedestal 2.1 Video Gaming Chair

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Another great chair by X Rocker. This one offers an ergonomic design with gunstock arms and pedestal with tilt and swivel capabilities. Built-in radio wireless receiver and included wireless transmitter work with any source with RCA stereo outputs; optional RCA cables included.

To be honest, this chair is better for console gaming, because the height is not very high from the floor so you might be far from your desk. It does not mean you can’t use it for PC gaming, but you might need to get a wireless mouse and keyboard since this chair is pretty low.

On the other side, this chair is pretty amazing, it has a “vibration” option with two speakers and a subwoofer with a very clear sound & great bass. You can even plug the chair in the wall to power up the speakers rather than spend a fortune on batteries.

Plus you can use this chair for other things besides playing video games. You can watch movies, you can listen to music or simply relax after a hard work day.

Specifications
  • Black color
  • P Leather
  • Max 300 lbs
  • Adjustable
  • 28.5 x 23 x 23.5 inches
Pros
  • Two wireless speakers and subwoofer, optional cables are provided
  • Fantastic for console gaming
  • Very easy to assemble
  • Very clear, high quality speakers with great bass
  • Stands up well to a lot of use, very sturdy
  • Chair plugs into the wall to power the speakers rather than take batteries like so many others do
Cons
  • No height adjustment
  • Designed with short, small people in mind. If you have long legs you will be uncomfortable
  • Too short to be used at a desk, not designed with pc gamers in mind
  • Armrests aren’t padded

 

New Gaming Chair High-back Computer Chair

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A very nice designed gaming chair with a footrest! The first one on our list, you can lie down like in a bed, for a quick nap between online matches because we all know video games are exhausting. It only comes in one color which is a beautiful black & white.

The max weight is pretty low compared to our other chairs, so if you’re a big and tall person, this might not be the best chair for you. The chair is made out of PU leather, like most of the chairs on our list, easy to clean and very comfortable. Unfortunately, it is not real leather.

armrest are not adjustable, but you can remove them depending on the situation. The chair has a removable lumbar support. I’d recommend leaving it to avoid back pain in the future. You won’t have to worry about the assembling part it is pretty easy and straightforward.

Overall, this gaming chair is a very good option if you’re on a tight budget, as its one of the cheapest one of our list. Not to worry, even if it’s cheap it still offers amazing gaming features and comfort, which are important for us gamers.

Specifications
  • Black & white color
  • PU Leather and a metal base
  • Max 250 lbs
  • Adjustable
  • 36.6″(H) x 22″(W) x 21.6″(W)x19.6″(D)
Pros
  • Can rock back and forth
  • Armrest removable
  • Footrest comes with the chair
  • Can lie down like a bed
  • Ergonomic design
Cons
  • Armrest not adjustable
  • Low max weight
  • Can’t lock the wheels
  • Comes in only one color

 

Conclusion

The first thing we see when looking at these types of gaming chair is the look. Yes, I know we covered a lot on this subject, but the first impression is important. Beside the sweet style of these gaming chairs, there are other things to consider before purchasing one.

Will it be comfortable for an extended period, will it support my weight? , is the chair customizable? Can I adjust the height and tilting? Of course, the price is a major factor as well.

We hope our list of best gaming chair under $200 has given you a clearer vision on these types of modern gaming chair. Don’t hesitate to leave us a comment in the section below.