Below you will find our review of the Cohesion XP 2.1 Gaming Chair with Audio, an entry-level gaming chair that’s quick to set up, easy to store and perfect for console gaming.
Table of Contents Cohesion XP 2.1 Gaming ChairAestheticsErgonomicsAdjustabilitySpecial FeaturesAssemblyProsConsFrequently Asked QuestionsHow much does this chair weigh?Can you connect to the chair using Bluetooth?How are the speakers in the chair powered? Is there a power cable?When sitting on the chair, does it need to be leaning up something?Overall ThoughtsNo products found.
The Cohesion XP 2.1 Gaming Chair is a stylish shape with a smooth curvature that will fit into any gaming set up. The black microfiber material is sleek and will complement any gaming room. In contrast, the red piping adds a pop of color that is popular with gaming chairs.
Since this is a chair specifically designed for console gaming, where a desk and office chair are not necessary, the shape of the chair is perfect. The speakers on the Cohesion XP 2.1 Gaming Chair do not stand out, they are flush with the side of the chair at the top, and blend in seamlessly with the sleek black colored fabric.
The Cohesion XP 2.1 Gaming Chair has a shape designed to fit the contours of your back when sitting to play console video games. The uninterrupted smooth curve is specifically designed to rock like a cradle, so that the gaming experience is not interrupted by discomfort from your chair. The chair’s main fabric black microfiber, making it incredibly breathable.
This allows you to have a long gaming session without stressing that your chair will absorb all of your sweat. Microfiber is also an incredibly comfortable fabric, so the comfort of this chair will be ideal for gaming.
The Cohesion XP 2.1 Gaming Chair has limited adjustability since it is a rocking gaming chair. But this is not necessarily to its detriment. Since the chair rocks, constant movement while gaming is positively encouraged. This promotes blood flow in an otherwise stationary situation. The balance of the chair is well designed so that the rocking will not result in fully tipping the chair.
The control panel on the right-hand side of the chair allows you to adjust the volume of the inbuilt speakers in the top of the chair. This control panel is at an easily accessible area on the chair, so you do not even have interrupt your gaming session in order to adjust the volume of the speakers on the chair.
The Cohesion XP 2.1 Gaming Chair has a pair of inbuilt speakers that are integrated in the main body of the chair. You can plug the device that you wish to hear the audio of into the speakers via aux cable.
As well as features that this chair has while you are mid-gaming session, it also has a unique feature for when you have shut the console down. The Cohesion XP 2.1 Gaming Chair can be folded in half easily in order to store it out of the way, if your gaming room also happens to be your bedroom or another multi-purpose room.
This could be something important to consider when you are buying a rocking gaming chair if it will not be practical to have your gaming chair set up all hours of the day.
Not only is the folding feature useful for storage and practicality, it is also how the chair will be delivered to you. This means it will be delivered in a smaller box, so there is no need to worry about bulky packaging when it comes to this chair.
The Cohesion XP 2.1 Gaming Chair will arrive in a box already in one piece and assembled. So, you do not have to worry about assembling anything yourself with this product. This is perfect for if you want an easy to set up gaming chair that is quick and no-nonsense.
Since we have outlined how the Cohesion XP 2.1 Gaming Chair contributes to each of the categories, we have suggested are important for a rocking gaming chair, we will now lay out the pros and cons.
We have compiled these so that you can easily compare them to other chairs, and so that you can refer back to them when deciding to purchase the Cohesion XP 2.1 Gaming Chair. A gaming chair is a personal thing, not everyone will find certain things important, but based on our categories, we have tried to include them all.
- Easy to set up since the Cohesion XP 2.1 Gaming Chair comes boxed and already assembled. All you need to do is unfold the chair and get gaming.
- There are inbuilt integrated speakers on either side of the headrest are of the chair. This means a more immersive gaming experience.
- This chair is lightweight, making it extremely portable. This is ideal for taking your rocking gaming chair to your friend’s house for a gaming session at the drop of a hat.
- Easily accessible control panel that makes adjusting the volume of the speakers more convenient.
- A great price for a beginner/entry level gaming rocking chair. Very budget friendly.
- Some buyers have reported that the chair is not suitable for larger individuals, maybe that the chair is not very sturdy.
- The speakers are loud, but you cannot adjust the level of bass, which would make this chair just that bit more customizable.
- There is no real lumbar support included in this chair, the shape and silhouette may be sleek and curved, but if lumbar support is important to you, this chair may not be a good fit.
Frequently Asked Questions
Here we have brought together some frequently asked questions that prospective customers may have, we hope that they help:
How much does this chair weigh?
The Cohesion XP 2.1 Gaming Chair weighs only 18.9 lbs, so is very easy to take out of the box when it is delivered to you. It also means that the chair is extremely portable. You can take your Cohesion XP 2.1 Gaming Chair to your friend’s house easily for communal gaming session.
Can you connect to the chair using Bluetooth?
Unfortunately, you cannot connect to the speakers of this chair via Bluetooth on your device/console. The only way to connect the sound of your console is by attaching an aux cable, which may be inconvenient for some. Some buyers report that the cable included is too short.
How are the speakers in the chair powered? Is there a power cable?
The chair takes batteries and there is no power cord. So, the speakers on the chair are also powered by these batteries, this may be inconvenient to have to change them regularly.
When sitting on the chair, does it need to be leaning up something?
No, because the chair is designed to rock back and forth when you are sitting on it, the chair does not need to be leaning up anything. This is classic of rocking gaming chairs; it promotes constant movement when you are playing console games.
The Cohesion XP 2.1 Gaming Chair is a budget friendly option for console gamers who want to get started on gaming with a cheap and cheerful chair.
The basics are covered with this chair; it has inbuilt integrated speakers that can be connected to your desired console when you are playing so that the sound of the game comes through the speakers near your ears on the headrest.
Aesthetically, this chair does not disappoint, it has striking red piping that mimic racing stripes against a black main fabric. The chair even folds in half for easy storage and for portable gaming at your friend’s house. You can also move it away at short notice whenever you need to. There is no assembly required, so you can set up the Cohesion XP 2.1 Gaming Chair in your gaming set up as soon as it arrives at your door.
Although this chair is a budget friendly entry level option for a rocking gaming chair, it seems to cover many practical bases. However, it is still lacking in some departments; having to connect your console with an aux cable could be inconvenient to some gamers depending on their gaming set up.
And since the chair has no real lumbar support, you should definitely consider if this chair will satisfy your needs as a console gamer.