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Work and Play on A Budget: Gaming Chairs Under ₱5,000

Jun 23, 2022
By Gracey Maala

3 min read

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Whether you’re working from home or playing video games, sitting for long periods of time can be super tiring. That’s why a cozy chair is considered an essential accessory to your setup. It’s not necessarily just for having a “cool” setup at home, but it’s also for comfort during the long hours you spend in front of your computer.

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What’s good about getting a gaming chair is it provides more cushioning, reclining options, and other added features. They don’t always come with hefty price tags either. You can find a solid gaming chair that’s affordable, but will still give you the support you need to sustain hardcore gaming sessions with your PLDT Home Fiber Unli or Fiber Plus Plan. So if you are scouting for affordable yet reliable gaming chairs, here are some of them that will cost you no more than ₱5,000.

San-Yang Gaming Chair


San-Yang Gaming Chair

Photo from San-Yang Official Website

San-Yang is best known for its affordable furniture offerings. However, they now offer a stylish gaming chair made from PU leather (front), PVC leather (back), and a gas lift. It comes in two color options: Red/Black and Black/Gray.

Panther Nightfall Gaming Chair

Starts at ₱3,990

Panther Nightfall Gaming Chair

From Panther Gaming Gear Official Website

Panther Gaming Gear offers various gaming chairs, and the most affordable is the Nightfall. It sports rotary lift armrests, swivel function, adjustable height, and up to 140-degree recline. You may choose from either Nylon or Steel footing, and this gaming chair series also comes in various color options.

FANTECH Alpha GC-185 Gaming Chair


Photo from FANTECH Official Website

The FANTECH Alpha GC-185 comes unique, breaking the norm of having rollers on gaming chairs. Made from a 1.2mm thickness metal structure, this sturdy chair can hold up to 220kg of weight. It’s designed with a leather-made head and lumbar backrest, placed perfectly to support your head and spine while sitting. The armrests are also ergonomically designed to fit the height of your arm for comfort.

Qoncept Furniture Everest Ergo Gaming Chair


Qoncept Everest Ergo Gaming Chair

Photo from Qoncept Furniture Official Facebook

Most gaming chairs feature a sporty design inspired by racing cars, and Qoncept Furniture’s Everest Gaming Chair is no exception! It boasts comfortable cushioning, soft armrests, adjustable seat height, removable footrest, and five 360-degrees rotating wheels. It also has a reclining back to add comfort when you rest. Choose between Black/Red and Black/White colorways to match your setup!

Costuless Ergodynamic KT-2093

Starts at ₱2,999

Ergodynamic KT-2093

From Costuless Official Website

The Ergodynamic KT-2093 provides a wide range of adjustability that gives gamers ultimate comfort and support in every gaming position for an extended period of time. It has a high backrest designed to provide neck, shoulder, and lumbar support. It also features a recliner function and tilt-lock mechanism for adjusting the backrest. In addition, it has a 360-degree swivel function, a gas lift that ensures smooth pneumatic height function, and a five-prong nylon base with PU casters.

Did you find a gaming chair that suits your style and budget on this list? Then it's time to level up your gaming setup! Imagine having an upgraded gaming PC, cool gaming peripherals, and a cozy gaming chair. What more can you ask for?

PLDT Home Gaming

Nevertheless, the steps toward the ultimate gaming experience don’t just end there. You may also get the best gameplay performance with the fastest PLDT Home Fiber Plus Plan and the award-winning ASUS ROG Rapture WiFi 6 Gaming Router.

The AX11000 Tri-band WiFi 6 Gaming Router is the world’s first 10-gigabit WiFi router with a quad-core CPU, PS5 compatibility, 2.5G port, DFS band, Adaptive QoS, AiMesh for mesh WiFi system, and free network security.

You may grab it as an add-on to your PLDT Home Internet plan with three available options:

  • ₱1,349 per month (lock-in period of 24 months)
  • ₱2,599 per month (lock-in period of 12 months)
  • ₱26,700 (one-time fee)

Know the Product Better

ASUS ROG Rapture GT-AX11000

  • Game Boost Hot Key: Once pressed, gamers can win more rounds with less lagging in games
  • Have a stable connection with dedicated Wi-Fi
  • Game IPS: Black Trojans and cyber attacks even of PC’s security software is not extreme hardware for the best performance
  • Extreme Hardware for the best performance
  • Aimesh: reliable and seamless WiFi access at home

PLDT Home’s All-New Fiber Plus Plans

  • With speeds of up to 1000 mbps
  • Comes with at least 3 Mesh Wi-Fi Points (for whole home coverage)
  • Landline (unlimited calls to any PLDT landline)


Gracey Maala

Gracey is the lead content writer for Next Upgrade’s Technology and Gaming sections. She loves to explore and learn new stuff for work, while she enjoys telling stories, watching TV series, and bonding with her mom and dogs in her free time.