The X-Man Flare is a new magnetic 2x2 released in late 2020 by QiYi under their X-Man Design sub-brand. The X-Man Flare is the very first 2x2 to feature an adjustable magnet system. Out of the box the Flare is light and boasts a nice magnetic feel.
What's In The Box?
- X-Man Flare 2x2 M
This cube is amazing out of the box, the adjustable magnet system is very easy to overlook and it took me a good few days of use to realize you could alter them.
My only issue is lockups.
lots.... and lots... of lockups.
It's impossible to achieve a good average time when turning with a fast TPS at a higher level because the cube has very reduced corner cutting compared to something like the Weipo WRM or the Valk 2,
Overall though i think that this is a really good start considering this is the first 2x2 to be released under the x-man sub-brand, and i think there is great things to come if they release a v2.
When I started turning , I noticed this locks up quite a bit. It turns so satisfying too. I t has a glossy finish so it is quite grippy. I'd recommend this cube to anybody as it comes with a GAN like tutorial . Qiyi are getting a bit like GAN
I have been getting very quick at 2x2 and my gan 251 has been getting a bit slow. OOTB this 2x2 is insanely quick and comes in a valk like storage box.
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