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Razer Announces Nabu Watch

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LAS VEGAS (CES 2016) – Razer, a world leader in connected devices and software for gamers, today announced the Razer Nabu Watch. The full-featured digital timepiece includes a Nabu secondary screen that previews notifications streamed from a smartphone, as well as tracks fitness and sleep activity via an in-built accelerometer.  

While smartwatches have proliferated the industry in 2015, one of the biggest challenges to the devices have been their battery life and their fundamental lack of capability as a multi-function watch. Razer addresses these issues by focusing first on the digital chronograph as the primary function and the smart features as a secondary addition.

The Razer Nabu Watch includes features expected of top-tier digital watches – an illuminated backlit display, countdown timer, stopwatch, World time clocks and alarms – as well as automatic phone time sync via Bluetooth to ensure the watch is always accurate to the global standard. Most importantly, the Razer Nabu Watch digital chronograph component has a 12-month life on its coin cell replaceable battery.

A secondary screen outfitted in the Razer Nabu Watch delivers all the features of a Nabu wearable, including discreet notifications, fitness tracking and watch-to-watch communication.

Paired to a user’s smartphone via Bluetooth, calls, texts, emails and app alerts all stream to the secondary screen for ease of viewing.  An in-built accelerometer enables comprehensive fitness tracking – steps walked, distance traveled, calories burned and more. Finally, with its unique watch-to-watch communication capability, two Nabu Watch users can shake hands to exchange Facebook and Twitter info easily. This feature works interchangeably between any Nabu Watch, Nabu and/or Nabu X.  The watch’s secondary screen has seven days of rechargeable battery life via an included charging cable.

“We’re bringing together the reliability and incredible functionality of a digital timepiece, with added smart features to empower the tech enthusiasts of today,” says Razer CEO and co-founder, Min-Liang Tan.  “We’re also just really excited to create a digital watch that we’re proud to call our own – a natural intersection between our popular work in apparel and wearables.  This was something our fans have asked for, and we’re happy to deliver.”  

The Razer Nabu Watch is available in two versions. The standard edition is designed with tough polycarbonate materials and with Razer green highlights.  It will be available from late January 2016 and is priced at $149.99. The Razer Nabu Watch Forged Edition has machined stainless steel buttons for added durability and a premium black finish.  It is available from January 6th 2016 exclusively at RazerStore retail locations and at RazerStore.com, priced at $199.99.

For more information on the Razer Nabu Watch, please visit www.razerzone.com/watch

AVAILABILITY

Razer Nabu Watch –

Razerzone.com – late-Jan 2016

Worldwide – late-Jan 2016

Price: US$149.99/EU179.99

Razer Nabu Watch Forged Edition –

Exclusive to Razerzone.com and all RazerStore retail locations – Jan 6 2016

Price: US$199.99/EU€239.99

Product Features

Watch Hardware:

  • 12 months battery life using replaceable coin cell battery (CR2032)
  • Hourly time signal
  • 1/100 second stopwatch
    Measuring capacity: 23:59’59.99″
    Measuring modes: Elapsed time, split time
  • Countdown Timer
    Measuring unit: 1 second
  • Full Auto Calendar
  • 12/24 hour formats
  • 3 multi-function alarms (Daily or weekly repeats)
  • World Time
  • Time, World Time and Alarms auto synced to phone time or manually adjusted via Nabu app

Nabu Hardware:

  • OLED 128×16 single color
  • 3-axis accelerometer
  • Cylindrical vibration motor
  • Single Button for OLED Screen
  • Lithium polymer battery with up to 7 days battery life
  • 5ATM water resistance rating
  • Shock Resistant up to 5m
  • Charging via magnetic proprietary USB cable
  • Wireless syncing with mobile device via BLE

System requirements:

  • iPhone 5/5S/6/6 Plus/6S/6S Plus with iOS 8 (or higher)
  • Android 4.3 (or higher) device with Bluetooth Low Energy (BT 4.0 or higher) capability

Razer Leviathan Mini Speaker Announced

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IRVINE, Calif. – Razer™, a world leader in connected devices and software for gamers, today announced the Razer Leviathan Mini. The portable sound system provides uncompromised audio quality that music listeners can take anywhere.

Powerful dual speaker drivers in the Razer Leviathan Mini produce deep lows and crisp highs for up to 10 hours of playback time that other portable speakers cannot match. As an added feature, two Razer Leviathan Minis can be synced to produce a true wireless stereo sound stage via Combo Play.

The Razer Leviathan Mini seamlessly connects to smartphones, tablets and other Bluetooth devices up to 30 feet away via Bluetooth v4.0 with award-winning aptX® technology for CD-like audio quality. One-touch NFC™ pairing is also included for ultra-fast, fuss-free connecting.

A built-in microphone enhanced with Clear Voice Capture® technology is included for speakerphone functionality, while a carrying case allows for maximum portability.

“Portable speakers today present so many compromises when it comes to delivering sound on-the-go – whether it’s audio quality, battery life or connectivity – and that’s something we didn’t want to do with the Razer Leviathan Mini,” says Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-founder and CEO. “There isn’t a more balanced portable speaker solution out there.”

In addition to the Razer Leviathan Mini, Razer also offers a full-size Razer Leviathan sound bar. Featuring 5.1 virtual surround sound, the award-winning Razer Leviathan provides premium audio quality for a wide range of entertainment applications, from desktop gaming to console setups, making it ideal for gaming, movies and music.

Price: U.S. $179.99 / EU €199.99

AVAILABILITY:

Razerzone.com – Pre-order Now; Shipping in December

Worldwide – January 2016

Razer Diamondback Chroma Review

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The Razer Diamondback gaming mouse debuted in 2004 and took the gaming world by storm. Its ambidextrous design allowed both left and right-handed gamers to share in having a high performance mouse with the first ever optical sensor. While Razer would eventually move on to other, newer mouse designs, gamers who owned the mouse have never forgotten it. Apparently, neither did Razer, as they recently released a brand-new version of the venerable mouse, the Razer Diamondback Chroma.

The original Diamondback shipped with a then-revolutionary 1,600 DPI optical sensor. The new Diamondback Chroma contains a 16,000 DPI 5G laser sensor within its ambidextrous form factor. Also new with the Diamondback Chroma is the Chroma lighting system which Razer is planning to install in the majority of its new peripherals going forward. What the Chroma system offers is a lighting system capable of displaying 16.8 million color combinations. Additionally, the system is able to interconnect with other Chroma-enabled Razer peripherals.

In terms of performance, the Razer Diamondback Chroma’s laser sensor is incredible, and I consistently made use of the on-the-fly DPI adjustment capabilities depending on my gaming needs at the time. I even left my left-handed friend try it out (he had an original Diamondback) and he also found it to be as comfortable as he remembered.

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I recently got an advanced copy of Bethesda’s Fallout 4 (which is out now, of course) and loved using the Diamondback Chroma while exploring the post-nuclear wasteland. The Diamondback Chroma is comfortable enough for just about any type of mouse-user, whether you use the “claw” style, “palm” style, or a combination of the two. Razer did an excellent job on crafting a universally-liked peripheral. Now, are there better right-handed mice out there? I would say yes – actually I dig Razer’s Mamba gaming mouse a bit more for my personal level of comfort. However, there are no better ambidextrous gaming mice on the market today – bar none.

Of course, the Razer Diamondback Chroma is fully Synapse control suite compliant, and Razer did a great job getting the dashboard setup for users to tweak the function of their mouse buttons or even the lighting design of the Chroma system. Overall, the new Razer Diamondback Chroma is a terrific update to an amazing gaming mouse. Whether you are right or left-handed, you will not be disappointed in its new incarnation. Razer has managed to keep all the good things inherent in the mouse while upgrading it smartly. The Razer Diamondback Chroma is available now for $89.99 at the official Razer website. For $10 dollars more, there is going to be a Collector’s Edition of the mouse on the Razer website, which will come in some special packaging to mark the revival of the mouse.

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Razer Unveils Naga Chroma MMO Gaming Mouse

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IRVINE, Calif. – Razer™, a world leader in connected devices and software for gamers, today announced the Razer Naga Chroma.

The latest in the Razer line of mice brings the world’s most advanced mouse sensor to the world of MMO gaming. The Razer 5G laser sensor is capable of tracking up to true 16,000 DPI in down to 1 DPI increments. This is significant improvement over a current industry standard of 50 DPI increment tracking. The device boasts effectively no interpolation, which is optimized for multi-display setups with ultra-high display resolutions, ideal for immersive MMO gameplay.

At the heart of the Razer Naga Chroma is its iconic 12 concave mechanical thumb grid buttons with tactile, audible feedback, optimized specifically for MMO gaming. Each button on the thumb grid ergonomically stands out to allow for blind-finding, letting gamers more easily execute commands.

“People thought we were crazy when we invented the MMO gaming mouse– and the Razer Naga went on to surpass even our own expectations – but now, many of our competitors are trying to recreate the design of this game-changing device,” says Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-founder and CEO. “We’re confident that the sensor technology we are utilizing will keep Razer Naga users a step ahead of their competition.”

The Razer Naga Chroma is the flagship product in Razer’s line of gaming peripherals designed for MMO players. The Razer Naga Chroma joins the Razer Naga gaming mouse line which includes the Razer Naga Epic Chroma, with a wireless option that also features a 12-button mechanical thumb grid, and the Razer Naga Hex which features six larger mechanical buttons that are designed for games like Diablo, League of Legends and Heroes of the Storm.

The Razer Naga Chroma also joins other Chroma-enabled Razer devices, including the award-winning Razer DeathAdder Chroma and Razer Mamba gaming mice, the Razer BlackWidow Chroma gaming keyboard and the Razer Kraken 7.1 Chroma headset, as well as the Razer Firefly gaming-grade mouse mat. All Chroma products feature 16.8 million customizable colors and a range of effects such as spectrum cycling, breathing, reactive and so on, all enabled through Razer’s Synapse software. Synapse allows synchronizing lighting colors and patterns between Chroma devices with the click of a button.

The Razer Naga Chroma will also be included in the Chroma SDK. With the Razer hardware API, game developers can punctuate in-game events with lighting effects on Chroma-enabled devices for a more immersive gaming experience.

For more information on Razer Chroma: Full Spectrum Gaming, please visit www.razerzone.com/chroma.

Price:

U.S. $79.99

 

Availability:

Razerzone.com – 6 November 2015

Worldwide – November 2015

Product features:

  • Total of 19 MMO optimized programmable buttons
  • 12 button mechanical thumb grid
  • True 16,000 DPI 5G Laser Sensor, with 0 interpolation
  • Chroma lighting with 16.8 million customizable color options
  • Tilt click scroll wheel
  • Up to 210 inches per second / 50 G acceleration
  • 1000 Hz Ultrapolling / 1 ms response time
  • Inter-device color synchronization
  • Razer Synapse enabled
  • Zero-acoustic Ultraslick mouse feet
  • 2.1 m / 7 ft braided fiber USB cable
  • Approximate size : 119 mm / 4.68 in (Length) x 75 mm / 2.95 in (Width) x 43 mm / 1.69 in (Height)
  • Approximate weight: 135 g / 0.30 lbs with cable

For more information about the Razer Naga Chroma, please visit http://www.razerzone.com/gaming-mice/razer-naga-chroma

Razer Unveils Chroma Peripherals for Blizzard’s Overwatch

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (BlizzCon® 2015) – Razer™, a world leader in connected devices and software for gamers, and Blizzard Entertainment, developer and publisher of some of the industry’s most epic games, today announced a full suite of Chroma-enabled PC gaming peripherals based on Blizzard’s upcoming team-based shooter, Overwatch™.

Set in an all-new Blizzard game universe, Overwatch is a 6v6 first-person shooter featuring a vibrant cast of heroes, each with his or her own unique arsenal of weapons and abilities. As part of its official Overwatch gaming peripheral collection, Razer is enhancing the award-winning DeathAdder Chroma gaming mouse, BlackWidow Chroma keyboard and Goliathus Extended mouse mat with Overwatch game elements on the hardware.

Gamers playing with the Razer BlackWidow Overwatch gaming keyboard will also experience dynamic Chroma lighting effects that change based on in-game action, including displaying a hero’s signature color (also available on the Razer DeathAdder Overwatch gaming mouse) and showing indicators for the hero’s abilities, cooldowns, and Ultimate ability readiness—all displayed in real time via Razer Synapse.*

Watch a video of how Overwatch has integrated Chroma lighting effects: https://youtu.be/xgnOeVOr3Gs

For more information about the Chroma lighting open platform, please visit www.razerzone.com/chroma/.

All three Overwatch Razer hardware products are on display and able to be demoed by BlizzCon® 2015 attendees at the Razer booth.

“Overwatch is one of the most sought-after titles out there and it’s a blast to play,” says Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-founder and CEO. “We’re excited to bring Blizzard players, our own fans, and PC gamers everywhere the preferred FPS peripherals of eSports athletes from world-leading teams. Clad in a custom-designed theme and with in-game Chroma lighting effects created by Blizzard specifically for the keyboard and mouse, these peripherals add another layer of immersion to the Overwatch experience.”

Overwatch brings Blizzard’s signature easy-to-learn, hard-to-master gameplay to the FPS genre. Players pick their hero of choice and join forces in teams of six to battle each other across a range of futuristic global locations, from the hologram-lit streets of London to a bazaar in the shadows of a high-tech Egyptian pyramid. The battlefields are built to highlight each character’s unique abilities, and fights can shift from streets to rooftops to open skies within the span of a breath.

“We’re excited to be working with Razer to bring Overwatch players and FPS fans a line of high-quality gear to take into battle,” said Matt Beecher, vice president of global consumer products at Blizzard Entertainment. “The development team has come up with some cool ways to integrate Overwatch’s gameplay with Razer’s technology, giving Blizzard gamers a whole new way to customize their experience.”

*Chroma game integrated lighting effects are available on all Razer BlackWidow Chroma and DeathAdder Chroma products via Razer Synapse.

Razer Unveils New Black Widow Ultimate 2016

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IRVINE, Calif. – Razer™, a world leader in connected devices and software for gamers, today announced the latest product in its best-selling keyboard series, the Razer BlackWidow Ultimate 2016.

The Razer BlackWidow Ultimate has been redesigned from the ground up with an all-new set of features, and is equipped with the multi-award winning Razer™ Mechanical Switches, the first and only mechanical switches designed specifically for gaming.

The biggest advancement to the latest edition of the Razer BlackWidow Ultimate is the introduction of the advanced lighting technology from the Chroma line in its individually backlit green LEDs that can each be customized through Razer’s Synapse software to display a range of unique lighting effects. Preset effects include Wave, Ripple, Reactive, Starlight and more. Gamers can also create their own lighting patterns via the advanced lighting effects configurator within Razer Synapse.

For examples of possible lighting effects, see here: https://youtu.be/a1R6ODgvHy0

In addition to this, the Razer BlackWidow Ultimate features an improved smudge-free top cover, a combined audio and microphone jack, a USB pass-through port for easy cable management and an enhanced indicator panel on the top right. The latest Razer BlackWidow Ultimate also has a smaller footprint compared to its predecessor.

“There isn’t a gaming keyboard out there that offers better value,” says Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-founder and CEO. “From the customizable backlit keys to the fact that our Razer Mechanical Switches are the only ones designed especially for gaming, the Razer BlackWidow Ultimate 2016 is the perfect keyboard for any gamer looking to upgrade to mechanical keyboards.”

Each Razer Mechanical Switch has optimized actuation and reset points that are engineered to a fraction of a millimeter, creating faster response times. With a rated life span of up to 60 million key strokes, the Razer Mechanical Switch is engineered from the ground up for enhanced durability compared to standard mechanical switches.

Starting with the Razer BlackWidow Ultimate 2016, all keyboards featuring the Razer™ Mechanical Switch will have an extended warranty of 2 years.

 

Price:

U.S. $109.99

Availability:

–          US/Canada: Immediate

–          Latin America: Immediate

–          Asia-Pacific: Q4 2015

–          Europe: Q4 2015

Product features:

  • Multi-award winning Razer™ Mechanical Switches with 50 g actuation force
  • 60 million keystroke life span
  • Individually backlit keys with dynamic lighting effects
  • Razer Synapse enabled
  • 10 key roll-over anti-ghosting
  • Fully programmable keys with on-the-fly macro recording
  • Gaming mode option
  • Audio-out / mic-in jacks
  • USB pass-through
  • 1000 Hz Ultrapolling
  • Braided fiber cable
  • 2 year limited warranty

For more information about the Razer BlackWidow Ultimate 2016, please visit www.razerzone.com/gaming-keyboards-keypads/razer-blackwidow-ultimate

Razer DeathStalker Chroma Keyboard Review

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Razer has recently been known for their line of BlackWidow mechanical gaming keyboards. However, the membrane keyboards are not down for the count just yet, as is evident by the new Razer DeathStalker Chroma gaming keyboard. Featuring slim, chiclet style keys and 16.8 million customizable color options, it brings style and performance at a reasonable price point.

The DeathStalker Chroma looks very similar to the other keyboards in the DeathStalker line – save for the LCD display in the DeathStalker Ultimate edition. The keyboard has a very flat profile with a built-in wrist rest and a black color scheme that contrasts nicely with its impressive lighting options.

Fully-compatible with Razer’s Synapse 2.0 cloud based control panel, the DeathStalker Chroma has three different zones to separately set the backlighting for. The first zone is the QWERTY key layout, the second zone is made up of the arrow and paging keys, and the final section is made up of the numeric keypad. With Synapse 2.0, you can set these zones individually or assign some keyboard-wide presets which show off pretty patterns across all color zones – my favorite of these being the “Wave” pattern which is eye catching to say the least.

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In-game performance is great, and the membrane-based keys didn’t present any kind of detriment to my gameplay sessions. I played quite a bit of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain with this keyboard and had a great time doing so. The 10-key rollover capabilities of the keyboard mean that you can press 10 keys down at the same time and it wont get confused. Also, the fixed wrist rest has a great texture that stayed comfortable throughout the night and I had no issues with any of the keys not responding to presses not directly in the center of the key – an issue which more primitive membrane keyboards sometimes have.

Also in the mix is Razer’s 1000Hz Ultrapolling rate which means your PC and keyboard stay in touch VERY often as to reduce any latency (at this point, keyboard latency is practically a non-issue thanks to features like this), a dedicated game mode where the Windows key won’t get in the way of your gaming, and on-the-fly macro programming. One issue that I would watch for in the future is that the plastic of the keyboard area might attract oils and become stained in the future with use – I would recommend carefully wiping it down after heavy usage.

As mentioned, the Razer DeathStalker Chroma has a lot of the features that have made past and present Razer products great but, what I like most about this keyboard is its form factor. It is so flat and thin and the keys are so crisply cut that it reminds me less of a gaming keyboard and more of a futuristic keypad that could be seen in a starship.

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Also worth noting is that these membrane-based keyboards are very comfortable to type letters on in your word processor. Some people do not like the click response of mechanical keys and these still have just enough crisp to give the user feedback but also plenty of squish. Also, the keys are extremely quiet to type on, making it great for situations where you may wake someone up by your typing. I was in this predicament for years before my wife and I moved into a bigger place. The mechanical keyboard I had would literally wake her from a sound sleep. If I had this keyboard at the time, maybe I’d still be married…. Just kidding – we are still married. I kid, I kid!

Pros

  • Futuristic, thin form factor
  • Crisp chiclet style keys
  • 10-key rollover
  • Chroma lighting system
Cons

  • The plastic of the key area might attract oils in the future

Overall, the Razer DeathStalker Chroma is an excellent membrane-based gaming keyboard that features some serious style. Additionally, should you like Mac style keyboard while using your PC, the Razer DeathStalker Chroma has a very similar feel that you will probably be able to get on board with. The Razer DeathStalker Chroma retails for $99 dollars and is available now on Razer’s official website as well as other online retailers.

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Razer Unveils New Orochi Mouse at IFA 2015

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BERLIN (IFA), Germany – Razer™, a world leader in connected devices and software for gamers, today announced the complete re-design of the popular Razer Orochi notebook gaming mouse. The Razer Orochi features the world’s most precise mouse sensor for on-the-go gaming.
Retaining the name of its predecessor, the new Razer Orochi features the latest in sensor and battery technology to give gamers pinpoint accuracy and more than double the playing time in wireless mode. Complimenting this overhaul, Razer has also added Chroma lighting, dual mode connectivity and a completely re-engineered shell.

At the heart of the new Razer Orochi is a 4G, 8200 DPI laser sensor – the highest DPI sensor ever fit into a mobile gaming mouse. The result is pinpoint tracking for incredible accuracy and movement speeds of up to 210 inches per second with 50 G acceleration, making the Razer Orochi ideal for every game and play style, from fast reaction FPS gameplay to high-accuracy MOBAs.

By utilizing the latest in Bluetooth Low Energy technology, the new Razer Orochi has more than double the battery life with over 60 hours of continuous gaming use – or 7 months of normal use – from a single charge. It is ideal for wireless notebook use with a polling rate of 125 Hz, which increases to 1000 Hz when used in wired mode.

“With the recent advances in sensor and Bluetooth technology, it was time for us to bring the Orochi up to date, which involved a complete redesign of the entire mouse,” says Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-founder and CEO. “We’ve retained the portable form factor and added rubberized side grips, but on the inside is where the big changes have happened. This is a whole new feature-packed mobile gaming mouse.”

The new Razer Orochi also features Razer’s industry leading Chroma lighting, giving users the choice of 16.8 million color options with which to customize their mouse. As with previous Chroma products, customizing the Razer Orochi is achieved within seconds through Razer Synapse, Razer’s cloud-based hardware configurator. The new Razer Orochi’s Chroma lighting effects are able to sync across other Razer Chroma peripherals, which include keyboards, a headset and a mouse mat.

By connecting the Razer Orochi with Razer Synapse, users are able to customize their lighting settings, calibrate their Razer Orochi to the surface they are using, assign macros and functions to the seven mouse buttons, and save all their settings to the cloud for use no matter where they are.

*Battery life depends upon usage.

TECH SPECS

  • Dual wired/wireless Bluetooth 4.0 technology
  • 1,000 Hz Ultrapolling (Wired) / 125 Hz Ultrapolling (Wireless)
  • 1 ms response time (Wired) / 8 ms response time (Wireless)
  • On-The-Fly Sensitivity adjustment
  • 8200 DPI 4G laser sensor
  • 210 inches per second / 50 G acceleration
  • Battery life: Approximately 60 hrs. (continuous gaming) or 7 months (normal usage)
  • Ambidextrous form factor with textured rubber side grips
  • Chroma lighting with true 16.8 million customizable color options
  • Inter-device color synchronization
  • Seven independently programmable buttons
  • Razer Synapse enabled
  • 1 m / 3.28 ft. braided fiber USB charging cable
  • Approximate size: 99 mm / 3.90 in. (Length) x 67 mm / 2.64 in. (Width) x 35 mm / 1.38 in. (Height)
  • Approximate weight: 110 g / 0.24 lbs.
  • 2 x AA batteries

*Actual battery life depends upon specific usage and other extrinsic factors.

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

  • PC or Mac with a free USB port
  • Windows® 10/ Windows® 8/ Windows® 7 / Windows Vista® / Windows® XP (32-bit)/ Mac OS X (v10.8-10.10)
  • Bluetooth® Smart Ready
  • Internet connection
  • 100 MB of hard disk space
  • Razer Synapse registration (requiring a valid e-mail), software download, license acceptance, and internet connection needed to activate full features of product and for software updates. After activation, full features are available in optional offline mode.

Price: US: $69.99 /EUR: €84.99

Availability: 

RazerStore: Pre-order

Worldwide: October 2015

Razer Announces Wildcat Xbox One Controller

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SEATTLE, WA (Pax Prime 2015) – Razer™, a world leader in connected devices and software for gamers, today announced the launch of the Razer Wildcat for Xbox One, a pro-gamer-validated, tournament-grade, console controller with four multi-function buttons added to the conventional array, which allows gamers to re-bind any button on the controller for easy access.

25% lighter than other tournament grade controllers, the Razer Wildcat for Xbox One features an ergonomic shape to increase actuation speed and a quick control panel that allows users to create dedicated button layout profiles for different games on the fly.

“The Razer Wildcat for Xbox One is the third generation Razer Xbox controller and the result of years working with eSports athletes on many prototypes,” says Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-founder and CEO. “The lightest tournament-grade controller in its class with additional remappable buttons gives gamers an incredible edge.”

Designed with the feedback of eSports athletes, the Razer Wildcat for Xbox One offers unrivalled durability with reinforced high carbon steel analog stick necks, removable aircraft-grade aluminum triggers, and optional palm grips and analog stick grip caps.

Product Features:

  • 2 shoulder Hyperesponse Multi-Function bumpers
  • 2 removable Hyperesponse Multi-Function triggers
  • 4 Hyperesponse ABXY action buttons
  • 4 button Quick Control Panel
  • Optional trigger stops for rapid fire
  • 3.5 mm audio port for stereo audio output and microphone input
  • Optional rubber palm grips
  • Optional analog stick grip caps
  • Carrying case
  • Detachable 3 m / 10 ft. lightweight braided fiber cable with Micro-USB connector
  • Approximate size : 106 mm / 4.17 in. (Length) x 156 mm / 6.14 in. (Width) x 66 mm / 2.60 in. (Height)
  • Approximate weight (without cable) : 260 gm / 0.57 lbs

Price:   U.S. $149.99 / EUR €179.99

Availability:

Razerzone.com – October 2015

Worldwide – October 2015

Razer Announces New Nabu with Awesome Zombie Commercial

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SEATTLE (PAX Prime 2015) – Razer, a world leader in connected devices and software for gamers, today announced the launch of its Razer Nabu smartband. A two-and-half minute zombie survival guide commercial produced by Razer will inaugurate a marketing campaign that highlights the benefits of “living smarter” with Nabu.

Interested parties may check out the “Five Rules of Zombie Survival” spot here:

“When we originally announced the Razer Nabu at CES 2014, we received a ton of feedback on features that users enjoyed and aspects that needed improvement,” says Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-founder and CEO. “We re-designed the Razer Nabu with that feedback, including a change in the placement of the button for a more intuitive user experience. The zombie video we’ve made is a fun way for us to commemorate the re-launch of one of our most anticipated products with the fans who helped make it a reality.”

Razer will celebrate its next generation of wearable products at PAX Prime in Seattle this weekend by giving away 2,000 exclusive PAX Blue Nabu X smartbands to gamers at the expo.

Both Nabu and Nabu X will receive major updates through a new companion app that will be compatible with both devices. The new companion app comes with a vibrant UI for a clearer, more motivating picture of the user’s daily activity, as well as advanced auto-sleep tracking algorithms, amongst other new features. Current Nabu X users can download the beta version of the companion app at www.razerzone.com/nabu-x from today.

A unique band-to-band communication technology is built into the Razer Nabu. Users will be able to display fitness tracking and smartphone notifications directly on their wrist via a discreet OLED screen. To find out more about the Razer Nabu, please visit www.razerzone.com/nabu.

PRICE: $99.99

AVAILABILITY:

Pre-order – Opens Sept 15th
Shipping – October 2015

PRODUCT FEATURES:

Compatible with: iOS devices – iPhone 5, 5S, 5C, 6 and Android 4.3-and-up devices
Lithium-polymer battery with up to 6 days life
Splashproof

Display and sensors:

OLED 128×16 single color
3-axis accelerometer
Cylindrical vibration motor

Software:

Pairing via Bluetooth Low Energy
Nabu companion app downloadable on Google Play Store and Apple iTunes