Since 2020, Razer has begun the custom of holding annual occasions generally known as RazerCon to showcase its newest merchandise together with particular bulletins. Razer held its keynote for RazerCon 2022 on Saturday, and with it got here bulletins for numerous new merchandise for each avid gamers and content material creators alike.
Razer showcased lots, together with new headsets, a chair made in collaboration with Lamborghini, and a flashy new handheld gaming gadget. The one gadgets omitted – other than shade variations of already out there merchandise – are any new gaming mice or keyboards. Nevertheless, these are anticipated to come back within the close to future. We’ll cross that bridge after we come to it, however for now, let’s have a look at what Razer unveiled.
The brand new Razer Edge 5G was arguably one of many greatest bulletins of RazerCon 2022. A cell gaming gadget that permits for web connection wherever chances are you’ll be, the Razer Edge 5G is available in partnership with Verizon to assist ship that have.
The gadget runs on Android 12 and encompasses a Snapdragon G3x Gen 1 platform with a 3.0Ghz octa-core Kryo CPU and Adreno GPU constructed particularly for the Razer Edge. It would even have a 6.8” Full HD+ AMOLED show with a 2400x1080p decision and a 144Hz refresh fee. It consists of 8GB of LPDDR5 RAM with 128GB of basic storage.
Proper out of the field, the Razer Edge will assist numerous AAA video games. It would come pre-installed with the Epic Video games Retailer launcher, the Xbox Cloud Gaming app, and Nvidia GeForce Now. For these desirous about distant play, it can assist Steam, Xbox, Parsec, and extra.
The Razer Edge will even include the brand new Razer Kishi V2 Professional cell controller that options haptic suggestions and a 3.5mm audio port.
Along with the 5G model, a Wi-Fi model of the Razer Edge will even be out there. Pricing and availability for the Razer Edge 5G will come at a later date from Verizon itself. The Razer Edge Wi-Fi will probably be out there January 2023 at $399.99 USD at Razer.com and RazerStore places.
|Platform||Snapdragon G3x Gen 1|
|Display||6.8″ FHD+ 2400x1080p AMOLED 144Hz|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, Sub 6, mmWave Verizon 5G|
|Weight||263.8g, 400.8g with controller|
|Audio||2-way audio system with Verizon Adaptive Sound, 2 digital mics|
|Dimensions||259.7mm x 84.5mm x 10.83mm|
|Availability||Wi-Fi: January 2023 / 5G: TBA|
|Worth||Wi-Fi: $399.99 USD / 5G: TBA|
Razer Blue Display
Razer unveiled its ‘Blue Display’ product for content material creators through the present. Much like different moveable chroma screens, Razer determined to make use of a blue display screen versus inexperienced to raised mimic what’s utilized in skilled moviemaking. In keeping with Razer, the blue display screen permits for “the cleanest keying.” The display screen options an adjustable peak as much as 94 inches, and is constructed for portability and fast deployment.
The Razer Blue Display is obtainable now for $149.99 USD.
New headsets galore
Quite a few new headset bulletins had been made throughout RazerCon 2022. On the extra eccentric aspect comes the Kraken Kitty V2 Professional. It’s the identical Razer Chroma RGB headset that many loved, but it surely now consists of extra interchangeable ears: cat, bear, and bunny. The Kraken Kitty V2 Professional options Razer TriForce Titanium 50mm drivers with 7.1 digital encompass sound. Retailing for $199.99 USD, it will likely be out there in each pink and black.
Other than the Kraken Kitty V2 Professional, Razer introduced new headsets in its Kaira lineup. Three to be exact: the Kaira X, Kaira HyperSpeed, and Kaira Professional HyperSpeed. The Kaira X is a wired headset for the PlayStation 5, however capabilities on the PC. It would retail for $59.99 USD. The Kaira HyperSpeed and Kaira Professional HyperSpeed are each wi-fi headsets, and can retail for $129.99 USD and $199.99 USD respectively. The distinction between the 2, in response to Razer, is that the Kaira Professional HyperSpeed options Razer HyperSense sound haptics. Each will boast a 2.4Ghz connection and as much as 30 hours of battery life.
For people who don’t need one thing sitting on their head, Razer can also be launching the Hammerhead HyperSpeed earbuds. Whereas they’re out there with both Xbox or PlayStation branding just like the aforementioned new Kaira lineup, the Hammerhead HyperSpeed earbuds can be utilized with any platform with a USB-C port or Bluetooth. The earbuds function energetic noise cancellation, as much as 30 hours of battery life, and include a wi-fi charging case. The earbuds launch in November and begin at $149.99.
Extra Quartz choices
The corporate revealed extra additions coming to the Razer Quartz lineup. It would now function the Razer Barracuda wi-fi headset, the Huntsman V2 TKL keyboard, the BlackShark V2 X headset, The Orochi V2 mouse, and the Strider mouse pad in giant.
Along with Quartz lineup additions, the Mercury and White lineup additionally received extra peripheral choices.
Enki Professional Lamborghini
For you chair aficionados on the market, Razer has introduced its newest collaboration with Lamborghini within the type of the Enki Professional Lamborghini gaming chair. The black and orange chair mimics what you’d discover in Lamborghini sports activities automobiles with the identical seat upholstery and hexagonal stitching. It additionally encompasses a cushioned backrest, magnetic head cushion, and a recline dial.
The chair launches in December, beginning at a whopping $1,299 USD.
The very last thing introduced through the RazerCon 2022 keynote was a brand new piece of software program referred to as Razer Axon. Designed to extend environmental immersion, Axon is a wallpaper engine that helps each static and dynamic wallpapers which work together with Razer Chroma RGB for reactionary shade methods on your setup.
Axon helps included or customized wallpapers which you can import. Customers will even be capable of create a “playlist of wallpapers” inside the program. Moreover, the software program will assist numerous video games at launch with extra to come back in future updates. The primary 10,000 folks to obtain the software program will obtain it without spending a dime. After that, it can value customers Razer Silver, which is earned by shopping for varied Razer merchandise from the corporate’s on-line retailer.
That wraps up all of the bulletins made throughout RazerCon 2022. We’ll return with extra information on what was unveiled because it’s made.