Razer has announced two new products; the Razer Junglecat and the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless earbuds. The Razer Jungle cat is a dual-sided mobile gaming controller with dual configuration for both mobile and desktop play. The Razer Hammerhead, on the other hand, are a pair of truly wireless, Bluetooth 5.0, ultra-low latency, high audio quality earbuds.
The Razer Junglecat come with twin analog thumbsticks and bumper buttons on each side, the left side sports a 4-way d-pad whilst the right completes the combo with 4 extra action buttons. It will connect over low energy Bluetooth and Razer claims it will have over 100 hours on a single charge via USB-C.
The controllers will have two modes. For mobile play, users can connect the dual controllers to the included smartphone case to play on the go. For now, the included smartphone cases will consist of the Razer Phone 2, Samsung Galaxy Note 9, Samsung Galaxy S10+ in the USA and Razer Phone 2, Huawei P30 Pro, Samsung Galaxy S10+ for the rest of the world. The second mode is to attach it to the controller grip and then use as a handheld controller. This mode is also helpful for to play on desktops, compatible with Windows PC over Bluetooth.
The second product that Razer released is the Razer hammerhead earphones, which marks Razer’s entry in the truly wireless earphone space. The Razer Hammerhead True Wireless earbuds are designed to provide a lag free, rich and immersive sound experience for games, music and movies. Razer has customized its Bluetooth 5.0 connection to provide crisp, clear audio with a Gaming Mode reducing latency to just 60ms.
They feature 13mm drivers and a 20-20kHz frequency response range to provide a wide sound stage from strong base to clarity in the top-end. The earbuds have a 3 hour battery life with another 12 hours with the include USB-C charging case. Razer has also released an app to to customize the earbuds to the users wishes like change the voice prompt language or learn to use the touch gestures. The earbuds also feature IPX4 rated for sweat/splash protection.
The Razer Hammerhead and the Razer Junglecat will retail for $99.99 ( Approx. Rs. 7000) and €119.99 (Approx. Rs. 9500), respectively.
Regarding the launch of the Razer Junglecat, Alvin Cheung, Senior Vice President of Razer’s peripherals business unit said:
Mobile gaming is hampered by players having to put their fingers on the screen to control the actions. The Razer Junglecat improves the mobile gaming experience substantially with two feature-rich controllers, giving players an unobstructed view of the action and easy access to game features without interrupting play.
Commenting on the launch of the Razer Hammerhead earphones, Alvin Cheung, Senior Vice President of Razer’s peripherals business unit said:
The Razer Hammerhead True Wireless earbuds are the perfect wireless audio solution for mobile users. Users will have rich, immersive lag-free sound for their movies, music and gaming, without wires to get tangled or snagged as they go.