Razer unveils officially licensed Raiju controllers and Thresher headset for Sony PlayStation 4

The Raiju Ultimate is priced at $199.99 (Rs 14,000 approx), the Raiju Tournament Edition is priced at $149.99 (Rs 10,500 approx) and the Thresher for PS4 is priced at $129.99 (Rs 9,100 approx). All three are already available in the US through Razer.com

Published Date
22 - Aug - 2018
| Last Updated
22 - Aug - 2018
 
Razer unveils officially licensed Raiju controllers and Thresher...

If you are looking to pick up a new controller for your PS4 or PS4 Pro, then you may want to check out the new Razer controllers. Razer has launched two controllers – the Razer Raiju Ultimate and Raiju Tournament Edition. The company also unveiled its new Razer Thresher headset for PlayStation. All three are available on the company’s website.

“Console games continue to set new standards for gameplay, but controller designs have been slow to evolve in step with those advancements,” said Min-Liang Tan, Razer Co-Founder and CEO. “The power of PS4 offers an incredibly immersive experience with controllers that can unlock the platform’s potential and headsets that exploit the richness of Sony audio. Our new Razer Raiju Ultimate and Tournament edition, and Razer Thresher, answer the call for next-level PS4 hardware.”

The Razer Raiju Ultimate is crafted as a modular controller. It boasts of both wireless and wired connectivity. A new dedicated mobile app enables gamers to make advanced customisations to the controller. Multi-function buttons can be mapped to create more than 500 customised profiles to fit different play-styles for different gaming genres. Gamers can also adjust the sensitivity of thumbstick movements.  Lighting effects are powered by Razer Chroma—RGB LED lighting up in sync with controller vibrations and other button actions. The controller also comes with a set of interchangeable thumbsticks and D-pad. Both the Raiju Ultimate and the Raiju Tournament Edition are available for $199.99 and $149.99 respectively which translates to Rs 14,000 approx and Rs 10,500 approx directly converted. Below is a look at the specifications of the two controllers.

Razer Raiju Ultimate specs

  • Wired and wireless connectivity
  • 4 Multi-function buttons
  • Mecha-Tactile Triangle, Circle, X, Square action buttons
  • Powered by Razer Chroma
  • Trigger stops for quick-firing action
  • 3.5 mm audio port for stereo audio output and microphone input (wired mode)
  • Quick Control Panel
  • Interchangeable Thumbstick and D-pad modules
  • Carrying Case
  • Detachable 3 m / 10 ft. lightweight braided fiber cable with Micro-USB connector
  • Approximate size: 106 mm / 4.17 in. (Length) x 155 mm / 6.09 in. (Width) x 66 mm / 2.60 in. (Height)
  • Approximate weight (without cable): 352 g / 0.77 lbs.

Razer Raiju Tournament Edition specs

  • Wired and wireless connectivity
  • 4 Multi-function buttons
  • Mecha-Tactile Triangle, Circle, X, Square action buttons
  • Trigger stops for quick-firing action
  • 3.5 mm audio port for stereo audio output and microphone input (wired mode)
  • Detachable 2 m / 6.5 ft. lightweight braided fiber cable with Micro-USB connector
  • Approximate size: 104 mm / 4.1 in. (Length) x 159.4 mm / 6.28 in. (Width) x 65.6 mm / 2.6 in. (Height)
  • Approximate weight (without cable): 322 g / 0.71 lbs.

Razer Thresher for PS4

For the Razer Thresher headset, users can choose a wireless 2.4 GHz connection or a wired 3.5 mm connection. Razer claims that the Thresher can last up to 16 hours in wireless mode from a single charge. The headset has a range of 40 feet. The Thresher comes with large leatherette ear cushions made of memory foam. Each ear cup is a 50 mm driver with a frequency response range of 12 Hz to 28,000 Hz.

The Razer Thresher for PS4 is also compatible with the PC, Nintendo Switch, and other devices equipped with a 3.5 mm audio port. The headset is priced at $129.99 which is Rs 9,100 approx directly converted.

Razer Thresher for PS4 specs

  • Compatible Devices: PS4, PC, Nintendo Switch, devices with a 3.5 mm audio port
  • Frequency Response: 12 Hz – 28,000 Hz
  • Drivers: 50 mm, with Neodymium Magnets
  • Impedance: 32Ω at 1 kHz
  • Wired Connection: Analog 3.5 mm
  • Wireless Connection: RF 2.4 GHz, up to 40 ft. / 12 m
  • Master Volume Controls on headset
  • Mic Monitoring Controls on headset
  • Retractable Uni-directional Boom Microphone
  • Mic Frequency Response: 100 Hz – 10,000 Hz
  • Mic Sensitivity (@1kHz, 1V/Pa): -38 ± 3 dB
  • Mic Signal-to-Noise Ratio: >55 dB
  • Up to 16 hours on one single charge
  • Includes USB Dongle for wireless transmission
  • Approximate size: 214 mm (Width) 104.8 mm (Height) 196 mm (Length)
  • Approximate weight: 402 g / 0.89 lbs.

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