Razer has added two new keyboards to its portfolio, the Cynosa Chroma and the Cynosa Chroma Pro. Both the keyboards are currently available only in the US. The Chroma Pro keyboard is available exclusively via Razer’s website for $80 (Rs 5,200 approx, directly converted), whereas the Cynosa Chroma will be available worldwide later this year from third party retailers for $60 (Rs 3,255 approx, directly converted).
Razer claims that the Cynosa is the most full-featured entry-level keyboard for gamers available. The keyboard offers the company’s signature per-key Chroma lighting, programmable macro keys, 10-key rollover with anti-ghosting, and 1,000Hz polling rate, with Razer Synapse 3 compatibility. Further, both keyboards offer water-resistance.
The Cynosa Chroma Pro keyboard features 24 customizable lighting zones underneath its base. This 'underglow' lighting effect is a first for a Razer keyboard. Each key on the Cynosa Chroma and Cynosa Chroma Pro is customizable and is individually backlit with 16.8 million color options. Officially integrated lighting profiles that change dynamically during gameplay can be activated upon installation for Overwatch, Quake Champions, Diablo and other popular games.
Both the Cynosa Chroma and Cynosa Chroma Pro are Razer’s first keyboards to come with Razer Synapse 3 software. It allows users to choose lighting and performance parameters and create their own macros and key binds. The feature can be accessed from any computer as the personal configuration is saved on the cloud.
Razer is is well known for its gaming peripherals, however, the company is also foraying into the smartphone business. The company going to unveil its very own smartphone called the Razer Phone, which is specifically targeted at gaming and entertainment enthusiasts. You can read more about the device here.