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Razer Expands Lineup With Products Aimed at Value-Conscious Gamers

Razer Value Conscious Line

Razer announced a new line of their products, aimed at a more budget-friendly gamer. This includes updated versions of the BlackWidow keyboard, Kraken headset, and Basilisk Essential Mouse. In addition, they are extending the RazerCare Elite protection plan for peripherals purchased on Razer.com. More information on RazerCare can be found at this link. Below we also have the specs for all three products, and their price/availability. Further information can be found on their website.

Razer BlackWidow:

Product Features

  • Razer™ Green Mechanical Switches designed for gaming
  • 80 million keystroke lifespan
  • Razer Chroma™ customizable backlighting with 16.8 million color options
  • Hybrid On-Board Memory and Cloud Storage – up to 5 profiles
  • Razer Synapse 3-enabled
  • Cable routing options
  • N-key roll-over with built-in anti-ghosting
  • Fully programmable keys with on-the-fly macro recording
  • Gaming mode option
  • 1000 Hz Ultrapolling
  • Instant Trigger Technology

Available: March 14th, 2019 – 119.99 USD

Razer Kraken:

Razer Kraken Razer Kraken Pro V2
$79.99 USD / 79,99 € MSRP $79.99 USD / 89,99 € MSRP
Cooling-Gel Infused Ear Cushions Leatherette Ear Cushions
Extra Thick Headband Padding Thick Headband Padding
Retractable Microphone with improved ambient noise rejection Retractable Microphone
Bauxite Aluminium FrameCustom-Tuned 50mm Drivers

Compatible with PC, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and Mobile Devices with 3.5mm jack

Product Features

At-a-glance

  • Custom-tuned 50 mm Drivers
  • Cooling Gel-Infused Cushions
  • Retractable Unidirectional Microphone
  • Bauxite Aluminium Frame
  • Thicker Headband Padding
  • Cross-Platform Compatibility

Headphones:

  • Frequency response: 12 Hz – 28 kHz
  • Impedance: 32 Ω @ 1 kHz
  • Sensitivity (@1 kHz): 109 dB
  • Input power: 30 mW (Max)
  • Drivers: 50 mm, with Neodymium magnets
  • Inner ear cup diameter: 54 mm x 65 mm
  • Connection type: Analog 3.5 mm
  • Cable length: 1.3 m / 4.27 ft.
  • weight: 322 g / 0.71 lbs
  • Oval ear cushions: Designed for full-ear coverage with cooling gel, perfect for long-wearing comfort

Microphone:

  • Frequency response: 100 Hz – 10 kHz
  • Signal-to-noise ratio: > 60 dB
  • Sensitivity (@1 kHz): -45 ± 3 dB
  • Pick-up pattern: Unidirectional ECM boom

In-line control:

  • Analog volume control wheel
  • Microphone quick mute toggle

Audio Usage:

  • Audio Usage: Devices with 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Audio + microphone usage: Devices with 3.5 mm audio + mic combined jack

Audio/mic splitter adapter cable usage: Devices with separate 3.5 mm audio and microphone jacks

Availability: March 14th, 2019 – 79.99

Razer Basilisk Essential:

Product Features

  • True 6,400 DPI optical sensor
  • Up to 220 inches per second (IPS) / 30 G acceleration
  • 7 independently programmable Hyperesponse buttons
  • Razer™ Mechanical Mouse Switches
  • Gaming-grade tactile scroll wheel
  • Ergonomic right-handed design with enhanced rubber side grips
  • 1,000 Hz Ultrapolling
  • Razer Chroma™ lighting with true 16.8 million customizable color options
  • Razer Synapse 3 enabled
  • Approximate Dimensions: 124 mm / 4.88 in (Length) X 75 mm / 2.94 in (Width) X 43 mm / 1.69 in (Height)
  • Approximate Weight: 95 g / 0.21 lbs (excluding cable)

Availability: March 14th, 2019 – 49.99

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