Razer introduces the next generation of mobile gaming controllers for Android

Razerthe world’s leading gaming lifestyle brand, today announced the introduction of Razer Kishi V2 for androidwith a iPhone version confirmed later this year. This announcement heralds the arrival of the latest iteration of the award-winning mobile game controller, bringing console-quality controls and gameplay to smartphones.

The future of portable gaming is brighter than ever, thanks to the incredible expansion of cloud-based gaming and streaming to mobile platforms, and Razer is here to provide gamers with the easiest way to play. to any game with total, uncompromising control.

Razer Kishi V2 comes with best-in-class updates and features

Razer’s new updates for the Kishi V2 extend the company’s 16+ years of product expertise in the PC and console gaming industry to mobile gamers. The Kishi V2 features the same high-quality inputs as Razer’s award-winning Wolverine V2 console controllers, as well as all-new micro-switch touch controls, bringing cutting-edge advancements to portable gaming hardware.

New Share button allows gamers to instantly take the perfect still image or create video clips to share with friends and followers. The Kishi V2 features two multi-function buttons as well as the ability to open the brand new Razer Nexus app with the press of a button. These enhancements ensure that the Kishi V2 is tuned for the best possible performance when playing the latest AAA or mobile game releases.

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The structural design of the Kishi V2 has been reinvented with a simpler deck that provides a stable feel and universal smartphone compatibility. The Kishi V2 includes a comfortable grip in a very compact size, designed with ergonomics in mind. Every mobile player will benefit from these design innovations, which increase accessibility and improve the user experience. The Kishi V2 has also been designed for maximum compatibility and will work with existing and new Samsung and Google Pixel phones.

The Kishi V2 offers native and cloud game control via a USB-C connection and pass-through charging connectors that allow charging a smartphone without stopping games, with the same low latency gameplay as its predecessor.

Razer Kishi V2 is powered by the Razer Nexus app

The Kishi V2 is designed for maximum adaptability and customization, thanks to the all-new and fully integrated Razer Nexus app. Razer Nexus launches with a single push button, allowing quick access to installed games, YouTube or Facebook streaming capabilities, finding compatible games, and controller settings. The Razer Nexus app and the latest edition of this state-of-the-art mobile gamepad are now available for Android.

Kishi V2
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Razer Kishi V2: Specifications

  • Buttons:
    • Two clickable analog sticks
    • A mechanical D-pad
    • Four-sided buttons
    • Two triggers (L2/R2)
    • Two bumpers (L1/R1)
    • Two multi-function buttons (M1/M2)
    • Menu and Options Buttons
    • Share button (requires Razer Nexus)
    • Razer Nexus app launch button
    • A status light (charging)
  • Dimensions: Height: 47mm, Width: 220mm, Depth: 117mm
  • Weight: 284g
  • Connectivity: USB Type-C
  • Smartphone charging: pass-through via USB Type-C port
  • Mobile app: Razer Nexus, replacing the old Razer Kishi app
  • Product requirements: Android™ 9.0 Pie or later.
  • Compatible with: Razer Phone and Razer Phone 2, Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+/S9/S9+/S10/S10+/S20 Series/S21 Series/Note 8/Note 9/Note 10/Note 10+, Google Pixel 2/3/4 /5/6 and many other Android devices.

Razer Kishi V2: Pricing and Availability

Kishi V2 will cost $99.99 USD / €119.99 MSRP. Starting June 8, 2022, Kishi V2 is available for Android from Razer.com and authorized resellers. For iOS, it should be available by fall 2022.

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