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Razer’s Kaira X is a lower-cost headset for console players

You are in luck when you favored Razer’s Kaira headset however did not need the added price or pairing of a wi-fi mannequin to your console. Razer has launched a $60 Kaira X line that gives the core performance of its predecessor to PlayStation and Xbox players, simply with a 3.5mm wired connection — and, in fact, a $40 cheaper price. You will nonetheless get the 50mm “TriForce” drivers (albeit with no titanium-coated diaphragm), cardioid increase mic and on-headset controls, and the cable opens the door to nearly any system with an ordinary headphone jack.

The variations past that largely boil down to paint. The Kaira X for PlayStation is accessible solely in a Sony-friendly black-and-white design, whereas the Xbox variant is accessible in 5 hues that embody black, white, and three eye-searing colours (blue, pink and “volt” inexperienced) that match official Xbox Wi-fi Controllers. Solely the extra somber colours of both model can be found now, although, because the three brighter Xbox choices will solely be accessible for pre-order on October 14th.

Don’t fret when you’re comfortable to spend extra. Razer has additionally launched a “White Suite” of Xbox peripherals that embody new shades of the Kaira and Kaira Professional in addition to a Wolverine V2 gamepad. They’re on sale now for a similar $100, $150 and $100 respective costs as different variations. You may as well decide up a Common Fast Charging Stand for Xbox controllers for $40, or $50 when you purchase one in an Aqua Shift colorway.

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