Supporting full cross-platform functionality, Razer
's latest gaming earbuds, the Hammerhead Pro Hyperspeed
s don't only sport one helluva cool name, they're also THX
certified and feature adjustable noise-cancelling as well as a host of audio enhancements.
Here's the full skinny from Razer itself:
These cutting-edge earbuds offer unparalleled ultra-low latency audio freedom and versatility across multiple platforms, including PC, PlayStation, smartphones, and handhelds like the Nintendo Switch or Steam Deck. With game-changing features such as adjustable active noise cancellation, a fast wireless charging case, and customisable Razer Chroma™ RGB lighting, the Hammerhead Pro HyperSpeed takes audio freedom to new heights.
"Razer is committed to pushing the boundaries of what's possible in gaming. With the Hammerhead Pro HyperSpeed, we're not just offering gamers another pair of wireless earbuds, we're answering a call for precision, performance, and cross-platform versatility that's been long echoed in the gaming community," said Alvin Cheung, Senior Vice President of Razer’s Hardware Business Unit. "Razer's industry-leading technology and deep understanding of gamers' needs are the driving force behind this innovative solution. It's about enabling gamers to experience their favorite games in a whole new light, with audio quality so immersive and real-time it turns every play session into a truly epic encounter."
THX® Certified Audio – The Gold-Standard in Sound Quality
The Hammerhead Pro HyperSpeed is built for those who demand the very best in audio quality, as the earbuds have achieved with THX® Certification, the leading globally recognised assurance of quality, consistency, and audio performance.
The THX Certification Program for headphones and earbuds gives detailed attention to consistent frequency response, low distortion and exceptional noise isolation. Built upon both industry standards and four decades of proprietary testing methods, THX Certification is a rigorous process with world-class audio engineers. The Hammerhead Pro HyperSpeed’s achievement in reaching this standard is a mark of the leading-edge design and feature set for the product. Consumers seeing this mark of audio fidelity can be confident in the quality of the product right out of the box.
Elevating Cross-Platform Connectivity
The Hammerhead Pro HyperSpeed expands the boundaries of true wireless audio with the inclusion of a Razer HyperSpeed Wireless Dongle. This unique feature effortlessly bridges the gap for devices without inherent Bluetooth audio capabilities, inviting them into the realm of untethered sound experiences. All gamers have to do is plug in the HyperSpeed Wireless dongle into their PlayStation, Nintendo Switch, Steam Deck, or PC to enjoy flawless 2.4 GHz connectivity.
The earbuds' widened compatibility underscores their role as an indispensable asset for convenient, enhanced cross-platform connectivity.
Razer™ HyperSpeed Wireless Technology
Razer's groundbreaking HyperSpeed Wireless technology delivers formidable audio performance in the Hammerhead Pro HyperSpeed and with the 2.4 GHz dongle, these earbuds achieve an industry-leading, low-latency audio performance of less than 40ms.
Gaming Mode, for example, doesn't hold back on Bluetooth, ensuring robust performance with a latency of just around 60ms. With Bluetooth 5.3 compatibility, the Hammerhead Pro HyperSpeed ensures fluid connectivity across a multitude of devices.
Fully Adjustable Hybrid Active Noise Cancellation
The Hammerhead Pro HyperSpeed is engineered to enhance immersion and awareness through adjustable hybrid active noise cancellation. Advanced feedback and feedforward microphones monitor the surrounding sound environment, enabling users to cancel out noise during focused gaming sessions or adjust the in-app slider to control how much ambient sound they want to let in.
Fast Wireless Charging Case
The Hammerhead Pro HyperSpeed comes with a Qi-compatible, fast wireless charging case that holds an additional 24 hours of battery life. Compatible with Razer Charging Pads and other wireless chargers, it also offers a Type C port for wired charging.
Do-Not-Disturb Mode on Dual-Wireless Connection
Do Not Disturb mode silences Bluetooth notifications while gaming on HyperSpeed, allowing users to stay focused on their game or work. When connected to a phone and another audio source over Bluetooth, the mode can be toggled to prevent calls and texts from interrupting listening sessions.
Powered by Razer Chroma™ RGB
The Hammerhead Pro HyperSpeed offers customizable lighting and endless style possibilities with close to 16.8 million colors, countless patterns, and dynamic in-game lighting effects. Users can experience full RGB customisation and deeper immersion with the world’s largest lighting ecosystem for gaming devices.
The Razer Hammerhead Pro HyperSpeed is a testament to Razer's commitment to innovation and providing gamers with the most advanced audio solutions. With its groundbreaking features and unmatched versatility, these earbuds are set to redefine the standards for true wireless gaming audio.
Phew, that's a lot of info, and rather than just try and respin it we thought it would be easier to share the whole release info.
These new earbuds aren't available just yet but are "coming soon" and will retail in Australia for $369.95 dollarydoos. We'll try and get our hands on some to serve you up a review to see if forking over that much is truly worth it, so stay tuned.
Check out a couple of lifestyle shots of the earbuds in action below.