Razer has announced the Barracuda X wireless headphones for cross-platform gaming and mobile devices, to play games on multiple devices whether you’re at home or on the go. Offering versatility and freedom with lasting comfort, powerful speakers and crystal clear microphone, the Barracuda X is a 4-in-1 wireless, multi-function headphone compatible with PC, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch and Android devices.
Many modern wireless headphones are designed for use at home or on the go, and switching between devices can be a time-consuming process, with pairing via Bluetooth often creating connection issues. The Barracuda X was designed with ease of use and versatility in mind – with a stable, ultra-low latency wireless connection combined with a comfortable, stylish and ergonomic design, powerful Razer TriForce speakers and a removable, Discord-certified Cardioid Razer HyperClear microphone yourself in the perfect all-in-one solution for playing on multiple platforms.
“Many of the headphones available for multiple platforms only achieve this versatility through a cable connection,” said Alvin Cheung, Senior Vice President of the Peripherals Business Unit at Razer. “The Razer Barracuda X combines high-performance gaming features and true 4-in-1 wireless connectivity with the design and ease of use of everyday headphones. The result is a unique, all-in-one headphone, ideal for playing all day, no matter what platform or location you are.”
A superior format
The Barracuda X was developed from scratch to be a versatile cross-platform headphone with a strong focus on its appearance and comfort. Razer’s engineering team used their vast experience to integrate Razer’s market-leading audio technologies into comfortable wireless gaming headphones that are equally suitable for indoor and outdoor use.
The Barracuda X went through a long design process, dictated by perfect fit, comfort and simplicity, resulting in a design with concave faces to reduce volume, minimalist lines and a harmonious combination of head structure and ear cups, for a better look. elegant and stylish. The low profile ear cups are angled slightly to fit all ear shapes and can be adjusted and rotated for a custom fit. With memory foam pillows and a thick, soft and lightweight headband for a pressure-free fit, the Barracuda X weighs just 250g, perfect for all-day comfort.
Hassle-free plug and play connection
The Barracuda X comes fully equipped with all the necessary accessories for the best experience on multiple devices. At the heart of the Barracuda X’s cross-platform capability is the Razer HyperSpeed Wireless USB-C adapter, with which the Barracuda X can be easily connected to a PC, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch or Android devices as a plug-and-play device with no need for any pairing process or downloading software or drivers.
For situations where the USB-C connection is not available, the Barracuda X comes with a cable with USB-C to USB-A adapter, ideal for PC or Nintendo Switch and for even greater compatibility, a 3.5mm connector is also available. 4-pole for when an analogue connection is required. The Barracuda X also comes with a USB-C to USB-A charging cable and has a battery life of up to 20 hours of continuous use.
Fine tuned for full fidelity
The Barracuda Xs feature the very latest in Razer audio technology. Utilizing 40mm Razer TriForce speakers, the Barracuda X delivers cutting-edge audio performance for bright, clear sound, with individually tuned high, mid and low frequencies for crisper highs, rich mids and powerful bass, delivering an immersive audio experience. .
With a detachable Razer HyperClear cardioid microphone, the Razer Barracuda X deliver ultra-clear voice communication, no matter what platform you’re playing on. The Barracuda X’s microphone features improved voice isolation, removes more ambient noise from the rear and sides, has greater sensitivity for low-frequency response, and an optimized casing for clarity and more accurate voice capture.
The Barracuda X Wireless Gaming Headphones are the only headphones to play anywhere, with versatility, lightweight design and simple plug-and-play wireless connection for seamless 4-in-1 use on PC, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch and Android devices.
Razer Barracuda X Specifications
- Response frequency: 20 Hz – 20 kHz
- Impedance: 32 Ω @ 1 kHz
- Sensitivity: 96dBSPL/[email protected] by HATS
- Speakers: Custom 40mm Dynamic Speakers
- Inner diameter of the ear cup: 60 x 40mm
- Connection type: USB Type C or 3.5mm cable connection
- Cable length: 1.5m / 4.92 ft
- Approximate weight: 250g / 0.55lbs
- Oval Cushions: Full ear coverage in fabric and faux leather for sound isolation and comfort
- Response frequency: 100 Hz – 10 kHz
- Signal-to-noise ratio: ≥ 60 dB
- Sensitivity (@1 kHz): -42 ± 3 dB
- Capture pattern: Unidirectional
- Certificate to Discord
- Raise and lower the volume
- Enable/disable microphone
- Using wireless audio: USB-C adapter
- Using audio cable: 3.5mm analog
- Surround Sound: Only available on Windows 10 64-bit
Price and availability
It is now available for purchase on the official website and in retail stores for €99.99.