Razer fans should be thrilled with this year’s slew of products and announced at CES 2019. The company finally enters the gaming monitor scene with their 27-inch monitor concept, the Razer Raptor.

The Razer Raptor will offer an ultra-wide viewing angle with a WQHD (2560×1440) IPS edge-to-edge panel with 2.3mm thin bezels. It will support AMD Radeon’s FreeSync technology for fast response times and Motion Blur Reduction, along with a 144Hz refresh rate. It will support HDR content with a 95 percent DCI-P3 wide color gamut. This should result in blacker blacks and better color representation for not only gamers but also for the prosumer video and photo professionals.

Screen Size: 27 inch
Resolution: WQHD (2560 x 1440p)
Panel Type: IPS
Refresh Rate: 144 Hz
Response Rate: 4 ms with Overdrive, 1 ms with Motion Blur reduction, 7 ms typical
Viewing Angle 178 Degree
Aspect Ratio: 16:0
Contrast Ratio: 1000:1
Brightness: Up to 420 Nits
Color Gamut: 95% DCI-P3
HDR: Yes

Design features of the Razer Raptor include a matte-black finish on a forged aluminum base. The base itself will include Razer’s Chroma-powered LED strips and works with Razer Synapse 3 software to synchronize with other Razer Chroma-enabled peripherals. A unique addition to the Razer Raptor is the cable management of the stand which will allow the user to hide up to 5 unique Razer performance cables to help create a clean setup. The monitor is height-adjustable and can tilt back up to 90 degrees to allow easy IO access.

Rounding out the features are the inclusion of 1x HDMI, 1x Display Port, 1x USB-C and 2x USB-A 3.1 ports.

Pricing of the Razer Raptor will be $699.99 USD and production units will be available later this year. You can check out the Razer Raptor product page for more information.


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