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Razer BlackWidow Chroma V2 Price & Specs: New Wrist Rest & Switches

Razer BlackWidow Chroma V2
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Razer BlackWidow Chroma V2 Price & Specs: New Wrist Rest & Switches

The Razer BlackWidow Chroma V2 gaming keyboard is undoubtedly a major attraction. This keyboard is already very popular and now gets a new wrist rest. There are several premium new switches available as well.

The Razer BlackWidow Chroma V2 keyboard now has a low-travel silent Razer Yellow switch. The magnetic wrist rest is the major attraction here as well. The wrist rest is padded and links magnetically to the front portion of the unit.

The Razer BlackWidow Chroma V2 keyboard’s wrist rest gets neatly angled edges. This ensures greater comfort according to Kotaku. The official announcement confirms that the Yellow switches will be optional for the V2. The V2 continues offering Green and Orange switch variants.

What Else to Expect?

These tactile switches will now be complemented by the Yellow switch. This possesses a silent and linear design. Reduced travel distance enables faster pressing of keys. The feel and attributes are going to help MOBA and FPS players.

The new BlackWidow version does without the stylized font used earlier. RazerChroma is available and all the keys can glow in Green, Red or Yellow as a result. The best part is the pricing.

The Razer BlackWidow V2 comes with a sticker price of $169.99 like the earlier model. The wrist rest is provided practically free of cost! The similar pricing should help the company repeat the success of the previous model.

More Exciting Features

The keys have an 80 million keystroke life span while there Razer Chroma backlighting as mentioned. This is completely customizable with a whopping 16.8 million color options. Talk about having choices at your disposal!

The green switches have 50 g actuation force. This stands at 45 g for the yellow or orange mechanical switches. Razer Synapse is also available for the device as per PC Mag.

The keys are completely programmable with macro recording on the move. There is a gaming mode option available. 10 key roll-over anti ghosting is another major feature to note.

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