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Razer Kiyo Pro Webcam Officially Launched – CCTV Camera Technology?

Razer Kiyo Pro Webcam Officially Launched – CCTV Camera Technology?

by Aiman MaulanaFebruary 24, 2021
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Razer Kiyo Pro Webcam Officially Launched

When it comes to Razer webcams, I’m sure many of you have heard of the Razer Kiyo with its ring light. Now, they finally have a successor that is expected to work far better, and it’s called the Razer Kiyo Pro.

Razer Kiyo Pro Webcam Officially Launched

Razer Kiyo Pro Webcam Officially Launched

The Razer Kiyo Pro is a USB 3.0 webcam and successor the original Kiyo. Unlike its predecessor however, it doesn’t come with a ring light. What it does have however is a new 1/2.8-inch CMOS sensor with STARVIS technology, the same back-illuminated pixel technology used by security cameras for improved face detection. This is said to result in a consistently bright, clear images without the need for professional lighting.

It is capable of recording up to Full HD 60FPS, with HDR is available in recordings up to 30FPS. You also have the option of three different field of views; 103°, 90°, and 80°, making it more versatile for video conference calls.

For added versatility, you can mount the webcam on your monitor, on a tabletop stand, and a tripod stand given its flexible mounting options. It also has a built-in directional stereo microphone array for convenience. Inside the box, there is a separate privacy cover in case you’re worried about someone possibly spying on you.

Razer Kiyo Pro Specifications

  • Connection type: USB3.0 
  • Image resolution: 2.1 Megapixels 
  • Video Resolution: 1080p @ 60/30/24FPS / 720p @ 60FPS / 480p @ 30FPS / 360p @  30FPS 
  • Video encoding: H.264 codec 
  • Still Image Resolution: 1920×1080 
  • Image Quality Settings Customization: Yes 
  • Diagonal Field of View (FOV): 103°, 90°, 80° 
  • Focus Type: Auto 
  • Mounting Options: L-shape joint and Tripod (Not included) 
  • Cable Length: 1.5 meters braided cable 

Microphone Specifications

  • Channels: Stereo 
  • Audio Codec: 16bit 48KHz 
  • Polar patterns: Omni-directional 
  • Sensitivity: -38dB 

The Razer Kiyo Pro will be available on the Razer Store starting 23rd February 2021 but for retail stores, you can get them starting Q1 2021. It will be retailing for USD $199.99 / RM1,149.

Pokdepinion: I’m quite interested to see how well this webcam will perform. Hopefully it turns out better than expected.

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Aiman Maulana
Jack of all trades, master of none, but oftentimes better than a master of one. YouTuber, video editor, tech head, and a wizard of gaming. What's up? :)