Razer unveiled the Raptor monitor at the CES 2019 in Las Vegas. It’s the first gaming monitor from the company and presented in the prototype version. The commercial model will be made available in the market at some point in 2019 at $699.
The monitor features a premium design and technical specifications that will surely be appreciated by even the most demanding gamers. We find a 27-inch IPS anti-glare panel with WQHD resolution (2,560 x 1,440 pixels). In addition, it comes with HDR support, maximum brightness of 420 nits, 144 Hz refresh rate and 4 millisecond response time.
According to the manufacturer, the screen of the Raptor is able to cover 95% of the DCI-P3 color range, a very high value that will ensure images always clear and realistic.
Razer Raptor Monitor Specifications
- IPS 16: 9 27 “display WQHD 2560×1440 pixels (1000: 1 contrast, brightness 420 nits, color gamut of 95% DCI-P3) with refresh rate at 144Hz, response in 4ms with Overdrive, 1ms with reduction Motion Blur
- Game modes: FPS, Racing, MMO Mode, Streaming
- Visual: 178°
- Stand: foldable up to 90°
- Connectivity: 1x HDMI 2.0, 1x DP 1.4, 1x USB-C, 2x USB 3.0
- Dimensions: 613.4×388.4-488.4×189.4mm for 11.5kg
From the aesthetic point of view, the monitor has unique features such as the single-block aluminum base with height and tilt adjustments. The very thin front frames (just 2.3mm) and the cable management system with separate channels, perfect to reduce the overall dimensions and to maintain the constructive cleaning unaltered.
It’s also possible to bend the monitor up to 90° to facilitate access to the rear ports. The ports include USB-C, HDMI 2.0, DisplayPort 1.4 and two USB 3.0 Type-A.
Like all Razer products, the Raptor is also equipped with Chroma lighting. These lighting can be synchronized with the other devices of the brand and, in the future, also with third-party products.