Razer, the world’s premiere gaming lifestyle brand, today announced the introduction of Razer Kishi V2 for Android, with an iPhone version later this year confirmed. This announcement heralds the arrival of the latest iteration of the award-winning mobile gaming controller, which offers console-quality controls and gameplay to smartphones.
The future of handheld gaming is brighter than ever, thanks to the incredible expansion of cloud-based gaming and casting on mobile platforms, and Razer is here to provide gamers with the simplest solution for playing any game with complete control and zero compromises.
Razer Kishi V2 comes with best-in-class updates and features
Razer’s new updates to the Kishi V2 extend the company’s 16-plus years of product expertise in the PC and console gaming industry to mobile gamers. The Kishi V2 includes the same high-quality inputs as Razer’s award-winning Wolverine V2 console controllers, as well as all-new tactile microswitch controls, bringing industry-leading advancements to handheld gaming hardware.
The new Share button enables players to instantly snap the perfect still image or create video clips to share with their friends and followers. The Kishi V2 features dual multifunction buttons as well as the ability to open the all-new Razer Nexus app with a single button press. These enhancements ensure that the Kishi V2 is tuned for the best possible performance when playing the latest AAA or mobile game releases.
The structural design of the Kishi V2 has been reinvented with a simpler bridge that provides a stable feel and universal smartphone compatibility. The Kishi V2 includes a comfortable grip in a highly compact form factor, designed with ergonomics in mind. Every mobile player will benefit from these design innovations, which increase accessibility and improve the user experience. The Kishi V2 has also been built for maximum compatibility and will operate with existing and new Samsung and Google Pixel phones.
The Kishi V2 delivers native and cloud game control over a USB-C connection and pass-through charging connectors that enable smartphone charging without stopping games, with the same low latency gameplay as its predecessor.
Razer Kishi V2 is powered by the Razer Nexus App
The Kishi V2 is designed for maximum adaptability and customizability, thanks to the brand-new and fully integrated Razer Nexus App. Razer Nexus launches with a single button push, enabling rapid access to installed games, YouTube or Facebook streaming capabilities, compatible game discovery, and controller settings. The Razer Nexus App and the newest edition of this feature-rich, industry-leading mobile gaming controller are now available for Android.
Razer Kishi V2: Specifications
- Two clickable analog thumbsticks
- One mechanical D-pad
- Four face buttons
- Two triggers (L2/R2)
- Two bumpers (L1/R1)
- Two multifunction buttons (M1/M2)
- Menu and Options buttons
- Share button (requires Razer Nexus)
- Razer Nexus app launch button
- One status indicator light (charging)
- Dimensions: Height: 47mm, Width: 220mm, Depth: 117mm
- Weight: 284g
- Connectivity: USB Type-C
- Smartphone Charging: pass-through via USB Type C port
- Mobile App: Razer Nexus, replacing the older Razer Kishi app
- Product Requirements: Android™ 9.0 Pie or later.
- Compatible with: Razer Phone and Razer Phone 2, Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+/S9/S9+/S10/S10+/S20 Series/S21 Series/Note 8/Note 9/Note 10/ Note 10+, Google Pixel 2/3/4/5/6, and many other Android devices.
Razer Kishi V2: Price and availability
Kishi V2 will cost $99.99 USD / 119,99€ MSRP. From June 8th, 2022 Kishi V2 is available for Android on Razer.com and Authorized Retailers. For iOS, it should be available by fall 2022.