Razer has just announced the launch of the Kishi V2 for Android, a smartphone game controller and the successor to the original Kishi. This mobile controller is out now in most regions, including the Philippines.
The Kishi V2 retains the same features that make the original Kishi a great phone controller, including the Type-C controller, Type-C pass-through for charging, speaker slots, and a console-style button layout. Razer added further improvements for the V2 model though, including new tactile microswitch controls, a dedicated Share button, a a simplified bridge (for better smartphone compatibility), and an improved grip.
This controller is also able to connect with the Razer Nexus App, allowing users to check installed games, stream on YouTube/Facebook, check for compatible games, and manage controller settings.
Razer Kishi V2 specs:
- 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.
- Note: The Kishi V2 is compatible with many Android devices, though there are Android phones will be supported.