Razer Kraken Kitty Headset Review | Is It Worth It?

Razer Kraken Kitty Edition headset has captured the hearts of gamers and streamers who are looking to add that “kawaii” factor to their setup.

The cuteness add-on of the cat ears design is one thing, another thing that should be put into consideration is if the headset can keep up with the long gaming sessions or live up to the user’s needs.

So is the Razer Kraken Kitty headset worth it? There are several features to consider for it to be considered worthy of a choice.

Different types of users have varied preferences. For example, the audio quality might be a big deal to you but another user’s top consideration is comfort.

And so, we have broken down this Razer Kraken Kitty Edition review into several areas to look into the different aspects of the headset to help you decide if it is worth your bucks.

Let’s go ahead and take an in-depth look at the Razer Kraken Kitty Headset featuring the wired Razer Kraken Kitty headset and the Wireless Razer Kraken BT Kitty headphones.

Razer Kraken Kitty Review

Razer Kraken Kitty headset has graced the world of gaming and streaming and it has successfully captured the hearts of cat-lovers with its cutesy kitty ears design. So should you get one? Let’s find out in the following sections:

Razer Kraken Kitty Headset Info and Specs

Razer Kraken Kitty Headset
  • Date First Available: September 27, 2019
  • Weight: 14.4 ounces
  • Compatibility: USB connector
  • Connectivity: Wired
  • Form Type: Over-ear

Razer Kraken Kitty Edition Audio Quality

Side view of the Razer Kraken Kitty Headset

Razer Kraken Kitty Edition’s audio quality rivals that of any excellent gaming headset. This Kraken Kitty Headset features a THX 7.1 surround Sound that delivers a fantastic immersive gaming experience.

The sound quality from THX spatial audio makes every gamer feel like he is inside the game where he can hear the faintest footsteps and hear the thundering noise of bombs just as if it’s real.

Being able to pinpoint the direction of where the sound is coming from is very important, especially in player vs player shooter games where you have to be wary of nearby enemies.

The impressive bass of Razer Kraken Kitty Edition will have every user feel the music’s beat with top-notch intensity and focus. In-game, gamers can expect to enjoy the soundtracks and sound effects with utmost clarity.

Razer Kraken Kitty Edition Microphone and Noise Cancellation

Pink microphone from the Kitty headset

Razer Kraken Kitty Edition microphone delivers amazing performance. The microphone has an active noise cancellation feature that allows users not to lose focus on video games that require intense attention.

With the active noise cancellation, users can expect to relay superior sound quality to someone they are in communication with, be it to the group, to followers during a streaming session, or just to a friend they partnered up with for a game.

Razer Kraken Kitty also has a retractable microphone which allows for convenience in adjustment as the user sees fit.

You can even step up your sound quality with Razer Synapse software where you can adjust the microphone’s sensitivity, use voice enhancement features, tweak the sidetone, and make adjustments to the volume.

Razer Kraken Kitty Edition Comfort

Ear foam pieces

Razer Kraken Kitty Edition brings the utmost comfort to users who are into long gaming sessions. The ear cups have a cooling gel that prevents pressure build-up and stops the headset from overheating.

The headband is the usual you see on gaming headsets, faux leather and at the bottom edge is fabric-covered padding. The headband also expands and can be adjusted according to the user’s head size.

The frame is made from bauxite aluminum for reduced weight and less strain.

Razer Kraken Kitty Edition Design and Controls

Front view Razer Kraken Kitty Headset

Razer Kraken Kitty is built for comfort and has intuitive control placement. Let’s take a look more at the Razer headset cat ears design and controls.

Design

Razer Kraken Kitty design boasts an outstanding 16.8 million color options for optimal customization of Razer Chroma RGB lighting through the Razer Synapse tool.

The Razer Chroma lights up the cat ears and the triple-headed snake Razer logo.

Please note that the cat ears for this Razer Kraken Kitty edition are non-detachable which allows them to light up in different RGB colors.

Streamers might even find the RGB lighting effects a fantastic add-on to their streaming style with the lighting’s capability of responding to audience alerts and emoticons.

This USB gaming headset features a 4.3 feet USB cable that is fabric-wrapped to prevent messy tangles. The cylindrical plastic capsule boom microphone is strategically mounted on the left earcup that can be easily retracted.

The Razer Kraken Cat Ears Headset comes in colors of Green, Classic Black, Pink, Mercury White, and Blue-Black but most of the time the only available colors are Pink and Classic Black.

Controls

For controls on this kitty cat gaming headset, the volume up and volume down wheel can be easily accessed on the left earcup where you will also find the THX spatial Razer Kraken buttons for on and off toggle.

Meanwhile, the Razer Chroma Tool is the tool to customize the colors to match your gaming or streaming setup.

Razer Kraken Kitty Edition Price

Pink Kitty headset

The Razer Kraken Kitty Edition is currently priced at around $110 without the shipping fee.

With the fantastic RGB lighting controls, ergonomic design, impressive sound surround sound quality, and noise cancellation microphone, the price of this headset is a good deal, especially if you love playing video games.

Razer Kraken Kitty Edition Limitations and Issues

A full pink PC setup including a mic, keyboard, mouse, laptop, and headset

The Razer Kraken Kitty edition is PC compatible only. You might be wondering if the headset will work on your Xbox or PlayStation, the answer is it will not.

As you might have noticed, the length of the cable of Razer Kitty is too short for comfortable play using your gaming console.

The THX Spatial Audio is only compatible with Windows 64-bit.

You might now also be wondering where the mute function is or how to unmute the Razer Kraken Kitty headset. Razer Kraken Kitty mic has the mic button turn-off and on function on the mic itself.

The mic has a red indicator to show that it’s off and green when it’s on. This might come as a challenge for some users who are used to the ease of access of a mute function on the cable that can be easily accessed.

Is it Worth Getting the Razer Kraken Kitty Edition?

A woman wearing the Razer Kraken Kitty Headset

The Razer Kraken Kitty Edition is probably one of the best kitty ears headsets that you can find in the market and is a great addition to your gaming setup if you’re looking for an RGB gaming kitty headset with impressive sound quality.

This kitty cat Razer headset is also a good investment for streamers because of the fantastic lighting effects that it offers.

The mic quality is also clear enough for voice chat and streaming purposes.

The only downside to this Razer headset is that it’s not compatible with gaming consoles and the THX Spatial Audio is only for Windows 64-bit.

Other than that, the Razer Kraken Kitty Edition is a must-have for any PC gamer looking for an upgrade to their gaming headset.


Razer Kraken BT Kitty Edition Review

Razer Kraken BT Kitty as the name suggests is the Bluetooth (BT stands for Bluetooth) wireless version of the Razer Kraken Kitty.

This wireless Razer headphone that has the kitty ears design deserves a separate section for review because of the varying performance between wired and wireless cat ears Razer headsets.

Also, many still prefer the convenience of not having to deal with wires.

See below for an in-depth review of the aspects of the Razer Kraken BT Kitty headset and see if this is a better choice for you.

Razer Kraken BT Kitty Headphones Info and Specs

Razer Kraken BT Kitty headset
  • Date First Available: October 22, 2020
  • Weight: 10.6 ounces
  • Compatibility: Bluetooth Connection
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth 5.0
  • Form Type: Over-ear

Razer Kraken BT Kitty Headset Audio Quality

BT edition up close

Razer Kraken BT Kitty Edition headphones although not as powerful as the wired Razer Kraken Kitty Headset, produce rich audio enough to satisfy the non-hardcore gamers and users who are not particular with the audio quality.

Unlike the Razer Kraken Headset, Razer Kraken BT Kitty headphones do not have the THX spatial audio feature and instead feature custom-tuned 40mm drivers.

The custom-tuned 40mm drivers of this Razer cat ears headset deliver good enough audio without the static or annoying buzzing noise.

Razer Kraken BT Kitty Edition Microphone and Noise Cancellation

BT wireless versions from the side

Razer Kraken BT Kitty gives you less nuisance with the absence of the cardioid microphone and instead features a beamforming microphone that picks up the user’s voice with less background noise.

These razer cat ear headphones are designed to reduce noises from different directions to make sure that you deliver clear audio without unnecessary noise.

Razer Kraken BT Kitty Edition Comfort

A woman wearing the wireless cat ear headset

Razer Kraken BT Kitty Edition headphones when it comes to comfort are not different from other Razer Kraken headsets.

The ear cups have a good noise-canceling effect and are very comfortable to wear even for long hours of gaming or work.

The soft cushiony feel of the earcups on these cat-ear Razer headphones has the right fit that prevents pressure buildup.

Razer Kraken BT Kitty Edition Design and Controls

A top view of the BT headset

Razer Kraken BT Kitty headphones design features the Razer logo on both earcups. These Razer cat ears headphones also have an indicator light on the left earcup that notifies the user of the headset’s battery level.

The cat-ear part of this Razer headphone is also illuminated with Razer Kraken Kitty RGB lighting that is customizable using the Razer Synapse tool. You can also get the Razer Audio app to customize the audio settings of the headphones.

The headband is made of aluminum and can be adjusted to fit different head sizes.

The Razer Kraken BT Kitty is a little bit heavier than the wired Razer Kraken Kitty but is still comfortable to wear for long hours.

These headphones come with a Razer Kraken Quartz Pink color that looks adorable and pleasing to the eyes.

The on-ear controls of these wireless razer kitty headphones can be found on the right earcup. These on-ear controls include playback, volume control, and a mic mute button.

Razer Kraken BT Kitty Edition Price

Boxing of the bluetooth cat ear headphones

Razer Kraken BT Kitty is priced at around $100 which is just ten dollars short of the wired Razer Kraken Kitty’s price. This Razer pink headphones price appears to be expensive but given the quality and performance of the product, the price is reasonable.

Razer Kraken BT Kitty Bluetooth Power and Battery Life

A woman taking a picture of herself

When it comes to wireless headphones, Bluetooth power and battery life are among the most important factors.

Razer Kraken BT Kitty features a 5.0 Bluetooth capability that promises a stable, low latency connection. The 5.0 Bluetooth feature also consumes less battery making the headset last up to 20 hours of use.

With Bluetooth connectivity comes wide compatibility, aside from a PC, you can connect to your mobile device that has the Bluetooth feature.

Razer Kraken BT Kitty Edition Limitations and Issues

The Razer logo

The Razer BT Kitty Edition has some limitations too. One of the limitations it has is that the Razer Synapse is only accessible to Windows 10 PC.

There are also reports of setup issues and playback problems.

Despite the portability, please take note that these headphones do not fold.

Is it Worth Getting the Razer Kraken BT Kitty?

Close up of the cat ears

The Razer Kraken BT Kitty is a good investment for people who are looking for good quality and affordable wireless razer kitty headphones. These cat ear headphones have a good audio quality, comfortable to wear, and have a cute design that would please anyone who would see it.

The only downside to this product is that it is not as powerful as the wired Razer Kraken Kitty when it comes to audio quality and does not have the THX spatial audio feature.

Other than that, the Razer Kraken BT Kitty is a good investment for people looking for affordable and decent-quality headphones.

There you go, all that you need to know before you get the Razer Kraken Kitty headset and Razer Kraken BT Kitty headphones.

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