Razer Barracuda

Razer Barracuda

Razer Barracuda review: specs and price

Razer Barracuda

Why is Razer Barracuda better than the average?

  • Driver unit size

  • Warranty period

    2 yearsvs1.42 years
  • Battery life

  • Number of microphones


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The fit of the headset.
has a detachable cable
Razer Barracuda
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.


We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
cable length

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A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
has RGB lighting
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RGB lighting allows you to choose between millions of colors and customize the look of your PC components.
can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
has an open-back design
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The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.
has a tangle free cable
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The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
has stereo speakers
Razer Barracuda
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Sound quality

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

32 Ohms

Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.
has a neodymium magnet
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Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
has passive noise reduction
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The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.


These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
The lowest frequency that the mic can pick up. Better for recording bass.
The highest frequency that the mic can pick up. Better for recording treble.
has a removable microphone
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The microphone can be attached or detached if necessary.
has a mute function
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The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
It's the 'loudness' of the sound that the microphone can pick up.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.


The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
battery power

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Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.



2.4GHz wireless, Bluetooth, 3.5mm

The connectivity type of the headset.

PlayStation, PC

The systems that the headset is compatible with, according to the manufacturer.
Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Bluetooth version

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Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Has USB Type-C
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The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
has aptX Adaptive
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aptx Adaptive is an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that is developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps), which means it can adjust the bit rate for different scenarios, such as listening to HD audio or reducing interference from other devices.
has aptX Low Latency
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aptX Low Latency is a codec developed by Qualcomm. It uses Bluetooth 5.0 technology to provide low latency audio (around 40ms), which is useful when you want to avoid audio lag (e.g. when playing games).
has LDAC
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LDAC is a codec developed by Sony for Bluetooth audio. It is capable of a very high bitrate of 990kbps, which provides high resolution audio. It can also automatically adjust to a lower bitrate of 330kbps or 660kbps to increase stability.
has aptX HD
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aptX HD is an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that is developed by Qualcomm. It supports high quality 24-bit audio (at a bit rate of 576kbps).


There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
multipoint count

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Multipoint allows you to link to more Bluetooth devices and switch between them. For example you can easily switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
can be used as a headset
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A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
has a vibration function
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The device offers realistic experiences with deep bass sound for gamers.
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction. Note: This may vary by region.
travel bag is included
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The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

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