RAZER HAMMERHEAD TRUE WIRELESS PRO Review

RAZER HAMMERHEAD TRUE WIRELESS PRO

Razer recently introduce its latest mid-range truly wireless earbuds the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro. The earbud come with a Hybrid Active Noise Cancellation, THX certifies sound, 60ms low latency connection, Proximity sensor, Feedback and Feed Forward ANC mic, Touch panel, Voice chat mic, Quick attention mode, up to 20 hours of battery life, and more.

Pros
  • Premium design
  • THX® Certified sound
  • Hybrid Noise cancellation
  • SBC/AAC Codec support
Cons
  • Missing aptx codec
  • No Bluetooth multi connecivity.
  • Only one colour variant

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Price and availability

The Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro come with a Black colour with Green symbol on top of the earbuds. It is price $199.99. You can buy these earbuds from the company’s official website razer.com.

Who should get Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro?

  • It is best for those who want premium quality design and look.
  • Also, it is good choice for the listeners, who want the deep sound and punchy bass.

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Box Content

RAZER HAMMERHEAD TRUE WIRELESS PRO
  • Earbuds
  • Charging case
  • 3.5mm Audio cable
  • 6 different ear tips
  • User Guide

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What is the design of the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro?

RAZER HAMMERHEAD TRUE WIRELESS PRO

The Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro come with a Light weight and most comfortable design. The ergonomic shape and charging case of the earbuds very much similar to the Noise Air Buds Mini and Airpods (3rd generation). The earcups and charging case both are built with a matt finish surface, which looks a quite premium quality. The charging case includes small flash light on the front of charging case to indicate the battery status. And, on the back, there is a USB Type-C charging slot available for fast and secure charging.

Moreover, the ear cups offer a 6 different set of silicone ear tips:

  1. Comply Black Foam Tips- Medium(M),
  2. SecureSeal Translucent Silicone Tips – Large (L), Medium (M), Small (S) and
  3. SmoothComfort Black Silicone Tips – Large (L), Medium (M), Small (S)

All you have to do is choose the one that fits your ear perfectly to provide tight pressure between the ear and your earbuds. Which provides relatively good passive isolation. In addition, earbuds lack an IP rating, which means you can’t use your earbuds while swimming or running in the rain. However, the earbuds are magnetically attached to the charging case. Meaning you don’t have to push the earbuds back into the charging case.

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How do you control the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro?

The touch controls the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro earbuds are too sensitive, reliable and simple. You can toggle between active noise cancellation and Quick Attention Mode, control your music and calls, and activate your smartphone’s voice assistant—all with a few easy taps. Following table provide a details of onboard touch controls.

FunctionsFeatures
Tap OnceAnswer/End call, Play/Pause Media
Tap TwiceSkip Track
Tap Three timesReturn to previous track
Tap Two Times and Holds the Last Tap TO ContinuouslyIncrease Volume (Right) Decrease Volume (Left)
Tap three times and hold the last tap for 2 secondsEnable Gaming mode and Repeat the step to disable Gaming mode
Tap and hold for 4 secondsTo activate pairing mode for the corresponding earbuds
When Power on tap and hold for 2 secondsTo enable ANC and Active Quick attention mode Or Deactivate both the functions

Should you download the Razer Audio App?

Razer offers an application for the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro. You will have controls to enable voice control settings, touch controls and customize the sound according to your personal preference. And also use presets to toggle gaming mode, balance or bass boost. Also get software updates for your product only when available. Available on the App or Google Play Store. Additionally, change the Equalizer settings, giving you the choice of Advanced Bass, Advanced Clarity, Vocal, Amplified or Stay on Default.

Making advanced customizations just got a whole lot easier for your Bluetooth enabled Razer audio devices. With this easy-to-use mobile app, control them all in one centralized place. Quickly access settings and features, control audio preferences, download the latest firmware updates, and much more.
The New Razer Audio app consolidates all the features and functions of the following apps into one:
– Anzu App
– Hammerhead True Wireless App
– Opus App

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How does the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro sound?

Enjoy true audio freedom and a pure, uninterrupted listening experience with the most advanced earbuds we’ve ever created. With THX® Certified sound, advanced hybrid active noise cancellation and a 60ms low latency connection. You can focusing on your games, music and videos has never been this absolute.

Moreover, the 60ms low latency connection, activate gaming mode to boost the earbuds wireless performance during competitive games and be quicker to aim or react with audio and video that’s more in sync. Furthermore, headphones are tuned to ensure high frequencies, vocals, and bass levels are well balanced. This ensures dialog in movies and vocals in music are clear. While maintaining deep, impactful bass output that doesn’t overpower the listening experience.

How well does the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro cancel noise?

Not all active noise cancelling (ANC) technologies work the same way. Different types serve different purposes with each having their own unique attributes. Here we’ll explain the three main implementations of ANC. So you can understand their differences and decide which is best for your needs.

  1. FEEDFORWARD ANC

In a feedforward setup, active noise cancellation comes from an externally facing microphone that is positioned towards the environment around you. This microphone is more sensitive to low/mid frequencies and can isolate sounds. Such as human speech, traffic, and other ambient noises. As such, feedforward ANC is effective in most use cases.

  • FEEDBACK ANC

In a feedback setup, active noise cancellation comes from an internally facing microphone that is positioned closer to your ears. This microphone is more sensitive to low frequencies and hears what the wearer hears. If needed, it can correct audio signals before you actually hear them.

  • HYBRID ANC

In a hybrid setup, active noise cancellation comes from both an externally and internally facing microphone. Which is combining the techniques used in feedforward and feedback systems. Due to the advanced nature of hybrid ANC, the technology usually costs twice as much as the others. But in exchange, it provides the best noise cancelling performance. The Razer Opus and Hammerhead True Wireless Pro utilize this advanced hybrid system.

Can you use the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro for phone calls?

The earbuds come with an Omnidirectional dual mics Feedback ANC Mic and Feedforward ANC Mic. We already discuss about both of them in the upper paragraph. They provide a complete sound isolation and gives a crystal-clear voice during voice calls. Also, with Quick attention mode, you can let outside sound in to increase awareness of your surroundings—useful when crossing the road or conversing with other people.

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How good is the THX® Certified sound of the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro?

THX Certification is a globally recognized assurance of quality, consistency, and performance. THX blends art, technology, and the dynamics of real world listening and viewing environments to ensure products deliver the artist’s true vision.

As a technology entertainment leader, THX has created a headphone certification program to further define premium sound quality in the personal entertainment space. Developed to provide a reference headphone listening experience, the THX Headphone Certification Program gives special attention to frequency response, low distortion, and exceptional noise isolation.

THX makes sure your headphones can easily playback high-resolution content at increased volumes without introducing unwanted distortion artifacts. THX tests the headphone’s ability to both seal in your audio and block out external sounds.

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What Bluetooth codecs does the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro?

The headphone comes with a Bluetooth 5.0 wireless connectivity. Thus, you can connect your headphone with other devices like smartphone, PCs, TVs AND iOS. Moreover, the Hammerhead True Wireless Pro is support for AAC and SBC audio codec. Also, it does not come with aptX codec, which has a higher resolution and reduced latency for video synchronizing. Folks with iPhones eke the most audio quality from the AAC codec option.

Additionally, this connection works faithfully, never dropping signal over 10 meters through walls and doors. It’s very stable, and it subsequently pairs quickly once you’ve done the initial setup with a device.

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How long does the battery of the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro?

RAZER HAMMERHEAD TRUE WIRELESS PRO

The headphone come with an up to 4 hours of use on a single charge, and power through the rest of the day with a charging case that offers up to 16 more hours of battery life. 15 minutes of charging in the case will give earbuds up to 3 hours of playback with ANC off.

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Conclusion

Overall, the headphones are best to buy with the $ 199.99 price segment. It cancels the best active sound with fast focus mode for crystal clear sound. In addition, earbuds offer THX® certified sound and 60ms low latency for focusing on your games, music and videos which has never been so perfect. Touch controls for AAC and SBC audio codecs are also reliable and supportive. After review, I will know that earbuds have all the premium features and is a good option to buy.

What are some alternatives to the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro?

Nothing Ear (1) Earbud, is a great choice to buy against the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro. The earbuds come with an ultra-light, powerful 11.6mm speaker driver, sound by teen engineering, active noise cancellation, up to 34 hours of listening. In addition, earbud also offers 3 High definition microphone, environment noise cancellation, IPX4 splash proof, fast pair and Bluetooth 5.1 out of the box.

Jaybird Vista 2, is also good choice to buy instead of the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro. However, it come with an active noise cancellation for focus, SurroundSense for spatial awareness and safety, Earthproof durability for demanding pursuits, sport fit and 24/7 battery life.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What does a proximity sensor do?

Proximity Sensors detect an object without touching it, and they therefore do not cause abrasion or damage to the object. Devices such as limit switches detect an object by contacting it, but Proximity Sensors are able to detect the presence of the object electrically, without having to touch it.

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