Kiyo Pro: Razer launches new webcam for streamers, all technical details

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Kiyo Pro: Razer launches new webcam for streamers, all technical details

Released in 2017, the first Razer Kiyo was the very first webcam from the manufacturer Razer. Equipped with a ring light, the device offered a resolution either in 1080p / 30fps, or 720p in 60fps. An ideal camera for streamers arriving today in a Pro version, in order to improve performance in just about every area. We learn that the Razer Kiyo Pro is equipped with an ultrasensitive CMOS sensor with STARVIS 1 technology, which offers a much higher quality, especially for videoconferences, but especially for streamers. If circular lighting has been abandoned, it is because the webcam no longer needs a backlight to perform in low light, and even against the light. In terms of image resolution, this Razer Kiyo Pro now offers 1080p in 60 images per second, which will make the image more fluid, knowing that there is now an HDR mode in 30fps, allowing to increase the dynamic range , correcting overexposed or underexposed areas, but also eliminating shadows if the subject is backlit, ensuring more vibrant colors.

The Razer Kiyo Pro still has its wide angle, which allows you to have 3 choices of field of view: 103 °, 90 ° or 80 °, which can obviously be configured in the webcam options. In terms of its manufacture, nothing seems to have changed, the webcam being above all functional and discreet, which will undoubtedly appeal to streamers. Note otherwise that Kiyo Pro uses a USB 3.0 connection to transmit a 5Gb / s signal, which should allow to obtain a maximum uncompressed image. While waiting to receive our copy to test it for you, and use it in our daily program 5 news & Rumors per day, we are giving you its technical sheet.


Connection type: USB3.0
Image resolution: 2.1 Megapixels
Video resolution: 1080p @ 60/30 / 24FPS / 720p @ 60FPS / 480p @ 30FPS / 360p @ 30FPS
Video encoding: H.264 codec
Fixed image resolution: 1920×1080
Customize Image Quality Settings: Yes
Diagonal Field of View (FOV): 103 °, 90 °, 80 °
Focus Type: Auto
Mounting options: L-joint and tripod (not included)
Cable length: 1.5 meters of braided cable
Microphone specifics

Channels: Stereo
Audio codec: 16bit 48KHz
Directivity curve: Omnidirectional
Sensitivity: -38dB
System Requirements

PC with a USB port
Windows 8 (or higher)
Internet connection
500 MB of available hard disk space
Compatible with Open Broadcaster Software and Xsplit


The Kiyo Pro will be available from February 23, 2021 on for € 209.99

Availability at authorized resellers: 1st quarter 2021


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