Razer Raiju Mobile gaming controller supports Android phones from any brand

Razer Raiju Mobile gaming controller supports Android phones from any brand
Gaming peripheral giant Razer is clearly taking the smartphone market more seriously this year after what was essentially an experiment back in 2017, improving its 120Hz powerhouse in pretty much every conceivable way, from camera performance to build quality, cooling efficiency, and battery life.

But the company is also bringing its gaming accessory-making expertise to the mobile industry, unveiling an Android-specific version of its popular PS4 Raiju gaming controller.

Aptly named the Razer Raiju Mobile, this is compatible with not just the Razer Phone and Razer Phone 2, but any Bluetooth-capable or USB C-connecting Android handset running 6.0 Marshmallow and up.

Priced at $149.99, the somewhat bulky (weighing 306 grams) all-black controller has a clear mission - “level up your mobile gaming performance.” A quartet of individually remappable multi-function buttons are likely to give you an edge on any opponent, along with a Hair Trigger Mode for “rapid fire”, and sensitivity clutch levels bound to prove especially useful when playing FPS titles.


By far the key selling point of the Raiju Mobile, at least for hardcore Razer fans, is the company’s signature “Mecha-Tactile” technology, integrated into the action buttons of this smartphone controller to always keep you one step ahead of your antagonists.

To ensure this bad boy can keep up with your extended gaming sessions, a single charge purportedly delivers up to 23 hours of battery life. The built-in phone mount guarantees a comfortable playing experience in many different environments, tilting up to a 60-degree angle for extra flexibility.

Basically, the only apparent flaw of the Razer Raiju Mobile is the absence of a release date. Well, that and the fact there still aren’t many good Android games capable of exploiting the full potential of such a powerful controller.

source: Razer

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8 Comments

1. japkoslav

Posts: 1505; Member since: Feb 19, 2017

Razer better step up the quality of these controllers. Build quality of Razer gamepads is just atrocious when you compare them to something like Xbox gamepad.

2. worldpeace

Posts: 3133; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

How am I supposed to click that M1 and M2 button? (that buttons near charging port) And I don't know any mobile games that will need that many buttons.

3. theunspoken

Posts: 310; Member since: Jul 06, 2017

These official images are too dark to be seen.Why so dark when there is no notch to hide.

6. mr.joosue

Posts: 55; Member since: Nov 06, 2017

idk how comfortable this controller is but it would've been nice if the D-Pad style was more like Nintendo's instead of PlayStation's.

7. gamehead unregistered

Mobile gaming looked a tad bit more interesting yesterday.

8. WingMan

Posts: 263; Member since: Mar 28, 2008

How is this any different from a $20 Chinese gamepad for android to justify the $150 price?

9. japkoslav

Posts: 1505; Member since: Feb 19, 2017

When you consider Razer build quality ... there is no difference.

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