Razer Nabu Q4 Launched in 2014

Razer finally found the right time to launch the first wearable device, Nabu. After announcing the newest device in the beginning of last year but was forced to delay the launch, Razer finally announced that they will launch a device that will be the world’s first wearable device to be connected directly with WeChat social networking and gaming functions that, in the 4th quarter of this year, or rather in October. Razer will fix the price of Nabu less than $ 100 and the first market that will target is the United States market.


Razer Nabu is a wearable bracelet-shaped device that is the result of cooperation with Chinese social networking, WeChat and Tencent. In June Nabu Razer launched Developer Program that offers a free SDK and open-source hardware called ‘Nabu Developer Edition’ with a price of about $ 49.99. Razer calls now there are about 30,000 developers who have stated that they had worked together to develop software for Nabu and software designers like wargaming, Techland, shortbreak Halfbrick Studios and also has developed a number of specialized software for Nabu. In June also, Razer has launched a beta program of about 500 people were asked to perform a test of Nabu and give their feedback to Nabu.

According to Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan, Razer Nabu actually planned to be launched in Q1 ago but was delayed because of the time that the company needs to be agreed with medical experts to convince Nabu bracelets safe and will not cause skin irritation as is the case in many devices that have been currently available. Tan stated that they want users to be able to wear this device without worries will be exposed to skin irritations and the like and Razer always convince themselves that their product is ready for mass use than meet the target shipments rudimentary tools.

Nabu can be linked directly with both smartphones and compatible with smartphones that run the Android OS 4.3 (Jelly Bean) to the top as well as iOS, including the iPhone 5, 5c and 5s. This tool is equipped with OLED panels measuring 128 x 32 pixels which can display a personal message, which designed the Razer Nabu order to vibrate at incoming notification received and with a little arm twisting, Private Message Screen displays will be activated immediately and displays the details of the notification. WeChat addition, this device can also display various notifications to various popular social networks such as Twitter, Google Maps, Instagram and Facecook. In addition, Nabu is also equipped with an accelerometer, alimeter, vibrator motors, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, a battery that can last 5-7 days and IP54 certified for its resistance to water.