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Razer Kiyo Pro Ultra webcam for DSLR image quality revealed at CES 2023

Game streamers and their more corporate oriented video caller kin, typically have to rely on naff, tiny webcams in laptops or desktops which have small camera sensors that aren’t very good for use in low light and often give wonky skin tones. Fortunately, Razer has issued a solution that aims to offer DSLR image quality in a compact form factor. Meet the Razer Kiyo Pro Ultra webcam.

What is the Razer Kiyo Pro Ultra

In terms of performance and capability, the Razer Kiyo Pro Ultra is vastly upgunned over its predecessors like the Razer Kiyo X and original Kiyo Pro. The Razer Kiyo Pro Ultra webcam has a large 1/1.2-inch Sony Starvis 2 sensor that has a 2.9um pixel size that’s effectively twice as large as many other competing webcams to capture more light and data per pixel in order to deliver 4K@30fps or 1080p@60fps video.

This large sensor is paired with a custom-made F/1.7 aperture lens to capture more light and create a genuine bokeh effect while keeping the subject in focus. 

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On top of hefty hardware, the Razer Kiyo Pro Ultra also has advanced face tracking autofocus support, auto exposure to tweak light levels for optimum footage and a built-in privacy shutter for absolute peace of mind.

The while affair connects to your PC via a USB-C port and a 1.5m long cable. Like other Razer gear, the Kiyo Pro Ultra interacts with the Razer Synapse software to allow for more fine-tuned adjustments to settings on demand.

In terms of pricing, the Razer Kiyo Pro Ultra retails for USD$299.99 which works out to about RM1,295 and is available online at www.razer.com