Razer Opus Review Rundown
Razer Opus wireless headphones offer great sound and stellar active noise cancellation. The Opus are not exactly an audiophile's headphone; their sound is clear, but not flawless. Still, they offer clean, clear audio with plenty of high-end finesse.
This rundown provides our analysis on 8 third-party reviews. The sentiment scores, summaries, and key takeaways that we select are based on these reviews and may differ from the original publication.
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Reviewers from Digitaltrends have found the following[***]:
At $200, the Razer Opus boasts a surprisingly full lineup of features for their price. Sadly, the Opus only supports Bluetooth 4.2, as opposed to the more advanced Bluetooth 5 technology. The Opus have an auto pause/auto play feature that pauses and resumes audio when removing or replacing the headphones.
Reviewers from Laptopmag have found the following[***]:
The Razer Opus isn't exactly an audiophile's headphone; its sound is clear, but not flawless. The Opus's quality and performance is in the same ballpark as the biggest names in the game. It's incredibly easy to pair the Opus with any Bluetooth device, as it should be.
Reviewers from Pcmag have found the following[***]:
Razer's Opus headphones offer clean, clear audio with plenty of high-end finesse. They also have solid active noise cancellation that helps block out sounds around you. The THX-certified headphones are tuned to offer a full, clear sound, though they don't provide much in the way of deep bass.
Reviewers from Rtings have found the following[***]:
The Razer Opus are very good over-ear ANC headphones that offer an excellent price-to-performance ratio. The Opus have a very well-balanced and accurate default sound profile that's versatile enough for all genres and content. Despite advertising 25 hours of battery life, our unit lasts nearly 33 hours from a single charge with ANC turned on.
Reviewers from Techadvisor have found the following[***]:
The Razer Opus have a sleek, stylish monochromatic design complete with metallic silver accents. The leatherette ear cushions are exquisitely soft to the touch and feel nice on the ear. The adaptive noise cancellation is powered by four microphones, dotted around the headphones, which intelligently analyse and cancel outside noises. You can use the Opus app for iOS and Android to tweak the THX tuning.
Reviewers from Techhive have found the following[***]:
The Razer Opus is THX certified, has a very muted design (especially for Razer), and a fairly limited feature set. The sound is relatively clear and powerful and favors a bright sound stage. The battery is stated to last for 25 hours with ANC enabled, but in my testing it fell a bit short of those numbers under constant listening.
Reviewers from Techradar have found the following[***]:
The Razer Opus is a pair of noise-cancelling headphones that cost $199 (£199, AU$330) The ANC is pretty similar to what we expect from the $350 (AU$499, about £330) Bose QC35 II headphones. It's able to do this thanks to four microphones located on the outside of the headphones, which will intelligently cancel outside noises.
Reviewers from Theverge have found the following[***]:
Razer's new $200 Opus noise-canceling, wireless headphones aren't good enough to tempt me away from my tried-and-true $350 Sony WH-1000XM3. For the money, these come with almost everything I want in a set of headphones: comfort, good sound quality, and long battery life. These headphones can automatically pause when you remove them from your ears, as well.
Reviewers from Trustedreviews have found the following[***]:
Razer Opus are a pair of over-ear, ANC headphones from one of PC gaming's biggest names. The headphones feature a monotone finish that's free of RGB lighting. The design is wonderfully sleek, and means the Opus looks belong among the likes of Bose and Sony. Tonal balance is excellent and a serious step up on most of the competing £200 sets. ANC performance is also good.
- 1. ^ Razer Opus wireless headphones review: A budget ANC champ. Digitaltrends. 19 May 2020. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
- 2. ^ Razer Opus wireless headphones review. Laptopmag. 19 May 2020. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
- 3. ^ Razer Opus Review. Pcmag. 24 June 2020. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
- 4. ^ Razer Opus Wireless Headphones Review. Rtings. 18 June 2020. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
- 5. ^ Razer Opus review. Techadvisor. 19 June 2020. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
- 6. ^ Razer Opus review: Solid midrange ANC headphones. Techhive. 26 May 2020. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
- 7. ^ Razer Opus review. Techradar. 19 May 2020. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
- 8. ^ Razer Opus review: surprisingly competent wireless headphones . Theverge. 19 May 2020. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
- 9. ^ Razer Opus Review. Trustedreviews. 23 June 2020. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
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