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Razer Opus Wireless 2021 Headphones Review

Tested using Methodology v1.5
Reviewed Apr 20, 2022 at 10:34 am
Razer Opus Wireless 2021 Picture
7.6
Neutral Sound
7.6
Commute/Travel
7.4
Sports/Fitness
7.4
Office
5.8
Wireless Gaming
7.5
Wired Gaming
6.7
Phone Calls
Type Over-ear
Enclosure Closed-Back
Wireless Yes
Transducer Dynamic
Noise Cancelling Yes
Mic Yes

The Razer Opus Wireless 2021 are the stealth version of the Razer Opus Wireless 2020. Without any announcements, Razer quietly replaced their 2020 model with this variant. The differences in packaging and marketing between both models can be hard to catch: the manufacturer has updated the Bluetooth version from 4.2 to 5.0 and removed aptX codec support, which offers better audio quality. That said, although they otherwise look nearly identical to their predecessor, they don't perform similarly and are, overall, a step-down from the original model. Their sound profile is more warm and boomy rather than neutral while their noise cancelling system doesn't block out nearly as much background sound. On the upside, they now offer a 'Gaming Mode' for low latency, which is good if you like to stream video or play games on your mobile device. Their continuous battery life is much longer too.

If you'd like to know which variant of these headphones you have, Razer provides instructions on how to check your unit's serial number on their support page, under the 'FAQs' tab. 

Our Verdict

7.6 Neutral Sound

The Razer Opus Wireless 2021 are good for neutral sound. Using their 'Amplified' EQ, which results in the flattest frequency response, they have a warm sound profile that delivers extra boom and warmth. That said, while vocals and lead instruments also sound clear and accurate, their upper harmonics are veiled while sibilants are dull. The headphones also lack low-bass, so if you like listening to genres like EDM and hip-hop, your mixes lack thump and rumble. While you won't be able to get a flatter, more neutral sound using their EQ presets in their companion app, they're still worth using if you want a different sound.

Pros
  • Comfortable and well-built design.
  • EQ presets available.
Cons
  • Closed off passive soundstage.
7.6 Commute/Travel

The Razer Opus Wireless 2021 are good for commute and travel. They have a comfortable, well-built design and come with a carrying case to help protect them when you're on the go. They also have a very long continuous battery life that can last through long plane rides without an issue, and they're equipped with an active noise cancelling (ANC) system. However, they still struggle to block out the low rumble of bus and plane engines. They do a better job of isolating you from passenger chatter though.

Pros
  • Comfortable and well-built design.
  • Long-lasting continuous battery life.
Cons
  • ANC struggles to cut down bass-range noise like bus engine rumbles.
7.4 Sports/Fitness

The Razer Opus Wireless 2021 are decent for sports and fitness. While over-ear headphones can be a bit bulky, and their design tends to trap heat around your ears, the Razer have a comfortable and stable fit that's worth considering for light to moderate workouts. They also have a great build quality, and their wireless design makes it difficult for something to snag the headphones off your head while moving.

Pros
  • Comfortable and well-built design.
Cons
  • Closed off passive soundstage.
7.4 Office

The Razer Opus Wireless 2021 are decent for office use. They have a comfortable and well-built fit. Their long continuous battery life means that you can use them for a few days in a row before recharging them. On the downside, they don't support multi-device pairing, which is disappointing if you want to stay connected to your smartphone and PC at the same time. If you're using the headphones for virtual meetings, you can also experience a dip in sound quality when using the mic and audio simultaneously. However, this isn't an issue with the headphones per se but is one of the limitations of Bluetooth.

Pros
  • Comfortable and well-built design.
  • Long-lasting continuous battery life.
  • ANC blocks out ambient chatter.
Cons
  • Mic has mediocre noise handling.
  • No multi-device pairing.
5.8 Wireless Gaming

The Razer Opus Wireless 2021 are Bluetooth-only headphones, so they aren't compatible with Xbox or PlayStation consoles. While you can connect them to a Bluetooth-enabled PC, the latency will likely be too high for gaming. That said, they're worth considering if you're interested in mobile gaming as they have a low latency mode to lower the risk of audio syncing issues.

7.5 Wired Gaming

The Razer Opus Wireless 2021 are good for wired gaming. You can plug them into your console's controller using the 1/8" TRRS cable with full audio and mic compatibility. Their warm sound profile can help emphasize sound effects like footsteps in gameplay while their neutral mid range ensures that dialogue and lead instruments sound clear. Their mic also offers decent recording quality, so your voice sounds clear to your teammates.

Pros
  • Comfortable and well-built design.
Cons
  • Mic has mediocre noise handling.
6.7 Phone Calls

The Razer Opus Wireless 2021 are okay for phone calls. They have an integrated mic that doesn't sit very close to your mouth. While the mic is able to capture your voice clearly, it struggles to separate speech from ambient sound. If you're taking a call from a busy office, your voice can be drowned out. In addition, if you're making a conference call, audio quality can drop, which is to be expected as it's a limitation of Bluetooth. That said, they're equipped with an ANC system that can help block out a decent amount of ambient noise around you.

Pros
  • Comfortable and well-built design.
  • ANC blocks out ambient chatter.
Cons
  • Mic has mediocre noise handling.
  • No multi-device pairing.
  • 7.6 Neutral Sound
  • 7.6 Commute/Travel
  • 7.4 Sports/Fitness
  • 7.4 Office
  • 5.8 Wireless Gaming
  • 7.5 Wired Gaming
  • 6.7 Phone Calls
  1. Updated Jul 11, 2022: We've retested 'Virtual Soundstage'. They have a THX feature available in the companion app, but we don't consider this a virtual soundstage feature as it acts more as an EQ preset. We have updated the text and the scoring of this box has changed.
  2. Updated May 10, 2022: We've looked into user reports of the volume lowering when gaming on an Xbox console using the following settings: wired, with the headphones on, and ANC on. The max volume we reached using this setting on our Xbox console is lower than when used wirelessly or when listening to non-game audio files on the Xbox. You can find more detail about our testing process in 'Xbox Compatibility'.
  3. Updated Apr 20, 2022: Review published.
  4. Updated Apr 12, 2022: Early access published.

Differences Between Sizes And Variants

The Razer Opus Wireless 2021 come in two color variants: 'Black' and 'Razer x *A Bathing Ape', which is a black variant with a green snake-like print. We tested the Black variant and you can see our model's label here. Keep in mind that these headphones are the updated stealth variant of the Razer Opus Wireless 2020. If you want to check which version you have, Razer has instructions on how to check their serial number via their support page, in the 'FAQs' tab. 

If you come across another variant of these headphones, please let us know in the discussion section below and we'll update our review. 

Compared To Other Headphones

The Razer Opus Wireless 2021 are the updated variant of the Razer Opus Wireless 2020. While they have a similarly comfortable and sleek design, their ANC's noise isolation performance is a step down from their predecessor as it struggles to block out the low rumble of bus and plane engine rumbles. Their sound profile is also less neutral than that of the Razer Opus X Wireless, although some users may still prefer their warm sound profile with rolled-off treble for genres like jazz. That said, they're better built than the AKG N700NC M2, and they have a long-lasting continuous battery life.

Check out our recommendations for the best wireless Bluetooth headphones, the best noise cancelling headphones, and the best headphones for music.

Razer Opus Wireless 2020

The Razer Opus Wireless 2021 are the stealth update of the Razer Opus Wireless 2020 and there have been some downgrades in performance. While both headphones have a similarly comfortable and well-built design, the 2020 variant have a much more neutral sound profile, which some users may prefer, and their noise isolation performance is significantly better. They also support aptX codec, which is nice if you're looking for better audio quality via Bluetooth. That said, the 2021 have a 'Gaming Mode' for a lower latency audio experience. 

Sony WH-1000XM4 Wireless

The Sony WH-1000XM4 Wireless are better over-ears than the Razer Opus Wireless 2021. The Sony are more comfortable, have a significantly better noise isolation performance, and their companion app offers a graphic EQ and presets to help you adjust their sound to your liking. They also support multi-device pairing, which is good if you want to stay connected to your PC and smartphone at the same time. However, the Razer have a more immersive passive soundstage performance.

Razer Opus X Wireless

The Razer Opus Wireless 2021 are slightly better headphones than the Razer Opus X Wireless. While both headphones are comfortable, the Opus are better-built, have a better noise isolation performance, and support passive playback. They also come with a carrying case and have better frequency response consistency. However, you may still prefer the Opus X if you're looking for more colorful headphones at a lower price point.

Anker Soundcore Life Q30 Wireless

The Razer Opus Wireless 2021 are slightly better over-ears than the Anker Soundcore Life Q30 Wireless. While both headphones are comfortable, the Razer are better-built, have more consistent audio delivery, and their default sound profile is more neutral, which some users may prefer. Their battery performance is better, and you can use them wired with full audio and mic compatibility. However, the Anker have a significantly better noise isolation performance, and their companion app has a graphic EQ and presets to help you adjust their sound to your liking. They also support multi-device pairing, meaning you can stay connected to your PC and smartphone at the same time.

AKG N700NC M2 Wireless

The AKG N700NC M2 Wireless are slightly better headphones than the Razer Opus Wireless 2021. While both headphones are comfortable, the AKG have a more neutral overall sound profile, which some users may prefer, more sound customization features to help you adjust their sound to your liking, and their noise isolation performance is significantly better. They also support multi-device pairing so you can connect them to your laptop and smartphone at the same time. That said, the Razer are better built and have a better overall batter life. 

Bose QuietComfort 35 II/QC35 II Wireless 2018

The Bose QuietComfort 35 II/QC35 II Wireless 2018 are better headphones than the Razer Opus Wireless 2021. The Bose are more comfortable, have a neutral sound profile, which some users may prefer, and their ANC offers a significantly better noise isolation performance. They also support multi-device pairing, meaning you can stay connected to your PC and smartphone at the same time. However, the Razer are better-built.

Sennheiser PXC 550-II Wireless

The Sennheiser PXC 550-II Wireless are slightly better headphones than the Razer Opus Wireless 2021. While both headphones are comfortable, the Sennheiser have a more neutral sound profile, which some users may prefer, a significantly better noise isolation performance, and they support multi-device pairing. They also support atpX codec for better audio quality via Bluetooth. That said, the Razer are better built and their battery performance is better overall.

Beats Solo Pro Wireless

The Razer Opus Wireless 2021 are slightly better headphones than the Beats Solo Pro Wireless. While both headphones are well-built, the Razer are over-ears that are more comfortable and have a better battery performance. Their companion app also offers EQ presets to help you adjust their sound to your liking, and their integrated mic has a better overall performance. However, the Beats have a better noise isolation performance and an H1 chip so that you can seamlessly pair them with your Apple devices.

TREBLAB Z7 Pro Wireless

Depending on your preferences, you may prefer either the Razer Opus Wireless 2021 or TREBLAB Z7 Pro Wireless. While both headphones are comfortable, the Razer are better built, have a more neutral sound profile, and their companion app offers a couple of EQ presets to help you adjust their sound. They also have a better battery performance. However, the TREBLAB have a significantly better noise isolation performance, and they support multi-device pairing as well as aptX and aptX HD.

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Test Results

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Design
Design
Style
Type Over-ear
Enclosure Closed-Back
Wireless Yes
Transducer Dynamic

The Razer Opus Wireless 2021 have a nearly identical design to the Razer Opus Wireless 2020. They have oval-shaped ear cups with a fairly non-descript look. Like other casual use Razer headphones, they also lack Razer's usual gaming logo. However, the only thing that has changed in terms of design is that their controls are now only located on the right ear cup instead of on both ear cups. They come in two colors: 'Black' and 'Razer x *A Bathing Ape', which is a black and green colorway.

7.5
Design
Comfort
Weight 0.61 lbs
Clamping Force
0.9 lbs

The Razer Opus 2021 have a comfortable fit. Like the Razer Opus Wireless 2020, they have good padding on the ear cups and headband. They also don't put too much pressure on your head and feel lightweight. However, they have somewhat shallow ear cups, so if you have large ears, they may get squished.

7.7
Design
Controls
OS Compatibility
Not OS specific
Ease Of Use Good
Feedback Good
Call/Music Control Yes
Volume Control Yes
Microphone Control No
Channel Mixing
No
Noise Cancelling Control On/Off
Talk-Through
On/Off
Additional Controls Multi function + Voice Assistant

The Razer Opus Wireless 2021 have a good control scheme. Unlike the original Razer Opus Wireless 2020, all the controls are located on the right ear cup. They have dedicated volume up and down buttons that you can press and hold to continuously increase the volume. Each of the buttons are clicky and the multi-function button has an indentation so that it's easy to distinguish it from the volume buttons. There are also audio prompts when cycling between different ANC settings and there's a chime to let you know when you've reached max volume.

Multi-function button:

  • Single press: Plays and pauses audio. Also answers and ends calls. You can even put a call on hold.
  • Press and hold for two seconds: Accesses voice assistant. Also rejects incoming calls and if you're currently on a call, swaps to another on-hold call.
  • Press and hold for five seconds: Enables and disables 'Game Mode', which is a mode that helps lower latency.
  • Double press: Skips the track forward.
  • Triple press: Skips the track backward.

Power button:

  • Single press: Cycles between ANC on, ANC off, and ambient mode, which allows you to better-hear your surroundings without taking off your headphones.
  • Press and hold: Turns the headphones on and off.

6.0
Design
Portability
L 6.2" (15.7 cm)
W 5.5" (13.9 cm)
H 3.2" (8.2 cm)
Volume 109.20 inยณ (1,789.50 cmยณ)
Transmitter Required No

The Razer Opus Wireless 2021 are bulky over-ear headphones. They can fold into a more compact size and they come with a carrying case to help protect them when you're on the go.

8.0
Design
Case
Type Hard case
L 8.1" (20.5 cm)
W 7.2" (18.3 cm)
H 2.4" (6.2 cm)
Volume 141.94 inยณ (2,325.90 cmยณ)

The Razer Opus Wireless 2021 come with a great carrying case that should protect the headphones from scratches, bumps, and water damage. There's a space inside the case to store the cables when not in use. While it's a bit bulky, it should fit into a backpack without an issue.

8.0
Design
Build Quality

The Razer Opus Wireless 2021 have a great build quality. The only difference between this model and the Razer Opus Wireless 2020 in terms of build is that the controls are only located on the right ear cup. They're mostly made out of plastic with faux leather padding. However, they feel like they could survive a couple of accidental drops without taking too much damage.

7.5
Design
Stability

These headphones have a stable fit. While they're not designed for use during intense physical activity, they shouldn't move around on your head with moderate head movements.

Design
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Design
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Design
In The Box

  • Razer Opus Wireless 2021 headphones
  • 1/8" TRRS audio cable
  • USB-A to USB-C cable
  • Airline adapter
  • Manuals
  • Hard carrying case
  • Small soft pouch for cables

Sound
Sound
Sound Profile
Bass Amount
0.81 dB
Treble Amount
-5.25 dB

Using the 'Amplifed' EQ, which is the default setting and the one that produces the flattest frequency response, the Razer Opus 2021 have a warm sound profile with a touch of extra boom and rolled-off treble to ensure a smooth sound. They differ from the original Razer Opus Wireless 2020, which sound more neutral and less bass-heavy. You can see a comparison of both headphones using the same EQ here. Luckily, if you prefer a different sound, their companion app offers a few EQ presets to help you find the right sound for your needs.

7.5
Sound
Frequency Response Consistency
Avg. Std. Deviation
0.5 dB

The Razer Opus Wireless 2021 have good frequency response consistency. While they're prone to deviations in bass and treble delivery due to fit, seal, and positioning, it's very minor. Once you achieve a good fit, you will experience more consistent audio delivery.

Sound
Raw Frequency Response
9.0
Sound
Bass Accuracy
Std. Err.
1.45 dB
Low-Frequency Extension
10 Hz
Low-Bass
-1.23 dB
Mid-Bass
0.84 dB
High-Bass
2.12 dB

These headphones have fantastic bass accuracy. The range is fairly flat across the range. Although there's a small dip in the low-bass, which lessens the amount of thump and rumble in your mixes, the mid and high-bass have a bit more kick and warmth that will please fans of EDM and hip-hop.

8.7
Sound
Mid Accuracy
Std. Err.
1.72 dB
Low-Mid
0.72 dB
Mid-Mid
0.43 dB
High-Mid
0.13 dB

The mid-accuracy of the Razer Opus Wireless 2021 is excellent. The range is pretty flat across the range. Harry Style's voice in As It Was sounds clear, accurate, and detailed.

5.5
Sound
Treble Accuracy
Std. Err.
6.46 dB
Low-Treble
-5.63 dB
Mid-Treble
-5.65 dB
High-Treble
-14.72 dB

The Razer Opus Wireless 2021 have sub-par treble accuracy. The range is completely underemphasized. Vocals and lead instruments are veiled while the hi-hats in WILLOW's song, Wait a Minute! are dull and lispy.

7.2
Sound
Peaks/Dips
Peaks
1.76 dB
Dips
1.46 dB

The peaks and dips performance of the Razer Opus 2021 is decent. A dip in the low-bass weakens thump and rumble in your mix while a peak in the high-bass adds extra warmth. Another peak in the high-mid makes vocals and lead instruments harsh while the uneven low-treble hurts their comprehensibility overall. Another uneven peak and dip in the mid-treble makes sibilants like S and T sounds alternatingly dull and piercing.

8.4
Sound
Imaging
Weighted Group Delay
0.35
Weighted Phase Mismatch
3.59
Weighted Amplitude Mismatch
0.93
Weighted Frequency Mismatch
1.97

The imaging performance of the Razer Opus Wireless 2021 is great. The group delay response falls below the audibility threshold, which results in tight bass and transparent treble reproduction. The L/R drivers are also well-matched in terms of phase, amplitude, and frequency response, which is important for the accurate placement of objects like instruments in the stereo image. That said, there's a peak in the phase response's low-mid, which skews audio a bit to the left, and it can be heard in some kinds of regular content. However, it shouldn't be an issue for most listeners. Keep in mind that imaging can vary between units and can indicate a manufacturer's quality control and ergonomics.

5.1
Sound
Passive Soundstage
PRTF Accuracy (Std. Dev.)
3.33 dB
PRTF Size (Avg.)
6.31 dB
PRTF Distance
14.71 dB
Openness
2.7
Acoustic Space Excitation
2.1

The passive soundstage performance of the Razer Opus Wireless 2021 is disappointing, which is common among closed-back headphones. It feels somewhat unnatural and it lacks openness as well as spaciousness. Despite this, the soundstage also seems wide, and sound is perceived as coming from speakers placed in the room around you rather than from inside your head, which can make for a somewhat more immersive audio experience.

0
Sound
Virtual Soundstage
Head Modeling
No
Speaker Modeling
No
Room Ambience
No
Head Tracking
No
Virtual Surround
No

Like the Razer Opus Wireless 2020, these headphones are THX-certified via the companion app. However, this isn't a virtual soundstage feature, but an EQ preset, which you can use to help create a more immersive sound. You can also turn this feature on and off in the app. That said, this feature isn't THX Spatial Audio, which is a separate downloadable application.

7.1
Sound
Weighted Harmonic Distortion
WHD @ 90
0.560
WHD @ 100
0.189

The weighted harmonic distortion performance of the Razer Opus Wireless 2021 is decent. There are a couple of peaks starting in the low-mid, which can result in slightly less clear and pure audio reproduction. However, this can be hard to hear with real-life content.

Sound
Test Settings
Firmware
1.2.0.0
Power
On
Connection
Bluetooth 5.0
Codec
SBC, 16-bit, 44.1kHz
EQ
Default
ANC
On
Tip/Pad
Default
Microphone
Integrated

These are the settings used to test the Razer Opus Wireless 2021. Our results are only valid when used in this configuration.

Isolation
7.3
Isolation
Noise Isolation
Isolation Audio
Overall Attenuation
-20.19 dB
Noise Cancelling Yes
Bass
-11.48 dB
Mid
-16.74 dB
Treble
-32.7 dB

The noise isolation performance of the Razer Opus Wireless 2021 is decent, but it's a large step down from the Razer Opus Wireless 2020. You can see a comparison between both units' noise isolation performance here. Overall, they have some trouble blocking out the low rumble of bus and plane engines. While they do a better job of reducing ambient chatter and the high-pitched hum of an AC unit, their performance still falls short compared to the 2020 variant and the Razer Opus X Wireless.

8.2
Isolation
Leakage
Leakage Audio
Overall Leakage @ 1ft
32.31 dB

The leakage performance of the Razer Opus Wireless 2021 is great. Leakage is concentrated across the range and sounds fuller than in-ear headphones. That said, if you're listening to audio at high volumes, it's unlikely for others to hear it if you're in a moderately noisy environment like a busy office.

Microphone
Microphone
Microphone Style
Integrated
Yes
In-Line
No
Boom
No
Detachable Boom
No
Mic Yes
7.0
Microphone
Recording Quality
Recorded Speech
LFE
281 Hz
FR Std. Dev.
3.73 dB
HFE
6,736.4 Hz
Weighted THD
1.433
Gain
12.36 dB

The Razer Opus Wireless 2021's integrated mic has a satisfactory recording quality. Your voice sounds fairly natural but lacks depth.

These headphones are Bluetooth and rely on Bluetooth profiles, which define the specifications for how data is communicated between devices. When you connect these headphones to your PC, they use Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP), a Bluetooth profile for audio playback. A2DP is a one-way profile, which means that if you're using this profile, the mic won't work on any device or OS. If you want mic and audio compatibility, the headphones can enable Headset Profile (HSP) or Hands-Free Profile (HFP). However, both profiles can lower sound and mic quality. During a conference call, we noticed that audio quality dropped a lot. Your voice becomes pitchy and all the bass is lost, so speech lacks body.

6.1
Microphone
Noise Handling
SpNR
21.17 dB
Noise Gate
Always On
Speech + Pink Noise Handling
6.5
Speech + Pink Noise Audio Sample
Speech + Subway Noise Handling
5.5
Speech + Subway Noise Audio Sample

The noise handling performance of the mic is mediocre. The mic has a difficult time separating your voice from moderate ambient noise around you, so if you're taking a call from a busy street, your voice can be drowned out.

Active Features
9.2
Active Features
Battery
Battery Type
Rechargable
Continuous Battery Life
52.6 hrs
Additional Charges
0.0
Total Battery Life
52.6 hrs
Charge Time
4 hrs
Power-Saving Feature
Auto-Off Timer
Audio While Charging
Yes
Passive Playback
Yes
Charging Port USB-C

The battery performance of the Razer Opus Wireless 2021 is outstanding. They're advertised to last 30 hours continuously and with their ANC on. We measured over 52 hours, which far exceeds our expectations, but matches the high discrepancy also seen in the Razer Opus X Wireless. We also verified that the volume was maxed out on both our headphones and the test phone.

These headphones are equipped with an auto-off timer to help conserve battery life when you're not using them. You can adjust the length of the timer via the companion app. There's also an 'Auto-Pause/Resume' feature that you can use to pause the headphones if you take them off of your head.

7.0
Active Features
App Support
App Name Razer Audio
iOS Yes
Android Yes
macOS No
Windows No
Equalizer
Presets
ANC Control
No
Mic Control No
Room Effects
No
Playback Control
No
Button Mapping No
Surround Support
Yes

The Razer Audio app is decent. You can check out the battery life, turn on and off the 'Auto Pause/Resume' feature, as well as adjust the auto-off timer. There are also four EQ presets that you can use to adjust their sound: 'Amplified', 'Enhanced Bass', 'Enhanced Clarity', and 'Vocal'. You can even turn on and off the THX preset for a more immersive audio experience.

Connectivity
6.9
Connectivity
Bluetooth
Bluetooth Version
5.0
Multi-Device Pairing
No
NFC Pairing
No
Line Of Sight Range
227.36 ft (69.30 m)
PC Latency (SBC)
186 ms
PC Latency (aptX)
N/A
PC Latency (aptX HD)
N/A
PC Latency (aptX-LL)
N/A
iOS Latency
154 ms
Android Latency
188 ms

The Razer Opus Wireless 2021 have okay Bluetooth connectivity. Unfortunately, they don't support multi-device or NFC pairing. Unlike the Razer Opus Wireless 2020, they don't support aptX codec for better sound quality either. They also have somewhat high latency on PCs as well as on iOS and Android devices. That said, they're equipped with a 'Gaming Mode' that helps lower latency and ensures that your audio and visuals stay in sync. With this mode on, there's 98 ms of latency on PC, 112 ms on iOS, and 90 ms on Android. Note that some devices and apps compensate for latency though.

0
Connectivity
Non-Bluetooth Wireless
Non-BT Line Of Sight Range
N/A
Non-BT Latency
N/A
9.5
Connectivity
Wired
Analog Audio
Yes
USB Audio
No
Detachable Yes
Length 4.40 ft (1.34 m)
Connection
1/8" TRRS
Analog/USB Audio Latency
0 ms

These headphones come with a 1/8" TRRS cable. They also come with a USB-A to USB-C cable to charge the headphones.

Connectivity
PC Compatibility
Analog
Audio + Microphone
Wired USB
No
Non-BT Wireless
No

The Razer Opus Wireless 2021 can connect to PCs via Bluetooth with full compatibility. You can also receive full audio and mic support when using their 1/8" TRRS cable.

Connectivity
PlayStation Compatibility
PS4 Analog
Audio + Microphone
PS4 Wired USB
No
PS4 Non-BT Wireless
No
PS5 Analog
Audio + Microphone
PS5 Wired USB
No
PS5 Non-BT Wireless
No

The Razer Opus Wireless 2021 can only be used on PlayStation consoles when you plug in their analog cable into your controller. That said, you'll receive full audio and mic support via this connection.

Connectivity
Xbox Compatibility
Xbox One Analog
Audio + Microphone
Xbox One Wired USB
No
Xbox One Non-BT Wireless
No
Xbox Series X|S Analog
Audio + Microphone
Xbox Series X|S Wired USB
No
Xbox Series X|S Non-BT Wireless
No

The Razer Opus Wireless 2021 can only be used via analog with your Xbox console. Once you've plugged their 1/8" TRRS cable into your controller, you'll receive full audio and mic compatibility.

Some users have reported experiencing issues with the headphones' max volume when connected to their Xbox console. We connected our headphones to an Xbox Series S and played a game to measure the volume. When powered off, they reached 84 dB. Turning the ANC on lowered their volume to 75 dB. With the headphones on, but the ANC off, the headphones reached 71 dB. We tried the same settings with an audio file on a USB drive. When powered off, we could reach 107 dB, but ANC on lowered the volume to 103 dB. With ANC off, the headphones reached 99 dB. To confirm our results, we also tried the same audio file on a PC with the headphones connected wired and wirelessly. We experienced similar results to our pass with the USB drive but could reach higher volumes wirelessly.

Overall, we consistently experienced a drop in volume when the headphones were turned on, but the ANC was off. However, the difference is most noticeable on Xbox consoles, as the volume of the game is much lower than when using the headphones wirelessly or using them wired with the power off. The headphones can also reach a volume similar to their wireless performance when playing non-game audio files on the Xbox. We don't currently know what's causing this, but if you experience this issue, please let us know in the discussion section below.

0
Connectivity
Base/Dock
Type
No Base/Dock
USB Input
No
Line In
No
Line Out
No
Optical Input
No
RCA Input
No
Dock Charging
No
Power Supply
No Base/Dock

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