CES 2020: Razer Debuts New Dual-Sided iPhone Game Controller in Partnership With Gamevice

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Razer today announced a new dual-sided game controller that attaches to the top and bottom of an iPhone.

Created in partnership with Gamevice, the controller plugs into the Lightning connector, allowing it to be powered by the iPhone rather than a battery. The controller itself has a built-in Lightning connector for pass-through charging of the iPhone. The direct connection also allows for ultra-low latency.


Building on the compact design of its Junglecat controller for Android, Razer's new Kishi controller features a directional pad, two thumbsticks, A-B-X-Y buttons, and shoulder bumpers. The controller is certified by Apple.

Razer says the Kishi controller will be available in early 2020 for the iPhone 6 or newer and select Android smartphones. Pricing has not been disclosed.

iPhone compatibility list:

  • iPhone 6
  • iPhone 6 Plus
  • iPhone 6s
  • iPhone 6s Plus
  • iPhone 7
  • iPhone 7 Plus
  • iPhone 8
  • iPhone 8 Plus
  • iPhone X
  • iPhone XS
  • iPhone XS Max
  • iPhone XR
  • iPhone 11
  • iPhone 11 Pro

Gamevice has long sold a dual-sided iPhone game controller of its own.

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9 months ago


This looks really cool but I’m guessing it won’t fit the 11 Pro Max.

It will

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ABOUT THE RAZER KISHI MOBILE GAMING CONTROLLERS

* USB-C or Apple Lightning™ connection
* Android smartphones: Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+/S9/S9+/S10e/S10/S10+/Note 8/Note 9/Note 10/Note 10+, Google Pixel 2/2 XL/3/3XL/4/4XL, and other Android 7.0 Nougat or higher devices
* iOS Smartphones: iPhone 11/11 Pro/11 Pro Max, iPhone XR/XS/XS Max, iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus, iPhone 6s/6s Plus, iPhone 6 / 6 Plus
* Pass through charging
* Latency-free connectivity

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9 months ago


It will

From source:


ABOUT THE RAZER KISHI MOBILE GAMING CONTROLLERS

* USB-C or Apple Lightning™ connection
* Android smartphones: Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+/S9/S9+/S10e/S10/S10+/Note 8/Note 9/Note 10/Note 10+, Google Pixel 2/2 XL/3/3XL/4/4XL, and other Android 7.0 Nougat or higher devices
* iOS Smartphones: iPhone 11/11 Pro/11 Pro Max, iPhone XR/XS/XS Max, iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus, iPhone 6s/6s Plus, iPhone 6 / 6 Plus
* Pass through charging
* Latency-free connectivity


epic ?
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9 months ago
Reminds me of the Sega Game Gear but with a better screen and more buttons.



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9 months ago
There's only one thing that matters and that's do the thumbsticks click in!?! The gamevice controllers are great but without clickable thumbsticks using them to play xbox and playstaion games via cloud streaming is terrible. They need the same industry standard features as console controllers to be worth buying.
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9 months ago
I hope it fits on a XR.
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9 months ago
This is pretty cool. Saw it at CES today. First booth you are when you walk in.



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