Razer Nabu Watch Is A Smartwatch For Gamers

Ceci n’est pas une smartwatch – this is not a smartwatch. At least, that’s what noted gaming peripheral manufacturer Razer would have you believe. Their newest Razer Nabu Watch is a “watch with smart features” including the ability to sync notifications and track fitness metrics. While this makes it a smartwatch in our book, the company was adamant about not calling it as such at last week’s CES.

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While we’re not sure why Razer wants to step away from that definition, one thing is obvious: this watch is impressive. Unlike most “watches with smart features” out there, the Nabu is actually able to claim a battery life which lasts months and not just days. As with anything Razer, there’s a certain “gamer” aesthetic which has been applied to the product making this watch both minimalistic as well as a gaming status symbol of sorts.

The Nabu Watch is going on sale this month for $149.99 (or $199.99 for the Forged edition, which features absolutely gorgeous stainless steel buttons).