WHY SO SERIOUS? Gaming should be fun!
RAPOO Gaming Labs, a multi-awarded and world-renowned developer of PC and gaming peripherals get into serious gaming with its own brand of hardcore but fun VPRO mechanical keyboards, high performance mice and headsets!
RAPOO has been in the business since 2002 and through its VPRO brand, the company is eyeing the top spot when it comes to the deadly serious world of gaming-peripherals in the e-Sports arena.
Last Monday at the grand ballroom of Marco Polo Hotel in Ortigas, RAPOO launches the new exciting VPRO products to the Philippine market. The event was led by RAPOO Overseas Managing Director Oliver Shi, Regional Sales Director Johnson Zhang together with the group’s Country Manager Aileen Chua and Local Retail Sales Manager Lem Estiva.
“Gaming has gotten a lot more serious these past few years, and there are already a lot of Filipino ProGamers who are making a name for themselves in eSports tournaments all over the world. We want to nurture the passion and talent Filipinos have by letting them experience the gaming gear used by the top Cyber Athletes in the world,” says Kyle Guo, Rapoo R&D Director.
What is the VPRO advantage?
VPRO is a professional gaming brand under Rapoo with complete range of good quality and best value performance products, including gaming mice, gaming mechanical keyboards, and gaming headsets.
Utilizing the vast experience of and incredible inventiveness Rapoo, VPRO is able to drastically shorten product-development cycles, allowing it to respond more quickly to new trends and the growing needs of the gaming community.
Compared to its competitors, Rapoo’s ability to develop and produce almost all components itself offers incredible advantages when it comes to value for money.
Rolling out in May this year here in the Philippines are the following VPRO products:
Leading the lineup of VPRO Gaming Gear is the VPRO V810 Backlit Mechanical Gaming Keyboard.
With its stylish angular design coupled with high-grade materials and incredible build quality the gaming keyboard makes for a standout companion to accompany gamers on their triumphant quest for glory.
The VPRO V810 features full mechanical keys and conflict-free design for all keys. The cherry mechanical key switches with a single key life up to 50 million operations, are durable and reliable in the game. Non-conflict design for 108 keys on the keyboard, allows you to press any number of keys simultaneously and ensures that your every command is registered and executed exactly and rapidly.
It is equipped with a multi-level backlighting system for those late night top-secret gaming sessions. All keys on the keyboard are programmable (including single keys, combination keys and macro keys) in the game mode. The simplified game operations allow you to always be one step ahead.
The keyboard also features five dedicated macro keys for those precisely timed manoeuvres conveniently positioned on the left-hand side of the keyboard. With a built in on-board memory, VPRO810 can save your personal profile settings and load it onto another PC.
Another really cool feature is Gaming Mode, which allows rapid toggling between game and Windows settings. Combined with its freely programmable keys, the VPRO V810 converts into a true weapon of virtual mass destruction.
The VPRO V810 is priced at 6,730 Pesos.
- V720s (4,540 Pesos)
- V700 RGB AL (3,365 Pesos)
- V500 RGB AL (2,690 Pesos)
- V510 (2,690 Pesos)
- V500L (2,690 Pesos)
- V500S Crystal (2,110 Pesos)
- V500S Al (2,020 Pesos)
- V51S RGB (1,265 Pesos)
Complementing the VPRO KEYBOARD is the VPRO range of Gaming Mouse led by the VPRO V310 Laser Gaming Mouse.
The VPRO V310 boasts of Rapoo’s brand-new gaming chip V-power3, 32-bit ARM core, 60MHz running frequency and 1000 Hz USB report rate for high-speed response. It also has a professional gaming optical engine with an image-processing rate of 12000 FPS, 150 inches and tracking speed and up to 1000 Hz USB report rate, ensures accurate tracking, anytime. anywhere.
Save and play with its built-in memory to save your mouse configuration (macro, DPI setting and breathing light mode) in the game mode so you can use your settings on any computer.
Dazzle your opponents with both your skill and style with the VPRO V310’s LED Multi-color light system. With 16 million colors the V310 has an LED multi-color light system, which lets you customize the appearance of your mouse in many ways as well as to suit your preferences. It features an APM-lighting mode that reflects your actions per minute with a spectacular light show.
The VPRO V310 Mid-Level Laser Gaming Mouse is priced at 2,190 Pesos.
- V280 – Optical-Entry Level (1,245 Pesos)
- V26 – Optical Entry Level (1,095 Pesos)
- V25S – Optical Entry Level (1,245 Pesos)
RAPOO also showcased their 3510+ mouse with soft fabric cover.
Completing the trio of essential gaming gear is the headset. A good gaming headset provides you a more immersive experience, but a great headset gives you the advantage allowing you to hear movements and audio cues of your opponent’s movements.
The VPRO VH600 Virtual 7.1 Gaming headset features multi-function remote configuration free control; and intelligent VIB vibration unit that brings unparalleled shock experience. The Over-ear design provides comfort, noise isolation while the active dual microphone makes sure that you can easily and clearly talk strategies with your teammates without delay.
Lastly, its over-ear design provides noise isolation and utilizes an intelligent suspension head wear that adapts to the length of gameplay hours.
The VPRO VH600 Virtual 7.1 Gaming Headset is priced at 2,945 Pesos.
For entry level gamers, there is the VPRO VH200 illuminated Gaming Headset with Professional sound adjustment, accurate positioning noise-cancelling microphone, as well as the intelligent suspension head wear to make it comfortable during those marathon gaming sessions.
This one is priced at 1, 515 Pesos only.
My personal choices – since I am not really a hardcore gamer – I’d prefer the V700RGB alloy Mechanical Keyboard, the V26 Mouse and I am already okay with the VH200 headset!
These cool gadgets will be available in stores and third party retailers this May.