In 2013 with Razer Edge (PRAD News) A pretty massive gaming tablet from today’s perspective. Now it seems that the American company is planning a new version in a more compact portable form that competes directly with Steam Deck or NVIDIA Shield, for example.
The new Razer Edge uses a 6.8-inch AMOLED display with FHD+ resolution (2400 x 1080 pixels), a maximum refresh rate of 144Hz and touch functionality. The octa-core SoC Qualcomm Snapdragon G3x Gen 1 with Adreno GPU and 8 GB LPDDR5 RAM is responsible for the necessary computing power. Android 12 is installed on a 128GB UFS 3.1 hard drive – so there should be a large selection of applications.
In addition to Android games, several cloud gaming services can be used on mobile devices, including Xbox Cloud Gaming and Steam Link. Other features include a 5,000 mAh battery, a 5 MP front camera (Full HD at up to 60 fps), two-way speakers, an internal microphone, THX Spatial Audio and a discrete Razer Kishi V2 Pro smartphone gamepad, which will cost around 100 euros. If purchased individually.
On the interface side, Bluetooth 5.2, microSD (up to 2TB), USB-C, headphone output (via Kishi V2 Pro), and Wi-Fi 6E, among others, can be used. This will be optional Razer Edge It will also be offered with 5G support including an eSIM at a later date. The AMOLED-based portable gaming device weighs 264 grams without a console and 401 grams with a controller, and it measures 260 x 85 x 11 mm and is expected to be available in the US from January 2023.
Razer is currently planning three different versions of Edge. The base model starts at $399.99 and the Founders Edition (which comes with Razer Hammerhead True Wireless earbuds as a bonus) at $499.99. The 5G version has not yet received an RRP. (source: golem)
Specifications of the new Razer Edge
|plate type||AMOLED with touch|
|Precision||2400 x 1080 pixels (+FHD)|
|pixel density||387 dpi|
|color depth||K. a|
|refresh rate||144 Hz|
|Response time (G2G)||K. a|
|Contrast ratio||K. a|
|Interfaces (among others)||5G (optional)
microSD card reader
|Healer||Qualcomm Snapdragon G3x Gen 1|
|RAM||8 GB LPDDR5|
|permanent storage||128 GB (UFS 3.1)|
|The operating system||Android 12|
|Batteries tray||5000 mAh|
|HDR . support||number|
|Miscellaneous||5 MP front camera
Razer Hammerhead True Wireless (Founders Edition only)
Razer Kishi V2 Pro
Two internal microphones
Two-way speakers with THX Spatial Audio
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