Razer at the RazerCon 2022 announced the Razer Edge 5G, the world’s first dedicated 5G handheld console in partnership with Verizon.
First of all, the Razer Edge has a 6.8″ FHD+ AMOLED screen with 144Hz, and the console has a built-in LPDDR5 8GB memory, 128GB native storage (UFS 3.1), and supports up to 2TB MicroSD expansion. We should also mention the front-mounted 5MP lens and a 5000mAh battery.
As you can guess, the new Razer handheld game console supports Android games, PC streaming, and Xbox cloud games.
You can play thousands of AAA games compatible with the device, including native Android games and there are pre-installed launchers like Epic Games, cloud streaming services like Xbox Cloud Gaming (Beta) and Nvidia GeForce Now, or remote play options that offer full access to PC libraries like Steam Link, Moonlight, Parsec, and Xbox.
The body is 260*85*11 mm. In tablet mode, it weighs 264g, while the handle weighs 401g. We can also see a 3.5mm audio jack to connect it to various audio accessories.
Highlight Specifications of Razer Edge 5G
- 6.8-inch (2400×1080 pixels) FHD+ AMOLED display with 144Hz refresh ratet
- Snapdragon G3x Gen 1 Gaming Platform
- 8GB LPDDR5 RAM, 128GB UFS 3.1 storage, Up to 2TB expandable memory with microSD
- Android 12
- 5MP front facing camera
- 2-way speakers with 2 digital microphones, THX Spatial Audio
- Sub 6, mm Wave Verizon 5G, Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2
- Dimensions: 259.7 x 84.5 x 10.83mm; Weight: 263.8g, 400.8g with controller
- 5000mAh battery
The Razer Edge is priced at $399.99, that includes Razer Kishi V2 Pro controller and the Razer Edge Founders Edition that also comes with Razer Hammerhead True Wireless earbuds costs $499.99.
The Razer Edge 5G model will be available in January 2023 exclusively through Verizon and will be available at Razer Booth at CES 2023.