Razer Edge 5G was announced at RazerCon 2022 as the world''s first handheld gaming device. It is believed to be the world''s first dedicated 5G handheld console, according to Qualcomm''s Snapdragon G3x Gen 1 processor. The device will be released in January 2023, according to the company.
The Razer Edge 5G is a fusion of a touchscreen smartphone and a popular Razer Kishi V2 controller. This tablet has advanced-haptic feedback and a 3.5-inch audio port. The device comes in black with matching controllers.
Verizon is targeting the 5G "Ultra Wideband" weight behind the handheld, but there is also a Wi-Fi version on offer. The Verizon 5-exclusive 5G version allows you to throw in a SIM card for true wireless mobility.
The Razer Edge will start at $399.99 (roughly Rs. 33,000) for the Wi-Fi edition. There will also be a Founders Edition priced at $499.99 (roughly Rs. 41,200), which will come with the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless earbuds. The 5G version of the Razer Edge will launch later at an unknown price. Razer is already accepting pre-orders and will begin shipping in January 2023.
The Razer Edge 5G comes equipped with a 6.8-inch FHD+ AMOLED screen with a 144Hz refresh rate. The display appears to have curved corners. The Snapdragon G3x Gen 1, a Qualcomm chipset, has been proposed in 2021.
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According to the company, the chipset is paired with 8GB of LPDDR5 RAM. There is also a storage capacity 128GB (UFS 3.1) but there is a microSD card slot for up to 2TB of storage inside the device. There are also two microphones, two-way speakers, and THX Spatial audio support. The Razer Edge comes with Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2 connectivity.