Razer Edge 5G Handheld Gaming Console Announced
Razer, in partnership with Verizon, introduced the new Razer Edge handheld gaming console at the RazerCon 2022 event. The handheld gaming console features a 144Hz display, runs Android, and supports 5G.
Razer Edge is a good device for cloud gaming to stream games through Xbox Cloud Gaming or Nvidia GeForce Now. You can also stream PC games locally using the Steam Link app.
Razer Edge features a 6.8-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with a 144Hz refresh rate. It also comes with Razer Kishi V2 Pro along with Razer HyperSense haptics and an assortment of two analog sticks. The device has eight buttons, a D-pad, two triggers, two bumpers, and two programmable buttons.
It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon G3x Gen 1 chipset that includes a 3GHz octa-core Kryo CPU and an Adreno GPU. The gaming console also has 8GB LPDDR5 RAM and 128GB of UFS 3.1 storage. Storage is further expandable up to 2TB.
The device also features 2-way speakers with THX Spatial Audio. It also has a 3.5mm audio jack. There is also 5 megapixel 1080p front camera. Connectivity options include Bluetooth 5.2, Wi-Fi 6E, and USB Type-C. There is also a 5G variant with eSIM support. Razer Edge packs a 5,000mAh battery.
There is also a Razer Edge Founders Edition with support for Razer Hammerhead TWS earbuds. Razer Edge is priced at $399.99 for Wi-Fi only model and $499.99 for the Founders Edition. The company has not confirmed the pricing of 5G variant.
Razer Edge 5G will compete against Logitech G Cloud Gaming Handheld, Nintendo Switch, and more.