Razer’s Android-based handheld gaming device coming to the market on January 26

Last October, Razer announced that it was partnering with Verizon and Qualcomm on an Android-based handheld gaming device called the Razer Edge 5G. At the Consumer Electronics Show 2023, the company said his Razer Edge will be available from his January 26th.

Razer has confirmed that there will be two versions at launch. A Wi-Fi-only variant is available on Razer’s website and at his RazerStore locations in the US, while a 5G variant can be purchased from Verizon’s website and store.

In a quick recap, the Razer Edge comes with a 6.8 inch 144Hz AMOLED screen with a resolution of 2400×1800. It is powered by his Snapdragon G3x Gen 1, Qualcomm’s first chipset with an active cooling solution.

The Razer Edge comes with 8GB of LPDDR5 RAM, 128GB of UFS 3.1 internal storage and a microSD card slot for expansion. All of them are powered by a 5,000mAh battery. On the connectivity side, Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, and a 3.5 mm headphone jack are available.

The device also comes with a Razer Kishi V2 Pro controller that includes microswitch buttons, programmable macros, analog triggers, Razer’s HyperSense haptics, and access to Xbox Game Pass. The Razer Edge Wi-Fi variant is priced at $399.99 (approximately Rs 32,909), while the company has yet to reveal the price of his 5G variant. It is also unclear whether handheld game consoles will enter the Indian market.

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