At the RazerCon 2022 event, Razer has revealed the Razer Edge 5G. It is a 5G-enabled handheld gaming console that Verizon and Qualcomm developed together. It will be compatible with all AAA games, including Android games and games like Fortnite and Rocket League Sideswipe, which can be played with the pre-installed Epic Games launcher.
Razer Edge 5G users will also be able to use cloud streaming services like NVIDIA GeForce Now and Xbox Cloud Gaming, which are still in beta. Additionally, it provides full access to PC libraries via Steam Link, Moonlight, Parsec, and Xbox via remote play options.
Razer Edge 5G specifications and features
it has a 6.8-inch AMOLED display with a Full HD+ resolution and a 144Hz refresh rate. The device has 8 GB of LPDDR5 RAM and the Snapdragon G3x Gen 1 mobile platform under the hood. The gaming console runs on a battery with 5,000 mAh capacity.
The Edge 5G has a microSD card slot for additional storage and 128 GB of UFS 3.1 storage. It will operate on Android 12 OS. On the front, there is a camera with 5 megapixels. It has Bluetooth 5.2, sub-6GHz, mmWave Verizon 5G, Wi-Fi 6E, and other connectivity options. It weighs 263.8 grams and is 259.7 x 84.5 x 10.83mm in size.
The Razer Kishi V2 Pro controller that comes with the Razer Edge 5G has advanced haptic feedback and a 3.5mm audio jack.
Razer Edge 5G price and availability
The Razer Edge 5G is now available for reservations and costs $399 in the United States. The Razer Hammerhead True Wireless earbuds that come with the Razer Edge Founders Edition cost $499. In January 2023, it will be available for purchase. It will be displayed by the company at the 2023 Consumer Electronics Show (CES).