Irvine, California and New York – (work wireRazer™, the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers, in partnership with Verizon today unveiled the Razer Edge 5G, the ultimate 5G portable gaming device during a dedicated keynote speech at RazerCon 2022. This groundbreaking collaboration will commercialize the world’s first console Portable 5G Dedicated – Equipped with the world’s most advanced display for any handheld gaming, powered by the latest Snapdragon® G3x Gen 1 gaming platform, running on Verizon 5G Ultra Wideband, and specifically engineered to deliver the best gaming performance on the go.
“The core concept of every product we roll out always boils down to one thing, and that is ‘Gamers. by Gamers. said Richard Hashem, president of mobile and console division at Razer. “With Razer Edge, we’ve created the ultimate in handheld gaming platform. Together with Verizon and Qualcomm, we’ve designed the Razer Edge 5G to be a true gaming device, able to support players’ full catalogs of AAA games or allow them to stream endlessly on the internet, with Taking the gaming experience on the go with virtually zero latency.”
Play anywhere and everywhere
No longer obscured by wires or older generation Wi-Fi, the Razer Edge 5G features highly advanced 5G Ultra Wideband connectivity, giving gamers the option to get off the couch and experience true mobile gaming on the go. 5G Ultra Broadband from Verizon is like having the power and performance of the best broadband home network in your pocket. Gamers no longer need to connect to their home network or endlessly search for a reliable Wi-Fi hotspot on the go.
said Brian Higgins, senior vice president, Device and Consumer Product Marketing, Verizon. “In other words, you’ll soon be able to beat the competition, all while giving your favorite gaming chair some rest throughout the day.”
Thousands of games on one device
From day one, the Razer Edge 5G will have thousands of AAA games compatible with the device, whether it’s native Android games or pre-installed launchers like Epic Games (Fortnite and Rocket League Sideswipe), and cloud streaming services like Xbox Cloud Gaming (Beta) and Nvidia GeForce Now, or Remote Play options that provide full access to PC libraries such as Steam Link, Moonlight, Parsec and Xbox. With unlimited access to gaming catalogs on the go, Razer Edge 5G delivers premium quality without sacrificing remote access or content availability.
“Our mission is to make games available to more gamers around the world, whether those are already in the Xbox community or anyone who wants to play Xbox for the first time,” said Kathryn Gloukstein, Vice President of Xbox Cloud Gaming at Microsoft. “Working with hardware partners like Razer to include Xbox Cloud Gaming on new portable gaming devices opens up entirely new possibilities for gamers to experience Xbox on the go.”
Razer Edge delivers uncompromising performance and precision starting with the display. The 6.8-inch AMOLED™ touchscreen pushes a refresh rate of up to 144Hz with a resolution of 2400 x 1080 FHD+, delivering 87% more pixels than competitive offerings. AMOLED technology delivers better color contrast with deeper blacks, faster response times, lower temperature performance, and a virtually unlimited viewing angle, all while consuming less power than typical LCD screens. AAA games bring their full potential at home or on the go with this best-in-class monitor. Steam Link users can enjoy gaming at 144Hz on the Razer Edge, taking full advantage of both the Quick View and Valve’s extensive catalog of games.
Controller Quality Control
Whether you’re playing a touch game or using the all-touch controls on the Razer Edge 5G, gamers will be in absolute control. The Razer Edge 5G comes bundled with the new Razer Kishi V2 Pro, which features all the award-winning technology, customization options and features of the Kishi V2 portable console, with two add-ons: advanced Razer HyperSense, touch feedback, and a 3.5mm audio port. Precise switches in the face buttons and D-pad provide tactical response and instant operation for true console-quality controls on a mobile gaming platform.
The ultimate gaming hardware
Built with gaming in mind with every component, the Razer Edge 5G is designed to be the ultimate in handheld gaming hardware. Starting with the platform, the Snapdragon G3x Gen 1 gaming platform is built from the ground up to deliver superior Android gaming performance. The Snapdragon G3x features a 3 Hz octa-core Kryo CPU and Adreno GPU designed for maximum graphics and industry-leading performance per watt, so gamers never have to compromise on power for performance in long gaming sessions. Early benchmark testing shows that the Snapdragon G3x Gen 1 performs 2-3x speeds for standard mobile platforms such as the Snapdragon 720G. The AMOLED display is simultaneously optimized for power efficiency, resulting in long hours of gaming on a 5,000mAh battery.
The Razer Edge 5G will be launched in January 2023 exclusively by Verizon, and will bring a revolutionary new era of 5G mobile gaming. Players can experience it first-hand and in person, with hands-on training at Razer Booth at CES 2023.
About RAZER EDGE 5G
Platform: Snapdragon G3x Gen 1 gaming platform
Operating System: Android 12
Screen: 6.8 inch FHD + 2400 x 1080 AMOLED 144Hz
Memory: 8 GB LPDDR5
Battery: 5000 mAh
Connectivity: Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, Sub 6, mm Wave Verizon 5G
Weight: 263.8g, 400.8g with controller
Audio: Two-way speakers with Verizon Adaptive Sound, 2 digital microphones
Storage: 128 GB
Dimensions: 259.7 x 84.5 x 10.83 mm
Availability: In January 2023, Razer Edge 5G will be available exclusively from Verizon, and Razer Edge Wi-Fi will be available exclusively on Razer.com and RazerStore.
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Razer™ is the world’s leading lifestyle brand for gamers.
Razer’s signature three-headed python is one of the most recognizable logos in the global gaming and esports communities. With a fan base that spans every continent, the company has designed and built the world’s largest gamer-focused hardware, software, and services ecosystem.
Razer’s award-winning hardware includes high-performance gaming peripherals and Blade gaming laptops.
The Razer software platform, with more than 200 million users, includes Razer Synapse (an Internet of Things platform), Razer Chroma RGB (a proprietary RGB lighting system that supports thousands of devices and hundreds of games/apps), and Razer Cortex (a game enhancer and launcher).
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Founded in 2005, Razer is headquartered in Irvine (California) and Singapore, and regional headquarters in Hamburg and Shanghai. Razer has 19 offices worldwide and is known as a leading brand for gamers in the US, Europe and China.
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