The Razer Edge release date at CES 2023 shows that the hardware manufacturer’s next foray into the cloud gaming market is coming soon. You won’t have to wait long for the company’s mobile launch, as it will launch on January 26th.
Described by the brand as the “best Android mobile games”, the Razer Edge is released in three variants. Basic Wi-Fi starts at $399.99, the Founders Edition comes in at $499.99, and the 5G version retails for $599.99. The new mobile device is set to launch in the US only at the time of writing, with no confirmed details regarding the international release date yet.
Under the hood, Razer’s next streaming device seems to be perfect for Xbox Game Pass And for those who are looking for a proper and tailored Android gaming experience. That’s because the Razer Edge is running the Qualcomm Snapdragon G3x Gen 1, one of the most powerful mobile CPUs on the market to date.
Screen-wise, you’re looking at a FHD+ (2400 x 1080), 6.8-inch AMOLED 144Hz display with 8GB of RAM. It’s certainly no slouch in the hardware department. However, unlike steam surfaceRazer Edge does not feature the ability to play PC games natively. Whether this module can be stacked as one of the The best Android tablets It remains to be seen. Basically, this is a tablet Razer KishiStyle controllers built into each side.
Some interesting additions to this entry into cloud gaming instantly separate it from its competitors, such as Logitech G Cloud. Inclusions like HyperSense haptic feedback, active cooling, and built-in stereo microphones are features you don’t usually see on mobile devices. Of course, this is far from Razer’s first venture into the Android gaming space, as we saw impressive results a few years ago with Razer phone And Razer phone.
Arguably the biggest strength of the Razer Edge is its 5G compatibility. While you certainly pay a premium for calling service, having a good data plan can mean you can stream files The best Xbox Game Pass games Wherever you are without having to rely on your phone. With controls built in, and the most respectable hardware at the helm, there’s a strong possibility that this is the best Xbox Game Pass handheld yet.
We’ll have future coverage on the Razer Edge once we get our hands on the unit itself.
Is the Razer Edge really the Razer Phone 3?
Despite being an Android device, the Razer Edge is not part of the Razer Phone lineup. It will not make phone calls or act as a phone in any capacity. According to sources like Mothership, the Razer Phone has been discontinued, and future plans for a sequel in 2019 were abandoned when layoffs hit the company.