Razer has announced the Edge 5G, the world’s first dedicated 5G handheld console (eSIM). It is an independent smartphone-like gadget that is complemented by the Razer Kishi V2 Pro controller.

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The Razer Edge is equipped with the latest Snapdragon G3x Gen 1 gaming platform and supports all modern cloud gaming services, including Xbox Cloud Gaming (Beta) and Nvidia GeForce Now. The Epic Games Store and Steam Link will also come pre-installed. The console itself runs on Android and supports native games for this OS.

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The powerful Razer Edge 5G chip is paired with 8GB LPDDR5 RAM and 128GB UFS 3.1 storage, expandable with microSD cards up to 2TB. The screen is 6.8-inch with an AMOLED matrix, a resolution of 2400 × 1080 pixels and a refresh rate of 144 Hz.

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The device is also equipped with a 5 MP front camera, 2-way speakers with 2 digital microphones and THX Spatial Audio. Battery – 5,000 mAh. Bluetooth 5.2 and Wi-Fi 6E are supported.

The cost of the 5G version hasn’t been revealed yet, but the Wi-Fi-only variant will cost $400.


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