Razer Formalizes Edge, Its Gaming Tablet

A year ago on CES in Las Vegas, Razer have announced their gaming tablet still in prototype stage and called Project Fiona. A year later, they have announced, finally (?) the marketing of this ambitious project.

With Edge, Razer offers a device that is in same time touch pad, PC and gaming console. One thing is certain, this will be the most powerful gaming tablet on the market. Formerly code-named Project Fiona, the Razer Edge will be sold this year in the United States and in the Asia/Pacific region. With a 10.1-inch IPS screen, the tablet boasts a resolution of 1366×768 pixels.

This tablet for gamers embark in its basic version, an Intel Core i5 third generation (Ivy Bridge) with a 1.7 GHz, graphic chipset NVIDIA GeForce GT640M LE equipped with 1 GB of DDR3. With a 64GB SSD and 4GB of DDR3 RAM, the tablet is equipped as standard with Windows 8. It is also available in a Pro version with a Core i7 at 1.9 GHz, GeForce GT 640M with LE 2GB DDR3, 8GB of DDR3 memory and an SSD of 128 or 256GB. In all cases, Razer offers Bluetooth 4.0, support USB 3.0, Wi-Fi i802.11b/g/n and battery 40 Wh.

It is interesting to note that the Razer Edge is sold naked at a rate that starts across the Atlantic for $999 for the base model and $1299 for the Pro version. And when we say naked, it means that Razer does not offer side sticks that converts Razer Edge into gaming tablet! These are sold separately at a price that makes you dazzle: 249.99 dollars. Razer also offers the rest of accessories such as a dock/keyboard dock.

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