Razer unveils Edge gaming tablet

Razer-Edge

The famous US PC peripherals maker Razer has unveiled a new company product – the powerful Razer Edge gaming tablet, which runs Windows 8 right out of the box.

The gaming tablet comes equipped with an Intel Core i5 Ivy Bridge processor and sports an NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M graphics card with 1 GB of GDDR5 memory. In addition to all this hardware the tablet comes with a 10.1-inch IPS display, 4 GB of DDR3 memory, 64 GB of SSD storage, a front 2 MP camera, Wi-Fi 802.11n, Bluetooth 4.0, integrated speakers, USB 3.0 support and an audio in/out jack.

In case you think this hardware isn’t fast enough for you Razer has an updated version of the tablet that goes by the name of Razer Edge Pro. This version comes with a more powerful Core i7 processor, 8 GB of memory and a 256 GB SSD – all other tech specs remain the same though.

In addition the Razer Edge comes with some accessories – there is a gamepad that accompanies the tablet and offers analog sticks and additional gaming keys with backlight, a keyboard with more keys, a docking station with three USB 2.0 ports, a 3.5 mm audio jack and HDMI, a more powerful battery and finally a 65-watt power supply unit.

As to pricing the basic version of the Razer Edge will sell for USD 999, the Pro version will cost USD 1299, while the gamepad will cost USD 250, the keyboard – USD 200, the docking station – USD 100, the enhanced battery – USD 50 and the power supply unit – USD 50.

The Razer Edge should be available for purchase in Q1 2013.


Source: Razer

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