Qualcomm Partners with Razer and Verizon to Introduce the Ultimate 5G Handheld Gaming Device powered by Snapdragon G3x

Via Qualcomm News Room

Oct 15, 2022


Razer Edge 5G is the world’s first device to be powered by the new cutting-edge Snapdragon® G3x Gen 1 Gaming Platform.

The device brings next-generation handheld gaming to players’ hands with premium performance, robust connectivity with Verizon 5G mmWave and Qualcomm® FastConnect™ 6900 mobile connectivty system, low-latency audio for lag-free gaming with Snapdragon Sound™ technology suite and the full arsenal of Snapdragon Elite Gaming™ technologies.

Announced by Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan during RazerCon, the device delivers thousands of AAA games to players virtually anywhere and will be available early 2023.

Today, Razer unveiled the highly anticipated Razer Edge 5G designed in collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and Verizon. This groundbreaking collaboration introduces the world’s first dedicated 5G handheld gaming device, equipped with the latest processing power from the Snapdragon G3x and Razer’s industry-leading gaming hardware. Designed with gamers in mind throughout every element, the device features:

Premier Hardware: The Razer Edge is engineered to be the ultimate handheld gaming hardware and at the heart of this is Snapdragon G3x Gen 1. The platform is built from the ground up to deliver industry-leading graphics and performance per watt, so gamers will never have to compromise in long gaming sessions. Snapdragon Elite Gaming unlocks smooth interactions, blazing-fast response, and ultra-realistic graphics with cinematic detail. The AMOLED display is optimized for efficiency, leading to hours of gaming on the 5000mAh capacity battery. Game Virtually Anywhere: No longer held back by cords, the Razer Edge offers robust connectivity that features best-in-class antennas giving gamers the option to experience near-zero latency gaming with Verizon 5G mmWave while out and about or crisp Wi-Fi 6E connections at home with FastConnect 6900. Bringing blazing fast speeds and ultra-low sustained latency, FastConnect 6900 is the premium Wi-Fi and Bluetooth platform to deliver the ultimate edge.

Unlimited Play Across Platforms: From the get-go, Razer Edge will have thousands of AAA games compatible with the device, whether it be native Android games and pre-installed launchers like Epic Games, cloud streaming services like Xbox Game Pass or remote play options offering full access to PC libraries.

“In collaboration with Razer and Verizon, we are paving the way for a powerful new category of gaming devices,” said Micah Knapp, senior director of product management, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. “Uniting our unparalleled technologies with Razer’s award-winning hardware has resulted in a revolutionary device that we’re proud to break new ground for next generation of innovated gaming.”

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