Razer Unveils Base and Pro Version of its Gaming Tablet Now Called “Edge”
The gaming tablet from Razer known as “Project Fiona” received a name change in the first day of CES 2013, and is now being called “Edge.” Also, Razer spilled the inside guts of Edge, giving us technical specifications and pricing for the base and pro versions.
Razer’s base version of Edge will retail for $1000. Edge runs on Windows 8, including a 10.1-inch touchscreen, Intel Core i5 chip, NVIDIA GT 640M GPU, 4GB of RAM, and a 64GB solid state drive. The Pro model will retail for $300 more at $1300. The extra $300 buys you a faster Core i7 chip, 8GB of RAM and 128 to 256GB solid state drive.
Both versions will feature a front-facing high-definition 2MP camera, and will release sometime in the first quarter of the year. Razer also announced a set of various peripherals for Edge, which will be available at launch. There’s the Gamepad controller, which is also an optional feature, retailing at $250. Other peripherals include a keyboard dock ($200), docking station ($100), extended battery pack ($50), and a 65-watt power adapter ($50).