71
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Score
71

A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.

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Razer Edge Pro review: can a tablet double as a gaming PC?

Summary

Modular accessories and a dedicated GPU make the Razer Edge an intriguing PC gaming tablet, but weak battery life and usability hiccups leave us inclined to wait for a second-gen model.

Pros
  • Excellent build qualityFast and powerfulGreat modular accessories
Cons
  • ExpensivePoor battery lifeConsole experience falls flat
Razer Edge Pro review: can a tablet double as a gaming PC?

Portable gaming isn't what it once was. Sure, you can still snag a handheld device from Sony or Nintendo, but today's video game industry is far more diverse. Gamers on the go have no shortage of hardware to pick from: tablets, smartphones, gaming laptops and purpose-built handhelds are redefining what a mobile gaming platform is. Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan must have felt the winds of change blowing his way when he cooked up Project Fiona, now known as the Razer Edge. The company's marketing material frames the curious device as an all-in-one gaming arsenal; it's a tablet, says the product page, as well as a PC and console. Above all, it's modular, a souped-up tablet with a small collection of docks and cradles designed to scratch your gaming itch from all angles. All told, Razer calls it the most powerful tablet in the world. Kitted out with the specs of a mid-range gaming laptop, it may very well be that -- but we couldn't let the proclamation pass without giving it the once-over ourselves.

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Scores

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71
 

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Breakdown

Speed and features
7.8
Noise
5.3
Display
7.4
Durability
8.5
Battery life
5.1
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Specs

Edge

Type
Tablet (Slate)
Bundled OS
Windows
Processor speed
1.7 GHz
System RAM
4 GB
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Specs

Edge

Type
Tablet (Slate)
Bundled OS
Windows
Processor speed
1.7 GHz
System RAM
4 GB
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