$100 Razor Forge TV Android Game Console Runs Android TV on Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 Processor

Some Android games console are getting quite powerful, after the Tegra K1 based OBox, Razor Forge TV is an Android game console powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor, and instead of running Android 4.4 or 5.0 for tablets, it’s running Android TV, and a separate app called Razer Cortex Stream will even let you play PC games on the console,  possible the same way Nvidia demonstrated at CES 2013.

Razor_Forge_TVRazor Forge TV specifications:

  • SoC – Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 quad core Krait 450 CPU @ 2.5GHz per with Adreno 420 GPU
  • System Memory –  2GB RAM
  • Storage – 16GB
  • Video Ouput – HDMI 1.4 output
  • Connectivity –  Gigabit Ethernet, Wireless 802.11ac 2X2, Bluetooth 4.1 + HS
  • USB – 1x USB 3.0 port
  • Power – N/A
  • Dimensions –  105mm X 105mm X 17mm

The console supports up to 4 wireless game controllers, as well as voice search via a mobile app. You can also use the device to stream music, movies, and other content from YouTube, Google Play, Hulu Plus, Netflix, etc.. since it runs Android TV. It can stream games via Cortex Stream., but it also supports Google Cast to stream media files from other Android devices.

Brad Linder (Liliputing) had a try at CES 2015.

The game console will sells for a low $100 in Q1 2015, but you’ll probably want to add a least a Serval Bluetooth game controller, which will bring the total price to $150. Serval game controllers can also be purchased separately for a not-so-cheap $80, and the company’s Razer Turret wireless keyboard and mouse combo sells for $130. Cortex Stream (beta) app for PC gaming on the device will be available in Q2 2015 for $40.

Razor Turret Keyboard and Mouse
Razor Turret Keyboard and Mouse

For more details, visit Razer Forge TV product page.

Via Liliputing

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I want one, but without the expensive accessories.

onebir
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@Gabe $130 wireless keyboard + mouse! :p

Gaming aside, this seems to have the specs for a decent tv-box/NAS combo if it gets some suitable flavour of linux…

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Looks like it’s time to sell all my other TV-BOXes… At this price, it’s hard to justify any of the Chinese boxes.

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The D-Pad on those controllers are horrible.

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[…] Razor Forge TV was first unveiled at CES 2015, and on paper at least looks like a great Android TV console for $100 with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor, 2GB RAM, and 16GB flash. The gaming console can now be pre-ordered in the US for $99.99, although most people might want to get the bundle with the wireless controller for $149.99. […]