Razor Forge TV SnapDragon 805 Android Game Console is up for Pre-order for $100

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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.

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Razor 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 2×2, Bluetooth 4.1 + HS
  • USB – 1x USB 3.0 port
  • Power – N/A
  • Dimensions –  105mm x 105mm x 17mm

The device will run Android TV 5.0 Lollipop, support up to four controllers, and be Google Cast Ready, meaning it can also be used like a ChromeCast. The product competes with the more powerful but more expensive Nvidia Shield Console featuriong Nvidia Tegra X1 and selling for $200.

You’ll find details on Razor Forge TV products page, but whatever country you live in, make sure you select “United States”, or you’ll be redirected to the home page of the local site. The $100 Forge TV will start shipping on April 29, while the bundle will ship on May 5, and if you order from Amazon you may have two wait a few more days, as shipping is scheduled for May 15.

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I don’t understand why the controller is so expensive compared to the console itself.

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It’s not clear if they will release it in Europe. If they don’t, it will be complicated to get it at decent price due to custom fees probably.