Another Android TV Console – This One From A Company You Wouldn’t Expect

If you know anything about PC tech, then you probably know about a company named Razer. They have been around for a while producing things like Keyboards and Mice for your PC, obviously in the gaming department. I myself am a fan of their work. So i can truly say I’m looking forward to what they plan to do next.

Razer plans on starting to produce a new line of Android TV’s they call micro-console for now. Hopefully that won’t be the permanent name, knowing that they seem to come up with the most hardcore names. Recently the company has actually started to make their own actual PC’s. We are familiar with Alienware and their work. Razers gaming laptops are along the same lines as most Alienware laptops. As AndroidPolice called it “The Razer Edge laptops are basically Macbooks designed by Batman”.

The company puts a lot of work in many of their products and we can find comfort in knowing that the “micro-console” they plan on releasing will be at a “premium” standard. No one knows actual specs on hardware but we can assume they might go with NVIDIA.



When you think of Razer you don’t think “cheap”. They tend to make products that come at a price. So we may go above the common $100 for a TV console.

Razer™, a provider of connected entertainment devices and software “for gamers, by gamers,” announced today plans to create a Razer micro-console. The new device, powered by Android TV, will stream movies, music and other apps for large-screen entertainment with an emphasis on gaming.
Android TV is an entertainment interface that allows users to find and enjoy content on their televisions. The Razer micro-console can be navigated with a special mobile application that operates from any Android tablet or smartphone. Voice control is built into Android TV, leaving access to entertainment just a few words away.
Enhancing the gaming experience on Android devices is a key focus for Razer. Razer’s experience in designing high-performance gaming systems, controllers, keyboards and mice will contribute beneficially to the device development. Gaming-related software is also an area Razer knows well. With 9 million active users registered on its platform, the company offers a range of applications for communication, performance optimization, and device personalization.
”This is a console of the future,” says Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-founder and CEO. “Built on Google’s incredible Android TV platform, the Razer micro-console incorporates not only hardcore and casual gaming, but music, movies and other entertainment and social applications, all on an affordable system.”
The award-winning Razer design team is developing the Razer micro-console. This same team engineered thin and powerful PC systems, including the Razer Blade and Razer Blade Pro laptops, the Razer Edge gaming tablet and, most recently, the modular PC prototype Project Christine.
Razer previously demonstrated success blending hardware and software together with the Razer Nabu smartband, a 2014 “Best of CES” winning device. Over the past two years, Razer won a combined four official “Best of CES” awards at the International Consumer Electronics Show.
The Razer micro-console is scheduled to be released this fall.

— SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwired – Jun 25, 2014)
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