Razer @ CES 2012: A Dalliance with the Project Fiona Concept PC Gaming Tablet
The VR-Zone team @ Las Vegas had the exclusive opportunity of a back room hands-on session with Best of CES 2012 winner 'Project Fiona' Concept Gaming Tablet and to interview Razer's enigmatic CEO Min-Liang Tan. Also on display were the Blade Gaming Laptop and other new peripherals like the Naga Hex and SWTOR licensed devices.
Razer's Booth @ CES 2012 Las Vegas Convention Centre North Hall
'Project Fiona' Concept PC Gaming Tablet inside a transparent case – kept away from the hands of the unwashed masses
The dual nunchucks controllers caused quite a stir when it was unveiled to the public – but we shall testify later on that it works rather well
Many demostration units of the Razer Blade 17-inch "World's first true gaming laptop" were available for freeplay
All the niggling issues of the SwitchBlade UI has been ironed out, and the Blade will be shipping soon to American markets
The new Razer Naga Hex gaming mouse designed for MMORPG gamers – with a more optimized and ergonomic shape and less buttons to accidentally actuate than the original Naga
The Naga Hex still uses the dreadful Philips Twin-Eye hybrid sensor (Z-Axis issues) that Razer seems fond of using in their new 4G labelled products.
Star Wars: The Old Republic Keyboard – which has their innovative SwitchBlade UI keys where the numpad usually resides
SWTOR Mouse and Mousepad
….also uses the Philips Twin-Eye sensor – but like the Razer Mamba the cord can be detached to be turned into a wireless mouse
The new Synapse 2.0 cloud gaming profiles synchronization software