Razer Wins the Best of CES Award at 2011 International CES for Mobile PC Gaming Concept

Razer today announced it won a “Best of CES” award for its Razer Switchblade, mobile PC gaming concept in the People’s Voice Category. Produced and judged by editors from CNET, the winners of the “Best of CES” awards were announced Saturday, January 8, at the 2011 CES in Las Vegas.

Selected by CNET’s unbiased expert editors, winners are recognized as having the hottest products in their respective technology categories for their unmatched innovation and creativity, and their ability to excite consumers and help them explore a world gone digital. CNET editors reviewed hundreds of entries, as well as scoured the 2011 CES show floor for products to consider for the prestigious award.

The twelve categories include Car Tech, Design, Digital Imaging, Gaming, Home Theater, PCs and Laptops, Prototype, Smartphones, Software/services/apps, Storage and networking, Tablets, and TVs. In addition there were awards given for the Best in Show product and People’s Voice, given by the hundreds of online viewers who cast their vote.

Videos of the winners and finalist products can be found at http://www.cnet.com/ces.

The Razer Switchblade Concept is a breakthrough portable gaming device model that allows gamers to play on the go without giving up the precision and control ordinarily possible on a desktop gaming system. Integrating a multi-touch seven-inch screen and an innovative tactile dynamic keyboard, the Razer Switchblade Concept delivers the full desktop experience in a netbook sized solution.

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“This is invaluable to us because we realize how big of a community we have and how many people look forward to this product,” said Robert “RazerGuy” Krakoff, President, Razer. “It’s really great to have won People’s Voice award for such an innovative product that is still in its concept stages.”

“Each year, CNET editors spend hundreds of hours on the show floor to find the hottest technologies that will drive industry trends for the coming year and beyond,” said Scott Ard, Editor in Chief of CNET. “Razer Switchblade was chosen from thousands of products at the show, and demonstrates the innovation to be honored with one of our ‘Best of CES’ award.”

About the Razer Group

Razer is more than just the world’s leading brand in high-end precision gaming products, perpetually defining the gaming and technology space. Founded in 1998 in Carlsbad, California, Razer is driven by the ceaseless pursuit for absolute precision and high usability in a distinctive, aesthetic design that will give gamers the edge they demand. With labs and offices in seven cities around the world, Razer dedicates user interface research and development to bring cutting-edge technology to each and every product. We live by our motto: For Gamers. By Gamers.

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