It's official: After months of teases, Razer will now make a gaming PC tablet. The company first showed off a hardware concept device at CES 2012 with the code name Project Fiona. However, Razer had not yet decided whether or not to go ahead with full production on the PC product.
Earlier this week, Razer's CEO Min-Liang Tan posted on his Facebook page saying that if his message received " .. 10,000 likes/shares in the next 7 days, we’ll work on making the concept a reality and launch the product." It took only a day to reach that level so Tan posted up another note on his page late on Friday saying, "Judging by the speed we hit 10k likes, it sounds like you want this. Next week we will start crowdsourcing questions on the Razer page."
Just to be sure, we contacted Tan to ask if "Project Fiona" will indeed use Windows 8 and he confirmed in a Twitter message that will be the case:
@jcalneowin Yes— Min-Liang Tan (@minliangtan) October 5, 2012
Tan indicated that Razer will be asking for suggestions on the final version of "Project Fiona" should be like from customers on the company's Facebook page , including "specs form factor, pricing, features etc." The concept design for "Project Fiona" that Razer showed off in January had an Intel i7 Core processor inside, along with two controllers on either side of the tablet. At the time, the company told us it hoped to sell a version of the tablet at a price lower than $1,000.
Source: Razer Facebook page | Image via Razer