After some rumors and leaks, Popular PC peripheral maker Razer is now in smartphone space. Their opening smartphone is oriented towards gamers and it is named as Razer Phone. With major gaming support, this phone’s display includes a refresh rate of 120Hz assuring zero lag or stuttering. It has this new ‘UltraMotion’ display as prime USP. Then, another gaming oriented feature is stereo front-facing speakers with dual amplifiers and THX certified DAC that stands over highest quality Snapdragon 835 processor. For optics, it has 12-megapixel dual cameras for augmented reality support.
This powerful device is backed by a suitably powerful battery of 4000mAh battery.
Priced at $699 (around Rs. 45,000), the phone will go on sale later this month in Three stores in the UK and EU as well as Microsoft Stores in the US. Company’s own stores in San Francisco will begin the sale on November 17.
A special edition will come with a Neon Green company logo on the back panel while the regular phone will have a black logo.
For other specifications, it comes with Qualcomm’s latest Quick Charge 4+ support, stereo facing front speakers, dual amplifiers, an audio adapter with THX certified DAC, and Dolby Atmos. There is Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box, with an upgrade to Android Oreo in Q1 2018 for future.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 paired with an 8GB of RAM that supports its fabulous 5.72-inch IGZO LCD UltraMotion display with QHD (1440×2560 pixels) screen resolution, a wide color gamut (WCG), a 120Hz refresh rate. Corning Gorilla Glass 3 assures its durability on the other hand.
This powerful gaming device has 64GB inbuilt storage with expandability to 2TB. Connectivity comes through Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, 4G, and 3G. It measures 158.5×77.7x8mm and weighs 197 grams. If you recall, Razer bought NextBit last year after the launch of Robin phone, and considering the Razer Phone looks a lot like the Robin, you can be sure that the Nextbit’s talent has been put to use.