Razer announced the company’s flagship smartphone for the gamers, Razer Phone, a few months after it acquired Nexbit. The mobile sports a 5.72-inch Quad HD 120 Hz UltraMotion display to offer the smooth graphics and fastest refresh rates for a great gaming experience. The company says that the adaptive refresh technology matches the GPU and display to eliminate image tearing or any lag during efficient power usage.
The smartphone is powered by a combination of Snapdragon 835 and 8 GB RAM besides running on Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) out of the box. The OS can be upgraded later to Android during spring, 2018. It is packed with 12-megapixel cameras with, one with wide-angle (f/1.75 aperture) and the other with telephoto lens (f/2.6 aperture) for 2x zoom. The tech giant has also teamed up with Square Enix, Tencent and few others to optimise Android games to its 120 FPS screen.
The Razor phone features Dolby Atmos and stereo front-facing speakers besides packing 4000 mAh battery that is powered by Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+. There is no 3.5 mm audio jack, but you can use the USB-C port to plug in any earphones. The mobile looks stylish in its 8mm slim aluminium body.
Let us now have a detailed look at the specifications of the Razor Phone
Razor Phone specifications
The smartphone sports a 5.72-inch Quad HD IGZO LCD UltraMotion display at a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
It is powered by Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform with Adreno 540 GPU and runs on Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) out of the box. The OS can be upgraded later to Android Oreo.
The device comes with 8 GB LPDDR4 RAM and 64 GB internal storage that can be expanded to 2 TB using the microSD card.
It has 12MP camera with f/1.75 wide-angle lens and 12MP secondary camera with f/2.6 zoom lens, PDAF, dual-tone LED flash and 8MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture.
Connectivity and Sensors
The device is equipped with fingerprint sensor on board to provide an extra layer of security besides supporting 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS/ GLONASS, USB Type-C, NFC connectivity features.
Battery and Dimensions
The smartphone packs a massive 4000 mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+ and weighs 197 grams with 158.5 x 77.7 x 8 mm size measurements.
Price and availability
Razer Phone will be available at a price of US$699.99 (Rs. 45,160 approx.) / €749.99 (Rs. 56,350 approx.) / £699.99 (Rs. 59,940 approx.) in North America and Europe from November 17. The pre-orders of the smartphone has already begun.
The tech giant is also providing 1,337 units of Razer Phone Special Edition that sports the iconic Green triple-headed snake logo of Razer when compared to chrome triple-headed snake logo.
Our view on Razer Phone
If you are a gamer, then you must rejoice because the Razer phone has everything in store to give you the best gaming experience in an Android smartphone for the first time. Considering the history of the company, you must know that this is not just new device in the market and they are very serious about attracting the gamers. If you love games, do not even think twice, just go ahead and purchase the Razer Phone.
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