Razer announces its first Razer Phone for gamers

Bill Rogers
November 3, 2017

Razer has just launched the Razer Phone, which it says is "an Android smartphone with groundbreaking audiovisual technologies and processing muscle that takes personal entertainment to the next level". Razer has effectively prodded to dispatch its first ever cell phone on November first.

The Razer Phone ensures the ultimate viewing and gaming experience with the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform and a massive 8 GB of RAM. Earlier yesterday, we had received the phone being listed ahead of its launch and the device has now officially been launched.

Razer Phone makes for an interesting choice in the high-end phone segment given its high-end performance to support gaming while still offering nearly all that one would expect of a flagship phone.

"The future of gaming is rapidly expanding to mobile devices, and both Razer and Tencent are at the forefront of fast-tracking development", said Vincent Gao, global marketing director at Tencent Games.

The Razer Phone will set you back £699 in the United Kingdom and will only be available on the Three Network at launch, November 17. With all these intense determinations, the gadget is upheld by a 4,000mAh battery, which likewise bolsters Quick Charge 4.0 quick charging innovation. The company said games will be optimized for the device, pointing to some even running at 120 frames per second.

Min-Liang Tan, the CEO of Razer, announced the new Razer Phone.

The display will be paired with two front-facing Dolby Atmos stereo-speakers with dual dedicated amplifiers and an audio adapter with a THX certified DAC.

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This high refresh rate is a technology Razer uses in its gaming laptops, and is now making its way into a mobile device.

The Razer Phone has been priced at $699 (roughly Rs. 45,000) and will be going on sale later this month.

There are a pair of 12-megapixel cameras on the back, an 8-megapixel camera front-facing camera on the other side, a fingerprint reader on the right side of the phone and volume buttons are situated on the left.

While 120Hz displays do exist on phones such as the Sharp Aquos, a vast majority of them are locked at 60Hz screen output, which doesn't offer adequate refresh rates for high-end gaming.

The Razer Phone is a stout, wide phone that feels radically different in my hands, which have grown accustomed to the longer, skinnier 2:1 screen aspect ratio that's trendy in flagships this year.

The phone will be priced at $699.99 in the United States, and preorders begin on November 1.

The Razer Phone is presently coincidentally recorded by a partner site of the Three UK.

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