Razer launches Cutting Edge Mobile Gaming Phone
On Wednesday break the news that its new Razer Phone. A handset that clearly targets gamers. It boasts the world’s first 120 Hz Ultramotion display, which has the potential to deliver fast refresh rates and provide the smoothest graphics available on a mobile smartphone.
“It is common that I am obsessed with my smartphones. I play a lot of games on them, and they are my go to for streaming content”
Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan.
Razer Gaming phone specifications
Powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 mobile platform. The Razer Phone features 8 GB of RAM. Its thermal design reduces throttling to maximize the handset’s power and performance. Also comes loaded with Google’s Android Nougat but will support Android Oreo when the new OS comes out in the spring of next year. It also comes with Nova Launcher Prime with Google Assistant integration. It is selfie-ready, with dual rear 12-MB cameras.
As we know gamers are its target markets. Razer Phone further offers a 5.72-inch, Quad HD IGZO LCD display, as well as a front-firing Dolby Atmos technology-powered speaker with dual amplifiers. It has a THX-certified USB-C adapter with a 24-bit digital audio converter for use with audiophile-grade headphones.
The Razer Phone gets enough power from its 4,000 mAh battery to last longer, while providing crystal clear graphics and cinematic level audio, the company said. Further, it can enable Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+ for rapid charging so users can get back in the action.
The Razer Phone, which features the company’s iconic triple-headed snake logo, is now available for pre-order at a recommended retail price of US$699.99.
Razer partnered with multiple gaming companies, including Tencent and Square Enix. To develop content that will take advantage of what the hardware has to offer.
Among the announced titles for the Razer Phone are Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition from Square Enix, Gear.Club from Eden Games, Tekken from Bandai Namco, and World of Tanks Blitz from Wargaming Group Limited.
In the meantime, Razer will need to pull out all stops to be successful.