Razer Phone

Razer, a company that’s pretty well known for their gaming laptops and accessories, back in February the company announced that they had acquired the Nextbit, a smartphone maker who had launched Robin smartphone in many countries including India. After the acquisition, everyone was hoping Razer to announce a new smartphone that mainly focuses on the gaming. Now, fast forward today, they have announced Razer Phone, which is indeed a gamers phone.

The Razer Phone comes with a 5.72-inch Quad HD 120 Hz UltraMotion display, this is the first smartphone to offer such a high-frequency display. This makes the smartphone run smoother and best for graphics-intensive usage suitable for gaming. It is powered by Snapdragon 835 processor and is coupled with Adreno 540 GPU. It packs in a 8GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage, with microSD card support up to 2TB. The device is running on Android 7.1.1 Nougat. It is packed with a massive 4,000mAH battery with support for Quick Charge 4+. Also, the fingerprint scanner is embedded in the power button on the side, as we had seen on the Robin.  Razer PhoneIn the camera department, the Razer Phone is packing dual 12MP+13MP sensors, one with f/1.7 aperture and the other with f/2.6, PDAF, dual-tone LED flash. There is an 8MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture for selfies. The device comes with Stereo front-facing speakers with Dolby technology, Dual amplifiers. This smartphone doesn’t come with a 305mm audio jack, so they are packing a audio adapter with THX-certified DAC in the box. Other features include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS/ GLONASS, USB Type-C, NFC. Razer Phone

Pricing and availability

The Razer Phone is priced at $699.99 (INR 45,160 approx.) and will be available in North America and Europe from November 17th, pre-order has already started on official site. Razer is also offering 1,337 units of Razer Phone Special Edition with Razer’s iconic green triple-headed snake logo compared to chrome triple-headed snake logo.

Razer Phone Specs

  • 5.72-inch (2560×1440 pixels) Quad HD, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Octa-core Snapdragon 835 SoC, Adreno 540 GPU
  • 8GB RAM
  • 64GB internal storage, expandable up to 2TB with microSD
  • 12MP+13MP rear camera with f/1.75 wide-angle lens and f/2.6 zoom lens, PDAF, dual-tone LED flash
  • 8MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • Android 7.1.1 Nougat
  • 4000mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+
  • Fingerprint sensor, integrated with power button
  • Stereo front-facing speakers(Dolby), Dual amplifiers
  • No 3.5mm audio jack, Audio adapter with THX-certified DAC
  • 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS/ GLONASS, USB Type-C, NFC
  • Thickness: 8mm and Weight: 197g

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