Razer – a brand popular among gamers, has globally announced its first ever Android-powered smartphone. It goes by the name Razer Phone and features some mind-blowing specs that were unheard of in a smartphone, until now.
The Singapore company has labelled the device as the “Smartphone for Gamers” and powers the specs that will excite the hardcore gaming audience. The Razer Phone looks nothing like these days magnificently design smartphone, but its innard makes it one of its kind, A Beast!
Razer Phone Specifications
|Display||5.7-Inch, 1440 x 2560 px LCD display LCD IGZO display|
|Processor||Snapdragon 835 processor; Adreno 540 GPU|
|Internal Storage||64GB (microSD card supported, up to1TB expandable)|
|Primary Camera8||12MP+12MP wide angle lens and telephoto sensor|
|Secondary Camera||8MP sensor with f/2.0 aperture|
|Battery||4000 mAh with Qualcomm’s QuickCharge 4.0+ tech|
|Others||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, 4G, and 3G, and fingerprint sensor|
|Availability||Launched in the US|
|Price||$699 (roughly Rs. 45,000)|
5 Things that We learned About Razer Phone
High-quality IGZO display that is seen on Razer gaming laptops is being used in its first smartphone as well. Razer phone features a high-quality 5.7-inch LCD display with 1440 x 2560 px resolution and wide color gamut. The intriguing part of this display is that it features UltraMotion technology that delivers a refresh rate of 120Hz, which is twice what you see on most other smartphones.
Mightly Powerful Hardware
The Razer Phone is powered Qualcomm’s most powerful Snapdragon 835 processor which is backed by 8GB RAM. Being a gaming-centric manufacturer, Razer is offering 64GB of internal storage to store all your games and apps, if in case that’s not enough, it comes supports up to 1TB microSD card to keep all your media like photo, video and music content.
The “Gaming Smartphone” draws juice from its huge 4000mAh battery, which will ensure that you enjoy uninterrupted gaming for long hours. Furthermore, the Razer Phone will be the first smartphone to feature Qualcomm’s QuickCharge 4.0+ technology.
The front-bezels of the Razer Phone accommodates massive stereo speakers. The speakers powered are powered Dolby ATMOS support, which will ensure that your gaming experience on the smartphone is enriching. The audio output through the speakers is loud, crisp and fairly clear.
The Power of Two
Razer Phone will feature a dual-camera setup at the back. It features a pair of 12MP sensors with one being wide angle lens with f/1.8 aperture and it is complemented by a telephoto with f/2.6 aperture. Upfront, it has an 8MP selfie sensor with f/2.0 aperture.
Preloaded Nova Launcher
The UI on Razer smartphone is close to stock Android Nougat 7.1.1. The phone will get Android Oreo update by the first-quarter of next year, as claimed by the company. Having said that, you can experience some of Android Oreo features with the pre-installed prime version of Nova Launcher.