Razer has officially unveiled its own smartphone

03 November 2017
Information that Razer is preparing to release its own smartphone has been floating around the web for quite some time. However, the official confirmation has appeared only now, together with the announcement of the gamer Razer Phone.First of all, it should be noted that the gadget is intended, first and foremost, for gamers. One of its key features is UltraMotion technology, which allows for the smoothest graphics at 120 Hz. Of course, a smartphone designed for gaming, must get and powerful "iron". Indeed, the Razer Phone boasts an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor with Adreno 540 graphics, 8 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal memory, expandable with microSD cards. The smartphone also features a 5.72-inch IGZO display with a resolution of 1440 ? 2880 pixels (Quad HD +), protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3, stereo front speakers with Dolby Atmos technology, fingerprint scanner, as well as an 8-megapixel front and dual rear 12 megapixel camera. As for the battery, its capacity is 4000 mAh. A nice addition will be support for fast charging Qualcomm Quick Charge 4 +. The smartphone will support 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi (802.11ac), GPS, GLONASS, Bluetooth 4.2 and NFC. Unfortunately, there is no 3.5mm audio jack on the gadget. On the other hand, the smartphone boasts the presence of a USB Type-C port. Razer Phone will run Android 7.1.1 Nougat, but in the future will receive an update to Android 8.0 Oreo.At the same time, the gadget is quite bulky. Its dimensions are 158.5 x 77.7 x 8 mm, and its weight is 197 grams. On the other hand, such a device is comfortable to hold, especially during long online battles. The design will appeal to those who like strict, angular forms. But fans of the wide choice of colors will have to hope only for a wide range of colored cases - Razer Phone will be sold only in dark gray. On the back will be the logo of the company. However, in an unusual silver color. More traditional, acid green version will be available for customers Razer Phone Special Edition, which will be released later in the U.S., Canada and several Western European countries, in a limited edition of 1337 pieces. Sales will start on November 17 this year. In addition, a pre-order program has already been opened. The Razer Phone is priced at $699.99 in the U.S. and €749.99 for Europe.