Razer Smartphone: 5 Gaming Features You Should Know About

Razer Smartphone: 5 Gaming Features You Should Know About

Razer Smartphone: 5 Gaming Features You Should Know About

And the gaming peripheral company designed a phone that makes the focus on gaming quite readily apparent.

Razer has now announced its debut smartphone, the descriptively titled Razer Phone. "A 5.72" IGZO LCD touchscreen with a 1,440 x 2,560 resolution, Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, 8GB dual channel (LPDDR4, 1866 MHz) RAM, and a 4000 mAh lithium-ion battery for up to 7 hours of gaming are all highlights of this device. "We have wanted to make a phone with gaming-level tech for years, and the Razer Phone delivers in every way we imagined".

So far, Razer is working with Square Enix, Madfinger, Bandai Namco, Nexon, and more to optimise their games for the Razer Phone. Razer has swapped the Robin's bright blue-and-white plastic shell for a matte black aluminium one.

The Razer Phone is available for pre-order now and ships on November 17.

The company claims that users can spend all-day watching films in HD - or fly from London to San Francisco - and not be interrupted by a dead battery. It doesn't have the exclusive gaming specifications that it marketed itself on.

Local pricing and availability are now unavailable, but Razer is expected to release more details following the phone's initial launch.

The Razer Phone is powered by Dolby Atmos technology to provide "true cinematic audio" via front speakers with dual dedicated amplifiers.

The new device has a UltraMotion display with a refresh rate that is double most other smartphones.

Two or three days after we found the GFXbench posting, the Razer Phone is now seen in a spilled picture.

The Razer Phone is not yet available for purchase, but you can sign up to "be in the know" at the source link below.

The Razer Phone will be the first smartphone with a 120 Hz refresh rate display, meaning it can effectively produce 120 frames-per-second; for reference, most phone screens are 60 Hz displays.

The Razer smartphone has a dual rear camera setup with 12 megapixel wide angle lens combined with another 12 megapixel 2x optical zoom lens. If you listened through headphones you should expect "audiophile-quality sound", due to the THX-certified USB-C audio adapter with a 24-bit digital audio convertor (DAC).

"Right now there's one phone design", Tom Moss Senior Vice President of Mobile at Razer told Gizmodo. The focus of the phone is in gaming, so it is ensured that even if users play the high-end game the phone runs efficiently.

But all of this is just conjecture until we get our hands on it. The phone is priced at $700 in the U.S., £700 in the United Kingdom, and €750 in Europe.

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