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Razer Phone w/ 120Hz screen, SD835, 8GB RAM, and QC 4.0+ now official!

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Razer, the gaming-focused company, has officially unleashed their own smartphone, the beastly looking Razer Phone w/ a gaming ready screen and stunning specs.
Razer Phone w/ 120Hz screen, SD835, 8GB RAM, and QC 4.0+ now official!
Razer Phone!

Design-wise, the resemblance from the boxy Nextbit Robin was very evident. In case you missed it, Razer has acquired Nextbit last January which enabled them to make their first smartphone.
Razer logo behind
Razer logo behind

Specs wise, the Razer Phone is simply designed for gaming. It is crafted out of all-aluminum CNC chassis to give it a solid overall fell. In front, the handset highlights a 5.7-inch IGZO 1440p LCD w/ wide color gamut and 120Hz refresh rate.
Ergonomically designed for gaming?
Ergonomically designed for gaming?

It didn't follow the bezel-less trend as bezels are still needed for better gaming ergonomics. In addition, Razer was able to maximize the use of those top and bottom bezels by putting two front-facing stereo speakers w/ its own amp on each speaker. Moreover, it was certified by THX audio and has Dolby Atmos surround sound tech!

However, there's no 3.5 mm headphone jack, although you do get a USB Type-C to headphone adapter in the box to use the phone's 24-bit ready DAC for your HiFi audio needs on the go.

Inside, it is a beast! The Razer Phone is powered by Qualcomm's trusty 64-bit Snapdragon 835 chipset paired w/ Adreno 540 GPU. Razer has also collaborated w/ Qualcomm to make the phone have an adaptive refresh technology that syncs the GPU and the display to ensure that there's no lag at all, the UltraMotion.

It also whopping 8GB RAM, 64GB expandable storage, and large 4,000mAh battery w/ Quick Charge 4.0+ technology.

On the camera part, the handset boasts a 12MP f/1.75 + 13MP f/2.6 zoom dual camera setup behind and an 8MP f/2.0 wide camera for selfies.

There's a fingerprint scanner on the power button on the side, WiFi, 4G LTE, GPS, and A-GPS as well.

The handset comes w/ Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS out of the box, but it will be updated to Oreo Q1 next year. It measures at 158.5 x 77.7 x 8 mm and weighs 197g.


Razer Phone Specs

Display: 5.7-inch QHD IGZO 2560 x 1440 resolution w/ 120 Hz refresh rate, WCG, and Gorilla Glass 3 protection at 515 ppi
CPU: 64-bit Snapdragon 835 octa-core processor
GPU: Adreno 540 w/ UltraMotion
RAM: 8GB
ROM: 64GB UFS expandable storage via microSD card slot up to 2TB
Main Camera: 12MP f/1.75 wide angle + 13MP f/2.6 2x optical zoom w/ Dual PDAF and dual tone LED flash
Selfie Camera: 8MP f/2.0 wide angle
Battery: 4,000mAh w/ Quick Charge 4.0+
OS: Android 7.1.1 Nougat
Connectivity: WiFi, 3G, LTE, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, dual SIM (hybrid)
Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Others: Fingerprint sensor, Stereo speakers w/ dual amplifiers, THX certified 24-bit DAC, Dolby Atmos
Dimensions: 158.5 x 77.7 x 8 mm
Weight: 197 g
Price: TBC

The Razer phone is priced at USD 699 which translates to around PHP 35K. Not bad for a gaming phone!

Source: Razer
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