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The computer company known for making products for gamers is taking a shot at the mobile tech world.
“ Razer today unveiled the Razer Phone, an Android smartphone with groundbreaking audiovisual technologies and processing muscle that takes personal entertainment to the next level.
The first device from Razer’s mobile division, the Razer Phone comes with a phenomenal display, cinematic audio and enough power to last a user all day, all in the palm of his or her hand. “ - Razer
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
- 8GB of Dual Channel RAM
- External MicroSD Slot
- Stereo Front Facing Speakers w/ Dual AMPs
- 4000 mAh Battery
- Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+
- 120 Hz refresh rate
- Partnerships with Game Devs like Square Enix and Namco to bring games like Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition and Tekken.
- No Wireless Charging
- No Headphone Jack
- Launches With Android 7.1.1 Nougat
- Appears to be no waterproofing / Water resistance
- Whether or not the cameras are any good
- How efficient they will be handling OS Updates
The thought of getting my hands on a Razer branded smartphone has me excited. While the excitement is there, I do have my reservations. First off the price, the MSRP in the United States is $699.99. That is the price of your typical flagship smartphone from year to year, but I feel like Razer should have been Bolder and started at $549 - $599. While this devices does have killer features like 120Hz refresh rate and 4000mAh battery, you can pick up a Samsung S8 or 8+ for around the same price. Plus with the 8 or 8+ you will get streamlined features like Wireless Charging, Headphone Jack, and waterproofing. In all honesty I’m conflicted; the gamer in me is screaming get this phone while the other half is saying hold off.
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