Razer’s new phone is an absolute treat for mobile gamers. Razer, being a synonym of PC gaming acquired Nexbit a while ago to enter a different market, and without a doubt, the end result is as impressive as it gets. Dubbed as Razer Phone, the handset comes with a soothing 120Hz display accompanied by plethoras of impressive hardware.
The Razer Phone basically looks like a breed of Nexbit Robin phone; borrowing a similar design. The aluminum body of the phone is complemented with two front-facing stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos support and 24-bit DAC making it the phone to produce the loudest sound out there. However, on the other hand, the phone misses out on the headphone jack, though the USB-C port might please enthusiasts.
Let’s talk about the crowned jewel here; avid mobile gamers will definitely crave for those 5.7-inch QHD IGZO LCD display with a refresh rate of 120Hz; basically, 2x better than the ordinary handsets. The display of the phone has an adaptive refresh technology, thanks to the partnership with the Qualcomm.
Shifting the focus from front to the back; the phone basically follows this years trend. There’s a dual-camera setup at the rear; the first one comprises of the 12MP main sensor with f/1.75 aperture while the latter features a 13MP sensor with f/2.6 aperture and 2x fixed zoom lens. The front packs an 8MP f/2.0 sensor for selfies and video chats.
Powering this beast is Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset paired up with a whopping 8GB of RAM and 64GB of onboard storage. Aside from hardware, the phone boots on Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box with a promised upgrade to Android 8.0 Oreo next year. The phone drags the power from a nicely though 4,000mAh battery. As for the pricing, the mobile beast will go on sale for $699.