Razer, maker of gaming laptops and peripherals, just launched their entry to the mobile market, the Razer Phone. Get to know this beast of a gaming phone.
At first glance, the device looks great. It looks boxy, but pretty solid. It has large bezels and speakers take up space on the top and bottom of the phone. But since it is phone focused on mobile gaming, the speakers are a perfect place to rest our thumbs while gaming. It does not have a headphone jack, but it does include a USB type-C DAC for you to connect your headphones.
With the device being gaming centric, we expect the Razer phone to have high specifications to handle the most demanding mobile games. The device is equipped with a Snapdragon 835, and a whopping 8 GB of RAM.
The Razer Phone does have a dual rear camera setup. But some say that there is nothing noteworthy about it. It doesn’t mean that it is bad, it’s just not that great.
The device also has Dolby Atmos and is equipped with THX certified hardware, guaranteeing great sound. But the best feature about the phone is its screen. The device is equipped with a 120 Hz display for very smooth video when gaming. It also has a 4000 mAh battery so you can game for hours.
Razer Phone Specifications
- Dimensions – 158.5 x 77.7 x 8 mm (6.24 x 3.06 x 0.31 inches)
- Weight – 197 g
- CPU – Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 835
- RAM – 8 GB
- Storage – 64 GB (expandable via microSD upto 2 TB)
- Display – 5.7-inch IGZO LCD, 1440 x 2560, 120 Hz
- Rear Camera – 12MP, f/1.75 Wide + 13MP, f/2.6 Zoom
- Front Camera – 8MP, f/2.0
- Battery – 4000 mAh
- OS – Android 7.1.1 Nougat
The device is priced at 700 USD (approx. 35,297 PHP). With Razer’s slogan being “For Gamers. By Gamers”, it is no surprise that the Razer Phone is dubbed as a gaming phone. But with its high price tag, it might not be appealing to most people. The ones who would most likely buy the device are the die-hard Razer fans.