Razer the gaming accessories manufacturer today launched its first smartphone aimed at gamers, the Razer Phone. The USP of the device is the 120Hz display refresh rate that it comes with. This means that the device will have zero lag during gaming. The company is calling this display the ‘UltraMotion’ display. The company back in January made it clear that it wanted to develop a smartphone when it acquired Nextbit the company which developed the cloud storage based smartphone Robin.
The Razer Phone has been priced at $699 (Approximately Rs. 45,000), it will be available starting November 17 and will be sold in Three stores in the UK and EU as well as Microsoft Stores in the US and the company’s own stores in San Francisco.
As for the specifications, the Razer Phone sports a 5.72-inch IGZO LCD UltraMotion QHD display with a resolution of 1440×2560 pixels. The display also comes with Gorilla Glass 3 protection on top. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor paired with 8GB of RAM. It comes with 64GB internal storage expandable up to 2TB via microSD card. All of this is backed by a 4,000mAh non-removable battery with support for Quick Charge 4+ and runs on Google’s Android 7.1.1 Nougat operating system.
The connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, 4G, and 3G. As for the camera, it comes with a dual camera setup on the back with both the cameras with a resolution of 12-megapixel. On the front, we get to see an 8-megapixel selfie camera.