Razer Phone: Razer introduces smartphone for gamers

Razer Phone: Razer introduces smartphone for gamers

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The Razer Phone will shows content with a refresh rate of 120 Hertz particularly liquid. The target group for the 750-euro device peripheral manufacturers Gamer envisages.

After it was already the end of July 2017 rumors of a gamer smartphone from Razer, the peripheral manufacturer has officially unveiled the so-called Razer Phone this week. The angular design is reminiscent of Sony's Xperia models. The display in the 5.72-inch format solves with 2560 x 1440 pixels. Such as Apple's iPad Pro, the screen offers a maximum frame rate of 120 Hertz. This feature is intended to provide a fluid display and lift the Razer Phone from the competition. Smartphone users who use their mobile device primarily for games should notice the difference, according to Razer. In addition to 120 Hertz, the screen may be set to 90, 60 and 30 Hertz.

Snapdragon 835 and RAM 8 GB

In the housing Razer built Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, which among other things in Google pixel 2 and the Samsung Galaxy S8 is used. The Razer Phone also uses the Q-Sync option of Qualcomm chips. The refresh rate is continuously adjusted to the current frame rate. With this option, the smartphone media should indicate not only liquid but also save power. Also on board are 8 GB of RAM and LPDDR4 64 GB of internal memory which can be expanded via microSD card. Other features include a battery with 4000 mAh and Quick Charge 4.0+, NFC, GPS, Bluetooth 4.2, LTE and Wi-Fi a / b / g / n / ac. A fingerprint sensor placed in the Razer placed on the housing side power switch.

The rear camera of the Razer Phone offers two Ojektive with different focal lengths. The lens with a slight telephoto focal length, and 13 megapixels has a maximum aperture of f / 2.6. The wide-angle lens with 12 Megapixel coincides with f / 1.75 on brighter. Razer equips a Selfie camera with eight megapixels on the smartphone front. Razer integrated in its first smartphone also stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos support. In a classic headphone jack, the manufacturer omitted. The scope of supply, however, a THX-certified audio adapter is included which allows the connection of headphones and headsets.

Launch in mid-November

As a mobile operating system comes on the Razer Phone Android 7.1.1 is used. The premium version of Nova Launcher and Google Assistant is pre-installed. An update to Android 8 is set to receive the Razer Phone this year. The smartphone is available from Razer's online store at a price of 750 euros in Germany since mid-November. For the launch of the smartphone more for 120 Hertz optimized gaming apps are already available. For this, Razer collaborates with other Madfinger, Square Enix and Tencent. The first optimized games will include Shadowgun Legends and Final Fantasy Pocket Edition. (Denise Bergert) /(Axk)