Gaming company launches phone good enough for everyone

Razer Phone Gaming Focused Smartphone Launched Price Specifications

Razor launches its first Android smartphone for gamers

After plenty of leaks and speculation the all-new Razer Phone was finally unveiled at a major event last night.

The company announced the launch of the phone on Wednesday, with pre-orders.

Powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 and 8GB RAM makes sure your phone never stops in the middle of the game. Earlier yesterday, we had received the phone being listed ahead of its launch and the device has now officially been launched. In that position, the Razer Phone's width make it ergonomically efficient, giving me a good, stable grip while rotating the phone around in racing game Asphalt 8 or tapping about in fighting game Tekken.

"The future of gaming is rapidly expanding to mobile devices, and both Razer and Tencent are at the forefront of fast-tracking development", said Vincent Gao, global marketing director at Tencent Games.

Razer Phone is also the first in its segment to come with Qualcomm's all-new Quick Charge 4+ support. Those will feature a green logo (sadly no LEDs) and will be available from Three in Europe and Razerzone in the U.S. and Canada (plus the Razer Store in San Francisco). Don't suffer in silence, there's enough battery power to keep your tunes streaming all day long.

In layman's terms, you're effectively getting the most powerful and technically capable gaming smartphone around - and it's only available on Android.

The standard edition of the Razer Phone, which will feature a chrome version of the logo will also be available at the same price.

Apart from the display, the new Razer Phone also sports stereo front-facing speakers with dual amplifiers and THX certified DAC.

The screen is arguably the most interesting aspect of the device: Its 5.72-inch quad-HD IGZO LCD display boasts a 120Hz refresh rate - unheard of on a smartphone - which ought to ensure smooth gameplay.

There are two 12-megapixel cameras at the rear of the Razer Phone: one features an f/1.75 aperture and the other an f/2.6 aperture.

Two or three days after we found the GFXbench posting, the Razer Phone is now seen in a spilled picture. Regarding optics, the Razer Phone wears a 12MP sensor on the back and a 8MP sensor on the front.

The Razer Theme Store allows gamers to customize their phone, changing wallpapers, icon packs and colors throughout the phone.

Razer has included some of the most advanced gaming features and technology, typically found on high-end gaming consoles and gaming PCs. We've gone over some of the details on this device in brief already - like when and how you'll be able to get one.

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