Razer launched its first ever Gaming Phone in USA early this month and now the handset will go on open sale in the country starting Friday, November 17, through Amazon.com (“Temporarily out of stock” at writing time). The Razer Phone price in USA is $699.99 for unlocked model and is available with 8GB RAM / 64GB storage. The handset can be purchased in Black color only.
To recall, the highlight features on the Razer Gaming Phone include an Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform with Adreno 540 GPU paired with 8GB of RAM, 64GB of internal storage with microSD card slot (up to 2TB), and a 4000mAh battery, a very good battery pack with a 5.7-inch screen. The Razer Gaming Phone will also be the first smartphone to support QuickCharge 4.0+ 24W. In addition to higher speed, QC 4.0+ is also compatible with USD PD for you to choose the type of charger you want.
Razer Phone features a 5.7-inch 2K display with a traditional 16:9 aspect ratio, and Quad HD (2560×1440 pixels) IGZO LCD UltraMotion panel with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The Razr phone has a 120Hz UltraMotion display, similar to Apple’s iPad Pro (120Hz), the only phone with this feature.
New Razor Phone is designed to look exactly like Nextbit Robin, but it’s made of metal rather than plastic. This design makes it feel like the recent Sony XZ series. Even the power button of the Razor cell phone also plays the role of a fingerprint sensor.
For software, Razer gaming has partnered with Nova Launcher to create a separate interface for Nova Launcher Prime they called Razer Edition. There is also Razer Game Booster app will allow users the option of resolution, frame rate or the maximum CPU performance for in each application.
On the camera front, Razer smart phone bears dual 12-megapixel cameras, one with wide-angle (f/1.75 aperture) and the other with telephoto lens (f/2.6 aperture) for 2x zoom, it has PDAF, and dual-tone LED flash. For selfie, there is an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture.
The Razer smartphone runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat, which will be upgraded to Android Oreo in spring 2018. It has stereo front-facing speakers and Dolby Atmos. It doesn’t have a 3.5mm audio jack but comes with THX-certified USB-C audio adapter with a 24-bit DAC.