Razer announced their first “gaming” smartphone

Razer announced their first “gaming” smartphone, dub as the first gaming smartphone, though the specs is similar to the different flagship smartphone in the market today.

Here’s the full specs of the Razer Gaming Smartphone;

  • 5.7-inch IGZO LCD, 1440 x 2560 resolution, 120 Hz, Wide Color Gamut (WCG)
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 835 Mobile Platform
  • Android Nougat, upgradable to Android Oreo
  • 8GB RAM
  • 64GB Storage expandable up to 2 TB via microSD
  • Dual-rear Cameras; 12MP AF f1.75 Wide/ 13MP AF f2.6 Zoom with dual PDAF, dual tone and dual LED flash
  • Front camera: 8MP fixed focus f2.0
  • Stereo Front-facing speakers
  • Dual Amplifiers
  • Audio Adapter with THX certified DAC
  • Wifi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Bluetooth 4.2, NFC
  • GSM, LTE, TDD LTE
  • Dimension: 158.5mm x 77.7mm x 8 mm
  • Weight: 197 g
  • 4000 mAh lithium-ion battery with Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 4+

The Razer phone is now available for reservations and will be officially launched in the US, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, France, Denmark and Sweden on November 17, will retail at around $700 (USD).

Hardware-wise, looks like a great phone, the problem will be with the OS and on how deep they’ve (Razer) have integrated the OS.