Razer Phone : 5 reasons this one's different

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"Its features are 5.7" QHD (2K) IGZO LCD display, 8GB RAM, wide color gamut and 120Hz refresh rate.

Another area where the Razer Phone is head and shoulders above other even flagship smartphones is the brilliant display. On top of that there's a built-in adaptive UltraMotion refresh technology - co-developed with Qualcomm - which synchronises the display with the GPU for maximum smoothness.

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

The stock software launcher for this phone is Nova Launcher Prime and is now launching with Android 7.1, although an update to Android Oreo is expected for the first quarter of 2018.

He continued: "We have wanted to make a phone with gaming-level tech for years, and the Razer Phone delivers in every way we imagined".

Despite only being in an 8mm frame, it also boasts a chunky 4,000mAh battery, which it claims will enable genuine all-day battery life. Unlike Razer laptops, the Razer phone doesn't feature an illuminated logo at the back, however, a special edition of the device will be available featuring a Neon Green logo at the back. The phone has another gaming-focused feature, called Game Booster, allowing players to change the settings for better gaming performance.

As you would expect, the phone is particularly tailored to attract gamers as the specs tilt towards supporting gaming applications.

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Razer Inc, a Singapore-based American company that specialises in computer hardware specifically for gamers has made its entry into the world of smartphones.

Connectivity options on the Razer Phone include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, 4G, and 3G. "This partnership sets the standard for the next generation of mobile screen play".

In the U.S, the Razer Phone will cost $699.99 (around Rs. 45,200).

Dave Dyson, CEO at Three UK, said: "My ambition is always to innovate in ways that deliver better experiences for our customers and a partnership with Razer is a ideal fit".

Flanking the display are two large speakers, each with a dedicated amp.

In terms of design, the smartphone bears some resemblance to the company's laptop lineup, bearing a matte finished all metal body with the Razer logo at the back. READ NEXT:"Widening gap" between digital transformation winners and losers In a period when many view the smartphone industry as stagnant, Razer's decision to enter the market with a power user's device might seem misguided.

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