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Razer’s brand-new Gaming Phone Leaked in Promo Video Ahead of Announcement « Android :: Gadget Hacks

Razer, the company known for PC peripherals in addition to laptops, will be joining the smartphone industry having a brand-new device. Rumors have been swirling since they announced an event on November 1 at 4 PM EDT, although right now, we have our best look yet having a leaked promotional video before the actual announcement.

Video

The Razer leak has been removed via YouTube, sadly, so we had to pull the embedded video in which was previously included below. although the Razer Phone has right now officially made its debut, in addition to you can read more about in which on Razer’s site here. Aside via in which, we still have some juicy screenshots, specs, in addition to additional information in which you can check out below.

Specs

The video confirms most of the specifications for the device. Razer will be competing from the high-end market with in which smartphone.

  • CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
  • GPU: Adreno 540
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • Display: 5.7″ IGZO LCD display with 120 Hz refresh rate
  • Storage: 64 GB
  • Battery: 4,000 mAh
  • Rear Camera: Dual 12 MP; one wide angle, one telephoto lens
  • Colors: Black
  • Speakers: Dual front-facing (stereo) with separate amps for each speaker
  • Materials: Metal frame with glass screen

120 Hz Refresh Rate

Similar to the 10.5″ iPad Pro, Razer uses an IGZO TFT (thin-film transistor) screen having a full 120 Hz refresh rate. The screen has higher electron mobility than typical LCD thanks to “a-Si” (amorphous silicon) technology, which translates to higher resolution, lower power consumption, in addition to higher refresh rate.

Image by Circuit Breaker/YouTube

4,000 mAh Battery

LIke the rumored HTC U11 Plus, in which device will also have a gigantic 4,000 mAh battery. Previously, the only flagship smartphone with in which capacity available to the US audience was the Huawei Mate 9 (in addition to soon to be released Huawei Mate 10 Pro), so in which’s great to see another flagship prioritizing battery life. When combined with IGZO display in addition to the power efficiency of the 10 nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, in which phone could hold the best battery life of any phone released in 2017.

Image by Circuit Breaker/YouTube

Gaming-Centric

When rumors first swirled about Razer entering the smartphone industry, many assumed in which the phone would likely have some focus on gaming due to the company’s background. from the video, they stress in which in which will be a gaming-centric phone. We don’t see any software modifications to Android in which help achieve in which goal although we do see their focus on high-quality hardware to ensure smooth performance. With the 120 Hz refresh rate (a first on smartphones) combined with 8 GB of RAM, in which device will be able to handle any game found on the Play Store.

Pricing & Availability

Unlike most of Razer’s products, the company isn’t charging a huge premium due to in which phone. At $699, in which will be only $50 more than the Pixel 2, which incorporates a smaller screen, smaller battery, in addition to less RAM. The majority of smartphones with in which large of a display cost above $750. Hopefully, in which translates to more individuals giving Razer a chance with their first device.

For right now, we don’t know a firm Discharge date, although the phone will be required to be available for purchase at some point in November. We’ll know a lot more later today, as the official announcement will be at 4 PM Eastern time on November 1, so stay tuned to Gadget Hacks for up-to-date information about in which brand-new device. Are you excited about the Razer phone? Let us know from the comments below.

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Cover image via Circuit Breaker/YouTube, screenshots by Jon Knight/Gadget Hacks

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