Razer Phone is here with 5.7" 120Hz Ultramotion display, 8 GB of RAM, and it's insane!

Razer, a leading gaming tech company, is ready to enter the busy smartphone marketplace with a product of its own. Its debut handset is called Razer Phone, and it is not your average smartphone. In typical Razer fashion, it promises a true spectacle.
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4. tani24

Posts: 51; Member since: Feb 24, 2015

Seems like a really interesting phone and it's good to see more qualitative competition in teh smartphone market...WELCOME RAZER!

6. Alter

Posts: 220; Member since: Mar 25, 2016

Looks like a promising phone. Can't wait for PA to get their hands on it. I want to mess with it as well but it's probably too big to be my next phone.

7. Whitedot

Posts: 728; Member since: Sep 26, 2017

£699 wasn't expecting that Ok price. Let's see how phone good is in life.

31. Nopers unregistered

That’s a lot of money for an all plastic device. Watch JerryRigEverythinf snap it in half in a few weeks when he gets his hands on one.

45. Whitedot

Posts: 728; Member since: Sep 26, 2017

Phone has metal housing to start with. Honestly it looks a lot less of the Essential phone flop. Full of great ingredients and offers a lot more than many other flagships. Let's just wait for reviews.

67. L0n3n1nja

Posts: 1523; Member since: Jul 12, 2016

I'd rather have plastic then fragile aluminum and glass.

10. nepalisherpa

Posts: 334; Member since: Jul 17, 2015

To each their own, but, I can't see myself spending $700 on a first-gen product.

15. kiko007

Posts: 7491; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Technically this is a next-gen Nextbit Robin, rather than an entirely first generation product.

30. aegislash

Posts: 1454; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

Huh....so that's why I was getting serious Nextbit Robin vibes from this phone's overall aesthetic. I didn't realize Razer had bought Nextbit.

14. ZEUS.the.thunder.god

Posts: 1092; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

Awesome. It's gonna push other companies to innovate more. P.S. - first smartphone to feature Qualcomm's QuickCharge 4.0+ tech is Nubia Z17

16. MrShazam

Posts: 987; Member since: Jun 22, 2017

Fancy specs and pretty good price coming from Razer, but frankly, the hardware looks so underwhelming and generic, unlike their other hardware.

18. Alter

Posts: 220; Member since: Mar 25, 2016

What is underwhelming about the hardware?

19. kiko007

Posts: 7491; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

I'm guessing he means the exterior package. It does look like a blown up Robin if we're being completely honest.

28. MrShazam

Posts: 987; Member since: Jun 22, 2017

The hardware packaging is merely a rectangular slab with their logo on the back. Doesn't look premium nor unique, unlike their PC hardware design...

39. Alter

Posts: 220; Member since: Mar 25, 2016

Oh the design, I see.

17. Lanx1998

Posts: 59; Member since: Mar 06, 2017

I just want 2018 Xperias to be designed liked this but with 18:9 aspect ratio, a little less upper and lower bezels and yes with headphone jack. Seriously guys I am tired of seeing every phones design to be same pebble like. Let's have more boxy design.

21. nikhil23

Posts: 418; Member since: Dec 07, 2016

looks pretty good

22. Cat97

Posts: 1775; Member since: Mar 02, 2017

Now this is a solid phone. I really like it.

24. youssef44

Posts: 547; Member since: Apr 29, 2014

I like it and I hope will love it

27. Sparkxster

Posts: 1186; Member since: Mar 31, 2017

8 gbs of RAM and 64 gbs of storage plus the 120 hz display this is a dream phone for gamers!

84. Leo_MC

Posts: 6716; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

Shouldn't gamers play games on big screen devices? I would not even start a game unless I had at least a 19" display...

32. Godfather

Posts: 68; Member since: Oct 31, 2012

I would have to say, this is by far the best looking and high spec Android phone I have seen. tempted to have this as my secondary phone next to my iPhone X.

33. piyath

Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

Pretty impressed actually. Excellent screen, vivid colors, can't even tell apart from an OLED panel. LOUD speakers. BIG battery. 8GB ram is a welcome addition. Runs on Nova launcher in default thus must be very very smooth. All this for $699! WOW!!! That's pretty impressive. Take notes Google.

34. BadAssAbe

Posts: 506; Member since: Apr 22, 2011

Only con LCD screen. This phone would have been perfect

42. Bankz

Posts: 2491; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

it can't have an oled screen because OLEDS doesn't support 120hz refresh rates. This is as good as it gets right now tbh..

52. dazed1

Posts: 787; Member since: Jul 28, 2015

LMAO time to stop posting

53. uncle_gadget

Posts: 1050; Member since: Sep 20, 2017

Dude, do you even believe th3 stuff you say? Who told you OLED doesnt support 120hz. There are 240hz OLED 64" Tvs out their. What the heck are ypu fr8kkin talking about? How the heck can you blantantly say something so false?

57. uncle_gadget

Posts: 1050; Member since: Sep 20, 2017

Dude. This is the TV i bought last Christmas https://www.samsung.com/us/televisions-home-theater/tvs/4k-suhd-tvs/65-class-ks8500-8-series-curved-4k-suhd-tv-2016-model-un65ks8500fxza/ I want you to read the full specs and see why you are a complete dummy. You're now at zero credibility level. I hate calling names. But this is just unavoidable. Who topd you OLED displays cant reach 120hz? My TV is 240hz and its OLED. Thanks to Samsung 4k is at 240hz. Thats why i laughed when you all got excited Apple put 120 hz on the iPad. I though Apple fans are so educated and smart. Dont post anymore...EVER!!!!

61. worldpeace

Posts: 3099; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

- That monitor in your link use quantum dot screen (or QLED) it different in OLED, LG still lead in OLED TV category - And as I remember 240Hz in TV work differently compared to phone screen and PC monitor. TV use internal interpolation to crank up FPS (by displaying cloned frame or generated in-between frame), that because TV can only accept 24Hz, 30Hz, and 60Hz input.

78. uncle_gadget

Posts: 1050; Member since: Sep 20, 2017

Its use quantum dot over led vs organic over LED. Yes its a newer tech. It is the next evolution of LED tvs. Still jas thr same principle There are oled panels with 120 and 240 hertz. No matter the input. His claim was oled displays cant run at 120hz and its a lie. Because they hit 240hz. Also web content rareky is more than 30fps. Same as mkst movies and most mobile games are less than 20fps. A 120hz is just a drain. I dont want speed of refresh just to make things that are slow appear faster. A turtle is slow. Putting a slower animal nextbto it in a race doesnt make the turtle faster. Iys dtill goimg at thr same speed. Its just appears faster because the other a imal.is slower. This is exactky what hz does to refresh rates. Its all hype. I like 120hz and yes i want phones to have them. Once all ganes on phomes run at a full 60fps. Once all movies play at 60fps. Until.then its just a waste of battery.

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