13 October 2017
Following the acquisition of Nextbit earlier this year, Razer has been supposedly been gearing up for the launch of its own smartphone. The company confirmed it this week as it posted a teaser image on Twitter mentioning as the “biggest unveiling” on November 1.
One of the primary clues is the GFXBench listing of a ‘Razer Phone’ spotted by PhoneRadar. The listing mentions that the device will sport a 5.7-inch QHD (2560 x 1440 pixels) display, Snapdragon 835 chipset clocked at 2.4GHz, and a Qualcomm Adreno 540 GPU with a support for DirectX 12 & Vulkan APIs. In the memory department, the device will sport 8GB of RAM and 64GB of inbuilt storage.
As for the camera, the Razer Phone sports a 12-megapixel sensor on the back and an 8-megapixel snapper on the front. The device comes with a single SIM connectivity and includes connectivity options like Bluetooth, GPS, NFC, and Wi-Fi. The smartphone will run a custom version of Android 7.1.1 Nougat.
Everything will be revealed on November 1, so we just have to wait until then. If we get any new updates, we’ll keep you posted.