Two weeks after making its debut, the gaming and entertainment centric Razer Phone is now available for purchase. The phone which sports a 120Hz refresh rate, 8GB of RAM and 64GB of storage, is priced at $699 with free shipping available to customers in the United States. The company is also offering a thin case for $19.99 and an advanced Bluetooth headset for an additional $99.99.
For those that don’t recall, the specs of the Razer Phone are eye-catching. It is powered by the Snapdragon 835 SoC, has an impressive 8GB of LPDDR4 RAM and 64GB of onboard storage. The phone will support a MicroSD card so you can expand that storage up to 256GB. Display wise, it is a 5.7″ LCD that renders at 2560 x 1440 at, wait for it, 120Hz.
If you haven’t put it together yet, this phone is squarely aimed at being an entertainment device, both for gaming and for video watching.
Camera wise, the rear camera configuration is a dual camera with a 12MP f/1.75 wide angle shooter and a 13MP f/2.6 normal with both supported by PDAF.
Powering all of this is a 4000mAh battery that supports Quick Charge 4 technology.
Audio wise, you have DOLBY ATMOS stereo front-facing speakers with dual amplifiers. The Audio adapter is THX certified DAC too. No, there is not a 3.5mm headphone jack
The phone is being sold unlocked and will support GSM carriers here in the US. Here are the available bands:
- GSM UMTS: B1/2/3/4/5/8
- LTE: B1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/17/19/20/25/26/28/29/30/66
The Razer Phone is shipping with Android Nougat 7.1 but the company has indicated that the Android Oreo update for it will be coming in the first quarter of 2018.
To purchase yours, head over to the Razer Phone site.
Funny how the security patch for nextbit robin is still at April 2017. Lousy company with lousy product support
Uh, Razer was very clear support for the Robin was ending so this shouldn’t be too big of a shock?