Razer Enters the Smartphone Market With the Razer Phone for Mobile Gaming

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Razer, the video game hardware maker is now entering the super-crowded smartphone market with the “Razer Phone.” It’s based on Android, with built-in Dolby Atmos audio tech, and reportedly, has an amazing battery life.

Check out the phone specs and features straight from the press release.


The Razer Phone is equipped with the world’s first 120 Hz UltraMotion™ display that delivers the fastest refresh rates and smoothest graphics among today’s smartphones.

UltraMotion’s adaptive refresh technology synchronizes the GPU and display to remove image tearing or lag while driving efficient power usage.

The 5.72-inch display – a Quad HD IGZO LCD – delivers vibrant and sharp images with a wide color gamut.


The Razer Phone is powered by Dolby Atmos® technology to provide true cinematic audio via front-firing speakers with dual dedicated amplifiers.

A THX-certified USB-C audio adapter with a 24-bit digital audio convertor (DAC) guarantees audiophile-quality sound with one’s favorite headphones.


The Razer Phone ensures the ultimate viewing and gaming experience with the latest Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 835 Mobile Platform and a massive 8GB of RAM.

Users can fine-tune their experiences with the Razer Game Booster app, and the phone’s best-in-class thermal design reduces throttling to maximize power and performance.


The Razer Phone packs a large 4,000 mAh battery, one of the largest capacities found on smartphones today. This allows gamers to keep playing all day long, while Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 4+ enables rapid charging.

Of course, what smartphone would be complete without an awesome camera. The Razer Phone has dual rear 12MP cameras, with dual-tone flash to make sure pictures look natural. 

Given this is Razer, there’s a bunch of gaming-focused ideas into the phone, and Razer has announced “gaming partnerships” that will have video game makers optimize mobile games on Razer’s phones. One of the highlights is Arena of Valor by Tencent, with the other gaming partnerships named below.


  • Final Fantasy® XV Pocket Edition” from Square Enix
  • “Gear.Club” from Eden Games
  • “Lineage 2: Revolution” from Netmarble Games Corporation
  • “Old School RuneScape™” from Jagex Limited
  • RuneScape™” from Jagex Limited
  • “Shadowgun Legends™” from Madfinger Games
  • “Tekken™” from BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe
  • “Titanfall™: Assault” from NEXON Co., Ltd. and Particle City, Inc.
  • “World of Tanks Blitz” from Wargaming Group Limited

The Razer Phone will be available this November 17 for $700. You can register on the official Razer website to make sure you get one at launch.