Razer poised to reveal its first smartphone for gamers

13 October, 2017, 00:59 | Author: Juana Mckenzie
  • Razer poised to reveal its first smartphone for gamers

Later, CEO Ming-Liang Tan confirmed the existence of a smartphone in an interview to CNBC.

As far as features go, we will probably be expecting front firing speakers at the very least, along with longer than usual battery life and Razer's own gaming services pre-installed onto the device.

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Razer is known for building premium Windows gaming computers and accessories, so the company's first ever smartphone will certainly be something to look forward to.

However, the company has not revealed what it will be launching on the said date, but the teaser image shows a man holding a smartphone, along with some gaming titles at the background. We will be knowing more information about the involvement of the Nextbit team in developing the Razer Phone on the launch day. For those unaware, Razer earlier this year acquired NextBit, the startup that made the cloud-based "Robin" smartphone.

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A hefty helping of RAM helps a ton when it comes to powering games, but it's by no means the only factor in getting graphically intensive games to run smoothly. Back in 2013, Razer unveiled the Razer Edge gaming tablet.

Razer's primary focus may be on gaming laptops and peripherals such as mice, keyboards and headsets. Razer also killed off customer support for the phone, with no new warranties to be issued.

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Twitch compatibility: Many Razor fans have commented on its forum that the upcoming device might be either compatible with Twitch - a specialized gaming network or come with a new gaming network. You might have heard about the Nextbit Robin which was the first cloud phone where the phone can automatically backup not just photos and videos but also apps on its cloud service in order to free some space on the phone.

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