Razer Phone likely to launch in China on May 22nd

“The Razer Phone is a gaming oriented smartphone with Snapdragon 835 processor and 8GB RAM”

Popular gaming accessories and peripherals manufacturer Razer announced its gaming-oriented Android smartphone – Razer Phone (first impressions) last year. However, the brand was yet to launch the smartphone in China. Now, the brand has released a teaser image confirming a May 22nd event in China and it is being speculated that the Razer Phone is likely to arrive. This move from the brand can be seen as the strategy to go up against the likes of Black Shark and nubia Red Magic in the country.

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Razer Phone China Launch

The poster image revealed by the brand doesn’t show any device but just shows the date May 22nd, apart from the name of the brand. However, if you take a closer look, there is a slab like a silhouette in the center, resembling the side profile of the Razer Phone. We would suggest you take this information with a pinch of salt and wait for the event to unfurl on May 22nd. To recap on the smartphone, the Razer Phone comes with a 5.7-inch Sharp IGZO display with quad-HD resolution and a 120Hz refresh rate. The performance of Razer Phone is handled by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 processor, accompanied by 8GB of RAM and 64GB of onboard storage.


Coming to the optics of the smartphone, it features a 12-megapixel + 12-megapixel shooters on the rear panel in wide angle and telephoto setup. There is an 8-megapixel camera on the front panel for selfies and video calling. The handset has a fingerprint scanner hidden in the power button on the side for security. On the software front, the smartphone runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box. As for the battery, the phone sips power from a massive 4,000mAh battery.

The smartphone retails for $700 (~Rs 45,000) and is available in a single black hue. The handset is already up for grabs in the US and Europe.


Key Specs

Razer Phone
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 | 8 GBProcessor
5.7 inches Display
12 MP + 12 MPRear camera
8 MPSelfie camera
4000 mAh Battery
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