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Razer Phone durability does a bit better than its predecessor

Razer Phone durability does a bit better than its predecessor

Razer didn’t actually make a new smartphone from scratch. It had acquired Nextbit, who made the Nextbit Robin, and whose design language eventually ended up in the Razer Phone as well. But as much as the Robin was considered a breath of fresh air in a crowd of clones, it fared very poorly under the mighty hands of JerryRigEverything. With the Razer Phone looking a lot like the Nexbit Robin, one might ask whether it is just as fragile. Happily, the answer is “no”, but with some caveats.

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Larger Razer Phone teased by CEO amid DAC talk

Larger Razer Phone teased by CEO amid DAC talk

The CEO and co-founder of Razer defended the company's lack of headphone jack on their brand new Razer Phone this week. Users submitted "feedback" on the subject over the past week, and Razer's Min-Liang Tan responded this weekend in kind. The changes, he suggested, came not because of industry trends, but because there are more important things to fill that space with - like more battery capacity.

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Razer Phone camera promised to improve with software updates

Razer Phone camera promised to improve with software updates

There seems to be a trend among smaller smartphone makers these days. Launch a phone with a decent, or in Essential’s case, bad, camera experience and just promise improvements to come via software updates in the near or distant future. That was basically what happened to the Essential PH-1, which launched to a rather rocky start, and is now being applied to the Razer Phone as well. Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan took to Facebook to outline what lies ahead for the camera of a smartphone that is mostly geared towards gaming and entertainment consumption rather than creation.

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Razer Hammerhead earbuds get USB-C just in time for Razer Phone

Razer Hammerhead earbuds get USB-C just in time for Razer Phone

It's been a big week for Razer. Just a couple of days ago, it finally launched its long-rumored Razer Phone in the US, stepping into the ring with the other big Android manufactures. Now Razer has announced a new version of its Hammerhead earbuds, making them compatible with the Razer Phone in this release.

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Razer Phone now available in the US if you really want it

Razer Phone now available in the US if you really want it

Razer has finally made its much-anticipated dive into the smartphone market and, in doing so, now probably knows first hand how tight the competition and the reception can be. Its “made by gamers for gamers” smartphone is making a big splash thanks to its brand, but it remains to be seen if its waves will last long. But for those really interested in seeing what this gaming-oriented smartphone has to offer, you can buy one right now, provided you have $700 to spare.

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Razer’s next trick: dust and water-resistant gaming keyboards

Razer’s next trick: dust and water-resistant gaming keyboards

The Razer BlackWidow Ultimate gaming keyboard is officially water resistant and dust resistant in its newest iteration. This keyboard is certified IP54, which means two things. The 5 represents Ingress of solid objects, a 5 rating meaning "Limited protection against dust ingress. (no harmful deposit.)" The second number, 4, means this keyboard is "Protected against splash water from any direction."

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Razer debuts new Overwatch accessories inspired by D.Va

Razer debuts new Overwatch accessories inspired by D.Va

Now in full swing, Blizzard's BlizzCon 2017 has been packed with new announcements about the developer's biggest games, including the beloved Overwatch. To coincide with this, Razer has announced a set of new official PC accessories for the team-based shooter, this time styled specifically after the mech-weilding character D.Va. Even better is that the new headset is a dream come true for cosplayers.

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Razer’s newest gaming combo are so customizable it’s confusing

Razer’s newest gaming combo are so customizable it’s confusing

Today Razer announced a new customizable mouse and keypad that appear to go hand-in-hand (excuse the pun). The Razer Naga Trinity will be the ninth iteration in the long-running Naga line of gaming mice, and it's got a few features aimed directly at enthusiast gamers. The Razer Tartarus V2 gaming keypad, on the other hand, looks to extend the capabilities of those who play hotkey-intensive games, such as MMOs and even some MOBAs.

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Razer Phone : 5 reasons this one’s different

Razer Phone : 5 reasons this one’s different

Today we're taking a look at the Razer Phone, the first smartphone made by the company By Gamers, For Gamers. We've gone over some of the details on this device in brief already - like when and how you'll be able to get one. But why would you want such a phone? What makes this smartphone different from the rest?

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Razer Phone comes with Nova Launcher preinstalled

Razer Phone comes with Nova Launcher preinstalled

There is an overabundance of home screen and app launchers on Android, though the craze seems to have become, well, less crazy. There are dozens of smaller launchers catering to niche audiences and tastes. There are also a handful of OEM-made launchers designed to set them apart from other brands or, sometimes, mimic the look of another. Razer, however, seems to have exercised a bit more common sense and practicality and has used one of the most popular third-party launchers in the market today: Nova Launcher.

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Razer Phone detailed for release : 120Hz in full effect

Razer Phone detailed for release : 120Hz in full effect

Today Razer revealed their Phone - called the Razer Phone, fully equipped to take on the competition with gaming-friendly specs aplenty. This device works with a 5.7-inch 2K display - that's 1440p - complete with a variable refresh rate, not unlike the current newest iPad Pro. They're calling this their 120Hz Ultramotion Display, and it's truly the differentiator between this and every other phone on the market.

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This is the Razer Phone, as leaked by UK retailer 3G

This is the Razer Phone, as leaked by UK retailer 3G

It’s not going to be as high-profile as the Galaxy S8 or Note 8, as hyped as the iPhone X, or as controversial as the Pixel 2 XL. But for gamers, especially mobile gamers, the Razer Phone might be just as interesting. Done in almost complete secrecy, the Razer Phone is just 2 days away from being finally revealed, but it seems that 3G in the UK was a bit trigger happy. It has put up the product page for the Razer Phone, and it’s still there as of this writing, giving us a better, though still incomplete, view of the gaming smartphone Razer had in mind.

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