It’s nearly been a year since Razer created ripples in the smartphone segment introducing the first ever gaming smartphone. Now, the gaming hardware maker is gearing up for a refresh of the series. As per WCCFTech, Razer announced the news at an earnings report meeting. Following were the words that describe the upcoming Razer Phone 2.
“Razer is now focusing its resources into the development of the second-generation Razer Phone and accompanying software releases which will extend its software and services from PC into the mobile market,” a part of the earnings report said.
As for the more fleshy details regarding the product, we pretty short on that. The first Razer phone was built like a tank and had some features that would exclusively cater to the gaming populace such as the 120Hz display for butter smooth framerates, next-level audio, and cooling systems for long sessions of gameplay. If the Razer Phone 2 hits by December there’s a chance we could see the Snapdragon 855 SoC on it as November 2018 is forecasted as the release date of Qualcomm’s new chipset.
An interesting revelation was Razer’s statement to bring its established PC services to the mobile platform. The company runs services like zGold waller and Razer Game Store which are probably going to make it to mobile.
From IFA 2018, it also came to our knowledge that Nubia is working on a Red Magix 2 with a Snapdragon 845. Red Magic is Nubia’s gaming phone that came with a Snapdragon 835 SoC and Red Magic will be hitting Europe this month itself although a bit late. What’s your take on these gaming phones and do you validate the existence of this new segment? Let us know your thoughts in the sections below.