Singapore First to Get Razer Phone in Asia

You have heard all the hype about Razer Phone with its 120 Hz refresh rate, 8GB RAM and with Razer’s reputation as a gaming company, the Razer Phone is built for the gamers in mind. Now, the news is out. Singapore will be the first in Asia to get the Razer Phone with Android OS.

It will be exclusive for Singtel (not sure how long this exclusive will last) and will be available during Sitex 2017 (this coming weekend).

The first 200 customers to pre-order a Razer Phone at the Singtel’s Razer Phone preview at SITEX will receive a Razer Hammerhead Bluetooth in-ear headset with their phone. Pricing of the Razer Phone is S$1,068 without contract.

Here is the specs of the Razor Phone.

RAZER PHONE – TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon™ 835 Mobile Platform
System Memory 8 GB dual channel (LPDDR4, 1600 MHz)
Storage Internal: 64 GB UFS

External: microSD (class 10, 2 TB max.)

Display 5.72-in. IGZO LCD 1440 x 2560

120 Hz, Wide Color Gamut (WCG)

Corning Gorilla Glass 3

Rear Cameras 12 MP AF f1.75 wide

12 MP AF f2.6 zoom

Dual PDAF

Dual tone, dual LED flash

Front Camera 8 MP FF f2.0
Sound Stereo front-facing speakers

Dual amplifiers

Audio adapter with THX-certified DAC

Power 4000 mAh lithium-ion battery

Qualcomm Quick Charge™ 4+

Wireless 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac

Bluetooth 4.2

NFC

Bands GSM: Quad-band GSM UMTS: B1/2/3/4/5/8

LTE:B1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/17/19/20/25/26/28/29/30/66

TDD LTE: B38/39/40/41 TD-SCDMA: B34/39

Size 158.5 mm x 77.7 mm x 8 mm

6.24 in. x 3.06 in. x 0.31 in.

197 g

Android Version Nougat 7.1.1

Check out the Press Release for more details, especially if you want to buy direct from Razer.

Press Release

SINGAPORE BECOMES THE FIRST IN ASIA TO LAUNCH THE RAZER PHONE

Boasting the world’s first 120 Hz UltraMotion screen, Dolby Atmos audio technology and lightning-fast performance, Razer’s first Android smartphone arrives in Singapore at SITEX 2017

SINGAPORE – Razer announced that the Razer Phone, an Android smartphone with groundbreaking audiovisual technologies and processing muscle goes on sale in Singapore on Thursday, 23 November with Singtel, Razer’s exclusive carrier partner for the launch. The Razer Phone will be available for pre-order only at the Singtel Booth at SITEX 2017 throughout the 4-day exhibition in Singapore. The first device from Razer’s mobile division, the Razer Phone comes with a phenomenal display, cinematic audio and enough power to last a user all day.

“While we founded Razer in California, US, I’m a Singaporean still and I’m very excited to make Singapore the first country in Asia to release the Razer Phone,” said Razer Co-Founder and CEO Min-Liang Tan. “Making a phone with gaming-level tech has been something we have wanted to do for years and I’m proud to say that the Razer Phone delivers in every way we imagined.”

The Razer phone will be launched at the Singtel Booth at SITEX 2017, which is the only place where customer can make pre-orders for the first four days. Following SITEX, The Razer Phone will be available for preview and pre-order at SITEX 2017, all Singtel retail shops and Singtel exclusive retailers.

“Singtel is excited to bring the Razer Phone to our customers, many of whom are avid gamers and fans of the Razer brand. With the Singtel network offering the fastest speeds and lowest latency rates, gamers will have the ultimate Razer Phone experience with us,” said Mr Yuen Kuan Moon, CEO, Consumer, Singtel.

Visitors to the Singtel booth at SITEX will get a chance for a real hands-on experience and for every day of the show, 50 lucky customers who try out the Razer Phone will receive a Razer premium. There will also be a mobile gaming challenge, where customers can test their skills in one of the games on the Razer Phone. The challenge will take place at specific times during the day and the winners will walk away with a Kraken Pro v2 Gaming headset.

In celebration of the launch, the first 200 customers to pre-order a Razer Phone at the Singtel’s Razer Phone preview at SITEX will also receive a Razer Hammerhead Bluetooth in-ear headset with their phone.

RAZER PHONE SPECIAL EDITION COMPETITION

Razer has created a limited run of 1,337 sets of the Razer Phone Special Edition with Razer’s iconic green triple-headed snake logo. This limited edition version is not available in Asia but Singtel and Razer will be hosting a Selfie Contest throughout the four days of SITEX in which one lucky winner will receive a Razer Phone Special Edition.

Contestants must take a selfie in front of the Razer photo wall at the Singtel booth, post it to their Facebook page with a comment tagging Razer and Singtel and include the hashtag #RazerSG.

SMOOTHER. BRIGHTER. FASTER.

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.

TRUE-TO-LIFE CINEMATIC AUDIO

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.

INSANE PERFORMANCE

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.

POWER THAT JUST KEEPS GOING

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.

AMAZING CAMERA PERFORMANCE

With dual rear 12 MP cameras, the Razer Phone gives photographers a versatile tool to create amazing images. Zooming from wide angle to telephoto is seamless with a quick pinch on the display, and the dual-tone flash ensures that subjects will always look natural.

A PREMIUM EXPERIENCE FOR POWER USERS

The Razer Phone’s sleek, 8-mm-thin aluminum body is a beauty to behold and to hold. It comes with Android Nougat and will receive the Android Oreo upgrade in spring 2018.

The device comes with Nova Launcher Prime with Google Assistant Integration. A wildly popular launcher, Nova Launcher Prime offers extreme customizability of the Android experience to suit every taste and need.

WATCH. LISTEN. PLAY.

Every feature of the Razer Phone was designed to bring users the ultimate in mobile entertainment:

Watch – Enjoy movies the way they were meant to be seen. Feast your eyes on a big screen with crisp details and the smoothest motion, complete with true-to-life vibrant colors. Add loud, riveting sound to complete the cinematic experience right in your hand.

Listen – Go ahead and turn up the volume—everything sounds amazing. Expertly tuned audio delivers all the highs and lows of your favorites tracks whether you listen through the stereo speakers or your favorite headphones. Don’t suffer in silence, there’s enough battery power to keep your tunes streaming all day long.

Play – From your everyday commute to playing in a tournament, experience buttery smooth gameplay and lightning-fast performance thanks to top-of-the-line components. Dial in your graphics to optimize your experience no matter what game you’re playing. And with a larger battery size, you can indulge in the latest games without worrying about running out of power.

GAMING PARTNERSHIPS

Razer is proud to partner with the world’s top gaming companies, including Tencent and Square Enix, to bring the best gaming experiences to mobile and take full advantage of the Razer Phone’s extraordinary features. Mobile games are being optimized by partners for Razer Phone’s UltraMotion display with frame rates of up to 120 frames per second.

OTHER GAMING PARTNERSHIPS

  • 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

RAZER THEME STORE

The Razer Theme Store allows gamers to customize their phone, changing wallpapers, icon packs and colors throughout the phone. It includes custom ringtones by Razer DJs and custom wallpapers inspired by the world’s top gaming titles, such as “Shadowgun Legends™”.

PRICING

Recommended Retail Pricing: S$1,068 (without contract)

AVAILABILITY

Singtel: Available for pre-order at SITEX during the 4-day period. Thereafter, The Razer Phone will continue to be available for preview and pre-order at all Singtel Retail Shops and Singtel Exclusive Retailers until launch.

Razerzone.com: Available for sale without contract in Singapore by 1st December 2017. Customers can register their interest at Razerstore.com

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ABOUT RAZER

Razer™ is the world’s leading lifestyle brand for gamers.

The triple-headed snake trademark of Razer is one of the most recognized logos in the global gaming and esports communities. With a fan base that spans every continent, the company has designed and built the world’s largest gamer-focused ecosystem of hardware, software and services.

Razer’s award-winning hardware ranges from high-performance gaming peripherals (for the PC and console platforms) to the Razer Blade gaming laptops. Razer’s software platform, with over 35 million users, includes Razer Synapse (an Internet of Things platform), Razer Chroma (a proprietary RGB lighting technology system), and Razer Cortex (a game optimizer and launcher). Razer services include Razer zGold, one of the world’s largest virtual credit services for gamers, which allows gamers to purchase virtual goods and items from over 2,500 different games.

The company has a global footprint with nine offices worldwide and is recognized as the leading brand for gamers in the USA, Europe and China.

Founded in 2005 and dual-headquartered in San Francisco and Singapore, Razer is backed by institutional investors including IDG-Accel, Intel Capital and Horizons Ventures.

ABOUT SINGTEL

Singtel is Asia’s leading communications technology group, providing a portfolio of services from next-generation communication, technology services to infotainment to both consumers and businesses. For consumers, Singtel delivers a complete and integrated suite of services, including mobile, broadband and TV. For businesses, Singtel offers a complementary array of workforce mobility solutions, data hosting, cloud, network infrastructure, analytics and cyber-security capabilities. The Group has presence in Asia, Australia and Africa and reaches 670 million mobile customers in 22 countries. Its infrastructure and technology services for businesses span 21 countries, with more than 428 direct points of presence in 362 cities.

For more information, visit www.singtel.com

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RAZER PHONE GAMING PARTNERSHIPS

Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition” from Square Enix, featuring an adorable art style and casual touch controls fully optimized for mobile devices, explore the world of the 15th “FINAL FANTASY” in the palm of your hand.

“Gear.Club” from Eden Games, packing a true car world in your pocket. This beautiful 3D racing game offers a realistic driving experience, with fully simulated engines, powertrains, suspensions and aerodynamics.

“Lineage 2: Revolution” from Netmarble Games Corporation, a groundbreaking mobile MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game) that is redefining what’s possible on mobile devices. The game stays true to its PC roots as it displays a stunning open world powered by Unreal Engine 4, raid contents, 200-player castle siege battles, and real-time player-vs-player combat on a massive scale

“Old School RuneScape™” from Jagex Limited embraces its nostalgic heritage and offers an authentic and honest experience in which the players control the direction of the game in continuous democratic polls. The highly challenging gameplay elements have given Old School RuneScape a unique position within the field of competitive gaming

RuneScape™” from Jagex Limited, which invites users to step into a medieval fantasy world that’s packed with epic adventures, fascinating characters and a passionate community that helps to mold the game itself. Unashamedly British in humor, “RuneScape” embraces an unconventional world where you’re free to play and explore the way you want to.

“Shadowgun Legends™” from Madfinger Games, a feature packed RPG shooter with epic single player campaign, challenging coop and competitive PvP. All of that with stunning visuals that are going to push the boundaries of what is possible to achieve on a mobile device.

“Tekken™” from BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe, where the player will be able to collect over characters with unique fighting styles, upgrade and unlock unique special moves for each fighter, create his own personal style and adapt it depending on the opponent, and access to challenging game modes like: Story Mode, Dojo Challenge, Live events and an incredible on the go experience.

“Titanfall™: Assault” from NEXON Co., Ltd. and Particle City, Inc., a new mobile RTS that redefines the genre with fast-paced action and intense PvP battles. Set in the extended universe of the best-selling Titanfall franchise, players will build and use a deck of virtual cards to deploy agile Pilots, towering Titans and tactical Burn Cards in fast-paced synchronous multiplayer battles.

“World of Tanks Blitz” from Wargaming Group Limited, a free-to-play team-based MMO action game dedicated to fierce tank combat. With an impressive roster of over 250 iconic armored vehicles, stunning graphics, intuitive touch-screen controls for tablets and phones, as well as keyboard and mouse support for the PC version, “World of Tanks Blitz” makes it easy to jump into short, action-packed 7-vs-7 tank battles no matter where you are.

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