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