What to expect from Razer’s phone announcement today

Razer is launching its first smartphone later today.

Razer, following its acquisition of cloud-focused smartphone company Nexbit, announced earlier this year that it would release a gaming focus handset.

Razerphone from techbyte

The handset — aptly rumoured to be called the Razer Phone — has been leaked quite often within the last couple of months. However, if you haven’t been keeping up, or are interested in all of the specifications in one spot, here is everything to expect about the handset.

The newest rumour, according to a leak courtesy of an affiliate of the U.K. carrier Three, said the device would pack a 4,000mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+ and THX-certified dual front speakers with Dolby ATMOS.

Additionally, the Razer Phone is expected to feature a 5.72-inch IGZO display with a 120Hz refresh rate and Wide Colour Gamut.

Razer phone leak

Specifications from GFXBench point to the device using a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset, 8GB of RAM and a dual camera setup one 12-megapixel, f/1,75 shooter and 13-megapixel f/2.6 zoom sensor. Rumours also point to the handset having a 2560 x 1440 pixel resolution.

The Razer phone announcement will take place at 1pm PT/4pm ET and you can watch it live above.

Source: Phone Radar, Android Police