With its gorgeous display and great audio, the Razer Phone is a phone that puts gaming at the forefront and does it well. Its long battery life also makes it useful for other applications, like browsing the web and watching videos. Be warned, however, that those who want a stylish phone with a good camera and a display that looks great outdoors will likely be disappointed. Still, if gaming is your highest priority, then the Razer Phone could be a solid option.
- Gorgeous display
- Great sound quality
- Long battery life
- Buttery smooth performance
- A little clunky for small hands
- Camera quality isn't very good
- Display isn't great under sunny conditions
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- 74AVERAGE CRITIC SCORE10 ReviewsCNET70Razer Phone review: Razer's first phone brings thRazer Phone sets a new bar for mobile performance (and game responsiveness) with its 120Hz screen and loud speakers, but it's not a top-tier phone in any other way.PC Mag70Razer PhoneRazer's first phone delivers an all-out mobile gaming experience, but falls short on some other smartphone basics.Tom's Guide70Razer Phone Review: A Gaming Monster We Almost LovConsider the Razer Phone if you're a heavy gamer. It's also a good choice for power users who demand high performance and superb audio quality, but don't expect great endurance or top-notch cameras.Pocket-Lint80Razer Phone review: Brilliant brickphone brings anUltimately the Razer Phone sits in its own specialist niche. If the gaming side appeals - despite the limited number of truly high-end Android apps - and you want a huge phone in your pocket then, go for it, it'll be a perfect fit. For the everyman, however, not so much.TechRadar80Razer Phone reviewThe Razer Phone is packed full of power and potential, but the stumbling block is its niche appeal. Its design may not blow people away, but the super stereo speakers and gaming-focused display will appeal to some.T380Razer Phone review: an absolute beast of a smartphThe Razer Phone is a very impressive device from the gaming hardware company, especially considering it's its first attempt. It's sure to please gaming fans, but the camera lets it down.Android Central60Razer Phone review: Don't go outsideThe Razer Phone is supposed to be a device for enthusiasts, but for it to make sense at the $699 price point, you need to be the kind of enthusiast who doesn't care about water resistance, a good camera, or display daylight visibility.Stuff80Razer phone reviewIt's great for games - just make sure you consider the issues before splashing out or signing up for a contract.Digital Trends70Razer Phone reviewLike the Essential Phone, it seems the Razer Phone is out a couple of months before it’s actually ready. We look forward to camera improvements, which will help increase its appeal; but at the moment the Razer Phone is indeed a niche device with niche appeal.Expert Reviews80Razer Phone review: The smartphone that changes evI don’t think the Razer Phone poses any threat to 2017’s host of excellent flagships, but Razer’s first effort is a standout affair, and the gaming firm should be commended for doing something different in a year filled to the brim with samey handsets.