Razer’s new phone, the … Razer Phone, goes on sale in Singapore from Nov 23, the company announced on Tuesday (Nov 21). Singapore will be the first country in Asia where the phone is launched.
You can pre-order the phone at the Singtel booth at SITEX 2017 from Nov 23 to 26. Singtel is the exclusive carrier partner for the launch. After SITEX, the Razer Phone will be available for preview and pre-order at all Singtel retail shop and exclusive retailers.
The phone is priced at S$1,068 (without contract). You’ll be able to order the phone online at the Razer store from Dec 1, if you don’t want to get it from Singtel.
To celebrate 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.
TRY THE PHONE AT SITEX, WIN SOMETHING
Visitors to the Singtel booth at SITEX will get to touch the phone, and 50 of them will receive a Razer premium. Mobile gaming challenges will also take place throughout the day, and winners will walk away with a Kraken Pro v2 Gaming headset.
However, the limited-edition Razer Phone Special Edition – which comes with Razer’s iconic green triple-headed green logo (instead of the normal grey on the Phone) will not be coming to Asia. But you can take part in a selfie contest during SITEX to win a chance to be the only one in Singapore to own one. You’ll also be one of 1,337 people from around the world to own one. Super exclusive!
So want to win the 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. Simple.
SO WHAT’S IN THE PHONE?
If you missed the announcement, here’s what you need to know:
- Buttery-smooth 120Hz UltraMotion display for smoother gameplay
- Dolby Atmos front-firing speakers with dual dedicated amps
- THX-certified USB-C audio adapter with 24-bit DAC
- 5.72-inch Quad HD IGZO LCD
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
- 8GB RAM
- 4,000mAh battery, with Quick Charge 4+
- Dual rear 12MP cameras
- 8-mm aluminum body
- Android Nougat (Oreo coming in Spring 2018)
On paper, it’s a really good phone, especially if you’re a gamer. Razer also has partnerships with game developers to make sure their games look really good on the phone and run at 120fps as much as possible.
- Arena of Valor – Tencent Games
- Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition – Square Enix
- Gear.Club – Eden Games
- Lineage 2: Revolition – Netmarble Games Corporation
- Old School RuneScape – Jagex Limited
- RuneScape – Jagex Limited
- Shadowgun Legends – Madfinger Games
- Tekken – Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe
- Titanfall Assault – Nexo Co Ltd and Particle City Inc
- World of Tanks Blitz – Wargaming Group Limited
“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.”
“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.