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    Razer expected to unveil first smartphone on November 1st

    Company's "biggest unveiling" is just weeks away.
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    Re: Razer expected to unveil first smartphone on November 1st

    Wonder if it'll be as gaudy as most gaming peripherals or more businesslike. Bets on the former..

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    Re: Razer expected to unveil first smartphone on November 1st

    Bye Razer!

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    Re: Razer expected to unveil first smartphone on November 1st

    Why i don't get it stick to what you know - phone development can't be cheap and can you compete really with google, apple and Samsung

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    Re: Razer expected to unveil first smartphone on November 1st

    Quote Originally Posted by Deemo View Post
    Why i don't get it stick to what you know - phone development can't be cheap and can you compete really with google, apple and Samsung
    Depends who they've got on board. Additionally you have to remember that there are quite a few brands out there whom are stable and profitable, not just those three giants.

    I doubt this is just going to be a phone, I presume this will also be some form of dockable portable gaming device.

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    Re: Razer expected to unveil first smartphone on November 1st

    "bright-green Razer logo emblazoned on the back" Errrr yeah, hopefully they will have some colour options. Not sure thats going to sell it for them.
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    Re: Razer expected to unveil first smartphone on November 1st

    Quote Originally Posted by Jonj1611 View Post
    "bright-green Razer logo emblazoned on the back" Errrr yeah, hopefully they will have some colour options. Not sure thats going to sell it for them.
    Logo backlit with RGB LEDs, then?
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    Re: Razer expected to unveil first smartphone on November 1st

    Quote Originally Posted by Tabbykatze View Post
    Depends who they've got on board. Additionally you have to remember that there are quite a few brands out there whom are stable and profitable, not just those three giants.

    I doubt this is just going to be a phone, I presume this will also be some form of dockable portable gaming device.
    You do make a valid point there and i'm sure they probably no looking at mass market probably like a niche set of people

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    Re: Razer expected to unveil first smartphone on November 1st

    Rgb?

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    Re: Razer expected to unveil first smartphone on November 1st

    Quote Originally Posted by Tabbykatze View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Deemo View Post
    Why i don't get it stick to what you know - phone development can't be cheap and can you compete really with google, apple and Samsung
    Depends who they've got on board. Additionally you have to remember that there are quite a few brands out there whom are stable and profitable, not just those three giants.

    I doubt this is just going to be a phone, I presume this will also be some form of dockable portable gaming device.
    you are the only smart one here.

    all the other posts are negative and not smart enough to know what growth is in business. YOU TAKE CHANCES TO GROW, and you dont make assumptions until you SEE what they have on offer first, THEN judge.

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    Re: Razer expected to unveil first smartphone on November 1st

    Quote Originally Posted by ETR316 View Post
    all the other posts are negative and not smart enough to know what growth is in business. YOU TAKE CHANCES TO GROW, and you dont make assumptions until you SEE what they have on offer first, THEN judge.
    Its razor. I think it's fairly safe to judge in advance, they have a consistent track record with tacky, low quality items that carry a high price tag that entices the "beats headphone" owners...
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    Re: Razer expected to unveil first smartphone on November 1st

    Quote Originally Posted by shaithis View Post
    Its razor. I think it's fairly safe to judge in advance, they have a consistent track record with tacky, low quality items that carry a high price tag that entices the "beats headphone" owners...
    I guess I've been lucky, I've owned 7 separate Razer peripherals and used many more and have never had any problems like you are mentioning. I also find it amusing that those same people who hate Razer love Cyborg mice and cherish them like they're made of gold pixie dust considering they're ugly as f... and only comfortable after extensive mucking about and fall to pieces if you're not a twitch reflex gamer.

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    Re: Razer expected to unveil first smartphone on November 1st

    Quote Originally Posted by Tabbykatze View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by shaithis View Post
    Its razor. I think it's fairly safe to judge in advance, they have a consistent track record with tacky, low quality items that carry a high price tag that entices the "beats headphone" owners...
    I guess I've been lucky
    Not sure about that, my Razer Lachesis is still happily working well. That's what, 5+ years? I'd be interested to see what Razer decide to release, if it's a smartphone I'd imagine it'll be expensive. Just depends on the ecosystem of hardware it contains and software they decide to run with among other things.

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    Re: Razer expected to unveil first smartphone on November 1st

    Quote Originally Posted by Tabbykatze View Post
    I guess I've been lucky, I've owned 7 separate Razer peripherals and used many more and have never had any problems like you are mentioning. I also find it amusing that those same people who hate Razer love Cyborg mice and cherish them like they're made of gold pixie dust considering they're ugly as f... and only comfortable after extensive mucking about and fall to pieces if you're not a twitch reflex gamer.
    I have had Razor products, they are a brand like any other, I don't like Cyborg mice, who are these "same people" you mention?

    My Razor mouse was ok, failed after a couple of years but did it's job. Though I still think a green logo and the back of a phone maybe a bit garish
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    Re: Razer expected to unveil first smartphone on November 1st

    Quote Originally Posted by Jonj1611 View Post
    I have had Razor products, they are a brand like any other, I don't like Cyborg mice, who are these "same people" you mention?
    Quite a few times I have encountered anti-Razer people, some are my own friends, and they hate Razer products quoting tackiness and poor build quality. However at least 2 of my friends I know why they hate Razer is because they have FPSDoug level anger management issues and they smash their peripherals against the table so I'm not bleddy surprised it doesn't last. Then I get some of those same people going for the Cyborg and RAT products and glorifying them as the best thing to hit the peripheral market.

    Those "same" people are persons I have encountered on forums like this, private forums for guilds and gaming and in public and it's like it is fashionable to hate on the popular brand. However my return argument is always: "Well if they weren't doing something right, why are they the biggest gaming brand on the planet in use in eSports and multiple other areas" (inb4 "Well they literally open the box for the event right there and then for use", congrats, they do, and?)

    The only thing I hate about Razer Products is their affluence for neon green in their basic line of products. I love Ice Blue colour schemes but I'll be damned if I can find any products that have that without having to pay 20% extra for RGB just to put it to a single colour.

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    Re: Razer expected to unveil first smartphone on November 1st

    I can't say I have met people that hate Razor products though I am sure there are a few and I haven't really seen people on this forum be anti razor either. Maybe your experience on here is different?

    There will always be people who are for and against a product however, I do agree about the green, looked "ok" on my mouse but on the back of a phone reminds of those stickers you see stuck to the top of laptops.

    Well yes about the extra for lighting, there was that mouse that was reviewed for a mere £75 to get that blue affect https://hexus.net/tech/reviews/perip...i-clutch-gm60/
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