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  1. Lucy Davies's Avatar
    What's the back made of & how hot does it get with extensive gaming?
    11-02-2017 01:12 PM
  2. pkcable's Avatar
    As we may know this phone is made by the team who made the Robin phone. And the Robin has durability issues. Mine developed micro factures and had to be replaced under warranty. I believe many other had that issue. Also it ended up on Zack "jerryrig's" wall of shame. SO what's the deal with the structure of the Razor phone? Is it built better? Did they learn from mistakes of the past? Or could this be an issue again?
    11-02-2017 01:52 PM
  3. Laura Knotek's Avatar
    Will this device meet the same demise​ as the Robin? The Robin got discontinued shortly after it was released. Should this company be trusted for longevity?
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    11-02-2017 02:19 PM
  4. Bruce_Wayne8887's Avatar
    The Razer phone is made of metal. I guess the same metal they use in their laptops, thats what they said at the keynote. So not the cheap plastic of the robin.
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    11-02-2017 03:10 PM
  5. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Will this device meet the same demise​ as the Robin? The Robin got discontinued shortly after it was released. Should this company be trusted for longevity?
    The main difference is that Nextbit was a true startup, while Razer is a much bigger and well-established company. I'm not an analyst, but I'd guess that this was Razer's big reason for buying Nextbit -- to develop their own gaming phone. If the phone sells well, I'd guess that Razer will give good support, but if it crashes and burns, they might just consider it a failed experiment and stick with desktops.
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    11-02-2017 05:05 PM
  6. mstrblueskys's Avatar
    The main difference is that Nextbit was a true startup, while Razer is a much bigger and well-established company. I'm not an analyst, but I'd guess that this was Razer's big reason for buying Nextbit -- to develop their own gaming phone. If the phone sells well, I'd guess that Razer will give good support, but if it crashes and burns, they might just consider it a failed experiment and stick with desktops.
    Hopefully it goes better than the Forge TV I have somewhere collecting dust.

    Alex, how's the battery life with such a high powered screen? Does it dial back for mundane tasks or have a lower resolution setting?
    11-02-2017 08:55 PM
  7. anon(3092520)'s Avatar
    I'm curious about those large speaker grilles on both ends. Do they look like they're going to collect dust, lint and grime?
    11-03-2017 04:10 AM
  8. zizu101's Avatar
    Alex, can you try unlocking the phone with your left hand index finger. i hold the phone with my left hand and want to know if i can comfortably unlock the phone by just holding and clicking.
    11-03-2017 04:13 AM
  9. Andersj1992's Avatar
    Alex, please tell me how the DAC performes
    11-03-2017 04:27 PM
  10. Morty2264's Avatar
    How does it feel in the hand? I am interested in this phone (let's get real: there are about four or five phones I'm interested in now...); but my hands are small and so I hesitate when the screen is 5.7." But it looks absolutely gorgeous and the specs are insanely good!
    11-03-2017 06:51 PM
  11. KOAO's Avatar
    It there anyway you could share the wallpapers? I saw a few that look good, so I am just asking.

    Also, I know there is no Verizon support, but any chance you could pop in a VZW Sim, in the small but highly unlikely possibility it supports VZW?
    11-04-2017 12:46 AM
  12. Guytronic's Avatar
    Is it really impressive?...or is it the same old "I like it because it's new?"
    11-04-2017 01:57 AM
  13. Alex Dobie's Avatar
    How does it feel in the hand? I am interested in this phone (let's get real: there are about four or five phones I'm interested in now...); but my hands are small and so I hesitate when the screen is 5.7." But it looks absolutely gorgeous and the specs are insanely good!
    It's big even for a 5.7in 16:9. If you have small hands, it's gonna be tough.

    Alex, please tell me how the DAC performes
    Pretty well. Powers a pair of big studio headphones just fine, but has issues working with phones besides the Razer Phone.

    Alex, can you try unlocking the phone with your left hand index finger. i hold the phone with my left hand and want to know if i can comfortably unlock the phone by just holding and clicking.
    No problem using my middle finger (left hand) to do that.

    I'm curious about those large speaker grilles on both ends. Do they look like they're going to collect dust, lint and grime?
    They can collect lint, but it's not terrible. I've certainly seen way worse in other phones like the Pixel 2 XL.

    Will this device meet the same demise​ as the Robin? The Robin got discontinued shortly after it was released. Should this company be trusted for longevity?
    I get the impression Razer has a roadmap here and this won't be a one-off. Nextbit was a scrappy startup, Razer is an established brand with a PC + accessory business making good money.

    As we may know this phone is made by the team who made the Robin phone. And the Robin has durability issues. Mine developed micro factures and had to be replaced under warranty. I believe many other had that issue. Also it ended up on Zack "jerryrig's" wall of shame. SO what's the deal with the structure of the Razor phone? Is it built better? Did they learn from mistakes of the past? Or could this be an issue again?
    Fine so far. Also this is metal, not plastic, which makes a big difference.

    What's the back made of & how hot does it get with extensive gaming?
    Aluminum with a soft-touch anodized coating. Feels nice.
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    11-04-2017 11:16 AM
  14. Morty2264's Avatar
    It's big even for a 5.7in 16:9. If you have small hands, it's gonna be tough.



    Pretty well. Powers a pair of big studio headphones just fine, but has issues working with phones besides the Razer Phone.



    No problem using my middle finger (left hand) to do that.



    They can collect lint, but it's not terrible. I've certainly seen way worse in other phones like the Pixel 2 XL.



    I get the impression Razer has a roadmap here and this won't be a one-off. Nextbit was a scrappy startup, Razer is an established brand with a PC + accessory business making good money.



    Fine so far. Also this is metal, not plastic, which makes a big difference.



    Aluminum with a soft-touch anodized coating. Feels nice.
    Thank you so much for letting me know!
    11-04-2017 11:43 AM
  15. zizu101's Avatar
    Thanks Alex.
    Now we await the review.
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    11-04-2017 11:57 AM
  16. xplod566's Avatar
    Hey Alex
    I have a Xperia phone.Could you confirm if the DAC supports any Xperia xz1 or xz premium phones .
    Or as a matter of fact how is the sq Inna different phone for the dac.
    11-04-2017 04:03 PM
  17. Emazing's Avatar
    Hi Alex, does it have double tap to wake and how is the haptic feedback?

    Also, can try downloading the Google Camera hdr+ port apk to see if it takes better photo quality and faster autofocusing?
    Morty2264 and zizu101 like this.
    11-04-2017 05:14 PM
  18. jsarino's Avatar
    Alex, from what you heard so far, will this get software and security updates regularly? I'd be concerned about support for this device.
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    11-05-2017 05:34 PM
  19. canawler's Avatar
    Alex, from what you heard so far, will this get software and security updates regularly? I'd be concerned about support for this device.
    Razer's track record isn't good. Their other phone, the Robin, is currently on the April '17 security update.
    Also, they ended manufacturer warranty support of the phone while it was still being sold by many retailers. You can buy the Robin new on Amazon right now but Razer will not honor their warranty.
    11-09-2017 07:56 AM
  20. pkcable's Avatar
    Razer's track record isn't good. Their other phone, the Robin, is currently on the April '17 security update.
    Also, they ended manufacturer warranty support of the phone while it was still being sold by many retailers. You can buy the Robin new on Amazon right now but Razer will not honor their warranty.
    Can you really call the Robin, their phone? It was made by Nextbit. YES they bought Nextbit, but they had absolutely nothing to do with the design, production and sale of that phone. Robin(s) remaining in sales channels are most likely leftover models being sold by 3rd party groups, and NOT being sold by Razor.
    libra89 likes this.
    11-09-2017 09:05 AM
  21. canawler's Avatar
    I do get what you're saying but when a company buys another company they take both the good and the bad. They're taking on the liabilities of that other company. As far as I'm concerned, the Robin became Razers phone when they purchased Nextbit. Razer has been in complete control of whether or not the Robin gets security patches so I consider their track record with updates to be fair game. Also, the last update to the Robin dropped well after the buyout. Razer is aware that update left a crippling battery drain bug relating to Bluetooth that they have done nothing to fix. Again, to me, that goes on their support record.

    Honoring a warranty is also part of an acquisition. And you're right, the ones on Amazon aren't being sold by Razer or Nextbit but the warranty cut off came before the last Nextbit sold units would have expired. All companies that I'm aware of still honor their warranties when purchased from other retailers if you have proof of purchase?

    By the way, the Robin is still a great phone for the price, even without a warranty. I expect the Razer phone to be awesome. I'm just sceptical of Razer's support due to the way they've handled the Nextbit purchase.
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    11-09-2017 10:03 AM
  22. Lucy Davies's Avatar
    Is the phone's camera as bad as Android Central make it out to be in there review?
    11-14-2017 05:52 PM
  23. tsquare2112's Avatar
    Battery life? How is it?
    11-17-2017 06:36 PM
  24. Wassup boi's Avatar
    I just got the Razer phone and I wonder why I get advertisements on the home screen when I leave apps an stuff? Is the same for you?
    01-09-2018 04:45 AM
  25. miniracer2003's Avatar
    Does it support VoLTE for T-Mobile?
    02-17-2018 09:54 AM
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