Razer unveiled a prototype laptop at this years CES event in Las Vegas. A laptop that runs completely on its Razer Smartphone. If you are a Razer Phone owner, then you will be able to enhance the experience of your smartphone into a laptop level of experience.
This concept isn’t really that far-fetched. Asus plans to release a laptop this year that runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor. This is the same chip that is featured on the Razer Phone. One of the Upsides to this is superior battery performance and efficiency.
More on the Razer Phone
The Razer Phone is a smartphone that was recently released at the end of 2017. It is designed and built by a company synonymous with manufacturing gaming peripherals such as keyboards and mice. Razer also received critical praise for their gaming headsets and laptops. So their most recent exploration was into the arena of mobile gaming with the release of its Android-based Razer smartphone.
The Razer Phone is currently being dubbed the best Android gaming smartphone on the market today. It packs some serious internals in the form of a Snapdragon 835 chip with 8GB of RAM. What sets the Razer Phone apart from other flagships is its screen which is running at a 120Hz refresh rate.
How Does Project Linda Work?
Razer’s Project Linda is just a fancy laptop chassis based on the Razer Blade Stealth series of premium gaming laptops. The screen is a 1080p 60hz monitor. Razer says they will bump the screen up to 1440p with a refresh rate of 120Hz to match the Razer Phone. The laptop Chassis also has a premium built RGB backlit keyboard.
There’s also USB A and USB C ports as well as a headphone jack which is currently missing from the Razer phone. What you don’t get are physical trackpads and speakers. No problem at all because of the Razer Phone Docks into the space below the keyboard which is usually reserved for the trackpad. The phone then doubles up as a mouse trackpad and speaker combo. It can also serve as a small secondary screen.
Will We Ever Get To See Project Linda?
I sure hope we do so. Like I mentioned before, it isn’t that much of a far-fetched concept. Our smartphones are becoming so much more powerful. The ability to convert them into laptops instantly will be such a great advantage for power users.
But at the moment, I can’t really see who would buy such a device. The focus market for this product is very small since it is dedicated to just Razer Phone owners. Also, those users will have to be willing to pay what will probably be a high price for this product.