Netflix Recommends Razer Phone: Announces HDR App

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But on the specs side, things are far more sparse, because this laptop is powered by the Razer Phone, a 6-inch Android device that's powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset.

Razer's recently released Android smartphone could end up as its next laptop. When the phone has been docked, you can start using the display as a touchpad, which is a great feature and because the display size is already big, the trackpad area can be equivalent to a 2016 or 2017 MacBook Pro notebook's overly sized trackpad.

Razer has overnight announced Project Linda which is a 13.3 inch laptop that is powered by their upcoming based Android Razer Phones. Razer is playing to the phone strengths (the speakers), much in the same way that other smartphone brands are partnering with well-known companies on their strengths (Huawei with Leica). The company's rookie Razer Phone is not only getting HDR compatibility for the world's most popular video streaming service, also marking a first for Netflix. Don't get too excited, it is not a commercial product yet, Razer is unveiling it as a concept. This is because, this comes with a screen, keyboard and basically a full laptop experience, where as solutions like Samsung Dex is just a dock, and you still need to supply the monitor/display, keyboard and mouse.

Unlike the two stolen prototypes from CES 2017, Project Linda is a dumb device. "The 5.7" touchscreen of the Razer Phone can function as a touchpad, or as an interactive second touch display for custom interfaces or additional apps. But if Razer can hit an aggressive price on the Linda, then it could provide a solution for customers who want something for work without having to spend a lot more on a full notebook.

Project Linda also has Razer's iconic Chroma backlighting for the keybard, an audio jack, a USB port and a USB Type-C charging port.

An HDR-10 enabled display and Dobly-optimized speakers are only a small part of what the Razer Phone can do. With this in mind, it should come as no surprise to learn that Razer is looking to do even more with the device.

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