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Razer Announces Phone Software Update


WHAT:                The Razer Phone is set to receive its May software update which adds portrait mode to its 12MP dual camera setup, updates privacy controls to address GDPR requirements facilitating enhanced data protection and privacy and includes general bug fixes.

                             Featuring the first 120Hz screen on a mobile phone powered by UltraMotion™ technology, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, HDR and Dolby Atmos sound, the Razer Phone is the ultimate gaming phone.  This recent update brings its camera abilities to a new level.

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WHY:                   Razer is committed to improving the features of the camera on the Razer Phone (or something). The addition of portrait mode for the camera on the Razer Phone creates a depth-of-field effect that highlights the object in focus.

Razer highly values its users’ privacy, and therefore we are adding the highest standards of GDPR requirements from the across the globe to the Razer Phone.  We welcome the implementation of GDPR as it is an important step to enabling and empowering individual privacy rights.

WHEN:                This update will begin rolling out via OTA update on May 21, 2018.

WHERE:              OTA and via Razer Support –

IMAGES:             N/A

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RazerTM is the world’s leading lifestyle brand for gamers.

The triple-headed snake trademark of Razer is one of the most recognized logos in the global gaming and esports communities. With a fan base that spans every continent, the company has designed and built the world’s largest gamer-focused ecosystem of hardware, software and services.

Razer’s award-winning hardware includes high-performance gaming peripherals, Blade gaming laptops and the acclaimed Razer Phone.

Razer’s software platform, with over 40 million users, includes Razer Synapse (an Internet of Things platform), Razer Chroma (a proprietary RGB lighting technology system), and Razer Cortex (a game optimizer and launcher).

Razer services include Razer zGold, one of the world’s largest virtual credit services for gamers, which allows gamers to purchase virtual goods and items from over 2,500 different games.

Founded in 2005 and dual-headquartered in San Francisco and Singapore, Razer has nine offices worldwide and is recognized as the leading brand for gamers in the USA, Europe and China. Razer is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 1337).

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