Razer is no stranger to smartphones, having bought Nextbit earlier this year. Now reports are saying the company might be building a phone specifically for gamers.
The company already has mobile apps for its services like Cortex as well as a wearable device, so a phone isn’t a stretch. We don’t know if it would be under the Razer or Nextbit name, but the focus on gamers hints at the former.
The company is planning an IPO in Hong Kong around October, and it could use those funds for the device. Niche devices rarely work out well, but we’re excited to see what Razer can come up with. Are you interested in a gamer-centric smartphone? Leave a comment!
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