Razer wants to power a laptop with its Razer Phone

Razer wants to power a laptop with its Razer Phone

Granted, you may want more laptop performance than the Razer Phone can provide, but for day-to-day tasks, travelling professionals, and others, Project Linda may suit their needs perfectly. If the Razer Phone's display is too small, you can use Project Linda to super-size your game's visuals. It's useless on its own, but you can plop your Razer smartphone right below the keyboard and access your device on a larger screen with a full keyboard and mouse support, albeit still running Android. Then again, the gaming-oriented Windows tablet called Project Fiona unveiled in 2012 did become a real, if short-lived, product sold as the Razer Edge.

The laptop itself has a full-size Razer Chroma keyboard, with the same multi-million-color set of backlighting options, plus some keyboard layout tweaks specially for Android.

The Project Linda laptop is basically just a monitor, keyboard, storage, ports, and power supply dressed up in a 13.3-inch Razer Blade Stealth-ish chassis. Razer chose to equip the laptop with a 13.3-inch Quad HD touchscreen which extends the 120Hz experience available on the Razer Phone to a larger display.

Connectivity on Project Linda includes a 3.5mm audio jack, USB-A port and a USB-C charging port. However, none of them have quite the polish that Project Linda does.

I for one can't help but feel like this project is a bit of extra justification for the Razor phone's shortcomings and existence.




Cleverly, when docked, the Razer Phone works as the laptop's touchpad as it slides into the front of the keyboard.

We're accustomed to Razer's annual fun, brash CES prototypes turn into vaporware, and sometimes what the company shows us are barely functioning prototypes. More than 4,000 companies compete for accolades at CES, the world's most prestigious tech tradeshow. If not, does this news make you more tempted by one?

For more information on Razer's Project Linda concept and to register for announcements, visit razerzone.com/projectlinda.

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.

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