Razer's Project Linda lifts a phone to laptop level

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Razer had this unique idea of powering its latest laptop using the powerful Razer Phone, which comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset or Exynos 8895 octa-core processor depending on the country. Nevertheless, Project Linda is still an incredibly interesting concept that would be great to see come to fruition at some point.

Razer's Project Linda is now just a concept, and, there's no information on whether or not it will ever be released commercially.

The Razer Project Linda concept is an ultraportable laptop, powered by a docked Razer Android smartphone that also serves as the touchpad. Razer and Netflix have now partnered to equip the Razer Phone with HDR video playback and Dolby Digital 5.1 audio support in through the Netflix app.

Enjoy Android games in new ways with Project Linda.


Having said that, Project Linda also comes with 200 GB of storage and 53.6 Wh of internal battery that charges the Razer Phone when docked. You might remember Microsoft's effort with Windows 10 phones and computers or Samsung's DeX with their Android phones. The Razer Phone docks easily into Project Linda and connects with a simple key press, seamlessly integrating the devices. Razer Phone is to be for mobile gamers what Razer PCs are for PC gamers. Now, with Razer more fully integrating the actual touchscreen of the phone as a touchpad for the laptop and a second screen, it could be a sign that these smartphone/laptop hybrids are on their way to showing real promise for enterprise users. Razer is likely still tinkering around with the concept to get it right, with plans to commence a commercial production perhaps being somewhere in the near future.

A full-size, built-in keyboard adds to the capabilities of Project Linda, providing enhanced productivity and differentiated gaming experiences. Aside as serving as a new accessory for the phone, Project Linda also features an additional 200GB of storage space and extra batteries, meaning the Razer Phone charges the entire time it's docked to the product.

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).

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