CES 2018: Project Linda Turns Razer Phone Into A Laptop

CES 2018: Project Linda Turns Razer Phone Into A Laptop

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 hopes that Project Linda will be a new era for mobile computing, blending the familiar Android environment with the ease of use of a laptop. The current prototype has a Full HD screen but the plan is to include a QHD, 120Hz display - an exact mirror of the Razer Phone's screen.

"Razer's Project Linda laptop seamlessly docks the Razer Phone inside its chassis where a touchpad would normally reside, and connects with the press of a button". This year, the company has unveiled Project Linda, which looks like a PC laptop but acts as a dock for the Razer Phone that turns the mobile device into what's a essentially an Android-based laptop. But it's a concept that makes a lot of sense, not just for the Razer Phone, but for all sorts of mobile phones. But theres also a full-screen keyboard complete with customizable Razer Chroma backlighting (because nothing says “Razer” like RGB lights).

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The idea of using a phone to power a laptop isn't entirely new; Motorola gave it a shot back in 2011 with the Laptop Dock for the Atrix 4G. For now Razer is gathering fan feedback, but we wouldnt get too attached – juts take Linda for what it is, a cool-looking concept. "The Razer Phone 5.7-inch display can be used as a touchpad, or as a second screen for access to apps, tools, and more".

The laptop body doesn't have any of its own processing power, but it does feature a 200 GB storage drive, a 720p webcam, its own microphone, and an extended battery (with a 53.6 watt-hour capacity). Hit up the project's official web page for more information. Immersive audio is delivered through the front-firing speakers of the Razer Phone or enjoyed with a set of headphones connected to the 3.5mm jack.

There's also a relatively small market for such a device as there can't be all that many Razer Phone owners out there, but as a concept I think it's absolutely incredible.

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