You need to check out Razer's Project Linda, which beautifully turns the Razer Phone into a laptop. Read more: https://www.technobuffalo.com/2018/01/09/wild-razer-concept-just-made-the-razer-phone-a-lot-more-exciting
Stay tuned for more CES 2018 coverage!
Music from Epidemic Sound. Start your free 30-day trial!
More tech goodness: http://www.technobuffalo.com
Google Plus: https://plus.google.com/+TechnoBuffalo
Love concept, finger crossed it came out... and other manufacturers pick up similar form factor for example:
Microsoft and mobile Windows S (they trying docking systems for a while and with new processors would work),
Apple and iPhone line (form factor of their phones don't change through generations, and fanboys would buy even if overpriced),
Samsung and Galaxy line (great phones and big supply base of screens and additional memory),
Huawei & Xiaomi & Oppo (cheaper Chinese form factor is an advantage, also they are innovative)...
Remember Motorola Atrix dock? they used to be the way to make a raspberry pi laptops until used ones become out of stock or to expensive on eBay... Now imagine small Rasberry Pi ZERO in this not beast but can work (but only if shell cost around $100-150 ish) Chinese manufactures I'm talking to you 😁
If I would buy this type of device? Yeap... only if Apple would consider additional storage/SD expansion... 128GB it's not so much if you don't like cloud services or you are out in "wild life" were internet conection is shity
This is a useful thing for techies that have multiple devices for different things. Sure you could buy a laptop with same specs at same price (not with Razer build halitosis) but sometimes tech guys who have multiple devices use an. iPad, some use phones, laptops etc
Yep, I also think that you did.
I just wanted to emphasize the "old idea" and by this to show that I think that it will not appeal to the public (the same success as the old ones)... even though personally I am quite a big fan of this idea ! just waiting for the one that really fits my need
That's not a bad idea but individual people have different cases on their phone. Would be annoying to take it on and off for to use a laptop. What happens if someone going to call you, do you answer on the laptop?
WOU!!! NOW I KNOW WHY THERE IS THAT MUCH RAM ON THE PHONE!!! AM IN LOVE!!! I NEED THIS! but seriously if they do this and it seems it dont need Soooo mich more polish at all, i would consider my next phone Razer phone no fucks given about the price if i knew i could do this with it ! Its like you can save so much money and not to worry about having a real heavy expensive notebook with you just if you want the basics and face it 85-90% of the majority of people ARE the basics on PC like web/eshops/video/netflix etc/casual games etc some basic word etc , and for real stuff like GAMING and vid.enc. you have to have REAL PC anyway not some overpriced 3500 macbook "pro" lol ...
Sorry this is Apple's patent from March 2017...
Well they are concepts kind of the idea and they can see how the public reacts to it and see if there is any demand for it.some of the concepts they showed before like the modular pc and the 3 screens laptop are just not possible yet.
This would have to mean that Razer would have to be married to the design of the phone -- at least for a few years. I don't see anyone going out and replacing the laptop portion just because Razer decided to change the design of the phone that will no longer fit in the chassis of this laptop. Other than that, I'm pretty impressed and would definitely have to think hard about getting one.
It's a cool idea, and one that's been around since at least 2012, but in practice, I wouldn't want this. I like to keep my phone separate from my laptops and my desktops. To me, my phone is for more "normie" stuff. YouTube, Reddit, Gmail, as well as more phone specific uses, such as alarms, timers, and of course, the cameras.
I don't want to mix that with the actual work and gaming I would do on a lapyop or desktop. If I want a laptop, I'll use either my own or my school laptop. If I want to do any sort of computer work, I'll get on my main rig.
It's cool, but it's nothing new in concept, even if the tech has come forth a fair bit in basically 6 years. It just feels wasteful and cluttered to have the shell of a laptop lying around whenever you don't want to use your phone as a laptop.
I did consider getting a Note 3 and doing something like this back in 2013, but in the end, it's not practical. Android isn't very practical for more than phone and tablet use. Laptops and desktops require more openness, and a different interface to get the most out of them.
lightning 457 I think they tried it with the Atrix. My issue is compatibility with newer phones. Also, it would suck if something happened to your phone (hardware or software related) and you had no computer too.
How is it pointless? Chromebooks are selling well, and they do the exact same thing. These "shells" could EASILY be as cheap as 1 -150 dollars or so. That's very compelling for a snappy laptop-like experience.
I like the concept, my brother had 2 generations of the asus padfone docking tablet phone. And that realy highlighted the drawback of having a large accessory that is entirely dependent on a phone, something that is highly likely to break during handling or go obsolete, leaving you with a laptop shaped paper weight, and these thing almost never have support across generations of phones. 5 out of 7 perfect score would buy.
y should the track pad be at that spot? can it be like a software only (kinda like a bluetooth mouse) track pad? that way theres no need to have a track pad anymore? crazy concepts again by them. great job.