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Razer Unveils Project Linda: Android Laptop/Phone Hybrid Concept

Razer Unveils Project Linda: Android Laptop/Phone Hybrid Concept

The device docks the Razer Phone inside the chassis where a touchpad is placed and it connects with the press of a button.

While the concept of a smartphone laptop dock has been around for a while, new life was recently breathed into the idea with the release of the Samsung DeX system.

Once in place, the Razer Phone's 5.7 inch display turns into a touchpad, much like the screen-based touchpad in one of Razer's other laptops, and together with a 13 inch Quad HD screen, a 720p web cam, a standard USB port, and a USB Type C charging port, not to mention 200GB of storage, Project Linda is nearly like a Chromebook of sorts for gaming, except it runs Android as the Razer phone does, too. However, it could be a good fit for the on-the-go professional who occasionally needs a laptop form factor. Ideal for both quick text entries and lengthy typing sessions, and complete with custom Android keys for navigation, app selection, searching, and more. Personally, I am interested to see the final product; until then, check out a few screenshots of Project Linda below.

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.

Since Razer just launched a new phone, the impressive and aptly named Razer Phone, naturally much of the company's attention has been focused on that.

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Perhaps the nicest surprise of the hybrid setup is the user interface, which seems inspired by Windows from a functionality standpoint in such a way that it boosts productivity but shouldn't attract a lawsuit.

Project Linda also has 200GB of storage where a user can put backups or additional media. You also use the phone's fingerprint sensor to authenticate and even the dual front-facing speakers because the laptop has no built-in speakers. Connectivity afforded via Project Linda includes a built in 3.5-millimeter audio jack, a USB-A port, a USB-C charging port, 720p webcam, and a dual-array microphone, giving a range of options for communication and external devices. But what if they didn't have to be two separate things?

Although, it is unknown whether Project Linda will officially release.

Check out the full review of the Razer Project Linda on our sister site CNET.


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