Razer's Project Linda concept docks its Android phone in the laptop

Razer's Project Linda concept docks its Android phone in the laptop

Project Linda is essentially a 13.3-inch laptop shell with a dock for the Razer Phone.

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. The joining of the two turns the laptop chassis into an Android powered device running on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 with 8GB of RAM. In fact, the core of Project Linda is actually the Razer Phone that the company released previous year and merged it into a laptop shell.

While not a laptop without the phone, the chassis's keyboard does offer Razer's Chroma backlighting and customization settings. "Users benefit from a responsive and comfortable typing experience, customized for the Android environment with dedicated keys for navigation, search and app selection", Razer says.

A full-size, built-in keyboard adds to the capabilities of Project Linda, providing enhanced productivity and differentiated gaming experiences.

Razer's Project Linda concept docks its Android phone in the laptop

If you had Razer's Project Linda, you wouldn't need to install an emulator on your laptop to play Clash of Clans on a bigger display or sync your files across devices. Connectivity options include a USB Type-C port and 3.5 mm audio jack.

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

However, it is not a traditional gaming laptop despite having the same design language as per the company's Blade gaming laptops. The Razer Phone's performance, display, and dual front-firing speakers combine seamlessly with Project Linda's larger screen, keyboard, and battery to provide the ultimate mobile hybrid setup for gaming, creativity, and productivity.

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