Project Linda is a 13.3-inch laptop design that is powered by the Android-based Razer Phone. It is a smartphone and laptop hybrid concept that aims to unite the Android environment using a laptop. Meanwhile, the HyperFlux is really a wireless mouse technology which gets its power from the mouse pad. This technology comprises a mouse along with a harmonious mouse pad to ensure that consumers do not need to charge the wireless mouse separately.
In Project Linda, a notebook docks the Razer Phone on its body, at the area where a touchpad is generally put. It does not dock such as Samsung’s DeX or require a separate adapter. It connects with the press of a button and instantly transforms Project Linda into an Android laptop. The smartphone’s Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC and 8GB RAM guarantee responsive performance. Clearly, Razer has an exciting new merchandise in Project Linda. Razer co-founder and CEO Min-Liang Tan, says, “Project Linda combines the best of both worlds, bringing a larger display and physical computer keyboard to the Android environment, enhancing the experience for gaming and productivity.”
The notebook has a 15mm thin unibody CNC aluminum chassis and weighs under 1.25kg such as the docked phone.It sports a 13.3-inch Quad HD touchscreen and comes with an integrated keypad. The 5.7-inch screen on the Razer Phone may be utilized as a touchpad, or as another display to get apps and tools. The laptop keyboard also includes that the Razer Chroma backlighting that may be personalised with assorted colour options.
The concept notebook also offers a 53.6Whr internal battery that can charge the docked telephone to complete capacity over three times, Razer states. Inside the laptop is 200GB of storage. In terms of connectivity, Project Linda features a built-in 3.5-millimetre audio jack, a USB Type-A interface, a USB Type-C charging interface, 720p webcam, plus a dual-array mic. As of now, it’s uncertain when Project Linda will reach the marketplace.
As for the HyperFlux, it’s comparable to the Corsair Black Core RGB mouse and its own Corsair MM1000 Qi Wireless Charging Mouse Pad which has been also unveiled in CES 2018 this year. While it does not use the Qi charging standard, the Razer’s solution uses makes the mouse pad to create a magnetic field that transfers power directly to the mouse rather than charging battery. Razer asserts the Razer Mamba HyperFlux mouse along with the Razer Firefly HyperFlux mouse pad would be the world’s first such devices that provide power directly into the mouse, eliminating the need for a battery. Razer CEO Tan states, “While some other companies have tried to do wireless charging for mice, they have been unable to realize accurate wireless electricity as their mice still need a battery to be charged. HyperFlux Wireless Power Technology is a game changer in the world of wireless gaming”
The Razer HyperFlux wireless hardware combo is going to be made available in Q1 2018, and is priced at $249 (roughly Rs. 15,900). The Razer Mamba HyperFlux mouse has an optical detector capable of 16,000 DPI, also features Razer Chroma customisable lighting, something which finds its way to the Razer Firefly HyperFlux mouse pad too.