Razer Phone 2 smartphone was launched in October 2018. The phone comes with a 5.72-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1440 pixels by 2560 pixels. It is a 120Hz UltraMotion display that promises “a brighter screen with zero lag or stuttering” and comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection.
The Razer Phone 2 is powered by 2.8GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC clocked up to 2.8GHz, coupled with Adreno 630 GPU and Vapor Chamber Cooling. Additionally, the phone comes with 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM. The phone packs 64GB/128GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 1GB via a microSD card. The Razer Phone 2 packs a 12-megapixel (f/1.75) + 12-megapixel (f/2.6) primary camera on the rear and an 8-megapixel front shooter for selfies.
The Razer Phone 2 is powered by a 4000mAh battery with Qualcomm QuickCharge 4.0+ support and Wireless Charging support. It measures 158.50 x 78.99 x 8.50 (height x width x thickness). It comes with an IP67 rating for water resistance up to 1 metre. Other features include dual front-firing stereo speakers with dual amplifiers, Dolby Atmos technology, and 24-bit DAC audio adapter.
The Razer Phone 2 runs Android 8.1 Oreo and single SIM (GSM) smartphone. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, USB Type-C, 3G and 4G. Sensors on the phone include Compass/ Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer and Ambient light sensor.
The company is claiming a new design with the Razer Phone 2 that comes with a glass back, equipped with wireless charging, Razer Chroma RGB logo, and IP67 water resistance rating. For audio, the smartphone houses dual front-facing stereo speakers that feature Dolby Atmos and a 24-bit USB Type-C DAC. The logo on the back of Razer Phone 2 is RGB backlit and supports Razer Chroma. Like its predecessor, is equipped with a true 120Hz display.
The Razer Phone 2 has been priced at $799.99 in the US. Pre-orders start today (October 11) at 12:01am PST (12:31pm IST), with shipping dates yet to be announced. Notably, the Razer Phone 2 comes in two variants. There is a 64GB storage model that has a “classy mirror back” and a 128GB storage variant with “rugged satin finish”. However, the 128GB storage model will be released at a later date.
Razer Phone 2 full specifications
- Release date October 2018
- Launched in India No
- Form factor Touchscreen
- Dimensions (mm) 158.50 x 78.99 x 8.50
- IP rating IP67
- Battery capacity (mAh) 4000
- Fast charging Quick Charge 4+
- Wireless charging Yes
- Screen size (inches) 5.72
- Touchscreen Yes
- Resolution 1440×2560 pixels
- Protection type Gorilla Glass
- Aspect ratio 16:9
- Processor 2.8GHz octa-core
- Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
- RAM 8GB
- Internal storage 64GB
- Expandable storage Yes
- Expandable storage type microSD
- Expandable storage up to (GB) 1
- Dedicated microSD slot Yes
- Rear camera 12-megapixel (f/1.75) + 12-megapixel (f/2.6)
- Rear autofocus Phase detection autofocus
- Rear flash Dual LED
- Front camera 8-megapixel (f/2.0)
- Operating system Android 8.1 Oreo
- Wi-Fi Yes
- Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
- GPS Yes
- Bluetooth Yes, v 5.00
- USB Type-C Yes
- Number of SIMs 1
- SIM 1
- GSM/CDMA GSM
- 3G Yes
- 4G/ LTE Yes
- Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
- Proximity sensor Yes
- Accelerometer Yes
- Ambient light sensor Yes