Razer Phone 2 unveiled

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The Razer Phone 2 was recently announced. The gaming handset features a Snapdragon 845 processor, variable display refresh rate, RGB backlit logo.

Razer Phone 2

Whether or not we need gaming smartphones is up for debate. But that hasn’t stopped Razer from releasing the first Razer Phone.

This time, the company has announced its successor, the Razer Phone 2. And it brings with it gaming features and top of the line specs.

The Razer Phone 2 boasts a 5.7-inch QHD IGZO LCD display with a 16:9 aspect ratio and variable refresh rate of up to 120Hz. The screen is bright, topping at 580 nits. It also offers HDR support and has a wider color gamut for better looking games and videos.

Razer Phone 2

Inside, the phone is powered by a Snapdragon 845, the current king of processors, and comes with a vapor chamber thermal cooling system for heat management. It is paired with an Adreno 650 graphics chip, 8GB RAM, and 64GB UFS storage for faster read and write speeds.

In the camera department, the handset has a 12MP + 12MP dual Sony sensors. For selfies, it relies on an 8MP shooter.

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At the back, the gaming phone has a glass panel to support wireless charing. It has a 4,000 mAh battery with Quick Charge. The Razer logo is here as well, and comes with RGB backlighting and Chroma support.

The Razer Phone 2 is up for pre-order in the United States with a price of USD799. Converted, that’s roughly around PHP44,000, which is around the vicinity of most flagships nowadays.

Razer Phone 2 specs:

  • 5.7-inch Quad HD IGZO LCD Display (2560 x 1440px, 515ppi)
  • 120Hz Variable Refresh Rate, Corning Gorilla Glass
  • 2.8GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Processor
  • Adreno 630 GPU
  • 8GB RAM + 64GB Storage, MicroSD Slot
  • 12MP (f/1.8, wide, OIS) + 12MP (f/1.6, 2x Zoom) Dual Rear Cameras
  • 8MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • NFC
  • USB Type-C
  • Front-Facing Dual Speakers, Dedicated Amp
  • Dolby ATMOS and THX Certified DAC
  • RGB Backlit Logo, Chroma Support
  • IP67 Dust and Water Resistance
  • Vapor Chamber Cooling
  • Android 8.1 Oreo
  • 4,000mAh Battery, QuickCharge 4+, Wireless Charging

Bryan is a geek at heart and a tech enthusiast by choice. He has a strong background in corporate communications, marketing services, and customer relations having worked in the telecommunications and banking sectors for over two decades. In his spare time, he enjoys watching clips on YouTube and binge watching shows on Netflix.

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