[Video] Asus ROG Phone vs Razer Phone 2 – Which gaming phone should you choose?

[Video] Asus ROG Phone vs Razer Phone 2 – Which gaming phone should you choose?

The “gaming phone” market really picked up steam in 2018. Two of the top gaming smartphones were from manufacturers that are well-known in the gaming community. The Asus ROG Phone was launched in June as the company’s first attempt at a gaming smartphone. Meanwhile, Razer launched their second device, the Razer Phone 2 in October. XDA TV’s TK Bay sat down and compared these two devices in the video below. Check it out.

Category Razer Phone 2 Asus ROG Phone
Dimensions 158.5 x 78.99 x 8.5mm 158.8 x 76.2 x 8.7 mm
CPU Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 @ 2.8GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 @ 2.96GHz
GPU Adreno 630 Adreno 630
Rear Cameras 12MP (f/1.75 wide with OIS) + 12MP (f/2.6 telephoto) dual-tone LED flash, dual autofocus phase detection, 2160p @ 60FPS video recording 12MP + 8MP (120° wide-angle lens)
Front Camera 8MP f/2.0 w/ 1080p video recording 8MP
Storage 64GB/128GB (Satin Glass only) w/ microSD support UFS 2.1 128GB or 512GB
Display 5.72-inch 1440×2560 16:9 IGZO LCD514 PPI

120 Hz

Wide Color Gamut (WCG)

645 nits maximum

Corning Gorilla Glass 5

6-inch 2160×1080 AMOLED @ 90Hz, 1ms response time and HDR support
Audio No 3.5mm headphone jack (USB-C to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter included, 24-bit DAC), stereo front-facing speakers with dual amplifiers and Dolby Atmos Dual front-facing speakers, quad front-facing with TwinView Dock
Battery 4,000mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0+, fast wireless Qi charging 4,000 mAh supporting ASUS HyperCharge, 10,000 mAh with TwinView Dock
Ports USB Type-C 3.5mm headphone jack, three USB-C ports
Fingerprint scanner Yes (Side-mounted) Yes (Rear)
Software Android 8.1 Oreo Android 8.1 Oreo

Asus ROG Phone XDA Forum Razer Phone 2 XDA Forum

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