Hands-on with the new Razer Phone 2!

Hands-on with the new Razer Phone 2!

The Razer Phone 2 was just announced and once again it offers a ton of specs for gamers and Android fans alike. Razer has kept the familiar design from the original Razer Phone, but updated almost all of the specs across the board. They’ve also added a cool Chroma lighting effect to the logo on the back of the device. If you want to get a better look at this exciting phone, our friends at Pocketnow have posted their hands-on video.

As a quick refresher, here is the Razer Phone 2 specs compared to the original Razer Phone. The phone is available for pre-order right now for $799 for the 64GB Mirror Glass model and $899 for the 128GB Satin Glass model.

Category Razer Phone 2 Razer Phone 1
Dimensions 158.5 x 78.99 x 8.5mm 158.5 x 77.7 x 8 mm
CPU Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 @ 2.8GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 @ 2.0GHz
GPU Adreno 630 Adreno 540
RAM 8GB (LPDDR4X) 8GB (LPDDR4)
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 + 13MP f/1.75 w/ dual-tone LED flash, dual autofocus phase detection
Front Camera 8MP f/2.0 w/ 1080p video recording 5MP F/2.0 w/ 1080p video recording
Storage 64GB/128GB (Satin Glass only) w/ microSD support 32GB/64GB w/ microSD support
Display 5.72-inch 1440×2560 16:9 IGZO LCD514 PPI

120 Hz

Wide Color Gamut (WCG)

645 nits maximum

Corning Gorilla Glass 5

5.7-inch 1440×2560 16:9 IGZO LCD515 PPI

120Hz

Wide Color Gamut (WCG)

Corning Gorilla Glass 3

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 No, 3.5mm headphone jack, stereo front-facing speakers supporting Dolby Atmos
Battery 4,000mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0+, fast wireless Qi charging 4,000mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0+
Ports USB Type-C USB Type-C
Fingerprint scanner Yes (Side-mounted) Yes (Side-mounted)
Software Android 8.1 Oreo (upgradeable to Android Pie soon) Android 8.1 Oreo
Connectivity Single SIM
NFC
Bluetooth 5.0
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
LTE with VoLTE
Single SIM
NFC
Bluetooth 4.2
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
LTE with VoLTE
Bands
  • GSM: 850/900/1800/1900
  • WCDMA: B1/2/3/4/5/8
  • TDD-LTE: B38/39/40/41/48
  • FDD-LTE: B1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/13/14/17/18/19/20/26/28/29/30/32/66/71
  • GSM: Quad-band GSM UMTS: B1/2/3/4/5/8
  • LTE: B1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/17/19/20/25/26/28/29/30/66
  • TDD LTE: B38/39/40/41 TD-SCDMA: B34/39

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