[Video] Razer Phone 2 After 3 Months: Gaming Ahead Of Its Time?

[Video] Razer Phone 2 After 3 Months: Gaming Ahead Of Its Time?

Gaming smartphones was a relatively small trend in 2018. We only saw a handful of devices in this category, but it could be bigger in 2019. Razer is already on their second generation gaming device, the Razer Phone 2. We were impressed with the Razer Phone 2 in our full written review, now the folks at Pocketnow have shared their thoughts on the device after using it for 3 months. Is this still the gaming phone to beat? Or are there better options on the market now?

Razer Phone 2 XDA Forum

SpecsRazer Phone 2
Dimensions158.5 x 78.99 x 8.5mm
CPUQualcomm Snapdragon 845 @ 2.8GHz
GPUAdreno 630
Rear Cameras12MP (f/1.75 wide with OIS) + 12MP (f/2.6 telephoto) dual-tone LED flash, dual autofocus phase detection, 2160p @ 60FPS video recording
Front Camera8MP f/2.0 w/ 1080p video recording
Storage64GB/128GB (Satin Glass only) w/ microSD support
Display5.72-inch 1440×2560 16:9 IGZO LCD514 PPI

120 Hz

Wide Color Gamut (WCG)

645 nits maximum

Corning Gorilla Glass 5

AudioNo 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
Battery4,000mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0+, fast wireless Qi charging
PortsUSB Type-C
Fingerprint scannerYes (Side-mounted)
SoftwareAndroid 8.1 Oreo (upgradeable to Android Pie soon)
ConnectivitySingle SIM
Bluetooth 5.0
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
LTE with VoLTE
  • 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

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Joe Fedewa
Joe Fedewa

Former Managing Editor at XDA-Developers. Lover of all things with displays.