Faster gaming Razer Phone 2 officially launched, but not coming to Asia and the Philippines
As Razer updates it gaming smartphone, the Razer Phone 2, the availability remains the same with a US-only launch–at least for the moment.
So what’s new with the Razer Phone 2? The gaming-centric company upgrades the display quality, it retains the 120Hz refresh rate but boosts the brightness. It has also an HDR and DCI-P3 wide color gamut output and measure at 5.7-inch 16:9 ratio.
Razer adds Vapor Chamber cooling system inside and paired the Snapdragon 845 that supports overclocking of specific games thru their Cortex App. The RAM is 8GB while storage is a fast 64GB UFS.
A dual camera setup on the back promises improve shooting capability, thanks to the 12MP dual pixel Sony sensor accompanied by a 12MP telephone. At the front is an 8MP fixed focus selfie snapper.
Outside is quite a noticeable change with the Chroma logo at the glass back. Speaking of glass, the Razer Phone 2 features wireless charging aside from the Quick Charge 4.0+ with a rated 4000mAh battery.
Razer Phone 2 full specs, availability, pricing
- Display: 5.7-inch QHD IPS LCD, HDR, 120Hz refresh rate, 108.6% DCIP3, HDR, Gorilla Glass
- Design: Chroma RGB lighting, Vapor Chamber cooling, IP67 Water Resistance
- CPU: Snapdragon 845 up to 2.95 GHz processor
- GPU: Adreno 640 graphics
- Memory: 8GB RAM
- Storage: 64GB UFS 2.1
- Camera: 12MP + 12MP Sony IMX363
- Selfie: 8MP
- Battery: 4,000 mAh, Quick Charge 4.0
- Security: Fingerprint sensor
- Connectivity: Dual SIM, NFC, WiFi ac, Bluetooth 5.0
- Audio: dual front-facing speakers
- Ports: 3.5mm audio jack, USB Type-C 3.0
- OS: Android 8.1 Oreo
- Price: $800 for aluminum, $900 satin finish
- Accessories: Wireless Charging for $100, Kevlar Case for $40 or $50
- Philippine price: Php 44,990 up to Php 49,990 converted
- Availability: October 2018 release in the US