The first phone from Razer is high-end and pitched solidly at the gaming market.
- Fast performance
- UltraMotion display
- Dual-lens camera
- 8GB RAM
- All-black design is bland
- Snapdragon 835 is now somewhat old for a premium phone
- Best suited for gamers
- No headphone jack
When did the Razer Phone come out? The Razer Phone launched in Australia on 30 June 2018.
What’s new about the Razer Phone UltraMotion display, dual-lens camera, Snapdragon 835 + 8GB RAM.
How much does the Razer Phone cost? The Razer Phone retails for $1,099.
Razer's first phone took its time to launch in Australia, but it's a phone that predictably has the most appeal to the gamer crowd.
Firstly, it's nothing to do with the classic Motorola Razr, so you put that connection out of your mind!
Razer is a company best known for an extensive range of hardware for the PC gamer. This started as peripherals and then moved on to gaming PCs, then even slickly designed gaming tablets.
The company has now set its sights on phones and the Android-powered Razer Phone is the first to come out of Razer's brand new mobile division. It's a smartphone built for gaming and Razer is putting a lot into it.
- Simple all-black design.
- No headphone socket.
- Dual-lens cameras onboard.
- Snapdragon 835 is a great processor, but it's showing its age now.
- 8GB of RAM gives the Razer Phone space to impress.
- No water resistance.
- Impressive 4,000mAh battery.
- Lacks wireless charging.
- A gamer's phone at heart.
Pricing and availability
Razer's game-centric phone
The Razer Phone features a 120Mhz UltraMotion display, 4,000mAh battery and serious stereo speakers.
- The Razer Phone originally sold in Australia outright for $1099.
|Display size (inches)||5.7|
|Display resolution (pixels)||2560 x 1440|
|Pixels per inch (PPI)||515|
|Battery size (mAh)||4,000|
|Rear camera (1) resolution||12|
|Rear camera (1) aperture||f/1.75|
|Rear camera (2) resolution|
|Rear camera (2) aperture|
|Rear camera (3) resolution|
|Rear camera (3) aperture|
|Front camera (1) resolution||8|
|Front camera (1) aperture||f/2.0|
|Front camera (2) resolution|
|Front camera (2) aperture|
|Network category speed||N/A|