Razer Phone: Plans | Pricing | Specs

Quick Verdict

The first phone from Razer is high-end and pitched solidly at the gaming market.

The good

  • Fast performance
  • UltraMotion display
  • Dual-lens camera
  • 8GB RAM

The bad

  • All-black design is bland
  • Snapdragon 835 is now somewhat old for a premium phone
  • Best suited for gamers
  • No headphone jack

Razer Phone at a glance

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.

Design

  • Simple all-black design.
  • No headphone socket.

Camera

  • Dual-lens cameras onboard.

Performance

  • 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.

Battery life

  • Impressive 4,000mAh battery.
  • Lacks wireless charging.

Verdict

  • A gamer's phone at heart.

Pricing and availability

Razer Phone

Razer's game-centric phone

The Razer Phone features a 120Mhz UltraMotion display, 4,000mAh battery and serious stereo speakers.

Promoted
  • The Razer Phone originally sold in Australia outright for $1099.
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OS Android 7
Display size (inches) 5.7
Display resolution (pixels) 2560 x 1440
Pixels per inch (PPI) 515
Processor Snapdragon 835
Height (mm) 158.5
Width (mm) 77.7
Depth (mm) 8
Weight (g) 197
Battery size (mAh) 4,000
Wireless charging No
Internal storage 64GB
MicroSD expansion 2TB
Fingerprint scanner Yes
RAM 8
Water resistance N/A
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
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Network category speed N/A
NFC support Yes
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Updated September 19th, 2018
Name Product Processor type Display size Display resolution Internal storage
Snapdragon 835
5.7
2560 x 1440
64GB

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