Razer Phone 2: Pricing, Specs, Features Compared

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Quick verdict

Razer really pushed the market with the specifications of the original Razer Phone, but the Razer Phone 2 is more of an incremental upgrade than another revolution.

The good

  • Snapdragon 845
  • Custom game optimisations

The bad

  • Design doesn't stray far from the original Razer Phone
  • Razer seems to be playing catch-up to other premium smartphones

Razer Phone 2 at a glance
When will the Razer Phone 2 come out? The Razer Phone 2 will hit Aussie shores in November 2018
What’s new about the Razer Phone 2? Snapdragon 845 processor, IP67 water resistance, dual-lens 12MP camera
How much will the Razer Phone 2 cost? Expected $1,200-$1,500

Razer's second premium smartphone is coming, and while Razer has significant muscle in the gaming space, the Razer Phone 2 doesn't differ a whole lot from its predecessor.

Razer has a significant pedigree in the gaming space, whether you're a fan of its gaming headphones, mice, keyboards or even laptops, but to date it's only launched a single smartphone, the original Razer Phone. In November 2018, it will release its follow-up, the unsurprisingly titled Razer Phone 2.

Design

  • Razer hasn't changed the design much from the original Razer Phone

Camera

  • Dual 12MP lenses for the rear camera

Performance

  • Snapdragon 845
  • Android Oreo
  • Gaming-specific performance settings

Battery life

  • 4,000mAh battery
  • Wireless charging

Verdict

  • Razer seems to be playing it safe
  • Still likely to be the best smartphone for mobile gaming on the market

Pricing and availability

Razer Phone 2

Razer takes its second crack at the smartphone market

The Razer Phone 2 improves upon its predecessor with an upgraded processor, a sharper dual-lens camera and official water resistance.

Promoted
  • Pricing for the Razer Phone 2 is still to be confirmed, but we'd expect it to land at $1,200-$1,500.
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OS Android 8
Display size (inches) 5.72
Display resolution (pixels) 2560x1440
Pixels per inch (PPI) 513
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Height (mm) 158.5
Width (mm) 78.99
Depth (mm) 8.5
Weight (g)
Battery size (mAh) 4,000
Wireless charging Qi
Internal storage 64GB
MicroSD expansion 2TB
Fingerprint scanner No
RAM 8GB
Water resistance IP67
Rear camera (1) resolution 12
Rear camera (1) aperture 1.75
Rear camera (2) resolution 12
Rear camera (2) aperture 2.6
Rear camera (3) resolution
Rear camera (3) aperture
Front camera (1) resolution 8
Front camera (1) aperture 2
Front camera (2) resolution
Front camera (2) aperture
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Network category speed Category 18
NFC support No
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Updated December 13th, 2018
Name Product Processor type Display size Display resolution Internal storage Provider in CTA
Snapdragon 835
5.7
2560 x 1440
64GB
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
5.72
2560x1440
64GB

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