[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

Specs Razer Phone 2
Dimensions 158.5 x 78.99 x 8.5mm
CPU Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 @ 2.8GHz
GPU Adreno 630
RAM 8GB (LPDDR4X)
Rear Cameras 12MP (f/1.75 wide with OIS) + 12MP (f/2.6 telephoto) dual-tone LED flash, dual autofocus phase detection, 2160p @ 60FPS video recording
Front Camera 8MP f/2.0 w/ 1080p video recording
Storage 64GB/128GB (Satin Glass only) w/ microSD support
Display 5.72-inch 1440×2560 16:9 IGZO LCD514 PPI

120 Hz

Wide Color Gamut (WCG)

645 nits maximum

Corning Gorilla Glass 5

Audio No 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
Battery 4,000mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0+, fast wireless Qi charging
Ports USB Type-C
Fingerprint scanner Yes (Side-mounted)
Software Android 8.1 Oreo (upgradeable to Android Pie soon)
Connectivity Single SIM
NFC
Bluetooth 5.0
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
LTE with VoLTE
Bands
  • 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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