The Razer Phone 2 was announced back in October of last year and is a gaming-centric mobile phone with impressive specifications. Our review found it to be a great device for media consumption. The original retail price of the Razer Phone 2 is US$799 but has been selling for $399 on Amazon for awhile now. As Black Friday would have it, you can get one now on Amazon or Razer’s website for a mere $299. That’s $500 off the retail price and gets you a phone worth much more than that.
Gaming phones have become sort of a thing last year and several other companies have joined the fray. I’m not sure if they’ve hit mainstream status just yet but there is certainly a market for such a device. ASUS,
Check out some of the specifications and features of the Razer Phone 2 below:
- Processor & Cooling: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 845 (2.80 GHz) with Adreno 630 GPU, Vapor Chamber Cooling
- System Memory: 8 GB (LPDDR4X)
- Storage – Internal: 64 GB UFS
- Storage – External: SIM + micro SD slot (up to 1TB)
- Display: 5.72-inch IGZO LCD 1440 x 2560 120 Hz, Wide Color Gamut, UltraMotion™ Technology, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Multi-touch,
- Rear Cameras
- 12 MP AF f1.75 Wide with OIS
- 12 MP AF f2.6 Telephoto, Dual PDAF (Phase detection Autofocus), Dual tone, dual LED flash
- Video: Up to 4K video recording with stereo audio
- Front Camera: 8 MP FF f2.0, 1080p Video
- Sound: Stereo front-facing speakers, Dual Amplifiers / Dolby Atmos Technology, USB-C to 3.5 mm Audio Adapter with 24-bit DAC
- Power: 4,000 mAh Li-Po battery, Qualcomm QuickCharge 4.0+
Wireless Fast Charging
- Wireless: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual-band (MIMO), Antennae 2×2, Bluetooth 5.0
- Logo: RGB Illuminated Razer Chroma Logo
- GSM: 850/900/1800/1900
- FDD-LTE: 1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/13/14/17/18/19/20/26/28/29/30/32/66/71
- TDD LTE: 38/39/40/41/48
- TD-SCDMA: 34/39
- LAA: 46
- 4×4 MIMO: 1/2/3/4/7/30/38/48/66
- Speeds: Up to 1.2 Gbit/s (Cat18)
- Water Resistance: IP67
- Size: 158.5 mm x 78.99 mm x 8.5 mm
- Android Version: Android 9.0
While gaming phones aren’t for everyone, there is a market out there and this phone is one of the better ones on the market. For the price, we think this is a pretty good deal for what you’re getting under the hood. The physical design is probably not for everyone but you may overlook that given the US$500 discount.
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