Razer Phone 2 Android Pie update starts rolling out

Razer confirmed that it will be rolling out the Android 9.0 Pie update to the Razer Phone 2 this week. Keeping its word, the company has now started rolling out the Pie update. Since this is a staged rollout, it might not be available for everyone right away. Continue reading “Razer Phone 2 Android Pie update starts rolling out”

Razer Phone 2 Android Pie update to roll out from February 27th; Razer lays off 2% workforce

Razer has announced that it will roll out Android Pie update to the Razer Phone 2 starting from next week. Since Razer keeps its UI close to stock, the Pie software too is pretty close what you’d find on Pixel phones. It brings gestures and they are enabled by default. However, Razer’s launcher doesn’t support the suggested apps or a long-swipe to get to the app drawer. Continue reading “Razer Phone 2 Android Pie update to roll out from February 27th; Razer lays off 2% workforce”

Razer Phone 2 Hands On – The Ultimate Gaming Phone

Last year when Razer took the wraps off its first phone, I like many others, was a little skeptical. Do gaming phones need to be a thing? Is there a market for a phone designed for the gamer? That question was answered when the Razer Phone turned out to be a good phone and great for gaming. It had some shortcomings but this year Razer has a new phone to fix some of those. Here is the Razer Phone 2! Continue reading “Razer Phone 2 Hands On — The Ultimate Gaming Phone”

Razer Phone 2 with 5.7-inch QHD 120Hz display, Snapdragon 845, 8GB RAM, water-resistant body, Chroma RGB logo announced

Razer just announced the Razer Phone 2, successor of last year’s Razer Phone, as it had promised. The phone packs a 5.72-inch Quad HD 120 Hz UltraMotion display delivering fastest refresh rates and smooth graphics suitable for gaming, same as the predecessor, but this has 645 nits, making it brighter than the predecessor. This is powered by the latest Snapdragon 845 with Vapor Chamber Cooling that allows heat to spread throughout the phone via a custom vapor chamber which vastly increases the surface area for heat to dissipate, resulting in fewer hot spots and up to 8GB of RAM.

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Razer Phone 2 with QHD display, Snapdragon 845, 8GB RAM, 512GB storage surfaces in benchmarks

Razer announced the Razer Phone back in November last year. After the confirmation of the Razer Phone 2 by the company in the earning call recently, it has surfaced in AnTuTu Benchmark confirming some of the specifications, including whopping 512GB of storage, up from 64GB storage on the first-generation gaming smartphone. Continue reading “Razer Phone 2 with QHD display, Snapdragon 845, 8GB RAM, 512GB storage surfaces in benchmarks”