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Razer Phone 2

Specifications

Razer Phone 2
Razer Phone 2 (Phone Series)
Processor
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Octa-Core, 64 Bit
Graphics adapter
Memory
8192 MB 
, LPDDR4X
Display
5.72 inch 19,5:9, 2560 x 1440 pixel 513 PPI, kapazitiver Touchscreen, 10 Multitouch-Punkte, Abtastrate 120 Hz, IGZO LCD, UltraMotion 120 Hz Display, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, glossy: yes
Storage
512 GB UFS 2.1 Flash, 512 GB 
, 48 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: kombinierte Kopfhörer- und Mikrofonklinke (3,5 mm) über 24-bit-USB-C-DAC, Card Reader: microSD bis 1 TB , 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: Helligkeits-, Abstands-, Beschleunigungssensor, Gyroskop, Kompass, Schritterkennungssensor
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 5.0, GSM: 850/900/1800/1900, WCDMA: 1/2/3/4/5/8, 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, Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.5 x 158.5 x 78.99 ( = 0.33 x 6.24 x 3.11 in)
Battery
20 Wh, 4000 mAh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Android 8.1 Oreo
Camera
Primary Camera: 12 MPix Weitwinkel (12 MP, f/1.75, OIS) + Tele (12 MP, f/2.6), 4K Video
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix f/2.0
Additional features
Speakers: Stereolautsprecher, Keyboard: virtuell, modulares Netzteil, USB-C-Kabel, 24-bit-USB-C-DAC, SIM-Tool, Kurzanleitung, Sicherheits- und Garantiebestimmungen, Nova-Launcher, ChromaKit, Dolby Atmos, Razer Cortex, Game-Booster, Theme-Store, 24 Months Warranty, IP67-zertifiziert, Qualcomm QuickCharge 4.0+, kabelloses Aufladen, Benachrichtigungsanzeige über Razer Chroma RGB-Logo
Weight
219 g ( = 7.73 oz / 0.48 pounds), Power Supply: 94 g ( = 3.32 oz / 0.21 pounds)
Price
849 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 78.63% - good
Average of 8 scores (from 23 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 92%, features: 78%, display: 92% mobility: 88%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: 77%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Razer Phone 2

60% Razer Phone 2 Review: When Glowing Changes Are Not Enough
Source: Techno Buffalo English
That unfortunately leaves the Razer Phone 2 in the same place its predecessor was at last year—relegated to niche status for a few select users with the hopes that next year finally brings its breakthrough.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/27/2018
Rating: Total score: 60%
Razer Phone 2 review: Going against the grain
Source: Android Authority English
Priced at $799, the Razer Phone 2 is one of the few high-end flagships you can buy this year at the sub-$1,000 price point. It improves on the original Razer Phone by adding IP certification, wireless charging, and is still fantastic for gaming. It's an excellent flagship choice as long as your main priority isn't the camera.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/24/2018
80% Razer Phone 2 review
Source: Stuff TV English
Impeccable performance and the smoothest screen you'll find on Android, now improved with a design that's slightly more forgiving on your palms. It's still niche, though, and the higher price does it no favours.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/23/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
60% Razer Phone 2 Review: A Good Gaming Phone Looking to Break Out
Source: Tom's Guide English
The Razer Phone 2 offers good performance, excellent audio and a 120-Hz display, but the phone's camera still needs work.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/22/2018
Rating: Total score: 60%
Razer Phone 2 Review: This is What a Sequel Should Be
Source: Droid Life English
I’m happy because this verdict is very easy for me. Can you get over the fact that this phone isn’t pretty? Then buy it! It’s a really good phone and it makes quite a statement compared to all of the notches and slaps the face of beauty standards.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/22/2018
Razer Phone 2 first look
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Razer Phone 2 is a 0.5 refresh rather than a complete reimagining of the original ‘gaming phone’. It doesn’t have the immediate wow factor of the original as a result.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/15/2018
Razer Phone 2 review: Hands-on
Source: PC Advisor English
The Razer Phone 2 is far from a reinvention, and if you weren’t a fan of the original this is unlikely to convince you otherwise. Instead Razer has doubled down on its idiosyncratic design choices and backed it up with flagship features like waterproofing and wireless charging - along with a few novelty LEDs.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/11/2018
Hands on: Razer Phone 2 review
Source: Techradar English
The Razer Phone 2 isn't a re-imagining of the gaming phone, it's merely just an iteration. The cameras and display have been slightly upgraded, and it now has a glass back, wireless charging and a light-up Chroma logo - but also a higher price tag.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/11/2018
Razer Phone 2 attempts to fix the first phone's mistakes, will cost $800
Source: CNet English
Looking down at the glowing black box on the conference table in Razer's San Francisco offices one thing is already clear: The Razer Phone 2 is a better device than the gaming phone the company debuted a year ago. Mostly, because the brick I'm looking at isn't actually the phone itself, but a wireless charging brick outfitted with a bright ring of colorful LEDs.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/11/2018
Razer Phone 2 initial review: The gaming phone returns with illuminating logo
Source: Pocket Lint English
The Razer Phone 2 delivers a similar key spec to its predecessor, ensuring top-end 120Hz gaming, while dangling gamers' favourites from the brand such as that light-up LED Razer logo. It's a better phone for its advances, but ultimatey it's still a brickphone dressed in glass clothes.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/11/2018
Razer Phone 2 hands-on review
Source: GSM Arena English
Going back a year or so in time, there was a lot to love about the original Razer Phone. The same goes for the new Razer Phone 2. In fact, many of these lovable traits are shared between the two models. The key difference here seems to be that Razer has been working hard over the last year to make the new model better by address the key issues the previous model had and most importantly, on making it more appealing as an overall package.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/10/2018
The Razer Phone 2 Hands On: Now With Wireless Charging, IP67, and RGB
Source: AnandTech English
When Razer announced its Razer Phone as a 'gaming smartphone', a sizeable number scoffed at the idea - how can it be a gaming smartphone if everyone has the same flagship hardware? In Razer's own words, they were 'carving a new market' , with features like a 120Hz Ultramotion display and HDR, as well as a special fast chip under the hood. Razer says it easily met their sales expectations, and they are ready to announce the Razer Phone 2, a refined model with a number of extra requested features.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/10/2018

Foreign Reviews

80% Razer Phone 2 Das Gaming-Smartphone wird erwachsen
Source: Android Pit German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/22/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
120Hz-HDR-Display, Vapor Chamber und Dolby Atmos
Source: Gamestar German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/22/2018
90% Player Two is ready
Source: Inside Handy German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/22/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%
Razer Phone 2 Gemacht nicht nur für Gamer
Source: Android Pit German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/11/2018
90% Razer Phone 2 Flagship Gaming
Source: Curved German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/11/2018
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 92% display: 92% mobility: 91%
Razer Phone 2 Ein schicker Gaming-Brocken
Source: Inside Handy German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/11/2018
79% Game Master
Source: Connect - 9/18 German
Single Review, , Long, Date: 09/01/2018
Rating: Total score: 79% features: 78% mobility: 85% ergonomy: 77%
90% Review – Razer Phone
Source: PC Guia Portuegese PT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/27/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%
Razer Phone 2 hands-on: non più solo per i gamer
Source: AndroidPit.it Italian IT→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; high gaming performance; wireless charging; nice display.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/11/2018
Prise En Main Du Razer Phone 2 : Le « Flagship Gaming » Corrige Ses Gros Défauts
Source: Frandroid French FR→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; high gaming performance; excellent display; impressive design.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/11/2018
Prise en main du Razer Phone 2 : non, il ne s'adresse pas qu'aux gamers !
Source: AndroidPit.fr French FR→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; high gaming performance; elegant design; wireless charging.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/11/2018

Comment

Qualcomm Adreno 630: Integrated graphics card in the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC. According to Qualcomm 30% faster than the old Adreno 540 in the Snapdragon 835 with 30% less power consumption. Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
845: High-end SoC for smartphones that was introduced in early 2018 and manufactured in 10 nm LPP FinFET at TSMC. Integrates 4x Kryo 385 cores (Cortex-A75) at up to 2.8 GHz (max) for performance and 4x Kryo 385 at 1.8 GHz (max) for efficiency. Furthermore offers an X20 LTE modem, ac-WiFi and a dual-channel 32-Bit 1866 MHz LPDDR4x memory controller.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
5.72":

This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.  

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.219 kg:

This weight is typical for smartphones.


Razer: Razer USA Ltd. is an American hardware manufacturer founded in 1998. The focus is on gaming devices as well as accessories; traditionally computer mice. The products were often named after fables or animals. However, Razer also offers laptops under the series name "Blade".

There are reviews on the Razer Blade series since 2013, but not overly many. The market share in the laptop market is low and the ratings are average (as of 2016).


78.63%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2018-10-19)