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Razer Phone 2 announced, plus all-new gaming-grade gear for mobile domination (Local price update)

Razer Phone 2

Local pricing and promos up to date under.

Gamers certain are a aggressive bunch and gaming corporations it appears, not any much less. In the center of so many high-profile machine launches—Google Pixel Three yesterday and Huawei Mate 20 subsequent week to call a couple of—Razer has determined to throw their newest flagship into the fray.

The massive information from camp reptile at present is the launch of the Razer Phone 2, which seems to be a beefed-up model of the unique Razer Phone. Most of its parts have gotten an improve, however they’re all under-the-hood form of tweaks, which is why I would not fault you should you thought for a second that you simply had been nonetheless wanting on the first cellphone.

So what’s modified? Let’s begin with the plain. The Razer Phone 2 shares an nearly similar design and dimensions to its predecessor, although it’s 1.29mm wider and 0.5mm thicker at 158.5 x 78.99 x 8.5 mm (in comparison with the Razer Phone’s 158.5 x 77.7 x Eight mm). The Razer Phone 2 additionally contains a glass again to facilitate wi-fi charging, and an illuminated Razer Logo powered by Razer’s Chroma lighting. The cellphone can be lastly waterproof, with an IP67 score.

The Razer Phone 2’s rear cameras, once more, much like the primary cellphone at a look; twin 12MP cameras with a F1.75 huge and F2.6 zoom lens. However, the huge lens now has optical picture stabilization (OIS), and digital camera software program is meant to be significantly improved for higher photograph taking. Razer’s additionally moved the rear cameras from the facet of the cellphone to a prime center place although, so that you received’t be capable to use Razer Phone circumstances on the Razer Phone 2. The entrance 8MP digital camera now helps Full HD video streaming.

On the entrance, the Razer Phone 2 retains the massive prime and backside bezels on the entrance which homes twin entrance going through audio system identical to the Razer Phone. However, the Razer Phone 2 is meant to be a lot louder, with upgraded speaker {hardware} and Dolby Atmos assist.

Screen specs on the Razer Phone 2 are additionally much like the Razer Phone, with a 5.72-inch, 1,440 x 2,560-pixels, 120Hz UltraMotion IGZO LCD. However, it’s stated to be 50 % brighter on the brand new cellphone. With its massive audio system and quick display, the Razer Phone 2 is the one cellphone formally licensed by Netflix for each HDR video and Dolby Surround 5.1 audio content material playback.

Battery too, has not been modified, because the Razer Phone 2 retains a 4,000mAh battery identical to the unique, with QuickCharge 4+. However, as talked about earlier than, the brand new cellphone will now assist wi-fi charging. Razer additionally claims an extended battery life. The authentic Razer Phone was rated at 10 hours with its display set to the decrease default of 90Hz. The Razer Phone 2 can be rated for 10 hours, however is succesful to sustaining this with the display set to its full 120Hz.

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Specs-wise, the Razer Phone 2 has been up to date with the most recent Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 (up from the Snapdragon 835 on the Razer Phone), and can function Razer’s vapor chamber cooling system. Other specs embrace 8GB LPDDR4X RAM and 64GB of storage (expandable to 1TB through microSD).

The Razer Phone 2 has a advisable retail price of S$1,249 and can go on sale November 3 2018. It can be carried solely in Singapore by Singtel with the next mobile price plans and promos.

Mobile Price PlansCombo 1Combo 2Combo 3Combo 6Combo 12Combo XO
Razer Phone 2 64GBS$918S$798S$498S$268S$98S$398
Additional Freebies10 free Hearthstone card packs20 free Hearthstone card packs and 1 Hero pores and skin
6 months free DATA X4 add-on (S$19.90 per 30 days thereafter)
Limited version #teamrazer Gaming Pack for first 100 clients

In addition, clients who additionally join for the 1+1Gbps Fiber Pro Gamer Bundle will get one other S$100 low cost off the Razer Phone 2.

New equipment

To complement the launch of the Razer Phone 2, Razer additionally introduced two new mobile gaming peripherals for Android telephones.

The Razer Raiju Mobile is a Bluetooth gamepad with 4 re-mappable multi-function buttons and Mecha-Tactile motion buttons. It has an adjustable angle cellphone mount to work with totally different gadgets. Its companion app permits you to to customise the buttons to totally different recreation profiles and may assist most telephones operating Android 6.Zero and up. The Raiju Mobile has a neighborhood price of S$239.90 and worldwide availability in This autumn 2018.

 

The Razer Hammerhead USB-C ANC are lively noise canceling earbuds powered by a USB-C connection. I presume that you simply’d need ANC to dam out exterior annoyances whereas gaming. Specs-wise, the Hammerhead options twin drivers combining one dynamic driver with one balanced armature. Besides lively noise canceling features, it additionally comes with a built-in DAC supporting 24-bit/96kHz high quality audio. The earbuds will function a braided cable, full in-line mic and controls, plus include Comply Foam suggestions for even higher noise isolation. The Hammerhead USB-C ANC has a neighborhood price of S$159.90. You will be capable to purchase it on-line from the Razer Store on October 22nd, and a wider world availability in This autumn 2018.

Note: This article was first printed on Oct 11, 2018.

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