Razer, a brand known for making top-of-the-line products for gaming, has rolled out Android 9.0 Pie update to the Razer Phone 2, as confirmed earlier. The phone was launched in October last year with Android 8.1 (Oreo) operating system.
The update is around 1.5GB in size and it brings the latest February 2019 security patch to the Razer Phone 2. The company has released an Over-The-Air (OTA) update and might not be available for everyone. One can go to Settings> About Phone, to check for the latest update. Users can go to Settings> By Phone, to check for the latest update.
The Android Pie update will bring features like adaptive battery, adaptive brightness, App Actions, new gesture navigation system, simplified volume controls, revamped split screen, improved DND mode, notification management, Digital Wellbeing and more.
The Razer Phone 2 features a 5.72-inch Quad HD IGZO LCD UltraMotion display with 2560 x 1440 pixels resolution, 580 nits brightness, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The screen has a 120Hz refresh rate, meaning that users will able to enjoy smooth gaming experience with zero lag or stuttering. The logo on the back is RGB backlit and supports Chroma. The phone comes with a glass back and comes with an IP67 rating for water resistance.
It is powered by 2.8GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 845 64-bit 10nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 630 GPU. The new Snapdragon 845 chipset has a new vapor chamber cooling system. The phone has a massive 8GB of LPDDR4 RAM and 64GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 2TB via micro SD card slot.
The smartphone now runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) and has 4,000mAh battery supporting QuickCharge 4.0+ and fast Qi wireless charging. The Razer Phone 2 has front-facing stereo speakers that feature Dolby Atmos with Dual amplifiers.