Razer, a brand known for making top-of-the-line products for gaming, launched Razer Phone 2 in October last year with Android 8.1 (Oreo) operating system. Now the phone is said to receive the Android Pie update in this month end.
The Android Pie update will be rolled out to unlocked units of the Razer Phone 2 on February 27 while the carrier models will be receiving the update from 14th March. Those that are locked to AT&T will get the update on April 4.
The new update for the Razer Phone 2 will bring the latest February 2019 security patch apart from regular goodies of Android Pie features. The Android Pie update will bring features like adaptive battery, adaptive brightness, navigation gestures, simplified volume controls, revamped split screen, improved DND mode and more.
The Razer Phone 2 features a 5.72-inch Quad HD IGZO LCD UltraMotion display with 2560×1440 pixels resolution, 580 nits brightness, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. Like its predecessor, 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.
|Razer Phone 2|
|Display||5.72-inch Quad HD IGZO LCD UltraMotion|
|Memory||8GB RAM, 64GB storage|
|Camera||12MP + 12MP rear, 8MP front|
|OS||Android 8.1 Oreo|
|Price||Rs 59,500 (approx.)|
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 has 4,000mAh battery supporting QuickCharge 4.0+ and fast Qi wireless charging. It runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo) which is said to be upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie). The Razer Phone 2 has front-facing stereo speakers that feature Dolby Atmos with Dual amplifiers. The phone comes with a glass back and comes with an IP67 rating for water resistance.