A few days back, Razer has officially confirmed about the presence of Razer Phone 2 while releasing the company’s 2018 interim results. Today, Antutu has revealed the key specifications of the device. It is also listed on the benchmarking website Geekbench. The Razer Phone 2 will be the successor to the Razer Phone which has created the all-new gaming smartphone niche. While the Razer Phone came with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform, the upcoming Razer Phone 2 will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform.
Earlier this year, Xiaomi and Asus came up with BlackShark and ROG-branded gaming smartphones respectively. Both these devices are powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC. At the IFA 2018, Nubia’s Redmagic smartphone also confirmed to soon launch the Snapdragon 845-powered Redmagic 2. The Razer Phone came with a 5.7-inch IGZO LCD display with Quad HD (2560 x 1440 pixels) resolution and 120Hz refresh rate. Just like its predecessor, the new Razer Phone 2 will also come with 16:9 display with Quad HD resolution.
The Snapdragon 845 chipset on this device will be accompanied by 8GB of RAM and 512GB of internal storage. While the Razer Phone 2 will be running on Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box, it should be receiving the Android 9.0 Pie update by the end of this year. Compared to other SD845-powered devices, the Razer Phone 2 has scored an impressive 2,83,397 Antutu score. According to the Geekbench listing, the same device has scores 2026 on single-core and 8234 on multi-core tests. Stay tuned on PhoneRadar for more details!