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Razer Phone vs Razer Phone 2, what are the main differences

Oct-12-2018 Oct-12-2018 3439

The Gaming Master, Razer is back with the Razer Phone 2. The previous Razer Phone and the newer Razer Phone 2 have the similar design, display and equality in build quality, cameras to battery. To check what's new in the Razer Phone 2, let's make a comparison between  two, Razer Phone and Razer Phone 2. It will guide you to know should you upgrade to the latest model or not or previous.

Body and Display Comparison

Razer Phone made of aluminium body which was not water resistant whereas the Razer Phone 2 comes with the same aluminium body which is IP67 rated to ensure dust and water resistance up to one meter for 30 minutes. Razer Phone came with simple Razer logo on the back while the Razer Phone 2 has a RGB illuminated Razer logo on the rear.

Razer Phone had 5.7 inches display, 16:9 aspects ratio, Quad HD resolution, 515 PPI density, and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on front as well as back. On the other hand, Razer Phone 2 sports a 5.72 inches display, 16:9 aspects ratio, 1440x2560 pixels resolution, 513 PPI density, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 and oleophobic coating.

Razer Phone got 300 NITs maximum brightness while the Razer Phone 2 has 650 NITs double display brightness so we can say that Razer Phone 2 gives more splendid, sharper and brighter views. Both phones have used IGZO IPS LCD display Technology, wide color gamut and up to 120Hz frequency.

Software and Hardware Comparison

Razer Phone was running Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box.  However, Razer Phone 2 runs Android 8.1 Oreo right out the box.  Razer Phone 2 is planned to upgrade to Android 9.0 Pie so you would be able to experience the latest and optimized operating system with the newer gaming phone.

Razer Phone got the Snapdragon 835 chipset, Adreno 530 GPU and Octa-Core 10 nm processor ticking at 2.35 GHz frequency. Coming to the next, the Razer Phone 2 is powered by the most efficient Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Chipset, Adreno 630 GPU, and 10 nm Octa-Core processor which has a double clock rate of 2.8GHz. Additionally, Razer Phone 2 has a vapor chamber cooling system to prevent from getting extra heat. All in all, Razer Phone 2 offers an inspiring and a better gaming experience than precursor.

Memory wise, the Rezer Phone and Razer Phone 2 have same configurations of 8GB RAM and 64GB Internal Storage. Micro SD Slot is available in both models. You can expand memory upto 512 GB.

Camera Comparison

Razer Phone and Razer Phone 2 have the same Dual 12MP (f/1.8) + 12MP (f/2.2) back cameras and 8MP (f/2.0) front camera, but the Razer Phone 2 is supported with OIS and AI wisdom camera technology. It helps camera lovers to shoot more beautiful pictures without compromising with image quality. Both phones offer you to record 4K video at 30fps.

Battery Life and Charging Comparison

Razer Phone and Razer Phone 2 both are empowered with Li-Po 4000mAh non-removable batteries. So there is a slight difference in their endurance rating. The Razer Phone gives the longer lasting performance than the Razer Phone 2 as the device uses the higher nits of display brightness.

Wireless Charging Support: Razer Phone supports only Fast Charging. However, the Razer Phone 2 supports  Fast Charging as well as Wireless Charging Option.

Price and Verdict

Razer Phone Priced at $700 while the Razer Phone 2 Price is $800. By spending hundred dollars more, you can enjoy the best gaming experience, the latest software, most powerful hardware, brightest display, maximum RAM and Wireless Charging like heart touching facilities.

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