Tag: Razer Phone 2

Asus ROG Phone vs Razer Phone 2 vs Xiaomi Black Shark: Gaming smartphone deathmatch

We have seen gaming phones come and go, but in 2018 competition got fiercer than ever. The Asus ROG Phone, Razer Phone 2, and Xiaomi Black Shark lead the race to your pocket. They also want to get to your wallet, so you must find out which gaming handset offers the best bang for your […]

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Razer Phone 2 drops to $700 ($100 off) at multiple retailers

Razer’s second phone, creatively named “Razer Phone 2,” has been on the market for a couple of months now. Our review showed that it’s a good device overall, with many improvements over the original Razer Phone. It’s now available at a $100 discount from Amazon, Best Buy, Microsoft, and Newegg, bringing the price down to […]

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Razer Phone 2 factory images and kernel source are now available for download

For many, a phone is a black box filled with apps, connectivity, and no small part of modern tech magic. But for the technically inclined (like enthusiasts and developers), the intricate operations that keep us knee-deep in apps and services are well understood, and access to specifics like kernel sources and factory images helps tremendously […]

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What was your favorite phone from #phonepocalypse? (Poll of the Week)

Last week’s poll summary: Last week, we asked you to choose between the OnePlus 6T or Google Pixel 3. Surprisingly, out of over 60,000 total votes, the majority of Android Authority readers chose the 6T over the Pixel 3. Most voters said the Pixel 3 might have the superior camera, but other than that, the 6T blows it […]

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We asked, you told us: The Razer Phone 2 is the best gaming phone, but just barely

We saw the resurgence of the gaming-centric smartphone last year with the release of the original Razer Phone with its 120Hz display. Since that time, in addition to Razer putting out a second-gen handset, we saw a growing number of manufacturers announce high-performance “gaming” phones. With all of these devices now on the market, we […]

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[Update: Certified] Razer says it will add Verizon support to the Razer Phone 2 ‘ASAP’

The Razer Phone 2 is a predictable and modest improvement over the first-generation Razer Phone. It has a better 120Hz screen, wireless charging, and a glowing logo. It also has Verizon Wireless support, or rather, it will soon. The new Razer Phone has the necessary hardware for Verizon, but Razer is still working to make it […]

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Razer Phone 2 takes on JerryRigEverything and comes out on top

Whether he’s attempting to destroy an expensive phone or turning one into something even more beautiful by making it transparent, JerryRigEverything’s (real name, Zack) videos are essential viewing. The latest phone whose durability he tests is the Razer Phone 2 — which we reviewed here — let’s see how it gets on. The anodized aluminum frame […]

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A phone that supposedly works on Verizon does not work on Verizon (yet)

Even though the Razer Phone 2 supports Verizon network bands, the phone currently has network compatibility issues. The issues can prevent access to phone calls, messages, and LTE data. Razer acknowledged the compatibility issue and is working to fix it. One of the biggest differences between the original Razer Phone and the Razer Phone 2 […]

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Razer says it will add Verizon support to the Razer Phone 2 ‘ASAP’

The Razer Phone 2 is a predictable and modest improvement over the first-generation Razer Phone. It has a better 120Hz screen, wireless charging, and a glowing logo. It also has Verizon Wireless support, or rather, it will soon. The new Razer Phone has the necessary hardware for Verizon, but Razer is still working to make it […]

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What do you think is the best gaming phone? (Poll of the Week)

Last week’s poll summary: Last week, we asked you what you think is the best phone for power users. The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 garnered an average of 55 percent of the votes overall, while the Huawei Mate 20 Pro wasn’t far behind with around 45 percent of the votes. That was close! Gaming phones […]

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Razer Phone 2 is an impressive ‘gaming phone’ — but it needs to be a great all-around flagship to survive

Razer sees itself as a gaming phone pioneer. During today’s launch of the Razer Phone 2, the company stressed that while other companies may be following suit, it kicked off this new mobile category. But is it really a new, under-served segment of smartphone buyers? And is there enough of a market to support mobile hardware […]

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