Tag: Razer Phone 2

[Update: Now at Best Buy] Razer Phone 2 slashed to $500 ($300 off) for a limited time

With Snapdragon 855-running smartphones around the corner, we’ve begun to see markdowns on “older” flagships that are powered by the S845 SoC. Today’s sale on the Razer Phone 2 (which is just a few months old) is one such instance — it can be had for $500, down from $800. The Razer Phone 2 is […]

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The Razer Phone 2’s Pie factory images and kernel source are now available

Following the Razer Phone 2’s Android 9 Pie release late last month, the company has published updated factory images and kernel source code for the phone. The files are now available for download on Razer’s site for those of you who need them. Both the initial Android 9 update and the subsequent maintenance release, which […]

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Razer CEO talks big about Razer Phone innovation, mum on Razer Phone 3

Gaming hardware and peripheral company Razer made a big announcement today: the company is partnering with Chinese software giant Tencent (via TechCrunch). The Razer/Tencent collaboration will lead to more integration between Razer hardware and Tencent games and apps. During a press event announcing the partnership, though, Razer CEO Min Liang Tan discussed another topic: the […]

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Razer Phone 2 camera app update adds 60fps recording option

Shortly after news of Pie incoming for the Razer Phone 2, the company pushed out an update to the camera app that enables the option for 60 frames per second video recording. Here’s the changelog: Support for 60FPS video recording has been added! Record your favorite moments with gloriously smooth framerates. Android P update required […]

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Pie and a price cut: There’s never been a better time to buy a Razer Phone 2

[embedded content] Following the Android Pie rollout to the Razer Phone 2 yesterday, the company is now gearing up to give the handset a significant price cut (via GSMArena).  The Razer Phone 2 will tomorrow (March 1) be reduced to $499 — $300-off the regular $799 price. The limited offer will apparently be available at Razer’s online […]

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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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