Razer Phone 2 with Snapdragon 845, 8GB RAM spotted in Geekbench listings

The US-based gaming laptop and peripheral brand Razer entered the smartphone market in November last year with the launch of the Razer Phone. A few days ago, we first heard from Razer’s Global vice-president Chen Xiaoping that the company is prepping for the launch of its successor in the form of the Razer Phone 2. Chen even hinted that the device would first launch in China before releasing in other parts of the world.

A few days ago, we got to know from the company’s financial report that it is now focusing its resources into the development of the second-generation Razer Phone. Well, the Razer Phone 2 has now sneaked into Geekbench listings. The CPU benchmark listing reveals a few specifications of the device, which has managed to score 2,026 points in the single-core test and 8,234 points in the multi-core test.Going by the Geekbench results, we can see that the Razer Phone 2 will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, which will be clocked at 1.77GHz. To recall with the specifications of the Snapdragon 845, it uses four Kryo 385 Silver CPU cores clocked at 1.77GHz and four Kryo 385 Gold CPU cores clocked at 2.8GHz. The CPU block is paired with the Adreno 630 GPU. Moving onto the Razer Phone 2, the device will pack 8GB of RAM, a norm in the high-end segment this year, and will run Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box. These are the only details we could identify from the Geekbench listing.

Moving onto the other details like the smartphone such as the display size, camera configuration, and battery capacity, we don’t have details about them as of now. Interestingly, if we recall the specifications of the first-generation Razer smartphone, we can expect the successor to even offer a 120GHz refresh rate screen for a smoother appearance. Connectivity-wise, we should see some traditional offerings like Xiaomi Black Shark vs Nubia Red Devils vs Razer Phone: Price in India, Specifications, Features Comparison

In the related news, back in July, we saw Razer’s CEO Min-Liang-Tan confirming on Twitter that the company is working on bringing the Razer Phone to India. It has been ten months since the device had made its debut globally, but it hasn’t marked its presence in India yet. To recall the specifications of this first-generation Razer handset, it features a 5.7-inch IGZO LCD screen with 1440 x 2560 pixels resolution, 120Hz refresh rate and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The device was launched with Android 7.1 Nougat out of the box with Nova Launcher Prime Razer Edition app launcher. Under the hood, it packs an octa-core Snapdragon 835 chipset which is clubbed with 8GB of RAM. It ships with a 12MP+13MP dual rear-facing camera setup and packs a 4000mAh battery that supports Qualcomm QuickCharge 4.0+.

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