Razer Phone 2 is here! Exclusive with Singtel!

Gaming and eSports fans alert! The Razer Phone 2 is now available in Singapore! Razer is the world’s leading lifestyle brand for gamers!

During a recent Razer event, I had the opportunity to touch and play with the Razer Phone 2, playing games! If you love playing games, the Razer Phone 2 would definitely attract your attention! The screen is superb, true 120Hz display, excellent for gaming and watching videos too!

“The first Razer Phone disrupted the smartphone industry and created a new category,” said Min-Liang Tan, co-founder and CEO of Razer Inc. “With the Razer Phone 2, we have pulled out the stops to define flagship and gaming on our terms.”

Let me share more key information on the Razer Phone 2 below!

GAMING // PERFORMANCE 

The Razer Phone 2 offers up to 30 percent more performance than its predecessor, thanks to the combination of the latest flagship components and thermal cooling solutions.

The Qualcomm 845 Snapdragon chipset and Qualcomm Adreno 630 graphics processing unit (GPU) will blitz through the most demanding apps, and their performance is further enhanced by the Razer vapor chamber cooling system that provides for industry-leading thermal cooling.

The vapor chamber provides more surface area for heat to dissipate, while sustaining high frame rates for an overall cooler and more powerful experience.

FLAGSHIP // CAMERA 

The Razer Phone 2 improves on its imaging capabilities with a new rear dual-camera setup that offers a 12 MP wide-angle lens with optical image stabilization (OIS) and a 12 MP telephoto lens with 2x zoom. Be it fast action or low-light scenes, the Sony IMX sensors are tuned to produce low-noise images with a wide gamut of colors.

On the front, the 8 MP camera supports video streaming at full HD resolution, a boon for all live-streaming professionals.

The Razer Phone 2 camera app comes with a new user interface that allows for easy one-handed operation for portraits and scenic panoramas. Razer is committed to constantly provide software updates to take advantage of the latest improvements in the imaging space.

FLAGSHIP // ESSENTIALS

The Razer Phone 2 is now powered by Razer Chroma, the world’s most popular RGB lighting system for gamers.

The rear of the phone features the Razer triple-headed snake logo that glows in 16.8 million colors to provide app notifications (such as Facebook comments or WhatsApp messages). Razer Chroma also allows you to customize lighting effects such as Static, Spectrum Cycling and Breathing.

Wireless charging is now enabled on the Razer Phone 2 with its new glass back. Razer has announced its new wireless charger with Chroma – the world’s largest RGB lighting ecosystem.

If you prefer plugging in a USB-C cable, Qualcomm QuickCharge 4+allows users to charge the phone from a flat battery to 50 percent charge within just 30 minutes.

The Razer Phone 2 has also been tested for IP67 resistance to dust and water.

GAMING // TRUE 120 HZ DISPLAY 

One year after Razer launched the world’s first true gaming phone, the Razer Phone 2 continues to take the lead with the only true 120 Hz display– now with even better performance for those who love high framerates and silky-smooth action without any lag or stuttering.

Unlike other competing phones, the Razer Phone 2’s 5.7-inch UltraMotion™ IGZO display remains the only display in the industry that offers both 120 Hz screen refresh and 120 Hz touch sampling. What you see is what you touch.

The new display is now 50 percent brighter than the one in the first Razer Phone.

GAMING // DUAL FRONT-FACING SPEAKERS

The first Razer Phone made history by being able to churn out audio at record levels without distortion. The Razer Phone 2 is even louder and clearer than before, thanks to upgraded hardware and Dolby Atmos.

The dual front-spacing speakers take up home position on the top and bottom bezels, allowing for both incredible sound projection across any room, as well as an ergonomic form factor for long hours of handheld gaming.

GAMING // BATTERY LIFE 

The Razer Phone 2 packs a 4,000 mAH capacity battery for all-day gaming and entertainment needs, and Razer continues to improve battery efficiency.

Where its predecessor was benchmarked for 10 hours of battery life at a screen refresh rate setting of 90 Hz, the Razer Phone 2 is optimized to also last 10 hours at a higher 120 Hz[1].

The Razer Phone 2 works with LTE Gigabit networks with download speeds up to 1.2 Gbit/s.

GAMING // OPTIMIZED

As the pioneer in PC esports, and now mobile esports, Razer continues to work with the largest number of game publishers in the industry to bring about the best gaming experiences.

The Razer Phone 2 has been optimized for today’s hottest mobile titles like “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Mobile (PUBG Mobile),” “Rival Crimson x Chaos,” “Marvel Future Fight,” “Guns of Boom,” “RuneScape” and more.

Netflix

The Razer Phone 2 is the only phone officially certified by Netflix for HDR (high dynamic range) video content and Dolby Surround 5.1 audio content.

Razer Cortex 

Razer introduces Razer Cortex, the app that was built for mobile gamers.

Razer Cortex will help users organize their games on their phone, as well as recommend the latest games optimized for 120 Hz gaming. It will also optimize the Razer Phone 2’s performance for different games, either with easy presets or manual settings.

Razer Cortex is now available on Google Play Store, and will work with a variety of phones.

Razer Theme Store 

The Razer Theme Store on the Razer Phone 2 offers exclusive themes and wallpapers featuring today’s top gaming titles. Today gamers can already enjoy themes featuring “Vainglory,” “Arena of Valor,” “Tekken,” “Guns of Boom,” “Gear Club” and “Titan Assault,” and you can soon download “PUBG Mobile” themes.

[1]Mbench Web Browsing Benchmark using same brightness levels.

PRICE AND AVAILABILITY

The Razer Phone 2 will be available at a recommended retail price of S$1,249. It is exclusively available with carrier plans on Singtel.

For more information, visit razer.com/phone.

Singtel brings Razer Phone 2 to Singapore 

 Singtel announced that it is the exclusive carrier partner of the Razer Phone 2 in Singapore. Singtel customers will be among the first in Asia to enjoy the gaming lifestyle brand’s new flagship phone when it is released on 3 November. Prices for the Razer Phone 2 start from S$98. 

To maximise the gaming experience on Singapore’s fastest and widest mobile network, Singtel is offering a promotional bundle which includes six months of free1 DATA X 4 add-on, as well as free Hearthstone card packs. Available at S$19.90 a month, DATA X 4 quadruples the monthly data allowance for customers to enjoy gaming freely while on the go. DATA X 4 offers customers substantial savings. For example, a customer on Combo 6 can get an additional 18GB of data at less than $1 per day. 

Ms Gan Siok Hoon, Vice President for Mobile Marketing and Sales at Singtel, said, “We are delighted to bring the new Razer Phone 2 exclusively to our customers. We observed that many of our Razer Phone customers use two times more data than the average customer, so we are offering them free six months of DATA X 4. Now, they will have the huge data allowance and super-fast connectivity critical for mobile gaming. We will continue to expand our suite of e-gaming products and services to provide the ultimate gaming experience at home and on the go.” 

Singtel unveiled an ultrafast broadband service, 1+1 Gbps Fibre Pro Gamer Bundle.  Bundled exclusively with the Razer Sila gaming router worth S$409.90 and subscription to WTFast Gamer Private Network service, the service enables gamers to automatically link to the fastest gaming servers. Customers who purchase both the Razer Phone 2 and 1+1 Gbps Fibre Pro Gamer Bundle will receive S$100 off their Razer phones. 

* Information courtesy of Razer, Singtel Corporate Communications and The Orange Press *

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