Razer Phone 2 starts receiving Android Pie update

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Last week, Razer confirmed that it would start rolling out Android Pie update for the Razer Phone 2 from February 27. Well, staying true to its words, the company has started rolling out the Android Pie update for the Razer Phone 2.

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This Android Pie update for Razer Phone 2 comes with features like navigation gestures, adaptive battery, app actions, and Google’s Digital Wellbeing features. The update also brings in support for 4K video recording at 60 frames/second. Until now, the phone could only record 4K videos at 30 frames/second.

Having said that, the update is currently only rolling out to unlocked units. The carrier-locked units will receive Android Pie on March 14, with the units locked to AT&T getting it on April 4.

The Razer Phone 2 was launched in last October with Android 8.1 Oreo. It is powered by Snapdragon 845 SoC which is paired with 8 GB RAM. The smartphone features 5.72-inch Quad-HD LCD display having a refresh rate of 120 Hz. You can check out full specs of the Razer Phone 2 below.

Razer Phone 2 Specifications

  • CPU: Snapdragon 845 octa-core processor
  • RAM: 8 GB LPDDR4X
  • GPU: Adreno 630
  • Operating System: Android 8.1 Oreo with Nova Launcher Prime (Android 9.0 Pie rolling out)
  • Display: 5.72-inch Quad-HD (2560 x 1440 pixels) IGZO LCD display with 120 Hz refresh rate, 120 Hz touch sampling, UltraMotion Technology, and Gorilla Glass 5
  • Rear Camera: 12 MP (wide-angle, f/1.75 aperture, OIS) + 12 MP (telephoto, f/2.6 aperture, 2x zoom) with Dual PDAF and dual-tone LED flash
  • Front Camera: 8 MP with f/2.0 aperture
  • Internal Storage: 64 GB (Mirror Black), 128 GB (Satin Black) UFS
  • External Storage: Expandable up to 1 Terabyte via microSD card
  • Connectivity: 4G LTE, GPS, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, MIMO, USB Type-C
  • Other: Side-mounted Fingerprint Scanner, Dual Front-Facing Stereo Speakers with Dual Amplifiers, Dolby Atmos, 24-bit DAC, Glowing Logo with Razer Chroma, Vaper Chamber Cooling, IP67 dust and water resistance
  • Colors: Mirror Black, Satin Black
  • Battery: 4000 mAh with Quick Charge 4.0+ and Wireless Charging

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