Razer Phone 2 spotted on Geekbench, fares worse than the competition

Doris Richards
September 9, 2018

Why it matters: Razer got a lot right with its first smartphone and with a year of experience under its belt, the second-gen handset will likely be even better.

The Razer Phone 2 recently appeared on Geekbench with Snapdragon 845 SoC, 8 GB RAM and Android 8.1 Oreo. It has a Single-Core score of 2026 points and Multi-Core score of 8234 points, which is around the same expected from a Snapdragon 845.

Razer's CEO confirmed that the company is working on a successor to the original Razer Phone and initial rumors pointed to a September launch, but those were quickly dismissed by his latest statement, which suggested a December launch. Now the smartphone is spotted on the AnTuTu benchmarking and made the details more clear for the Razer Phone 2.

One thing that leaked benchmark result did do however did tell us what will be inside the new phone and what software it is running, at least now. And interestingly, both listings identify the phone as the Razer Phone 2.

Manufacturer could release Razer Phone 2 exactly a year after the first release and nearly guaranteed to get Snapdragon 845 or wait until Qualcomm will be ready to ship the new processors manufacturers, delaying the sequel is based on the Snapdragon 855 at least until early next year. It is powered by the Snapdragon 835 chipset, along with 8GB of RAM and 64GB of storage inside.

If you remember, we presented at the end of a year ago Razer Phone was based on the previous version of chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 835.

It also has dual front-facing speakers with Dolby Atmos technology, dual rear 12 MP cameras, an 8 MP front camera, and a microSD slot capable of up to 2TB capacity. Alongside the other updates, it was unveiled earlier today that the Razer Phone 2 may add the company's iconic Chroma LED lightning on the launch as a radical change in the conventional LED lighting system.

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