120 Hz phone – The Razer Phone Review Results




Razer 120 Hz Phone

Can a 120 Hz phone win over loyal iPhone fans? We’re sure to find out. On November 17th 2017, Razer is set to release their first ever phone. Check below for the spec list and the compiled review results from various reviewers. These will be updated as reviewers begin to publish their scores.

Razer Phone Specs

Dimensions 158.5 x 77.7 x 8 mm (6.24 x 3.06 x 0.31 in)
Weight 197 g (6.95 oz)
Build Aluminum body
SIM Nano-SIM
Display Type IGZO IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Display Size 5.7 inches, 89.6 cm2 (~72.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~515 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Refresh Rate 120 Hz
OS Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
CPU Octa-core (4×2.35 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo)
GPU Adreno 540
Memory Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB
Internal 64 GB, 8 GB RAM
CAMERA Primary Dual 12 MP, f/1.8 + 13 MP, f/2.6, 2x optical zoom, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
Video 2160p@30fps
3.5mm jack No
– Type-C to 3.5 mm headphone jack adapter
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
NFC Yes
FEATURES Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
BATTERY Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery

ReviewerScoreNormalized ScoreProsCons
WCCF Tech9.2/1092/100Beautiful 120Hz screen
Variable refresh rate gaming
Best speakers/audio quality in a phone
Decent pricing compared to other flagships
Generous spec sheet
Excellent thermals, even under intense gaming
All day running with huge 4,000 mAh battery
No headphone jack
No wireless charging
Expert Reviews4/580/100Beautiful 120Hz display
Top tier performance
Decent camera
Uninspired design
Short battery life is unexpected
Tom's Guide7/1070/100First 120-Hz Ultramotion display
Best-in-class audio
Great gaming performance
Stays cool under pressure
No headphone jack
Screen could be brighter
Cameras a step behind the competition
Below-average battery life
Pocket Lint4/580/100120Hz display means super-smooth operation throughout, the best speakers we've ever heard in a smartphone, savvy price considering the huge amount of power (SD835 and 8GB RAM) on boardBattery should last longer given its capacity, camera app is slow and results sub-standard, screen not the brightest, it's a bit of a brick in design terms, does Android really need a 'phone for gamers'?

Razer Phone

Razer Phone
8.1

Review 1

9.2/10

Review 2

8.0/10

Review 3

7.0/10

Review 4

8.0/10

Pros

  • Beautiful 120Hz screen
  • Top tier performance
  • Stays cool under pressure
  • savvy price considering the huge amount of power (SD835 and 8GB RAM) on board

Cons

  • No headphone jack
  • Short battery life is unexpected
  • Cameras a step behind the competition
  • it's a bit of a brick in design terms