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Check out the Razer Phone 2 and its chic boxy frame

Razer adds the flagship features missing from the original Razer Phone 2.

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The Razer Phone 2 is an Android phone geared toward gamers. It has most of the flagship features that were missing from the original Razer Phone.

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The screen has a refresh rate of 120 times per second, which keeps motion such as gameplay silky smooth.

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The screen is twice as bright as the one on the original Razer.

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The video on the Razer Phone 2 (left) appears brighter and more contrasted than that of the original Razer phone (right).

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The phone has a Gorilla Glass 5 back complete with a Razer logo that glows.

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You can change the color, brightness and settings of the light-up logo using Razer's Chroma app.

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The phone has a big forehead and chin which house two of the loudest speakers you'll find on a phone.

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It's rated to IP68, which means it'll survive a dip as deep as 1.5 meters for up to 30 minutes.

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The cameras have new sensors and the ability to take portrait mode photos.

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There's a fingerprint reader on the right side. It's flush which can make it difficult to find without looking at it.

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The only port on the phone is a USB-C one on the bottom.

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These are the two volume controls.

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The Razer Phone 2 with 64GB of storage costs $800 or £780 which converts to AU$1,225.

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It runs a close to a stock version of Android 8.1 Oreo, but will be upgraded to Android 9.0 Pie in the future.

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The Razer Phone 2 comes in two finishes: mirror black and satin black.

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The glass back on the Razer Phone 2 allows it to wirelessly charge.

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The $99 optional Razer Phone 2 wireless charger is definitely a must-have just for the light show it puts on when charging.

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Yes, the wireless charger matches the color you choose for alerts.

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