The Razer Phone 2 shows it’s what’s inside that counts

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Razer’s first smartphone was one of the more unique devices last year. Bucking the trend of tiny bezels and curvy lines, Razer built a beastly, boxy device with giant speakers, a massive battery, and the first 120hz display in a smartphone.

But it had its fair share of issues too. The camera was lackluster and lacked optical image stabilization (OIS). The LCD display was fast but not particularly great otherwise. And the phone missed out on features available on other flagships like wireless charging and waterproofing.

The Razer Phone 2 looks nearly identical to its predecessor from the front, leading me to think it was a basic spec bump when the leaks first hit the web. But it actually represents


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