Razer Phone 2 Vs Samsung Galaxy Note 9, which one to buy? Razer unveiled their newest smartphone which is the Razer Phone 2, this is coming after the Razer Phone that was released last year. The Razer Phone 2 has so many upgraded features of the Razer Phone and its an interesting gaming smartphone. Apart from being a gaming smartphone, it’s also good for entertainment especially for Netflix and PUBG lovers. However, we will be comparing it to the Galaxy Note 9 by Samsung which is one of the best smartphones in the year 2018. Will the Razer Phone 2 be able to survive in the smartphone market? Find out all you need to know in our comprehensive comparison. Enjoy!
Razer Phone 2 Vs Samsung Galaxy Note 9: Design
The Razer Phone 2 has an aluminum alloy body design. It has some curved edges that makes it a bit more comfortable to grip. This smartphone has a Gorilla Glass at the back which allows wireless charging. Its fingerprint sensor is located on the power button. While the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is built with Aluminum and it has a curved front and a chamfered edge that runs across the entire body that makes it feel less slippery, the fingerprint sensor sits below the camera. The Razer Phone 2 weighs 220g, while th Note 9 weighs less at 201g.
Razer Phone 2 Vs Samsung Galaxy Note 9: Display
The Razer Phone 2 sports a 5.72-inch QHD+ IGZO capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels, the screen has a pixel per inch density of 513. While, the Note 9 sports a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 1440 x 2960 Pixels in resolution and 516ppi.
Razer Phone 2 Vs Samsung Galaxy Note 9: Software and Hardware
The Razer Phone 2 houses a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset with an octa-core processor clocking speed of up to 2.8GHz. The Razer Phone 2 has 8GB RAM and 64GB storage space.
While the Note 9 houses the same Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 Chipset with octa-core processor clocking at 2.8GHz. In the RAM department, the Note 9 has 6GB/8GB and 128GB/512GB storage space.
For the Software, Razer Phone 2 runs on the Android 8.1 Oreo operating system. While the Note 9 runs on the Android 8.1 Oreo operating system as well.
Razer Phone 2 Vs Samsung Galaxy Note 9: Camera
The Razer Phone 2 has a rear dual camera setup of 12MP+12MP and a front/Selfie camera of 12 megapixels. While the Note 9 has a rear dual camera set up of 12MP+12MP with a great front camera of 8MP with f/1.7 aperture.
Razer Phone 2 Vs Samsung Galaxy Note 9: Battery
Powering the Razer Phone 2 is a Li-lon 4000mah Non-removable battery with fast battery charging. While the Note 9 is powered by a Li-lon 4000mAh Non-removable battery with fast charging as well.
Razer Phone 2 Vs Samsung Galaxy Note 9: Verdict
They are both great smartphones with high-end features at a mouthwatering price. However, I think the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 still beats the Razer Phone 2 hands down.
Razer Phone 2 Vs Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Specs Comparison
|Model||Razer Phone 2||Samsung Galaxy Note 9|
|Announced||October, 2018||August, 2018|
|Released||October, 2018||August, 2018|
|Status||Available on Shopping stores||Available on Shopping stores|
|2G Network||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz|
|3G Network||WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100||WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100|
|4G Network|| LTE band LTE 700 MHz Class 13, LTE 700 MHz Class 17, LTE 800 MHz, LTE 850 MHz, LTE 900
MHz ,LTE 1700/2100 MHz, LTE 1800
MHz, LTE 1900 MHz, LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz, LTE-TDD 1900
MHz (B39), LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40) LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41), LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38), LTE 700
MHz (B12), LTE 700 MHz (B14), LTE 800 MHz (B18), LTE 800 MHz (B19),
LTE 850 MHz (B26), LTE 700
MHz (B28), LTE 700 MHz (B29), LTE 2300 MHz (B30), LTE 1500 MHz
(B32) LTE 1700/2100 MHz (B66)
LTE 600 MHz (B71)
| LTE band LTE 1(2100), 2(1900),3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850),7(2600), 8(900), 12(700),
13(700), 17(700), 18(800),
19(800), 20(800), 25(1900),
26(850), 28(700), 32(1500),
38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300),
Nano + Nano
|SIM Count||Single SIM||Dual SIM|
|Dimensions||78.99 x 158.5 x 8.5 mm||161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm|
|Water Resistant||Yes with IP67||Yes|
|Protection|| Yes, RGB Illuminated Razer
Chroma Logo on the back
|Colours||Black||Metallic copper, Lavender purple, Ocean blue, Midnight black|
|Display Type||QHD+ IGZO capacitive touchscreen||Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen|
|Resolution||1440 × 2560 pixels||1440 x 2960 pixels|
|Colors||16M colors||16M colors|
|Touch Screen Model||Capacitive||Capacitive|
|Features|| Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant, Display manufacturer- Sharp,
650 nits of brightness,Corning Gorilla Glass 5, 120 Hz refresh rate, Ultra Motion Technology, Wide Color Gamut
|Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant, HDR10 compliant– Always-on display|
|12MP + 12MP||12MP + 12MP|
|2160p@60fps|| 2160p@60fps, 1080p@240fps,
720p@960fps, HDR, dual-video rec
White balance settings
White balance settings
|f/1.75 + f/2.6||f/1.5 + f/2.4|
|1.4µm + 1.0µm||1.4|
|1/2.55″ + 1/3.1″||1/2.55″|
|Android 8.1 Oreo||Android 8.1 Oreo|
|Qualcomm Snapdragon 845||Exynos 9810 Octa – EMEA Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845|
|CPU||Octa-core 2.8GHz||Octa-core 2.8GHz|
|GPU (Graphics)||Qualcomm Adreno 630||Mali-G72|
|Yes, Up to 512GB||Yes, up to 512GB|
|Card Type||microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC||microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC|
|Controls||Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key||Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key|
|USB Type||Yes, Type-C||Yes, Type-C|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS||Yes, with A-GPS|
|Battery Type||Li-lon Battery||Li-lon Battery|
|Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC||Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC|
|Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player||Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player|
|Vibration, Ringtones||Vibration, Ringtones|
|MP3, WAV||MP3, WAV|
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
Razer Phone 2 Vs Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Price
|Starting From||$799 – $899||$999 – $1,250|
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