Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


619 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 82

Trusted
Subscriber

Topic # 224104 2-Nov-2017 14:45
Send private message

The Razer Phone has been officially launched!

 

Specifications:

 

- 5.7" QHD IPS display @ 120Hz
- Snapdragon 835
- 8GB RAM
- 64GB Storage + microSD Slot
- 4000mAH battery
- Band 28 support
- Front-facing stereo speakers
- Side-facing fingerprint sensor (on power button)
- Dual 12MP+13MP cameras with 2x optical zoom

Cons:
- No headphone jack
- No waterproofing

Links:
 - Official Press Release
 - MKBHD - First Impressions
 - Engadget - Hands On
 - Android Police - Hands On


Create new topic
182 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 31

Trusted

  Reply # 1894300 2-Nov-2017 15:21
One person supports this post
Send private message

Interesting looking phone. They're really trying to push their pedigree as a gaming brand.

 

 

 

One concern is the clock speed of the battery - 4000 MHz smile 

 

 

 

 




619 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 82

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 1894303 2-Nov-2017 15:27
Send private message

mrdrifter:

 

One concern is the clock speed of the battery - 4000 MHz smile

 



Haha, good catch. Fixed, thanks. :)


3194 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 911

Trusted

  Reply # 1894309 2-Nov-2017 15:40
One person supports this post
Send private message

Aww, it's not a flip phone (and I'm guessing in no way related to the razr... oh I see made by razer the pc peripherals company)


17 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 2


  Reply # 1894323 2-Nov-2017 16:16
Send private message

It really resembles the Nextbit Robin, they didn't alter the design that much. Too bad they've gotten rid of the lights on the back, they could've changed that to RGB and market it as a Chroma product.


4 posts

Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 1931758 7-Jan-2018 15:59
Send private message

I just got one shipped from the States.

 

Works well for me.

My only problem so far is that on Skinny Direct, I can only make and receive Calls/Text using "3G Only" option, when I switch to "LTE/3G/2G preferred" or "LTE/3G" options can't do or receive Calls/Text. However, mobile internet works just fine. on all modes ("3G Only","LTE/3G","LTE/3G/2G preferred"). Not sure with other majors (Vodafone, 2Degrees)

 

Razer Phone Network Frequencies

 

 


4 posts

Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 1931781 7-Jan-2018 17:12
Send private message

Razer Phone Network Frequencies: https://www.gsmarena.com/_razer_phone-8923.php

 

Click to see full size


3607 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2069

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1931782 7-Jan-2018 17:16
Send private message




Ex JohnR VodafoneNZ 17 years 4 days



619 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 82

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 1932048 8-Jan-2018 10:51
Send private message

1t5s1rr0n:

 

I just got one shipped from the States.

 

Works well for me.

My only problem so far is that on Skinny Direct, I can only make and receive Calls/Text using "3G Only" option, when I switch to "LTE/3G/2G preferred" or "LTE/3G" options can't do or receive Calls/Text. However, mobile internet works just fine. on all modes ("3G Only","LTE/3G","LTE/3G/2G preferred"). Not sure with other majors (Vodafone, 2Degrees)

 

Razer Phone Network Frequencies

 

 

 

 

 

 

Have you tried changing your radio band from United States? Open your dialer and dial *#*#4636#*#* -> Phone information -> Menu (three dots on top-right) -> Select Radio Band. Then chose either Australia if you have it, or Automatic. Reboot and test.


4 posts

Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 1935607 10-Jan-2018 14:20
Send private message

Hi d3xt3r,

 

I tried what you said

I got these options under Select Radio Band:

 

- Europe

 

- United States

 

- Japan

 

- Australia

 

- Australia 2

 

 

 

I tried both Australia & Australia 2 but it still doesn't work, when on "LTE/3G/2G preferred" or "LTE/3G" options.

 

 

 

I also have these options under Set preferred network type: in Phone Info of which I haven't touched yet and currently at: TD-SCDMA-WCDMA

 

- WCDMA preferred

 

- GSM only

 

- WCDMA only

 

- GSM auto (PRL)

 

- CDMA auto (PRL)

 

- CDMA only

 

- EvDo only

 

- Global auto (PRL)

 

- LTE/CDMA auto (PRL)

 

- LTE/UMTS auto (PRL)

 

- LTE/CDMA/UMTS auto (PRL)

 

- LTE only

 

- LTE/WCDMA

 

- TD-SCDMA only

 

- TD-SCDMA/WCDMA

 

- LTE/TD-SCDMA

 

- TD-SDCMA/GSM

 

- TD-SCDMA/UMTS

 

- LTE/TD-SCDMA/WCDMA

 

- LTE/TD-SDCMA/UMTS

 

- TD-SCDMA/CDMA/UMTS

 

- Global/TD-SCDMA

 

- Unknown

 

 


4 posts

Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 1950418 2-Feb-2018 06:51
Send private message

d3Xt3r:

 

1t5s1rr0n:

 

I just got one shipped from the States.

 

Works well for me.

My only problem so far is that on Skinny Direct, I can only make and receive Calls/Text using "3G Only" option, when I switch to "LTE/3G/2G preferred" or "LTE/3G" options can't do or receive Calls/Text. However, mobile internet works just fine. on all modes ("3G Only","LTE/3G","LTE/3G/2G preferred"). Not sure with other majors (Vodafone, 2Degrees)

 

Razer Phone Network Frequencies

 

 

 

 

 

 

Have you tried changing your radio band from United States? Open your dialer and dial *#*#4636#*#* -> Phone information -> Menu (three dots on top-right) -> Select Radio Band. Then chose either Australia if you have it, or Automatic. Reboot and test.

 

 

 

 

==Update 28/01/2018==

On "LTE/3G","LTE/3G/2G preferred" I can actually do text messages, but still no calls (even if Radio Band is set to either Australia or Australia , when you dial *#*#4636#*#*), so currently on "3G only". This only seems to affect Skinny and Skinny Direct. (I'm on Skinny Direct 3GB plan and I have a spare Skinny SIM)

 

On 2Degrees and Vodafone (I also have spare SIM) Calls/Text on all modes "LTE/3G","LTE/3G/2G preferred" or "3G Only" works w/o issue. I tried it with all Radio Band options as well"USA", "Japan", "Australia" & "Australia 2" and works flawlessly on both 2Degrees and Vodafone.

 

On 2Degrees I had to manually setup APN and MMS first though.


Create new topic

Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.