Razer Phone gets Android 8.1 Oreo preview

Razer Phone gets Android 8.1 Oreo preview

Razer’s first ever gaming smartphone, conveniently named Razer Phone, is making the jump to Android Oreo. The device will skip several updates and will go straight to Android 8.1. The announcement came via Razer’s official Facebook page.


Right now though, the update will only be available as a developer preview with an official release slated for mid to late April 2018. Those who wish to get in on the fun can head on over to this link here and flash the 8.1 preview on their Razer phones. The Razer phone is priced at Php 37,500 (See listing here).

Razer Phone specs:
5.7-inch IGZO LCD 2560 x 1440, 515ppi
120Hz UltraMotion screen, Wide Color Gamut
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform
8GB dual channel (LPDDR4, 1866 MHz)
microSD card support up to 2TB
12MP AF f/1.75 Wide + 13MP AF f/2.6 Zoom rear cameras, Dual PDAF, dual-tone flash
8MP FF f/2.0 front camera
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 4.2
Fingerprint scanner (side-mounted)
Stereo front-facing speakers
Dual Amplifiers
Audio Adapter w/ THX-certified DAC
Dolby ATMOS and THX-certified audio
Android 7.1.1 Nougat
4,000mAh battery w/ Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+
158.5 x 77.7 x 8 mm
197 g

Zen Estacio is a Multimedia Producer for YugaTech. He is the team's laptop guru and one of their resident gamers. He has a monthly column compiling the latest and greatest the Nintendo Switch has to offer. Aside from that, he regularly writes gaming news, reviews, and impressions. You can hit him up at @papanZEN

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